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Speaker Scheme Volunteer

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Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing not just the UK, but the world. We need your help to prevent some of these shocking facts:

3 people die from diabetes- related complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure every hour. That’s more deaths from diabetes than breast and prostate cancer combined.

Stroke Champions Programme Outreach Volunteer

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The Stroke Champions Program is a befriending service for stroke survivors in which volunteers go spend one-to-one time with these individuals in their homes or outdoor places such as coffee shops, parks, etc. The purpose is to build this vulnerable population’s confidence to become an active member in their community. Responsibilites may include, but are not limited to one-to-one visits, being an ambassador to Islinton Stroke Service, Manor Gardens and basic administrative tasks.

Awareness Volunteer

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Pancreatic Cancer Action is a national charity who aims to improve the survival of men and women diagnosed with pancreatic cancer patients by raising awareness of symptoms and risk factors, funding research into early diagnosis, campaigning for more funding and providing patients with information and support.

As part of our awareness drive we are looking for volunteers who can help us raise funds as well as disseminate vital information about the disease.

Massage Therapy Volunteer

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Perhaps you’re studying a health and beauty, or alternative therapies course; maybe you’re looking for a placement as part of your course; Centra is a non-profit charity, supporting the needs of vulnerable adults in our community, to provide them with life and skills enhancing support. Our service users live independently in purpose built blocks of flats.

Centra has a partnership with the Amy Winehouse Foundation called Amy’s Place, which provides supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

Communications Volunteers

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- Assisting with facebook live and similar live online events

- Designing and editing a wide range of charity materials.

However, we are flexible and open to hearing new ideas - so if you have suggestions of different ways you can support our communications team we want to hear from you!

Hear what other UCL students have to say about their time volunteering with ECHO:

https://echo-uk.org/your-stori…

We look forward to hearing from you!

Social Prescribing Link Worker

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A great opportunity to volunteer as a link worker for Mind in Camden’s Social Prescribing service. This service is embedded in an NHS team and works in partnership with community providers in Camden to deliver one-to-one support to Camden residents with mental health issues. We help them to identify and access community facilities and activities to aid their recovery.

Social Volunteer

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Revitalise is a national charity that provides respite holidays for disabled people and carers. Our guests always tell us that a big part of what makes their holiday so special are the volunteers!

Our Social Volunteers provide companionship and support to our guests; chatting with them at meal times, making teas or coffees, accompanying them on daily excursions to local sites and enjoying the evening entertainment with them.

MS Information Reviewer/Editor

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At the MS Society we put people affected by MS at the centre of everything we do. Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. Until then, we’ll keep doing all we can to enable people affected by MS to live their lives knowing they don’t have to face MS alone.

Reception Volunteer

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St John’s Hospice In-Patient unit requires the support of volunteers to manage its reception desk. Reception volunteers are the first point of contact for all patients, family members and visitors to the Hospice and must be able to communicate in a professional yet caring manner over the telephone and face to face.

The welcome, consideration, respect and guidance the receptionist offers can help ease the anxiety and worry people can feel when coming into the hospice, especially for the first time.

Impact Volunteer

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The ILDS has an opportunity for a Volunteer Impact Officer to join us reporting to the Operations and Fundraising Manager. This role will predominantly be conducted remotely at your own home, we expect it to require a commitment of between 5 and 7 hours per week.

You will have an interest in International Health Care and Marketing Communications as well as some experience writing for web, evaluating evidence and producing case studies.

People Development Office Volunteer

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When cancer strikes young lives we families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health. At CLIC Sargent we fight tirelessly for children and young people with cancer, often when they feel they can’t.

Volunteer for the Campaign Campus initiative

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ASPIeRATIONS is an advocate group for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) in the corporate world. Volunteers will work across every aspect of our social enterprise - getting involved with marketing, development, PR, social media, fundraising and more! You will be in constant contact with a wide range of people to spread awareness about neurodiversity and to dispel misconceptions about neuro-diverse traits. You will be primarily be involved in our Campaign Campus initiative which aims to head-hunt individuals with AS at universities.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistant

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Do you like the idea of spending time with and supporting older people?

