Voluntary Actioner- Epping Forest District Community Volunteers

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We are a team of flexible, adaptable volunteers within Voluntary Action Epping Forest who support community need whilst having assess to regular newsletters, training opportunities advice information and much more! 

We offer digital support to residents who want to enable access to online shopping or virtual communication. 

We have various projects such as hospital discharge support, befriending, community clubs, activities for those with learning disabilities. Bereavement support as well as benefit advise and handyman and gardening services. We can offer these residents more ad hoc support with our flexible volunteers. 

We are working in Collaboration with local organisations to help them when they have a need for extra volunteers. An example is our work with the food back delivering groceries to cover children's meals during the school holidays to families struggling.

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm and Kindness with some spare time.

Please tell us your skills that you are willing to donate we may be able to use them for ad hoc jobs.

It might be that you are very fit and strong and you are happy to offer shift a bed downstairs with the help of others for example for the hospital discharge project.

It may be that you are happy to paint and decorate and your skills would come if very useful for someone who has learning disabilities moving on to independent living and needs housing decorated.

Digital skills will be very useful for the digital support or example are you able to show someone how to make a video call .

You might be happy to deliver a fuel voucher or do welfare checks.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

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  • Civic Responsibility and Communities


  • Advice and Information
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • General Helping
  • One-off Activity
  • Practical Skills

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