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Volunteer Driver

  • Leeds
  • Expenses paid
  • Temporary
Posted 23 days ago

Volunteer drivers needed to support older people (50+) of all backgrounds to get out and about in Leeds. All expenses paid. Training provided. Offer as much or as little time as suits you. Many older people face isolation and simply need a little extra support to maintain their independence and quality of life. As a volunteer driver, you'll offer a more personalised (and cheaper) service than a taxi, helping people get to appointments, go shopping or to social events and groups. For more information or to become a volunteer driver or to take advantage of this scheme as a passenger please e-mail #####@######.### or call ##### ######. Thank you

Volunteer Mentor

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago
  • Build a safe and positive relationship with young carers through regular meetings in the community - Arrange and Participate in social activities with mentees in the community. This may include going to local community centres, going out for food or coffee, engaging in social-recreational activities that are matched to what the mentee enjoys. - Provide an open and non judgemental listening ear for your mentee - Provide support for the mentee in regards to achieving their goals - Attend regular monthly review sessions with the volunteer mentor supervisor and check in following mentoring sessions. QualificationsNone Skills A Keen interest and passion in engaging with and supporting young people  Takes a child centred approach when engaging with young people  Warm, caring and compassionate  People focused with a positive attitude

Volunteer Team Leader

  • Swalecliffe
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
Posted 13 days ago

SATEDA have successfully secured five years funding from The Big Lottery to expand our volunteer offer throughout Swale & Medway. We are therefore looking to recruit a Team Leader to join the senior management team and develop and enhance the SATEDA volunteer offer. This will include leading our Employability Programme, Peer to Peer Support and counselling offer. If you are a resilient self-starter with vision to grow our volunteer offer please apply with your CV

Volunteer Legal Assistant - Newcastle

  • Newcastle
  • Unpaid
  • Permanent
Posted 16 days ago

Contract: VolunteerDuration: 6 months minimum- 7hrs (Mondays or Tuesdays)Location: NewcastleSalary: Unpaid (we can contribute towards reasonable travel and lunch expenses)Freedom from Torture is the only organisation in the UK dedicated solely to the treatment of survivors of torture.Torturers attempt to silence and break people. We help survivors to find their voices again and rebuild their lives in the safety of the UK. Our team of dedicated professionals provide direct support to survivors including psychological therapy, physical health services, legal and welfare support, and expert medical reports for use in survivors' asylum claims. We also support other providers to deliver high quality rehabilitation services to survivors. We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work. None of this can happen without our vibrant community of supporters who help to create this change.Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as thousands of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances.We are looking for someone who can provide skilled administration and legal research services to Freedom from Torture’s legal and welfare advisers. To view the Role Description and Person Specification, please click ###.######.### Legal Assistant Role description.docFor an informal discussion about the post, please contact Amy Stolting, Legal Assistant at #####@######.### Please note CV and cover letter addressing the Role Description and Spec of the post are mandatory to be considered for this vacancy. Closing date: Sunday 25th November 2018 at midnightDate of interviews: Tuesday 4th December 2018Freedom from Torture is an Equal Opportunities EmployerPlease note that Freedom from Torture reserves the right to close this advert early if we have received sufficient applications

Volunteer Data Entry Clerk

  • Glasgow
  • Unpaid (we can contribute towards travel and lunch expenses)
  • Permanent
Posted a day ago
 Contract: Volunteer agreement   Location: Glasgow  Salary:  Unpaid (we can contribute towards travel and lunch expenses)  Job Ref: VA220       Since 1985 Freedom from Torture has been the only UK human rights organization dedicated to treating and supporting torture survivors who seek refuge in the UK. We do this primarily through psychological therapies but also services which document torture forensically, practical legal and welfare support and creative groups.      Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as thousands of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances.    We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic volunteer to be part of our charity, helping to file and archive hard and soft data in our Scotland centre.    To view the Role Description and Person Specification, please click this link: ###.######.### and PS Volunteer Data Entry Clerk - Glasgow Oct 18.doc     Closing date: 9th December 2018   Expected date of interviews: 17th December 2018     Freedom from Torture is striving to be an Equal Opportunities Employer    No agencies please 
                

