Opportunities to volunteer exist in just about every sector, whether it be health and social care, administration or working with animals.

Here are ten examples of areas of interest and some of the volunteering roles that can exist within them.

  1. Administration: Reception work, filing, secretarial, data entry, committees, accounts
  2. Fundraising: Organise events, telephony, street collection, writing funding bids
  3. Retail: Working with the public, finance skills, IT skills, sorting clothes, pricing, displays, collecting goods
  4. Sports and working with children: Coaching, refereeing, after-schools clubs, youth centres, village groups, mini bus driver
  5. DIY, maintenance and gardening: Village halls, places of worship, community gardens, recreation grounds
  6. Share your skills and interests: Listening, literacy, numeracy, talking books, shopping, befriending
  7. Work with animals: Dog walking, grooming, riding for the disabled, wildlife projects
  8. IT: Social media, web design and updates, translations, databases
  9. Health and social care: Supporting people with disabilities, raising awareness, befriending
  10. Events: Steward, car parking, organiser, first aid

Find out how LCVS can help you begin volunteering: LCVS volunteering

For details of hundreds of volunteering opportunities in Lincolnshire, contact your local LCVS office or search via Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service on Do It

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