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" The help I received gave me a voice, and now I am using it to help others"


Use your skills, life experiences and spare time to support others

As a Lancashire Women Volunteer we will provide you with support and training to make a difference in women’s lives within your local community. You will also learn transferable skills that will help you with your own personal journey of self-discovery and development.


  • Applicants must be over 18
  • Applicants must be available to volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours per week and for at least 6 months
  • If the application is successful, a 5 week (one day a week) training course must be completed
  • A DBS check will be required

How to apply

Please read the list of available positions below and the guidance notes before filling out the online application form.

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th August 2021.

Once you have returned the application, we will be in touch.

We are looking for the following roles to be filled:

  • Volunteer Admin Assistant – Blackburn
  • Volunteer Therapist – Blackburn
  • Volunteer Therapist – Blackpool (4 places)
  • Fundraising Volunteers – Lancashire-wide
  • Volunteer Admin Assistant (HR)
  • Hub Volunteers - Accrington (5 places) - Following training this could lead onto specialist support such as retail via the charity shop, peer support facilitation via groups and peer support, customer service via hub assistant/first conversation/receptionist
  • Groupwork Support/Delivery Volunteers (6 places) Blackburn, Accrington, Burnley and Blackpool.
  • Justice & Safety Team Volunteers (4 places)
    • Supports caseworker in that area to deliver appointments for low support needs around accommodation, ETE, FBD
    • Have a knowledge or willingness to learn about the barriers women face in the criminal justice system
    • Complete admin tasks
    • Support on essential skills group
    • Contact clients if FTA