We are recruiting - for a Readycall Macmillan Coordinator - see our Vacancies page


Featured Opportunities:

Gain valuable retail experience in a supportive environment: the Volunteer Centre has a range of roles available in the retail sector throughout the area. Just a couple of examples would be:

- Help the RSPB at the beautiful Carsington Water in this information and shop role
- Become part of a friendly team at the British Heart Foundation Shop at Matlock - a chance to use your creative skills

Want to try something a bit different? If you’re a keen photographer and enjoy mixing with people, then this role as Events Photographer for the CVS might be just up your street!

Volunteer Centre Derbyshire Dales can help you find the voluntary role that is right for you!

We are in touch with a wide range of local organisations that are looking for volunteers, and we are registered to input vacancies onto the national database of volunteer opportunities. Fill in the Quick Search on this page to search for opportunities near you - you'll be surprised at the variety of possibilities.

If you would like help in thinking about exactly what sort of role would suit you best, we have a Volunteering Development Officer who can meet with you and explore the options. Sam Tock (01629 810907) covers the whole of the Derbyshire Dales area, based in Bakewell. We can provide a confidential interview room at our offices.

Why We Need More Volunteers

Volunteering is the type of altruistic activity that offers us the chance to do something for the society and the people in need. If you are interested in engaging in this type of activity, you should know that you can do it individually or enroll in an organized group of people sharing the same principles. These gatherings have no financial purpose for these organizations and focus on helping other people in various ways. Escorts around the world, for example those from http://www.eros.com have also shown their interest in offering something back to society by engaging in selfless activities meant to help others.

Volunteering in Derbyshire Dales

Every person has at least one skill that can be put to good use while volunteering for different causes in Derbyshire Dales and around the world. Most people who are part of this kind of groups have the wish to promote goodness in all possible forms and help with the overall improvement of humankind. Being interested in the overall quality of life and society worldwide is something that we should all consider. This way we can ensure a better future for our children and many more generations to come.

Escorts who have engaged in altruistic activities have felt the appreciation of people in need. We are certain that volunteering does not only have positive effects on those we help this way but also on ourselves and the community we serve. This type of activity is also suitable for people interested in developing new social skills because they can make new contacts easily by visiting new places. Meeting new people from all parts of the world gives you the possibility to learn all about their culture and special lifestyle.

Travelling and discovering new lives in luxurious destinations is the best part of our existence as many people have revealed. Seeing how other live every day, the type of activities they usually engage in and their customs can only add up to our overall experience of life. Escorts are blessed because they have chosen to live this way and have a lot to reveal from their experience which makes them very nice companions.

Learning how other people live and what type of challenges they face on a daily basis can only bring you benefits. As a volunteer, you can learn, the same as escorts, how to treat people better and never judge them because their life might be quite different from yours. Supporting peace and proper development worldwide comes with numerous advantages, the greatest of all being that of bringing back hope into the life of people who have lost it.

There is real need of more volunteers around the world. We should all offer something to society in return mostly because we have the knowledge, the skills and the power to do so. If we all work together, we can actually manage to bring change to the world and make it a better place for all of us and the next generations. Be good, be selfless and you will learn to see life with different eyes.

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