“This experience also enabled me to meet a wide range of others within the sector, which in turn has been extremely valuable in helping me to develop my career.”

At ECC we have a wide range of interesting and varied roles for volunteers. From telephone work to mail outs we have something for everyone, so get in touch and see how you can get involved!

Current ECC Volunteer Vacancies

Administrative Volunteers
Volunteer Health & Wellbeing Buddy
GP and Hospital Outreach Volunteer
Carers Ambassador
Volunteer IT Support / Digital Champion

Volunteer Roles

We have many interesting and challenging volunteering opportunities at Enfield Carers Centre.

If you are interested in any volunteering roles please call the centre on 020 8366 3677 or email info@enfieldcarers.org.

You can download the volunteer application form above and forward it to us after filling it in.

PLEASE NOTE that some roles are subject to DBS checks and all will require candidates to complete an application form and give two references.

A sample of some of the roles undertaken by volunteers at the Enfield Carers Centre is below.

The benefits of volunteering with us

At ECC we understand that volunteering needs to be a mutually beneficial arrangement so that you are gaining some benefit as well as us. We, therefore, strive to look after and support our volunteers as much as possible. Read on to find out more

At ECC we promise to support and train you in all the skills that you need for your volunteering role. Volunteering with ECC includes:

  • Full induction and introduction
  • Volunteer handbook
  • On the job training and support
  • Regular volunteer lunches and thank you social events
  • A chance to feedback and be involved in the roles you are undertaking
  • All travel and parking expenses covered
  • Lunch provided if you work more than half a day
  • A written reference for your next job or volunteer role (after three months of regular volunteering)
  • An opportunity to upgrade and refresh your skills to enable you to return to work if you wish

To apply for a volunteering role please download our volunteer application form (see button higher up this page) and fill it in and return us.

Some of the Roles Our Volunteers Do for ECC

IT Support – Digital Champion

In an ever-increasing digital world, this role will involve helping others gain experience and confidence in using technology to access and search the internet, set up an email account and join on-line meetings.  You will need to be both experienced in the use of IT and confident enough to explain computing terms.

Click here for a role description.

Administrative & Office

We need confident, computer literate volunteers to help with our office admin.
The role will involve: telephone work; data input; filing; photocopying and helping with mail outs.
This is an ideal role for anybody looking to refresh or learn new office skills.
Volunteers would need to commit to a minimum of 1/2 day per week and will be given full training and support.

Click here for a role description.

GP  & Hospital Liaison

This important role is to raise the profile of Enfield Carers Centre by representing the Centre at GP Surgeries, health clinics and hospitals throughout the borough. You will talk to staff and patients and provide information leaflets raising awareness of carers issues and refer carers to the Carers centre.

Carers Ambassadors

Carers Ambassadors play a key role in the functioning of Enfield’s Carers Partnership Board bringing lived experience of health and care services. You will be a current or a previous carer for an individual who has accessed services within the local area and you will:

  • work with us to articulate and test new initiatives and ideas,
  • play a key role in helping us to communicate with carers
  • act as a link to local communities

Mail Out Volunteers

The role will involve folding leaflets, stuffing envelopes and franking. We also need volunteers to help us to put our information packs together.

Volunteer Mentors for 12 – 18 year old Young Carers

The role will involve befriending a young person, staying in touch with them on a regular basis and encouraging them to stay engaged with support services.

The ideal candidate will either be young person themselves or have experience of working with this age group.

Reliability is essential and we do require a 4-6 month commitment .

Click here for a role description.

 Young Carers Project Volunteers

We are looking for energetic and reliable people to help us provide support and respite activities to our young carers aged 5 -18.

We also need volunteers with some admin skills to help with the daily running of the project with tasks.