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Trusts Officer

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Stoll is both a housing association and a charity and for almost 100 years, we have provided homes and support services for vulnerable Veterans (ex-Armed Forces personnel). We have four housing schemes in London and our office is based at our largest scheme, Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions, in the Fulham Road Apart from providing housing, we also provide support services, to ensure that Veterans are equipped to live independently.

Befriender

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:

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.

Social Volunteer

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Our Social Volunteers usually stay for 1-2 weeks and provide companionship and support to our guests by chatting with them at meal times, making teas or coffees, accompanying them on daily excursions to local sites and enjoying the evening entertainment with them. It also involves some personal support such as assisting with mobility and eating and drinking.

Local Fundraising Group Event Coordinator

Are you confident and organised with the talent and skills to help oversee and co-ordinate activities and events’ We need a good team player who will be an integral part of a friendly and vibrant team of people, full of ideas to ensure the success of community fundraising events to help us support blind and partially sighted children and adults.

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.

Project Development and Marketing

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Choice International is a UK based not for profit international development organisation, promoting CSR, Diversity and Inclusion in the UK and overseas.

Choice was founded through its passion for equality, diversity, disability sports, fitness and social inclusion. Choice believes there is a great need for promoting equality in sports and has identified sports as an effective tool for promoting diversity and inclusion and addressing inequality in society.

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.

Open Access volunteer

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Come and play!

Every Saturday the adventure playground at our community centre for disabled people hosts children and young people and their families to in a range of inclusive play opportunities, from zipping down the zip wire, making dens, trying out our cycle rickshaw (hard work) or toasting marshmallows on the bonfire. We need volunteers to help make sessions friendly, fun safe (eg we can only build a bonfire when we have enough adults to ensure its safety).

Skills for Work Adviser

Do you speak Spanish? Would you like to help Spanish speakers overcome the language barrier to find work in London and avoid exploitation? Latin American Disabled People’s Project is looking for Skills for Work advisers to volunteer one morning a week (Friday or Wednesday 10am - 1.30pm). Training is provided.

LADPP provides important services for disabled and non-disabled Spanish and Portuguese speakers living in London, helping them access services, live independently and decrease the risk of isolation.

Kith & Kids Club Volunteer

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Have a spare weekend or two?

We need volunteers to support children & adults with disabilities to get involved in sports, music, art, drama and more on our fun weekend clubs in North London

No experience needed just enthusiasm and energy!

Male volunteers especially welcome

You’ll receive training & loads of 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!

Administrative Assistant

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.

Association Visitor

Association Visitor

The role of Association Visitor is a highly rewarding one with many opportunities for developing your own skills and knowledge, whilst being part of a team. Professional qualifications or personal experience of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) are not necessary; however, empathy with people affected by MND is essential.

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Online Skills Trainer

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Would you like to help people with sight loss explore the options of getting online? Could you share your knowledge and enthusiasm to help people engage with technology? You will show people how to use a computer, tablet or smart phone to get online, deliver group training and demonstrations and visit people in their home to help them with basic online skills.

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?

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.

Family Club Volunteer

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Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children? We are looking for volunteers to support disabled and non-disabled children to play together in our adventure playground and during our family club.

Volunteer Mentor

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Sova supports more than 8,000 people and is currently recruiting motivated and open-minded individuals across London and Greater London to provide a range of services including:

· Mentoring offenders

· Drug and alcohol support

· Helping people back into training and work

· Supporting children, young people and families

· Helping people improve their skills

· Reducing the risk of homelessness

· Independent visitor support for children in care

Social Media/IT Assistant

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We are looking for a volunteer to assist on development projects for disability rights and other related projects. We’re particularly keen to work with someone who has knowledge of web development, web design and social media. This is a great opportunity to use your skills in the context of a well-established disability rights organisation in the Third Sector.

Events Volunteer for people with sight loss

Do you want to help people? Do you have a few hours to spare each month to support blind and partially sighted people in London?

Become an events volunteer for TPT and join us on a range of interesting and unique activities adapted for visually impaired people. Volunteers are needed to meet, guide, audio describe and participate in activities such as touch tours of museums, audio-described performances, walks, sports and much more. Activities take place across London but mainly in East, South East and Central.

After School Club Volunteer

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Come and help children with disabilities participate in fun social activities at our after school clubs at Markfield.

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.

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