Operations Executive Volunteer Committees

  • London
  • £28000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 5 days ago

Operations Executive Volunteer Committees Westminster, London Do you have experience of organising and managing committees and a proactive approach to support and admin? Want to support the success of initiatives that enable engineers to share their ideas, innovate and pass on their expertise to others? If so, you may be the Volunteer Operations Executive our client is looking for. About the Organisation With over 120,000 members in 140 countries, our client has been at the heart of mechanical engineering profession since 1847. They strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation. They are now looking for an Operations Executive to support the successful running of their volunteer committees, where engineers give up their time to share their knowledge and enhance the engineering industry. The Benefits - Salary of circa £28,000 per annum - Stakeholder pension scheme and BUPA private medical insurance - Life assurance worth three times your annual salary - Annual Learning at Work Day - Vibrant, supportive and exciting work environment - A range of benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance - Flexible working - Discounted meals at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - Above statutory sick pay, maternity and paternity leave - Free membership of the Institution and professional membership subscription for employees - A minimum of 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays This is a brilliant opportunity to build on your existing skill-set and support volunteer members, who are integral to our client’s vision of making the world a better place through engineering. Our client believes that their employees are key to their ongoing success, which is why they reward their efforts and achievements and are committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one. As well as the above list of benefits, our client offers exceptional learning and development opportunities to help you realise your full potential and achieve your professional ambitions. The Role As an Operations Executive, you will support the smooth running of our client’s volunteer committees. Working on a portfolio of committees, you will: - Proactively work alongside committees - Undertake a range of projects - Ensure committee commitments are completed - Play a vital role in committee activities, presenting information and influencing discussions - Supporting members who volunteer their time for our client - Facilitate projects that harness the power of volunteers, improve the volunteering experience and recognise and reward volunteers’ contributions - Manage budgets - Provide admin support and take minutes at meetings - Occasionally travel to sites throughout the UK and stay away overnight About You To be considered as an Operations Executive, you’ll need: - Experience of organising and managing committees, including the ability to take minutes - Strong administration skills - A high level of IT literacy, including using software such as MS Office to acquire, manipulate and disseminate information - Great communication and relationship-management skills Ideally, you’ll have a degree level qualification, but this isn’t essential. Experience of working in a membership organisation or the volunteer sector would also be beneficial. Our client would like to hear from you if you’ve worked as an Administrator, Office Administrator, Volunteer Support Administrator, Administrative Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, PA or Personal Assistant. Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. An immediate start is available for the right candidate. Thank you for your interest in this post. Our client looks forward to receiving your application. Our client regrets that they are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from them within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you’re seeking your next step as an Operations Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

SANE Services Volunteer

  • London
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

SANE is a mental health charity. SANE Services Volunteers provide emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems, including families, friends and carers. SANE Services include helpline, e-mail and textcare services, as well as our online support community. Our helpline, e-mail and textcare services are delivered by trained volunteers with the support of professional staff. QualificationsWe provide an initial 6-day training course for all Services volunteers and ongoing support from professional staff. The training encompasses learning about types of mental illness, mental health law, medication and side effects, therapies and the mental health system. It also works to develop qualities such as empathy, acceptance, respect and a non-judgemental approach to those with mental health problems. SkillsAre empathic, understanding, accepting and warm. Have a good standard of English - with confidence in both your written and verbal skills.

Holidays Volunteer

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

Looking for a holiday experience where you get to try new things, meet new people and help others do the same? Then get involved in one of our Sense Holidays. Our holidays provide opportunities for holiday makers - deafblind children, young people and adults - to have fun, try new things and meet new people. Many families never have the chance to have a break from their caring responsibilities. They also give families a break from caring, and enables them to focus on their own health and wellbeing. Our enthusiastic volunteers use their great interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, team work, flexibility, stamina, patience, humour and care to bring our Sense Holidays programme to life. Our summer holidays give deafblind children, young people and adults the opportunity to meet new people, gain new experiences, and have fun. The holiday is also an important break for both them and their family. Your role on the holiday is to enable holidaymakers to get involved in activities and try new things, provide support with their daily routines and to enjoy the week and have fun! Accommodation includes outdoor activity centres, cottages, villas and even barges! Each holiday is planned around the needs and interests of holidaymakers. Activities could include swimming, horse-riding, visits to local attractions, canoeing, dry slope skiing, meals out and nights in the pub ? the possibilities are endless! Dates for our week long holidays in July & August. Sign up by 18th March. 22 - 29 July 2016 23-30 July 2016 29 July - 5 Aug 2016 30 July - 6 Aug 2##### ######Aug 2##### ######Aug 2##### ######Aug 2##### ######QualificationsIt doesn't cost you anything, you don't need to have any specific skills or to have done anything similar before and full training and support is provided; although if you can sign, drive a minibus, lifeguard or are willing to be a first aider then we?ll try and match you with opportunities that use and develop those skills. SkillsOur enthusiastic volunteers use their great interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, team work, flexibility, stamina, patience, humour and care to bring our Sense Holidays programme to life.

Marketing Volunteer - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

An exciting opportunity has risen to volunteer within the counselling service team at Solace Women's Aid. This role is ideal for someone looking to gain experience in marketing and would suit a student studying for a marketing degree. The role would involve promoting the counselling service in harder to reach areas within London and increasing its profile. Part of the role would include seeking free venues to run the counselling service from within the 12 boroughs covered by the project. This could include visiting the venues to assess their suitability. Travel expenses would be reimbursed. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. This role would be based at our Islington office. QualificationsNone. Skills- Good Microsoft Office skills. - Confidence when speaking and liaising with business and people at all levels. - Excellent attention to detail. - Ability to be well organised. - Good written and verbal skills.

Short Breaks Volunteer

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

Looking for a holiday experience where you get to try new things, meet new people and help others do the same? Then get involved in one of our Sense Holidays. Our holidays provide opportunities for holiday makers - deafblind children, young people and adults - to have fun, try new things and meet new people. Many families never have the chance to have a break from their caring responsibilities. They also give families a break from caring, and enables them to focus on their own health and wellbeing. Our enthusiastic volunteers use their great interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, team work, flexibility, stamina, patience, humour and care to bring our Sense Holidays programme to life. Our short breaks give deafblind children, young people and adults the opportunity to meet new people, gain new experiences, and have fun. The holiday is also an important break for both them and their family. Your role on the holiday is to enable holidaymakers to get involved in activities and try new things, provide support with their daily routines and to enjoy the week and have fun! Accommodation includes outdoor activity centres, cottages, villas and even barges! Each holiday is planned around the needs and interests of holidaymakers. Activities could include swimming, horse-riding, visits to local attractions, canoeing, dry slope skiing, meals out and nights in the pub ? the possibilities are endless! Dates for our upcoming short breaks, sign up now! We have 4 & 5 day holidays: Sign Up Now! Monday 28 March ? Friday 1 April Sunday 3 April ? Friday 8 April Saturday 28 May ? Friday 3 June Saturday 13 August ? Saturday 20 August QualificationsIt doesn't cost you anything, you don't need to have any specific skills or to have done anything similar before and full training and support is provided; although if you can sign, drive a minibus, lifeguard or are willing to be a first aider then we?ll try and match you with opportunities that use and develop those skills. SkillsOur enthusiastic volunteers use their great interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, team work, flexibility, stamina, patience, humour and care to bring our Sense Holidays programme to life.

Volunteer Admin Receptionist

  • Glsagow
  • Unpaid (we can contribute towards travel and lunch expenses)
  • Permanent
Posted a day ago

Contract: Volunteer agreement Location: Glasgow Salary: Unpaid (we can contribute towards travel and lunch expenses) Job Ref: VA218 Since 1985 Freedom from Torture has been the only UK human rights organization dedicated to treating and supporting torture survivors who seek refuge in the UK. We do this primarily through psychological therapies but also services which document torture forensically, practical legal and welfare support and creative groups. Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as thousands of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic volunteer to be part of our charity, helping to provide reception cover and administrative support to the clinical and admin staff of the Scotland centre. To view the Role Description and Person Specification, please click this link:###.######.### and PS Volunteer Admin and Receptionist.doc Closing date: 9th December 2018 Expected date of interviews: 17th December 2018 Freedom from Torture is striving to be an Equal Opportunities Employer No agencies please

