Volunteering Opportunities For Young People
Please note this site is currently still in development, please check back frequently to see new opportunities. If you are interested in signing up for any of the opportunities then please click on the link provided or just get in touch with us at BOB and we will make the connections for you.
The Meeting Place - Volunteers
Visit for a coffee and a chat, help with mobile phones or just join in with activities, craft, art, chess etc etc. Suitable for people aged 16 and over. For more information contact Hilary Evans via email email@example.com
Lent Rise Combined School - Learning Support Activities
Listening to children read, playing educational games with groups of pupils, supporting learning in the classroom. Suitable for people aged 16 and over. For more information contact Mrs J Watson on 01628 662913 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Burnham Childrens Centre Play Worker / Admin
Support Family Support Workers to plan and carry out sessions for families with children under 5 years in the local area. To support with admin work with planning sessions using the EYFS, Observations of children’s development, display boards and meeting other local professionals. For more information contact Michelle Els on 01628 665380 or email email@example.com
St Peters Church of England School - Classroom Support
Mrs Blount is looking for additional classroom supporters throughout the school to help with listening to readers, preparing displays, helping with painting and preparing materials etc. Suitable for anyone over 16. Please contact for more information. A DBS check will be carried out prior to any appointment.
For more information contact Mrs Lesley Blount (Head Teacher) on 01628 602295 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BHPT are looking for experienced gardening fans who can give one afternoon or more a week to help local schools with gardening projects and running their own allotment at school. Knowledge of planting & growing vegetables would be desirable, but a general passion for all things green would be a good start. Suitable for anyone aged 16 or over.
For more information contact Lisa Pope on 01628 661441 or email email@example.com
Round and About Packing and Distribution Logistics Volunteers
Round and About, the local community magazine, are looking for volunteers to assist at the packing and distribution hub for 2-3 hours once every three months. The packing takes place at Burnham Youth Club on Minniecroft road starting at 8:30am and is suitable for volunteers aged 16+. Dates will be provided on Application. For more information contact Lisa Pope on 01628 661441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BHPT - Project Assistants
From time to time Burnham Health Promotion Trust has opportunities for volunteers age 16 and over to assist with its various group activities such as the Carers’ Support Group and Older People’s Groups. For more information contact Shirley Shaw on 01628 661441 or email email@example.com
Singing for Memory Supporters and Assistants
Supporters & Assistants are required at Singing for the Memory, A group for people with memory problems, early onset dementia etc. Meeting at the Library on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10.45-12.00pm. We are looking for people who can help the singing leaders to run the groups encouraging attendees to join in the singing etc. Volunteers should be 16+ and for more information contact Shirley Shaw on 01628 661441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Burnham Library - Story Time Reader
The Library is looking for someone to read stories to a group of toddlers. Story time is every Friday at 2.15pm. For more information contact Sue Lemon on 0845 2303232 or by email at email@example.com
Library Computer Club Technical Writers
Every month we run a computer club at the Burnham Library and we are looking for young people who would be prepared to put together fact sheets on technical items which they are knowledgeable about, for example how to sign up to Facebook, how to use instagram, safe ways to surf the web, or how to use your smartphone. All fact sheets with be credited with your school details (or personal details if over 18). If you would like to learn more please express your interest here.