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Be a Community Care Volunteer
Be a Community Care Volunteer
Due to a high demand for support there is much need for volunteer community care workers. Give your time to help support a vulnerable person who live independently in…...
Become a Voluntary Activities Assistant
Become a Voluntary Activities Assistant
Activities assistants support vulnerable groups and individuals in residential and care homes to pass their time in fulfilling ways. You may get involved in a wide…...
Becoming a Community Fundraiser
Becoming a Community Fundraiser
Volunteer fundraisers help to raise vital money for their chosen charity or community group. From taking part in sponsored activities, organising events and filling…...
Becoming a Community Group Facilitator
Becoming a Community Group Facilitator
A community group facilitator works with a group to motivate it and take it forward to achieve its goals. By listening to members, conducting exercises and offering…...
Becoming a Local Councillor
Becoming a Local Councillor
Local councillors either represent a political party or stand as an independent. They are elected to represent a ward and help to make decisions and influence policies…...
Best Practice in Supporting Community Helpers
Best Practice in Supporting Community Helpers
Community helpers donate their time for free. In order to retain them and ensure that they have a positive volunteering experience it is key to follow best practice in…...
Drop-in Centres: How They Work and Who Can Help
Drop-in Centres: How They Work and Who Can Help
Drop-in centres offer vulnerable members of society a place to socialise. Volunteer and assist with events and activities as well as offering companionship to groups…...
Employer Supported Volunteering
Employer Supported Volunteering
Employer Supported Volunteering (ESV) enables full-time employees to volunteer for a wide range of community opportunities. Gain new skills or practice existing ones…...
Find Your Ideal Way to Help in the Community
Find Your Ideal Way to Help in the Community
This questionnaire helps you to identify your unique skills, interests and preferences for helping in the community....
Get Involved in Voluntary Mediation
Get Involved in Voluntary Mediation
Mediators work with families, neighbours and any groups in conflict to resolve disputes. By listening to both sides they help people to work towards the best outcome…...
Helping on a Home-Start Scheme
Helping on a Home-Start Scheme
If you are a parent yourself you can volunteer for Home Start which offers practical and emotional support to vulnerable and isolated parents of young children....
Helping Out a Local Refuge
Helping Out a Local Refuge
A refuge is a place of safety for women and children fleeing domestic abuse. There are many rewarding ways to volunteer....
Helping Out at Your Local Citizen's Advice Bureau
Helping Out at Your Local Citizen's Advice Bureau
Get involved in your local community by volunteering with Citizen's Advice....
Social Enterprises, What They Are and How to Get Involved
Social Enterprises, What They Are and How to Get Involved
Social enterprises are businesses run for the benefit of the community. They invest in local people and channel profits into supporting community projects to benefit…...
Supporting Your Local Samaritans
Supporting Your Local Samaritans
Volunteer with the Samaritans and provide a listening ear for someone in distress...
Team Volunteering Employer Schemes
Team Volunteering Employer Schemes
Come together as a team by getting involved in a volunteering project with work colleagues. Your employer may offer a range of one-of or long term projects supporting…...
The Role of a Charity Shop Worker
The Role of a Charity Shop Worker
Volunteering in a charity shop is a popular way to help out in your community. Choose to support a host of national and local charities by working as a shop assistant…...
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