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Hosted by: Friends Of Wombwell Cemetery

OUR VISION
We aim to make the cemetery a cleaner, greener, safer space for the community by tending graves, helping people, creating a friendly environment, and a positive atmosphere throughout.

WHAT VOLUNTEERS DO
Some tasks include: Sweeping paths, weeding, cutting the grass of main areas, cleaning both Baby Memorials, cleaning the Community Hub, serving tea and coffee, touching up paintwork, locating graves on our database, and guided tours.

OUR COMMUNITY
The community of Wombwell are a friendly and welcoming bunch with generous hearts. Whenever we have needed help and support, the community have leapt forward to lend a helping hand. Without them, we wouldn't be where we are today.


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

Role: Independent Domestic Abuse Service HUB Volunteer
Location: Barnsley (Goldthorpe)
Hours: 4 hours per week (min)

IDAS Barnsley is seeking five volunteers for the exciting roles within the HUB with survivors of domestic abuse.
The purpose of the role is to support in the HUB Independent Domestic Violence Advocates with the initial processing and administration of referrals and contacting clients safely.
This role involves risk assessing clients going through, or just come out of a domestic or sexual abusive relationship. Full training and shadowing of the HUB practitioners will be provided. The volunteers will be working closely with the practitioners to achieve the agreed goals.
TASKS
• Admin
▫ Organising referral lists and spreadsheets
▫ Inputting client’s notes onto case management system
▫ Emails and communication with other professionals
▫ GDPR adherence
• Initial telephone contact with clients
• Completing assessments by telephone
• Follow up calls/emails to any clients needing sign posting to other agencies


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

IDAS is currently recruiting enthusiastic, reliable and committed volunteers to assist our team with supporting victims of domestic abuse. Volunteers will assist the refuge and Independent Domestic Violence Advocate teams in their service delivery.

This can include:
• Emotional support for survivors of domestic abuse
• Client evaluations to ensure the client voice is at the heart of our services
• Delivering security items to vulnerable clients or court support
• Attending criminal or civil court with a client
This role encompasses many other responsibilities that serve to enhance and broaden the current service delivery for survivors of domestic abuse.

TASKS
• Admin
▫ Organising client referrals or spreadsheets
▫ Inputting client’s notes onto case management system
▫ GDPR adherence
▫ Preparing all paperwork necessary, submitting case notes
• One-to-one support of clients needing emotional support
• Completing risk assessments via telephone
• Follow up calls/emails to any clients needing sign posting to other agencies
• Attend supervision with Volunteer Organiser and Volunteer Meetings/Training where necessary

The minimum commitment for this role is 4 hours a week.


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

We are now looking to recruit enthusiastic, reliable and committed volunteers to assist our team with supporting victims of domestic abuse by assisting IDAS staff with the collation of statistical information, and other general administrative tasks including handling stationary order deliveries, answering the telephone, and other office duties as directed by the Administration team.


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

We are now looking to recruit enthusiastic, reliable and committed volunteers to assist our team with supporting victims of domestic abuse by Peer mentoring: a new support service to victims and survivors of Domestic Abuse, offering 1-2-1 and online support. The aim of peer mentoring is for those who have experience of domestic abuse to help people who are experiencing abuse. This might include talking through the court process with someone, telling them what to expect, giving them emotional support or providing a listening service. The aim is to help victims build confidence and the strength to move on.


Hosted by: National Trust

Role summary
Volunteer garden guides provide a warm welcome for all visitors, helping them explore and learn more about Wentworth Castle Gardens so they have an enjoyable and memorable visit through activities such as giving tours to short talks and events.

What's involved?
Providing a warm and friendly welcome to all visitors as the public face of the National Trust.
Learning about everything on offer at Wentworth Castle Gardens so you can answer any questions and enable our visitors to enjoy their day.
Using the knowledge and skills you have gained to give talks and tours that will help promote our garden.
Helping us tell Wentworth Castle Gardens story to our visitors so they can understand what a special place this is.


Hosted by: RSPCA Barnsley & District Branch

We are the RSPCA and it's our vision to live in a world where all animals are respected and treated with compassion. Our volunteers are incredible; they play an essential role in helping us carry out our important animal welfare work every day.

RSPCA Barnsley & District are looking for someone who loves animals to fill our Branch Treasurer role, (to act as principal financial trustee, maintaining and administering the accounts for the Barnsley Branch of the RSPCA) starting as soon as possible.
Our current Treasurer estimates this to take approx. 7.5 hours per month, spread out flexibly, throughout the month, or as and when needed.
We will provide a detailed list of current tasks to you.

The role is home based, and trustee meetings are held monthly every 2nd Wednesday at 6pm online via Google Meet.

• Do you have professional financial expertise you could use to help a good cause?
• Are you passionate about animal welfare?
If so, this role could be for you.


Hosted by: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Volunteering for Yorkshire Air Ambulance is flexible and can fit in around your lifestyle. Our stall holders attend many different location around the local area with our official merchandise stall helping to raise vital funds. YAA have a very none intrusive approach to our collections and stalls meaning our staff and volunteers always get a warm welcome where ever they go.

Description:
All our volunteers are a vital part of the YAA family and support the charity in its fundraising activities. We are always looking for enthusiastic, reliable and committed people to join the team. Our volunteer’s passion and dedication means that we can continue to be there for the people of Yorkshire and continue to save lives.
Volunteers give their time and energy to support the charity to raise funds for our life saving work. Whether that’s weekly, monthly or a few times a year, our roles are flexible and can fit around you.
Through volunteering for YAA you can gain experience, meet new people, boost you mental health and most importantly have fun doing it.
Due to the nature of our fundraising activities there are many ways that our volunteers can get involved. For more information please get in touch with your local fundraiser.

-How long will you take to respond to enquiries about this role?
From a direct email to one of our fundraisers or an enquiry on our website someone will aim to response to all enquiries within a week.

Volunteering with YAA can help you gain confidence, meet new people, boost your mental health, gain new skills to add to your CV and most importantly have fun doing it.

Inclusive Volunteering - We Welcome:
Yorkshire Air Ambulance welcome everyone to volunteer. If you have additional needs or would require additional support please contact your local fundraiser to discuss all our role options.


Hosted by: Single Parents Support & Advice Services (SPSAS)

SPSAS (Single Parent Support and Advice Service) aim to support and unite single parents all over the UK

We provide support for dads, mums, grandparents, anyone who is raising a child on their own.

We are looking for volunteers to help collect food from allocated supermarkets and then distribute it out to vulnerable single parents we support in Barnsley. We now have a town centre hub for food drop offs and storage.

Ideally you would need to drive but we could also do with volunteers willing to have to food delivered to them to make up the food boxes for someone else to come and collect and then distribute or have food collected from them.


Hosted by: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Volunteering for Yorkshire Air Ambulance is flexible and can fit in around your lifestyle. Our tin collectors visit many shops and business around the area collecting vital funds raised for YAA. Our collection tins are an easy way of local businesses of all sizes supporting YAA and are always happy to see our volunteers.

Description:
All our volunteers are a vital part of the YAA family and support the charity in its fundraising activities. We are always looking for enthusiastic, reliable and committed people to join the team. Our volunteer’s passion and dedication means that we can continue to be there for the people of Yorkshire and continue to save lives.
Volunteers give their time and energy to support the charity to raise funds for our life saving work. Whether that’s weekly, monthly or a few times a year, our roles are flexible and can fit around you.
Through volunteering for YAA you can gain experience, meet new people, boost you mental health and most importantly have fun doing it.
Due to the nature of our fundraising activities there are many ways that our volunteers can get involved. For more information please get in touch with your local fundraiser.

Benefits from this role:
This role is key to the fundraising work YAA do. Without our amazing volunteers attending our bucket collections we wouldn’t be able to raise the funds to carry out our life saving work.

