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    embark upon a programme that will lead to their return to mainstream education or access a training programme or employment Mentor Volunteers Description The Mentor will be responsible for helping to monitor behaviour and will work in close collaboration with the base Senior Manager to help students realise their full potential participating in reviews and evaluation sessions where applicable This post is subject to Enhanced clearance with the Criminal Records

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/47/ (2016-04-29)
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    busy environment with other staff and volunteers We provide advice to clients who drop in during the morning and for more complex issues we provide appointments during the afternoons We close all day Wednesday and operate women only appointments on a Tuesday afternoon The role of our Volunteer Caseworkers is vital to the success of RMC in advising our clients the role involves Shadowing senior trained advisers who give advice to our clients Supporting clients to complete forms documents and applications Supporting clients with housing education health immigration and other issues Assisting with research projects and support groups Writing letters contacting outside agencies Updating client records Signposting clients to other agencies General office administration Dates This opportunity takes place from 01 Jun 2015 Applying You need to be logged in and registered Community Outreach Volunteer Description As a Community Outreach Volunteer for the RMC you would be volunteering alongside our Outreach Officer identifying and contacting appropriate organisations to raise awareness or Choices and supporting caseworkers on outreach visits and to presentations Dates This opportunity takes place from 01 Jun 2015 Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills Employment Champion Description As an Employment Champion for RMC you are asked to assist clients in preparing for the world of work This could include helping them to write CVs complete job applications undertake training ans developing their interview skills Dates This opportunity takes place from 01 Jun 2015 Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills Health Vounteer Description Migrants refugees and asylum seekers are often at risk of illness due to being unable to access the health services that we take for granted At the RMC

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/32/ (2016-04-29)
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    and accepting of users whatever their level of need and support We are constantly developing new projects and are always happy to hear from anyone who would like a tailored provision from us Youth Club Volunteers Description We are seeking volunteers to work in our play and youth environments based in and around Walsall For more information as to what this role includes please contact us via the contact details

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/102/ (2016-04-29)
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    blind and partially sighted people We need someone to assist blind and partially sighted campaign coordinators by accompanying and guiding them to meetings and events helping with paperwork and carrying out background research You will be required to Accompany coordinators Assist with paperwork Assist in accessing public transport Driving coordinators to and from events Assist with accessing information Assisting with accessing information technology or resources or in writing documents if needed Carrying out background research to support a coordinators campaigning activities Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Disability and Health Support Information and Advice Skills Campaign Coordinator West Midlands Description Campaigning Opportunity 4908 This role is only available to people with Sight Loss Are you interested in issues that affect blind and partially sighted people We are looking for someone to help us identify plan and take action on local campaigning issues organise RNIB s campaigns at a local level and lobby MPs NHS trusts local authorities etc to help make everyday better for people living with sight loss Home Based and out and about meeting people in your local area Ability to communicate clearly Effective listening skills Good Interpersonal Skills Good knowledge of the local area Good organisational skills Interest in Campaigning Understanding issues for affecting blind Understand issues for partially sighted Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Disability and Health Support Information and Advice Skills Community Connector Description When we are well connected we are well informed and well supported We re building a stronger more vibrant community of blind and partially sighted people and we re looking for enthusiastic individuals to make this a reality Could you become a leading figure in a small team of volunteers in your area You must be blind or partially sighted and a member of RNIB Connect Meetings and events will take place in your local area and region Keep abreast of local issues challenges Find out what people affected by sight loss need and want in your area Bring together people with sight loss with similar interests Bring your fellow volunteers together so knowledge and information is shared Build local networks and links Effective listening skills Good Communication Skills Ability to digest information Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Disability and Health Support Information and Advice Skills Local Link Champion Description Are you friendly and enthusiastic Could you help raise awareness of the services offered by Action in your local community Could you spare a couple of hours each month We are looking for volunteers to build links with their local independent opticians GP surgeries health centres and community groups to encourage them to display our posters and leaflets that highlight the services we offer Volunteers

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/103/ (2016-04-29)
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    Advice Skills DEMENTIA FRIENDS CHAMPION VOLUNTEER Wolverhampton Description Do you want to support the older people in your community living with dementia Become a Dementia Friends Champion volunteer and spread awareness and understanding of dementia and offer guidance on how people can help Dementia Friends Champion volunteers are needed to be part of a government backed campaign Dementia Friends Royal Voluntary Service has partnered with the Alzheimer s Society offering people in England the chance to understand what it might be like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action Royal Voluntary Service Dementia Friends Champion volunteers are needed to run information sessions locally lasting about an hour to both Royal Voluntary Service staff volunteers and members of the public that aim to give an understanding of dementia and the small things that can be done that can make a big difference from helping someone find the right bus or having patience at the supermarket checkout to helping raise awareness of dementia itself You will be required to record the number of Friends you reach through these sessions on the Dementia Friends website and to share your stories about your Dementia Friends information sessions with Royal Voluntary Service colleagues This is an ideal opportunity if you want to help spread awareness and support for those with dementia make new friends and develop your skills and experience You ll need to have good communication skills and be confident talking to groups of people and leading sessions Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Disability and Health Support Information and Advice Skills GOOD NEIGHBOURS AND BEFRIENDING VOLUNTEER Tipton Description Good Neighbours and befriending volunteers are needed to visit older people at home Tasks may include carrying out safe warm and well checks chatting to them and offering regular friendly social contact It may also include post office or prescription collections assisting with shopping or food preparation providing transport general household jobs and helping them to access other services if necessary This is an ideal opportunity if you want to make new friends to develop your skills and experience and contribute to the work of the charity by enriching the lives of older people and helping them get the best from life You ll need to have a friendly personality an understanding of the needs of older people with the ability to observe and identify areas of concern You ll have good communication and listening skills with a non judgemental attitude towards an individual s circumstances and a willingness to ensure confidentiality Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills TELEPHONE BEFRIENDING VOLUNTEER Gornal Description Telephone befriending volunteers are needed to make regular phone calls to older people to ensure they are safe and well and to offer companionship and good conversation This

