Carers Leeds Vacancies

Carers Leeds celebrates diversity and is an Equal Opportunities organisation, we welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly BME and LGTBQ communities and/or people with disabilities.


Carers Leeds volunteers are integral to our service and we wouldn’t be able to run the range and diversity of services that we do offer if it weren’t for them. Could you be the next amazing volunteer to join our team? Take a look at our volunteering page here:

Even if we don’t have any specific volunteering roles open, you can express an interest in volunteering at Carers Leeds. Please fill in the enquiry form via the link below and we will get back in touch with you regarding your interest to volunteer at Carers Leeds.

Current Volunteer Roles:

Volunteer Digital Inclusion Befriender


Are you interested in digital inclusion and want to make a difference by supporting others to use technology?

Our new volunteer digital inclusion befriender role will involve offering one-to-one digital support to digitally excluded carers (in their homes or in the community) who want to build their confidence using technology. This role might include supporting carers to:

  • Access and use equipment and devices to get online.
  • Become confident using technology.
  • Use different apps relevant to their needs and interests (such as games, online shopping, video calling and online banking).
  • Access online support groups and events.

This role will make a difference and empower individuals to feel more independent and confident in their own ability regardless of any perceived barriers they face.

If you are interested in applying for this role or want some more information, please get in touch with Holly, our Digital Inclusion Co-ordinator, at or 07494 272 022.

Volunteer Befriender


Are you friendly and easy to talk to? Do you enjoy being a listening ear?

Our volunteer befriender role will involve offering one-to-one befriending support to carers across Leeds.

The role involves meeting up with:

• Meeting carer on regular basis 1:1 in the community or in the home.
• Offering emotional and practical support.
• Supporting the carer to feel less isolated and/or lonely.
• Being a listening ear.
• Keeping in regular contact with the befriending co-ordinator and attending 1:1 support sessions.

If you are interested in applying for this role or want some more information, please get in touch with Gayle, our Carers Befriending Co-ordinator, at or 07508 426 656.

Volunteer Support Group Assistant x 2


Do you like meeting new people? Are you accepting and welcoming?  

Here at Carers Leeds, we hold monthly Carer Support Groups across the city. The groups are a good way for carers to share experiences and get peer support from other people in a similar situation.

Our Mental Health Carers team are looking for volunteers to support them to:

  • Purchase refreshments before the group (optional task) 
  • Set up the area where refreshments are to be served  
  • Give a warm welcome to carers and visitors attending the group  
  • Be able to serve refreshments
  • Be friendly and chat to members of the group
  • Refer information, advice and support enquiries to the facilitator 
  • Help to clean up and tidy up after the event  

The role makes a difference by creating a friendly and welcoming space for carers who attend groups. 

We offer a friendly volunteer environment, worthwhile work experience, social events, the chance to learn new skills and gain knowledge, access to training, supervision, and travel expenses in exchange for your time and effort.

If you are interested in applying for this role or want some more information, please get in touch with Tom Harris (He/Him), Team Leader, at or 07792 662 396 

Carers Leeds supports unpaid carers:

Carers Advice Line: 0113 380 4300
Carers Advice Email: