Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is looking for volunteers in and around Oswestry and Ellesmere to help older people.

The local charity is keen to recruit more volunteer befrienders in Oswestry and Ellesmere, as well as volunteers for their day centre off Monkmoor Road and the Oswestry charity furniture shop.

Volunteering can be very rewarding and make a real difference to the lives of older people on your doorstep. The team at Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin provide training and on-going support to ensure all volunteers are happy and fulfilled in their roles.

Heather Osborne, Chief Executive of Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin, said: “There are lots of opportunities to give your time to help older people in Oswestry and Ellesmere. If you have a few hours a week that you can spare to help out then please get in touch.”

If you would like to find out more about any of the volunteering roles in Oswestry and Ellesmere, please contact the volunteer recruitment team on 01743 588 570 or visit