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Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way of not only helping the local community but also helping yourself. Thousands of people volunteer in Sheffield for a huge range of charities, community groups and organisations.

 

Whether you've volunteered before or not, SOAR is looking for people like you who are interested in volunteering!

Trustee Vacancies

SOAR has vacancies for Community Trustees on its Board. Specifically we are looking for community reps from Shiregreen and Brightside, Southey and West Ecclesfield.

 

Your role will be to help SOAR deliver and develop its health, employment and training services that are delivered across North Sheffield. Your local knowledge and contacts will be invaluable in this respect as well as other knowledge and expertise that you have gained. You will be able to learn and develop new skills: finance, management, team working, decision making, etc.

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Burngreave Library Assistant

Burngreave Library is so much more than just books. We run activities for adults and children and run special events for the local communities. We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to a variety of opportunities within the library.

Community Champions

​We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to improve the health and wellbeing of people in North-East Sheffield & Burngreave.

 

This is a really flexible role that gives you the opportunity to help people in a way that you are passionate about, from simply having ​conversations with people you already know, setting up a conversation or walking group, to befriending people who have become socially isolated.

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Dementia Cafe Volunteer

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give at least two hours on a weekly or monthly basis to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Sheffield’s communities.

 

Dementia Cafes are a friendly and informal environment where people with dementia and their carers can meet with peers to receive support and training, and take part in activities.

Recovery Coach

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week volunteering to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Sheffield’s least healthy communities.

 

You will work closely with the Mental Health Peer Support Worker to provide emotional support to suitable clients, supporting a small social café for people recovering from serious mental illnesses.

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Families and Parenting Volunteer

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to improve the health and wellbeing of people in North-East Sheffield. This is role will work closely with the Families and Parenting Welfare Coach and Senior Coach in supporting families and making a huge difference to their lives.

Social Café Volunteer

The social café is a café for people with mild to moderate mental health problems, to help improve mental wellbeing and reduce social isolation. 

 

This role is vital to ensure smooth running of the new social café, and to ensure a welcoming, friendly environment.  There will be a variety of roles on offer including; Socialising with customers, catering support, registration and evaluation. 

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Welfare Coach Champion    

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to improve the health and finances of people in North Sheffield. You will promote financial wellbeing through coaching and group work alongside our Money Support programme. The Financial Fitness workshops will run on alternate months as a 4-week course.

Wellbeing Champion    

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to improve the health and wellbeing of clients in Sheffield’s least healthy communities. You will promote wellbeing through coaching, mentoring and group work at our weekly Wellbeing Wednesday sessions and/or other Wellbeing Coach group sessions. 

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