We have a range of volunteering opportunities available to people who want to update their skills, make a difference or improve their CV. 

You can volunteer with us if you’d like to make a difference to people in the Tees Valley, Durham and Tyneside.

Our award-winning volunteer programme supports people aged 18+ to get involved in a number of volunteering opportunities.

People you could help
Our volunteering programme provides vital support to Thirteen’s service users. As a volunteer, you could help:

  • tenants and their families
  • young people and young families
  • people who are experiencing mental health issues
  • people who are homeless or are threatened with homelessness.

What do volunteers do?

Volunteers provide mentoring and emotional support for people by supporting our clients and customers to achieve positive changes in their lives. We also appoint peer mentor volunteers who can use their own life experience to provide mentoring and support to people at difficult points in their lives.

Where are the opportunities?

We provide volunteer opportunities throughout North East England and with a wide range of teams in Thirteen.

The benefits of volunteering
As a volunteer you could receive:

  • induction training
  • specific and on-going training related to your role
  • support from all our expert staff at Thirteen
  • out of pocket expenses
  • regular supervision
  • insurance.    

Get in touch

You can find out more information about our volunteering opportunities by contacting us at  Volunteering@thirteengroup.co.uk or calling 01642 947 237.