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  • Farleigh Hospice logo

    Farleigh Hospice Volunteering Roles

    Farleigh Hospice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The volunteer roles within Farleigh Hospice are as diverse as the volunteers themselves. Volunteers play a vital role in everything we do at Farleigh Hospice.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    •  Shop Assistant
    •  Volunteer Gardener

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsSport
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Problem-solving
    • Self-Management
    • Team Work
  • InterAct logo

    Interact Volunteering Roles

    InterAct

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    At InterAct we deliver support where it is needed most – in the heart of the community. Our work is challenging, but extremely rewarding. Volunteers are crucial to the work we do – bringing a fresh perspective and much needed resource.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    Garden Volunteer
    Group Activities Volunteer 

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsMentoring, Sport
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Sanctus Homeless Charity logo

    Sanctus Volunteering Roles

    Sanctus Homeless Charity

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Sanctus is a vital charity which feeds the growing number of homeless, hungry and vulnerable individuals in our city. We run a free café offering breakfast, hot and cold drinks, snacks and a cooked homemade lunch. We are also able to help by offering 1:1 support and counselling, group sessions, training courses and a range of enrichment activities including a Book Club, Music Club and Allotment Project. Sanctus have a key team of invaluable volunteers ranging from students to trained service users, professionals and other members of the local community. We need people to help in a variety of front line services

    Sanctus Volunteering Roles include:

    • Volunteer Café Assistant – Supporting in the homeless day centre, completing tasks such as food preparation, cooking, serving, washing up, cleaning and sorting donations.

    • Allotment Volunteer – Supporting at Sanctus’ local allotment, helping to maintain the site and grow fruit and vegetables which will be used in Sanctus’ café meals.

    • Food Collections Volunteer – Collecting food donations from local businesses and delivering them to the Sanctus café.

    • Charity shop volunteer - helping in our new charity shop, completing tasks such as replensishing rails with stock, customer service.

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Send me application details’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • IntoUniversity Clacton logo

    IntoUniversity Mentor Roles

    IntoUniversity Clacton

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    At IntoUniversity, we believe that providing better education for all is the key to unlocking the potential in every young person, and the bedrock upon which we can improve society. We are on a mission to help widen access to higher education across the UK, and we need your help to keep us moving forward!Our mentoring scheme matches you with a young person, who you will meet with virtually for a one-hour session a month, helping them to explore their future and develop their social skills. Not only a great opportunity to build your CV, mentoring gives you the chance to inspire real change. In 2021, over 65% of our school leavers progressed to higher education, compared to 28% from similar backgrounds. Your role as a mentor is fundamental to that success, so now’s your chance to get involved and change a young person’s life!

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button. This programme is ongoing and can continue into the Summer and the next academic year.

    • Your CampusCambridge, Peterborough, Distance Learner, Chelmsford, London, Online and At Home
    • InterestsMentoring, Education
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Application of IT
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Numeracy
    • Problem-solving
    • Resilience
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Free Rice logo

    Free Rice Volunteer

    Free Rice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Free Rice is an online microvolunteering quiz which is owned by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme.

    Expand your general knowledge whilst donating for a fantastic cause. You can answer questions on a variety of topics including French, the English Language or Science!

    Simply pick a catagory of questions, answer as many questions as you can, and for every correct answer you collect, you will donate 10 grains of rice for the World Food Programme.

    This opportunity is perfect for a spare 5 minutes, so get answering questions now!

    Simply head to freerice.com to get started, or download the app onto your phone to play on the go.

     

    • Your CampusCambridge, Peterborough, Distance Learner, Chelmsford, London
    • InterestsEducation
    • Frequency5 Minute Volunteering, On-Going
  • Post Pals logo

    Post Pals Volunteer

    Post Pals

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Post Pals, the charity helping you to ‘Post a Smile on a Sick Child’s Face’ by the sending of cards, letters, emails and little gifts to seriously ill children and their siblings in the UK. It couldn’t be easier for anyone of any age to get involved, requires no commitment and costs only a stamp and 5 minutes of your time.

    Three simple steps to brighton a sick childs day.