Can you describe any benefits the volunteer will get from this opportunity?
Volunteering with YAA can help you gain confidence, meet new people, boost your mental health, gain new skills to add to your CV and most importantly have fun doing it.

Inclusive Volunteering - We Welcome:
Yorkshire Air Ambulance welcome everyone to volunteer. If you have additional needs or would require additional support please contact your local fundraiser to discuss all our role options.


Hosted by: FareShare Yorkshire

Who we are
FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 18 independent organisations. Together, we take good quality surplus food from right across the food industry and get it to more than 10,500 frontline charities and community groups.

What we do
The food we redistribute is nutritious and good to eat. It reaches charities across the UK, including school breakfast clubs, older people’s lunch clubs, homeless shelters, and community cafes. Every week we provide enough food to create almost a million meals for vulnerable people.

The volunteer driver will:
-Vehicle checks (check the vehicle completing a tick list)
-Help volunteers load the van
-Delivering surplus food in trays to vital frontline charities (this will involve lifting and carrying items out of the van and delivering across the Yorkshire region)


Hosted by: Beacon South Yorkshire Carer Support

Beacon South Yorkshire is a third sector care provider looking to expand its board of Trustees.
Our mission statement is to provide a service that gives help and support to families and carers of drug & alcohol users, as our specialism, and to carers of people living with dementia, disabilities, mental ill health, and the elderly.
To raise awareness & educate the wider community on related issues.
Our Trustee board exists to support our Funding & Services Manager, office staff and volunteers. We strive to ensure these teams can do what they do best, continuing to provide an excellent service for carers of our borough. We are a team of passionate individuals, with varied skill sets and extensive experience in caring for people.
Meetings are held bi-monthly and last for around two hours.
In return you will have the opportunity to:
• use your skills to ensure the smooth running of an organisation committed to helping those in need and their families
• be part of a friendly committed trustee body with colleagues who will value your expertise and the fresh perspective that you will bring to other areas
• to develop wider trustee skills and knowledge of the voluntary sector.


Hosted by: Barnsley Sea Cadets

We are looking for adult instructors and unit assistants to help Barnsley Sea Cadets broaden their skills and experience.

About Barnsley Sea Cadets

Barnsley Sea Cadets is a youth development organisation, which seeks to develop and support young people aged 10-18. We use an informal setting where we train, skill up and develop our young people though waterborne activities, naval traditions and ethos. The sense of adventure and travel excites young people’s curiosity; through the Sea Cadets young people go away from home in safe environments either on training camps or on national and international voyages weeks at a time. Through this young people gain independence, confidence and the sense of achievement.
We have a plethora of, activities and courses from RYA accreditations, DofE up to Gold level, First Aid, CVQO BTEC level 1 &2 in Community Development, and Naval accreditations for marine engineering, meteorology, knots, and stewarding to mention but few. Through our affiliation with the MSSC our cadets have job prospects for a naval, commercial naval, or a seafaring career, accesses to degrees and guaranteed jobs, not just in the Navy, in anything they want.
At Barnsley Sea Cadets, we currently have a great team of Adult Instructors who have either been at Barnsley for a number of years and some who are currently going through the joining process. The Adult Instructors at Barnsley have a wide range of skills and expertise across boating, seamanship, field craft, first aid and band. There is a real energy amongst the adult volunteers that needs to be nurtured and developed.
Barnsley Sea Cadets have been successful in a large number of grants. Due to the success of funding, we are aiming to have brand-new toilets and showers, new equipment, core costs covered for the next 12 months.
We have a very positive image in the local community which has led to requests for band performances and community event appearances.
There has been a recent major investment both financial and in skills development in the unit, with further plans through the next few months.
We have around 30-40 young people aged 10-18 years old who are eager to learn new skills, have fun and get on the right path.
Volunteering at Barnsley will give you a great sense of being part of the local community, enhance your personal skills and give you access to a wide range of qualifications.


Hosted by: Peak & Northern Footpaths Society

Footpath inspectors wanted in your area
Do you like walking or running on footpaths? Horse riding or cycling on bridleways? If yes, then PNFS would love to hear from you!
PFNS inspect footpaths, bridleways and other rights of way and we report on any problems we find and work to resolve any issues. We are looking for people with a passion for the outdoors, who would like to join our footpath inspection team and help us care for the countryside.
This a unique opportunity to enjoy being in the great outdoors whilst giving something back to the community. It can be done as an individual or with friends, walking with a purpose as well as for fun.
You will need to be a member of the Society to carry out this role. Please visit our website to join http://www.peakandnorthern.org.uk/membership/index.htm
What will you do?
You will monitor rights of way on behalf of the Society-
o in an area you have agreed to inspect
o at your own pace and in your own time
o find the paths on our unique database
o record your inspections and report any problems
To find out more information please contact our volunteer coordinator
Email volunteer@pnfs.org.uk


Hosted by: Single Parents Support & Advice Services (SPSAS)

SPSAS is a charitable company for single parents all over the UK. We aim to combat isolation and loneliness through uniting as a community. We have sub groups to help members with mental health support, domestic abuse support, parents with children with additional needs.

Our first charity shop for SPSAS is opening next week in Barnsley town centre, do you have a few hours a week you can give to help us?

What could you be doing:

Processing sales on the till
Preparing, organising and replenishing stock
Creating fabulous window displays

If this sounds like its for you, please get in touch!


Hosted by: Making Space

Do you want to help others?

Making Space Barnsley Carers Service is a free to access service, here to support unpaid carers in their role.

We are looking for volunteers in Barnsley to help family and friends who care for someone with a health condition. Volunteering is a great way to give something back, gain experience and meet others.

Our volunteering opportunities include:
Befriending- spending time with a carer who is feeling isolated (this role can be over the telephone or in-person)
Running activity groups- You could bring your hobbies and interests into your volunteering.
Administration

We have in person and remote roles- for more information get in touch!


Hosted by: SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity

Caseworkers visit clients to work out what type of help they need. Next, they find the right sources of support and arrange for clients to access it. This might be funds for special equipment for someone with a disability, adaptions to a property so an older client can remain at home or funds for a rental deposit. Caseworkers also sign-post clients onto specialist local services for advice on benefits, housing, mental health, debt, finding work etc.
Volunteer Caseworkers are the lifeblood of SSAFA, supporting a growing number of people in need of financial, practical and emotional support. Clients come from all backgrounds and age groups and may have served in WW2 or in a more recent conflict like Iraq or Afghanistan. Our trained volunteers listen without judgement to assess and provide tailored support to help people navigate life in and beyond military service. We need you to join your local SSAFA team to help us achieve this.


Hosted by: The Astoria Centre

Would you like to become part of a unique heritage venue?
The Astoria Centre, Barnsley has a number of volunteering opportunities available.
The Astoria Centre is home to the National Theatre Organ Heritage Centre and houses a fascinating collection of theatre pipe organs from the halcyon days of the 1930s.
Volunteer opportunities include
stewarding at events, helping to preserve and restore these mighty music machines, preparing & cleaning the venue for public events, helping with publicity & promotion, digitising our fascinating archive of theatre organ memorabilia and documentation, helping with admin and developing our online presence, together with furthering our media output.
We are a friendly group of volunteers, that also enjoy being part of a sociable team, helping to preserve these rare instruments.


Hosted by: The Access Project

The Access Project is an education charity supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. The programme provides in-school support which includes 1 to 1 mentoring, university trips and workshops as well as personalised academic tuition, to help disadvantaged young people gain places at top-third ranked universities.
We are looking for volunteers who would tutor a young person aged 14-18, online, 1 hour a week in term-time Sept-Nov 2022- Summer 2023 to support them with their academic studies

At the moment, young people in the UK from disadvantaged backgrounds are six times less likely to progress to a top-third university compared to their peers working at a similar academic level, so The Access Project seeks to change this. We help these young people to see university as something that is 'for them', to support them to make competitive applications and to get the grades they deserve so that they can fulfil their potential.