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/127/ (2016-04-29)
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    will be innovative in how we work We create an environment in which people thrive Macmillan Information Volunteer Description To support the Macmillan Centre Manager to provide information to cancer patients their carers and members of the public using a variety of resources such as leaflets booklets from our charitable partners NHS choices website core packs etc in appropriate forms Dates This opportunity takes place between 11 Jun 2015 and 27 May 2016 Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Disability and Health Support Information and Advice Skills Royal Wolverhampton Trust Charity Ambassador Description To act as an ambassador for the RWT Charity within the local community and become an active member of the Volunteer Fundraising Ambassador Team This will involve contributing to the planning and facilitating of promotional events and fundraising activities Dates This opportunity takes place between 11 Jun 2015 and 27 May 2016 Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Disability and Health Skills Welfare and Benefits Advice Volunteer Description To contribute to the service already provided by the Macmillan Cancer Information Centre at New Cross Hospital and associated Welfare Benefits team

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/168/ (2016-04-29)
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    we can up skill you to become one of our learning volunteers As a learning volunteer you will get to know our school programme and help lead groups of children that come to the reserve from local primary schools This is a role that requires a bit more experience working with children and an interest in environmental education Perfect for people who have had a career working with children or are looking to start one Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Conservation and the Environment Support Information and Advice Skills Visitor Volunteer Description ½ Day volunteering 1 4 days a month When visitors arrive at the nature reserve it will be a visitor volunteer there to welcome them and a welcoming smile can really turn someone s visit from an ordinary one into an amazing one As the first point of contact for the public visitor volunteers will offer directions information about wildlife and promote the work of the RSPB to make sure we are growing support for nature This can mean encouraging the visitor to visit the lakeside viewpoint to see some wildlife offering them a family activity backpack encouraging them to have a wildlife friendly garden or even asking if they would like to become a member of the RSPB As a visitor volunteer you might be stationed in the welcome area of the new visitor centre or in the lakeside viewpoint Don t know your mallard from your moorhen Don t worry lots of our volunteers learn about the wildlife as they go along we re not looking for identification experts just good communicators who care about nature conservation Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Conservation and the Environment Support Information and Advice Skills Warden Description Day Volunteering This is an important support role for our staff The nature reserve is open 24 7 as there is a public footpath running through the site we can t be everywhere at once so we are looking for casual wardens to walk the site weekly for two reasons Firstly to be a friendly face for our visitors and offer a site presence that we desperately need You might be approached by people wanting to know about the wildlife on site or just to find out the opening times Your second job as wandering warden is to check that the site looks tip top To make sure visitors have the best experience we need to be on the ball with paths that need repairing signs that need cleaning or even benches that might have been damaged By keeping a note of these jobs the practical team can respond as quickly as possible to rectify the problem You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy being outdoors Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/128/ (2016-04-29)
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    T skills Experience around animals Patience Communication skills Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills Branch Community Animal Action Event Organiser Support Description These roles are to ensure the branch can promote responsible pet ownership and provide information and advice within the community Community animal action events are to assist members of the general public with microchipping neutering and other basic treatments which is an important task within our branch area For more information please email rspcaswmanager gmail com Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills Branch Fundraiser Description The role is very flexible in terms of the actual activities and will be flexible depending upon the volunteer s skills contacts etc Identifying potential sources of funding for us to explore Organising events Attending events to collect money Contacting local businesses Assisting at fun dog shows coffee mornings Market stalls etc Branch fundraisers are involved in a variety of activities to raise money for the branch to ensure we are able to continue our work to rescue rehabilitate and rehome animals that come in from the inspectorate Without these funds the branch would be unable to operate so it is a vital part of the volunteer network Dates This opportunity is ongoing with no end date Applying You need to be logged in and registered Opportunity Length Ongoing Volunteering With Community Support Information and Advice Skills Cat Kitten Fosterer Description Provide temporary accommodation for cats kittens This may be while they are recovering from veterinary treatment and until such time as they are rehomed Care at

    Original URL path: http://www.wolvesunion.org/volunteercentral/provider/161/ (2016-04-29)
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