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Opportunity: Quiz Night Fundraiser

We are looking for one-off events volunteers to help with our annual Quiz Night fundraiser on Friday 13 of March.

Our quiz is this year raising money for our Male Carers Project. The money raised will help fund well-being activities and support meetings for local male carers, who often go under the radar but so often are still in need of support and respite from their caring responsibilities.

Our annual Quiz Night is great fun, dinner will be served and free for volunteers, you can gain hands on experience of what a charity fundraising event is all about, and you can help contribute to a worthy cause.

We need volunteers to help before, during and after the event any time you can contribute between about 16:00 and 23:00 would be great.

You are also welcome to volunteer with a friend, please just email before to register your interest.

The event will be at St. Luke’s Church, Hillmarton Rd, Holloway, London N7 9JE.


Opportunity: London Marathon Cheer Squad Volunteers

Be part of one of the UK’s biggest sporting events and join Mencap, the Official Charity Partner for 2020, at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday April 26.

Mencap will have nearly 600 runners fundraising over £2000 each to change the lives of people with a learning disability, with this year’s fundraising going towards our All Move project, bringing together children with and without learning disabilities through sport.

We want to get as many people as possible to support those with a learning disability and be a part of our ‘movement for change’, showcasing how amazing people with learning disability are and raising awareness on this huge world stage. We have 15 runners who have a learning disability taking on the colossal task of running 26.2 mile and it is very important that we give them the support they need to get over the finish line!

It’s an electric atmosphere where huge crowds gather to support the 40,000 people running through the streets of London, and we need you to join us at one of our cheer points to support them.


Opportunity: Sense Holidays Volunteer

Join us on a Sense Holiday
Meet new people, try new challenges, explore new ways of communicating and visit new places – all whilst supporting disabled people to enjoy these experiences too. If this sounds like your kind of holiday, then why not join us this year!
Our holidaymakers and you
On Sense Holidays, groups of disabled people with complex needs - children, young people and adults - pack their bags for a jam-packed week of new activities, friendships and lots of laughs.
As a Sense Holiday volunteer, you’ll be part of a team making sure each break is the very best experience it can be for everyone involved. You’ll need to be enthusiastic, positive, open-minded and willing to be flexible. In return, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind experience. We welcome volunteers each year from a huge range of backgrounds. The unique contribution each volunteer makes, no matter your skills and experience, enables each and every holidaymaker to try new things and make new connections in a safe and supported environment.
Whatever your background and experience you will learn something – either about a new communication method, how to break down barriers for those with additional needs, or about the value of team work. You will come away with a memory full of magical little moments and a heart full of pride in what the holidaymakers enjoyed and achieved and what you did to make that possible.
Applications are now open for volunteering on 2020 Sense Holidays.


Opportunity: Social Volunteer

Revitalise is a national charity that has been providing respite holidays for disabled people and carers for over 50 years. We have three Revitalise centres, one in Chigwell in Essex, Southampton and Southport, each providing a wide range of accessible activities, excursions and entertainment.

We are very lucky to have dedicated volunteers, who provide companionship and support to our guests, ensuring they have a truly unforgettable holiday and we would love you to join them. Our volunteers form a crucial part of the Revitalise team and our guests always tell us that a big part of what makes their holiday so special are the volunteers.

Our Social Volunteers provide companionship and social support to our guests. Friendly, enthusiastic volunteers, create the holiday atmosphere just by being there!


Opportunity: Social Buddy

You’ll be helping your buddy to reach the life goal they’ve set themselves, such as using money, doing something new, being more active, letting their hair down, staying out late, using their mobile phone, pursuing an interest or making a new friend.


Opportunity: Events Manager Volunteer

As Event Manager, you’ll be organising an event or events that appeal to you, your own network and your own community. You will receive support from your local Community Fundraising Manager who will guide you through planning and executing an event via a course in events management that can lead to an accreditation from the Open College Network (Level 2)


Opportunity: Fundraising Grant Application Writer

To support us in our funding application processes to be able to pay running costs of the organisation and volunteer expenses to continue delivering our services free of charge to the community.


