Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering Feels Good!

Age Concern is all about volunteers. From the people who shift socks in our shops to those blazing a trail as trustees they’re absolutely everywhere within the charity. We live and breathe volunteering and love it that way! If you’d like to volunteer for Age Concern, no matter in what capacity or no matter the hours then get in touch and we’ll have a chat.
Join the Age Concern volunteer army and make a difference! Remember; volunteering feels good. We have the cause and you have the effect…

Volunteering Roles

  • Retail shops - assist in maximising profits from the sale of donated and news goods by assisting customers and processing sales or preparing goods ready for sale by sorting, hanging, pricing steaming.
  • Dementia Services - To support staff and service users within a therapeutic group, to build on experience and maintain skills. Groups include art, baking, carpentry, gardening and much more
  • Access to Benefits - To complete forms including Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Carer’s Allowance.
  • Befriender - To offer social contact for an older person who has been assessed by the Befriending Officer as being lonely and at risk of isolation