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  • Volunteer
    Stratford Upon Avon Added 2018-07-31
    Springfield Mind is a mental health charity that provides wellbeing services across South Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We aim to reduce mental health distress and stigma through a diverse range of services. Our people are the soul of our business and we wouldn't be able to help as many individuals as we do without the skills and experience of volunteers like yourself. Why volunteer? Improve the lives of others Improve yours and others' mental health Improve your CV Meet new people Pass on your skills and expertise Learn from others Our opportunities: Admin Volunteer, Dementia Wellbeing Cafe Volunteer, Fundraising Volunteer, Green Minds Volunteer, Reach Out and Help Volunteer Mentor, Wellbeing Hub Volunteer
  • Volunteer First Aid Responders
    Hartlepool Added 2018-07-31
    Be part of a team that saves lives As an event first aider, you'll provide first aid care to people in need at events. This volunteer role can see you at professional football matches, community and music events You don't need previous first aid experience to become a first aider - we'll give you all the training you need. If you've got good communication skills and want to help people in your community, we'd love to have you on our team. What would you be involved in? Delivery of first aid to the public at community and commercial events as volunteered Ensure that equipment being used is fit for purpose, used correctly and is clean To report defects to equipment and any other operational issues as soon as possible To undertake training for role and keep up to date as needed To maintain patient confidentiality, health and safety at all times To keep appropriate patient treatment records; training received and volunteering hours Represent Heart Medical in a professional manner and follow all appropriate policies and procedures What are we looking for? An enthusiasm for the work of Heart Medical and an appreciation of our values Someone who has an interest in providing first aid to the public at events Someone who has good communication skills, especially with the public and patients Someone who is able to work as part of a team Willing to train as a first aider at events Be physically fit for role. FULL TRAINING GIVEN!
  • Josie's Dragonfly Trust - Volunteer book-keeper
    Newcastle Upon Tyne Added 2018-08-15
    Josie's Dragonfly Trust is a small youth cancer charity based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but supporting 36 hospitals across the UK. We support young people under the age of 25 with incurable cancer, and their families and loved ones. We believe in the power of memory making, and so all of our efforts are focused on trying to give the young patients and their families opportunities to spend quality time together to create special and long-lasting memories. We are looking for a volunteer to help with our book-keeping. We are growing steadily, and looking for someone who can handle our financial patterns to advise the fundraising team. We want to continue making a difference in the lives of these young people. You could be the one to help us do this. The role is a very important one, but would not require a large time commitment; if possible, we would greatly appreciate a volunteer who could commit 2-4 hours per week. The volunteer who fills this role will be able to start immediately, granted that there is some experience of similar work. Please consider using your skills/qualifications to be a part of a team, striving to brighten the lives of young people living with cancer. The team at Dragonfly HQ are looking forward to meeting you. Please contact me to receive a registration form.
  • Volunteer Trainers and Assessors
    Durham Added 2018-07-31
    Teach your life saving skills to others and help us build a nation of first aiders As a trainer or assessor, you'll use your knowledge and experience to deliver and assess our first aid training courses, ensuring that participants are trained to a high standard, and in line with current regulations, policies and protocols. If you're an enthusiastic first aider with good communication skills, we'd love to hear from you. To apply for these roles, you'll need previous first aid experience - either as a workplace first aider, volunteer event first aider, armed forces medic or healthcare professional. We may also provide any extra training you need to excel, including the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) qualification or St John Ambulance Assessor Award.
