Helping Hands - Volunteer Differently

Helping Hands is a brand new volunteering project for Cumbria, that places you at the heart of your volunteering experience.  

Together with 45 countywide partners, Helping Hands aims to improve your access to exciting volunteer opportunities within arts, culture and heritage organisations across Cumbria.  

Whether you're looking to enhance your skills, start a new career or meet new people, Helping Hands will get you there with 1-2-1 support and volunteer opportunities shaped around your needs.

Bring your uniqueness, local knowledge or life skills to the table as a volunteer and help shape, through your involvement, the movement of arts and heritage organisations in Cumbria.


To find out how Helping Hands can support you to start volunteering, head to the Helping Hands website : 

Call us on : 07442 972270 or email on

The Inclusive Volunteering Lead for the West Coast area is Kim and you can talk to her on 07771 214785.

Service access criteria: Live in Cumbria
Arts and creativity
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Key words - separate with a comma: Volunteering, support, unemployment, theatre, museums, music, festivals, arts, culture, heritage, skills, unemployed
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