Age UK Camden provides services and support to older people in Camden borough.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistants engage with people in their homes and in the community providing invaluable practical and emotional support, that helps keep them engaged with the community and their interests.

This role will suit someone who has 1-2 hours a week (excluding travel) during the day, and can commit for up to 12 months.

Camp Volunteer

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Change the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

Over The Wall is a national charity that runs camps for seriously ill children. We provide a bit of respite for children whose lives are filled with hospital visits and medication. We rely on our volunteers to help our campers relax and discover they can achieve things they didn’t think they were capable of.

Healthy Minds Academy Volunteer

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The Camden Hub is launching the Healthy Minds Academy to help us build a network of volunteering opportunities aimed at increasing wellbeing through creating events and activities accessible to the whole community. This is a unique learning opportunity in which you can be part of real meaningful change for the community and health and social care sector more broadly. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving wellbeing of the community.

Outcomes Champion

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Do you have an interest in health and how we measure outcomes’ Do you like working with people? Are you training as a therapist? Are you good with spreadsheets and do you have a tidy mind with a quest for detail and completion? If so, I should be delighted to hear from you. Come and meet our peer led groups within the Blackfriars area of London.

Healthy Living Volunteer

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Healthy Living Volunteers Wanted! Help improve the health and wellbeing of older people by taking part in fun physical activates at our friendly community centre. We are looking for caring, reliable people to encourage and facilitate older people to join in with games and activities as part of our Healthy Living Program.

Phone Outreach Volunteer - Beyond Boundaries

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Body & Soul are a charity dedicated to transforming the impact of childhood adversity, supporting people of all ages affected by family disruption, suicidal behaviour and HIV. We deliver a proven transformational programme for people of all ages who have experienced significant childhood adversity We believe that people should be able to live their lives free from shame, and no one should have their life chances reduced because of traumatic experiences in their past. We also believe that transformational change does not have an age limit.

Events Organiser

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Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. This means messages gradually stop reaching muscles, which leads to weakness and wasting. We have volunteers that carry out a range of different activities and we are currently looking for volunteers to plan and organise their own awareness raising and fundraising events. If you want to develop your project management skills, have good organisational skills and like meeting people then volunteering as an Events Organiser could be for you.

Information Ambassador Volunteer – South East

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You will be delivering information stands as part of the Hear to Inform and Connect project. This exciting project is expanding our information services for older and isolated people with hearing loss. We are also working with local organisations and community groups to help make their services more accessible and inclusive for older people with hearing loss.

Target Ovarian Cancer Volunteer

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Target Ovarian Cancer offers a diverse range of volunteering opportunities with our fundraising team. Whether you can only commit to a one-off event or want to help us with something more long-term, your time will allow us to raise money to support women living with ovarian cancer.

Survival rates for women with breast cancer have risen to over 80 per cent. If we were able to achieve what has been achieved in breast cancer in the last twenty years, over 3,000 more women would survive ovarian cancer each year.

In-Patient Unit Volunteer

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St John’s Hospice In-Patient unit relies on volunteers 7 days per week. They support the delivery of services on the unit and allow for trained staff to focus on and deliver care to the highest standard possible.

The key duties of In-Patient unit volunteers include:

* Help patients to order lunch and dinner throughout their stay

* Serve meals to patients’ rooms

* Check Coffee Bar ensuring surfaces and sink are clean, cups are washed and there is a supply of coffee, tea, sugar and biscuits.

Befriending Volunteer

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Could you make a difference to your community by befriending?

The Trinity Volunteer Befriending Service provides vital support to patients with progressive, life-limiting illnesses who are living in Trinity Hospice’s central and south west London community. The role provides valuable and much needed support for patients and an opportunity for carers and families to take a break from caring responsibilities. Becoming a befriender will develop your interpersonal skills and is great CV development for anybody entering a caring profession.

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