Opportunity: Social Media Volunteer

To implement and develop LADPP*s social media strategy, in order to increase the charity*s profile and share useful information with our community.


Opportunity: Digital Skills Volunteer

Some of our students have a learning disability; some may have physical disabilities, ill mental health or autism. We focus on what people can do, rather than what they cannot. The aim of this role is to help students to improve their digital skills and confidence with technology.


Opportunity: Play and Chat Volunteer - Bromley / Chigwell

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.


Opportunity: Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

Volunteers would conduct fun and engaging one-hour workshops to train children on eye care and eye health and help them be change agents as Eye Heroes for eye health with adults in their social circles.

Volunteers have the option to become a Local Lead for Eye Heroes if there isn*t one in the area. Local Leads are our main point of contact for coordinating and communicating future workshops in a specific region. Volunteers who choose to be Local Leads will contact schools, recruit more volunteers for the workshops, and promote Eye Heroes with the local community and local partners.

The volunteer will lead the workshop using the toolkit and resources provided by Eye Heroes. The volunteer will interact and engage with the children using games, videos, role play and interactive activities. The teachers are expected to be in the classroom to provide supervision. The Lead volunteer would coordinate with the school on the logistics planning for the workshop.


Opportunity: PEARL Volunteer

Volunteers will have the chance to work with different children and help create and run exciting activities on a weekly basis (i.e. baking cakes, making erupting volcanoes, dance, hydrotherapy, sports) using the school’s excellent facilities (i.e. sensory, soft-play, food technology rooms, hydrotherapy pool, cycle track). The school encourages volunteers to make their own idea contributions or offer any personal skills that they may be able to share with the children.


Opportunity: Music Volunteer

To support student engagement in our music classes.


Opportunity: English Group Teacher

Provide our users with the English skills they need, in order to achieve their goals.


Opportunity: Children's & Young People's Buddy, Tower Hamlets

Sense is running an exciting and innovative new volunteer led buddying service in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, providing 1 to 1 and/or group buddying to children and young people with disabilities. Children and young people will be supported by volunteers to access services and activities in the area that they are interested in, this could vary from play to learning to climb, to concerts or sports. Volunteers will be supported by a service coordinator and buddying assistants.


Opportunity: Spectrum Link

To provide a befriending service for children in the Camden area who have mental and physical disabilities and to provide them with opportunities that they may otherwise not have access to. This also enables parents to have a small amount of respite, so it is for the benefit of the children, parents, and you as volunteers!


Opportunity: Event Speaker Volunteer

Deliver talks to community groups such as rotary clubs, faith groups, schools and business with the aim of increasing understanding of hearing loss, tinnitus and deafness. Raising awareness of Action on Hearing Loss’s work in the community, and motivating groups to fundraise.


Opportunity: Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer

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.


Opportunity: Association Visitor

Association Visitors act as the main contact for people living with MND (this includes the person with MND, their family and carer) on behalf of the Association. They keep in regular contact offering confidential emotional support, and accurate information to enable people with MND to make informed choices.


Opportunity: Horticulture Volunteer

We provide training, personal development and educational opportunities to disabled people and those facing health-related barriers to employment, so that they can progress towards their individual goals for life, participation in the community and employment.


Opportunity: Session Cycling Volunteer

You will play a key role in the practical deliver of our inclusive cycling sessions with the help of cycle instructors.


Opportunity: Activities Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers who could give a small amount of time to work one-to-one with a member or with a small group of members at our day centre for people with acquired brain injury.

We are particularly looking for people with writing skills, computer skills, art & craft skills, cooking and gardening skills.


Opportunity: Reach Out Volunteer Support

To support families with a child or adult with Autism


Opportunity: My Community Volunteer

The project will help people improve their travel, monetary, social and digital skills. We are expecting people to be happier and will have had their lives improved by the project. They’ll feel more linked in with their friends and community outside of Share hours.


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