Volunteering Opportunities

We are currently recruiting volunteers to help support our Essence Service... will you join us?

Why volunteer at Essence?

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and support the work we do at Essence.

Who can volunteer?

Almost anyone over the age of 16 can be a volunteer.

What kind of volunteer are we looking for?

We are looking for reliable people who enjoy a hands-on approach to working with people with a mild to moderate dementia.

We have a weekly activity timetable at the Essence Centre and our outreaches that volunteers can provided support with. 

Dial A Driver Service

Our Dial A Driver service provides Door to Door transport for the older people of Sunderland which promotes independence, and helps to prevent loneliness and isolation. for more information please see our leaflet below:

How much time do you need to give?

Some people give an hour a week, other people do more.

For more information on volunteering roles at Essence contact us on 0191 522 1310 or email volunteering@ageuksunderland.org.uk and let us know you are interested in a volunteering role at Essence.

You can also download and complete the volunteer’s referral form below and return it us.

  • Make a referral
Complete our referral form online, submitting information direct to our team.
  • Get in touch
Call our confidential advice line on 0191 514 1131.

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