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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

gym,fitness,health,wellbeing,community

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

walking,walk,outdoors,fresh air,health,wellbeing,free,health walk

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

marshal,meet and greet,stewarding,crowd control,event management,culture

Started on Thursday 4th January 2018, 284 days ago

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You must be over 10 years old Accessible

Started on Tuesday 11th September 2018, 34 days ago

The Land Of Oak and Iron landscape partnership is structured around three strands of activity:

•Investing in heritage
•Investing in people
•Investing in communities

Investing in communities includes the creation of heritage centres for the programme area. The Lodge at Blackhill & Consett Park has been designated as one of two Satellite Heritage Centres (SHC), to serve … more details

You must be over 16 years old

county durham,wellbeing,health,outdoor,countryside

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

health,health walkwell,,wellbeingbike,cycling,cycle,biking,free,,fresh air

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

swimming,lessons,swimming teacher,aqualearn

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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 12 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible

gym,fitness,lifeguard,set up,shaddowing

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

gymnastics,leisure centre,coaching,teesdale

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

museum,heritage,mine,mining,marketing

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

museum,heritage,military,collections,soldier,dli,research

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

health,wellbeing,run,running

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

football,cricket,rowing,basketball,hockey,archery,rugby,bowls,tennis

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

library,bow,books on wheels,public,driving

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

it,library,computer,internet,code club

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

reading,library,children,young people,story

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 532 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

arts and crafts,library,children and young people

Started on Wednesday 11th October 2017, 369 days ago

Friends of Wharton Park - Community Garden and Park Activities

We are looking for volunteers to join our Friends of Wharton Park group. Anyone over the age of 18 can join us, or younger people with adult supervision. No prior experience required – just enthusiasm!

Its a great chance to get involved to look after and develop our fabulous garden area within Wharton Park. … more details

You must be over 14 years old Accessible

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Started on Friday 11th May 2018, 157 days ago

Volunteer Stewards play a crucial role in helping to open Raby Castle to more visitors.

This is an exciting role if you like talking to people, want to meet new people and want to gain new skills.

Excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do, and our Volunteer Stewards help our visitors to discover more about Raby Castle and leave them feeling inspired. You … more details

You must be over 18 years old

raby,raby castle,history,steward,rachel

Started on Wednesday 1st August 2018, 75 days ago


Venue: Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

1 hour weekly sessions, day and time can be flexible around volunteer availability

No coaching qualification required, but an understanding of the rules of the game is essential

Training course opportunities may be available

Please join the session and someone from the team will be in touch with more infomation


more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

newton aycliffe,sport,netball,football,walking

Starts on Tuesday 1st January 2019 in 78 days

Come and help restore ancient woodlands in County Durham and improve their condition so that the plants and wildlife thrive.

Duties vary depending on location and the type of wood but may include small tree felling, cutting brash, clearing paths, removing non-native species such as Himalayan balsam etc.

There may also be opportunities on our Woodland Archaeology … more details

You must be over 16 years old

fresh air,free,countryside,wellbeing,woodland,durham,heritage#

Starts on Thursday 30th May 2019 in 227 days

The recruitment of 4,000 volunteers for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England & Wales is now open to the public.

•ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 are recruiting 4,000 volunteers

•Applications are open on 3 May and remain open until 15 June 2018

•Numbers will exceed previous ICC events in the UK including ICC Champions Trophy and ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

•World Cup … more details

You must be over 17 years old Accessible

durham,durham city,county durham,wellbeing,health,marshal,cricket,world cup,cwc,cwc19

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