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Amber Valley Volunteer Centre

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Below is a list of all the volunteering opportunities currently available in Amber Valley.

You can click on the title of each opportunity to be taken to the www.do-it.org website for more information and to apply, alternatively, if you would like to talk to us about applying for this opportunity, please contact our Volunteer Development Worker, Hannah Curzon on 01773 512076 / hannahcurzon@avcvs.org

ACTIVITIES/ EVENTS
Events & Engagement Volunteer National Trust Hardwick Hall
Event Volunteer Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group South Wingfield
Event Organiser/ General Helper Belper Stroke Club Belper
Belper Goes Green ECO Festival Volunteer Transition Belper Belper
Arts Event Support Volunteer Fleet Arts Belper
Activity Volunteer Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Day Trip Helper Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Events Coordinator Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Garden Party Organiser Friends of Babington Hospital Belper
Craft Club Helper Aldercar High School Aldercar
Car Boot Sale volunteers Friends of Babington Hospital Belper
Trolley Shop Supply purchaser Friends of Babington Hospital Belper
Event Support Volunteer Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
Weekend Activity Volunteer Leonard Cheshire Disability Alfreton
Activity Co-ordinator Making Space Derbyshire Dementia Support Service Derbyshire
Activity Facilitator Springs Nottingham Brinsley
General Volunteer National Trust Hardwick Hall
Events Coordinator Shipley Project Partnership Derbyshire
Volunteer Coordinator Shipley Project Partnership Derbyshire
Aeroplanes and Activities Sidekick Mencap Belper/Derby/East Midlands Airport
Sports Sidekick Mencap Belper/Derby
ADMINISTRATION/ OFFICE / RESEARCH/ TRANSLATION/ HELPLINE
Digital Administration Volunteer Amber Valley Dementia Action Alliance Home Based
Data Processing/ Admin British Heart Foundation Ripley
Telephonist/ Call Handler British Heart Foundation Alfreton
Volunteer Researcher Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Cultural Exchange Visits Regional Organiser HOST UK Home Based
Help Line Volunteer No Panic Work from Home
Secretary Crich Glebe Field Centre Crich
Volunteer Coordinator and Mentor National Tramway Museum Crich
Volunteer Coordinator Special Olympics Derbyshire Home Based
Minute Secretary Friends of Babington Hospital Belper
Volunteer Office Staff Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
School Liaison Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Home Based
Gateway Assessor Citizens Advice Derbyshire
Volunteer stock processor and admin assistant FareShare East Midlands Holmewood
Reader to record local newspaper to cassette tape Amber Valley Talking Newspaper Amber Valley
Volunteer Administration Manager The Genesis Academy Alfreton
ADVOCACY / LEGAL
Advocate Derbyshire Advocacy Service Derbyshire
Appropriate Adult Derbyshire Appropriate Adult Service Derbyshire
Welfare Rights Volunteer Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre Derbyshire
ANIMALS
Volunteer Horse Care Assistant Spirit and Soul Equine Centre Kirk Langley
Dog Walker Babbington Rescue Babbington (Awsworth)
CATERING
Kitchen Assistant Marlpool Luncheon Club Marlpool
Lunch Club Volunteer Belper Community Cottage Belper
Food Bank Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Volunteer Cook Making Space Derbyshire Dementia Support Service Derbyshire
Healthy Eating Leader Langley Community Church Derbyshire
CHILDREN/ YOUNG PEOPLE
Children’s Play Leader Messy Kidz Pinxton
Child Contact Centre Volunteer Belper Community Cottage Belper
Scout Section Leader/ Assistant Scout Leader 1st Alton Manor Scouts Belper
Scout Section Leader/ Assistant Scout Leader Ripley 1st Scouts Ripley
Scout Group Assistant Sitwell 1st Scouts Horsley Woodhouse
Baby and Toddler Group session volunteer NCT Belper
Adult Volunteer Derbyshire Army Cadet Force Ripley
Befriender Derbyshire Autism Services Group Amber Valley