The Access Project is looking for volunteers to support disadvantaged young people aged 14-18 for 1 hour a week with their academic studies, through our easy-to-use dedicated online platform. You’ll join a training session during the summer and begin in the early autumn. All volunteering is done online so you can be based anywhere in the UK!
● Support a young person in one school subject to achieve the GCSE / A level grades they deserve and to fulfil their potential
● Inspire, motivate and raise aspirations towards higher education & the world of work
● Students supported by The Access Project typically achieve a grade higher at GCSE and are four times more likely than their peers to progress to a top-third ranked university.


Hosted by: Sense

Sense are looking for retail assistants to work in our popular Barnsley shop.

There are many available positions, such as Back Sorting room positions -these include sorting, ticketing, pricing, and steaming roles.

We also have shop floor positions available such as, merchandising and till operation if you prefer being out with our customers- there really is something for everyone!

If you have a few hours to spare come and join our team, learn new skills and support our charity.


Hosted by: National Trust- Wentworth Castle Gardens

Role summary Engagement Ranger Volunteers will help visitors make the most of their visit. Friendly and approachable, they'll walk the site giving directions and information to visitors and keeping an eye out for any safety concerns.
What's involved? Walking in the parkland with your dog (if you have one) and giving visitors a friendly welcome.
Talking to visitors about Wentworth Castle Gardens and the National Trust.
Using the radio to report any safety concerns to the outdoors team.
Engaging with dog owners in a friendly way to provide them with information such as the location of dog waste bins and recommending when dogs should be under close control.


Hosted by: The Salvation Army Trading Company

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) is the trading arm of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland. We were established in 1991 to help fund The Salvation Army’s vital work with vulnerable people in the UK, and today we raise money and encourage reuse and recycling through a network of over 230 charity shops, 2 Superstores, 8 Donation Centres and a rapidly expanding clothing collection division, all of which is constantly growing and developing.

With the support of the British public, we have been able to donate millions of pounds to The Salvation Army – over £43 million has been donated in the last five years alone, helping to fund the extensive and very important work that The Salvation Army carries out– including homelessness and addiction services, care for older people, help at emergency incidents, support for adult victims of human trafficking in England and Wales and a Family Tracing Service.

If you want to be a part of our success and to play a part in helping others whilst volunteering for a fantastic company, then we have a role that suits you.

Do you like getting out and about in the local community?

We need volunteers to assist our drivers in collecting bags of donations from customers’ homes and deliver back to the shop. You may also be asked to move stock from shop to shop or even take unsellable goods to the local tip.

So, whether you're looking to make new friends a couple of hours a week or improve your CV, we can provide all the support you need. We offer flexible hours to fit in with your life style as well as reimbursement for travel and staff discount. If you are looking to improve your CV, we may also be able to offer volunteers the choice to do a free short course or a selection of NVQ qualifications.


Hosted by: Beacon South Yorkshire Carer Support

Are you trained/training in either:
Massage
Reflexology
Reiki
Hopi Ear Candles?
If so Beacon South Yorkshire need you!
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER TO OFFER THERAPIES TO CARERS 2 WEDNESDAYS A MONTH 4-8 HOURS


Hosted by: The Salvation Army Trading Company

Are you an enthusiastic outgoing individual? Do you like chatting to people? If this is you, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team. Our Volunteer Sales Assistants are welcoming and helpful with a can-do attitude, making customers feel welcome and supported to find the things they’re looking for, as well as assisting them to purchase their items at the cash desk. They also keep the sales floor looking inspiring and support donors with their donations.


Hosted by: Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Volunteer role: Garden volunteer
Volunteer supervisor: Facilities supervisor

About the hospice:

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice offers care for children and young people in South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, North Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. Our highly specialised care team look after children and young people with a vast range of complex medical needs. We provide support, respite, 24 hour urgent response and end of life treatment and care. Sibling support is also at the heart of our work, as well as counselling and bereavement services, hospice at home and befriending.

About this role:

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to help maintain the 6.5 acres of grounds at Bluebell Wood. This is a rewarding opportunity which allows you to contribute to providing a pleasant peaceful haven for our families to visit and enjoy.

Key tasks:

Below are outlined a range of roles. We require you to assist with some or all of the following:

• General maintenance of the garden, weeding etc.
• Planting and watering
• Assisting with garden projects
• Maintaining garden furniture
• Painting fences and garden furniture


Hosted by: The Salvation Army Trading Company

'Help us to help others'

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) is the trading arm of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland. We were established in 1991 to help fund The Salvation Army’s vital work with vulnerable people in the UK, and today we raise money and encourage reuse and recycling through a network of over 240 charity shops, 2 Superstores, 10 Donation Centres and a rapidly expanding clothing collection division, all of which is constantly growing and developing.

With the support of the British public, we have been able to donate millions of pounds to The Salvation Army – over £43 million has been donated in the last five years alone, helping to fund the extensive and very important work that The Salvation Army carries out– including homelessness and addiction services, care for older people, help at emergency incidents, support for adult victims of human trafficking in England and Wales and a Family Tracing Service.

If you want to be a part of our success and to play a part in helping others whilst volunteering for a fantastic company, then read on!

Are you an organised person who likes things to be neat and tidy? Would you enjoy shifting through our donations to uncover hidden gems and sorting into different categories? Whether you're a lover of vintage clothing, stunning jewellery or enjoy reading and gaming, this is the role for you.

We are looking for a Volunteer to sort through stock which is generously donated to the charity. Items are processed to determine which goods are suitable for sale.


Hosted by: Worsbrough Common Athletic F.C.

The Ground assistant will help delivery of pitch maintenance and improvement at a highest standard.

They will also be responsible for preparing the ground ready for match day.

Main tasks: ● Presentation of the pitch to the highest standard for matches and training schedules.
● Ensure the ground is ready for match day also packed away after match day – Goal Netting up, Corner flags in place, Pitch marked out.
● Carrying out general grounds duties such as cutting the grass, watering the pitch, marking the pitch and match preparations.
● Carry out work and fertiliser programmed in by the Heads ground person to ensure the pitches are maintained to the highest possible standard.
● Ensure machinery is maintained and serviced to an acceptable standard.
● Carry out an end of season/closed season pitch renovation programme ensuring the required work is carried out by suppliers.
● Liaising with the Head Grounds Person on a daily basis to ensure pitches are appropriately prepared for training.
● Be available for the required training as prescribed by the football club.
● Any other duties as required and directed by the Head ground person.

Training and support available:
● The Football Club is member of Ground Maintenace Association
● Training will be paid by the Football Club
o Level 1 - Football Grounds Maintenance
Course provided by the Ground Maintenance Association.


Hosted by: Barnsley Independent Alzheimer's and Dementia Support

Who we are:
BIADS is an organisation formed by Barnsley people to provide support to those who have any form of dementia and their families and friends. Since we are an independent group serving the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley we can guarantee that all funds raised and donations received will be used here in Barnsley. Our dedicated centre in Barnsley provide support to those affected by dementia, their carers, families and friends by providing information, emotional support, social opportunities, meaningful activities and events. Our range of services we hope to enable our members to live well with dementia in the community.

Who we need?
We are looking for some friendly caring volunteers who can help out for a few hours on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at our Day Care centre on Eastgate Barnsley. We would expect volunteers to be happy to join in with sessions such as singing and craft making.


Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Collection and delivery driver volunteers do?
Pantry volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, for the role of driver this will include the following:
• Collect previous weeks used trays from the Pantry to return to FareShare.
• Report to FareShare on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am to load your vehicle with the new stock items.
• Delivering new stock items to Worsbrough Community Church.
• Help unload stock items.
• Checking new stock for sell by dates and helping to replenish shelves and fridge.

Location: Collecting from: Fare Share 14, Aldham Industrial Estate, Mitchells Way, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 8HA

Delivering to: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG

Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees

Time Commitment: Wednesday’s 9.30am – 10.30am*

* All roles and time commitments are fully flexible and can be tailored to the availability of the volunteers, however, we do ask that where possible the hours per session and the frequency of volunteering, i.e weekly or fortnightly etc, remain consistent. This is to help pantry trustees create a regular rota


Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Support volunteers do?
Pantry Support volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, for the role of Front of House and Refreshments volunteer this will include the following:
• Greeting pantry members
• Serving refreshments
• Chatting with members and sign posting to other services where appropriate
• Supporting the other volunteers distributing the stock if necessary
• Washing cups and tidying away any items used in the kitchen

Location: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG
Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees
Time Commitment: Wednesday’s between the hours of
11.15am – 1.45pm*
* All roles and time commitments are fully flexible and can be tailored to the availability of the volunteers, however, we do ask that where possible the hours per session and the frequency of volunteering, i.e weekly or fortnightly etc, remain consistent. This is to help pantry trustees create a regular rota


Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Support volunteers do?
Pantry Support volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, this could include the following:
• Greeting pantry members existing and new
• Marking attendance against a list of registered members
• Handling money
• Advising members of any changes to normal service i.e a holiday week etc
• Distributing fliers/ leaflets for other community activity where applicable
• Sign posting to other services where applicable

Location: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG
Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees
Time Commitment: Wednesday’s between the hours of 11.15am
-1.45pm*
* All roles and time commitments are fully flexible and can be tailored to the availability of the volunteers. However, we do ask that where possible the hours per session and the frequency of volunteering, i.e weekly or fortnightly etc, remain consistent. This is to help pantry trustees create a regular rota


Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Support volunteers do?
Pantry Support volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, for the role of Social Media and Communication support this will include the following:
• Creating relevant and engaging content for the Facebook Page including regular reminders of opening times.
• Sharing information relevant to pantry users and wider community such as sign posting to other Facebook pages or groups
• Producing posters and leaflets for distribution to wider community.
• Responding to comments on the Facebook page
• Responding to messages on the Facebook page
• Signposting potential new users to the online application form.
• Increasing the Facebook Page number of likes / reach

Location: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG
Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees
Time Commitment: Fully Flexible role, duties can be carried out
anywhere at anytime


Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Support volunteers do?
Pantry volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, for the role of stock and distribution this will include the following:
• Stocking, replenishing and rotating food shelves, including perishable and non-perishable items
• Serving Community Pantry customers
• Updating the itemised stock list as items are taken

Location: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG
Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees
Time Commitment: Wednesday’s between the hours of
11.15am– 1.45pm*
* All roles and time commitments are fully flexible and can be tailored to the availability of the volunteer. However, we do ask that where possible the hours per session and the frequency of volunteering, i.e weekly or fortnightly etc, remain consistent. This is to help pantry trustees create a regular rota


Hosted by: The Brass Band Archive

The BBE team is currently looking for volunteers to support our two archivists in making the National Brass Band Archive accessible to the public ahead of its move to a new home at Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield.

Since spring 2021, we have been working to list and catalogue the Brass Band Archive collection, currently based at the BBE offices in Barnsley, to prepare the collection for its move. This work has been supported by a wonderful team of volunteers. With their help the project has now listed the collection’s audio records, uniforms, trophies, instruments and other memorabilia, as well as reaching the point of listing over 3,000 sets of music.

The full collection includes a total of approximately 9,000 sets of music. This call for both on-site and remote volunteers is to help process the last part of the music collection and to assist with the movement of materials to Heritage Quay.

In-person volunteers will work with the archive collections on-site at the BBE offices. This work will consist of listing the sheet music collection in an Excel spreadsheet and repackaging the materials into archival grade folders and boxes. Volunteers may help create content for BBE’s social media platforms by noting any distinguishing features about the materials they work with, thus raising the profile of the Archive online.

Remote-working volunteers can contribute their knowledge of brass banding history and/or research time to the project. They will assist with compiling accurate records of the sheet music collection by contributing information about composers and arrangers, music publication dates and other relevant information that might offer insights into the wider context of the collection. This information will also be recorded in an Excel spreadsheet, so some computer literacy will be an advantage for the remote roles.

All roles can be carried out flexibly depending on availability, although volunteers working at the BBE office will be required to work within typical office hours (i.e. 9am-5pm). Volunteers travelling to the office will have their travel expenses reimbursed.

Expanding this team has been made possible by the relaxation of rules around working during the pandemic, although all workplace rules will continue to be observed. The number of roles will be limited, depending on the availability of space to ensure that the workplace is Covid-secure in line with government guidance at all times. Full training will be provided.

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Hosted by: South Yorkshire Housing Association

Summary of the Role

Being outside in nature has become many people’s favourite pastime during the Coronavirus pandemic and we want our communal outdoor spaces to be brilliant.
We’re looking for green fingered volunteers to help make our extra care scheme gardens into lovely looking places that our customers can enjoy.
You may work alone or as part of a team with other volunteers, and volunteering with us can be flexible at a time that suits you. You’ll receive all the basic training and equipment to get you started and you’ll have access to our full suite of development training, should you require,
We’d welcome applicants with all variations of experience and garden/landscape interests, so don’t worry if you are not a flower expert, there will still be jobs for you to do!
You won’t be out of pocket whilst volunteering with us and we’ll discuss potential expenses when we meet.

What you can expect from us
• We’ll be there to support you throughout your time with us
• We’ll provide you with everything you need to volunteer, including gardening equipment
• We’ll provide all the necessary training
• You’ll have access to our full suite of online training and classroom courses. If you’re interested in doing a course, we’ll support you with setting up the training
• We’ll cover any reasonable expenses you incur whilst volunteering with us, including travel


Hosted by: Age UK Barnsley

Good Neighbour
Purpose of the role:
To provide practical support to lonely or isolated older people in your community. People may need help in times of ill health, bad weather or following temporary changes to their daily activities, such as family members going on holiday. The support can be one-off, short term or long term so is suitable for volunteers who have varying availability.
Main Tasks:
• To support a lonely or isolated older person in your community when they need extra help
• This includes but is not limited to picking up some shopping for someone who has been unable to get out of the house, collecting a prescription, posting a letter or reminding someone about an appointment
• Help out with small one-off jobs around the house for someone who is struggling to do the job themselves
• Looking out for an older neighbour in the event of bad weather
• Help to build an older person’s confidence. For example, accompanying them to a group or social event until they have the confidence to attend alone, meeting someone for a cuppa at a local café or going with them on a small walk to get some fresh air, being a travel companion
• Attend relevant training for the role where required
• To report any issues or concerns to the Social Inclusion Worker
• Any other tasks identified that may be relevant to the role


Hosted by: Age UK Barnsley

Good Neighbour
Purpose of the role:
To provide practical support to lonely or isolated older people in your community. People may need help in times of ill health, bad weather or following temporary changes to their daily activities, such as family members going on holiday. The support can be one-off, short term or long term so is suitable for volunteers who have varying availability.
Main Tasks:
• To support a lonely or isolated older person in your community when they need extra help
• This includes but is not limited to picking up some shopping for someone who has been unable to get out of the house, collecting a prescription, posting a letter or reminding someone about an appointment
• Help out with small one-off jobs around the house for someone who is struggling to do the job themselves
• Looking out for an older neighbour in the event of bad weather
• Help to build an older person’s confidence. For example, accompanying them to a group or social event until they have the confidence to attend alone, meeting someone for a cuppa at a local café or going with them on a small walk to get some fresh air, being a travel companion
• Attend relevant training for the role where required
• To report any issues or concerns to the Social Inclusion Worker
• Any other tasks identified that may be relevant to the role


