A number of organisations in and around the town require volunteer help. If you are bored or have time on your hands and want to help the community - even 10 or 15 minutes on a regular basis can help - please contact one of the organisations below.
If none of the opportunities listed belwo appeal to you but you still care about the community and want to help in someway try one of these web sites:
Any organisation requiring volunteer help can place an entry on this page - please e-mail with the details. If you would prefer please call 01962 733893 or Fax 01962 735136.
National Trust Hinton Ampner
Hinton Ampner is seeking new volunteers to assist as Garden Guides.
Do you have one or two afternoons per month or more that you could offer?
If so, please drop an email expressing your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01962 771305.
Keeping the Churchyard looking good.
You may not be aware that the Churchyard is
entirely maintained by a team of volunteers from
all sections of the community. Some give a lot of
time to mow large areas of grass, others help by
picking up dead flowers, litter, etc We need vour
help whether it be just for 10 minutes now and
again or to undertake a regular task If you feel
you have any time free, no matter how little, we
would be very pleased to have your help.
Chris Lillvwhite - 01962 733945 (evenings) or 01962 734477 (weekdays daytime)
DRIVERS WANTED FOR THE ALRESFORD MINI-BUS
The bus is owned and operated by the Town Trustees to provide a valuable service for the elderly and infirm residents of Alresford. The service provided includes shopping trips as well as trips to Winchester and Alton. During the summer months a series of afternoon and evening leisure drives take place. Volunteers drive the bus and the Town Trustees are looking for more drivers who are over 21 years of age with a full driving licence and some spare time.
The Old Fire Station, 54 Broad Street, Alresford, SO24 9AN or Trust Clerk
Alresford & Cheriton Scout Group
Your local Scout Group requires volunteers to join a small and enthusiastic team of leaders based in the Scout Hut, off Bridge Road. They have a long history of providing the young people of Alresford and surrounding districts with a vibrant and energetic programme of activities focussing on outdoor pursuits, fun and friendship.
Help is required for the following groups:
- Beavers (age 6-8) are currently unable to meet due to a lack of adult support
- Cubs (age 8-10 1/2) meet on Tuesday nights at 6:00pm and need further adult help
- Scouts (age 10 1/2-14) meet on Friday nights at 7:00pm and need further adult help
- Explorer Scouts (age 14-18) require a leader to help develop the section.
Please contact them if you think you can help.
Roy Naismith (Group Scout Leader) on 01962 735607 or email
Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society
The Watercress Line needs you! Without the dedication and enthusiasm of volunteers the railway could not exist. New volunteers are sought to join a friendly team; not just on the trains but also for office, catering, retail and more.
01962 733810 or come in and see us.
HELP THE AGED
Volunteers are needed to help in the Charity Shop in Broad Street, Alresford.
Lesley 01962 735242 or Come in and see us for an application form
THE ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM COUNCIL FOR RESEARCH
We need energetic people with new ideas for this small and friendly committee.
Barbara Jeffs 01962 734629
ALRESFORD AND DISTRICT VOLUNTARY CARE GROUP
We are in desperate need of further volunteer drivers to come forward, mileage is paid.
Beryl Yeldham on 01962 732695 or Barbara Griffiths on 01962 734408