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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.

Enquiries Volunteer (Telephone)

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Join our team of dedicated Enquiry Service volunteers and help us deal with telephone enquiries from local older people, professionals and also families and carers. This is a good way to understand what is available from health and social care for older people and people with long term health conditions. The role involves providing information, and sign-posting to other services /organisations. You need to be confident using computers and learning new information. You will gain good customer service and database experience.

Lunch Club Helper

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Help at our busy lunch club for local older people on weekdays. Become part of a close knit family of staff, volunteers and older people, and muck in with card games, knitting, nattering, tea making, coat taking, listening, serving food and smiling! Get to know our lovely crew, build some great relationships, and feel like you’ve worked like mad and made a real contribution to people’s lives.

Grants and Admin Volunteer (S&I Team)

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Opportunity for a volunteer to support Carers in Camden to access individual grants. If you enjoy helping other people this might be for you. A chance for any student looking to work in: Medicine, Health Care, Adult Social Care, Charities, Support Work, Social Work, Local authority, Funding and Grants.

Develop your research and administration skills. A great role for someone who wants to be involved in something to completion, a chance to complete individual grants and see the results and how they positively impact a carer’s life.

Laughter Therapy group volunteer

Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you like making people laugh. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as Laughter Therapy Group Volunteering, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

All volunteers receive expenses, thorough training, shadowing opportunities, and DBS checks.

Food Growing Volunteer

Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you are interested in conservation and/ or growing vegetables. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as Food Growing Volunteering, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

All volunteers receive expenses, thorough training, shadowing opportunities, and DBS checks.

Bengali Speaking Befriending Volunteer

Are you Bengali or Hindi speaking and interested in befriending an older Bangladeshi woman living locally to UCL? We are looking for someone who is available to help out once a week for a couple of hours by assisting one of our members to go out for a walk or to the shops. Most importantly you must be able to offer some company and the opportunity to speak in Bengali or Hindi.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistant

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Do you like the idea of spending time with and supporting older people?

Age UK Camden provides services and support to older people in Camden borough.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistants engage with people in their homes and in the community providing invaluable practical and emotional support, that helps keep them engaged with the community and their interests.

This role will suit someone who has 1-2 hours a week (excluding travel) during the day, and can commit for up to 12 months.

Wellbeing Volunteer

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Take a central role in our prevention strategy. As a Wellbeing 360 volunteer, you’ll make phone contact with people who have previously been clients of Age UK Islington - checking in to see how they are and entering details of the call into a specially designed computer app. The service plays an invaluable role in identifying people who might be lonely or living in difficult circumstances, and providing appropriate support as a result. With volunteers and clients saying how much they enjoy making and receiving these phone calls, this is a popular and growing team.

Programme Lead

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Are you able to start a conversation regardless of age and background?

Are you the glue of your group?

Do you have a sense of humour?

Can you laugh at yourself?

More importantly can you make others laugh?

Are you good at arranging parties and events?

Are you organised?

If you’ve answered yes, then Newlon Fusions Barnsbury Community Centres Programme Lead will suit you.

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

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!

Regional Outreach Group Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help organising our monthly AJR Regional Group Meetings all around London.

Activities for Older People Volunteer

Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun and engaging activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you want to progress your leadership skills. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as Activities for Older People, and other roles, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

Volunteer Befriender

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Would you like to have the pleasure of knowing that you have helped someone move on in their life and that are more able to take part in society?

As a Volunteer Befriender not only will you make someone feel confident and happy in life, you will find that you yourself have renewed confidence.

Healthy Living Volunteer

Healthy Living Volunteers Wanted! Help improve the health and wellbeing of older people by taking part in fun physical activates at our friendly community centre. We are looking for caring, reliable people to encourage and facilitate older people to join in with games and activities as part of our Healthy Living Program.

Outreach Community Facilitator

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Age UK Camden, Outreach Service are looking for friendly, organised people who are good at planning and have the confidence to facilitate small group activities and social gatherings for older people. These activities will usually be held at Supported Housing or Sheltered accommodation and are aimed at encouraging older people to engage and socialise in the places they live, using common space.

You will be able to commit to a regular slot/ activity.

Bridging Generations - Volunteering With Older People

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Friday, 30 November 2018

We would love to recruit some enthusiastic volunteers to make a difference to the lives of isolated older people at fitness, wellbeing and social sessions. Join the Community Programmes team as a vital volunteer for our older people’s sessions and help bring joy and friendship to the lives of some of the most isolated members of our community.

Saturday Feel Good Club – 11-2pm

Activites Leader

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Marchmont Community Centre needs volunteers to work with older people mainly in our centre.

As an Activities Leader you will set up arts and crafts, IT skills or other activities and facilitate involvement of elderly people in these activities on Monday afternoons, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday mornings. It is a perfect opportunity for volunteers to organize, manage and deliver their projects about arts and crafts, IT skills and other activities, help them to gain communication, teamwork, leadership and project management skills.

Befriender Volunteer

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Would you like to make a difference in a vulnerable person’s life, if yes, you are welcome to volunteer with One Support. We offer a number of volunteering roles for you and if you have an expertise creative, music, sports you are welcome to volunteer, you will really help our people access the community and achieve their goals.

Workshop Leader or Assistant

Lead or support a series of activities either in our community centre in Camden, or in a local organisation, which may be a care home; a residential mental health home; a sheltered housing unit. Share your interests and create a sociable and inclusive environment for older people to participate in. Workshop themes can vary from gardening to dominoes to jewellery making, we want to hear about what skills you have to offer, and what skills you would like to learn! This is something you can do weekdays, weekends, or evenings.

iPad Workshop Assistant

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Interested in working with older people and confident in using a smart phone or iPad? We need you! We are looking for volunteers to help support our iPad and tablet classes that run in community venues in Camden. You will get chance to support our older learners and tutors, share your expertise and maybe learn a skill or two as well.

Telephone Friend

The AJR is a charity that supports Holocaust survivors and refugees.

We have more than 600 members who are over the age of 90 (and thousands creeping towards that age). They may have been very active in their younger days, but many find that old age and ill health means that they are less able to get out and often feel isolated and lonely.

Singing Group Volunteer

Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you are part of a choir or you’re curious about leading a music group. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as Singing Group Volunteering, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

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