Hosted by: Age UK Barnsley

Good Neighbour
Purpose of the role:
To provide practical support to lonely or isolated older people in your community. People may need help in times of ill health, bad weather or following temporary changes to their daily activities, such as family members going on holiday. The support can be one-off, short term or long term so is suitable for volunteers who have varying availability.
Main Tasks:
• To support a lonely or isolated older person in your community when they need extra help
• This includes but is not limited to picking up some shopping for someone who has been unable to get out of the house, collecting a prescription, posting a letter or reminding someone about an appointment
• Help out with small one-off jobs around the house for someone who is struggling to do the job themselves
• Looking out for an older neighbour in the event of bad weather
• Help to build an older person’s confidence. For example, accompanying them to a group or social event until they have the confidence to attend alone, meeting someone for a cuppa at a local café or going with them on a small walk to get some fresh air, being a travel companion
• Attend relevant training for the role where required
• To report any issues or concerns to the Social Inclusion Worker
• Any other tasks identified that may be relevant to the role


Hosted by: Age UK Barnsley

Good Neighbour
Purpose of the role:
To provide practical support to lonely or isolated older people in your community. People may need help in times of ill health, bad weather or following temporary changes to their daily activities, such as family members going on holiday. The support can be one-off, short term or long term so is suitable for volunteers who have varying availability.
Main Tasks:
• To support a lonely or isolated older person in your community when they need extra help
• This includes but is not limited to picking up some shopping for someone who has been unable to get out of the house, collecting a prescription, posting a letter or reminding someone about an appointment
• Help out with small one-off jobs around the house for someone who is struggling to do the job themselves
• Looking out for an older neighbour in the event of bad weather
• Help to build an older person’s confidence. For example, accompanying them to a group or social event until they have the confidence to attend alone, meeting someone for a cuppa at a local café or going with them on a small walk to get some fresh air, being a travel companion
• Attend relevant training for the role where required
• To report any issues or concerns to the Social Inclusion Worker
• Any other tasks identified that may be relevant to the role


Hosted by: Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Would you love to volunteer but don't have lots of time? Looking for something to boost your CV? We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to support with the running of our events that take place through the year. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to meet new people, have lots of fun, increase your job opportunities, whilst contributing to raising vital funds for the hospice.

The various roles that this could includes are - cheering on runners at sponsored events; giving out refreshments to competitors; helping with the event logistics (setting up gazebos, banners, flag etc.); supporting with bucket collections at events such as football-matches; attending fayres to support on a stall; running raffles at events; attending local events to raise awareness of the charity etc. There is something for everyone, depending on your interests and strengths.


Hosted by: Barnsley School Governers Service

The role of the School/ Academy Governor is more critical than ever. We are looking for people with the required skills to contribute to the effective governance and success of schools in Barnsley.

School Governors work with the Headteacher to set the future direction for the school and decide how the school spends its budget. You will be responsible for making sure the school provides good quality education and for raising pupils’ attainment; provide support and advice to the Headteacher and challenge the Headteacher to ensure that decisions taken are in the best interests of the school.

We have a number of vacancies and would aim to align people according to their skill set and geographical distance from the school.


Hosted by: Citizens Advice Barnsley

About the role: Advisers are at the heart of delivering the Citizens Advice
service. Our Advisers help our clients with a range of problems including
benefits, debt and employment…
You don’t need specific qualifications or experience, advisers receive full training and always have a supervisor available.
As an Adviser you could be:
● exploring and identifying the clients’ problems
● researching information using Citizens Advice resources and explaining options to clients and helping them make informed decisions about how to deal with their problems
● acting on behalf of the client, negotiating, drafting or writing letters
● making phone calls or appropriate referrals.
Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people including people with physical or mental health conditions. Talk to us at any stage of the recruitment process about what support or equipment would enable you to volunteer with us.
We pay for your travel expenses and the role can take place either remotely (from your own home) or within our office at Wellington House, Barnsley, S70 1WA. (We will be adhering to all Government guidelines regarding Covid-19)

About Citizens Advice Barnsley: We help people resolve their problems such as benefits, debt and employment, by giving them the information and advice they need. Good quality information and advice can make a huge difference to people’s lives, including reducing stress and improving their finances. Our service is free, independent, confidential and impartial. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.


Hosted by: Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Would you like to gain new skills and experiences by joining the Barnsley Hospital volunteering team in a fast paced and dynamic role? Would you like to be part of a ward team, providing support to patients, carers, visitors and staff? Can you commit to at least 4.5 hours per week? If so, then the Enhanced Support Volunteer role is for you.
‘Volunteers make the difference’
Here at Barnsley Hospital, our vision for volunteering is to enrich the experience of patient’s, visitors, and staff and to use our volunteers to help shape the way in which we provide care.
What might I be doing as an Enhanced Support Volunteer?
• Greet patients, staff or visitors on arrival
• Support patients at meal times
• Provide End of Life support to patients
• Provide support for patients with dementia
• Support virtual visiting by facilitating phone/video calls between patients and relatives.
• Provide companionship – Visiting/chatting/reading/activities with patients who may not have visitors.


Hosted by: Touchstone

BACKGROUND
The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Service works with people of all ages (including children and young people) with a wide range of vulnerabilities including poor mental health and learning disabilities, who have offended or are at risk of offending. We support service users who have contact with police stations, the courts, prisons and probation. The aim is to work together to reduce the risk factors for reoffending by providing short-term support and signposting service users into longer-term support services.
SWYPFT (South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust) has won the contract to deliver the Liaison and Diversion Service across South Yorkshire from April 2019. Touchstone is delighted to be a part of this partnership, providing the exciting new volunteer and peer support element of the service.
Volunteers will get the opportunity to gain experience of working with people who have contact with the criminal justice system as part of an exciting new service. You will work as part of a team drawing upon your lived experience to support service users.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
L&D volunteers will provide emotional and practical support to South Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion service users.
Individuals interested in the role will be experienced and/or be willing to:
• Develop skills in working with service users with a variety of social and health support needs
• Understand the importance of empowering other people
• Enable other people to achieve their own personal goals.
• Deliver a high standard of support
• Be prepared to share own lived experiences
• Identify improvements to the provision of support
• Identify appropriate training and development opportunities to improve own personal development
• Work in partnership with the Volunteer & Peer Support Coordinator and Peer and Volunteer Development Worker to access personal support as required, in order to improve own self-confidence and manage personal wellbeing
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. To develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with service users

2. To provide emotional and practical support and advice with the aim of improving service users own quality of life and outcomes

3. To encourage, motivate and support clients to engage with appropriate services

4. To support and work alongside other members of the L&D staff team

5. To accompany service users to other projects/services and external appointments, e.g. court appearances, health appointments, interviews etc

6. To encourage and support service users to participate in meaningful activities

7. To respond appropriately to all service user needs to safeguard the wellbeing of all service users and staff

8. To ensure evidence undertaken with service users is accurately reported to the Peer & Volunteer Development Worker

9. To attend and participate in team meetings and other team events


Hosted by: Age UK Barnsley

Purpose of the role: To assist the clothing operator between the hours of 8.30/9am until 2.30pm
Main tasks:
• Help the clothing operator, deliver and collect donation bags to homes within the Barnsley borough.
• Help the clothing operator with pickups from individual’s homes, this will include furniture.
• Help the clothing operator deliver and distribute the collected donations to one of our Nearly New Shops.


