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Volunteering

GVOC promotes volunteering across Gateshead via the Volunteer Centre. Whether you are an individual looking to volunteer or an organisation looking for volunteers, we are here to help.

FOR ORGANISATIONS we offer:-

  • Free support in recruiting your volunteers by advertising your volunteer opportunities at local events, on Facebook, Twitter and OurGateshead and on the national volunteering website www.do-it.org.uk
  • Low cost training courses
  • Specialist advice around involving and supporting volunteers
  • Bespoke training
  • Free membership to the Gateshead Volunteer Network
  • Competitively priced DBS service
  • Volunteering Factsheets
  • Partnership work to take responsibility for the recruitment of volunteers on behalf of an organisation. We are working in partnership with Equal Arts to recruit their volunteers
  • Employee volunteering opportunitites

 

FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO VOLUNTEER we offer:-

  • Access to volunteering opportunities on the national volunteering website www.do-it.org.uk
  • Confidential one to one interviews
  • Volunteer open days
  • Support to people with a learning disability through the Gateshead Supported Volunteers Programme
  • Updates about volunteering in Gateshead on Facebook and Twitter

The Volunteer Centre Gateshead is part of a national network of organisations that are working to encourage people from all sections of the community to get involved in volunteering. We are committed to working pro-actively to ensure that all those who wish to volunteer are actively encouraged and enabled to do so.

Contact Phone Number: 0191 478 4103 Email address: vc@gvoc.org.uk