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Volunteer Buddy - Active Together for Dementia

Active Together is a project to match a volunteer buddy with a person with early stage dementia who has a shared interest. Together you will go out regularly and participate in that activity, examples might include: Gardening; Golf; Swimming; Walking; plus any you would like to suggest... You will meet the person with dementia at their home and travel together to chosen activity, and back to their home afterwards.  This can be an activity you do each week anyway, with the added benefit of enabling someone with dementia to participate too. Contact Clare@VolunteerBristol.org.uk for more information or call 0117 989 7734.

Admin Volunteer - CCBED

Office assistant to volunteer in C-CBED office 3 days per week. You will gain experience of working in a busy, friendly office environment. Main tasks will include the following: answering the telephone and dealing with email queries, passing to CCBED colleagues as necessary; helping to organise events and training courses; participating in meetings and circulating notes of main action points; preparing mail-outs; organising filing systems. Inputting data on to the database.  For further information, please contact: Aliu Bello on 0117 329 1810 or email: aliubello@c-cbed.com

Family Support Volunteer (ongoing) - Together for Short Lives

The role of volunteers in the Family Support volunteers project is to provide flexible practical and social support to children, young people and families, to spend time being there, walking alongside them for parts of their journey in whatever way can help most. Activities of the role: practical support to families (e.g. ironing, shopping, gardening, transporting to appointments);
social support for siblings (e.g. supporting interests, play activities, helping with homework, taking out to activities); social support for families (e.g. being there, listening).  Contact Paul for more information on 07496590536 or volunteer@togetherforshortlives.org.uk

Education Volunteer - One Tree Per Child Bristol 

The Education Volunteers should be willing to attend a half day training session to orientate themselves with the relevant age curriculums in schools and to get a working knowledge of the 8 different educational offers to the Year 5 children. For further details about this opportunity, please contact: Holly Paton on 0788 473 5975 or email:holly.paton@bristol.gov.uk

Charity Shop Assistant - Legs4Africa

Legs4Africa is a UK based charity that collects redundant prosthetic limbs and sends them to trusted medical centres in Africa where they are customised and distributed to those in need. We're looking for fun volunteers to join our team and help us run our new charity shop in Bedminster.  For further details, please contact: Megan Clarke on 0792 638 6246 or email: megan@legs4africa.org

Volunteer Grants Accessor - Quartet Community Foundation

With an eight-week turn around from receipt of application to awarding a grant, we aim to respond quickly and flexibly to the needs of small local voluntary groups working in disadvantaged communities for whom grants of up to £5k can make a big difference. We are seeking a Volunteer Grants Assessor to help with this work. You will be conducting desk-based assessments of applications to the Express Programme. Making recommendations to QCF's internal grants programme panel based on the criteria for the programme. Liaising, by phone and email, with grant applicants. And occasional opportunities to visit projects. For further information, please contact: Diane Kent on 0117 9897703 or email: diane.kent@quartetcf.org.uk

Team Mentor - Inspire Young People with Two Hours a Week - Envision

For anyone looking to make a difference to young people in their community, and get great skills whilst doing it!  No experience is necessary as we provide training, but lots of enthusiasm and a desire to inspire young people is essential!  To register an interest for the next academic year, get in touch with us at hannah@envision.org.uk or on 0117 3155 113.

Befriending Plus Volunteer - LinkAge

LinkAge is looking for enthusiastic older 55yrs+, who can commit to undertaking weekly activities with an older adult, helping them to get out more. The older adults will be mobile and don't need physical help to get out. No experience needed, as full training and support will be given.  For more information get in touch by email: susankingdon@linkagewestofengland.org.uk

Money Mentor - North Bristol Advice Centre

North Bristol Advice Centre are looking for two people to join their Money Smart team as volunteer mentors offering clients support to develop skills and confidence in managing their money.  Experience of advice/support work or working in a mentoring role are essential + good communication skills and an awareness of some of the issues for people experiencing financial hardship.  Training and on-going support with be provided.   For more information call 0117 9515751 / e-mail volunteering@northbristoladvice.org.uk

HR Assistant - Bristol Wood Recycling Project

We need some assistance with our HR! Bristol Wood Recycling Project is a well established social enterprise that has been operating as a cooperative since the end of 2011.  Part of the role of the cooperative directors is to self-manage our HR; however, due to the busy nature of the enterprise we have not managed a desired consistency.  We would love a volunteer to help us with our HR. Ideally someone would assist us regularly (perhaps once a week on Wednesday) for a couple of hours at a time. Best point of contact: Ben Moss 0771 921 8387

