Volunteer Opportunities

We support a number of charities and organisations who require volunteers in Hull and the surrounding area.

Please see the current vacancies below.

If you want to apply for one or more of these opportunities please complete our volunteer e-form. Alternatively  email mwright@hull-cvs.co.uk or call 01482 324474.

Opportunity Organisation Brief outline
Home Visiting Befriending Volunteer Age Uk Hull Friendly, caring people to visit older individuals who may be experiencing feelings of social isolation
Telephone Befriending Volunteer Age Uk Hull Friendly, caring individuals to telephone befriend lonely older people. Loneliness among older people is a great issue.
Trustee Age UK Hull Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Group Support Volunteer Alzheimers Society Help to set up rooms and tidying away at end of groups, preparing and distributing refreshments, welcoming and talking to people with dementia, assisting people living with dementia to enagage in activities.
Admin Volunteer Amazing Grace Church Supporting the organisation with general administration duties.
Soup Kitchen Volunteer Amazing Grace Church Supporting at the organisations soup kitchen for those in need.
Retail Shop Volunteer Andy’s at St Andrews Hospice Assisting at the Andy’s Charity Shop.
Chair/Treasurer/Trustee Roles Artlink Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Ukulele Group Supporter BackCare Hull and East Riding Branch Helping to develop and maintain a ukulele group.
Retail Volunteer Barnardo’s Assisting at the Barnardo’s Charity Shops.
Football Coach Barton Inclusive Football Club (based in Hull) Support in coaching our Under 16 disability Football Teamand support at matches
Football Coaching Assistant Barton Inclusive Football Club (based in Hull) Assist with coaching the disability fotball Teams from 12+ to adult
Contact Centre Helper/Advisor Bridge Child Contact Centre Supervising family contact on behalf of the centre; including welcoming families, talking to family members, supporting with play, and helping alleviate anxieties.
Volunteer Driver British Red Cross To deliver and collect wheelchairs to and from people’s homes, supporting their independence. Person would be required to lift mobility aids and wheelchairs. Must have a clean driving liscence and min 2 years driving experience. 21 years and above. Able to work independently and part of a team and commit to shifts on a weekly basis. To be able to drive outside of Hull area for delivering of wheelchairs. Grimsby or Scunthorpe or Boston.
Drop-in Volunteer Bufferflies Memory Loss Support Group Supporting the drop-in sessions delivered to support people with dementia and memory problems.
Garden Volunteer Bufferflies Memory Loss Support Group A keen gardener to support at the weekly men’s group.
Telephone Buddy CHCP Making friendly social call to people  to help them feel less isolated and alone.
Administration Volunteer Child Dynamix Supporting staff with administrative duties and the smooth running of activities.
Short Contract and emergency personal assistants Choices and Rights – Personal Assistant Database Personal Assistant – 2 types of roles avaliable. No 2 jobs are the same. A PA is employed by people who need social care either because of age or disability, to enable them to live as independently as possible.
Citizen Advice Advisors Citizens Advice Hull and East Riding Remote advisor assisting clients with benefits, debt, housing and employment concerns.
Trustee Citizens Advice Hull and East Riding Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Street Angel City of Hull Street Angels Become a Street Angel supporting those enjoying the night-life of Hull City Centre.
Volunteer Youth Worker Clowes Memorial Methodist Church YOUTH CLUB Assist in the running of the youth programme which has up to 25 young people
CMMC YOUTH CLUB Youth club for children aged 7 years old and over. Looking for volunteer at a youth group. Looking for a caring enthusiatic person on a weekly basis. Fridays 5:30pm till 8:10pm. No experience necissary. Will need to be DBS checked prior to starting.Travel costs will not be subsidised.
Peer Support Volunteers Community Links Providing Peer Support within the Liaison & Diversion Service through “Lived experience”.
Bereavement Supporter Cruse Bereavement Support Supporting bereaved clients in your local area. Providing 1:1 sessions for up to six sessions per client. You will receive training from supervisors in the service.
