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Volunteer opportunities

To find out more about how Volunteers help us to care for carers [click here]

Volunteer visitors

Volunteer visitors are an essential part of our service. Just a couple of hours per week or fortnight on a day and time to suit YOU could make all the difference to someone’s day. Being a friend and companion is easy having no one to visit is isolating and depressing. Become a visitor and bring a smile to someone’s face.


Coffee Club helpers

Our weekly meetings offer those needing support and carers if they wish to attend the opportunity to meet with others in a similar situation. The clubs offer a range of social and recreational activities which encourage interaction, mental stimulation and above all FUN. Club volunteers help with organising and running of activities, provide assistance and support to those who may need it, and help with serving refreshments.


What we offer you?

You will receive all necessary training and ongoing support from
Support For Carers staff along with the great feeling of knowing that you are helping others within the Scarborough district.

Volunteering can be a stepping stone into paid employment and education, we can provide you with an up to date reference or testimonial.

Throughout the year we provide social gatherings so that you can meet with other volunteers, carers and the person they care for.

A Support For Carers Volunteer is a link to the outside world beyond caring.

It’s an opportunity to help others who through the restrictions of their everyday life are not always able to do the things that we take for granted, like going to the shops or meeting a friend.

We offer you friendship and our thanks for helping us support carers. Because without all our volunteers there would be no service and many carers would struggle on regardless having a major impact on their own physical and mental wellbeing.

If you would like any more information regarding volunteering opportunities and would like to talk to someone within Support For Carers please contact us on (01723) 364808 or email us by clicking [here]

Download a volunteer application form [here]

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