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BEFRIENDING AND MENTORING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

NEXT TRAINING 20 & 27 SEPTEMBER 2018

Family Friends carefully recruits, trains and matches volunteers with parents, children or adolescents in West London.

Could you give two hours of your time a week and a minimum 6 months’ commitment to a family?

Are you a good listener with an empathetic nature?

Can you withhold judgement?

Are you reliable?

Are you over 23 years of age?

Volunteer Depot Team Member

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Free of charge, The Felix Project collects good quality food from suppliers. We check it’s fresh and then deliver it to charities so they can give vulnerable people a healthy meal or snack. Put simply, we’re saving food and changing lives.

Volunteer Assistant Driver

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Free of charge, The Felix Project collects good quality food from suppliers. We check it’s fresh and then deliver it to charities so they can give vulnerable people a healthy meal or snack. Put simply, we’re saving food and changing lives.

Multimedia Volunteer

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We are looking to recruit a Multimedia Volunteer. As a Multimedia Volunteer you will be helping out with our audio-visual production process and assisting on photo and/or video shoots.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.

Admin Volunteer

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Admin Volunteer Needed! By taking on this new role you will play an integral part in supporting the smooth running of our busy and ever-evolving organisation. The services and activities we run in this busy, multi-cultural, inner city area. You will help with a variety of tasks, from helping to design posters to compiling data to meeting and greeting visitors.

Healthy Living Volunteer

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Healthy Living Volunteers Wanted! Help improve the health and wellbeing of older people by taking part in fun physical activates at our friendly community centre. We are looking for caring, reliable people to encourage and facilitate older people to join in with games and activities as part of our Healthy Living Program.

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.

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

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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

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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.

Personal Fitness Volunteer

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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

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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

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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

Strategic Development Intern

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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.

Legal Affairs Intern

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The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 and is now providing an opportunity for a law student or graduate to take up a place in the charity working with refugees and migrants in the UK. The successful applicant will become the Legal Team Leader and be responsible for the running of the ACAA’s free bi-monthly legal clinic, alongside other volunteer tasks. This role would particularly suit a law graduate with an interest in family and immigration law.

Political Communications Intern

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The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 and is now providing an opportunity for an international relations student or graduate to take up a place in the charity working with refugees and migrants in the UK.

Event Management Intern

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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 organisation, communication and liaising skills, improve their knowledge and understanding of the NGO sector and gain first-hand experience of a grassroots charity via the role of Event Management Intern.

Community and Events Fundraising Volunteer (office based)

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We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to support the community and events fundraising team across all their activities as they raise vital funds from our portfolio of events including our flagship gala event, Night of Ambition, Manchester to London Cycling Challenge, London Marathon and more. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is keen to get a front line experience of a fast paced fundraising environment, obtain a wide understanding of fundraising and gain valuable transferable skills and experience.

Volunteer/Placement Student

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We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving the wellbeing of the community as a whole. You’ll gain valuable, hands-on, front-line experience, learn our way of working and have the opportunity to make a real difference in your community and the health and social care sector more broadly.

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