Saturday and Holiday Volunteer Derbyshire Autism Services Group Amber Valley
Meet and Greet Buddy Derbyshire Toy Libraries Crich/ Belper
Stay and Play Support Volunteer Derbyshire Toy Libraries Crich/ Belper
Activities & Groups Volunteer Ironville Children’s Centre Ironville
Parent & Carer Forum Volunteer Ironville Children’s Centre Ironville
Youth Project Volunteer Support MASSIVE Community Youth Project Duffield
School Groups Activity Assistant National Stone Centre Wirksworth
Schools Coordinator Shipley Cricket Club Shipley
Play Scheme and Trips Out volunteer Umbrella Derbyshire
Community Activity Activator Volunteer Amber Valley Borough Council Amber Valley
Playgroup Helper Ambergate & District Playgroup Ambergate
Youth Group Volunteer Langley Community Church Langley
Helping young people with learning difficulties Oyster Club Alfreton
Schools Service volunteer NSPCC Derbyshire
Session Volunteer Morton Monkeys Morton, Alfreton
Volunteer Mentor/ Teaching Assistant The Genesis Academy Alfreton
CRIME
Safe & Secure Volunteer Hearing Help Amber Valley
Belper Street Angel Belper Street Angels Belper
Volunteer Victim Case Worker Derbyshire Victim Derbyshire Derbyshire/Derby
Circles Volunteer Safer Living Foundation Whatton, Nottinghamshire
DRIVING
Driver British Heart Foundation Ripley
Mini Bus Driver Ashmere Ripley/ Codnor
Driver CT4TC Amber Valley
Mini Bus Driver CT4TC Amber Valley
Passenger Assistant CT4TC Amber Valley
Part time driver DDCIL Derbyshire
Passenger Escort DDCIL Derbyshire
Volunteer Car Driver EMAS Amber Valley
Care Service Driver NSL Ltd. Derbyshire
Volunteer Driver British Heart Foundation Alfreton (Clothing) Alfreton
Mini-bus Driver P3 Charity Derbyshire
Mini Bus Driver The Genesis Academy Alfreton
Driver FareShare East Midlands Holmewood
Driver’s Assistant FareShare East Midlands Holmewood
ELDERLY
Resident Visitor/ Friend Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Home from Hospital volunteer Amber Valley CVS Belper/ Ripley/ Heanor/ Langley Mill
Befriender Leonard Cheshire Disability Alfreton
Home Library Service Volunteer Derbyshire County Council (Library Service) Amber Valley
Lunch Club Assistant CT4TC Amber Valley
Shopping Assistant CT4TC Amber Valley
Passenger Assistant CT4TC Amber Valley
Telephone Befriending Crich Careline Crich
Footcare Volunteer Tootsies Footcare Amber Valley
Befriender AVCVS Amber Valley
Phone Buddy AVCVS Ripley
Befriending – telephone friend The Silver Line Helpline Home based
Befriending Making Space Derbyshire Dementia Support Service Derbyshire
Coordinator Contact the elderly Derbyshire
Driver Contact the elderly Derbyshire
Tea party host Contact the elderly Derbyshire
FUNDRAISING / MARKETING / SPEAKER
Volunteer Fundraiser Disability Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living Ripley
Fundraising Group Member Marie Curie Heanor/ Ilkeston
Head of Fundraising Team Spirit and Soul Equine Centre Kirk Langley
Volunteer Fundraising Assistant Spirit and Soul Equine Centre Kirk Langley
Committee Member (Marketing & Events) Heanor 50+ Forum Heanor
Fundraising and Support Volunteer Alfreton Party in the Park Alfreton
Car Boot Sale & Store Money Collector volunteer Leonard Cheshire Disability Alfreton
Fundraising Group Leader British Heart Foundation Amber Valley
Community Representative Derbyshire Air Ambulance Amber Valley
Volunteer Collection Box Coordinator Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Fundraising Marketing Coordinator Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Fundraising Team Member Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Press/ Media Coordinator Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Volunteer Speaker Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Amber Valley
Poppy Collectors Royal British Legion Amber Valley
Fundraiser Shipley Cricket Club Shipley
Divisional Secretary SSAFA Forces Help Work from Home
Marketing & Fundraising Volunteer Riddings Park Community Centre Home Based/ Riddings
Fundraiser Codnor Castle Codnor
Creative Display Volunteer Ironville Children’s Centre Ironville
