Want to Volunteer?

'Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth ' -  1 John 3: 18

Volunteers are vital if churches and organisations in this county are to continue the valuable work that they do tackling poverty. We believe that everyone can have a role to play- whatever their age, gifts or experience. 
Never volunteered before or unsure where to start? Feel free to contact the charities below direct to arrange a visit, or contact Hannah Buck or Alice McGregor, our Development workers, if you would like to chat through where you might be best to start.

Transforming Notts Together is also looking for some volunteers- particularly to provide our Development Workers with administrative support and with the option of being trained up to run courses and support churches.

The organisations below are known to but completely independent of TNT- our role is simply to make it easier for you to get in touch with them.
There is a map on the right if you want to find places closest to you.
If you see somewhere you would like to volunteer, click on the ‘I want to help’ button to fill out a brief contact form to send to the organisation.

 

Nottingham Credit Union

Nottingham

We are a financial co-operative, offering savings, current accounts and affordable loans. The Credit Union is the best alternative to banks, instant money lenders and doorstep lenders.

We are looking for people who could help with promotion, administration, cashiering. If you would be interested we would love to hear from you.

Emmanuel House

Nottingham

Emmanuel House exists to support homeless and vulnerable people by providing acceptance, encouragement and daily support services. We aim to treat all our visitors as unique individuals, and strive without prejudice to support people on their journey towards a more stable life. We seek to enable individuals to make positive changes in their lifestyles.

We offer a wide range of volunteer roles including: Charity Shop, Kitchen, Reception, East European language volunteer, Volunteer Driver, Support with Computer Learning, Administration, Data Volunteer, Marketing and weekend evening volunteer.

Mansfield Winter Night Shelter

Mansfield

The Night Shelter offers rough sleepers in Mansfield a warm, welcoming and secure place to sleep over night when the temperature is particularly low.

In order to make the Night Shelter possible, we need volunteers to serve hot meals and drinks in the evening and mornings, and to offer the residents a listening ear. This is a vital service to people in great need, please consider helping.

Sherwood and Newark Citizens Advice Bureau

Ollerton and Newark

Sherwood and Newark Citizens Advice Bureau provides a free, independent, confidential and impartial advice service for the problems people face and to improve policies and practice. Advice is provided on a range of issues, including specialist debt and welfare benefits advice. The service is offered to all regardless of means and background.

There is a variety of voluntary roles at Sherwood and Newark Citizens Advice Bureau, including Receptionist, Gateway Assessors, Advisers, Administrators, Fund Raisers and Telephone Support Advisers. Training is provided for all voluntary roles at the Bureau.

Reach Mansfield

Mansfield

Reach Mansfield is part of a Nottinghamshire wide charity that works to provide meaningful, person centred and innovative activities and support to adults with learning disabilities. Our five day service offers clients a variety of fun, challenging and stimulating activities. All of our sessions are designed to build confidence, skills and capacity. We also have a new Reach Fitness project which will use volunteer support to enable adults with learning disabilities to enjoy getting fitter and healthier. We are a dynamic team and are looking for enthusiastic volunteers. Training is provided and regular support is always available.

We run a varied range of activities including; Art, singing, computers, dance, cooking, personal development, yoga and health promotion. There are a range of ways volunteers can help us but our most desperate need is for support in these sessions. Please do get in contact to find out more.

Jericho Road Project

Nottingham

The Jericho Road Project is a joint church initiative supporting those involved in the sex industry in Nottingham. The project has been running for over ten years and is making a difference in women's lives - showing them God’s love, and equipping them with the tools to exit prostitution.

There are many ways to get involved, from baking and making crafts to volunteering as a support worker, prison visitor or driver for our van. Full training is provided. Most roles are for women only, but men can serve by driving the van on outreach, praying for us or supporting in practical ways.

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1 These organisations are known to, but not part of, Transforming Notts Together. The organisations have not been vetted by Transforming Notts Together and will have their own systems for working with volunteers. The role of Transforming Notts Together is simply to make it easier for you to get in touch with organisations through our website and hopefully to then join in with the important work of tackling poverty