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The Volunteering section of the site is your one-stop shop for events, news and resources about volunteering. Find out about Groups, Clubs and Organisations connected to this topic

This is our fifth year celebrating the fantastic contribution made by all the volunteers of Gateshead. As usual throughout June, there’s lots going on to whet your appetite and encourage you to take that first step to becoming a volunteer for Gateshead. Details of volunteering events and activities across the borough are given below together with contact information for the organisers.

Register your Volunteering hours.

As part of Gateshead Volunteer Month 2017  we are gathering information on the type of volunteering taking place in Gateshead. Register your volunteering at: https://www.ourgateshead.org/volunteer-totaliser 

Emotional Wellbeing, Arts and Crafts Club.

Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago


Listed under:Bensham, Dunston, Teams, Whickham
Every week

Drop In Lunch

Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago

Fancy a chat?  The drop in lunch is ran by the Church.  Come and get a three course meal for less than five pounds.

Listed under:Allerdene, Barley Mow, Beacon Lough, Birtley
12.00 - 13.30
Every week

Community garden volunteers @ Hertfordshire House

Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago

Hertfordshire House Community Centre Pelaw is looking for volunteers to help with our Community Garden.  A group of volunteers meets every Sunday 1

Listed under:Bill Quay, Pelaw, Wardley
Every week


Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago

New for 2015

I remember when.... If you find yourself saying this, then why not come along to our new Reminiscence sessions.

Listed under:Gateshead Wide
all day
Every week

Dunston Youthy (Ages 10-13)

Last updated: 1 year 1 month ago

Junior youth club every Monday and Thursday night 5pm – 7pm. Ages 10-14 years welcome. £1 per child per session which includes all activities.

Listed under:Bensham, Dunston, Teams, Whickham
Every week


Events listed under Volunteering

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Introduction to Good Governance

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00
Added by: Gateshead Support

Aimed at those new to, or thinking about becoming committee members or trustees. Listed under:Gateshead Wide
Costa Rica

Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle Costa Rica Trek

Saturday, 20 January, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, 28 January, 2018 (All day)
Added by: Marie Curie

In January 2018 the Marie Curie Hospice, Newcastle will be embarking upon the challenge of a lifetime; trekking through Costa Rica. Listed under:Gateshead Wide

Groups listed under Volunteering

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35th Gateshead (Edberts) Scout Group

The 35th Gateshead (Edberts) Group meet in Heworth each Friday evening during term time.

0191 490 0520gateshead@durhamscouts.org.ukBill Quay, Felling, Heworth, Leam Lane, Pelaw, Wardley

40th Gateshead Scout Group

We are currently recruiting Adult volunteers to restart the Scout Group in Kibblesworth.

0191 490 0520gateshead@durhamscouts.org.ukKibblesworth

5th Birtley Scout Group

07730 639 925stephen5thbirtley@outlook.comBarley Mow, Birtley, Kibblesworth, Lamesley

Achieve with NERAF (Northern Engagement into Recovery from Addiction Foundation)

"Our mission is to deliver and enable real positive differences to the lives of people affected by substance misuse and their family ne

0191 478 5422info@neraf.orgGateshead Wide
Air Cadets

Air Cadets - 361(Gateshead) Squadron

Youth organisation for air minded young people over 13 years old.

0191 490 0484 (Tuesday & Thursday evenings only - Answering machine at other times)info@361-atc.comGateshead Wide


News listed under Volunteering

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Foundations Furniture's Social Value Report

Foundations have carried out our very first social value impact assessment and are pleased to announce that for every £1 spent or donated to our ch

Gateshead Council’s ‘Gateshead Awards’ 2017/2018 logo

Nominations are open for the ‘Gateshead Awards’ 2017/2018

The Gateshead Awards, presented annually by the Mayor of Gateshead, celebrates all those who have made a real difference to the lives of others in

Welcome to On the Hoof May 2017

Wellbeing, health and social care news for people working in and with the voluntary sector in Newcastle and Gateshead.


Relaxing with Characters from Fiction

Year 3 pupils from Gateshead Primary Schools were recently invited to take part in an art competition organized by the Friends. The object was to d

Open day news

We held our open day today. Thank you to those who ventured out despite the weather, and our helpers who got wet.


Regular Activities listed under Volunteering

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Safeguarding Children information sheet updated Nov 2016

Safeguarding adults in Newcastle and Gateshead information sheet January 2017

Newcastle CVS has updated the Safeguarding Adults in Newcastle and Gateshead information sheet to include actions for your group, sexual exploitati

Gateshead Wide
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Talent Match

Talent Match is a new approach to support for young people who have been unemployed for more tha

Services to Prevent and Reduce Isolation, Vulnerability and/or Loneliness in Older People

REDUCING HOSPITAL RE-ADMISSIONS FOR OLDER PEOPLE Happy to Help is working with local services and hospitals to offer a sub

Gateshead Wide
Newcastle CVS logo

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks Information for Gateshead

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (used to be called CRB checks)

Gateshead Wide


Health Information

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Mental Health Awareness week 8- 14 May 2017

2 months 3 weeks ago

This year in 2017 Mental Health Awareness Week is championing the importance of good mental health and our ability to thrive, instead of being stuc

Smoking: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago


Our Gateshead - Gateshead Community Website (Stop Smoking information).

Mental Health: Lifestyle Information and Resources

3 months 2 weeks ago

NHS Choices

Drugs: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago

Useful Websites and resources:

FRANK - (Friendly, Confidential Drugs Advice).

Physical Activity: Lifestyle Resources and information

3 months 2 weeks ago



One You - Public Health England


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