Whatever we do at work or for leisure, most of us will have come into contact with a volunteer, whether for a small grassroots organisation or a larger well-known charity, and we all can appreciate the difference they make to their local community. Volunteering can make a huge difference for vulnerable people within our communities.
Whatever we do at work or for leisure, most of us will have met a volunteer, whether for a small grassroots organisation or a larger well-known charity, and we all can appreciate the difference they make to their local community. Volunteering can also help your employment prospects, providing you with experience that a future employer will value. You may even find the inspiration for a career change!
Below are some of the opportunities available to get you started on your volunteering journey.
Make a meaningful impact by joining the British Red Cross as a Customer Service Volunteer Mobility Aids in Lincoln. This role involves helping individuals in your community access wheelchairs and mobility equipment during challenging times. If you’re compassionate, enjoy an office environment, and like meeting people, this volunteer opportunity is for you.
Lincolnshire Community Health Services provides volunteering opportunities with your local NHS Trust. Contribute to your community, support patients and staff, and gain valuable NHS experience.
If you prefer training before diving into volunteering, the Volunteer Centres in Lincolnshire offer free online training courses across various subjects.
Volunteering in Lincolnshire
There are a variety of volunteering opportunities available around the county, from small, local organisations to large, national charities. Contact your local volunteer service to find out how you can help.
Connect with local volunteer services to discover a range of opportunities, from small local organisations to large national charities. Reach out to your local volunteer service to find out more.
This service runs accredited Volunteer Centres in Boston, Spalding, Grantham and Louth, as part of Volunteer Centres Lincolnshire. They can put you in touch with community groups and charities that are looking for people to support them in a variety of roles.
From Age UK to Dog rescue centres, you’ll find something local to you where you can lend a helping hand, Contact Connect to Support Lincolnshire can help you search for organisations that will welcome your support.
The Royal Voluntary Service is a national charity that matches you with the right voluntary role, offering support in hospitals and communities.