Volunteering

We are still looking for volunteers to help during COVID19. If you would like to volunteer your time, please email office@estuaryleague.org.
Would you like to join our army of volunteers? We are always looking and wanting more volunteers to join the team. Training will be provided for all positions. For information on the volunteer opportunities available, please call 01392 879009 and ask to speak with Caron. We have many roles to offer:
Meet & Greet – To welcome visitors to the Hub, notifying the correct member of staff if they have an appointment. Answering any queries where possible and taking messages. Maintaining clean, tidy and safe environment. Cash handling in taking payment for services e.g. dry cleaning.
Driving – To provide transport to Estuary League of Friends Clients in own roadworthy vehicle to appointments etc ensuring they are wearing seat belts and giving assistance to those with poor mobility. Ensuring that cash paid for transport is given to the Estuary League office in a timely fashion. To be punctual to transport clients to appointments on time.
Stretch Your Eyes Trips – To accompany Estuary League of Friends staff member who will be driving the minibus for the trips. Meet & greet clients who have booked to go on the outings at their home, helping them on and off the minibus including helping with seat belts if needed. Assisting those who have mobility issues e.g. pushing a wheelchair. Bringing meals to the tables, there will be no cost attached to volunteers’ meals on the trips. Befriending and generally making it a fun day out for all taking part.
Café Volunteer – To help in the café where needed as requested by the Chef. The role will involve bringing meals to tables and cleaning tables and chairs  to keep the café clean and tidy. A willingness to help with washing dishes using an industrial dishwasher. Assisting customers who have mobility issues to their seat. An awareness of Health & Safety.
Charity Shop – To welcome customers and visitors to the shop; answering any questions or queries and if unsure refer to employed shop staff. Cash handling and till operation in taking payment for goods purchased. Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe work environment. An awareness of GDPR and maintaining confidentiality.
Code Club – To be part of the team helping to develop Code Club at Nancy Potter House.  Code Club is designed to be fun and creative. You will be a role model for potential coding kids showing them how enthusiastic you are and how much you love programming. Present workshops to groups of children using Scratch and Python. Work with children on a one-to-one basis or in small groups on specific projects. Assist with event preparation and tidying up afterwards.
IT – Provide one-to-one support to members of the public with arranged appointments who have basic queries using Apple and Android devices.
Reading Support – This role assists children from Key Stage 1 and 2 from Topsham school with their daily reading. There will be a school staff member in attendance too. The aim is to help them not only with the sounding out of words but also with the understanding and grammar of their own colour-banded book from school. They will bring their reading record book for you to make comments.
Post Office – To provide customer service for non- Post Office sales. Till operation. Assist with display and replenishment of front shop area stock. Maintain clean and safe environment for customers.
Repair Café – To assist in repairing items brought in by the general public for a donation to Estuary League of Friends.
Office Admin – Answering the telephone, dealing with queries where possible and take messages. Having a basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe environment. Other ad hoc office/admin tasks. Having a knowledge of GDPR guidelines and maintaining confidentiality.