The  Catalyst Volunteering Team, can provide support for potential volunteers and organisations who use volunteers in the following ways:

  • Provide information and guidance for potential volunteers on how they can get involved
  • Provide a central hub for volunteer opportunities to be shared and viewed (
  • Promote volunteering and its many benefits to the public and to organisations
  • Provide in-house opportunities for volunteering, with a number of volunteering opportunities available
  • Support organisations in their use of volunteers
  • Coordinate a Volunteer Coordinator’s Forum for local organisations to share thoughts and updates

To view the projects our Volunteer Team are involved in, select the ‘Projects’ tab or click here.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us using our email addresses on the image above if you have any queries.

Volunteering links

Catalyst is committed to providing a positive, well-managed and encouraging volunteer experience.  To help us ensure this, our volunteer policy clearly shows the procedures we follow when recruiting, managing and supporting our volunteers. To view the policy click here.

To view the full range of Catalyst Volunteer policies and procedures, click here.

Developed by the Tees Valley Infrastructure Partnership (TVIP) the Charter gives volunteers across the Tees Valley assurance that their volunteering experience will be as positive and worthwhile as possible. Click here to find out more.

Catalyst has bridged the gap between the public and the VCSE sector by developing the Stockton Volunteers programme in partnership with Stockton Borough Council.

Stockton Volunteers was designed and planned in consultation with many of the volunteer involved organisations in the Borough, ensuring that Stockton Volunteers meets the needs of local organisations and local people. The Stockton Volunteers website was launched 2016 to help bring together volunteers and organisations seeking additional support.

If you are interested in any of the following Catalyst volunteering opportunities click here

We are delighted to launch the new Volunteering Strategy for Stockton on Tees. Produced in partnership with Stockton Borough Council, the Strategy sets out a vision for volunteering across the Borough and features case studies from the VCSE sector. The Catalyst Volunteer Co-ordinators’ Forum provides an opportunity for those working with volunteers to come together to share ideas and work towards making this strategy a reality.

View the Volunteering Strategy here

The website – – was created by Catalyst in partnership with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council in 2015 as a way to bring together volunteering across Stockton and help promote volunteering to as many people as possible.

We’re constantly developing the site and new volunteering opportunities are posted on a regular basis. The site also features tips and advice for organisations on volunteer recruitment and management as well as help for those looking for opportunities.

Contact details:

Lucy Owens (Volunteer Manager)


Mobile: 07949 318143

Telephone: 01642 733906