Down to Earth Volunteering on Tuesday morn, Tuesday afternoon and Alternate thursdays (5:30-8pm). Delivers activities and events which support local people to connect with growing, the broader natural environment, and each other
General Volunteer Eastmount Community Recreation Centre General volunteer support at the centre.
Governor at Marfleet Primary School Ebor Academy Trust You’ll be on the local governing board and have a significant role to play in providing an external perspective on the strategic direction of the school.
Outreach Support Volunteer Emmaus Hull & East Riding Support Outreach Workers and Companions to engage and assist rough sleepers.
Shop Volunteer Emmaus Hull & East Riding Assisting the  Emmaus shops
Warehouse Volunteer Emmaus Hull & East Riding Supporting in the Emmaus Warehouse to prepare items for re-sale and loading/unloading vans.
Warehouse Volunteer Fareshare Supporting in the Fareshare Warehouse and loading/unloading stock.
In the Pink Fitmums Helping people to become more active. A short programme of support for anyone who feels they need a little extra support to become active
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Food Cycle – Hull As a volunteer Cooking Project Leader you’ll induct volunteers into the kitchen, facilitate the team, create recipe ideas, and lead on the preparation and cooking of the meal.
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Food Cycle – Hull As a Cooking Volunteer you’ll join the kitchen team to help produce a three-course vegetarian meal using surplus food.
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Food Cycle – Hull As a volunteer Hosting Project Leader you’ll act as the maître’ d of the team, running your Project’s front of house and helping to create a warm, friendly atmosphere that will make both volunteers and guests want to return each week.
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Food Cycle – Hull As a Hosting Volunteer you’ll be working with the rest of the hosting team to create a warm, welcoming environment for our guests.
Member Friends of Pickering park Support the organisation improve and update Pickering Park.
Volunteer Membership Secretary Friends of Pickering Park Administration of the membership register and support with the newsletter.
Catering Support Volunteer Ganton School You’ll support young adults with learning difficulties to have a  glimpse of life in a working kitchen
Support Volunteer – Horticulture and Conservation Project Ganton School Contribute to a local horticulture and conservation project within the grounds of Ganton school Hull.
School Governor Governors for Schools School governors volunteer at board-level to set the strategic vision for the school, provide challenge and support, and oversee finances
Fundraiser Guide Dogs Support with fundraising events.
Fundraising Group Coordinator Guide Dogs Coordinate fundraising events in Hull or Bridlington.
Fundraising Group Secretary Guide Dogs Support with treasury linked to fundraising activity in Hull, Bridlington or Selby.
Puppy raisers Guide Dogs Help raise a future guide dog.  This is a full-time volunteering opportunity as a puppy will live with you in your home for around 12-16 months. Beverley , Cherry Burton , Driffield, Market Weighton ,Bishop Burton, Selby.
Recruiter – community champions Guide Dogs Promote the benefits of volunteering and help Guide Dogs to recruit new volunteers into a variety of roles.
Social Media Champion Guide Dogs Support with Guild Dog social media activity.
Information, Advice and Guidance Volunteer H-CAS Support services users visiting the charity.
Children and Young Person’s Volunteer HealthWatch Hull Support in engaging young people on their Health and wellbeing issues.
Community Champion HealthWatch Hull Support in promoting the role of HealthWatch Hull.
Enter and View Ambassador HealthWatch Hull Support in the collecting information about the nature and quality of services offered by Care Settings.
Reading Panel Volunteer HealthWatch Hull Support in ensuring HealthWatch material is easy to understand and read.
Sector Champion HealthWatch Hull Support in promoting the role of HealthWatch Hull.
Volunteer Support Mentor HealthWatch Hull mentor, assist and encourage people from seldom heard groups to become involved in Healthwatch
Charity shop assistant Hessle Road Network To volunteer in the Hessle Road Network charity shop and assist with various duties.
