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Medway Volunteering Vacancies

Please find below the latest listing of volunteering opportunities available in Medway. To automatically receive updates about volunteering vacancies, along with other news and support, then you can join the Medway Volunteer Network – click here to find out more. 

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Volunteer Drivers Needed

At Walderslade Together we believe time is the most precious commodity & greatest gift anyone can offer. We are looking for drivers (with own car) to support our members to access the community & reduce loneliness in Walderslade. We offer full training & mileage. If you would like to be part of something special & make a real difference to somebody's life please contact us today.

Organisation: Walderslade Together        Location: Walderslade & ME5

Link: For more information please email Sharon O’Flynn at

Peer Mentor

At Open Road Wellbeing and Recovery we work with adults whose lives are negatively affected by drugs and/ or alcohol misuse. Volunteers have a wide number of responsibilities in supporting the service. These include: meeting and greeting clients, co-facilitating groups (recovery and non-recovery) and working with clients 1-1. Training will be provided.

Organisation: Open Road        Location: 95-97 Chatham High Street, ME4 4DL, Chatham, Kent


Macmillan Crossroads Volunteer

Macmillan Crossroads Volunteer Service are looking for volunteers to support people who have been affected by cancer and their carers. As a volunteer you can provide practical support, emotional support or companionship. Practical support includes helping out around the home or garden, getting a bit of shopping or help with transport.

Organisation: Macmillan Crossroads Care Kent and Medway Volunteer Service        Location: Medway - in the community


BELIVE Minute Taker

This role is for trustee meetings approximately 4 x per year, all expenses paid, previous administration experience is desirable.. For more details, please call Theresa Hammond on 07977696658.

Organisation: BELIVE        Location: Medway Towns


Family Action Active Families Volunteer

An exciting opportunity to volunteer in the Medway area has arisen with the Active Families Project with Family Action in Medway. Are you free to support the Active Families Project worker deliver a 12 week programme of activity each term to support families to become more active and promote positive lifestyle choices and with support enable them to reach their potential?

Organisation: Family Action        Location: Medway


BELIVE trustee volunteer

BELIVE is an independent befriending service for local people with a mild-moderate learning disability; as a trustee you will be working as part of a team to shape BELIVE's future. You will be required to attend trustee meetings as/when required, training as/when required. Opportunity to undertake trustee tasks i.e. fund raising, minute taking, contribute at meetings and network with others. Adhere to all policies/procedures i.e. safeguarding, confidentiality, health/safety, equal opportunities and our constitution. For more details, please call Theresa Hammond on 07977696658.

Organisation: BELIVE        Location: Having a car is desirable, meetings will be rotated within the Kent area.


BELIVE befriending volunteer

To provide a person-centred befriending service for local people with a learning disability in Medway. To promote a sense of belonging, improve self-esteem, confidence, identity, wellbeing, and for the relief of isolation, poor mental health and, loneliness. You may be asked to befriend a person face to face or, talk to them over the telephone, depending on the person’s needs. For more details, please call Theresa Hammond on 07977696658.

Organisation: BELIVE        Location: Medway, but you will be required to arrange exactly where and when you meet the person you befriend.


Become a Volunteer & Get Involved

​Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Can you help support & develop our charity. monthly support group, workshops, training, marketing & media, family activity days, office duties, fundraising. Experience in FASD is not essential, kindness & compassion is the key to our success. FASD awareness is proud to be a provider of Medway Time Credits. Contact us for more information.

Organisation: FASD Awareness South East        Location: Medway


Telephone Befriending Volunteer

Telephone Befrienders provide a listening ear to individuals who are isolated, lonely or who might be going through a difficult time. As a befriender you can make a huge difference, by helping to alleviate social isolation and loneliness.

Organisation: Carers FIRST        Location: Strood


Various Volunteering Roles

Admin/Office Support Volunteer who could help us with admin activities. Clinical Support - to help run weekly clinics on Friday afternoons. Outreach and Community Fundraising - to help us when we raise funds. Fundraising Champion - to help and potentially project manage a fundraising event for MASH Occasional HR and financial support to the charity's trustees IT/Website support

Organisation: Medway Asthma Self Help (MASH)        Location: Gillingham