Current Opportunities

Core Champions

SOAR have a variety of volunteering opportunities. From administrator, event support to social café support and health/advocacy support, there’s something for everyone! Give us a call to find discuss your volunteering options and we can work with you to find you in the best volunteering role for you.

Contact: Helen Warren Email:

Tel no: 0114 213 4065

Age Better Volunteer

Would you like to help older people who are experiencing social isolation? By becoming an Age Better Volunteer with SOAR, you can help people to reconnect with their local community through one-to-one support or group activities.

Contact: Sofeena Aslam Email:

Early Years Volunteer

If you are interested in working with young children and families, are friendly and have good listening skills, we have volunteer opportunities that may be just what you are looking for! SOAR is looking to recruit volunteers who are residents, or people who have local knowledge of High Green, Firth Park and Wincobank, to offer their time to assist in Angram Bank, Firth Park and Brightside Family Centres.

Contact: Angela Woodward

Tel no: 0114 213 4075
Mobile no: 0796 008 4252

Recovery Coach

A Recovery Coach Volunteer will receive mental health training to support you to make the most of the role. You will work closely with staff and work across a variety of projects. For more information please get in touch!

Contact: Helen Warren Email:

Tel no: 0114 213 4065

What’s Your Game Volunteer

Do you live in Shiregreen and are interested in volunteering to encourage children and families to get outside? Do you have an idea for a project or activity group? If so, we want to hear from you! Get in touch with Claire for more information.

Contact: Claire Davis Email:

Tel no: 0114 213 4065

Adults & Adults with Dementia Gardening Club Volunteer

Want to make a difference in your community? Chapeltown Community Forum are recruiting volunteers to help run a new gardening club for older adults and adults with dementia in Chapelgreen. Free dementia training provided!

Contact: John Housley Email:

Tel no: 0114 246 4481

Toddler Group Volunteer

The Longley 4G Toddler Group runs on Wednesdays 9.30-11.30. Starting September 4th 2019.

We welcome preschool children and their parents/carers. Your role will be to;

  • Plan fun sessions and set out the equipment and toys
  • Play with the children
  • Talk to parents/carers
  • Supervise activities
  • Tidy away at the end of the session

Contact: Joanne Badger Email:

Tel no: 0114 399 0520 Website: