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
Grounds maintenance volunteers to assist with the estates team. Based at Local Solutions Head Office Hall lane L7 8TF. 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: 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.
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: Homecare Liverpool or Mount Vernon Green
This volunteer role is for someone to telephone service users who just need someone to speak to. It is similar to the befriender role. The applicant will need a friendly telephone manner and telephone skills. This role will be able to give volunteers the opportunity to experience work in the health and social care sector.
Location: Branch offices in Mount Vernon Green
This volunteer role is to help engage with staff and volunteers about a healthy office environment and propose ideas for improvements. Confidence and social skills will be able to be enhanced or gained from this volunteer opportunity as well as the experience of working as part of a team within an office. This particular volunteer opportunity would be beneficial for those who are looking for a role in the care sector.
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: Main Reception Volunteer
We are looking for a volunteer/volunteers for our main reception at our Head office Mount Vernon Green.
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.