Welcome if you are considering volunteering with us please read on.
Fantastic you have found your way here.
Our Commitment is to provide volunteering opportunities that are enriching, rewarding and potentially life changing.
It’s an exciting time! We are building our volunteer teams and if you join us
your volunteering will be directly contributing to changing lives with the regeneration of Bishop Auckland and surrounding area.
In joining our community of custodians, you should find that every time you volunteer, you will be setting off on an adventure, where you can achieve a sense of wellbeing, which may well include: -
feeling good, smiling lots, finding or enhancing skills, meeting new people, achieving a sense of purpose and having fun. It may well be an opportunity to rediscover/discover you.
A few things we want to make sure your are aware of up front
Having a flexible approach to time management is key. Our anticipate that volunteers will commit to a volunteer shift at least once a week, (role dependent) but this is a suggestion and we are more than happy to discuss this further with you .
Volunteers will be asked to provide and wear appropriate clothing and footwear, role/activity dependent. Dress code will be advised.
Unfortunately we are unable to reimburse travel expenses
Currently we are inviting those 18 plus to join us
See below for more information on the different roles just click on each role and you can find out all about what you could be doing as a volunteer
We want to meet you, so when you have got a feel for the different volunteer roles available then if you are ready, please complete the application form by clicking on apply now. You will need to create a username and password do make a note of this.
"Until children growing up here have a safe home life and enough to eat every week of the year and the confidence to expect a good job in their own town, or are equipped with training so they can work further afield, we will not have delivered for Bishop Auckland.” Jane Ruffer 2021