Befriender Home-Start (Hull) Providing befriending to parents of young children.
Big Hopes Big Future volunteer Home-Start (Hull) Home-visiting support to families to support school readiness in targeted areas.
Hull 4 Ukraine Volunteer Hull 4 Heroes/ Hull City Council Hull’s communities are coming together to collect and deliver humanitarian aid for Ukraine under the Hull 4 Ukraine collective.
Trustee Hull Afro Caribbean Association (HACA) Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Recording engineer Hull and District Talking Magazine helping the blind and partially-sighted community in this area by recording audio newsletters
Community and Networking Lead Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Leading a team of fundraising volunteers at a range of Hull and East Yorkshire Mind event.
Fundraising Volunteer Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Being part of a team of fundraising volunteers at an exciting range of Hull and East Yorkshire Mind events.
Housing Support Activity Volunteer Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Activity group lead – someone to run special interest groups in Mind housing project.
Support Line Listeners Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Speaking over the phone to people struggling with their mental health.
Telephone Befriending Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Telephone Support for people with long term physical or mental health concerns
Volunteer Cleaner Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Supporting with cleaning duties for the charity.
Adult Services Volunteer Hull Churches Home From Hospital Service Providing practical support to adults discharged from hospital – shopping, prescription collection, advice, assisting with welfare applications.
Befriender Hull Churches Home From Hospital Service Providing regular social support from people who have left hospital who are isolated and alone.
Carer Support Volunteer Hull Churches Home From Hospital Service Providing practical and emotional support to carers who are caring for someone with a life limiting illness.
Events Support Volunteer Hull Churches Home From Hospital Service Support with organisations events and promoting the charity.
Historical Data Input Volunteer Hull Council Bereavement Services Helping Bereavement Services implement a new computerized system with digitalized historical Cremation, grave and Burial records. Input of data and information.
Decorator / Gardener Hull Council of Disabled People Help with decorating in the winter/ gardening in the summer.
Gardener/Driver Volunteer Hull Council of Disabled People Support with gardening and driving service users
Kitchen Helper Hull Council of Disabled People Support with cooking and food preparation.
Office Support Hull Council of Disabled People Providing administrative support.
Events and Activities Volunteer Hull CVS Supporting Hull CVS events and activities.
Russian/Ukrainian Speaker and Writer Hull CVS We are looking for a Russian/Ukrainian Speaker/Writer to support community groups in Hull in reponse to the refugees coming across from Ukraine. If interested, we will contact you with information on services looking for volunteers with these skills.
Social Media and Marketing Volunteer Hull CVS Helping develop social media messages and collating content for monthly newsletters.
Volunteer Centre Administrator Hull CVS Support with the smooth running of the Hull Volunteer Centre and assisting people into volunteer roles.
Volunteer in Kitchen Hull Homeless Outreach Help out in street kitchen. Soup kitchen runs every Wednesday and Thursday evening. Listen to others and be able to provide support. Patience and strong willpower.
Disable swimming Club Volunteer Hull Optimists Supporting the disabled swimming club on a Monday evening
Swimming club helper Hull Optimists Helping to support a disabled person in the water under the direction a supervision of a group leader.
Trustee Hull Rape Crisis Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Community Activities and Events Volunteer Hull Refugee Council Supporting at events and activities to bridge communities.
Drop-in Volunteer Hull Refugee Council Provide a welcoming service at Drop-In activities.
Street Angel Hull Street Angels Trinity Become a Street Angel supporting those enjoying the night-life of Hull City Centre.
Volunteer Hull Street Angels Trinity Hull Street Angels Trinity provides a safe place and safe people for those who become vulnerable in any way in the Trinity Quarter area of Hull on a weekend night between 9pm – 2am. Role includes supporting people on the streets of Hull at night, providing a listening ear to people. Access to training is avaliable in this role and reimbursement of travel.
