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Latest Volunteering Opportunities

Making Space work with a wide range of carers and people who have varying degrees of dementia.  We run a number of groups across Derbyshire and are keen to take on volunteers who love to take part in conversations over light refreshments.


If you have a keen ear, love to hear people talk and are a warm and conversationally encouraging person: we want to hear from you.  
We especially seek people living in the Matlock, Ashbourne and Bakewell areas.

                                              Contact Katrina Whitaker

                                                     Dementia Advisor

                                                    On 01246 592 010

CHICKS charity – Respite Break Volunteer


CHICKS charity Derbyshire provide FREE five day respite breaks for children who are living in difficult or deprived conditions and will not have an opportunity to have another break in the year. The breaks provide the opportunity to have Fun with peers of their own age and build upon their self-esteem and confidence. Our week long breaks give children a chance to get involved in a number of new, exciting activities and experiences.

Respite Break Volunteer – you will be a positive role model who will interact with the children and allow them to develop and experience new challenges. You will jo8in our team of fully trained staff and up to five other volunteers from Monday through to Friday on a residential week supporting up to 16 disadvantaged children. A volunteer is expected to work under the guidance of our Respite Break Leaders to ensure the break runs smoothly and have an understanding the CHICKS staff will take full responsibility for the break and the decisions that need to be made. We ask that you are open minded, flexible and approachable and have and awareness of the safety and welfare of the children at all times.

Please contact Gaynor on 01335 348 602 or


There are lots of ways to get involved in your community. Launch the Do-it database to search for opportunities.

 You can make a donation to the charity through Paypal.

Registered Co. 2918492
Charity N
o. 1067193

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Last Modified: 10 Jul 2018