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Volunteering Projects Volunteer: Internal Digital Communications

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CLIC Sargent volunteers are vital in the fight for young lives against cancer. They are a big part of the reason why we are able to do so much to support children and young people with cancer. From bucket collectors, event volunteers, to housekeepers in our Home from Homes and CLIC Sargent Speakers in the community.

People Development Office Volunteer

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When cancer strikes young lives we families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health. At CLIC Sargent we fight tirelessly for children and young people with cancer, often when they feel they can’t.

Policy and Public Affairs volunteer

We have an exciting opportunity to volunteer within our Policy and Public Affairs team. You will support the team on a wide range of activities and develop your knowledge across multiple social justice issues, including criminal justice, housing and education. Activities might include helping to monitor and analyse the political environment, supporting on researching social justice issues, helping to feed in the views of our service users to our policy positions and drafting briefings on specific issues.

Volunteer Data Assistant

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Are you a data whizz? We need someone for a short term placement of 1-2 days per week for 4 weeks to support our data team to ensure our data is accurate, up to date and GDPR compliant. Our volunteer data assistant will support team to collect data, manipulate Excel spreadsheets in order to spot inconsistencies and errors and answer enquiries from our staff to support them to know which data needs to be collected.

Community Research Project - Social Impact of Specialist Welfare Benefits Advice and Representation

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ILC wants to measure the social and economic impact on individuals, families and communities of the work of the Welfare Benefits Unit, and we’re looking for a UCL student to help us: identify what data would best illustrate our impact, how it can be collected, develop and pilots tools to collect the data (interviews, studies, focus groups, etc.), collect and collate the data, and help us produce and publish an impact report.

Summer Trip Volunteer

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

CARAS Summer Holiday Programme is holiday activities for refugee and asylum seeking young people. Throughout a year CARAS offers educational, practical and recreational support for young people, majority of whom are Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children. Holidays can be very isolating for newly arrived young people, due to many activities and school stopping and limited access to other activities.

With CARAS Summer Holiday Programme we aim to provide fun, engaging, day trips for whole group as well as a three day residential trip to Hindleap Warren Centre.

Fundraising Officer

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Fundraising Officer to join our team in supporting the Development Manager raise funds for CARAS projects. You’ll be helping to develop our supporter network, manage our community fundraising activities and events, research and draft applications, represent CARAS at community/networking events, and organising and support our volunteers!

We offer regular support/supervision meetings with your manager, as well as role-specific training and opportunities to learn outside the scope of your role.

Summer Play Scheme Assistant

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Monday, 30 July 2018

Do you want to part of facilitating families rebuild their lives through fun activities?

Do you want to gain experience of working with children and families’

Are you able to support mothers and children bond and create happy memories’

If so, we really need your help.

We are looking for energetic and passionate volunteers who are able to make a difference to the lives of families who have been affected by domestic abuse.

Exhibition Assistant

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Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 31 October 2018

This exhibition, War & Trade, portrays the different merchant ship types and the experiences of their merchant seaman crews.

The project is being supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and offers lots of ways for volunteers to get involved. There are opportunities to:

➢ Research & write blog articles

➢ Gain practical experience in object handling, display, and exhibition set up

➢ Write and present informal mini-lectures for visitors

Drop-In Volunteer

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Women@thewell are looking for enthusiastic Drop In Volunteers.

We are a women-only service located in Kings Cross dedicated to supporting women whose lives are affected by or at risk of being affected by prostitution. Most women who use our services have multiple and complex needs including: problematic drug and alcohol abuse, mental health difficulties, rough sleeping and trafficking.

Drop In

1. Greeting all service users in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the service.

Kitchen Volunteer

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Women@thewell are looking for enthusiastic Kitchen Volunteers.

We are a women-only service located in Kings Cross dedicated to supporting women whose lives are affected by or at risk of being affected by prostitution. Most women who use our services have multiple and complex needs including: problematic drug and alcohol abuse, mental health difficulties, rough sleeping and trafficking.

Smoking Cessation Volunteer Champions

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Volunteers needed to help with smoking cessation

Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

ACTSA is the successor organisation to the anti-apartheid movement, we work campaigning for rights, equality and development across southern Africa. We also work to educate and inform on Southern Africa , providing information and analysis on the region.

ACTSA will shortly be re-launching its website and we have a research based volunteer opportunity to work with the ACTSA team to update the ‘Country Information’ section of our website on countries in Southern Africa (15 in total).

Volunteer befriender

Santé supports refugees and asylum seekers who have social care/ health issues. Befrienders will help people to link to services, rebuild confidence, overcome practical problems such as language barriers, and better understand UK culture.

No qualifications are needed although we require a DBS check to ensure you are eligible to work with vulnerable adults. Befrienders need to be accepting, caring, good listeners and assertive.

Ability to speak a refugee language is useful but not essential. Training and support will be provided.

Administrative Volunteer

Our busy referrals team supports our social care services support disabled people across the UK. The role will include answering phones and dealing with the busy referrals inbox and signposting to appropriate services, as well as managing e-brokerage systems and completing expressions of interest often with tight timescales. This role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and gain experience in a busy office environment.

Personal Fitness Volunteer

Perhaps you’re looking for a placement as part of your course? Centra is a non-profit charity, supporting the needs of vulnerable adults in our community, to provide them with life and skills enhancing support. Our service users live independently in purpose built blocks of flats.

Centra has a partnership with the Amy Winehouse Foundation called Amy’s Place, which provides supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

Massage Therapy Volunteer

Perhaps you’re studying a health and beauty, or alternative therapies course; maybe you’re looking for a placement as part of your course; Centra is a non-profit charity, supporting the needs of vulnerable adults in our community, to provide them with life and skills enhancing support. Our service users live independently in purpose built blocks of flats.

Centra has a partnership with the Amy Winehouse Foundation called Amy’s Place, which provides supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

Gentle Exercise Volunteer

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Do you want to facilitate relaxing health and fitness activities in a fun environment? If so, then we are looking for a confident and caring volunteer, who can enrich the physical and mental wellbeing of elderly residents, some of whom have mobility issues.

Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with excellent research and admin skills to join our dynamic small team. You will be an essential part of the fundraising team - identifying and researching new prospects, delivering high quality donor care, managing the contact database and supporting our fundraising efforts across all income streams. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in a growing organisation passionate about supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged children and families

Family Befriender

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The Borough of Westminster has many vulnerable and disadvantaged families. Westminster Befriend a Family works in partnership with local families to provide help and support for vulnerable families. We help to break cycles of disadvantage and social exclusion, helping family cohesion, wellbeing and achievement by providing family support.

We would like to recruit Family Befrienders to

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Youth Council Coordinator

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

As a youth council coordinator, you will be recruiting and training youth council members, supporting them to actively attend various forums and understand the issues, help young people evaluate projects and give suggestions about CARAS’ development, support young people in staff and volunteer recruitment and appraisals and support young people to develop their own skills.

Strategic Development Intern

The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 and is now providing an opportunity for someone who would like to develop their research, communication and strategic thinking skills, improve their knowledge and understanding of the NGO sector and gain first-hand experience of a grassroots charity via the role of Strategic Development Intern.

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