Board Members Hull Truck Provide leadership, strategic direction and ensure robust governance of the charity in-line with role requirements.
Administration Volunteer Humber All Nations Alliance Supporting with administrative activity at HANA.
Befriender Humber All Nations Alliance Support in offering  social support to diverse communities.
Communication and Publicity Volunteer Humber All Nations Alliance Assisting with aspects of media and marketing.
Events and Activities Volunteer Humber All Nations Alliance Supporting at events and activities.
Food Distributor Humber All Nations Alliance Supporting with Food Bank distributions.
Circles of Support Volunteers Humbercare Volunteering with sex offenders to assist in their smooth re-integration into the community.
Community Ambassador Kidney Research UK Promoting the charity and assisting with events and fundraising activity.
SENDIASS Volunteer KIDS To ensure that parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities have access to impartial information, advice and support.
Volunteer Lonsdale Community Centre Looking for volunteers who are an integral part to the life of the community centre. They run community café, a community shop and a variety of training courses. They have had a long history of volunteer involvement with several key volunteers and groups being with them for over 30 years.
Sensory Volunteer Mencap Hull To support a gentleman in a wheelchair. He has a learning disability and has limited mobility
Community Scene Outreach Volunteers Mesmac Providing service users and potential service users with information about community testing
Community Testing Outreach Volunteers Mesmac Providing service users and potential service users with information about STIs and GUM services.
Together Bereaved By Suicide Volunteer MIND Hull and East Riding Supporting people 1 to 1 in a caring and supportive way following bereavement from suicide.
Site Facilities Volunteer Mountbatten Primary School To paint fences, plant grass seeds, general maintenance, cleaning up on the site.
Branch Volunteer National Autistic Society Supporting the local branches  to deliver support to people on the autism spectrum.
Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) Member North East Midlands, Yorkshire & Humberside Independent Monitoring Board Independent monitoring of conditions inside places of immigration detention in the region.
Independent Custody Visitors Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Check on conditions in custody suites across the Humberside Police area
Horticulture & Tree grower. PATT Foundation (Preston Hull) Support the Horticulture team and other volunteers in a wide variety of general horticultural  and tree planting tasks.
Trustee Preston Road Women’s Centre Someone with the skills to support the leadership and development of Winner Trading (Preston Road Women’s Centre) that oversees our domestic abuse and housing services.
Pride in Hull Event Volunteers Pride in Hull Volunteers to support the event who are enthusiastic, outgoing and enjoy working with others and members of the public. Pride in Hull is a day to celebrate the LGBT+ community Here to uplift communities. Looking for volunteers to support events who are enthusiastic, and enjoy working with others and members of the public. Inductions: April 19th 6-8 on zoom, Saturday 23rd (6-8 Zoom), Wednesday 27th April (6-8 via zoom), Wednesday 4th May (6-8 via zoom), Tuesday 10th May (6-8 via zoom, Saturday 14th May 6-8 via zoom). Training will be provided, induction, free parking. DBS check required, Driving liscence, access to a vihicle, can drive a minibus.
General Volunteer Rainbow Community Garden Supporting with the smooth running of the community garden – planting, tidying and helping with groups
Volunteer Befriender Refresh Drug and Alcohol Service for young people in Hull are looking for Befrienders/mentors. Support for people experiencing issues with drug and alcohol abuse.
Welcome Guide Hull Refugee Council Support new refugees by introducing them to the area.
Shop Assistant Rens Rescue To help raise funds for our charity by helping run our charity shop. Help sort and price clothes books and bric-a-brac. Keeping shop clean and tidy. Make customers feel welcome.Tuesdays-Saturday availability.
Collection & Delivery Volunteer Reuniform Collect & deliver uniforms (car required, mileage costs available)
EBay Volunteer Reuniform To list and manage posting of excess items that cannot be used in Hull school.
Sorting Volunteer Reuniform To come to the church where the uniform is stored once a week for a few hours to sort and fold uniforms.
