Age UK Wigan Borough
Pennyhurst Mill
Haig Street


Role and Opportunity Details 

We have vacancies for a range of volunteers.

Help with Admin –

Volunteers are needed to help maintain records, keep our database up to date and help with sending out mailings. Knowledge of basic computer systems is helpful.

Ideally you would come into the office in Wigan on a weekly basis.

Reception Desk –

We need people to help staff the reception desk, answering the phone, dealing with queries and taking messages. Experience of working on phones is helpful.

You should be able to come into the office in Wigan at least one afternoon a week.

Bright Days –

We need people to help with activities such as quizzes via Zoom and the phone.

We also have some activities in the community and need help with greeting people, making drinks etc.

Handyperson –

We need people to go out with one of our Handypersons to help on jobs where two people are needed.

You will need practical skills, to be physically fit and should be available once a week on a regular basis.

Information and Advice –

We need people who would be willing to train to support people to fill out benefits claim forms.

Currently all our work is done over the phone so you would be based in our office in Wigan and willing to come in at least once a week.

Trustees –

We are seeking new trustees to help lead our organisation strategically, working closely with our CEO.


Specific Skills Required

We will train people as required.


Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

Age UK Wigan Borough is a great organisation with a friendly team of staff and volunteers.

We will support you in your volunteer role, giving you any training you need, pay any expenses you have to come to our organisation and provide plenty of tea, coffee (and sometimes cake and sweets!).


Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity


Date(s) / Time(s) Required

Negotiable – however all our roles are daytime during weekdays.


Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10162 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).