    1. Click on Find Pals, select a child and read their page

    2. Send a cheerful card, letter, email, or even a little gift to the child via the address on their page

    3. Sit back and know that a child's day will be brightened because of YOU

    • Your CampusCambridge, Peterborough, Distance Learner, Chelmsford, London
    • InterestsMusic, Drama and the Arts, Mentoring
    • Frequency5 Minute Volunteering, On-Going
  • Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre logo

    Fundraising Volunteer

    Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre

    This opportunity takes place from 17 Aug 2018

    As a fundraising volunteer you will attend meetings once a month to plan events and initiatives to raise money for Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre. There are many different ways to get involved including organising events such as Firewalks and Zumbathons, representing CRCC at local community events, sourcing raffle prizes, getting Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre nominated as a local chosen charity, designing posters, and counting and banking money. As a fundraiser you will be part of a team that helps with: • Donations - overseeing the collection tins, counting and banking donations. • Retail - sourcing raffle prizes from local shops, and nominating Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre for local charity of the year and similar initiatives. • Events - plan events and oversee them on the day (in the past these have included Firewalks, Zumbathons, Quizzes, a ceilidh (a Scottish Social Event)), representing Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre to the public at things like the Mill Road Winter Fair and the Pink Festival. • Publicity - ensuring the public know about Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre's events and initiatives.

    Due to Covid-19 and our responsibility to protect the wellbeing of our volunteers, our community fundraising group is currently meeting and planning fundraising events and iniatives online. 

    • Your CampusCambridge
    • InterestsBusiness Administration
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Numeracy
    • Project Management
    • Team Work
  • Home-Start Essex logo

    Home-Start Essex Volunteering Roles

    Home-Start Essex

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We recognise that being a parent can be hard work, especially with young children and that many parents feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the stresses of family life. It can be even harder when faced with issues such as post-natal depression, a child’s illness or disability, isolation, or multiple births. The families we help come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are looking for support for many different reasons.

    Currently Active Volunteering Roles:

    Home-Visiting Volunteer - Home-Visiting Volunteers offer families support and encouragement in their home by visiting them once a week for a period of six months

    Telephone Befriending Volunteer - Our Telephone Befrienders offer emotional support and guidance to families through one-to-one phone calls with a parent/carer

    Wellbeing Volunteer - Home-Start Essex run a selection of face-to-face and online wellbeing groups to provide parents with coping mechanisms, build friendships and peer support, talk openly in a non-judgemental environment and improve their mental health. As a Wellbeing Volunteer you would support parents in these groups

    Family Group Volunteer - Our Family Group volunteers support at our local Family Groups run by our Coordinators and Play Workers

    For more information and how to apply, click the 'Send me application details' button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsMentoring
    • FrequencyOn-Going
  • CHESS Chelmsford logo

    CHESS Homeless Volunteering Roles

    CHESS Chelmsford

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    CHESS relies on the support of volunteers who play a vital role in the running of the charity. In 2019, 82 volunteers gave on average 75.6 hours each to the charity. Without this valued support over the past 26 years, we could not have impacted the local community in the way that we have. We hope to continue this in the future and would love you to join us on that journey.

    CHESS Homeless Volunteering Roles include:

    Daytime Activities Volunteer - We are looking for volunteers who can assist us in providing meaningful and engaging activities during the day (Monday – Sunday).

    Outreach Team Volunteer - Join our Outreach Team as they follow up referrals directly from the street and assess client suitability for a 72-hour stay at one of our properties

    Shelter Sleepover Volunteer - The Sleepover Volunteer role is to interact with residents and be a listening ear for them. They also support the staff member in the operational running of the night shelter.

    Admin and Fundraising Volunteer Roles - We have various administrative and creative roles that we need support in – all of which play a vital role in raising essential funds for the Charity and broadening awareness of the issues of homelessness in our communities

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Send me application details’ button.

     

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsBusiness Administration, Healthcare
    • FrequencyOn-Going
  • Healthwatch Essex logo

    Young Mental Health Ambassador

    Healthwatch Essex

    This opportunity takes place from 24 Apr 2023

    We have an exciting opportunity for you if you have experience of mental health, would like to make a difference in local young people's mental health services by sharing your views and you are looking for an exciting volunteering opportunity!

    Your experiences are key in shaping the future of the young people's mental health services in Essex. Young people’s mental health is hugely important and you can help to change local services for the better. If you have experience of accessing local mental health services and you are aged 23 or under, please get in touch!

    The volunteering programme includes:

    • Create videos, online blogs and respond to other digital tasks
    • Share your experiences, views and opinions to help Commissioners develop local mental health services
    • Attend Young Mental Health Ambassador online meetings and build your network

    If you are interested in joining, please apply via this website or email renee.robey@healthwatchessex.org.uk

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsMentoring, Healthcare
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Critical Thinking
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Negotiation and Influencing
    • Problem-solving
    • Resilience
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
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