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Age UK Gateshead relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand?


Apply to volunteer

Volunteering will give you the opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, improve the lives of older people and help support the work we do.

People who can dedicate some of their time. We have a wide range of voluntary roles that are suited to people and their skills.

This depends upon the role that you are interested in. Some roles require as little as an hour a week and some require more, this can be arranged with the volunteer co-ordinator.


Take a look at the voluntary roles currently available, just click for the role outline that interests you.

 Walks Leader Assistant Role Outline

Social Group Volunteer Role Outline

Retail Assistant Volunteer Role Outline

Passenger Assistant Role Outline

Minibus Driver Volunteer Role Outline

Local History Champion Volunteer

Gardening Project Volunteer

Dementia Care Assistant Role Outline

Day Centre Helper Volunteer Role Outline

Day Centre Activity Organiser Volunteer Role Outline

Customer Service Advisor Volunteer Role Outline.

Telephone Befriender Volunteer Role Outline.

What else you can do to support us

  • Take part in a fundraiser

    Could you help us to raise vital funds by taking part in a fundraising event? We have regular events such as sponsored walks, but you could also do your own fundraiser like a cake sale.

  • Get your colleagues involved

    Could you talk to your colleagues or your employer about how you can support us? We have lots of ideas for how organisations can get involved, including sponsoring an event, making us Charity of the Year, or donating equipment.