Volunteering Opportunities

If you would like a full role description or would like to find out more about any of the vacancies listed before applying please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator on 0117 9515751 x221 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Current Vacancies

Advice Support Volunteer: Welfare Benefits

Are you looking for an opportunity to work one to one with clients to support benefit applications? We are looking for someone with some knowledge of welfare benefits and direct experience of working with individuals in an advice or support setting to join our advice team here at North Bristol Advice Centre. We provide full training and support into the role and ask for a comittment of 4 hours a week for 9 months. This role will involve 1 to 1 appointments with individuals to support them to apply for welfare benefits or grants from charities plus follow up contact. The position is available on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoon.

Community Support: Older persons' champion

We are looking for someone to join our team of champions to visit older people referred to NBAC, in the client's home, meet with them to assess their social/support needs and carry out follow up work arising from the appointments. This may include support to apply for certain benefits, researching local services and accompanying or supporting clients to attend social activities. You will be well supported in this role and full training will be provided.

Activity and Events helper: Community Support project

We are looking for someone who would enjoy meeting and greeting people as they arrive at our monthly Tea and Talk sessions, make teas/coffees for our older people, engage with them as a friendly, listening ‘ear’ and and offer general support around the session's activity. Activities range from craft sessions, visiting speakers, summer tea parties and much more. And if you are interested in doing more we would be very happy if you would also like to join our monthly day trips for older people - helping people on and off the minibus and generally offering support throughout the trip. You will be contributing to making many people's day!

Volunteer Driver: Community Support project

Would you be available to pick up and drop people off for the monthly Tea and Talk sessions? Our volunteer drivers use their own cars to collect our older people from their homes and bring them to the sessions (held in Lockleaze) - and then drop them back home two hours later. And we are very happy for you to join the session for tea, cake and a chat as well! If you are local, enjoy meeting and chatting with older people and have your own accessible transport (no low level sports cars please!) we would be very keen to hear from you.

Community Advice Champions

This role will be based in Kingswood or Southmead working as part of a team within the local community. As a Community Advice Champion you will support people to complete welfare benefit forms and charity applications and refer or signpost them to other services they may need. NBAC will provide full training and day to day support will be provided by a local community project. You should have some knowledge of the benefit system and experience of working with people on a 1-to-1 basis - and be able to commit to half a day a week for a minimum of 9 months. 

Volunteers for Buzz Lockleaze

Buzz Lockleaze are curently looking for volunteers to provide support to people actively seeking work - both 1 to 1 and as part of info gathering teams - within their Work Zone project. Buzz shop/cafe also has a number of vacancies available both serving customers and within catering. Please visit the Buzz Lockleaze website for full details.


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