Volunteering

Welcome to Action Together’s Volunteer Centre

We offer support, information and guidance to Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside residents on a wide range of volunteering opportunities.

We are a volunteer brokerage service that helps organisations in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside find volunteers. You can find local volunteering opportunities from hundreds of organisations on this page.

CORONAVIRUS COMMUNITY HELP AND VOLUNTEERING

People all across Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside give their time freely to help others and make their communities a better place. In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, that support is needed even more, and lots of people want to find ways they can help. You can register for formal volunteering on this page.

There are a number of ways you can help as an individual:

BEING A GOOD NEIGHBOUR AND ORGANISING SUPPORT IN YOUR COMMUNITY (MUTUAL AID)

You do not need to register with Action Together if you are interested in local community volunteering, such as shopping for a neighbour.

Visit our Mutual Aid page for advice and information on setting up and volunteering for a mutual aid group: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/mutual-aid

You can also help local charities to help others by making a donation. Action Together is raising money for the emergency community response to coronavirus. Make a donation at https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/donate

VOLUNTEERING

We are working with local councils, local charities, voluntary and community groups planning ahead for the needs of communities over the coming weeks and months.

We encourage you to register your interest in the form below and as the need for more volunteers grows we will be in touch with you to match you with an opportunity to help.

If you are a group looking for volunteers, information or advice please visit our coronavirus page: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/covid-19

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently under increased demand for voluntary services and will contact you as soon as we have an appropriate volunteering opportunity available. You do not need to contact us for updates as we will contact you. You do not need to register if you are interested in local community volunteering/mutual aid (eg shopping for a neighbour).

For non-Coronavirus response volunteering opportunities:

Please search volunteer opportunities below. Alternatively telephone us on 0161 339 2345 for a chat and to make a confidential, informal appointment with one of our advisors.

If you already have a volunteer account, login here.

Is your voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise organisation an Action Together member, register here to upload your volunteering roles.

Would your Oldham, Rochdale or Tameside organisation like to become an Action Together member? Register here.

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
As a Code Club volunteer, you will; •Supervise children when they're at the club. •Present workshops to groups of children using Scratch and Python. •Work with children in small groups on...
Area: Manchester, Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
As a reading group volunteer, you will; •Assist in preparing and clearing up after the reading group •Welcome participants •Facilitate sessions and encourage participation •Work with the group to...
Area: Manchester, Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
You'll spend your summer at the library: •Encouraging children to join the challenge •Registering children for the challenge •Encouraging children to discuss what they have been reading •...
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
You will help the smooth running of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival events.
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
You will help library staff run the storytime session.
Area: Manchester, Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Libraries
To support people who need help using the computers in the library.
Area: Manchester, Rochdale

Hosted by: Action Together
To meet and greet applicants who have applied for the connecting you seed fund , at our friends panel which is held once a month.
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Angie's Angels Community Group CIC
General volunteers required to help out over the festive period working with the homeless, running various stalls at our Christmas Fun Day, help wrapping our annual Christmas shoe boxes and veterans...
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Council - Environmental Management Service
Countryside activities.
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale Borough Council - Environmental Management Service
Mix of projects in areas around Hollingworth Lake.
Area: Rochdale

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