Hosted by: SASBAH ( Sheffield Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)

Peer support for children, young people and adults with complex neurological disabilities for social events.

Meet with children, young people and their families with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus with support from SHASBAH staff team and following Covid-19 government guidelines for small play group at Athersley family centre once a fortnight, 10am-12.30.

SHASBAH supports everyone with spina bifida and hydrocephalus to get the most out of life.
SHASBAH supports by assisting, informing and advising on issues of care, welfare, treatment, education and to encourage full participation in society.


Hosted by: Medical Detection Dogs

Medical Detection Dogs is funded purely by voluntary contributions, without our fundraisers, we would not be able to continue to support people with life threatening health conditions.
If you enjoy fundraising, organising events and engaging with the local community, why not become an active fundraiser? You will make a real difference to the work we do, you will have lots of fun, meet lots of new friends and contribute directly to a worthwhile cause
It doesn’t matter how much time you give – some events are occasional and others require a greater commitment This volunteer opportunity is great for everyone to become involved!

Time: Variable depending on local needs and events
Location: In your local community

What does the role involve?
• Raising an awareness and funds for Medical Detection Dogs
• Working with members of staff and volunteers
• Assisting with street collections or at local supermarkets
• Helping on stalls and sell our merchandise. Keep accurate records of what we sell
• Counting donations
• Organising your own event
• Taking part in a fun run or challenge
• Attending local events organised by Regional Support groups or by Medical Detection Dogs staff
• Welcoming visitors to events, talking to members of the public about our work and answering any questions, queries they have
• Helping set up and pack away at events
• Attending cheque presentations on behalf of the charity
• Keeping up to date with the charity’s news, information and developments
• Following all basic paperwork and money handling procedures


Hosted by: Medical Detection Dogs

Medical Detection Dogs require a national network of speakers to help promote awareness of the charity, the work we do and the life changing difference our assistance alert dogs can make. As well as promoting the charity, speakers help raise much needed funds and encourage others to fundraise in various ways, for example by leaving a legacy in their will or organising a fundraising/sponsored event on our behalf. This is invaluable as Medical Detection Dogs rely totally on the generosity of individuals and organisations.

Time – Flexible
Location: Speakers visit groups such as u3a, Rotary Clubs, Women’s Institutes, community groups, schools and businesses within their local community
It is your choice how far you wish to travel to talks

What does the role involve?
• You can attend as many or as few talks as you wish
• Give talks/presentations as requested
• We welcome and encourage you to contact local organisations and organise your own talks
• Keep up to date with news and information


Hosted by: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority has an Audit and Governance Committee to promote excellence in governance and financial reporting.The Committee has utilised the expertise and skills of Independent members since 2008, and has a total of three, each serving a maximum tenure of eight years, with an internal appraisal after the first four years.
The Committee currently has a vacancy for one Independent member, and is seeking people with the necessary skills, enthusiasm and commitment to be a member of the Committee and to bring a fresh external perspective to its debates.
This position is not open to employees of the Authority, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service or previous Independent Members, and is restricted to applicants living and working in the South Yorkshire area.

Independent Members receive an allowance of £481.41 per annum and reasonable travel expenses. The latter are reimbursed through the completion of an allowance claim form.
Closing date for applications: Friday February 25th 2022, 4.00 pm

Interviews for the role will take place w/c 7th March 2022 (dates yet to be confirmed) and can be either physical or remote depending on the candidate’s preference.
Successful applicants will be notified as soon after the interviews as possible, and will be subject to satisfactory references.
The appointment will be subject to formal ratification by the Fire and Rescue Authority at its meeting on 11th April 2022.


Hosted by: Paces Sheffield

Paces is a leading specialist centre for children and adults with Cerebral Palsy and other motor disorders, with an ever-growing reputation for excellence in Conductive Education based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Paces are currently in the process of moving our school into new premises and have many ambitious plans for expansion of both the school and our adult service provision.
We currently have seven Trustees on our Board, and are looking for new Trustees who are local to us to help continue to guide and support our Management Team to grow our Charity and support many more disabled children and adults.


Hosted by: South Yorkshire Housing Association

Using the internet and modern technology such as smart phones, tablets and laptops are an integral part of everyday life.

Being confident with technology has become increasingly important during the pandemic, for activities such as keeping in contact with friends and family, paying rent, accessing services, online shopping and internet banking.

For South Yorkshire Housing Association customers, there are now even more ways to get things done digitally, through the new customer portal.

To bring people and communities together and build confidence and skills around technology and digital activities, South Yorkshire Housing Association is relaunching Digi Friends- a peer-to-peer digital inclusion project.

As a Digi Friend volunteer, you’ll use a strengths-based approach with customers to identify what matters to them and help them achieve the changes they want.

Whether you love being out in the community, speaking on the phone, or sharing ideas to help people on their digital journey, we’ll find a fit for you with Digi Friends.

The Volunteering Team will be on hand every step of the way to work out the best way to support the people you’re working with.

You won’t be out of pocket whilst volunteering with us and we’ll discuss potential expenses when we meet.

Main Tasks and Role Requirements

•Complete South Yorkshire Housing Association’s training package for the role
•Support SYHA customers with using devices and getting on the internet- this could be in person or remotely
•Record how the sessions are going and share customer feedback with us
•Talk to us regularly about your Digi Friends experience


Hosted by: Rethink Mental Illness

Your role

Amazing, giving, inspiring and awesome are just a few of the words we would use to describe our volunteers.

Our volunteers play an integral part in the services we provide and the people we support. If you are looking for a rewarding role where you will really make a difference whilst gaining experience along the way, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

About the role

We are looking for Volunteer Advocates to support our Advocacy Service in Barnsley. You will be based from home and required to travel across Barnsley and, ideally, you will be able to commit 7 per week to volunteering.

As a Volunteer Advocate you will be working with clients across a range of issues to provide advocacy and help them to self-advocate, including child protection proceedings, housing issues, finance and debt issues, welfare, benefits and funding issues, health and medical treatment issues, issues with social care providers and complaints about provider of services or complaints about the council. An Advocate’s role is to be client centred, help them express their views, wishes and beliefs as well as helping clients to understand and seek information to help them explore options.

You will receive training and regular supervision to ensure you feel confident in your role. You can read more about the benefits of volunteering on the full advert on our website.

About the service

Our service provides advocacy for a range of clients including those with learning disabilities, autism, mental illnesses, long term conditions, physical disabilities. Clients may also have care and support needs or be carers, older people aged 65+, accessing substance misuse treatment or mental health support. Our service operates 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

What you will be doing as a Volunteer Advocate
•You will support vulnerable adults or children to ensure that their rights and interests are expressed and that their wishes are communicated
•You will provide a range of support in secure units, hospitals, care settings or in the community to: ◦Ensure that individual views are listened to, and their concerns and issues are resolved as far as reasonably possible
◦Ensure that individuals know their rights and that these are fully accessed
◦Empower individuals to make informed choices about their care and treatment and to take greater control over their lives
◦Make sure that individuals have greater knowledge and information on which to base their decisions


Hosted by: Time to Talk

Do you enjoy talking to others? Finding out how their day has been? Hearing what they have been up to?

Time to Talk is a new coffee and chat session taking place at Darfield Museum. The session offers people the opportunity to get out of the house, have a cuppa and if they want to, have a friendly chat.

Volunteers are wanted to help run the sessions. The sessions will run fortnightly on a Friday afternoon, 2pm until 4pm. Help is needed with serving refreshments, clearing away tables, washing up afterwards and making people feel welcome.


Hosted by: Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Chaplaincy volunteers play an important role within our Barnsley Hospital Chaplaincy Team. Our Chaplaincy Volunteers visitors are drawn from a wide variety of faith and need to be a member of good standing within their own faith or philosophical tradition. Our volunteers are trained and supported in offering a friendly, compassionate and a non-judgemental listening presence to patient, families and staff.


