Volunteers are valuable assets to the Local Solutions team, making significant contributions to many of our projects and services. Not only will you learn new skills and knowledge as a volunteer, but you will also have the opportunity to assist others in the local community, meeting new people and gaining new experiences along the way. This can lead to increased employment prospects, as well as increased self-confidence to go on and achieve what you want to do.
Volunteers will be provided with training and given subsidence costs including lunch and travel expenses. We also hold an annual volunteers lunch to show our appreciation for all the hard work our volunteers do. To see how we use your data when applying for one of our volunteer positions, please read our Data Privacy Notice: Volunteering.
Please take a look at the volunteer placements available below and if you are interested in one of the roles, please contact Julie Hogg by:
- Using the Contact form below
- Phoning 0151 705 2381
Location: Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Conwy
Our Supported Lodgings services rely on ‘Householders’ who are families, couples or individuals, who rent a bedroom within their home to a young homeless person, and provide both practical and emotional support.
Local Solutions are looking for a volunteer journalist to support our busy communications team to develop a range of news stories including website content,video content and press releases that promote the work we do supporting vulnerable groups across the Liverpool City region and across North Wales. We are looking for a volunteer with excellent writing skills and IT skills who is happy to take initiative.
Grounds maintenance volunteers to assist with the estates team. Based at Local Solutions Head Office Hall lane L7 8TF and also at Kirkby office L32 8SA. The volunteers role would be an ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain experience for grounds maintenance roles. It would also be suitable for someone who just has a few hours to spare each week.
Location: Mount Vernon Green, Liverpool
This role requires volunteers to help the front of house team with roles such as meeting and greeting customers and clients. Full training will be given on use of the system. Volunteers must be able to answer and address incoming phone calls in a timely and polite manner to deliver excellent customer service. This role will allow volunteers to develop skills such as multitasking, organisation, time management and the ability to work independently.
Location: Knowsley Supported Lodgings
This role requires volunteers to help support the office with admin duties and the Resettlement Passport. Applicant must have previous computer experience and be able to operate a variety of technological tools. Volunteers will have the opportunity to develop office skills and learn about the Resettlement Passport.
Location: My Time Project at Local Solutions Head Office
My Time are looking for an Admin volunteer to assist them in the office, as well as talking to service users on the phone.
Location: Local Solutions, Cherryfield Drive Kirkby L32 8SA
This role will be to assist the the Homecare team . Helping out on the main reception and doing some general office tasks. This position would beneficial to someone who is looking to work in an office environment and needs experience or someone who is looking to give up a few hours of their own time each week. Volunteers will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills such as strategic thinking, attention to detail and good written and verbal communication skills.
Location: Liverpool One and St John Shopping Centre
This volunteer role will be helping our two Shopmobility Liverpool branches as either a retail assistant or befriender. Full training will be provided in regards to the use of the scooters. Skills such as confidence and social skills will be able to be gained through this role as a volunteer. Working at Shopmobility Liverpool will give you the opportunity to meet lots of people. Therefore, the successful applicant must be friendly and willing to give excellent customer service when helping customers hire mobility equipment.
Location: Based at Homecare Scotland Road Office Liverpool L5 5AE
We are looking for a volunteer/volunteers for our new befriending service.
Location: Cherry Tree House, Wirral
Befrienders to help with the support of vulnerable people at Cherry Tree House 10 bed dementia care home. This role is to help service users who are lonely and may just need a friendly face or someone to talk to. The role will require a DBS check which is free for volunteers. This role will be able to give you the opportunity to develop social skills as well as confidence in order to be able to apply for a care sector role.
Location: Liverpool Watersports Centre
This role is to help with bookings at the Liverpool Watersports Centre with jobs such as giving out kit and general water sport duties. This also includes helping with cleaning and assisting in the café. This volunteer role will be able to develop skills such as confidence and gain further knowledge into providing great customer service and working as part of a team. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, enjoys working with the general public and has a love for water sports. For this particular role admin skills are required.