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Major Gifts Volunteer

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What you’d be doing

* Supporting our Major Gifts Team with administrative duties, including keeping our database up to date and writing content for letters/promotional materials and our website

* Helping at organised VIP events like our Carol Service and Fundraising Dinner, as well as our Corporate Volunteering Days

Qualities/Experience/Skills needed

* Previous fundraising experience isn’t essential

* Confident communicator, both verbally and written, with an eye for detail

Services Volunteer

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SANE is a leading UK mental health charity working to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

Our vision: a time when no one has to face the distress or isolation that results from coping with mental illness alone. We believe everyone should have someone to turn to and the right to live a full life - not just survive.

Our volunteer roles offer support, information and guidance to people affected by mental illness:

Adult Literacy Project

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Training Link needs enthusiastic volunteers to be literacy tutors once a week for about an hour for at least 3 months. Our project helps learners develop their reading, writing, spelling and grammar. Volunteer tutors meet their learner weekly: time and venue to be agreed (not in someone’s home).

We pay reasonable travel expenses and provide materials. Support for volunteers: review meetings and guidance on teaching materials.

No previous mentoring or tutoring experience necessary, just be patient, supportive and positive.

Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

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Could you inspire young people to learn through nature?

Our Wild Schools project enables children to explore the curriculum in the beautiful outdoor setting of West Ham Park which maximises their learning experience.

Our volunteers guide and support groups of children with learning activities.

Sessions take place all-year’round during term-time on weekdays and last approximately 3 hours.

Wild East Project Volunteer

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Do you enjoy working with community groups and children?

Our Wild East project connects people all ages with the hidden nature and history of two well-loved green spaces in East London.

Volunteers engage with families and community groups in a variety of outdoor activities; they will use their creativity to find new ways to engage with the public and will support individual and small groups in discovering wildlife, habitats and the history of these two remarkable places.

Get Set to Go Volunteer Sports Navigator

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Interested in supporting people in mental distress and helping them to improve their fitness and wellbeing? Looking for a career in mental health? If you are open minded and have a keen interest in mental health and sport, this role is for you.

Senior Shop Volunteer

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Looking for experience in a retail environment?

Our busy and successful shop on Camden Road sells entirely donated goods whose profits provide important income for Mind in Camden. It is not part of a national chain and all the income goes to Mind in Camden.

We are looking for a Senior Volunteer to help run the shop and to take responsibility when the manager is absent.

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.

Awareness Volunteer

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Pancreatic Cancer Action is a national charity who aims to improve the survival of men and women diagnosed with pancreatic cancer patients by raising awareness of symptoms and risk factors, funding research into early diagnosis, campaigning for more funding and providing patients with information and support.

As part of our awareness drive we are looking for volunteers who can help us raise funds as well as disseminate vital information about the disease.

Intern

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Aspierations is an advocate group for people with Asperger Syndrome in the corporate world.

Our dedicated recruitment channel is due to be launched early Autumn and a new website is currently in development. This will help us go forward and therefore makes for a highly exciting time for an intern to join us!

Cooking or Hosting Volunteers

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FoodCycle takes food that would have been thrown in the bin but is perfectly good to eat into a three course meal for people in our community. We tackle food poverty and loneliness by getting communities together to eat a healthy vegetarian meal. If you like getting creative, eating good food and having a chat then this is the opportunity for you!

Saturday Club Volunteer

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Every Saturday we run a varied list of activities that our members can attend as they choose including: learning corner, a supper club, cookery groups, Zumba, karaoke, bowling etc. Our base serves as venue for people to hang out, spend time with their friends and most importantly aims to help the health and wellbeing of adults with learning disabilities. We are also running bigger day trips to places like Lego Land, Chessington, museums, exhibitions and galleries

Psychology / Mental Health Placement Student

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If you’re a student or graduate looking for more experience in the mental health sector and are keen to challenge yourself

A placement with us is an opportunity to work directly with a diverse client group, make a significant impact, and learn about the changing landscape of mental health and social care, and voluntary and community services.

Project Assistant (Community Outreach and Development)

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Do you have a good level of English and Spanish and a genuine interest in volunteer management? Do you want to support a small, user-led charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you! Since 1989, LADPP has been providing services to Spanish and Portuguese speakers, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on those with disabilities. Chiefly our users are from Latin America but we also work with people from Europe and Africa.

Digital Inclusion Volunteer

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Do you have a good level of English and Spanish and a genuine interest in volunteer management? Do you want to support a small, user-led charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you! Since 1989, LADPP has been providing services to Spanish and Portuguese speakers, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on those with disabilities. Chiefly our users are from Latin America but we also work with people from Europe and Africa.

Visitor Assistant

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Visitor Assistants are the face of Highgate Cemetery. They are responsible for welcoming visitors, selling tickets and sharing information. Our best visitor assistants always have a smile on their face and provide a warm welcome to anyone coming into the cemetery. No previous experience necessary, training provided.

Museum Assistant

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Featuring over 12,000 original items from the unique Robert Opie Collection, discover how well-loved brands evolved through their creative use of packaging and advertising - and how we evolved with them. The history of consumer culture is revealed decade by decade in our ?time tunnel?, from the naive charm of the Victorian era to the sophistication of today.

Volunteer Intern

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Smart Works is a UK charity that provides high quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to women in need. We give women the confidence, the self-belief and the practical tools they require to succeed at interview and start a new chapter in their life.

Volunteer / Shop Volunteer

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Volunteer in an Oxfam shop for as little as four hours a week and you’ll join a

powerful movement of people united by one goal - an end to poverty, for everyone.

Volunteering:

Most of the roles in are inside the shop, so it is retail - customer service, till

operations and some shops also sells online.

What we offer?

- References provided to future employers.

- Work experience.

- Training and support.

- Local travel and lunch expenses paid in line with Oxfam’s policy.

Volunteer Sales Assistant

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We need dedicated volunteers to work at our Flagship store on Brompton road which is located in the popular shopping area of Knightsbridge. You will have a keen eye for fashion to sort and price appropriately the designer items we regularly receive. You will have excellent customer service skills and provide a high end shopping experience. You will be experienced in operating tills and handling cash. Training will be provided. As a volunteer you will be helping to raise money for the Octavia Foundation and support the work they do in the local community.

Community Events Ambassador

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The main aim of the Ambassador Programme is to represent Noah’s Ark at various community events in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. It is not always possible for us to attend all events and therefore your help would really make a difference in helping us raise awareness and funds. It is hoped that volunteers can commit to supporting in this role for a minimum of 12 months, but this can be flexible.

Frontline Adult Support Volunteer

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Body & Soul are a charity dedicated to transforming the impact of childhood adversity, supporting people of all ages affected by family disruption, suicidal behaviour and HIV. We deliver a proven transformational programme for people of all ages who have experienced significant childhood adversity We believe that people should be able to live their lives free from shame, and no one should have their life chances reduced because of traumatic experiences in their past. We also believe that transformational change does not have an age limit.

Volunteer Assistant Youth Worker

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Are you passionate about supporting and inspiring young people? Do you have a particular skill or life experience that could be used to organise fun activities that could help young people to learn and develop new skills set?

Healthy Minds Academy Volunteer

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The Camden Hub is launching the Healthy Minds Academy to help us build a network of volunteering opportunities aimed at increasing wellbeing through creating events and activities accessible to the whole community. This is a unique learning opportunity in which you can be part of real meaningful change for the community and health and social care sector more broadly. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving wellbeing of the community.

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