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Volunteer opportunities Posted on Monday, 2 October 2023

VASL has been awarded the Investing in Volunteering Award again this year, and it shows our commitment to ensuring that our volunteers have a great experience volunteering with us.

We are keen to recruit more volunteer drivers for our Car Scheme who will take people who don’t have access to public transport to medical appointments. The scheme covers the Eastern side of Harborough District and we are keen to recruit in the villages.

We need more telephone befrienders who would be able to phone a carer on a regular basis. This is one of the ways which Leicestershire Support for Carers supports those who care for a member of their family or a friend.

We have lonely older people waiting for befrienders who will visit them at home or phone each week. The Community Champions project supports people across Harborough District.

We have other opportunities as well, and provide training, ongoing support, social events and the opportunity to become part of a team. The photo shows the Community Champions at a recent volunteer drop in.

Either contact the projects directly (details are in the links) or 01858 433232 or email admin@vasl.org.uk to find out more.