Through our HCPA volunteer coordination centre, we still have many people available that would be happy to assist your organisation by volunteering. There are many roles that a volunteer could fit into for you, hassle free. These fall into the following categories:

  • One-to-one – roles that provide one-to-one support for individuals
  • Practical support – roles that provide practical support for individuals
  • Transport – roles that involve transporting or supporting the transport of people to a destination
  • Organisational support – roles that support the running of the organisation
  • Activity – roles that provide digital activity or other activity whilst observing social distancing

The most popular reason that care providers have been utilising volunteers are: Helping at mealtimes, collecting medication and going shopping.

You could consider


  • Bereavement and Loss Visitor
  • Good Neighbour
  • Home from Hospital Helper
  • Home Reader
  • Mealtime Helper
  • Patient Befriender
  • Personal Shopper
  • Supporting Carers Helper


Practical support

  • Gardener
  • Handyperson
  • Information and Advice Adviser



  • Driver
  • Minibus Driver
  • Transport Escort


Organisational support

  • Administration Assistant
  • Campaigner
  • IT Support Assistant
  • Receptionist



  • Activity Buddy
  • Arts and Crafts Support
  • Day Centre Helper
  • Digital Champion
  • IT Coach
  • Nail-cutting Helper
  • Singing and Music Leaders
  • Talking Group Facilitator
  • Walking Companion for daily exercise during COVID-19


If you think that you would like to utilise a volunteer, please make a request via this online form or call us now on 01707 536020