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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.

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.

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.

WordPress Web Content Management Volunteer

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Could you help an international health charity accomplish its web design process by uploading new web content? The website framework is complete but needs one more thing – content. The website uses WordPress.

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.

Mentor

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Pay it forward! Your university has opened many doors for you, now help open the door for others and become a mentor for an applicant who is applying for university. As a mentor, you’ll provide your mentees with encouragement, application feedback and advice for an hour a month throughout the application process. It’s a minimal time commitment that can make a real impact on someone’s future – we think that’s worth doing!

'Super Connect' Tablet and IPad Mentor

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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!

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.

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.

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

Data Entry Volunteer

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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.

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Tech Buddy

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Do you think you could be a Tech Buddy and help an older person get online and learn all the amazing things technology has to offer? Maybe you’ve helped your parents or grandparents with online shopping, using their smartphone or setting up a Facebook page. Or you just think it’s really important to get older people online. If so, we want to hear from you.

You’ll meet some great people, gain lots experience of community work in a buzzing and diverse centre, and receive bags of gratitude (and tea and biscuits!) from us!

Digital Champion

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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.

Blogger

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We are looking for well-informed and self-motivated writers to contribute regularly to The Wiener Library blog by writing articles about significant anniversaries, Library events, reviews of books/films or current issues relating to the Library. All Volunteer Bloggers will attend an induction at the Library to learn about its history and our current work.

One-To-One IT Trainers Needed!

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Age UK Westminster delivers regular IT drop-in sessions for our target group at various community locations across Westminster, where volunteers can help out as and when they are available. These sessions take place either from 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm, at least every fortnight.

Volunteers will provide one to one support to our older clients who require assistance with their digital devices (mobile phones, laptops, iPads, tablets)

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.

Advice Support Worker

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Camden Citizens Advice Bureaux Service (Camden CAB) is a charity that provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to people on their rights and responsibilities. We also collect evidence, and lobby to improve, the policies and practices that adversely affect people’s lives. Camden Citizens Advice is looking for student volunteers to support advisers in the day to day running of the bureau!

ASWs support advisers in the day to day running of the bureau. For example, they:

* Manage the waiting area (posters, leaflets etc)

IT Teacher

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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.

Animator Volunteer

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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.

Digital and IT Executive x 2

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for Digital and IT Executive roles. In this role you will manage and maintain our charity website and social media platforms

You will be working closely with marketing and fundraising teams to develop and manage digital marketing and fundraising campaigns

IT Support for the Elderly

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We would like to start a a computer drop-in session for local elderly residents on Friday mornings (or other times possible - open to discussion). Provisionally, it would be from 10-12 am and we are likely to have a regular attendance of 4 to 7 very friendly, interesting and active elderly people from 60 to 80+.

Information Officer

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Would you like to use your IT and Marketing skills while learning about the Thames?

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.

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.

3D/ Architectural Design Volunteer

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Interested in design, especially in interior/3D? Do you aspire to design glamourous, grand decorations that will be shown off right in the middle of central London? Well you’re in luck! With world-class performers from both the UK and the Far East, and reaching 700,000 spectators, the London Chinese New Year Celebrations is the largest of its kind outside of Asia.

LCCA is looking for committed, enthusiastic volunteers to join us in a variety of roles in the months leading up to the 2019 London Chinese New Year Celebrations on 10th February 2019.

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