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Article Writer

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Good News Shared, a new not-for-profit online platform featuring positive news stories is looking for writers to contribute articles about the wonderful things people and organisations are up to.

The voluntary role will involve contacting local charities and social enterprises to let them know about Good News Shared, and to create interesting content from the information they provide.

Digi-Buddy (supporting digital inclusion)

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Digi-buddies help people get to grip with online technology such as searching the web, applying for online benefits, setting up email accounts, applying for jobs, form filling, contacting 3rd parties and much more. You will be significantly involved in helping users (members of the public) that have limited skills, motivation or physical access to get online. Ultimately you will be supporting users to acquire skills that will enable them to make their own decisions and deal with issues themselves in the future.

Digital Inclusion Volunteer

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Do you have a good level of English and Spanish and a genuine interest in volunteer management? Do you want to support a small, user-led charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you! Since 1989, LADPP has been providing services to Spanish and Portuguese speakers, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on those with disabilities. Chiefly our users are from Latin America but we also work with people from Europe and Africa.

Graphic Design for International Development

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Do you have design skills (InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator) that you would like to use to influence decision makers and raise the profile of education projects for vulnerable women in the UK and overseas’ This is a flexible but very important role in a small, passionate team. We are looking for someone who can tell the stories of our partners and projects in engaging, creative ways and share messages in innovative ways. Creativity is more important than experience. If you believe in social justice and want communications experience please get in touch.

Role Title Chaplaincy-spiritual care administrator/IT whizz

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An IT whizz is needed to help our very busy hospital Chaplaincy-Spiritual Care You will volunteer closely with the chaplaincy team and help with basic admin and IT support.

The Chaplaincy-Spiritual Care team is there for everyone. A multi-faith, multi denominational team who offer spiritual, religious and pastoral care to patients, staff, visitors and volunteers.

You do not have to think of yourself as religious to make use of our service. Some people may value the opportunity to talk to someone about how they are feeling and the changes they may be facing.

Admin Volunteer, Digital Inclusion Team

Interested in gaining administrative skills while also helping to bridge the digital skills gap? The Digital Inclusion programme supports disabled people to access the digital world. We are looking for a volunteer to provide administrative support to the programme’s central team. If you are reliable, organised and are confident with word and excel please get in touch. Tasks include writing up case studies, updating databases and promoting the programme internally in the organisation.

IT Tutor to Elderly People

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This volunteering opportunity will enable elderly people to gain confidence,obtain enjoyment, and acquire new skills in using computers. We are also looking for somebody to perhaps be involved in.mini projects in digital video and photography. There is a very friendly and informal atmosphere and very energetic third agers although the average age is 76 years!

A couple of hours one afternoon a week will make all the difference. The Centre is very near the university.

'Super Connect' Tablet and IPad Mentor

Exciting New Volunteer Job available at the Marchmont Community Centre!

Be a ‘Super Connect’ Tablet and IPad Club Mentor

Share your fabulous SmartPhone and Ipad Skills with older adults who really want to learn!

Every Wednesday afternoon, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm, we hold a drop in session for older people to learn how to use SKYPE to contact their friends and families, use YouTube, BBCiplayer and search the internet, using tablets and IPads. WE NEED YOU!

I.T Teaching Assistant Volunteer

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Spires is looking for a compassionate volunteer to support both the tutor and learners on our basic computing course. Spires’s Computers for All course is aimed at offering Spires clients access to computers as well as the chance to polish up on or gain new computer skills. The class is free and open to anyone of any ability, age and background. Assisting in the class will take the form of one-to-one support and will vary from week to week depending on the learner’s needs.

Digital Champion

Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you wish to share your IT skills for others to learn. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as becoming a Digital Champion, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

Digital Connector

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Want to volunteer at home and make a positive difference to the lives of young people?

We have a team of Helpline Digital Connectors - volunteers who give three hours a week from the comfort of their own home, around the UK, to support our digital channels.

If you’re interested in becoming a Helpline Digital Connector see below for more information.