Hosted by: FareShare Yorkshire

Volunteer in the warehouse to sort the food that we receive from our food partners and pick daily orders for charities. It’s a great way to keep fit and all you need is a sturdy pair of hands!

What will I be doing?
Working as part of a team to manually sort and store large deliveries of surplus food
Helping to assemble the daily deliveries of food for local charities and community groups
Making sure the food is within use by dates and handled safely
You may also be asked to contact our charity members to talk through the food we have available to create their weekly food order


Hosted by: Centrepoint

The Barnsley Floating Support service supports 40+ young people across the Barnsley Borough, with a range of support needs. The support is focused on maintaining the tenancy after leaving supported accommodation or when intervention is required.

Role Requirements:

Support young people in tidying and maintaining their garden.

Where possible, involve young people in the general management of the garden, teaching them about garden maintenance.

Engage with young people about what they might want to see in their garden and provide support to them in achieving it.

Support for Volunteers:
• Structured induction and training
• Ongoing support and supervision from the volunteering team
• Ongoing support and supervision from your supervisor
• Access to further training
• Travel and other reasonable expenses reimbursed


Hosted by: Resolute Womens Support Group

Resolute women's support group is a group set up for women supporting each other with issues around domestic abuse, mental health, and alcohol & substance misuse.

We are looking for new volunteers to help with the running of the group sessions. Tasks will include setting up/tidying away for sessions, chatting with service users and making them feel welcome, administrative tasks, and promoting the group.

There is likely to be a range of roles - if you have skills in one area or another, please get in touch to see if we have a suitable role.

Our group offers you the opportunity to volunteer in a friendly, supportive environment, where you can gain experience of supporting others.


Hosted by: The Exodus Project

We are very proud of what we do and we have a unique model of working.
About
The EXODUS Project is a children's charity, with a Christian ethos, based on the Barnsley/Wakefield border in Yorkshire. We were registered with the Charity Commission in June 2002.

We work with children and young people, many from the most disadvantaged communities. Our aim is to divert them from destructive lifestyles. We do this by working in partnership with families and others within the communities.

We have a large charity shop in town centre which is in need of volunteers, which presents a whole different volunteer experience. Here you can gain retail experience for the world of work, or just come and enjoy the social side of meeting with customers and helping them pick out a bargain, all the while raising funds for our work with the kids.

Main Activities/ Tasks:
To assist and serve customers,
To assist with processing stock, including sorting, steaming, pricing and hanging of donated items.
To be involved with the till operation and the handling of cash.(Though not essential)


Hosted by: The Exodus Project

We have a production line of Junior Volunteers emerging from our Rock Solid youth groups but we are always on the look out for more experienced volunteers to work in our weekly activity clubs and on weekend camps. Clubs occur in various locations Monday to Thursday in term time, and weekend camps happen monthly, usually the first weekend of every month. The role of the volunteer is to be alongside the children, lead activities where you have the skills and confidence, or just support the club leader in supervising and enthusing the children who come. There really is a role for everyone, whatever your level of confidence and experience is.


Hosted by: Forever Young group

The Forever Young Group provides much needed social interaction for older people. People come to get out of the house, meet new and existing friends, and have fun.

We need friendly and welcoming volunteers who can come on a regular basis and support our group in a variety of ways, including making refreshments, setting up and tidying up, befriending people and supporting in activities.


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

Role Overview

There is an exciting opportunity to join the IDAS Survivor Advisory Board as a ‘Survivor Advisory Board Member’. This board gives feedback and opinions on IDAS services to promote the survivor voice with senior decision-makers. This includes the barriers faced by a diverse range of people experiencing domestic or sexual violence. The board will highlight and celebrate good practice. The board provides an invaluable perspective on business development and plans of IDAS to ensure the complex and diverse needs of survivors are considered.

Reports to: Advisory Board Chair and IDAS Trustees

Commitment: 1-year minimum commitment, monthly board meetings.

Please note: Prerequisite for membership is that Individuals have been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence.

IDAS are committed to ensuring that the lived experiences and perspectives of survivors and victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence inform the development of our support services and our plans for the future. The Advisory Board is one of many ways that we invite and welcome the voice of people affected to shape our services. If we can provide assistance or support to make it easier for you to apply for this position please do let us know.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Attendance to monthly board meetings.

Provide suggestions and reflections on IDAS services and plans for future development.

Promote diversity and inclusion within IDAS services.

Participation in board discussions, reflection and proposals to the trustees, including monthly meetings, email communications and mobile/WhatsApp group engagement.

Administration tasks related to board membership. E.g. minute taking or topical research.

Adherence to confidentiality and GDPR guidelines.


Hosted by: Independent Domestic Abuse Services Barnsley (IDAS)

Group Work Facilitator (Polish, Urdu, other languages desirable)
Role Overview IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Service) is seeking two volunteers for the exciting roles within the group work programme with survivors of domestic abuse. The suitable candidate will be empathetic and non-judgemental. Confidence speaking professionally within groups is essential to support the coordination of the group programmes.

The survivors within the group discuss their experience of domestic or sexual violence. The clients re-visit their trauma and the groups facilitate their recovery and discovery of personal empowerment.

This is a very hands-on role with emotional support while clients are going through, or just come out of a domestic or sexual abusive relationship. Due to the nature of the groups, this role is not open to peer-mentors as triggers are commonplace. Our volunteer and client well-being are paramount.
Reports to: Volunteer Organiser, Local Area Manager and Domestic Abuse Practitioners.

Commitment: 6 month minimum commitment, 4 hours per week.

Full training and shadowing of the Group Coordinator will be provided. The volunteers will be working closely with the Group Coordinator to achieve the agreed goals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Administration

Organising waiting lists

Inputting client’s notes onto case management system

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) adherence

Preparing all paperwork needed for each session

One to one support of clients needing extra emotional support

Completing assessments prior to group start by telephone

Support Group Coordinator in sessions

Follow up calls/emails to any clients needing signposting to other agencies

If you are interested in putting yourself forward for this role, don't hesitate to get in touch with the Volunteer Organiser.
e. alison.maynard@idas.org.uk | t. 07523 926 105


Hosted by: Remedi

The Restorative Justice provision in South Yorkshire is funded by South Yorkshire Police and Crimes Commissioner and the National Probation Service. The service is delivered by a charity called Remedi, who have over 25 years’ experience of delivering Restorative Justice.

Restorative justice is a service offered to victims and perpetrators of crime within South Yorkshire, this service brings those harmed by crime or conflict and those responsible for the harm together, enabling those affected by a particular incident together to try and repair the harm and finding positive ways to move forward.

As a volunteer for Remedi you could be -
• Contacting victims of crime by telephone, offering emotional and practical support following an offence
• When safe, undertaking face to face contact with victims of crime in their own homes/ a neutral venue and providing emotional/practical support
• Providing out of hours telephone support on a rota basis
• Conducting a thorough assessment of victim's needs utilising a standard needs assessment tool
• Identifying additional support needs for victims of crime and refer to specialist services with consent


Hosted by: Tools with a Mission

You will work within your local community, Church, or community group to promote TWAM and help raise the funds we need to keep the tools flowing.
You will organise events of all kinds or find others to do them for you, from music nights to traditional coffee mornings.
It means keeping an eye on what is going on in the community and perhaps finding people to enter sponsored events such as fun runs, 10Ks, walks for TWAM.
It will include working with our other volunteers to arrange events such as TWAM evenings with coffee and cake or a buffet.
Overall, you’ll be telling everyone how great TWAM is are and why we need their support.


