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Sports & Outdoor Games Playworker

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Do you enjoy playing sports and/or being outdoors’ Islington Play Association is a local children’s charity that runs six adventure playgrounds, a children’s centre and a number of play focussed projects across the London Borough of Islington. We’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic Sports & Outdoor Games Playworker volunteer to take a lead in running sports and outdoor games sessions for children aged 6+ on our adventure playgrounds.

Hear to Help Hearing Aid Support Volunteer

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of hearing aid users’ Your time could make a real difference to the people we support, and raising deaf awareness throughout society as a whole. We are looking for volunteers to provide support and advice to hearing aid users, their families, carers, community groups and professionals in the area. Please be advised that this role does not involve the use of BSL.

Festival Stewarding

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Friday, 11 May 2018

We’re looking for a team of dedicated stewards to help us run the world’s largest philosophy and music festival - HowTheLightGetsIn. If you would like the opportunity to hear some of the world’s leading thinkers, plus access to incredible live music, then we want to hear from you. In return for their shifts, stewards get a festival pass which gets them access to all the festival’s incredible debates and events. Although we can’t provide food for staff, all stewards get a jammy discount at the festival eateries along with a free camping pace on the festival campsite.

Research Skills Trainer

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Do you have research skills that you can share with others’ Train a group of people who have experienced mental illness in research skills and empower them to shape their local mental health services.

At The Advocacy Project we help marginalised people speak up, understand their rights and make choices, we offer advocacy and user involvement services to support people to have a say on the issues that matter to them.

Enrich the List Volunteer

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and Historic England are looking for 20 volunteers interested in community, heritage, or the build environment to take part in a short project that will tell the stories of local buildings and what they mean to them.

The project will be run over 3 weeks and involve 3 workshops and some independent field work. It will give you the fantastic chance to develop transferable skills of teamwork, research skills, creative, communication and digital media skills which will look great on any job or university application.

Volunteer Tour Guide

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At Oaklands School, we passionately believe that students should be exposed to a wide range of cultural opportunities. Living in Tower Hamlets, one of the most deprived boroughs in the country, many of our students lack the cultural capital of other young people. Many of our students have not been to many museums and therefore part of our enrichment program involves taking them to museums and showing them how to engage with the exhibits.

Outcomes Support Role

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Do you like working with people? Are you training as a therapist? Are you able to engage and develop a rapport with people with communication disability? Ae you a good listener, careful and meticulous?

If so, I should be delighted to hear from you.

Come and meet our peer led groups within the Blackfriars area of London. It is a great opportunity to meet people with acquired communication disability, to learn about the impact of disability, and what can help

Outcomes Champion

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Do you have an interest in health and how we measure outcomes’ Do you like working with people? Are you training as a therapist? Are you good with spreadsheets and do you have a tidy mind with a quest for detail and completion? If so, I should be delighted to hear from you. Come and meet our peer led groups within the Blackfriars area of London.

Collaborators

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Element is a young social enterprise that runs arts projects exploring purpose, motivation and creativity with care leavers. Our projects consist of group sessions that use visual art, performance art and creative writing to provide a fun space for young people to express themselves, socialise and be creative. Through this we aim to improve soft skills, build confidence, and encourage care leavers to take ownership over their lives and daily routines.

CALM HQ Help

Do you want to make a difference to people affected by suicide? Come into CALM HQ to help us support our supporters to raise money for and awareness of CALM. We’ve had a massive increase in orders and can’t fulfil them without the help of excellent people like you!

CALM works to prevent male suicide, the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. We provide a helpline and webchat services and campaign to change the conversation about masculinity and suicide.

Outdoor Education Volunteer

Wild Schools aim to deliver great learning experiences to local primary students through outdoor education.

Using the varied environment of the West Ham Park, sessions are delivered in all primary subjects which are engaging, hands on and memorable. Each session is designed to suit the needs of a specific class in collaboration with the teacher.

So far we have taught over 5000 students outside since the project began in October 2016 in subjects as diverse as maths, art, local history and geography.

Workshop Facilitator Volunteer

Application deadline: 
Monday, 30 April 2018

Do you have experience facilitating workshops’ Would you like to help disabled people launch their careers?