  • Festival Volunteer
    Bridlington, East Riding Of Yorkshire Added 2019-03-31
    We are looking for volunteers to help us deliver the fifth ArtWaves Festival on the 22 and 23 June 2019! A dedicated event team runs the festival but we're always keen to work with committed and enthusiastic volunteers to help us make the event as safe and enjoyable as possible. You'll need to be available between 9.30am and 5.00pm (though if you can only do a partial day we can work around that). You can volunteer for as many days as you're able to commit to - from just one day, both or even our schools day on the Friday. For more information on roles and details on how to apply please see the below: _________________________________________________________________________ How do I sign up? To sign up as a volunteer you need to complete our online application here On the application you will be able to express your role preferences and availability over the festival weekend. _________________________________________________________________________ What would I be doing? The festival includes a wide range of activities and attractions and so your role can be allocated to a certain area/art form you are interested in. The main job roles for our volunteers are as follows: Greeting and guiding festival visitors Assisting activity artists in creative sessions (including our environmental and street art activities) Assisting young visitors in completing their Arts Award booklets on their explorer mission Encouraging visitor participation Being an ambassador for the festival Leading schools groups in the specially tailored schools day For individuals whom are looking for a more in depth/specific role we are happy to work with you and offer volunteering roles in key areas such as: Media and marketing, event management and artist liaison. _________________________________________________________________________ How old do I need to be? You'll need to be 18 or older to volunteer with us. You will be given a briefing before the festival starts arrive to ensure you completely understand what is required of you. _________________________________________________________________________ What do I get out of it? ArtWaves is a key cultural event in the East Riding and we are working to improve and develop the offering year on year. As a volunteer you are one of the very first faces our visitors see and therefore your role is extremely valued to us. By volunteering with us you are supporting the event and the development of cultural offerings in the East Riding. You will also meet other individuals and become a part of our fantastic team. For those whom are volunteering for a full day we will provide a meal for you. We can't wait to see you in June!
  • Health Coach volunteer
    Norwich, Norfolk Added 2019-01-04
    Exciting new opportunity as a Health Coach Volunteer Are you looking to get more involved with your local community? Will you enjoy helping people better manage their health conditions and wellbeing? If this sounds like you, then Voluntary Norfolk needs you! Voluntary Norfolk is offering you the opportunity, for a few hours a week, to help members of your local community manage their conditions and wellbeing by championing positive health outcomes, utilising goals. What does this involve? Key responsibilities may vary depending on the individual/s the volunteer is visiting, but are likely to include: Engaging in Health Coaching conversations with patients Supporting patients to feel empowered and better manage their long term health conditions Supporting an individual to access social/support groups or healthy living services Reporting any concerns you have about individual patients to the Health Coaching Coordinator If you are a good communicator with interpersonal skills, who is non-judgemental, sympathetic by nature and committed to equal opportunities, with the ability to get to patient houses in the East Norfolk area of Thorpe St Andrew, Sprowston and Old Catton, then this role is for you! Training will be provided in induction sessions provided by Voluntary Norfolk. All applicants to be 18 years and over.
  • Moving Forward Next Steps Personal Support Volunteer
    Guildford, Surrey Added 2019-10-05
    The Next Steps Personal Support service is looking for enthusiastic, committed volunteers to provide 1:1 or 2:1 support to young people living in Surrey, aged 8 - 25 years old, who have a disability or learning difficulty. The service aims to empower young people by: improving their independence; enabling them to have new experiences; providing opportunities to socialise and make friendships; and giving them a voice to express their views on services, community resources and issues that affect their lives. The weekly time commitment of the volunteer role is flexible, depending upon the volunteer's availability. The role involves spending a minimum of one hour a week with a young person, to help deliver the services outlined below. The service offers individual tailored packages for young people based on their assessed needs. Support is offered Surrey-wide and can be provided on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis (where necessary) between 7am and 10pm, 7 days a week. Services can include: Life skills Building self-esteem and independence Access to leisure and community activities Travel training Transition support Social and communication support Attending appointments and meetings Low level healthcare tasks Advocacy for child protection conferences or annual reviews Assistance in job applications and interviews Key activities of volunteers include: Being involved in the running of tailored 1:1 support for disabled children and young people across the county Helping to promote the young people's independence, skills levels and choice Supporting in helping to develop awareness around online safety, fire safety, stranger awareness and relationship awareness Supporting in helping to develop skills and knowledge around cooking, food safety and hygiene and how to cook with a budget Reporting any safeguarding concerns raised by the young people, parents /carers, volunteers or others Ensuring that events and activities are made accessible to all disabled children and young people regardless of the nature of their disability, and irrespective of the child's age, gender, ethnicity, religion, culture or language All these activities are to be carried out with the support and guidance of the Children's Service Manager and Project Coordinator. Skills and experience required: An understanding of people with disabilities and their needs Awareness of the relevance of outreach support work and group work An interest in current issues and how they affect young people Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with service users with challenging needs Ability to relate and communicate with young people Commitment to delivering a high quality service which makes a real difference to young people and their families Commitment to Barnardo's Basis and Values Commitment to Barnardo's Equality and Diversity Policy This in an unpaid, voluntary role. Travel expenses are reimbursed. Volunteer opportunities are available across Surrey, please enquire about locations.
