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Opportunity: Befriender/Champion

We are looking for volunteers to act as befrienders for two of our Services.

Friendship Network: our network of befrienders visit older isolated people in North Islington for a chat and some company.

Stroke Project: our befrienders (Stroke Champions) specifically visit people who have suffered a stroke, to alleviate their isolation and help them with practical issues. They can also attend our Stroke Club on a Friday morning.


Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

* To carry out admin tasks that support the charity


Opportunity: Proofreader Volunteer

We are looking for a dedicated proofreader/copy-editor who is in-charge of making sure that the text of AHO Strategies and Plans of Action publications are free of any errors, whilst ensuring that texts are engaging and accessible to the readers


Opportunity: Multimedia Volunteer

We*re the MS Society * a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, listeners, organisers, ambassadors and fundraisers. Our volunteers are a key part of achieving our goals and their support is vital.

Our communication and campaigns roles mobilises, engage and coordinate activities to raise our profile and influence changes that benefit the MS community. We are looking for a multimedia volunteer to join this team!


Opportunity: Fundraising Volunteer

The National Brain Appeal (RCN 290173) raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology. We want to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow?s leading clinicians. Our volunteers help to make this possible.

We are a very small and busy team and the principle focus of this volunteer role will be supporting the fundraising team with day-to-day administration around events and challenges. The role is very varied and will provide a clear overview of the fundraising work of a small charity. The office can get very busy and the role requires excellent attention to detail, confidence when dealing with the public and Microsoft Office skills.


Opportunity: Student Charity Ambassador

COVID-19 Update: This volunteer opportunity will work the same except students will be asked to hold virtual events instead of in-person events.

Run recruitment events on Campus.
To recruit as many potential blood stem cell donors to the UK register of the student demographic as possible.
Create awareness within the student community.


Opportunity: Befriending Volunteer

Trinity’s Volunteer Befriending Service provides vital support to patients with progressive, life-limiting illnesses or those who are elderly and frail living in our 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.
This role is flexible and the support you offer will vary according to the needs of the patient and their family and carers.
Volunteers are not expected to provide personal care, counselling or advice, or cooking and cleaning.
Please note our patients normally request visits between the hours of 10am & 5pm (Mon-Fri) however we do have some requests for weekend visits.
Trinity provides a comprehensive training programme and ongoing support and supervision to provide you with the skills and confidence to carry out this role effectively.



Opportunity: Stroke Champions

Volunteering at stroke club will require you to work with our lead staff to support in different tasks e.g. support to make tea and coffee, have a conversation with clients, take part in activites, support clients and if anyone have a speciallity that can be usefull for stroke survivors we welcome any workshop suggestions.


Opportunity: Social Media Assistant

To help us run our social media accounts i.e. Twitter and Facebook


Opportunity: Speechwriter Volunteer

We are looking for a dedicated Speechwriter to provide first class written material, including high quality speeches, messages to support AHO’s corporate and campaigning activities


Opportunity: Become RESULTS UK Grassroots Campaigner in London

RESULTS grassroots campaigners take action locally to fight global poverty using their voices to change the world. They receive training and support to become skilled advocates, from influencing MPs to policy makers, and engaging others within their community.

RESULTS campaigners in London meet as a group on the first Tuesday of each month to plan and take campaign actions and organise events. They regularly join our national conference calls, learning more about international development and sharing their successes from around the UK.


Opportunity: Volunteer Assistant Youth Worker

Our Youth Hubs are the space where young people can develop their core personal, social, emotional, and educational capabilities, develop their own agency, voice and influence. We offer a range of positive engagement activities and youth clubs for young people aged 8-12 and 13-19 years old during term time; and summer scheme activities during school holidays. Some of the activities include cooking, gardening, drama, music, ICT, sports etc. Our two main centres, Forest Road and The Edge, offer chill out areas with kitchens, TV, pool and tennis tables, video and board games, ICT suites, multi-use activity rooms, meeting rooms and consultation rooms for drop-in sessions, sports hall and a recording studio. They are the home to a number of youth led social action projects, the Hackney Youth Parliament, North & South Forum, Hackney Get Heard and the Hackney Youth Opportunity Fund.


