Want to make the most out of your summer? Want some experience to put on your CV? Come and volunteer over summer!
Broxtowe Community Celebration Summer Event - Saturday 6th July, flexible hours
This is an amazing celebrating the diversity of the communty, improve social cohesion and generally give local people a chance connect and have a great time! Volunteers are needed to help run the event, and this is a great chance to get to know more of Nottingham and meet new people!
Derby Kids Camp! - Week long camps from Saturday to Saturday, the first week beginning on 27th July and the last week beginning on 24th August
This is a 100% volunteer-run charity that sets up week long camping trips for disadvantaged children! Volunteers are needed in a range of typical summer camp roles, such as helping run sports and crafts activities, camp fires and more!
Summer Reading Challenge with Nottingham City Libraries - various dates and locations from late July to early September
Help support Nottingham City Libraries with the Summer Reading Challenge! This enourages kids to read 6 books over the summer and to share their thoughts on the stories with you. You can help out in a number of roles, and this is a great for those of you interested in a career in education or child development!
Holiday Clubs at The Pearson Centre! - set to be running in August
The Pearson Centre run a jam packed week full of games, sports, competitions, baking and crafts every summer! If you're interested in working with kids, this is a brilliant and rewarding opportunity!
Age UK - Join the UK's largest charity for the elderly in a range of opportunities that help reduce loneliness and isolation such as guided walks, supporting veterans and providing information, care and advice! Commitment: Minimum of 6 months, flexible days/times
Alzheimer's Society - Engage with the UK's leading charity for those living with Alzheimer's and other dementias and their families in a range of roles from direct care and support to admin and fundraising! Commitment: Fleixble, but admin roles need to be completed during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Emmanuel House – Get involved in a range of roles that provide support services and empowerment to homeless, vulnerable and isolated adults in Nottingham. Commitment: Flexible, opportunities available every day, mostly in the mornings but not exclusively
Foodprint - Foodprint are a team of students from the University of Nottingham who are dedicated to reducing food waste and food poverty in Nottingham by collecting edible, leftover food from a range of sources and redistributing it via a ‘social supermarket.’ Commitment: Flexible
Friends of Wollaton Park – Join forces with the Council Park Rangers of Wollaton Hall and Deer Park with a variety of conservation opportunities! Commitment: Flexible, task days every third Saturday and last Thursday of every month from 10am-12pm
Green's Windmill - Green's Mill is a restored 19th Century windmill, once owned by George Green, the mathematical physicist we named one of our libraries after! Welcome visitors, assist in admin and maintenance. Commitment: Flexible, Wed-Sun
Hope Nottingham – Volunteer in a huge range of community support roles in Beeston, such as helping out at foodbanks, CV support and teaching basic computer skills! Commitment: 2 hours per week for a minimum of one term
The Lenton Centre - Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Catch a host of community opportunities at Lenton’s best activity hub, including their weekly Pokemon Club! Commitment: 2 hours per week for a minimum of one term
My Sight – Help those living with sight loss in Nottinghamshire by providing support, leisure opportunities, information and advice! Commitment: Fully flexible
Nottingham City Museums and Galleries - Interested in the diverse cultural resources and collections Nottingham has to offer? Take on a range of roles at Nottingham's best museums such as Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Castle! Commitment: 5 hours per month for a minimum of one academic year
NSPCC Childline - Get involved with the UK's leading children's protection charity as a online or telephone counsellor. Commitment: 4.5 hours per week for a minimum of one year, flexible times/days
Pearson Centre – Join the Holiday Club this summer and give children and young people the best summer ever by helping provide a numerous fun activities! Commitment: 1-2.5 hours per week for a minimum of one term, morning hours only during the school holiday period
Safe Families for Children – Become a Family Friend and make a real difference by being a support system for a family in crisis. Commitment: Fully flexible
Safer Living Foundation – Help prevent the risk of sexual abuse by providing support, rehabilitation and monitoring/supervision to adults and young people who have been convicted of sexual offenses. Commitment: A few hours per week, minimum 12 months
Stonebridge City Farm - Stonebridge City Farm is an inner city farm built for those with learning and physical disabilities, mental health issues and disadvantaged young people. Get involved in a range of roles in the barn, the community cafe or the garden! Commitment: A few hours per week for a minimum of 3 months
Tasty Tuesdays – Make a difference to local lives by helping provide a free, weekly community meal and a listening ear to those experiencing social isolation/mental illness difficulties, located at the Lenton Centre. Commitment: Flexible, Tuesdays only
Wap Active – Offer encouragement and help promote exercise and well-being during a night of fun activities at The Lenton Centre! Commitment: Tuesday evenings for a minimum of one term