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  • Bath Royal Literacy and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) logo

    STEM Ambassadors

    Bath Royal Literacy and Scientific Institution (BRLSI)

    This opportunity takes place between 11 Dec 2018 and 01 Aug 2019.

    Young BRLSI are looking for committed volunteers to assist at their science workshops for young children. The Young BRLSI programme is part of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution's outreach initiative: involving enthusiastic learners under the age of 18 in all aspects of science and technology. The Workshops take place every second Saturday of the month and we would be most delighted to have you along! If you would like to know more about the programme please email YBRLSI-VOL@brlsi.org and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer, Tutor
    • Work withChildren and Young People, Other, Schools and Education
    • Communication Skills
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • IT Skills
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • Motor Neurone Disease Association logo

    Campaigns Contact

    Motor Neurone Disease Association

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Aug 2018 and 12 Sep 2019.

    To lead on campaigning in your branch or group and encourage others to take action locally, to amplify the voice of people living with motor neurone disease (MND) To promote our central campaignslocally, such asour Champion the Charter campaign

    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Work withConservation and Campaigning, Disability and Health
    • Communication Skills
    • Decision Making
    • Initiative
    • Organisation/Planning
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • Swan Advocacy logo

    Relevant Person's Representative

    Swan Advocacy

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Aug 2018 and 20 Dec 2019.

    The Relevant Person's Representative supports clients who lack capacity - either due to dementia, brain injury, learning difficulty or complex need; to ensure their best interests are safeguarded.

    • Work withAdults and Older People, Disability and Health
    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Communication Skills
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Decision Making
    • Initiative
    • IT Skills
    • Leadership
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • YHA England and Wales logo

    YHA Hostel Placement

    YHA England and Wales

    This opportunity takes place from 20 Dec 2018.

    We have residential placements available at some well-loved hostels. City, country or coastal, the choice is yours! Our hostel placements are perfect if you want to gain hospitality experience, complete a work placement as part of your course of study or simply get away from home and lend a hand.

    • Work withAdults and Older People, