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Summer Play Scheme Assistant

Application deadline: 
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.

Summer Camp volunteer

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Application deadline: 
Friday, 6 July 2018

We are looking for friendly, pro-active and engaging volunteers to support our annual summer camp. Make a difference to the often challenging lives of inner-city children and young people by providing opportunities to have fun, learn new skills and get active through sports and games.

The programme runs Monday 23 July – Friday 16 August – 9am – 3pm week days

Make it Happen- Summer volunteer

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Application deadline: 
Friday, 6 July 2018

We are looking for friendly, pro-active and engaging volunteers to support our new creative programme for young people this summer. Make a difference to the often challenging lives of inner-city children and young people by providing opportunities for them to ‘make it’ happen this summer with workshops in cooking, branding, fashion, drama and music production.

The programme runs Monday 23 July – Friday 16 August – 5-7pm weekday evenings

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

Application deadline: 
Monday, 25 June 2018

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.

Legal Affairs Intern

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

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.

ESOL Teacher for Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Teachers at CARAS are our largest volunteer team, delivering the service that is most in demand from our beneficiaries.

As an ESOL teacher, you will have the opportunity to plan and deliver sessions that are fun, engaging and relevant to the needs and experiences of the refugees and asylum seekers that we work with.

Learning Workshop for Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers Volunteer

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

As an IT workshop volunteer you would be helping young people to feel welcome, join in with workshops and be a great role model. You, together with other volunteers, will be running workshops to suit the needs of young people.

IT workshops will take place every other Thursday, 4.30-6pm. As an IT workshop volunteer, you would be committing to attend sessions for minimum of six months.

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