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Charity (no. 1049663)

Vintage Volunteers

"Improve the health and wellbeing of people aged 60+ through increased access to volunteering opps"

Who We Help, Why We Help & the Difference It Makes

Vintage Volunteers is an exciting new project dedicated to people aged 60+ in Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle Under Lyme. 

Funded by the Big Lottery, the Vintage Volunteers Project seeks to tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience of the local 60+ community by supporting them into tailored and accessible volunteering roles. ‘Volunteering is a wonderful way to make a difference in your local community,’ says Project Manager, Steve Terry. ‘But it also helps volunteers too. Older people who volunteer often see an improvement in their personal health and wellbeing, an increase in their social connections and a renewed sense of purpose and self-worth.’

Launched in May, 2017, the project not only aims to improve the health and wellbeing of participants, but also brings much needed skills and experience to the voluntary sector, enhancing the sense of community cohesion locally and promoting a positive view of ageing. ‘The transition from work to retirement can be a challenging time, and can lead to people feeling isolated and without a clear purpose,’ says Steve. ‘We think that a great way to tackle this is by helping people make a difference in their community.’ 

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If you’re an organisation looking for volunteers, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got bags of experience helping the VCSE (voluntary, community and social enterprise) sector find great volunteers. The Vintage Volunteers website is a great place to advertise your opportunities. Follow the link on the site to begin uploading your volunteer roles or contact one of our team for support. 

We can also offer support and advice on volunteer management, policies and procedures, and general best practice methods for coordinating volunteers. 

We have a suite of resources and training materials available, so if you’d like to explore ways of enhancing your volunteer offer, get in touch. You can advertise new opportunities for potential volunteers on our website by logging in or creating an account.

Additional Information

Our wonderful team!

As a team, we are passionate about volunteering and believe it can improve health and wellbeing whilst making a huge difference to local communities.

See more about us on our website

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