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Education Assistants

The Ragged School Museum is offering an exciting opportunity to join their successful Education Team. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with excellent communication skills to help deliver educational sessions to visiting primary schools. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with children or if you want to work in the museum/heritage sector. Volunteers will need to commit to one day a week (10.15am to 1.15pm) for an ongoing period (Monday or Friday only).

Community Advocate (Mental Health)

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Do you want to give your time to help to empower mental health service users to get their voice heard with issues regarding their care & treatment?

Would you like to learn about how to work with difficult to engage service users and brush up on skills such as active listening, empathy and building a rapport?

To volunteer as a community mental health advocate for Rethink Mental Illness contact Kat Moore for more information and an application form.

Volunteer Tutor - English or Maths

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Volunteering with Action Tutoring is an easy and rewarding way to make a difference to the lives of young people living in your community. By volunteering and tutoring for just one hour a week, you will be able to directly support pupils facing socio-economic disadvantages to build their confidence and help ensure they leave school with the grades needed to build a bright future.

Technology and Online Support

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Are you passionate about the power of technology? Do you believe that technology should be accessible to all? We need you to help people with sight loss set up, troubleshoot and provide guidance on using technology in their home. You will provide support with a wide range of equipment from TVs and mobile phones, to talking book players and e-readers. An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure check is required for this role.

IT Specialist and Online Support

Do you have skills and experience in IT, smartphones and tablet technology? Put your problem solving skills and expertise to use by supporting people with sight loss to use their computers, tablets and smart phones. We need you to troubleshoot problems, set up devices and provide basic guidance for people with sight loss to use technology and get online.

Speaker Scheme Volunteer

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Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing not just the UK, but the world. We need your help to prevent some of these shocking facts:

3 people die from diabetes- related complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure every hour. That’s more deaths from diabetes than breast and prostate cancer combined.

Events Volunteer

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Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing not just the UK, but the world. We need your help to prevent some of these shocking facts:

* 3 people die from diabetes- related complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure every hour. That’s more deaths from diabetes than breast and prostate cancer combined.

* Finally, 10% of the NHS budget is spent on treating the complications of people with diabetes that’s £1m an hour.

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.

Befriender

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We’re looking for volunteers to befriend elderly people in the local area.

Befrienders will visit isolated or housebound elderly people living on the Regents Park estate or Crown Estate, or the wider Euston area. To carry out this role, you should be a good talker and listener, provide company and new interest and make friendly phone calls between visits. If visiting a housebound person, befrienders will take the housebound person out in a wheelchair for a walk or a visit to the shops.

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.

Events and Outings Assistant

Whether it’s a local trip for the afternoon, a day trip to the coast, or an event at one of our community centres, we always need volunteers to help out at events and outings with St. Pancras Community Association’s Older People’s Project. Our volunteers enable older people who need assistance in a wheelchair or need a helper because of a mental health issue to come out on trips and enjoy a day out.

Befriending Volunteer

Help your local community by Befriending older people in their homes. These people are often housebound and because of this have become lonely and isolated from society. This will involve telephoning and visiting someone in their home or supporting them to get out of the house. The person you visit may have a physical impairment; dementia; or mental health difficulties. This is something you can do weekdays, weekends, or evenings.

Teaching Assistant

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The Latin Programme - Via Facilis has been running for 10 years achieving great results

in Literacy and language learning in low achieving Primary Schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of London’s young people.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)Tutor

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VOLUNTEER TUTORS NEEDED

United Migrant Workers Education Project (UMWEP) is looking for volunteer tutors to deliver its Alternative Education Model (AEM). We welcome experienced ESOL and ICT Tutors/Assistant Tutors, but also those with an interest in non-formal adult education. You don’t need a teaching qualification to join our project, but we require you have a good standard of the subject you want to teach.

Educational Mentoring

Salusbury World is a small charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London. We are looking for educational mentors to support refugee pupils at two secondary schools in Brent. You will have the chance to help a vulnerable young person build their confidence, improve and strengthen their English and develop their academic abilities. Our mentoring project has a proven track record - a few hours of your time each week will make a big difference to the young person’s life!

Data Entry Volunteer

Marchmont Community Centre’s Community Worker with Older People needs a student or students to help update and input data on centre users.

Could you help us create and update a new database? We need to input all our paper-based information onto a new database and the end result will help us to capture the demographic of our users and provide all our service deliverers with crucial, up to date personal information about our clients in the event of an emergency.

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Assisting in our Charity Shop

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Helping out in our shop could be a great way to get a welcome break from studies and exams, while at the same time knowing that your time is contributing towards raising funds to help deliver services to older people in the borough of Camden. A particular interest in books, film, antiques or clothes could help with us getting best prices for our donations.

Dementia Befriending Volunteer

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Visiting someone living with dementia or memory loss is very rewarding. We are looking for people who can commit to making a weekly visit to someone for a year, to help alleviate isolation and keep these older people engaged with their communities. People live all over Camden, so a willingness to travel is necessary.

Completion of on-line training in Dementia Awareness is a prerequisite to becoming a befriender.

Other training is provided and out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

In-Patient Unit Volunteer

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St John’s Hospice In-Patient unit relies on volunteers 7 days per week. They support the delivery of services on the unit and allow for trained staff to focus on and deliver care to the highest standard possible.

The key duties of In-Patient unit volunteers include:

* Help patients to order lunch and dinner throughout their stay

* Serve meals to patients’ rooms

* Check Coffee Bar ensuring surfaces and sink are clean, cups are washed and there is a supply of coffee, tea, sugar and biscuits.

School Holidays Activities Programme Volunteer

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(**NEW**) WEST EUSTON TIME BANK [IMAGE]

SUMMER FAMILY ACTIVITIES VOLUNTEER

Are you a fun and friendly person? Do you relish a challenge? Do you enjoy helping with family activities?

Get involved with West Euston Time Bank’s Summer Family Activities Programme, with events ranging from picnics in the park, cooking sessions, gardening, painting and craft workshops, to movie-making, there are lots of opportunities for a keen volunteer to help with and to get their teeth stuck into.

Afterschool & Homework Clubs Volunteer

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteer teaching assistants for two after school clubs run by a local Time Bank from 4.30 - 6.30 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays during school term-time at a nearby small community centre on the Regents Park Estate, NW1. To help and support children from 8- 11 years of age (key stage 2) with homework and a range of exciting cross community and intergenerational linked projects. If interested please ring us on 0207 383 4382.

Front-of-House Volunteer

Our front-of-house volunteers are the public face of Benjamin Franklin House - from running our Box Office and Shop to leading tours of the House for our visitors - and assist us for 1 day per week.

Our front-of-house volunteers also assist the House management team in a variety of areas including marketing, organisation of public events, and general maintenance.

Football Coach

Have fun volunteering for local kids!

Gain some real life experience!

Got some spare time to help out local young people in the Euston/Tottenham Court Road area?

Come join us at Fitzrovia Youth in Action!

We are looking for committed volunteers who can help us deliver sports and football sessions to local schools and community groups. Or be part of a dynamic team helping to shape this exciting new programme.

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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