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Volunteering opportunities

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 or any new or personalised opportunities, please contact us on 01773 512076 / admin@avcvs.org. 

ACTIVITIES/ EVENTS
Events Volunteer National Tramway Museum Crich
Events & Engagement Volunteer National Trust Hardwick Hall
Activity Volunteer Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Day Trip Helper Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Activity Facilitator Springs Nottingham Brinsley
General Volunteer National Trust Hardwick Hall
Volunteer Coordinator Shipley Project Partnership Derbyshire
Mobile Information Van Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Fundraising Event Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Event Organiser CT4TC Derbyshire
Volunteer Community Listener Healthwatch Derbyshire Derbyshire
Community Arts Event/ Workshop Volunteer Junction Arts Bolsover District
Lunch club front of house volunteer Marlpool United Reformed Church Luncheon Club Marlpool, Heanor
Village Carnival Helper Ambergate Carnival Ambergate
Summer Festival Volunteer Wildwood Adventure Camps Derbyshire
Events Volunteer Heage Windmill Heage
Official Happy Person Our Alfreton – Happy Fest Alfreton
RSPB Local Group Leader RSPB Midlands Chesterfield
ADMINISTRATION/ OFFICE / RESEARCH/ TRANSLATION/ HELPLINE
Regional Support Coordinator Medical Detection Dogs Amber Valley
Secretary Crimestoppers Home Based/ Derbyshire
Volunteer Energy Adviser Citizens Advice Bureau Amber Valley
Data Processing/ Admin British Heart Foundation Ripley
Telephonist/ Call Handler British Heart Foundation Alfreton
Help Line Volunteer No Panic Work from Home
Volunteer Coordinator and Mentor National Tramway Museum Crich
Volunteer Office Staff Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Website and Social Media Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Home Based
Telephone Gateway Assessor Citizens Advice Derbyshire
Social Media and Marketing Volunteer Exercise Roadshow Derbyshire
Volunteer Secretary Riddings Park Community Centre Riddigns
Website and Social Media Volunteer Riddings Park Community Centre Working from home
Admin Support The Royal British Legion Derbyshire
Child Contact Co-ordinator Belper Community Cottage Belper
Cataloguing Assistant National Tramway Museum Crich
Administrator for small charity Alfreton Party in the Park Alfreton
Volunteer marketing assistant Go Wild in Wirksworth Home based
Volunteer in a friendly office Belper Community Cottage Belper
Administrator Accessible Belper Belper
ADVOCACY / LEGAL
Welfare Rights Volunteer Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre Derbyshire
ANIMALS
RDA Riding Leader Volunteer Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Scropton, South Derbyshire
RDA Side Walker Volunteer Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Scropton, South Derbyshire
Yard Volunteer Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Scropton, South Derbyshire
CATERING
Kitchen Assistant Marlpool Luncheon Club Marlpool
Lunch Club Volunteer Belper Community Cottage Belper
Food Bank Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Kitchen Assistant Salcare Heanor
Coffee bar volunteer Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Scropton, South Derbyshire
Catering Assistant Midland Railway Trust Ltd Ripley
Catering Assistant RSPB Midlands Sherwood Forest
CHILDREN/ YOUNG PEOPLE
Young at Heart Inter-generational Stay & Play Volunteer Derbyshire Toy Libraries Holbrook/ Belper
Family Support Befriender Derbyshire County Council Amber Valley
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
1:1 or 2:1 volunteer support Derbyshire Autism Services Group Amber Valley
Groups Volunteer Support 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
Youth Project Volunteer Support MASSIVE Community Youth Project Duffield
School Groups Activity Assistant National Stone Centre Wirksworth
Session Volunteer Morton Monkeys Morton, Alfreton
School Liason Volunteer Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Activites and Groups Volunteer Ripley Childrens Centre Ripley
Child Contact Co-ordinator Belper Community Cottage Belper
Home Visiting Volunteer Home Start Derbyshire
Forest School Volunteer Assistant Go Wild in Wirksworth Wirksworth
Summer Festival Volunteer Wildwood Adventure Camps Derbyshire
CRIME
Campaign Coordinator Crimestoppers Home based
Fearless Rep Crimestoppers Home based
Ambassadors Coordinator Crimestoppers Home based
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 Medical Detection Dogs Amber Valley
Mini Bus Driver Ashmere Ripley/ Codnor
Mini Bus Driver CT4TC Amber Valley
Volunteer Car Driver EMAS Amber Valley
Volunteer Driver British Heart Foundation Alfreton (Clothing) Alfreton
Mobile Information Van Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Driver Contact the Elderly Derbyshire
ELDERLY
Befriender for female resident Morton Grange Nursing Home Morton (near Alfreton)
Resident Visitor/ Friend Ashmere Care Home Ripley/ Codnor
Lunch Club Assistant CT4TC Amber Valley
Telephone Befriending Crich Careline Crich
Footcare Volunteer Tootsies Footcare Amber Valley
Befriender AVCVS Amber Valley
Coordinator Contact the elderly Derbyshire
Driver Contact the elderly Derbyshire
Tea party host Contact the elderly Derbyshire
FUNDRAISING / MARKETING / PHOTOGRAPHY/ WRITER/ SPEAKER
Speaker Medical Detection Dogs Amber Valley
Fundraiser Medical Detection Dogs Amber Valley
Collection Box Coordinator & Leaflet Distributor Medical Detection Dogs Amber Valley
Volunteer Charity Box Coordinator The Shaw Mind Foundation Home Based
Fundraising Group Member Marie Curie Heanor/ Ilkeston
Committee Member (Marketing & Events) Heanor 50+ Forum Heanor
Marketing and Fundraising Volunteer Riddings Park Community Centre Home Based/ Riddings