  • Logistics Volunteers
    Durham Added 2018-07-31
    Event logistics It takes more than first aid to keep everyone safe at events. Our radio communications team, volunteer drivers and logistics officers make sure that our skilled first aiders are properly equipped and are in the right place at the right time. The event logistics teams provide our first aiders with the tools they need to do the job, through running radio communications at events, transporting equipment to and from events, and maintaining stocks of first aid supplies. If you're an organisational whiz, have a clean driving licence, or an interest in radio, we'd love to have you on our logistics team.
  • Volunteer Mentors Required!!
    Dover, Kent Added 2019-10-06
    The Young Lives Foundation require volunteers needed for youth mentoring (ages 10-16), providing support to young people experiencing difficulties with issues such as home relationships, school based issues, isolation and risk taking/gang related behaviours. With thorough training and ongoing support, you will be part of a new team in the Dover district, and part of an award winning organisation that can offer you the chance to give something back to your local community, learn new skills and make new friends, but ultimately, make a difference to local young people and change lives
    Kensington and Chelsea Added 2018-08-14
    Family Friends supports disadvantaged families through our network of volunteers where we aim to 'help families to help themselves'. Family Friends is a registered charity set up in 1993 to support disadvantaged families. Through a network of trained volunteers we provide befriending and mentoring services. We help families living in deprived areas of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and South East Brent. Through respect, encouragement and support, we aim to 'help families to help themselves'; to discover their strengths and build on their coping skills. What services we offer? Parent befriending - For parents with a child or children under the age of 16 years. Child/adolescent mentoring - For children/adolescents aged 5 years and above and under 16 years old. 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?Have you lived in the UK for the last 2 years?If yes then please apply Family Friends is an Approved Provider of The Mentoring & Befriending Foundation, a Cabinet Office scheme. NEXT TRAINING 20 & 27 SEPTEMBER 2018
  • Media Officer
    Barnet Added 2018-08-16
    Barnet 1471 Battlefields Society has been set up in August 2017 to work in partnership with the Battle of Barnet Project to help to provide a legacy for the Battle of Barnet and other Hertfordshire battlefields from the Wars of the Roses period (1st and 2nd Battles of St Albans) and to learn more about medieval history. We would like to engage with the communities of Barnet as well as the wider world to promote, protect, educate and engage everyone in medieval history, battlefields and associated warfare. Some of our objectives are to: a) advance public education through the promotion, encouragement, development and dissemination of knowledge of the Battle of Barnet as well as the associated war and warfare of the wars of the roses period b) undertake and support research into the Battle and its landscape, the associated war and warfare and the publication of the results of such research as well as encourage the protection and preservation of the battlefield site c) to mount a programme of activities on topics relevant to the battlefield and also in St Albans in the County of Hertfordshire d) to organise visits to places of historical interest and to arrange social events in London, Barnet and St Albans Our Requirements We are looking for a volunteer who has experience working in the media & press on a local & national level. Who is passionate about the Battle of Barnet & Wars of the Roses Time period. You will have a designated role on the committee where we have regular committee conference calls, meetings and we have some very exciting things planned for the future within Barnet Answer phone calls from journalists, responding to their questions Check the media officer's email inbox for media enquiries Write press releases Phone or email journalists to try to interest them in the society press releases and feature activities Devise and produce proactive media campaigns for the Barnet & wider community using social media, our website, newsletter & posters within the barnet high street Arrange for spokespeople to speak to the media Monitor media coverage and prepare regular evaluation reports Attend press conferences or interviews with the organisation's spokespeople Advise committee members on written responses to the media Proof-read and if necessary rewrite media statements Meet journalists and foster good relations with the media Write for and update the society's social media pages Respond to the media during crisis PR events or negative incidents Preferable requirements The main requirement is to have excellent written and spoken English Awareness of the media's different audiences and sensitivity to how they are addressed is important. Good interpersonal skills You need to be persuasive, resilient and able to handle criticism. Be able to cope with pressure well and be able to meet erratic deadlines They should understand the importance of social media and be comfortable editing and posting in social media formats and our website Informal interviews will take place early September in Barnet
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