Marketing Volunteer - CCBED

You would be managing and raising for the profile of C-CBED initiatives; Updating the C-CBED online content and consultations e.g web & social media; Administering C-CBED public relations activities e.g interviews, press & newsletters; Managing C-CBED branding e.g designs. For further information, please contact: Aliu Bello on 0117 329 1810 or email: aliubello@c-cbed.com

Bristol Big Sisters Conference - Bristol Big Sisters Conference 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Bristol Big Sisters Conference. The project aims to increase community cohesion in Bristol through forging strong relationships between local communities and statutory agencies. This event is for Muslim women and their friends and allies. The event will give an opportunity for Muslim women to discuss issues important to them.  There is support offered to volunteers and there will be a detailed briefing before the confeence and a recap on the day. For further details, please contact: Wanda Knight by email: bristolbigsistersconference@gmail.com

Fundraising Admin Volunteer - St Mungo's Bristol

As part of the Regional Fundraising team, focusing on supporting the administration of our day-to-day fundraising activities. This role involves a variety of office based tasks, including making phone calls, answering emails, sending out information and resources to potential new donors, research and general administrative duties.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to gain broad fundraising and administration experience in a charity environment.  For more information, contact Sarah Fox on 07736887052 or sarah.fox@mungos.org

Night Shelter Volunteer - St Mungo's Bristol

Our Bristol Shelter Programme is looking for dedicated and confident volunteers to assist us in the running of our Night Shelter. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to at least one night shift per month (10pm – 8am). The programme works with our Outreach team to get those sleeping rough off the streets and into overnight shelter.  Experience is not needed as full training will be provided. For more information, contact Sarah Fox on 07736887052 or sarah.fox@mungos.org

Project Volunteers - One Tree Per Child Bristol

We have a range of volunteer opportunities, from education and tree planting to site maintenance and admin support. We currently have a city wide weekly volunteer work programme which takes place every Wednesday from 10am – 3pm and provide monthly training opportunities for volunteers.  We welcome all age ranges and previous experience isn’t necessary.  No experience necessary, but an interest in trees and the outdoors would be beneficial. To find out more about contact us on onetreeperchild@bristol.gov.uk or 0788 473 5975

Mental Health Drop-in Session Befriender - Windmill Hill City Farm

We are looking for a volunteer to join the Health and Social Care Team and befriend individuals attending mental health drop in sessions. You will develop a safe and welcoming environment in which people with mental health issues can make friends, explore issues and make life progress.  The role will provide you with the opportunity to give something to the community and develop the valuable work of the Farm. This is an ideal role for someone who would like to develop experience of working in a Health and Social care team and a community organisation.  Email lizzie.spencer@windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk for more information.

Alzheimer Cafe Volunteer - St Monica Trust

Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of people living with dementia and their carers? This autumn, the St Monica Trust is launching a new “Alzheimer Café” in Bedminster. Training provided. Volunteer needed once a month on Monday afternoon. Email wendy.hodsdon@stmonicatrust.org.uk for more information.

Intergenerational Activity Leader - Windmill Hill City Farm

In September 2016, Windmill Hill City Farm will launch the ‘Learning for Life Together’ project, an intergenerational project to connect older isolated people to children through sharing skills and learning together.  We are looking for a team of enthusiastic and committed over 50 volunteers to pioneer the project and deliver the programme of activities. This is an ideal role for an individual who has recently retired, has time to help develop a new exciting project, and would like to learn new practical and group facilitation skills. For further information, please contact: Julie Thorpe on 0117 947 1194 or email: julie.thorpe@windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk

Events: Information Stall Assistant - Penny Brohn UK

What will I be doing?  - Helping set up the stall; Talking to people attending the event about the charity; Helping where needed in other ways, eg handing out programmes, or holding collection buckets How much time do I need to commit?  There are various events throughout the year, so not a regular commitment. Often at weekends. For further details, please contact: Sarah Gottesman on 01275 370 094 or email: volunteer@pennybrohn.org.uk

Events: Information Stall Team Leader - Penny Brohn UK

Why we need you: Supporters who raise funds for the Charity by organising fundraising events often ask us to provide an information stall and help with collections. We need volunteers to oversee and manage stalls at these events and where needed co-ordinate other volunteers. For further details, please contact: Sarah Gottesman on 01275 370 094 or email: volunteer@pennybrohn.org.uk

Befriending Volunteer  -  Womankind

We are looking for volunteer befrienders to provide weekly or fortnightly support to a woman living in South Gloucestershire who is experiencing mental health difficulties.  The women we help are often very isolated and find it difficult to do the normal things most of us take for granted like getting a bus, going for coffee, attending an exercise class, having a friend.    You would help her get out of the house, build up her confidence and self-esteem and do the normal things most of us take for granted with the aim of improving her mental health and wellbeing.  We ask you to spend 2-3 hours per week or fortnight with your befriendee for one year, we will pay your travel expenses.  You will also be required to attend monthly supervision meetings in central Bristol.  The role is suited to women (only) with an ability to relate openly to people, who have a desire to offer support and would like to help and empower another women to achieve things that are meaningful to them. If you are interested in this very rewarding role and would like the opportunity to make a real difference in the life of another women please contact Nicola at nicola@womankindbristol.org.uk for an application pack.

