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Paid and voluntary opportunities here in Wivenhoe, including the Town Council and other Wivenhoe Organisations and Groups.

If you would like to advertise, please contact the Council office.

 Opportunity  Organisation  Details
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.Visit http://colneradio.com/get-involved/.
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.Get in touch via their Facebook Page (click WivenhoeP3).
Parish Safety volunteers.Essex Fire & Rescue Service.For further information click here. The aim is to recruit Parish Safety Agents as volunteers to actively encourage people to have fire alarms fitted into their homes (free service) and advise on general fire safety issues.
Restorative Justice volunteers. Essex Restorative Justice and Mediation Service. Scheme to allow victims of crime and anti social behaviour the chance to communicate with the perpetrator/s. You would receive full training and ongoing support to help deliver this service. If you are over 18, live in Essex and are interested in learning more about this exciting and challenging role, please ring 01245 291609 or email restorativejustice@essex.pnn.police.uk. 
Rethink volunteers.    Rethink.org.Rethink Mental Illness help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives. They are currently looking for advocates and group co-ordinators throughout Essex to work with vulnerable adults or children. To find out more, visit Rethink.org or ontact Antony Tregenna on 0748 333 2488.
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.