Volunteer Opportunities in Pevensey

Pevensey Senior Support Group is a vital support to the elderly of our Parish. Could you drive the bus or help the lunch club on a Tuesday? Perhaps you could help to organise a fundraising event or volunteer when they have a tea party?  Contact Daniel Brookbank 01323 765915

Around twelve volunteers keep the RVS Monday Lunch Club going with roles such as drivers, escorts, cooks and kitchen helpers. If you could help please contact Susan 01323 469168 or email susanpuxley@hotmail.co.uk

The Volunteer Drivers Scheme uses volunteers with their own vehicles to provide transport for local residents who have difficulty in accessing medical related services. Fuel costs paid based on mileage. If would like to be a volunteer driver please contact Pevensey Bay Information Centre 01323 766230

Viewcraft meets at Herstmonceux Village Hall on a Tuesday 10 – 12am and is a group for the visually impaired to get together and enjoy craft-making such as mosaics, woodcarving, basket weaving, crochet, knitting etc. Could you provide transport and stay to help? Contact 01323 505764

East Sussex Disability Association: Volunteers needed to push wheelchairs once a month on outings to various local locations. Contact Secretary Liz Lash on 01323 489140

Ever fancied working in a museum? Pevensey Court House Museum and Gaol need volunteers to work 2.5 hour shifts, you don’t need to know anything in order to help as training will be given. Contact 01323 760581 or 733419. www.pevenseyvisit.com

Could you provide support to the recently bereaved? Vines Flowers Bereavement Service offers support to the bereaved (whether they are customers or not) including initial daily telephone support, visits, help with shopping and other tasks. Contact Jo Garrard – Vines Flowers, 01323 762575.

Could you help to deliver the Parish Pump? Volunteers are needed, particularly for The Mill area Stone Cross (160 copies) and Tillingham Way, Stone Cross (163 copies). Contact Norman Beaney 01323 764565

The Pentanque Club currently meets on Sunday 11am – 1pm, Tuesday 11am – 1pm, Wednesday 2-4pm and Fridays 1.30-3.30 although times may vary in the summer. If you are able to car share and transport others please get in touch with Dave Chubb on 01323 645120

Would you like to be a part of the team organising Pevensey Scarecrow Festival this year? Could you help to make 1066 themed scarecrows to display outside Pevensey Castle in July (as well as your own of course)? Contact Lyn at Pevensey Villages Partnership 07511 835408 scarecrow@pevenseyvillages.org

The British Red Cross Carers Support Service needs volunteers to support carers and the person they care for by offering a short term companionship and sitting service and other support such as light housework, meal preparation and shopping, dog-walking, assisting with form completion or paperwork, walking with or offering encouragement and motivation to someone exercising on return from hospital, accessing the community and signposting to other organisations. No personal care is required and comprehensive training is offered to volunteers. Contact Stephanie Rist 01424 214720 or

Joel Scott 01435 866270 Email enquirieskentandsussex@redcross.org.uk

 

Age Concern would like to offer a befriending service locally and if you think you can offer a small amount of time each week to make a phone call or visit someone that may be lonely, frail or housebound please contact Teresa Davis on 01323 638474 teresa.davis@ageconcerneastbourne.co.uk

Car Sharing: If you attend any club or event and can offer a regular lift to someone else please let Helen know on 07990 751469 or email pevenseyvolunteers@gmail.com and we will try to match you with someone who otherwise may not be able to get there!

Pevensey Volunteers aims to promote and support the work that volunteers do in our Parish.

If you want to add any volunteering opportunities to this list or if you would like to volunteer please contact Helen Burton 07990 751469 or email pevenseyvolunteers@gmail.com

www.pevenseyvolunteers.co.uk