Movement and Memory - Alzheimer's Society

We need volunteers to help us keep running this fun and unique group. Our Movement and Memory group involves all sorts of movement activities from gentle sporting activities such as bowling and badminton, to seated
exercise, games and reminiscence. For more information email cat.watkins@alzheimers.org.uk

Job Club Volunteer - Ashley Community Housing 

This volunteer role would be valuable for anyone interested in community work, support work, employability, supporting the integration of refugees, and promoting equal opportunities for the BME communityIf you are interested in this volunteer position, please email info@ashleyhousing.com with your CV and a brief cover letter or call the office on 0117 954 0433

Community Ambassadors - Bristol Community Transport

Bristol Community Transport (BCT) is Bristol's largest community transport operator and a part of leading transport social enterprise HCT Group. This is a new service which we would like to promote across the city to community groups voluntary sector organisations local authorities etc.  For more information email janjones@hctgroup.org

Community Advice Champion- North Bristol Advice Centre

We are keen to recruit Community Advice Champions to work in the Kingswood area to offer advice support to clients of partner organisations and support our team of caseworkers to assist clients of North Bristol Advice Centre.  Some knowledge of advice work is required plus a willingness to learn; good written and verbal skills with attention to details; reliability and a friendly manner and confident to work independently with clients.  For further information, please contact: Helen Stone on 0117 951 5751 or email: volunteering@northbristoladvice.org.uk

Retail Volunteers needed across Bristol - Children's Hospice South West (CHSW)
Join a vibrant team at our shops across Bristol with roles such as visual merchandise volunteer, stock generator, till operative, back room volunteer, multi-media volunteer, and many more.  CHSW offer volunteers the opportunity to gain NVQ’s in customer service and retail provided by Derby College. For more information, contact Stephanie Robey on 01271 325 270 or email volunteer@chsw.org.uk.

FoodCycle Bristol Hub Leaders - FoodCycle Bristol

FoodCycle’s Hub Leaders play a vital role in delivering their Hubs, so while training will be provided, people applying to be a Hub Leader also need to be suited to the role. Hub Leaders should have the following attributes:a passion for FoodCycle’s mission – to reduce food waste, food poverty and social isolation, while training volunteers; leadership skills, to inspire and lead other volunteers at your Hub; strong listening and teamwork skills – Hub Leaders work with a wide range of volunteers and guests, many of whom will be vulnerable.  For more information email bristolconnects@foodcycle.org.uk

Direct Market Manager - Bristol Refugee Rights 

Do you have experience of marketing a fundraising campaign? BRR is looking for someone who has the skills and experience to plan and lead, in coordination with the Director, Fundraising Manager and the Creche Manager, a campaign in the Bristol area. We are looking for someone to start asap. This is a key area of development for the organisation.
For further information, please contact: Ruth Soandro-Jones on 01179 080844 or email: ruthsj@bristolrefugeerights.org

Welcome Volunteer - Bristol Community Health

Every week hundreds of patients are cared for by our Urgent Care Centre in South Bristol Community Hospital and our Walk in Centre at Boots in Broadmead. They often arrive at the Centres confused or in distress, in need of a friendly face and some reassuring words.  The Urgent Care Centre and Walk in Centre are looking for a Welcome Volunteer to greet patients who arrive at the Centre and help them to orientate themselves. The volunteer will play an active role at the heart of our work, showing patients between departments and keeping the reception area uncluttered and friendly. 

For further information, please contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Greg Juckes on 0117 900 2648 or email: greg.juckes@briscomhealth.nhs.uk

Memory Walk events volunteer - Alzheimer's Society

Description of the opportunity
Memory Walk is the Alzheimer's Society's flagship fundraising event. It is a chance for family and friends to get together, and join thousands of others across the UK, all walking with one common goal: to fight dementia. The money we raise funds the delivery of services, as well as our campaigns and research.
Memory Walk takes place in Bristol on Sunday 9th October and we need inspiring people to join our remarkable team of volunteers to make a difference at our events. We will need people throughout the whole event day - the times, dates and locations will vary depending on the role. However, most of our volunteer roles take place between 08.00 and 14.00.

