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  • Anglia Ruskin Students' Union logo

    Communications Forum Volunteer

    Anglia Ruskin Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Are you keen on communication? Do you have a love of language, visuals and information? The Students’ Union is looking for enthusiastic students to give their views and provide their feedback on how the SU communicates with students. The forum is all online via a Facebook group and you will be asked what you think about the work that the Students' Union creates. By being involved in this opportunity, you will gain skills such as communications & literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, business & commercial awareness, teamwork and feeding back to make a difference and improve the student experience.

    • LocationCambridge, Peterborough, Other, Chelmsford, London
    • InterestsIT, Students Union/University
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Self-Management
    • Team Work
  • Anglia Ruskin Students' Union logo

    Blog Writer

    Anglia Ruskin Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Want to get involved in the Students’ Union a little more? Fancy writing us an 'I Make a Difference' blog about your volunteering experiences and getting your work published online? Sign yourselves up!

    • LocationCambridge, Peterborough, Other, Chelmsford, London
    • InterestsIT, Students Union/University
    • Time commitmentOn-Going, One-Off Events
    • Application of IT
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Self-Management
  • Anglia Ruskin Students' Union logo

    Student Photographer

    Anglia Ruskin Students' Union

    This opportunity takes place from 15 Aug 2018.

    Join your Students' Union capturing our events and activities as a volunteer photographer. If interested, this opportunity can be ongoing, with the Union asking for coverage of other ARU Students' Union lead events.

    • LocationCambridge, Chelmsford
    • InterestsArt and Design, Marketing and Media, Students Union/University
    • Time commitmentOn-Going, One-Off Events
    • Business and Commercial Awareness
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Problem-solving
    • Resilience
    • Self-Management
    • Team Work
  • Haven House Children's Hospice logo

    Care Assistant

    Haven House Children's Hospice

    This opportunity takes place from 24 Mar 2017.

    Care Volunteers assist the Care Team with practical support within the hospice. Providing additional support enables Haven's House to enhance the service that we provide to children and their families. This volunteer role is vital in helping to ensure the children and families receive the best possible service.

    • LocationChelmsford
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Family
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Problem-solving
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Haven House Children's Hospice logo

    Events Champion

    Haven House Children's Hospice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Since 2003, Haven House Children’s Hospice has provided specialist care for over 600 children and young people (birth-19) who have life-limiting and life-threatening conditions. Across North and North East London, West Essex and East Hertfordshire Haven House Children’s Hospice provides a range of services to families to support them through the most difficult circumstances imaginable. These include planned respite, short break and end-of-life care, as well as services designed to improve emotional and physical wellbeing, across The White House, our Holistic Care Centre and in our local community. Working in partnership, they deliver these services whenever and wherever the families need them.

    • LocationChelmsford
    • InterestsChildren and Youth, Family
    • Time commitmentOn-Going, One-Off Events
    • Business and Commercial Awareness
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Age UK Essex logo

    Volunteer Befrienders

    Age UK Essex

    This opportunity takes place from 17 Oct 2018.

    The Befriending Service helps to enable clients who use it, to maintain their independence at home by providing company and friendship and raising awareness of other services that may be available. Volunteer befrienders visit the same person in their own home for approximately 1 hour per week for a friendly chat and to provide company and friendship.

    • LocationChelmsford
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Disability, Elderly
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
  • Alzheimer's Society logo

    Cambridge Volunteer Fundraising Group - Event Marketing

    Alzheimer's Society

    This opportunity takes place from 13 Feb 2018.

    Local Fundraising Groups are dedicated to raising funds so that Alzheimer’s Society can continue to pioneer for a world without dementia. With other existing group members, you will organise different events, collections and encourage support for Alzheimer’s Society from within Cambridgeshire.

    • LocationCambridge
    • InterestsAdmin, Elderly, Fundraising, Health, Marketing and Media, Sport and Recreation
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Problem-solving
    • Project Management
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Alzheimer's Society logo

    Cambridge Memory Walk

    Alzheimer's Society

    This opportunity takes place from 13 Oct 2018.

    Join the Alzheimer's Society at Jesus Green, Cambridge for Memory Walk this October. With two routes to choose from, they need enthusiastic volunteers to make it a day to remember for their walkers. With roles both in the event site, and out on route there is something for everyone.

    • LocationCambridge
    • InterestsFundraising, Health, Sport and Recreation
    • Time commitmentOne-Off Events
    • Project Management
    • Team Work
  • Alzheimer's Society logo

    Telephone Support Volunteer - Stow-cum-quy

    Alzheimer's Society

    This opportunity takes place from 10 Jan 2019.

    Telephone Support volunteers play a key role in keeping someone who’s affected by dementia connected. By taking a personal, warm and engaging approach to their role, our Telephone Support volunteers provide a friendly, tailored proactive support service. The role makes a huge difference and the volunteers play a fundamental role in on-going person centred support. Volunteering in this will involve: •Providing social contact and a listening ear by making and/or receiving telephone calls to/from people with dementia and those who care for them • Providing information and advice regarding dementia and associated issues, ensuring it is relevant, appropriate and accurate • Recording service related information, passing it on to appropriate personnel • Respecting confidentiality and ensuring it happens in practice • Liaising with colleagues, whether volunteer or staff, as required • Helping to promote local Society activities, where appropriate, via contacts made • Developing a good understanding of Alzheimer’s Society activities, and other local services, so that questions/enquiries can been handled well • Attending learning, development and support activities to help you in the role • Respecting service standards, appropriate boundaries and being aware of the range of policies and procedures that impact on the activity being carried out. You will be supported and role managed by a Dementia Support Worker. You will be working within the Cambridgeshire area, from the Alzheimer’s Society’s local office based in Stow-cum-quy and contacting people who live in Cambridgeshire, providing a telephone based follow up service. Ideally the role will involve 4 hours volunteering, fortnightly (no specific date). We will take a flexible approach to accommodate the right applicants

    • LocationCambridge
    • InterestsAdmin, Befriending and Mentoring, Elderly
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Emotional Intelligence
  • YMCA Cambridgeshire and Peterborough logo

    Appropriate Adult

    YMCA Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The main focus of this role is to support and champion the rights of young and vulnerable people whilst in police detention.

    • LocationCambridge, Peterborough
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Legal and Finance
    • Time commitmentOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
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