Welcome to Action Together’s Volunteer Centre

We offer support, information and guidance to Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside residents on a wide range of volunteering opportunities.

We are a volunteer brokerage service that helps organisations in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside find volunteers. You can find local volunteering opportunities from hundreds of organisations on this page.


People all across Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside give their time freely to help others and make their communities a better place. In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, that support is needed even more, and lots of people want to find ways they can help. You can register for formal volunteering on this page.

There are a number of ways you can help as an individual:


You do not need to register with Action Together if you are interested in local community volunteering, such as shopping for a neighbour.

Visit our Mutual Aid page for advice and information on setting up and volunteering for a mutual aid group: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/mutual-aid

You can also help local charities to help others by making a donation. Action Together is raising money for the emergency community response to coronavirus. Make a donation at https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/donate


We are working with local councils, local charities, voluntary and community groups planning ahead for the needs of communities over the coming weeks and months.

We encourage you to register your interest in the form below and as the need for more volunteers grows we will be in touch with you to match you with an opportunity to help.

If you are a group looking for volunteers, information or advice please visit our coronavirus page: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/covid-19

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently under increased demand for voluntary services and will contact you as soon as we have an appropriate volunteering opportunity available. You do not need to contact us for updates as we will contact you. You do not need to register if you are interested in local community volunteering/mutual aid (eg shopping for a neighbour).

For non-Coronavirus response volunteering opportunities:

Please search volunteer opportunities below. Alternatively telephone us on 0161 339 2345 for a chat and to make a confidential, informal appointment with one of our advisors.

If you already have a volunteer account, login here.

Is your voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise organisation an Action Together member, register here to upload your volunteering roles.

Would your Oldham, Rochdale or Tameside organisation like to become an Action Together member? Register here.

Hosted by: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
To help the delivery of wellbeing sessions across Tameside and Oldham such as: arts and crafts, creative writing, cookery, mindfulness, walk and talks, yoga etc To assist staff in setting up the...
Area: Oldham, Tameside

Hosted by: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
To work in the Oldham wellbeing projects team to assist clients with language barriers access services. To act as an interpreter for initial appointments and adhere to TOGMIND confidentiality policy...
Area: Oldham

Hosted by: Cartwheel Arts
As a Trustee you will have opportunities to make strategic decisions and develop new skills, you will be networking with senior professionals, You will influence to shape innovative projects and you...
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Rochdale and District Mind
We are currently seeking to recruit new members to our Board of Trustees with skills which will compliment those of existing trustees and who are committed to the aims and objectives of our...
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: The Wooden Canal Boat Society
We have a space in our charity shop dedicated to ebay sales. The packaging is kept on shelves which get untidy on a regular basis. It would be really helpful if we had someone to visit one...
Area: Tameside

Hosted by: The Limes Housing
To assist with all office organisational procedures.
Area: Rochdale

Hosted by: Diversity Matters North West
Diversity Matters North West provides a range of services including social and physical activities, training programmes and support to women in crisis. We are able to meet the needs of the local...
Area: Tameside

Hosted by: Pennine Acute Northern Care Alliance NHS Group
If you have ever thought about becoming a volunteer at Fairfield General Hospital, then now is a great time for you to apply! The ‘Bleep’ volunteering programme is a BRAND NEW initiative enabling...
Area: Bury, Rochdale

Hosted by: Pennine Acute Northern Care Alliance NHS Group
If you have ever thought about becoming a volunteer at Oldham Royal Hospital or Fairfield General Hospital? then now is a great time for you to apply!
Area: Bury, Oldham, Rochdale

Hosted by: Langley House Trust
Would you like to enjoy free Blackburn Rovers matches? We need a friendly, flexible volunteer who enjoys football to accompany one of our clients to and from Blackburn Rovers home matches at Ewood...
Area: Bury, Rochdale