What will I be doing?
Memory Walk is growing every year, and with more participants then ever expected in 2015, we need over 2000 motivated volunteers to help us at Memory Walks around the country.
· Setting up or packing down the event site
· Giving out medals and water
· Registering on the day participants
· Helping on fundraising stalls
· Bucket collecting
· Covering a marshal point along the route and cheering on our walkers
· Car park marshal
· Route Marking

Festival Volunteers - 4th Sept 2016 - St Werburghs Community Association

We are looking for volunteers for our exciting, fun-packed and free family festival, run by St Werburghs Community Centre and held in Mina Road Park, St Werburghs. We have four zones - entertainment, children's, youth and wellbeing, plus live music and entertainment, bar, freshly cooked food, 60+ stalls and information stands - and on average around 1500 people! We need people to help set up, steward our gates, run information stands, help stalls and help us clear up. In return, we are able to offer our volunteers a delicious hot meal and a drink, plus a ticket for our raffle.

The Picnic in the Park relies completely on the contribution of our amazing team of volunteers. For a tremendously rewarding, exciting and vibrant volunteering opportunity please get in touch! Email Heather: heather@stwerburghs.org.uk or 0117 955 1351

Web Development Volunteer - CCBED

As an IT administrator, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the company's IT network, servers and security systems.  CCBED ask for a minimum of 15 hours per week and period of commitment.  CCBED provide a level of support offered to volunteers, which includes: team meetings; an induction process and we pay expenses.  For further information, please contact: Aliu Bello on 0117 329 1810 or email: aliubello@c-cbed.com

Growing for Bristol Volunteer - Caring in Bristol

You have a willingness to get stuck in and get your hands dirty! You will also have an interest in gardening/growing, relish being part of a team and having fun outdoors.  No previous experience of gardening is necessary as you can learn on the job. You will be happy to work alongside young people who have been homeless, and be able to encourage them to make this growing project a great experience. If you’d like to get come along and find out more, please RSVP to Laura at growing@caringininbristol.org.uk

Volunteer Office Assistant - LinkAge

LinkAge is a Bristol based local charity that works with thousands of older people across Bristol and the surrounding areas to reduce isolation and loneliness, to enrich lives, and to encourage active participation. We are currently looking for a volunteer office assistant to work in the LinkAge main office 3 mornings per week. You will gain experience of working in a busy, friendly office environment. Main tasks will include the following:
• Answering the telephone and dealing with email queries, passing these on to LinkAge colleagues as necessary.• Helping to organise events • Participating in meetings and circulating notes of main action points • Preparing mailouts • Ordering stationary and other office supplies • Organising filing systems • Tidying the office • Inputting data on to the database 

If you're interested in please send an email to lucysaunders@linkagewestofengland.org.uk.

Statutory grants fundraising Volunteer - Penny Brohn UK

We have been successfully helping people with cancer for over 35 years, with our pioneering Bristol Whole Life Approach. We can show people how to live well with cancer and take back control of their health and wellbeing – before, during and after treatment.  This role will be managed by the Partnerships Manager. Training will be provided on raising funds from Statutory bodies, research skills, Raisers Edge (database) training, and we shall provide a thorough induction to the Fundraising team and the Charity.  For further details, please contact: Sarah Gottesman on 01275 370 094 or email: volunteer@pennybrohn.org.uk

Volunteer Family Helper - Rainbow Trust Children's Charity Bristol

We are looking for volunteers from Bristol to assist the Rainbow Trust Family Support team and the Jessie May (Children’s hospice at home) team. You will be supporting families located in Bristol at home, in hospital and in the community.  This role may not be suitable for anyone who has suffered a personal bereavement within the last two years.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
* Practical support to families (e.g. ironing, shopping, gardening)
* Social support for siblings (e.g. supporting interests, craft and play activities, helping with homework)
* Social support for families (e.g. support at hospital)

If you're interested please contact Rachel Stewart by email: rachel.stewart@rainbowtrust.org.uk.

Low Cost Wednesday Receptionist - Hamilton House Wellbeing Rooms

Want to be part of an exciting therapist-led space in the heart of the city?
We're looking for a capable enthusiastic individual who can be our receptionist in our Low Cost Wednesday Clinic.
The main tasks will include meeting and greeting clients and therapists, taking bookings over the phone or in person, maintaining the space, creating a welcoming atmosphere for all using this clinic and taking responsibility for bringing the LCW sign in from to the pavement outside Hamilton House upon leaving. In quiet times other members of the Wellbeing team may request to delegate administrative tasks (including those for our outreach work).
For more information contact nealey@coexistuk.org/07530430656