My Guide promotion and recruitment volunteer Guide Dogs Derbyshire
Fundraising Volunteer Dogs for Good Derbyshire
Registered Speaker Dogs for Good Derbyshire
Fundraiser/ Events Organiser Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Sooty Box Collector RNIB Amber Valley
Publicity and promotions volunteer Ironville Childrens Centre Ironville
Fundraiser Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Volunteer Sales and Marketing Manager The Genesis Academy Alfreton
Marketing Officer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Country Park, Heanor
Funding Officer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Country Park, Heanor
HEALTH/ WELLBEING
Volunteer Support Worker WISH (Wirksworth In Support of Health Wirksworth, Derbyshire
Heart Helper British Heart Foundation Amber Valley
Cultural Exchange Weekends – Short term Host HOST UK Home Based
Cultural Exchange Days – Short term Host HOST UK Home Based
Case Worker Volunteer Royal British Legion Derbyshire
Health Champion Healthwatch Derbyshire Derbyshire
Critical Friend Healthwatch Derbyshire Derbyshire
Befriender Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Caseworker SSAFA Forces Help Amber Valley
Communication Befriender Stroke Association Amber Valley/ Derby
Communications Support Volunteer Stroke Association Heanor/ Mickleover
Listening Volunteer The Samaritans Derby
Belper Street Angel Belper Street Angels Belper
Community Listener Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
Healthwatch Promoter Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
Mystery Shopper Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
Consultation & Evaluation Volunteer Ironville Children’s Centre Ironville
Enter and View Authorised Representatives Healthwatch Derbyshire Derbyshire
Mentor to our Specialist Learning Disabilities Enter and View Authorised Representatives Healthwatch Derbyshire Derbyshire
My Guide (supporting visually impaired people to complete activities) Guide Dogs Derbyshire
Friendship First Volunteer Our Vision Our Future Amber Valley
Derbyshire Emergency Volunteers Derbyshire County COuncil Amber Valley
Home visiting volunteer Home Start Derby and Amber Valley Amber Valley
Gap Year Social Care Volunteer Volunteering Matters National
Eye Clinic Point of Contact Sight Support Derbyshire Ripley
General volunteer Accessible Belper Belper
Matinee Publicity Support Dementia Friendly Matinee Screenings Derbyshire
Matinee Event Support Dementia Friendly Matinee Screenings Derbyshire
Street Buddy P3 Charity Derbyshire
HISTORY
Guide Heage Windmill Heage
Meet and Greet Hosts Heage Windmill Heage
Miller Heage Windmill Heage
Visitor Centre Volunteers Heage Windmill Heage
General Volunteers Codnor Castle Codnor
Various opportunities Strutts North Mill Belper
Work Party/ Restoration Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Volunteer Office Staff Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Volunteer Crew Member Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Helmsman Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Fundraiser Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Boat Master Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Research Volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Country Park, Heanor
LITERATURE
Book Sorter British Heart Foundation Ripley
OUTDOORS/ GARDENING/ HANDY PERSON
Volunteer Horticulture Assistant Spirit and Soul Equine Centre Kirk Langley
Allotment Volunteer Amber Trust Swanwick
Local Nature Reserve Volunteers Groundwork Amber Valley
Painting and Decorating Volunteer Fleet Arts Belper
Grounds Maintenance National Stone Centre Wirksworth
Groundsperson Shipley Cricket Club Shipley
Woodland Volunteer Waingroves Community Woodland Trust Waingroves
Volunteer Gardeners and Landscape Manager Alfreton Hall Alfreton
Practical Conservation Volunteer DerwentWISE (Derbyshire Wildlife Trust) Lower Derwent Valley (Matlock Bath to Derby)
Community Centre Volunteer Riddings Park Community Centre Riddings
General Volunteer Codnor Castle Codnor
WatersideCare Volunteer WatersideCare Amber Valley (Ripley, Somercotes and Ironville)