Animator Volunteer

Could you help a health charity design animation videos to help deliver its service visually?

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research.

AHO is looking for dedicated volunteers to carry out graphic design and animations. The animations will concentrate on health and social topics such as HIV/AIDS.

Technology and Online Support

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Are you passionate about the power of technology? Do you believe that technology should be accessible to all? We need you to help people with sight loss set up, troubleshoot and provide guidance on using technology in their home. You will provide support with a wide range of equipment from TVs and mobile phones, to talking book players and e-readers. An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure check is required for this role.

IT Tutor

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VOLUNTEER TUTORS NEEDED

United Migrant Workers Education Project (UMWEP) is looking for volunteer tutors to deliver its Alternative Education Model (AEM). We welcome experienced ESOL and ICT Tutors/Assistant Tutors, but also those with an interest in non-formal adult education. You don’t need a teaching qualification to join our project, but we require you have a good standard of the subject you want to teach.

Customer Services Volunteer

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FareShare London redistributes surplus food to charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for vulnerable people. We operate a warehouse in Deptford, South East London, where we sort and store surplus food and then deliver it on our vans to our member charities and community groups across London.

Media Assistant

Small Charity, Big Aspirations - Be part of the team who are building a bioartificial liver!

www.ucl.ac.uk/livergroup

We are a medical research charity, based at the Royal Free Hospital Campus of the UCL Medical School. We support research into relieving the suffering of patients with liver disease and the causes and mechanisms of liver disease. Currently our primary initiative is the development of a Bioartificial Liver Machine, which has the potential to prove as important as the kidney dialysis machine.

Web Design Volunteer

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Our organisation aims to empower young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and bring their voices to policy makers on issues of legal equality and human rights.

Over the summer we will be revamping our website, and we need your help.

We need someone with experience of web design, who is looking for some experience in re-building a website to help us keep on top of our projects. You must be interested in promoting our cause and available at short notice.

Database and Admin Support Volunteers

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Age UK Westminster is looking to recruit volunteers to provide database and administrative support. Ideally, you will come in to the office once or twice a week for at least 4 hours each day and perform tasks including the following:

Recording volunteer and client information on Age UK national database system

Updating and maintaining existing volunteer and client records on both excel spreadsheet and database

Logging telephone enquiries on the database

SEO Volunteer

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Good News Shared aims to highlight and celebrate the impact and achievements of charities. Help us increase our SEO and assist us in monitoring our google analytics. This role is very important to the success of the organisation. We are looking for someone with the relevant knowledge and experience, but also someone with passion and the ability to work independently.

Self-Help Support Officer

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Our Self-Help Support Officers have the rewarding role of supporting clients who are referred to our Self-Help Centre. The role would be to support and empower clients in making phone calls, completing relevant forms and documents and providing a range of online support.

Information Hub Volunteer

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If you have a great combination of interpersonal and organisational skills, we need you to be part of our Friday morning team!

IT Teacher

We help improve the quality of life of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people from Latin America, Europe and Africa living in London. For people with little access to services in the capital our aim is to work with their carers, families and communities, improving their quality of life, putting an end to isolation and to support community integration. Our mission is to teach our users basic computer skills so we are looking for volunteers able to commit a minimum of 1 or 2 days per week (3-4 hours) for at least 3 months to provide 1-on-1 computer lessons.

Data Analyst Volunteer

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Could you help a health charity interpret its massive data to something readable for decision-making purpose?

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research.

AHO is looking for dedicated volunteers to carry out data analysis and translation. The analysis will concentrate on millions of data on health and social indicators.

Data Entry Volunteer

Marchmont Community Centre’s Community Worker with Older People needs a student or students to help update and input data on centre users.

Could you help us create and update a new database? We need to input all our paper-based information onto a new database and the end result will help us to capture the demographic of our users and provide all our service deliverers with crucial, up to date personal information about our clients in the event of an emergency.

Essential skills, experience and personal qualities:

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