A selection of the opportunities available this week through the Dacorum Volunteer Bureau.
Practical volunteers who love the great outdoors are needed to keep the Ridgeway looking its best.
The National Trails Volunteer Scheme looks after this ancient path, which has been enjoyed by walkers, cyclists and horse riders since pre-historic times.
It passes through woods and secluded valleys as it approaches Tring from Wendover and finishing with panoramic views from Ivinghoe Beacon.
There’s a chance to learn new skills or put past experience to good use.
Volunteers work in teams and help by mowing and clearing vegetation as well as putting up or repairing signs, gates and information boards. It’s a great chance to have fun and enjoy the autumn colours.
> Computer skills are a must for a volunteer secretary for Hemel Gateway Club.
The club, based at the Jarman Centre in Old Crabtree Lane, Hemel Hempstead, provides social and leisure activities for adults with learning difficulties and runs from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on two Tuesdays each month.
The right volunteer will be able to produce simple newsletters, keep membership records up to date and get on well with club members.
Lots of support is on offer from the rest of the volunteer team.
> Lots of tea, coffee and biscuits are on offer to volunteers at the Keech Hospice Care shop in Adeyfield.
Helpful and willing volunteers are needed for sorting donations and serving customers.
The shop is open from Monday to Saturday and times are flexible to suit the volunteer.
> Cancer charity Macmillan needs new members to join fundraising groups.
Volunteers organise events and collections and help to raise thousands of pounds each year.
If you are a good team player and can spare an hour a day or a day a week, Macmillan would like to hear from you.
To find out more visit the website or call 01442 247209