Short term/one off opportunities
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In addition to our database of local volunteering opportunities this page will list any short term or one off opportunities.

You can also check out our Micro-volunteering page if you are really short on time.

Use the links at the top of the page to follow us on Facebook & Twitter as we post the short term opps on there too.

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PLEASE NOTE: From Friday 1st September Volunteer Centre Liverpool will NOT be open on Fridays




                                 Roy Castle - St Georges Hall Beer Festival


Thursday 28th -  Saturday 30th September

Once again we have been given the opportuinty to fundraise at the September St Georges Hall Beer Festival. We are looking for volunteers to help sell raffle tickets, look after the cloak room or man the tuck shop stand. At the last beer festival we raised around £2000 due to our amazing volunteers.

If you would like to get involved, we are looking for 3-4 people per session.


Please contact if you are interested in these opportunities.




                                      R Charity Bucket Collections

Can you Help?
We have been given some dates to collect with buckets at some fabulous locations in September and October and we could really do with some extra help

Can you give a few hours or a day of your time to help?

Dates and venues:

- Ikea, Gemini, Warrington - Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October
- The Liverpool Empire - Footloose the Musical - Monday 16th - Saturday 21st October


Please get in touch by email  via or  call 0151 706 3172 and feel free to share with friends and family who may have time to spare.




                       Fundraising Volunteer Opportunities with Claire House!


Sunday 1st October - Mersey Tunnel 10K

Finish line duties. 8:30am-12:30pm


Saturday 7th October - Chester Mini Marathon

To help with registration sign ups for the Chester Mini Marathon 9am-6pm. Slots between 9am-1pm or 1pm-6pm.


Sunday 8th October - Chester Marathon

Start/finish line duties. Giving out medals and tshirts.


Sunday 3rd December - Santa Dash Liverpool

Finish line duties, 8am-2pm


Sunday 10th December - Bill Smith Toy Run 

Serving refreshments to the bikers.


Various dates throughout Dec 2017 - Wallasey Lions Sleigh Ride

Bucket collecion whilst walking with the Wallasey Lions Santa Sleigh


Please contact if you would like to sign up as a volunteer for any of the fundraising events listed above.




                    Volunteer at The Twilight Walk Chester on 1st October 2017


The Twilight Walk is a 10K walk on the 1st October 2017 around the historic centre of Chester, with the purpose of uniting our community, raising awareness and raising vital funds.

There are many different ways that volunteers can get involved in the event. The role that we need the highest number of volunteers for is the Route Steward role. This role is a fantastic role to do with friends, familiy or even in a group.


Role Summary:


Our wonderful Route Stewards cheer on, support and motivate our walkers throughout The Twilight Walk route and help us to create an exciting, energetic and enjoyable walking experience. Working as a team with our Section Leaders (staff), they ensure that our walkers are safe and looked after throughout the walk.


Our Route Stewards are a key part of the success of The Twilight Walk and we love to hear from our walkers about how fantastic our route stewards are: “The volunteers/stewards were great, and I am sure quite hoarse after all the cheering and support they gave us. It could not have been better.“


Being a Route Steward is great for those interested in volunteering outdoors, volunteering with friends/family/colleagues and for those that want to see The Twilight Walks in action! Want to join our Route Steward team? Sign up today!


Please note: This role is based outdoors and requires volunteers to stand for long periods of time.

Our other volunteering roles for the event are listed here:




          Sign up to volunteer at the Alzheimers Society Memory Walk this October


Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

There is a Memory Walk happening  on 14 October 2017 at the Pier Head.

Volunteers will be needed between 18.00 and 23.00.

There ere are many ways you can help as a volunteer at this event:

Route Volunteers

Marshalling: You will be positioned at key points in the route to ensure walkers are heading in the right direction, as well as cheering them on and keeping them motivated!

Route Marking: You will head out with a rucksack and equipment (everything is provided) to put up signs and ensure they are in the correct place. If you are our back route marker you will follow the last of our walkers and inform our marshals that they can return to the event site. 

Walk Village Volunteers

At the finish line: We need energetic volunteers to congratulate our walkers as they cross the finish line and present them with their medals and water!

Event setup and breakdown: Help setup the event site and take everything down at the end of the day. A keen eye for detail is great for this to make sure the event site looks the part!

Walk Village team: Enthusiastic volunteers interact with our walkers before and after the walk. This will include selling our merchandise. You'll also help to keep the event site clean and tidy, ensuring everyone is safe at the event.


To sign up as a volunteer go to the Memory Walk website :  




                             Roy Castle Spooky Welly Walk


Sefton Park - Saturday 21st October

St Helens - Saturday 28th October


Our annual Spooky Welly Walk is getting bigger and bigger each year. Last year we saw 8,700 people donned their wellies and best Halloween fancy dress, helping us raise an astonishing £60,000 and making the Spooky Welly Walk the biggest Halloween family event in Merseyside. This year have split the day into shifts, giving the option to do a full day or half a day.

Saturday Morning 10:30am-2:30pm

Saturday Afternoon 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Saturday Derig 4:00pm-7:00pm

Saturday all day 10:30am-6:00pm


Please contact if you are interested in these opportunities. 




                        Young People's Residential Activity Volunteer - RNIB


RNIB are running residential Activity Programmes in August and October for young people aged 14-17 with sight loss. You will be needed for 72 hours per event which will take place in Cumbria. Must be over 18 years old.


What will you be doing?

Providing support in running activities, offering guidance with activities, supporting ctivities such as climbing, canoeing, wildlife walks, bushcraft, hiking and camping. Help young people to gain the John Muir Award.


What skills are needed?

Enthusiasm, confidence and patience

Understanding of high standard of safety


What support will be given?

Induction, understanding sight loss pack, expenses and training as appropriate


Please contact or 0151 702 5716 if you are interested in this great opportunity.




                                              ACT Youth Project


Short term volunteering supporting vulnerable migrants in Greece or Italy.

Merseyside Expanding Horizon are looking to recruit 15  young people ( 18+) who are not in education, employment or training and are interested in intercultural issues to join either a 2 or six month project  ( 5 volunteers at a time from June 2017 to August 2018.) in the field of migration in Italy or Greece.

This Erasmus funded project aims to involve volunteers from France, UK and Belgium, as well as Greece and Italy supporting vulnerable migrants.

You will be provided with, flights, insurance,accomodation, food local transport and pocket money as well as being trained in:

Intercultural Communication

Fundemental Rights of Migrants

Security, Health and Safety

Reception and intergration of migrants in Greece / Italy.

To find out more about the project and how you can help


Please contact Anna Bellan Email: