Published 14th October 2022 by

Are you caring for a family member or friend? Would you like to learn new skills and improve your confidence by volunteering?

Carers Voice Norfolk and Waveney are working with DIAL, a local charity offering information and advice to disabled and vulnerable people and MESH, a neighbourhood programme in Gorleston, on offering carers and the people they care for a range of volunteering opportunities.

The volunteering will help you to gain:

  • Practical experience of a role
  • New skills
  • Confidence
  • Experience to add to your CV.

Volunteering work placements at DIAL in Great Yarmouth

  • General reception duties
  • Benefits Advisor
  • Retail shop assistant.

Volunteering work placements at MESH in Gorleston

MESH aims to assist local people to become more personally resilient and less reliant on services. They build upon a sense of community by supporting groups and activities.

They have a range of volunteering opportunities for carers including in their café and food shop and bicycle maintenance.

They also have activities for the person you care for whilst you volunteer.

For further information, email