Fundraising Volunteer Dogs for Good Derbyshire
Fundraiser/ Events Organiser Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Fundraiser Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Marketing Officer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Country Park, Heanor
Fundraising Collections Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Fundraising Event Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Derbyshire
Social Media and Marketing Volunteer Exercise Roadshow Derbyshire
Marketing Volunteer Exercise Roadshow Derbyshire
Fundraiser Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Derbyshire
Promotions Assistant Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill Derbyshire
Volunteer Marketing Administration Assistant National Tramway Museum Crich
Event Ambassador CT4TC Derbyshire
Volunteer marketing assistant Go Wild in Wirksworth Home based
Community Engagement Assistant RSPB Midlands Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire
Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badges) RSPB Midlands Derbyshire
Publicity and Marketing Volunteer Accessible Belper Belper
HEALTH/ WELLBEING
Case Worker Volunteer Royal British Legion Derbyshire
Listening Volunteer The Samaritans Derby
Belper Street Angel Belper Street Angels Belper
Community Listener Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
Mystery Shopper Healthwatch Derbyshire Amber Valley
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
Matinee Publicity Support Dementia Friendly Matinee Screenings Derbyshire
Hospital Eye Clinic Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Ripley
Activity Group Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Ripley
Mobile Information Van Volunteer Sight Support Derbyshire Ripley
Cultural Exchange Weekend – Short Term Host HOST UK Home based
Cultural Exchange Days – Short Term Host HOST UK Home based
Men in Sheds Volunteer P3 Swanwick
Appropriate Adult Appropriate Adult Service Derbyshire
1:1 or 2:1 volunteer support Derbyshire Autism Services Group Amber Valley
Groups Volunteer Support Derbyshire Autism Services Group Amber Valley
Telephone Befriender Derbyshire Carers From home or Ripley office
Befriender for the Royal Air Forces Association RAF Association Belper
Group Supporter Alzheimer’s Society Derbyshire
HERITAGE
Visitor Centre Host Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill Cromford
Guide Heage Windmill Heage
Meet and Greet Hosts Heage Windmill Heage
Miller Heage Windmill Heage
Visitor Centre Volunteers Heage Windmill Heage
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
Towpath Walker Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Tour Guide Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill Cromford
Promotions Assistant Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill Cromford
Cataloguing Assistant National Tramway Museum Crich
Research Volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Country Park, Heanor
Carriage/ Wagon Maintenance Volunteer Midland Railway Trust Ltd Ripley
Museum Assistant National Stone Centre Wirksworth
LITERATURE
Book Sorter British Heart Foundation Ripley
OUTDOORS/ GARDENING/ HANDY PERSON
Allotment Volunteer P3 Charity Swanwick
Local Nature Reserve Volunteers Groundwork Amber Valley
Grounds Maintenance National Stone Centre Wirksworth
Woodland Volunteer Waingroves Community Woodland Trust Waingroves
Practical Conservation Volunteer DerwentWISE (Derbyshire Wildlife Trust) Lower Derwent Valley (Matlock Bath to Derby)
Community Centre Volunteer Riddings Park Community Centre Riddings
WatersideCare Volunteer WatersideCare Amber Valley (Ripley, Somercotes and Ironville)
Tram Conductor Crich Tramway Museum Crich
Forest School Volunteer Assistant 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
Towpath Walker Friends of the Cromford Canal Cromford
Conservation volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Park, Heanor
Garden and nursery volunteer Shipley Project Partnership Shipley Park, Heanor
Cleaning and Maintenance Support Volunteer Scropton Riding and Driving Centre RDA Scropton, South Derbyshire
Men in Sheds Volunteer P3 Swanwick
Canal restoration week long holidays Waterway Recovery Group Nationwide
Casual Weekend Gardener for Children’s Play Area Derbyshire County Council (Childrens Services) Ripley
Youth Ranger (14-18 year olds) National Trust Hardwick Estate, Chesterfield
RETAIL
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
Charity Shop Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Charity Warehouse Volunteer Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children Heanor
Volunteer Shop Assistant Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children Heanor
Retail Assistant Oxfam Belper
Shop Volunteer Friends of The Cromford Canal Cromford
Warehouse Volunteer Salcare Heanor
Shop floor volunteer British Heart Foundation (Clothing) Alfreton
Stock Processor The Children’s Society Ripley
Shop Volunteer National Stone Centre Wirksworth
Retail Assistant RSPB Midlands Sherwood Forest
SPORT
Coach/ Fitness Coach Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
First Aider Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Matchday Assistance Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
TECHNOLOGY
Function Tester British Heart Foundation Alfreton
TRUSTEESHIP
Treasurer Crimestoppers Home Based
Trustee Amber Valley CVS Ripley
Treasurer and General Committee Members Salcare Heanor
Treasurer Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Committee Member Ripley Town Football Club Ripley
Secretary Amber Valley Stroke Group Ripley
VARIOUS
Device Maker Remap Derbsyhire
Reader to record local newspaper to cassette tape Amber Valley Talking Newspaper Home based

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