The Chapel Museum in Wivenhoe New Cemetery, full of artefacts unique to the town, opens at the weekends each year from May until September from 10am to 1pm.
If you would like to volunteer, contact the council offices.
Citizens Advice are looking for volunteers to help with their service in Wivenhoe Library. You will be helping members of the public with general advice needs, and providing a library service. If you are good with people, and want to help the people of Wivenhoe, they would love to hear from you. Full training will be given.
Would you like to help older members of our community access clubs such as the Monday Club in the Wivenhoe Scout and Guide Hall and the Luncheon Club organised by Cllr. Sanchia Nash for the Over 65's in the William Loveless Hall?
Contact the council offices to find out more. Full training will be given.
Volunteers make a vital contribution to the work of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service offering their skills, knowledge and time to a variety of community safety initiatives, including home safety visits, heritage and education events, road safety and crime reduction activity.
Apply to become a volunteer or to find out more or contact:
Andrea MacAlister, Volunteer Manager
Call: 01376 576209
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Contact Essex Police to find out about working alongside them in everything from supporting victims of hate crime to managing community events and talking to schools and local businesses. Volunteers provide crucial support and work in their own time and with their own community.
Volunteers wanted for 'Wyvern' ferry boat that runs during the summer between Wivenhoe and Rowhedge with occasional trips to Fingringhoe.
The Ferry operates weekends from April to October.
Visit Wivenhoe Fingringhoe Rowhedge Ferry to find out more.
Volunteers offer local people help including reading post, writing letters, enabling a carer to take a break, walking the dog, picking up emergency prescriptions and anything else that makes someones life a little easier.
Wivenhoe St Helena Hospice volunteers hold regular events to raise funds for the local St Helena Hospice. If you would like to join, please contact Carol Golding on 01206 822166.
The work of local volunteer groups is invaluable when it comes to upgrading and improving rights of way on a local basis. Volunteers can help with inspecting local footpaths, keeping routes clear of vegetation, removing route obstructions and in many other ways.
To find out more, contact the Public Rights of Way and Localism Officer who will be able to put you in touch with the existing local group.