Parkrun volunteers needed
Do good and feel good - volunteers needed to bring a
Parkrun to Peterborough.
is a national programme which organise free, weekly, five kilometre
timed runs in different parks around the world. The council are
introducing a new committee, represented by Travelchoice and a team of volunteers to
bring a weekly Parkrun event to Peterborough.
Typical roles for volunteers will include:
- Registration and welcome
- Finish management
- Dealing with runner enquiries
- Setting up
- Results administrators
- Race director
- Event director
Volunteering can be hugely rewarding, benefits include:
- Gain experience in event management and sports development
- Learn new skills and experience different responsibilities to
deliver a successful event
- Be part of an event run by the community for a healthier
- Cheer on your friends and family taking part in the event
An informal volunteer recruitment event will
take place on Monday 22 April, 6pm to 7pm in the
main meeting room at Peterborough Environment City Trust, The Green
House, 4 to 6 Cowgate.
To attend please visit www.greeniversity.org.uk/search/classes/keyword::parkrun.
If you or someone you know would like to find
out more about becoming a Parkrun volunteer please email email@example.com
or telephone (01733) 317463.
Alzheimer's Society searching for new recruits in
People in Peterborough and the surrounding areas are being urged
to help Alzheimer’s Society to support people living with dementia.
The charity is looking for volunteers to help in a number of areas,
including helping us to deliver services to people with dementia
and their carers ,local fundraising event, helping out in a local
office, supporting someone living with dementia or helping to raise
awareness across the county.
The charity is holding an Open Day to provide
further awareness of dementia and the supportive work of the
charity on 22 February at our offices at Unit 8 Flag Business
Exchange, Fengate, Peterborough PE1 5TX from 10 am to 3pm. At this
event, the charity is looking to fill a number of other roles.
For further details, please contact : Yvonne
Walton 01733 893853
Appropriate Adult volunteers needed
Peterborough Appropriate Adult Service
are looking for volunteers to help vulnerable and young people in
custody who often need support and guidance, and a caring hand to
ensure they are treated properly. Usually parents will attend but
there are times where this doesn’t happen and the local Youth
Offending Service is required to provide this function.
- A good communicator?
- Able to work with young people?
- Committed to working as a member of a team?
- Prepared to work on a Rota at least twice per month?
- Willing to undertake training?
This is part of the voluntary work carried out for the Youth
Offending Service, with recruitment and training initially being
carried out by Better Together and the YMCA.
Further information about becoming an Appropriate Adult
Volunteer can be found in the leaflet below:
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Appropriate Adult volunteer leaflet
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Peterborough Volunteer Centre
Centre provides signposting and advice to anyone wishing to
volunteer. The Centre also supports volunteer involving
organisations. Having supported the local communities for 30 years
we have a large range of volunteering to suit all needs. The
Volunteer Centre maintains and supports the Peterborough work for
the national volunteer database.
Befriending volunteers needed
Age UK Peterborough
We operate a befriending scheme where a
volunteer is matched with someone who would benefit from having
someone to talk to, the volunteer visits once a week for a cup of
tea and a chat.
This scheme is very successful and rewarding.
If you can spare an hour a week and would like to become a
befriender we would love to hear from you.
Not only would you be helping others, but you
would also benefit by:
- Meeting new people
- Learning new skills
- Being part of a team
- Sharing your knowledge and experience
- Feeling really good about putting something back into the
- Making a difference
For further information, please contact our
Volunteer Co-ordinator, Carol Cook on;
- Telephone: (01733) 564185 ext. 212
To view the vacancy online, please see the
following link; www.ageuk.org.uk/peterborough/How-you-can-help-us/Volunteering/
Age UK Peterborough is the working name
for Age Concern Peterborough which is a company Limited by
Guarantee Registered in England and Wales No. 3943067. Registered
Charity No. 1080030. The Lindens, 86 Lincoln Road, Peterborough PE1
2SN. Telephone: (01733) 564185