Psychology Project Volunteer- Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

This is an exciting new role to develop Psychologically Informed Practice (Environments) at our Complex needs refuge. This role gives the successful candidate the opportunity to take ownership of a project that actively assists our refuge to support our service users with complex needs on the road to recovery and independence. It will help develop research skills and practical application of knowledge in a live environment. This will give you a chance to work with service users within a Refuge enviroment. QualificationsA Psychology qualification ideally degree level or above is required. Skills- Awareness of the impact Domestic and Sexual Violence. - Excellent research skills. - Strong presentation skills. - The ability to work well within a team and independently where needed. - Good organisational skills. - Ability to write reports that present findings in a coherent manner.

Legal Support Volunteer - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

Are you interested in Family Law? Are you interested in working in a dynamic charity supporting women and their children that have experienced domestic abuse/violence? You will receive work experience in an experienced legal service within the domestic violence sector. Your role will involve general office duties, working on our case management system, proof reading and assisting with the preparation of clients statements, liaising with third parties, such as the court and the police as well as attending court. You will be able to access our internal training programme. We are looking for volunteer who is a quick starter and is interested in legal work. Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks. QualificationsIdeally the volunteer would have an interest or experience in legal work. Skills- Work experience in an administrative role. - I.T skills and a good telephone manner. - An awareness of domestic violence and its impacts on women and children.

Fundraising & Communications Volunteer - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

This is an ideal role for someone looking to gain experience in our Fundraising and Communications team. To liaise with the charity's supporters who are fundraising or raising awareness for Solace Women's Aid e.g. with sponsored walks, coffee mornings, theatre productions, art shows, stalls etc. To enter donations and contact details onto the fundraising database (Blackbaud's E-Tapestry system). To source information, data and statistics in support of grant applications and appeals. To help keep our website up to date. Good IT skills are essential including Microsoft Office, Databases and Internet. The role will be adapted to suit individual needs. This role is diverse so if you do have any skill set which can support our Fundraising and Communications team please be in touch with us. Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks. QualificationsNone. SkillsICT skills, including Microsoft, internet and database. Fundraising and communications skills. Administration skills and attention to detail. An interest in providing support for vulnerable women and children. Desirable - Knowledge of the UK voluntary sector. Desirable - Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence.

NLRC Helpline Volunteer - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

North London Rape Crisis is currently looking for helpline volunteers to provide support to women and girls age 13+ who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The volunteers will be required to commit to 12 months post training and to attend a 10 week training course on Fridays from 7th October to 9th December 2016. You are required to attend 80% of the sessions to be able to proceed to working on the helpline. You will need to have an interest in working with survivors of sexual violence and will have the opportunity to work towards an OCN accredited qualification for ?Professionals Working in the Sexual Violence Sector? at level 2 or 3. The Rape Crisis Helpline Volunteer offers: - Non-directive, empathetic listening and support to women and girls age 13+ who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. This includes Rape, Child Sexual Abuse, Prostitution, Sexual Assault, Ritual Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation. - Information and support to access our face to face services - A non-judgemental, non-discriminative approach - Signposting and support to access other services The role also involves - Adhering to Solace and Rape Crisis helpline policies and procedures - Attending group clinical supervisions and de-brief sessions and asking for support when needed outside of these times. - Respecting confidentiality and anonymity - A commitment to self-awareness Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks. QualificationsTraining will be provided. Skills- A commitment to working in a feminist organisation which understands sexual violence to be a cause and consequence of gender inequality - A willingness to learn about the impact of sexual violence and an ability to respond in a supportive, non-directive manner to survivors - An empathetic listener - A non-judgemental and non-discriminatory attitude

