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Reach Out Volunteer Support

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A Reach Out Volunteer plays and integral part of the work of Resources for Autism. You will be there to support families around their adult or child with autism, giving them a welcome break, helping with activities and helping the person to gain if possible some level of independence. You could be a listening ear to a mum or dad or a friend to the person with autism who may face isolation. If you are hard working willing to make a difference then this opportunity is for you. You will develop new skills and attitude and be able to get a better insight of someone living with autism.

Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer

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Keep a note in your diary for our upcoming training opportunities for our weekend club, supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. You’ll be supporting them to take part in fun and challenging activities like sports & games, arts & crafts, drama and outings into London. Training starts on Sun 5th Nov.

Fundraising Grant Application Writer

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Do you have an excellent level of written English and a genuine interest in supporting a small, almost entirely volunteer-run charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you!

Volunteer Coach

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Do you want to have fun and get active?

KEEN London needs volunteer one-to-one coaches to support children with disabilities (our athletes) at free sports and games sessions in North, South and East London.

Volunteers are required to support our athletes in accessing all of the fun and games at sessions, providing motivation and giving lots of praise and encouragement.

You do not need any specialist skills or experience, but will need lots of enthusiasm and energy, as well as good communication and team-working abilities.

Care Support 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 Care Support Volunteers provide companionship and basic care to our guests. You will receive training on arrival and after two weeks you can choose to be trained in higher levels of care.

Carers Champion

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Are you a good listener? Would you like to help people and develop new skills by volunteering in your community?

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is looking for volunteers to take part in a new project in London - Carers’ Champions.

As a Champion you would

• Explain to carers and former carers of people with motor neurone disease (MND) how the Association can support them.

• Find out about other local help available and share this information.

• Help carers and former carers connect with each other.

Session Meet & Greet / Reception Volunteer

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Working as a session meet & greet volunteer for Wheels for Wellbeing, an inclusive cycling charity, is a great way to support people with disabilities who come to our inclusive cycling sessions.

As a volunteer you’ll have a chance to assist them with registration, make them feel welcome and important. You’ll also have a chance to boost your customer service and online database skills as well as experience work with people from different backgrounds.

Administrative Assistant

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Do you want to make a difference? FCV Dorcas exits to assist and befriend older or disabled adults living in the Central and South areas of Islington. As an FCV Dorcas Volunteer you can play an essential role in the supporting our work with isolated, elderly individuals.

We are looking for a volunteer Administrative Assistant to help us with general office administration and admin tasks eg updating the database, contacting clients and volunteers to request information, maintain our client and volunteer records.

Volunteer

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Looking for a rewarding, vibrant, unique experience?

Volunteer and work alongside our members with an acquired brain injury - caused by stroke, assault, car accident, tumour or illness such as meningitis.

What does volunteering involve?

- Supporting members with activities such as:

Discussion Groups, Art projects, Kitchen Activities, Gardening, Exercise Therapy, Music and Outings

- Be a listening ear and give members the opportunity to express themselves.

What skills do I need?

Activities Volunteer

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Food, art, music, good conversation. Who wants in? Come and join the Headway East London community. Volunteer once a week at our centre in Haggerston and help us support more people affected by brain injury.

No special skills or knowledge required. You’ll receive an induction upon starting alongside regular training.

We ask volunteers to commit to one day per week for at least four months.

Befriender

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Do you want to make a difference? FCV Dorcas Befriending Project exits to assist and befriend older or disabled adults living in the Central and South areas of Islington. As an FCV volunteer you can play an essential role in the lives of isolated, elderly individuals. Here are just a few examples of the work you could do:

Skills for Work Advisor

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Are you passionate about making the labour market fair for all? Would you like to help prevent exploitation in the workplace? Are you a Spanish and English speaker? If yes, then, this volunteer role might be for you!

Health Workshop Leader (culture, arts & wellness)

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Do you have a good level of Spanish or Portuguese and a genuine interest in supporting a small, almost entirely volunteer-run charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you!

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.

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.

Outreach Support Volunteer (OSV)

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Betknowmore UK is a gambling support service based in Islington. We provide 1:1 outreach and counselling support, workshops and community information and awareness campaigns addressing problem gambling and addiction.

Volunteers are required to help support our outreach services and community events. For suitable candidates, there may also be the opportunity to provide 1:1 mentoring/befriending to clients presenting with gambling issues. Volunteers would receive full support and training.

Communication Support Volunteer

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Do you have strong communication skills’ Do you like working with people? Are you training as a therapist?

Come and meet our peer leaders and peer led groups who meet within the Blackfriars area of London. It is a great opportunity to meet people with acquired communication disability and to learn what it is to live with disability. You will acquire insight into group facilitation and huge experience in meetings a wide range of individuals and practicing your supported communication skills.

English Group Teacher

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Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge of the English language with newly settled communities in London? Do you have a TELF/CELTA qualification or are studying to achieve one? If yes, then, this volunteer role might be for you!

Play and Chat Volunteer – Bromley / Chigwell

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During afternoons of diagnostic assessments, parents/carers are given feedback and a possible diagnosis of child/young person. Whilst our clinicians spend time with the parents/carers the child/young person (CYP) is left alone to play – we need to make sure that the child/young person is happy and safe.

This is an important role, as well as spending time talking and/ or playing with a CYP, parents will be relaxed knowing that their CYP is being looked after during this time.

Event Speaker Volunteer

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If you are looking for experience in public speaking, have great links to your local community and care about our cause, keep on reading!

Action on Hearing Loss is a charity that works to create a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Session Cycling Volunteer

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Working as a session cycling volunteer for Wheels for Wellbeing, an inclusive cycling charity, is a great way to support people with disabilities who come to our inclusive cycling sessions.

As a volunteer you’ll have a chance to see the whole fleet of our adopted cycles for people with different disabilities. You’ll learn basic bike mechanics and adapting bikes for different needs. You’ll also be able to interact with people from different backgrounds and work in a vibrant environment of avid cyclists.

Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

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Eye Heroes is the UK’s first child-led campaign to fight avoidable blindness. Children are trained through volunteer-led interactive workshops to become eye health champions and inform adults in their communities about eye health and the benefits of regular eye tests. We are looking for volunteers to conduct one-hour workshops with children aged 8 – 12 years old in schools and after-school clubs.

Residential Camp - Volunteers

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Are you interested in helping at residential activity camps for children and teenagers living with serious health challenges’ We offer them and their families a week of experiences that are memorable, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound and we need a superb group of volunteers to make the magic happen. We have a variety of exciting camp roles available. These include: Activity Leader, Team Mate, Camp Recorder (Photographer), Safeguarding Officer & Clinical Volunteer.

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