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As a charity, North Tyneside Carers' Centre relies on the support of volunteers. Our dedicated team of volunteers are a great asset to the Carers' Centre and allow us to extend our reach and provide support for more carers.

Join our Team

We have a number of ways that you could volunteer at the Centre, including assisting with adult or young carer activities, helping to manage our IT system, or by sharing your experiences as a carer in sessions for professionals.

Volunteering is also a great way for you to: 

Current Vacancies

Young Carers Support Volunteer

We are seeking volunteers to assist in running group activities and breaks alongside the Young Carers Activities Worker.

Main Duties:

Specific Responsibilities:

Person Specification:

HOURS OF WORK: Flexible - to be arranged.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Training & Development Manager 

Peer Support Group Volunteer

We are seeking a volunteer to assist/take a lead in organising and running the group - work with other volunteers and staff to ensure that the group runs smoothly.

Specific responsibilities:

  1. To help set up the room if needed
  2. To greet carers and make them feel welcome
  3. To introduce new carers to others and support them until they feel comfortable
  4. To spend time listening to carers and chatting to them during the group
  5. To help out with activities during the group e.g. crafts
  6. To assist with clearing and tidying up after the activity.
  7. To fill in a short monitoring form which giving a brief account of the activity
  8. To report any concerns to the Carer Support worker
  9. To take part in volunteer meetings as requested ( usually every 3 months).
  10. To take part in relevant training offered by North Tyneside Carers’ Centre.
  11. To comply with Carers’ Centre policies and procedures.

Person Specification:

HOURS OF WORK: To be arranged

RESPONSIBLE TO: Training & Development Manager     

If you would like the opportunity to volunteer with North Tyneside Carers' Centre, please contact the Centre on (0191) 643 2298 or click here.   


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