At Carers Leeds, we are lucky to have fantastic team of volunteers. Our talented volunteers work across our organisation on a variety of projects. We value the contribution of every volunteer and believe in treating our volunteers like the superstars they are. Take a look at some of the vacancies below and see more about our volunteering programme on our volunteering page.
Support group assistant volunteers
Are you great at making others feel welcome? Carer support groups are a good way for carers to get emotional support from other carers who understand the things they are going through.
The role will involve helping to set up the event space, offering a friendly welcome, serving refreshments and chatting to carers, helping to clean and tidy up after the group. (Locations: Crossgates, Middleton.)
Creative carers group volunteer
Do you enjoy arts and crafts? We’re looking for a volunteer with a passion for art and craft projects. Someone who would enjoy working with staff and volunteers to run a monthly art and craft group.
The role will involve engaging carers and encouraging them to participate in the activities. Jointly taking the lead of the sessions and assisting with planning of the group. You will also have the opportunity to develop craft activities and to bring your own interests and skills. (Location: City Centre)
We are looking for volunteers who are…
- Warm and welcoming
- Accepting of others regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality
- Friendly, open-minded and sensitive to the needs of others
- Caring, compassionate and confident
- Good listeners who have a genuine interest in others
The time commitment for the above roles is 3-4 hours per month and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Training will be provided. To find out more contact Valerie Banks, Volunteer Coordinator on 0113 246 8338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.