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  • Green Aiders

    Groundwork

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Enjoy being outdoors? Want to gain more experience in gardening while helping local residents? Groundwork Herts are looking for 2 more volunteers to join the Green Aiders gardening team! As well as gaining some fantastic experience , giving residents back their gardens again is fulfilling, and the gentle outdoor exercise is a great health-booster. For more information, or to become a Green Aiders volunteer in Watford, contact Kloe Wood on 01707 255183 or kloe.wood@groundwork.org.uk

  • Independent Visitor

    Groundwork

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Location: Central Bedfordshire Description of Activities: •An Independent Visitor helps a young person in care to build their emotional resilience, through regular, informal one-to-one sessions •Passionate and caring •Experience of working with young people is desirable •Will require DBS Criminal Record Check

  • Peer Mentor

    Groundwork

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Over 6-12 weeks, the mentor will work with their young person in weekly sessions. Mentors support the young person's academic and personal progress by identifying goals and creating an action plan to help achieve those goals. Experience of working with young people is desirable but not compulsory This is a rewarding experience for young people and mentors alike Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and able to drive Travel expenses wil be reimbursed Training provided Will require a Criminal Record Check (DBS) If you could spare a few hours weekly, fortnightly or monthly then please get in touch with us to find out more about our volunteering roles. Tel: 020 8207 4504 volunteer@communityhertsmere.org.uk www.communityhertsmere.org.uk

  • Green Aiders, St Albans & Herts

    Groundwork

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    A service offered free of charge to elderly and other vulnerable adults who need assistance to get control of their garden Following Groundwork's visit, volunteers will be encouraged to continue visiting Help a member of your community People of all ages and abilities are welcome to join in You will need to get stuck in and get a bit dirty! No experience necessary Training provided A great opportunity to meet new people If you could spare a few hours weekly, fortnightly or monthly then please get in touch with us to find out more about our volunteering roles. Tel: 020 8207 4504 volunteer@communityhertsmere.org.uk www.communityhertsmere.org.uk

    • Time of dayFlexible
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Perseverance and motivation
    • Confidence
  • Peer Mentor

    Groundwork

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Help a young person improve their prospects Support a young persons academic and personal progress Passionate and caring Car driver required Travel expenses will be reimbursed Confident and effective communicator Able to work independently and as part of a team 6-12 weeks working with a young person in weekly hour long sessons Weekdays only, during shcool hours or after school If you could spare a few hours weekly, fortnightly or monthly then please get in touch with us to find out more about our volunteering roles. Tel: 020 8207 4504 volunteer@communityhertsmere.org.uk www.communityhertsmere.org.uk

    • Day of the weekFriday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    • Time of dayPM
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Perseverance and motivation
    • Confidence
  • Volunteer Befriender for Adults with Learning Disabilities

    Guideposts

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Would you be willing share a few hours of your time with an adult with a learning disability?  Support for people who experience mental health difficulties and people with learning disabilities.  You will support them to get involved in social and leisure activities in their local community.  Visiting a person with complex needs on a regular basis  Training/Support provided DBS check required Positive attitude towards people with learning disabilities Flexible hours Age 18+

    • Time of dayFlexible
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Organisation
    • Perseverance and motivation
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Confidence
  • IT Champion

    YMCA West and Central Herts

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    YMCA are pleased to have made a successful application to UK Youth for a Microsoft Youth Hub at Hatfield Space! They are looking to recruit some IT Champions (aged between 16-25) to deliver the programme. The role entails volunteers helping young people with their digital literacy. Full role description here. Training is included - please note the training date has passed but they offer further dates. IT Champions will need to be able to commit weekly to this project by supporting sessions at Hatfield Space. If you have any questions or are interested in applying please contact Kelly Hockley, Youth Work Manager: Kelly.Hockley@oneymca.org / 01707 275751 detailing why you would like to be an IT Champion.

  • Awareness and Activities Volunteer

    Crohn's and Colitis UK

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Crohn's and Colitis UK recruit volunteers who do a variety of activities in the local area of Mid & East Herts. There are 50 of these volunteer teams based across the UK that raise awareness, host educational events, distribute publications, fundraise and develop relationships with healthcare professionals – all to raise the profile of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the Charity. Each team has a Lead Volunteer, Finance Volunteer and Awareness & Activities Volunteers who may take responsibility for organising events, social media, liaising with healthcare professionals, producing newsletters, fundraising or promotion and publicity. This is to help people better understand these conditions and how they affect the lives of patients with Crohn’s or Colitis, their family and friends. There are induction, taster session so students can meet the team before committing, ongoing training opportunities provided throughout the year. Requirements include more of a longer term role rather than one-off but there are these opportunities. You should be happy to travel round the area to event locations (expenses paid) – you can choose to host/organise these where they are based but events typically take place in St Albans, Welwyn, Hemel & Watford but you can choose what they help with.

    • Day of the weekFriday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    • Time of dayAM, Flexible, PM
  • Office Volunteer

    Crohn's and Colitis UK

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Office volunteers help maintain the smooth running of our central office in Hatfield. Through administrative, office and IT tasks, our volunteers support the essential work of the charity during our office opening hours. We'd love for you to become an important part of our work if you can commit to at least one am or pm session per week between the hours of 9 and 5. Do get in touch if you'd like to join a team of friendly, enthusiastic Office Volunteers supporting staff in the busy office of a national charity.

    • Time of dayFlexible
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Problem Solving
    • Organisation
    • Perseverance and motivation
  • Special Olympics St Albans (SOSA) Member

    Special Olympics St Albans

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

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