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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.

Volunteer Assistant Youth Worker

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Are you passionate about supporting and inspiring young people? Do you have a particular skill or life experience that could be used to organise fun activities that could help young people to learn and develop new skills set?

Fundraising Volunteer

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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.

Volunteering Projects Volunteer: Volunteering Handbook

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CLIC Sargent volunteers are vital in the fight for young lives against cancer. They are a big part of the reason why we are able to do so much to support children and young people with cancer.

Our central Volunteering function supports staff to meaningfully work with volunteers and involve them in a fair and safe way. We are looking for a new office volunteer to join our small team once a week to take on an exciting project of their own.

Our team will make sure you’re fully trained in your tasks and have a proper induction to CLIC Sargent.

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.

Multimedia Volunteer

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We are looking to recruit a Multimedia Volunteer. As a Multimedia Volunteer you will be helping out with our audio-visual production process and assisting on photo and/or video shoots.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.

Charity Information Desk Volunteer

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Develop skills including communication and organisation whilst raising funds and awareness for St Mark’s Hospital, a leading specialist bowel disease hospital in Harrow. Interact with patients and staff whilst manning our information desk, raising awareness of the Foundation and what we do, and selling our merchandise!

Additionally, if you have a specific skill we could utilise, we’d love to hear from you, so get in touch!

Kings College Hospital Motor Neurone Disease Clinic Volunteer

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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 need a volunteer to support, provide a warm welcome and provide information to patients visiting the MND Clinic at Kings College Hospital.

Keep Active Volunteer

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As a Keep Active Volunteer we ask you to visit an older person (the average age is 84) once a week for nine weeks to help them with improving mobility indoors with exercises, or outdoors with walks in their community. You benefit from training provided by the NHS Community Independence Team as well as Bishop Creighton House.

Your visits can make a big difference to someone’s life and volunteering can be a very rewarding experience. It is also really good experience if you are looking to work in a healthcare role.

We are looking for people who:

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.

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!

Become RESULTS UK Grassroots Campaigner in London

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RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed, everyday people. Together they use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Our campaigners learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunities in the poorest communities.

Befriender/Champion

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Do you find people fascinating? Do you like hearing people’s stories and having a good chat? We are looking for people to befriend older people in Islington or people who have survived a stroke.

It’s a great opportunity to improve your communication skills and learn more about other people’s histories. If you are interested in a career in social work or caring services this is also a great opportunity to learn more practical skills.

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.

Personal Fitness Volunteer

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Perhaps 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.

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