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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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, 389 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, 389 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, 141 days ago

tbc more details

You must be over 10 years old Accessible

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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

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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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, 389 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

gym,fitness,lifeguard,set up,shaddowing

Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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, 389 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

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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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, 389 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, 389 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, 389 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

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Started on Monday 1st May 2017, 389 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, 389 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, 389 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 Tuesday 24th April 2018, 31 days ago

Durham Riverbanks and gardens walk user survey

We are looking for volunteers to carry out surveys to gain the public's views and experiences of Durham’s riverbanks and walks to the surrounding gardens.

We will use the feedback to help us prioritise actions and improvements to then apply for funding from a variety of sources to carry them out.

We are hoping to begin … more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

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Started on Friday 11th May 2018, 14 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

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Starts on Tuesday 12th June 2018 in 18 days

Marshalls needed for the Sedgefield DASH! The Sedgefield DASH is an urban style athletics events taking place at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield. We need volunteers to help with various Marshall roles, supporting the smooth running of an event and the safety of our athletes & spectators. The event is aimed at both Primary & Secondary school children. more details

You must be over 16 years old Accessible

sport,events,marshal,run,hardwick park

Starts on Saturday 16th June 2018 in 22 days

ART DURHAM is a new festival taking place from 4 to 24 June 2018. ART DURHAM is a collaborative project between Durham County Council and Durham University. The Festival will feature a range of events, including art fairs, exhibitions, and performance. ART DURHAM is a trial project which will be used as a basis for delivering a larger scale visual arts festival from 2020. … more details

You must be over 14 years old Accessible

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Starts on Friday 13th July 2018 in 49 days

Durham County Cricket Club are hosting seven T20 cricket matches that require volunteers to sell and issue car parking tickets.

Volunteers will be distributed around the car park and will take money and issue customers their ticket. We require 5 per game so we will be in touch once we have confirmed names.

The dates are:

Friday 13th July 4pm - 7:30pm
Friday 20th … more details

You must be over 18 years old Accessible

durham,durham city,county durham,wellbeing,cricket,parking,marshalling,meet and greetmarshalling,t20

Starts on Saturday 28th July 2018 in 64 days

IncludFEST Durham is an inclusive arts festival that aims to widen access to the arts for disabled children, young people and their families. It will take place in Wharton Park, Durham City on Saturday 28th July from 1.00 - 5.00pm.

IncludFEST is about creating an exciting fun event that is fully accessible and inclusive to all. It includes WATCH IT (performances), BE IT … more details

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

durham city,festival maker,disability,events,event management,children and young people,theatre

Starts on Thursday 30th May 2019 in 370 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

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