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.

Feel free to use the details to make contact with the relevant organisations, make sure you say you saw it here! 



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                                   Help out at this event for 4Wings

4Wings are having a special event to mark the end of their storytelling project with asylum seekers and refugees this coming Friday, the 28th, at 'The Brink', 18:00

We need someone to help us with a projector and playing music through a laptop. You don't need to be an expert on IT or sound system, basic knowledge of using a computer, youtube and projector would be enough.

Participants will share the art work they created during the project, stories and dance.

The event won't last more than 2 hours and we might need the volunteer for just 1 hour.If you can help us please contact

Maria Christodoulou, Volunteer Co-ordinator 





                        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.




                                   Liverpool Pride Festival 29 & 30 July

We are looking for festival volunteers to help us with our big weekend, 29 & 30 July and then to help us run events and fundraise all year round.

Roles we have available are:
Events assistants
Audience Surveyors
Everyone will receive a volunteer induction and training in customer service, event health  & safety and survey techniques.

You don't need to have any previous experience, but an outgoing personality and the ability to talk to everyone and anyone would help.
We are looking for people who will enjoy the hubbub of a large event and who will enjoy being at the heart if it.
Previous experience in audience surveys, donations collection and basic retail would be really helpful , but not essential.
Runners should be able to cope under pressure and remain calm in a fast moving environment.
Our volunteers are of all ages, all backgrounds, LGBT+ and not, disabled and not  and we welcome everyone.

 Training sessions will take place in a Liverpool City Centre Venue on Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Sunday 23rd July from 1pm till 4pm, and Tuesday 25th July - 6pm till 9pm.

To find out more conatct  Joan Burnett Email: 


                                              Michael Causer Foundation 

We are leading the march at Liverpool Pride event on 29 July and

we need your help. MCF are looking for volunteers to help staff our stall in the marquee at Pride.

Can you spare an hour or two between 10am and 6pm on Saturday 30th July, or between 10am and 5pm on Sunday 31st July? . 

Please apply online :    




                       Fundraising Volunteer Opportunities with Claire House!

 Saturday 23d September - Splash Dash Liverpool

Help with start/finish line duties, merchandise sale, paint station managers.


Sunday 8th October - Chester Marathon


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.




                                     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:




                    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: