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Community Information


Whether you are a member of the Durham community, or a local charity or organisation, DUVO has many different ways for you to get involved with us.

DUVO offers many opportunities for the community to take advantage of volunteering projects throughout Durham. In partnership with community organisations, DUVO works to connect community members with organisations that could benefit them. For more information on how we can connect you to different opportunities, please see the table below or email [email protected] for more information.

Type of Service Name of Organisation Description Contact Information
Request a tutorOne – to – One Tutoring1-2-1 Tutoring Durham is Durham University’s largest educational volunteering project. They pair student volunteers with local school pupils to enhance their academic opportunities.Request a Tutor here
Request a visit for the elderlyGenerations togetherFor adults looking for company or living alone, Generations together is a great way for the elderly community of Durham to mix socially with students. Two of our students visit you at home at times arranged to suit everyone.
They also run a telephone befriending service and a pen-pal scheme with carehomes.
Please email [email protected] or call 0191 334 1208
Get involved in Sports Team Durham Holiday Camps

Team Durham Junior Sports Clubs
Team Durham Holiday Camps: Team Durham Holiday Camps provide fun-filled, active school holiday schemes where young people can spend their day being active, learning new skills and making new friends while parents and carers are at work

Team Durham Junior Sports Clubs: Team Durham currently host a number of regular Junior Sports Clubs across a number of sports.
For more information on Team Durham Holiday Camps click here

For more information on Team Durham Junior Sports Clubs click here
Request a birthday cake DUSVO Bakes DUSVO Bakes is a project which aims to bake free birthday cakes for families who struggle to provide one for their child.If you would like to request a birthday cake, please email [email protected].