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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

These aree small state of the art gyms located across the county and run by dedicated volunteers. We currently need volunteers to help support/run the gyms. Roles include safe supervision of customers on a daily basis, health and safety checks and general housekeeping.

Our community gyms are at:

Trimdon Community Fitness Suite, Elwick View, Trimdon, TS29 6JU
Bowburn … more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Would you like to become a Volunteer Walk Leader?
Our health walks couldn't happen without our volunteers. People like you who spend their time helping us out with a whole range of different roles.
Our volunteers help others to discover walking and they're highly regarded by our walkers.
As one of our volunteers, you can develop a range of new skills. You could discover … more details

You must be over 18 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

We're looking for open minded and flexible volunteers who will play a vital role in welcoming people to our events. Contribute as required to the promotion and delivery of the event, including crowd control and security.

This fun and exiting opportunity covers roles and events such as:

-Lumiere
-Bishop Auckland Food Festival
-Marshaling the Tour Series and other cycle … more details

You must be over 14 years old Accessible

Started on Thursday 1st February 2018, 24 days ago

We have some exiting new volunteer positions with the DLI collection. Please see below for more details. Spaces are limited


Collections Access Assistant x3 NEW POSTS

An excellent opportunity to be part of the team that will be responsible for inputting object data on to our MODES Complete collections management database. The project will take place over a two year … more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Volunteering can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can get involved in.

We have many volunteering opportunities across County Durham and these can be very varied it all depends on what you would like to do.

Community Health Champions are people who are local and can commit to at least 2 hours of volunteering per week. Following a period of training and … more details

You must be over 16 years old

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Cycle Durham is a series of weekly bike rides for adult cyclists operating across County Durham run and led by trained volunteers.

Please take a look at the attached leaflet to find a route or call us on 03000 266555 more details

You must be over 16 years old

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Volunteers are required to assist swimming teachers in Leisure Centres across County Durham with sessions ran for children and young people.

Roles include: helping during lessons, school holiday sessions, assisting swimmers in the pool, registers etc. more details

You must be over 14 years old

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the day to day running of Leisure Centres across County Durham.

Please take a look at the attached role specification more details

You must be over 16 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

We are looking for keen and motivated volunteers to assist the gymnastics coaches at Teesdale Leisure Centre.

Sessions are:

Tuedays, Wednesdays and Fridays - 4:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturdays - 9:30am - 12:15pm more details

You must be over 13 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.

Volunteers play a valuable role in the development of the museum.

Thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, there are more … more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

The Durham Light Infantry Collection depends upon the support of dedicated volunteers. There are many roles within the DLI Research and Study Centre including:

-Collections Photography
-Access Assistant
-Collection Research Advisor
-Collection Assistant
-Visitor Experience

For more info on the DLI collection please visit: http://www.durham.gov.uk/dlicollection
more details

You must be over 14 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Across the County our trained run leader VOLUNTEERS and staff are delivering free programmes of Couch to 5K running plans.

Couch to 5K is a running plan developed to help absolute beginners get into running, the plan works because it starts with a mix of running and walking, to gradually build up your fitness and stamina. Couch to 5K is for everyone. Whether you have never … more details

You must be over 16 years old

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

This opportunity will shortly be categorised into each sports club within County Durham. please get in touch for more details and to find a club near you on 03000 266555 or cultureandsportvolunteers@durham.gov.uk more details

You must be over 12 years old

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Books on Wheels is a free service that delivers books to people who have mobility problems and who cannot use their local library, or have no one able or willing to go to the library for them. The Books on Wheels service has over 80 volunteers who deliver a selection of books and talking books to readers at home every three weeks. there are opportunities to be part of this … more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible Expenses Paid

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Help to inspire people to gain basic online IT skills and promote/access relevant online information.

Where possible give one-to-one support, and be there to answer any questions. Support people in their next steps to becoming confident computer and internet users.

Sessions will be ran in libraries across the county so get in touch to find out more more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Read to children and young people, creating magical and transformative experiences for our young customers.

We are looking for inspirational individuals to help young people to read adventurously and to develop confidence in expressing their opinions. more details

You must be over 10 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 300 days ago

Arts and Crafts sessions are delivered in Libraries across County Durham for children, young people and adults.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated volunteers to support and deliver these groups. more details

You must be over 10 years old Accessible

Started on Tuesday 30th January 2018, 26 days ago

All Stars Cricket is a national programme which provides children aged five to eight with a great first experience of cricket.

The programme attracted over 37,000 children and was delivered across England and Wales at over 1,500 fully accredited All Stars Cricket centres. It is a fun and active way to develop children’s skills, and through an eight-week programme they will … more details

You must be over 18 years old Accessible

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