Volunteers are needed in Pocklington (and surrounding areas), York, Driffield, Harrogate and Knaresborough to take new recruits into your home for anything up to 12 months, having the time and commitment to provide basic obedience training, and to build confidence by introducing the dog to new people and experiences.
Bed & Breakfast socialising
The Training Department is looking for volunteer Bed & Breakfast socialisers. This voluntary role involves collecting a dog from Kennels (on a weekday night) around 5pm, looking after them at home overnight before dropping them off around 9am the following day. They would also need to look after the dog over the weekend.
We are looking for a volunteer who can help the housekeeper in the cleaning and preparation of the accommodation units, offices and communal areas at the Beatrice Wright Training Centre in Yorkshire. Due to the nature of the position, your help would be required on a regular basis (a few mutually agreed hours a week) and sometimes on an ad hoc basis.
Volunteers needed for The Grange Puppy socialising
Volunteer puppy socialisers are needed to take a new recruit into your home for anything up to 12 months, having the time and commitment to provide basic obedience training and to build confidence by introducing the dog to new people and experiences. Puppy socialising volunteers are needed in the following areas: Aylesbury, Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Haddenham, Marlow, Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield, Amersham and Chesham.
Brood bitch or stud dog fostering
The breeding department are looking for volunteers to offer a long term home to one of our brood bitches or stud dogs. All dogs will be at least 12 months old and each dog is carefully matched to a new volunteer fosterer to ensure the best partnership. Fosterers must live within an hour and half's drive of our Buckinghamshire centre, and attend the centre for dog mating, health checks and regular training classes.
Bed & Breakfast socialising
The Training Department is looking for volunteer Bed & Breakfast socialisers. This voluntary role involves collecting a dog from Kennels (on a week day night) between 5pm and 6.15pm, looking after them at home overnight, before dropping them off between 7.30am and 9am the following day. You would also need to look after the dog over the weekend.
Marketing and Communications Administrator
Our busy Marketing Communications team is looking for someone to assist team members with administration and research tasks, involving the use of telephone and email. This voluntary role will involve answering requests for media and fundraising campaign literature, contacting recipients, volunteers and other staff members for information relating to stories, magazine articles and other materials the team is producing. We are looking for a regular commitment of a number of mutually agreed hours each week - perhaps one to two full days per week or two mornings or afternoons per week.
Access and Inclusion Administrator
We are looking for a volunteer to support our Access and Inclusion Manager to work both reactively and proactively with service providers, government bodies and other organisations, as well as hearing dog recipients, to ensure equal access for assistance dog recipients. We are looking for a regular commitment of a few mutually agreed hours each week of perhaps one full day per week or two mornings or afternoons per week.
Volunteers needed nationwide Puppy socialising
We are seeking puppy socialising volunteers to take a new recruit into your home for anything up to 12 months at a time, having the time and commitment to provide basic obedience training and to build confidence by introducing the dog to new people and experiences. Volunteers are needed in Peterborough, March, Huntingdon, St Ives, St Neots, Cambridge, Southampton and Exeter.
Volunteer speakers are needed nationwide to spread the word to groups and organisations in their local area.
We are looking for volunteer fundraising members who would like to start an informal fundraising group, raise funds on your own or support an existing branch.
We receive many requests from groups and associations for our registered charity speakers to give talks. The volunteer speaker coordinator will be the first point of contact in a specific region, taking requests for talks and then allocating to the most appropriate speaker. Volunteer speaker coordinators are needed in Newcastle and Northumberland.
We are looking for volunteer walk organisers to organise sponsored walks in their local area. Resources and training will be provided. This volunteer role does not involve directly walking our hearing dog puppies or dogs.
Volunteer walk organisers are needed in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cumbria, Durham, Sunderland, Redcar, Cleveland, North Wales, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, South London, Birmingham, Derby, Staffordshire and Leicester.
Regional administration assistants
We are looking for volunteer regional administration assistants in close proximity to our home-based regional organisers who would be willing to undertake general administration such as ‘thank you’ letters. The volunteer regional administration assistant would need to have good communication skills and have access to a computer and printer. These volunteers are needed in Eastbourne and Cambridgeshire.
Local grants/trust officer
We are looking for local grants/trust officer volunteers in specific regions who can research and make applications to local trusts and grant-making bodies. These volunteers are needed in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.
Local events coordinator
We are looking for local events coordinator volunteers who would be able to organise resources for the many events that our volunteers and branches undertake in the region. The role would require the volunteer to help set up and dismantle stands. Travel expenses for this role will be paid.
Local events coordinator volunteers are needed in Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cumbria, Durham, Sunderland, Redcar, Cleveland, Birmingham, Derby, Staffordshire and Leicester.
Hearing dog walkers
We are looking for hearing dog walker volunteers across the UK to help walk a hearing dog for a few hours a week when our recipients are unable to exercise them. The dog would need collecting from and returning to the recipient’s home, and for that reason a CRB check is necessary.
Further information about voluntary roles
If you require any further information about volunteering opportunities at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, please contact Lucy Dacre on 01759 322 253 or email email@example.com.
23 August 2011