We are looking for volunteers that are able to facilitate development workshops for our clients to help prepare them for work placements and employment.

Leonard Cheshire volunteers perform a wide range of highly valued roles and we are always looking for new people to get involved. Our volunteers find this a valuable, rewarding and even life changing experience.

Employment Preparation Volunteer

Application deadline: 
Monday, 30 April 2018

Do you have experience of the world of work? Would you like to help disabled people launch their careers?

We are looking for volunteers that are able to provide support to prepare our clients for employment, including support with CVs and job searches. We are looking for volunteers to commit to 2 hours per week, between 9-5, Monday-Friday. Our employment programmes support disabled people to become ready for work. For many people, it is the stepping stone into full, unsupported employment.

Project Admin Volunteers - Debt Intervention Service

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In April 2018, Age UK Westminster will launch a pilot Debt Intervention service. This service will support vulnerable older people who are struggling to manage debt or at a high risk of falling into debt.

We have vacancies for two Project Admin Volunteers who will provide administrative support, recording client data, writing up case studies and helping with email/postal correspondence.

Digital Debt Intervention Volunteers

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In April 2018, Age UK Westminster will launch a pilot Debt Intervention service. This service will support vulnerable older people who are struggling to manage debt or at a high risk of falling into debt.

We have vacancies for two Digital Debt Intervention Volunteers. Our Digital Debt Intervention volunteers will provide further support to our service users, by training them how to use online services (banking, shopping etc) and money management apps.

Creative Film-Making for International Development Internship

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Do you have video editing skills and a creative mind that you would like to use to influence decision makers and share the voices of local women leading and involved in projects for empowerment and poverty relief? 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.

Data Entry Volunteer

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Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA) is a charity working to create positive change in people’s lives. As well as homes and support, we empower people to learn, access work and discover their creative talents. We work with people who have experienced homelessness, drug and alcohol dependency, people with mental health problems, disabilities and complex needs. Our work enables people to move on and lead independent lives.

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.

Side by Side Volunteer

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Side By Side volunteers provide invaluable, person centred opportunities for people living with Dementia. You could enable someone to take part in social and recreational activities – staying connected to the things they love such as listening to music, enjoying a good conversation, keeping active in the local community or leisure centre or giving someone the confidence to take part in groups. Your involvement will enable people with dementia, help them feel less isolated or lonely and focus on their individual strengths.

Academic Mentor

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Oaklands School is an 11-19 school with a small but well established sixth form in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

The majority of our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and are often in receipt of Free School Meals, as well as the 16-19 Bursary. Despite this, a large number of them aspire to continue onto higher education.

Case Studies Volunteer

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Do you believe in the power of a story? We are looking for a confident communicator to help us share the stories of volunteers across the UK.

Leonard Cheshire is a charity supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. We have over 3000 volunteers in the UK.

Our Case Studies Volunteer will:

- Collect case studies from volunteer coordinators all over the UK

- Support volunteer coordinators to write good case studies

Education and Activities Volunteer

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Love art and heritage and want to share your passion with the next generation? Recently opened to the public, Turner’s House in Twickenham was built in 1813 to the designs of England’s great landscape painter, J.M.W. Turner, working here as his own architect to create a quiet retreat for himself. This is a great opportunity to get involved at an exciting time for Turner’s House and gain experience in the culture and heritage sector.

Debt Project Administrator (Project Support)

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We provide free confidential advice, information and support.

Our vision is of an increasingly self-confident community that works locally for economic progress and social justice; of a community service that moves beyond citizen information and advice to enablement and empowerment, that is responsive to the diverse needs and aspirations of the people it serves, and that communicates effectively and efficiently; a service that puts community problem-solving at its heart.

Conversation in English Tutor

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We provide free confidential advice, information and support.

Our vision is of an increasingly self-confident community that works locally for economic progress and social justice; of a community service that moves beyond citizen information and advice to enablement and empowerment, that is responsive to the diverse needs and aspirations of the people it serves, and that communicates effectively and efficiently; a service that puts community problem-solving at its heart.

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