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Chapel Museum Custodians (volunteer - 3hrs per session).Wivenhoe Town Council.

Be Part of Wivenhoe's History at the Chapel Museum.


The Chapel Museum in Wivenhoe New Cemetery opens at the weekends from May until September each year.

We are looking for volunteer custodians for the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 1pm throughout the Summer. The Museum contains a wealth of artefacts unique to Wivenhoe.

If you would like to volunteer at the Chapel (or in any other capacity), please contact the Council Office.


Citizens Advice volunteers.Citizens Advice Wivenhoe.Click here for more information - Volunteer Poster.
Cockaynes Wood Work Party volunteers.Cockaynes Wood Trust.Contact Cockaynes Wood Trust.

Colchester Countryside volunteer Rangers. 

CCVR.Volunteer at over 17 different sites including Wivenhoe. For further details visit CCVR site
Community Minibus drivers.        Wivenhoe Town Council.Full training provided.

To find out more, contact the Council Office.

Community Radio volunteers.Colne Radio.Click here to find out more.
Firefighters on call. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. We're recruiting on-call firefighters in Wivenhoe. To find out more, click here. 
Ferry Service.  

Volunteer wanted for 'Wyvern' the ferry boat that runs during the summer between Wivenhoe and Rowhedge with occasional trips to Fingringhoe. 

To find out more click here. Weekends, April to October. Licenced by Colchester Borough Council and run by volunteers. 
Helping Hands volunteers.Wivenhoe Helping Hands.If you would like to become a volunteer, please contact Helping Hands on 07834452764 or wivhelpinghands@googlemail.com.

Help includes reading post, writing letters, enabling a carer to take a break, walking the dog, picking up emergency prescriptions and anything else that makes someones life a little easier.

Parish Paths Maintenance volunteers.Wivenhoe P3 Parish Paths Partnership.To find out more click here.
Parish Volunteers.Essex Fire & Rescue Service.For further information click here. Including home safety visits, community safety initiatives, road safety and crime reduction activity. Your efforts make a real difference to the people of Essex.
Speed Watch. Essex Police.Community speed watch is a national initiative that sees fully trained members of the public, use detection devices to monitor vehicles travelling on road with limits of 20, 30 and 40 miles per hour. 
Tree Warden Scheme.Colchester Borough Council.Are looking for volunteer tree wardens. Contact 01206 282565 or email: kate.khan@colchester.gov.uk.

For more details click here.