Admin Support Volunteer RNI:D – National hearing loss charity Help with charity administration tasks.
Hearing Aid Hero Volunteer RNI:D – National hearing loss charity support and advice to hearing aid users at our Hear to Help drop-in clinics
Gardener Rooted in Hull Helping out on Hull’s urban farm, food growing, beekeeping, cooking, events
Case Worker Volunteer Royal Air Force Association (Hull) Supporting members with enquiries and signposting to further support.
Retail Assistant Scrapstore Assisting the Scrapstore Shop
Collections Coordinator SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Coordination of the volunteer fundraising activity.
Fundraising Administration Assistant SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Administrative support for the Fundraising Manager.
Fundraising Collection Volunteer SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Assisting at fundraising collections and raising awareness in Sight Support.
Marketing & Media Volunteer SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Assist the Fundraising and Marketing Manager with aspects of media and marketing.
Social Eyes Bowling Volunteer SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Supporting blind or partially sighted Tennis activity.
Social Eyes Tennis Volunteer SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Supporting blind or partially sighted Tennis activity.
Telephone Befriender SightSupport Hull & East Yorkshire Making friendly social call to people with sight loss to help them feel less isolated and alone.
CallerER Volunteer Smile Foundation Making friendly social call to people to help them feel less isolated and alone.
Hull Lateral Flow Testing Volunteer Smile Foundation Supporting the swift and smooth testing of the public at lateral flow test sites.
Administrator St Marrgarets Welcome Centre Assisting with administrative duties for the Welcome Centre
Café Kitchen Volunteer St Marrgarets Welcome Centre Assisting in the Community café at the Welcome Centre
General Conservation Volunteer TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) Supporting with local conservation work in East Riding and Norther Lincolnshire
Volunteer IT and Social Media Lead The Dare To be Project (PATT FOUNDATION) Support the charity with IT and social media activity.
Volunteer Marketing Lead The Dare To be Project (PATT FOUNDATION) Support the charity with marketing activity.
Church Ambassador TWAM (tools with a mission) Church Ambassadors play a vital role in the local church on behalf of TWAM. They inform the church of our mission and plans Church Ambassadors can organise local tool collections and work with our Tool Ambassadors and Community Ambassadors. Our Church Ambassadors are our face and contact with the local Church. You will be involved in your local Church
Community Ambassador TWAM (tools with a mission) speak publicly on behalf of TWAM and be our public face in their locality. Groups such as Rotary, U3A, and WI ask for talks about TWAM. We will provide talks and presentations that you can use, and for our busiest Community Ambassadors, we can also provide projectors and screens.We ask our Ambassadors to try and get their own meetings as well as waiting for those referred by us.
Community Champion TWAM (tools with a mission) You will work within your local community, Church, or community group to promote TWAM and help raise the funds we need to keep the tools flowing. You will organise events of all kinds or find others to do them for you, from music nights to traditional coffee mornings.
Country Coordinator TWAM (tools with a mission) You will be allocated a country in Africa and will be the first point of contact with everyone from that country who is applying for tools.You will work with your in-country partners who distribute ourtools. You will receive all applications for tools,process those applications, and receive payments.
Tool Ambassador TWAM (tools with a mission) Members of the public will contact you via email or phone. We will give you a TWAM email that goes on our website and will only give out your phone number to people who ring our office You can then arrange to either pick the tools up from them, or have them dropped off at your house, whichever you prefer. You will then need to store them until the TWAM van comes to you to collect them
Events and Engagement Volunteer – Marine Yorkshire Wildlife Trust In this role you will help run a range of events to inspire people about the marine environment.
Lighthouse Volunteer Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Bring the story of Spurn to life while visitors are looking around this iconic landmark.
