Forum 50+ is run by volunteers, and in fact, cannot exist without them. It welcomes volunteers of all ages, but especially people who are in middle and later life. We are very grateful to our current volunteers who give their time, energy and commitment to help the Forum continue.

If you’d like to find out more about any of the following roles, please call us for a chat on 07932 828333 or 07552 975676.

If you’d like to find out more, please complete the form at the bottom of the page and we’ll be in touch.

We are currently recruiting volunteers as:

Telephone Befrienders – making regular calls to people needing support, under our Telephone Chat Scheme. Find out more.

Befrienders, Face to Face – visiting at home/meeting up with people. This may include offering company to homebound people or helping to explore social connection and community activities. Find out more.

Helping people to get to social activities – by offering lifts in your car or accompanying them by taxi or public transport. Full mileage or transport costs can be reclaimed.

Member of ETAG (Environment & Transport Action Group) – attending a meeting every 2 months to discuss members’ queries relating to the local environment and transport and for those who wish to, representing the group at external meetings.

Trustees/Committee Members – this entails an hour and a half meeting every 2 months and attendance at some of our activities and events. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall management of the Forum. Trustees or committee members, if they wish to, have an opportunity to get further involved in finance, project work, planning, fundraising and marketing. Anybody interested in this role is invited to attend a committee meeting before deciding to join.

We welcome any assistance willingly offered and the amount of time or involvement given is entirely up to the individual.

General Volunteer Enquiry Form

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