Ouseburn Trust led a consortium to provide volunteering opportunities for unemployed people to learn new skills in creative organisations and move towards employment. The Steering Group included Newcastle Volunteer Centre, Newcastle Futures, Norcare, Novas Scarman and Seven Stories with many other cultural organisations taking part as volunteer hosts. Part of North East Volunteers, funded by One North East from 2006- 2010.  It continued until 2011 funded by the Working Neighbourhoods Fund

Ouseburn Valley Volunteers Project Summary

Ouseburn Valley Volunteers Leaflet


At the Ouseburn Trust itself volunteers contributed to the heritage project (oral history, photo archive, etc), admin club, community activities and events (see the separate Street Stars project)