Practical Conservation Volunteers Yorkshire Wildlife Trust A great role for those wanting an ‘as and when’ style of commitment, as people can sign up for however many they wish to with a calendar of activity
Volunteer Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring wildlife and wild places in Yorkshire. We look after over 100 nature reserves right across Yorkshire, and are involved in hundreds of other conservation-related projects
Volunteer Van Driver R-evolution Transporting bikes, parts, and event kits (occasionally other volunteers and employees) to different R-evolution sites and events across the Humber
Community Advocate Volunteer St John’s Ambulance Delivering free first aid sessions in your community.
Cat Adoption Team Leader Cats Protection Hull & District Branch Our cat adoption team leaders play an important part in matching our feline friends with their new families
Foster Volunteer Cats Protection Hull & District Branch Our Fosterers provide vital hands-on care and accommodation to stray or abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them.
Fundraising Team Leader Cats Protection Hull & District Branch Our fundraising team leaders help to inspire their volunteers, plan, and deliver local fundraising events using their passion and imagination.
Publicity Team Leader Cats Protection Hull & District Branch Publicity volunteers help to raise awareness of the vital and varied ways we help our feline friends in need.
Volunteer Tutor The Access Project We are looking for volunteers to tutor a young person, online for one hour a week, to support them with their academic studies.
Independent Monitoring Board HMP Hull We are currently looking for new volunteers to join the independent monitoring board at HMP Hull. The IMB helps to ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained.
Volunteer Befriender CHCP Volunteers will be required to sit and chat or read to patients and be required to get patients involved in social activities such as playing board games or bingo.
Grin and Tonic Support Volunteer CHCP The Grin and Tonic is group who run exercise sessions for people with Parkinson’s or MS.The role involves aiding participation in activity; set-up, packing up and cleaning of equipment.
Integrated Care Centre Support Volunteers CHCP Supporting older people at their assessments.
Support Assistant Volunteer (Social Activities) Paul for Brain Helping support workers in delivering social and educational activities. Assisting service users when attending gym and yoga sessions.
Support Assistant Volunteer (Allotment Project) Paul for Brain Assisting staff in delivering our weekly allotment project.
Welcome to Hull Minster Videos Hull Minster Welcoming visitors to the Minster, offering assistance and guidance on the history of the church, prayer, event information, or just generally looking around.
Community Shop Volunteer Lonsdale Community Centre To help staff the Lonsdale Community Shop during normal shop opening hours (9am to 4pm Monday to Saturday) and ensure the shop operates efficiently to a high level of customer service.
General Volunteer (Befriending, Fundraising, Activities) Bufferflies Memory Loss Support Group Encouraging our members to take part in the activies, befriending members, helping raise awareness and funds for our groups.
Families Together Volunteer Hull Churches Home From Hospital Service Supporting Families that have a parent/carer with a terminal illness
Social Events Coordinator Downright Special To organise events and act as the event lead on event day, ensuring the smooth and safe running of each activity. Events will cater to the diverse needs and ages of families who have children with Down syndrome.
Engineer/Maker Remap (Hull and East Riding Panel) Designing and making pieces of equipment free of charge for disabled people.
Chair/Manager Remap (Hull and East Riding Panel) Providing leadership to a local branch of a national charity whose volunteers design and make pieves of equipment for disabled peple free of charge
Secretary/Administrator Remap (Hull and East Riding Panel) Providing administrative support to the local branch of a national charity whose volunteers design and make pieces of equipment for disabled people.
School Learning Experience Volunteer Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University To support small groups of chidlren on our school learning experiences
Volunteer Fundraiser Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University To support the Community & Events fundraiser in raising vital funds for the charity. Through various events and activities over the year and promoting fundraising within the community for HEY Children’s University
Green Conservation Volunteering TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) Help with a large range of environmental tasks on nature reserves and green spaces, with likeminded people.
Support Group Helper Parkinsons UK Help to run activites for people living with Parkinsons.
Youth Team Volunteer St John Ambulance Supporting young people to sustain themselves in health volunteering opportunities. Part of the NHS Cadets Project.
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