Opportunity: Communications Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to assist us deliver our communications programme. The purpose of the role is to help us tell the ECHO story. We want to engage with families who need our help and encourage them to seek support, and we also want to share our story with the wider community to engender support for the charity and help us to reach out to potential donors and fundraisers. Activities are wide ranging and cover all aspects of communications including but not limited to: social media management, writing stories and case studies, updating our website, designing and editing materials, making short videos, photography and generating PR coverage. We are flexible and open to hearing new ideas.


Opportunity: Spectrum Link

To provide a befriending service for children in the Camden area who have mental and physical disabilities and to provide them with opportunities that they may otherwise not have access to. This also enables parents to have a small amount of respite, so it is for the benefit of the children, parents, and you as volunteers!


Opportunity: Animator Volunteer

We are looking for a creative Animator to develop excellent visual frames with 2D/3D or other techniques. Your work will give life to storylines and characters in AHO charity videos. You will possess a creative eye and artistic aptitude. You easily turn a script or a concept into an impressive computer-generated animation. To excel in this role, you must be highly skilled in CGI software and storytelling


Opportunity: Day-Centre Volunteer

We are looking for general volunteers to work at a Mental Health Wellbeing centre in Swiss Cottage where people who suffer from mental health issues attend.


Opportunity: MS Information Reviewer/Editor

We need you to help make the MS Society’s information resources the best they can be. As a volunteer reviewer, you will be playing an important role in our information process. When we plan and write information, it is vital that we include the views of people affected by MS. That way we know that it’s useful and appropriate, and meets the needs of people affected by MS.

If you have MS or are affected by it (through friends or family) we need your help in reviewing our publications and other resources to make them relevant and of a high quality.


Opportunity: Event Day Volunteer

The National Brain Appeal (RCN 290173) raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology. We want to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow’s leading clinicians. Our volunteers help to make this possible.

We are a very small and busy team and the principle focus of this volunteer role will be supporting the fundraising team at some of the events we organise throughout the year as well as supporting fundraisers who organise their own fundraising events. This might include our Christmas carol concert, A Letter in Mind exhibition, music concerts, lectures as well as our challenge and sporting events such as the our annual Pyjama Party and Santa Run.

This role requires a few hours of your time on the day of the event, enthusiasm, punctuality and a smile.


Opportunity: Frontline Adult Support Volunteer

You will be supporting in our weekly Adult Service (30+) which is a resource for support, information, encouragement and change. Our members can benefit from services including counselling, legal advice and complementary therapies to workshops on the latest HIV treatment, nutrition advice, managing stress, relationships and wider health issues.


Opportunity: Social Volunteer

Revitalise is a national charity that has been providing respite holidays for disabled people and carers for over 50 years. We have three Revitalise centres, one in Chigwell in Essex, Southampton and Southport, each providing a wide range of accessible activities, excursions and entertainment.

We are very lucky to have dedicated volunteers, who provide companionship and support to our guests, ensuring they have a truly unforgettable holiday and we would love you to join them. Our volunteers form a crucial part of the Revitalise team and 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 social support to our guests. Friendly, enthusiastic volunteers, create the holiday atmosphere just by being there!


Opportunity: Freelance Journalist Volunteer

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency for Africa. It is looking for inspirational and determined freelance journalists volunteers to research and write stories on health in Africa. They report news on health, as well as on medical and on determinants of health. They also cover national and international stories, events and human-interest stories on Africa. Applications are welcome from any part of the world


Opportunity: Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

Volunteers would conduct fun and engaging one-hour workshops to train children on eye care and eye health and help them be change agents as Eye Heroes for eye health with adults in their social circles.

Volunteers have the option to become a Local Lead for Eye Heroes if there isn*t one in the area. Local Leads are our main point of contact for coordinating and communicating future workshops in a specific region. Volunteers who choose to be Local Leads will contact schools, recruit more volunteers for the workshops, and promote Eye Heroes with the local community and local partners.

The volunteer will lead the workshop using the toolkit and resources provided by Eye Heroes. The volunteer will interact and engage with the children using games, videos, role play and interactive activities. The teachers are expected to be in the classroom to provide supervision. The Lead volunteer would coordinate with the school on the logistics planning for the workshop.