South Derbyshire Locality Fund and Children & Young people fund – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

The South Derbyshire Health and Wellbeing Partnership, funded by Derbyshire County Council Public Health, are pleased to announce that there are two funding pots available to support health and wellbeing projects in South Derbyshire. •           Locality Funding •           Children and Young People This funding will support the delivery of the South Derbyshire Healthier Communities Plan […]

npower Business Solutions Foundation

The npower Business Solutions Foundation is a new fund to help create stronger, greener and more sustainable local communities. If you’re a not-for-profit or educational institution that’s at least two years old and based within a 50-mile radius of our two offices in Solihull and Leeds*, then you’re eligible. The npower Business Solutions Foundation is controlled […]

Tamworth Borough Council Community Grants

The Tamworth Borough Council Community Grants scheme offers grants to a wide variety of community and voluntary, not-for-profit organisations. The Community Grants scheme is available for constituted community, not for profit organisations for identified not for profit projects to work collaboratively and flexibly to meet the needs of our communities. For 2024/2025 financial year, a […]

Tamworth Borough Council Councillor Grants

The Councillor Community Grants scheme enables councillors to provide grants to a wide variety of constituted community and voluntary, not-for-profit organisations for projects that further the Council’s aims and actively support the Tamworth community to enjoy a better quality of life. The total amount of funding is £30,000 per year. Each ward Councillor is allocated […]

Volunteering in Tamworth, April 2024

Hello and happy April, Spring is here at last and with any luck we’ll be getting less rainy days in the near future, if only so I don’t have to keep cleaning up after muddy dog paws. But I’ll stop there before I go onto a longer rant about the weather, we’re here to talk […]

New Activities Club for People with Dementia in Tamworth

Dementia Caring, who have been running an activities club for people living with dementia in Elford for nearly two years, are launching a second club in Tamworth in April. The Time Out Club will start on 18th April with a free taster session between 1.20-4.30pm at St Peters Church and Community Centre, Hawksworth, Silver Link […]

Volunteering Opportunities in Tamworth, March 2024

Welcome to March everyone, there\’s plenty happening this month to be aware of! International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are all coming up and will be here sooner than you think! One of the largest events around the world this March is Ramadan, not only in its importance in Islam but […]

Southeast Staffordshire Healthy Communities VCSE Alliance Engagement Funding

We are looking for applications to this Engagement Funding with outcomes linked to health and wellbeing priorities. For example (but not limited to): Diabetes, Falls/Frailty, Heart Disease, Hospital discharge, Mental health, (MSK) Musculo-skeletal conditions, Respiratory conditions, Stroke and ALDD (Adults with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities). We are looking for new projects and proposals that will […]

Volunteering Opportunities in Tamworth, January 2024

Happy New Year from Support Staffordshire everyone!! We hope your Holiday break was lovely and refreshing, now is the time to look forward into 2024 and prepare for what new things this year will bring. And with the new year come new resolutions, and why not have yours be to Volunteer this year? If it is, let us at Support Staffordshire help you find a role you\’ll enjoy! Take a look at a short list of groups looking for help below!

Kendall & Wall Charitable Trust, Minibus Driver

Kendall and Wall is a Lichfield-based charity taking elderly and infirm local residents on day trips to local venues e.g. garden centres, restaurants, canal boat trips and many more using our small fleet of minibuses. Drivers should have a clean driving license with a D1 category on their license.

Citizens Advice Mid-Mercia

Citizens Advice is looking for Volunteers to help in multiple roles within the Tamworth area, please take a look at two of these roles below!

Volunteer Receptionist

Trainee Volunteer Generalist Adviser

Do you have a passion for volunteering in the heart of your local community and are driven by making a difference? Then Citizens Advice Mid Mercia is the organisation for you.

Healthwatch Staffordshire, Healthwatch Enter & View Volunteer

Why should you be a Enter and View Volunteer?
You’ll be helping to make life better for people by using the insight to make tangible differences to health and care services. You’ll meet a wide range of people who rely on health and care services. You’ll gain valuable experience which may support your job aspirations. 

Staffordshire Pathway Project, Fundraiser

Supporting our community engagement officer by helping at events, setting up, covering stalls, talking to the public about the work we do at Pathway.

Victim Support (Staffordshire), ASB volunteer

Contacting and meeting ASB (Antisocial Behaviour) victims, either over the phone, at the victim’s home or another mutually agreed location and clearly explaining the role of Victim Support and empowering victims to overcome the emotional, psychological and practical effects of ASB.

Tamworth District Scout Council, Deputy Treasurer/Book-Keeper

The first thing to say is that this role is open to anyone with the required attributes, whether you are already in Scouts or not. No Scouting experience is necessary.
We’re looking for a Deputy District Treasurer/Book-keeper to work behind the scenes with our District Treasurer. You will also work closely with our Lead Volunteer, District Chair, and District Secretary.

Community Together CIC

Community Together are looking for Volunteers for their Helping Hands Café! This is a big goal for them in 2024 and there are plenty of roles available, please see two of these roles below!

Food Service Volunteer

Hygiene Operative

Our aim is to enhance the lives of individuals, families and communities using early intervention to support them to Grow well; Live well; Age well. 

If none of these roles interest you at this time, please consider checking out our search engine here and seeing what else is available! Once again, Happy New Year to everyone and let us all do everything we can to make 2024 the best year it can be! Hope to speak with some of you soon!

Mitchell Dodd, Volunteering Officer for Lichfield District and Tamworth.

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