Advice Line Volunteer - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

The Advice team is currently looking for 5 Advice Line volunteers! Working as part of the Advice Team you will be taking calls and providing immediate advice and support to women on all issues relating to domestic and sexual violence, ensuring their safety and providing them with options. You will receive training that will you help develop the skills needed to deliver an excellent level of service to clients. This role requires strong communication skills and an excellent telephone manner. The Advice team is currently looking for 5 Advice Line volunteers! Working as part of the Advice Team you will be taking calls and providing immediate advice and support to women on all issues relating to domestic and sexual violence, ensuring their safety and providing them with options. You will receive training that will you help develop the skills needed to deliver an excellent level of service to clients. This role requires strong communication skills and an excellent telephone manner. Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks. QualificationsKnowledge of IT and how to use Microsoft packages. SkillsKnowledge of IT and how to use Microsoft packages.

Volunteer Assistant Coordinator WOMAN ONLY

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

This is a great role for a volunteer who is interested in becoming a trainer/volunteer coordinator. Tasks will include database support such as data entry. Supporting the recruitment process of volunteers by responding to volunteer queries, collating application forms, organising interviews and providing feedback. Creating the volunteer bulletin and general admin duties. Organising volunteer social events and assisting the volunteer coordinator with training sessions. A great role to learn about the different services Solace provides, as you will be liaising with the different teams across the organisation. An opportunity to support the volunteer training programme and learn about different topics. QualificationsProficient user in Microsoft Packages. SkillsExperience in planning and organising events. An ability to work independently. Proficient user in Microsoft Packages.

Volunteer Play Worker - Women Only

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

As a volunteer play worker you will - work in partnership with sessional play workers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of play session across the two refuges. Play sessions are child centred, and offer a place for children a space away from the busy refuge environment. Sessional play workers deliver a wide range of activities attended by children of different ages and stages. The activities include:- - Mark making. - Singing. - Story time. - Painting. Sessional play workers model and encourage play between parent and child, and facilitate family time on a weekly basis. You will join sessional play workers in monthly supervision and planning with the Family Support Worker. You will contribute to group work session recording sheets at the end of each session, sharing observations on each child, and reflecting on how the sessions went. Mondays 1:30-4:00 Tuesdays 14:15-5:30 Wednesdays 14:15-5:30 Sessions are 3 hours, and you will be expected to participate in setting up and evaluation the session. QualificationsFormal qualification in working with children, young people and families. For further information and an application form please visit our website. ###.######.### Skills- Share the vision, mission and values of Solace Women's Aid. - Experience working with children who have experienced difficult life experiences and loss. - Understanding of the experiences of children in recovery from domestic abuse and their families. - Knowledge of Safeguarding Children and Child Protection Procedures. - Commitment to attend child protection and safeguarding, confidentiality, equality and diversity, and professional boundaries training. - Ability to communicate effectively with children aged 0-12, parents and staff. - Organisation and time management skills. - Basic knowledge of child development.

Event Volunteer At Vitality London 10K

  • England
  • 0-0
  • Contract
Posted 16 days ago

Feeling like doing something incredible and changing people?s lives in the process? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our Vitality British 10k cheer team to ensure our team of runners receive the support they deserve along the course. Line the streets of London and help motivate our runners as they take on their 10k challenge to help fight dementia. Our runners are hoping to raise vital funds for the Society from this event, and they want you there to keep them going! By joining team Alzheimer's Society's cheer squad you can have fun whilst supporting others to help fight dementia. The important bits: When? Sunday 10 July 2016 Where? Charing Cross, Central London What's my role? You'll be cheering runners as they take on the Vitality British 10k Marathon How long do you need me? 2 hours! If you can't commit for this long, please still sign up - we're flexible and any time you can give really will help. How do I sign up? Please apply today and we'll be in touch soon with more information! Qualificationsnone SkillsIf you can cheer, shout and generally make lots of noise - we want to hear from you.

Referral Order, Restorative Justice and Volunteer Co-ordinator

  • England
  • -
  • Permanent
Posted 16 days ago

Barnet Youth Offending Team is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join a small but high performing team to further develop our Referral Order and Reparation and Restorative Justice programmes.Contract Type: Permanent | Working Pattern: Full time | Salary: £31,368 - £33,660 | Internal Job: No | 

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