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Volunteer Assistant Play Worker

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Do you love having fun with children while being active? Do you want to support children to develop their self-esteem and confidence through play?

Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

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Eye Heroes is the UK’s first child-led campaign to fight avoidable blindness. Children are trained through volunteer-led interactive workshops to become eye health champions and inform adults in their communities about eye health and the benefits of regular eye tests. We are looking for volunteers to conduct one-hour workshops with children aged 8 – 12 years old in schools and after-school clubs.

Young Carers' Volunteer Activity Worker

Volunteer with Family Action; Islington and Camden Young Carers’ Service and help support Young Carers emotional health and wellbeing.

Young Carers are a particularly vulnerable population and some challenges they can face include increased isolation from peers, increased risk for depression and anxiety and lack of time to engage in fun and pro-social activities in the community.

Young Carers' Volunteer Mentor

Volunteer with Family Action; Islington and Camden Young Carers’ Service and help support Young Carers emotional health and wellbeing.

Young Carers are a particularly vulnerable population and some challenges they can face include increased isolation from peers, increased risk for depression and anxiety and lack of time to engage in fun and pro-social activities in the community.

Shop Trolley Volunteer

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Cheerful volunteers needed to work with another volunteer to take the shop trolley to the wards, selling items from the WH Smith shop trolley to patients, staff and visitors. Need to be reliable, friendly, confident with handling small change and happy to walk around a busy hospital. Trolley leaves at 930 am and is back for 12 noon.

Social Volunteer

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Revitalise is a national charity that provides respite holidays for disabled people and carers. Our guests always tell us that a big part of what makes their holiday so special are the volunteers!

Care Support Volunteer

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Revitalise is a national charity that provides respite holidays for disabled people and carers. Our guests always tell us that a big part of what makes their holiday so special are the volunteers!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Policy and Strategy Volunteer

Could you help an international health charity produce a Strategic Plan 2020 – 2030 by helping the President/CEO to write the plan that will guide its direction and have positive impact for the health in Africa for the next ten years?

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research.

Redbridge HIV Prevention Volunteer

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To support the Redbridge HIV prevention team by engaging with individuals and communities in Redbridge to promote the importance of HIV testing and safer sex and signposting services.

Desirable skills and experience

- Ability to engage effectively with Black African or MSM communities

- Excellent communication and active listening skills

- A basic understanding of the issues relating to HIV and AIDS, or willingness to learn

Commitment: Minimum 6 month commitment

Location: Various locations around Redbridge.

Enfield Peer Educator

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The Health Promotion team in Enfield are looking for a volunteer to help provide information and support around HIV prevention to individuals to communities in Enfield.

The right volunteer will help the team to:

• Provide short, factual presentations on HIV and/or the Terrence Higgins Trust.

• Run outreach stalls, both as a team, and independently to engage members of the community to take an HIV test

• Visiting barber shops and salons to run outreach sessions

Outdoor Explainer Volunteer

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to support the outdoor team at Kenwood House in ensuring all visitors have an enjoyable and safe visit.

Based outside, in the immediate vicinity of Kenwood House you will:

• Provide a physical presence to all those using the grounds closest to Kenwood House, helping to preserve and protect the building and the Estate

• Be a friendly point of contact to those outside, answering questions and providing directions to parts of the estate

Garden Volunteer

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We are looking for volunteers to join the busy team of gardeners at Kenwood House and Estate to assist with the presentation and maintenance of the garden.

As a member of the garden team you will:

• Carry out horticultural tasks as required by members of the Gardens Team e.g. weeding, pruning, planting, irrigation, path sweeping, grass-edging and sowing

• Develop an understanding of the history of the garden and the significance of the plants and planting schemes

• Answer questions from visitors accurately and with confidence

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