Tram Conductor Crich Tramway Museum Crich
Outdoor Volunteer Go Wild in Wirksworth Wirksworth
Land Volunteer Springs Nottingham Brinsley
Work Party/ Restoration Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Leawood Pumphouse Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Volunteer Crew Member Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Helmsman Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Boat Master Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Handy Person Babbington Rescue Babbington (Awsworth)
Maintenance Volunteer The Genesis Academy Alfreton
Conservation bank volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Park, Heanor
Garden and nursery volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Park, Heanor
Gardener Fleet Arts Belper
Volunteer painter and decorator Salcare Heanor
RETAIL
Volunteer Warehouse Operative Valley CiDS Alfreton
Shop Assistant Age UK Heanor
Shop Assistant Age UK Duffield
Sales Floor Assistant British Heart Foundation Ripley
Sales Floor Assistant British Heart Foundation Alfreton
Stock Generator British Heart Foundation Ripley
Stock Room Assistant British Heart Foundation Ripley
Warehouse Assistant British Heart Foundation Alfreton
Sales Assistant Give for Good Charity Shop Swanwick
Retail Assistant Relate Alfreton
Retail Assistant RSPCA Ripley
Charity Shop Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Lighthouse Charity Shop Volunteer Valley CIDS Swanwick
Charity Warehouse Volunteer Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children Heanor
Retail Assistant Oxfam Belper
Shop Volunteer Friends of The Cromford Canal Cromford
Retail Volunteer The Air Ambulance Service Carsington
Charity Shop Team Member Give for Good Ripley
Warehouse Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Shop floor volunteer British Heart Foundation (Clothing) Alfreton
SPORT
General Helper, player, coach Amber Valley Rugby Club Somercotes
Junior Leader/ Coaches Marehay Cricket Club Marehay
Session Assistant Ripley Amateur Boxing Club Ripley
Assistant Coach Shipley Cricket Club Shipley
Junior Team Manager Shipley Cricket Club Shipley
Community Activity Activator Volunteer Amber Valley Borough Council Amber Valley
Coach/ Fitness Coach Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
First Aider Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Matchday Assistance Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Support volunteers Belper Town Football Club Belper
Boccia Session Volunteer (No experience needed) Community Sports Trust Alfreton
Marshal Shipley Park Run Shipley Country Park
Basketball Assistant Special Olympics Derbyshire Chesterfield
TECHNOLOGY
Function Tester British Heart Foundation Alfreton
Environmental Events and Advice Volunteers Marches Energy Agency Derbyshire/ Nottinghamshire
TRUSTEESHIP
Volunteer Treasurer Disabilty Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living Ripley
Committee Member (Marketing & Events) Heanor 50+ Forum Heanor
School Governor Ripley Nursery School Ripley
Trustee Age UK Derbyshire
Executive Committee Member 1st Ripley Scouts Ripley
Trustee SSAFA Forces Help Work from Home
Trustee Amber Valley CVS Ripley
Treasurer and General Committee Members Salcare Heanor
Trustee/ Project Manager Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group Home based/ South Wingfield
Treasurer Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Committee Member Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Treasurer Shipley Project Partnership Homebased
Secretary Amber Valley Stroke Group Ripley
Secretary Shipley Project Partnership Homebased
Treasurer Horsley Woodhouse Community Association Horsley Woodhouse
Treasurer Special Olympics Derbyshire Home based
VARIOUS
Various opportunities Strutts North Mill Belper
Volunteer office cleaner Salcare Heanor
Various opportunities within a family entertainment centre Genesis Centre Alfreton
Warehouse Assistant FareShare East Midlands Holmewood
Derbyshire Refugee Support Group Volunteers Citizens UK Derbyshire

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