Hosted by: Tools with a Mission

Church Ambassadors play a vital role in the local church on behalf of TWAM. They inform the church of our mission and plans, such as opening new centres and introducing new supported countries.
They encourage prayer and distribute TWAM News and our Prayer Diary. They ask the church to consider TWAM for Harvest and other special offerings and invite Community Ambassadors to speak at the church.
Church Ambassadors can organise local tool collections and work with our Tool Ambassadors and Community Ambassadors to bring the local church into the heart of all we do


Hosted by: Tools with a Mission

Groups such as Rotary, U3A, and WI ask for talks about TWAM. We also work with many Churches who ask us to speak at Church Services and Mid-week meetings (we will only ask a Christian comfortable with this setting to speak at Churches).
We will provide talks and presentations that you can use, and for our busiest Community Ambassadors, we can also provide projectors and screens.
We ask our ambassadors to try and get their own meetings as well as waiting for those
referred by us. An email or phone call to a local group will often lead to an invitation.


Hosted by: Tools with a Mission

The main role of a Tool Ambassador is to be our first contact in their local community. Our Tool Ambassadors are the people that members of the public contact to donate tools.
Members of the public will contact you via email or phone. We will give you a TWAM email that goes on our website and will only give out your phone number to people who ring our office (because they may not use email).
You can then arrange to either pick the tools up from them, or have them dropped off at your house, whichever you prefer. You will then need to store them until the TWAM van comes to you to collect them. This can either be on a rota basis, or when you ring your named Van Manager to ask for a collection.
Many collectors also promote themselves in local magazines and notice boards.


Hosted by: Citizens Advice Witness Service

Witness Service volunteer role profile:

court volunteer

Purpose of the role: To support witnesses (and their friends and families) through the experience
of attending court and giving evidence.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
● Giving witnesses and their supporters confidential support, guidance and information to make
their experience of a criminal court more comfortable.
● Help witnesses cope with the emotional effects of giving evidence.
● Explaining court procedures, legal terminology and decisions.
● Showing witnesses and others around the courtroom before a trial so they are familiar and at
ease in the environment.
● Listening to the concerns witnesses have, empathising with them, and advocating where
appropriate.
● Helping witnesses prepare themselves for a range of possible trial outcomes.
● Going into the courtroom with a witness when it’s allowed.
● Ensuring that witnesses continue to get our assistance after court if they need it.
● Working as part of a team with other Witness Service volunteers and staff as well as liaising
with court personnel.


Hosted by: Thurgoland Lunch Club

This very successful club has been going for over 35 years, offering a hot nourishing lunch and social activities for anyone over the age of 65 and living alone in Thurgoland and nearby villages. Although the Luncheon Club had to close during lockdown because of Covid restrictions it has now reopened and welcomes our guests back old and new.

In addition to the weekly meals the club organizes trips out to the coast and other events.

The Club would also welcome any more volunteer helpers, especially to help with the cooking. If you contact Margery you would be put on a rota for 1 session per month. No previous experience is necessary as you would be given help and training.
This is a wonderful luncheon club providing a warm and friendly welcome. Many of the guests have been coming along for many years and they look forward to meeting old friends.

The lunch club meets on a Tuesday 10am until 1:30pm at the welfare hall.


Hosted by: Carers Garden

Do you know your Daisies from your Dahlias?

Or maybe you just enjoy being outside whatever the weather?

If this sounds like you, why not 'herb' your enthusiasm and become one of our volunteer gardeners!

The Carers Garden in Barnsley is a fantastic space, tucked away behind the Metrodome. It is in need of some love and green fingers to make it flourish as our aim is to provide a community garden for all the community as well as providing earned respite for the carers of Barnsley.

Gardeners just need to be enthusiastic and willing to get involved.

The group are meeting weekly on a Wednesday- why not come along?


Hosted by: Carers Garden

The Carers Garden in Barnsley is a fantastic space, tucked away behind the Metrodome. Our aim is to provide a community garden for all the community as well as providing earned respite for the carers of Barnsley.

The Carers Garden Steering Group are looking for new volunteers who have an administration background to get involved in the behind-the-scenes work at the garden.

The steering group is currently meeting the first Wednesday of the month starting at 2pm.

The group have suggested that they may be willing to move the steering group meeting if it is proving difficult for volunteers to attend.


Hosted by: De Morgan- Cannon Hall

Do you love history? Would you like to help visitors enjoy art?

Please join the De Morgan Museum's team of volunteers as a tour guide.

We are looking for anyone keen to learn about the De Morgan collection and excited to share their knowledge with visitors.

Based at Cannon Hall in Barnsley, the De Morgan collection is like no other. Bursting with colour, Evelyn De Morgan's paintings are detailed and have rich symbolism that communicate her feminist, socialist views.

She knew Cannon Hall which had once been her mother's family home. Even when she was an internationally renowned artist, she visited Barnsley Cannon Hall is the perfect home for her artwork today.

She married the Victorian potter William De Morgan in 1887. He supported his wife's independence and went on to be a public supported of the Suffrage campaign. He made tiles and pots with floral emblems and characterful animals which are on display at Cannon Hall. This makes the collection a great one for families to enjoy.

Are you
- Keen to learn about art?
- Looking to develop you local history knowledge?
- Wanting experience working with the public?
- Thinking about a career in museums?
- Enthusiastic about being part of a unique team?
- Excited to spend your spare time somewhere beautiful?

Then please get in touch!

We are looking for volunteers to give public tours of the De Morgan Museum at Cannon Hall, from 11am - 3pm Thursday - Sunday.


Hosted by: National Trust

Food and Beverage volunteers provide a friendly face and a warm welcome for our visitors as they relax and refuel in the Long Barn Cafe.

By getting involved, you could
• Use your customer service skills to make people feel at home.
• Help us to continue to look after special places through the funds raised
• Join an enthusiastic team and make new friends.
• Develop your hospitality and catering skills and put them into practice.

What's involved?
• Becoming familiar with our menus and facilities to help visitors make the best choice for their needs.
• Getting to know Wentworth Castle Gardens as a whole so that you can answer questions and chat to visitors about their day.
• Managing queues whilst visitors wait.
• Clearing tables and keeping the areas clean and well-presented.
• Complete Food & Beverage training modules as required.
• Complete training to comply with our Covid secure guidelines and enhanced hygiene procedures.
• Providing a warm and friendly welcome for all customers.

Extra information
• We’ll help you get to know Wentworth Castle Gardens, how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
• We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
• We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and Wentworth Castle Gardens

Find out more
Contact Charlotte Bridle on tel 07855115485 or email charlotte.bridle@nationaltrust.org.uk or visit our website.


Hosted by: National Trust- Wentworth Castle Gardens

Food and Beverage volunteers provide a friendly face and a warm welcome for our visitors as they relax and refuel in the Long Barn Cafe.

By getting involved, you could
• Use your customer service skills to make people feel at home.
• Help us to continue to look after special places through the funds raised
• Join an enthusiastic team and make new friends.
• Develop your hospitality and catering skills and put them into practice.

What's involved?
• Becoming familiar with our menus and facilities to help visitors make the best choice for their needs.
• Getting to know Wentworth Castle Gardens as a whole so that you can answer questions and chat to visitors about their day.
• Managing queues whilst visitors wait.
• Clearing tables and keeping the areas clean and well-presented.
• Complete Food & Beverage training modules as required.
• Complete training to comply with our Covid secure guidelines and enhanced hygiene procedures.
• Providing a warm and friendly welcome for all customers.

Extra information
• We’ll help you get to know Wentworth Castle Gardens, how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
• We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
• We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and Wentworth Castle Gardens

Find out more
Contact Charlotte Bridle on tel 07855115485 or email charlotte.bridle@nationaltrust.org.uk or visit our website.