Take that step into volunteering

VOLUNTEERS are needed for a string of roles in Hartlepool.

The Hartlepool Voluntary Development Agency's Volunteer Centre has urged people to come forward for posts in sectors such as cafe work and youth work.

An administrator-receptionist is needed to work in a multi-sensory centre on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The role includes general administration and reception duties and previous experience is preferred.

An arts and crafts worker is needed by a community learning centre in Hartlepool during the summer holidays.

The successful applicant will become involved in helping children with arts and craft work during their summer break.

In another sector, a vacancy is open for people willing to provide help for older residents in their area.

HVDA officials want to hear from anyone willing to offer a few hours per week to provide support by shopping for essentials, clearing paths and numerous other small tasks.

A community cafe wants volunteer help in areas such as cooking, kitchen assistant, accountant and sales assistant.

And a youth worker is needed to help at a youth club between 5.30pm and 9.30pm on a Thursday.

The successful applicant will help with duties ranging from overseeing rounders to football, internet, arts and crafts, and healthy eating sessions.

Anyone wanting more details should either contact (01429) 262641, or call into the office at Rockhaven, 36 Victoria Road, Hartlepool.