How to volunteer
How to volunteer
How to volunteer introduction
Find out how to volunteer across Northumberland, including with Northumberland Communities Together and what to do if you are worried about a family member or friend.
Volunteering across Northumberland
Lots of people across Northumberland volunteer. Whatever your age, experience, or background, offering whatever time you can to volunteering can have a big impact. It’s a great way to meet other people, learn new skills and make a difference. Here is a useful starting place if you’re interested in community volunteering in Northumberland.
Northumberland Communities Together
Northumberland Communities Together was launched in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Today, it continues to make sure residents are kept safe and well and provides coordination to support individual volunteers, voluntary groups and communities across our county.
If you’d like to know more or have a chat about volunteering please get in touch and phone the Northumberland Communities Together Response Hub on 01670 620015 9am - 6pm, 7 days a week or email NCT@northumberland.gov.uk.
Worried about a friend, neighbour or family member
If you are worried about an elderly or vulnerable person, or a neighbour and they don’t have family or friends nearby we can connect and support. Please contact Northumberland Communities Together on 01670 620015 from 9am to 6pm 7 days a week or email NCT@northumberland.gov.uk.
Onecall is one number for all adult social care, children’s services and community health enquiries in Northumberland, helping the most vulnerable people to keep safe and well 24-7. If you are worried about the immediate welfare (health or well-being) of an elderly or vulnerable person contact Onecall:
- Phone: 01670 536400 (24/7, 365 days a year)
- Email: email@example.com
- If you have speech or hearing difficulties, you can use Relay UK to contact us by dialling 018001 01670 536400. You can find more information about Relay UK here.