Volunteers are needed for the following roles:

Voluntary Action Stratford-on-Avon District – Volunteer Drivers.  Do you have the time, care and patience to become a Volunteer Driver?  This essential service provides transport to hospitals, doctors and day centres, and is a lifeline to many people.  An allowance of 45p per mile is paid for authorised journeys.

Shakespeare Birthday Parade – MarshalsMarshals will be located at key positions on 25 April, helping to ensure the safety and smooth passage of the parade itself, and helping to make it a safe, welcoming and enjoyable experience for onlookers.  Marshals will need to be calm and able to be firm when necessary.


Warwickshire and Northants Air Ambulance – Stratford Shop Volunteers.  Get involved with a variety of retail activities, with the benefit of full training and a great team of people.  Duties will include sorting through goods ready for display, serving customers and keeping the shop environment clean, tidy and welcoming.

Friendship Project – Befrienders.  Befrienders are needed for children aged 6 to 16 on a one-to-one basis, for two to three hours per week. The aim is for Befrienders to share hobbies and interests with the young person and provide access to learning opportunities whilst acting as a positive influence and role model.


Girlguiding Stratford District – Assistant Guide Leaders.  Two Assistant Leaders are needed to help run a vibrant Guide unit in Stratford.  The unit runs on a weekly basis during term times, meeting on a Monday evening. Training will be provided and you’ll need to be a team player with a sense of humour.

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust – Hedgerow and Woodland Surveyors.  Help is needed to carry out hedgerow and woodland condition surveys.  Training will be given, although basic plant identification skills will be useful.  This is an opportunity to learn survey techniques, meet like-minded people and, above all, help local wildlife.

For more details or to apply for any of these roles please contact the Volunteer Centre on 01789 262889 or info@vasa.org.uk

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