Help us work alongside people experiencing poverty, disadvantage or discrimination to make a positive impact and help change lives.
We believe that volunteering should be a mutually beneficial experience where volunteers can contribute to our strategic goals and enjoy a fulfilling experience while also learning new skills.
We love that our volunteers have such a huge benefit on our organisation, bringing with them a range of skills and experience – and a huge amount of enthusiasm too!
We’re committed to providing a supportive environment for our volunteers, managing our relationships in a way that ensures the needs of both parties are met.
We aim to create a diverse and inclusive organisation – with a warm welcome guaranteed for everyone who joins our team.
|Community Sponsorship Volunteer||Be part of an active local group working together to resettle a refugee family in your community!||Ongoing||View Details|
|Volunteer Mural Artist||The Lalley's entrance has a wall that would be perfect for a mural to be paint. We want a current or former university art student to work with the Lalley's staff and people they support to design, and then paint a mural.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Conversation and Centre Volunteer||Help create a welcoming environment for the learners in our Caritas Aspire Education project, and support them to develop their conversational English skills.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Lalley Centre Support Volunteer||The volunteer will join a dedicated team, to support the running of a busy drop-in centre in North Manchester||Ongoing||View Details|
|RTOF Volunteer||Our RTOF Volunteer position is open to people with eligible status and referred through other partners in the Refugee Transition Outcomes Fund. You will be matched up to volunteer with one of our services or an event.||Fixed-term||View Details|
|Food Provision Volunteer (North Manchester)||Join our community pantry volunteers to support people in North Manchester with discounted food and toiletries. You’ll be part of a dedicated team, managing donated stock and ensuring everyone visiting feels welcome and treated with dignity.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Caritas Parish Representative (Greater Manchester and Lancashire)||Parish representatives help promote and raise awareness of the work of Caritas, our partners, and our campaigns||Ongoing||View Details|
|Volunteer Van Driver (Manchester)||Make a difference in your community by joining our team of volunteer drivers. Help transport donations and other materials, meet new people and gain valuable experience while supporting a great cause.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Community Allotment Volunteer (Collyhurst)||Grow and harvest healthy fruit and vegetables, learn about nature-friendly gardening, meet new people and help our community to eat more locally and sustainably grown food.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Volunteer Accessibility Advocate||Lead the way to making a more accessible project with Caritas or in parishes within our Diocese.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Cornerstone Service Volunteer (Manchester)||Volunteering at Caritas Cornerstone will enables you to support those people who are facing a wide range of social issues including homelessness, poverty, social isolation, drugs, and alcohol addiction.||Ongoing||View Details|
|Red Door Service Volunteer (Bury)||Volunteering at Red Door enables you to support those people who are facing a wide range of social issues including homelessness, poverty, social isolation, drugs, and alcohol addiction.||Ongoing||View Details|
Supporting Jo*Jo was homeless and sleeping rough at Manchester airport when they came to our Cornerstone centre for support. Unable to claim benefits, work or secure a place to call home, they asked our team to help.
SamanthaSamantha is the manager of our Lalley Centre in Collyhurst, North Manchester. It’s a busy hub in the local community providing a wide range of support for families and individuals.
KirstieKirstie, works at Caritas as our individual giving officer, building relationships with our donors and supporting them as they raise money for our charity. She also raises money through our various campaigns and fundraising activities.
“It’s great for me to have the volunteer work in the lovely Caritas allotment, where I can grow different vegetables and meet different people. As a newcomer from Hong Kong, I wish to continue to help people in need and contribute to this country too.”
It’s really easy to become a volunteer with us…
From supporting our services to gardening, driving or helping at fundraising events, we’ve lots of opportunities whatever your availability, skills or interests.
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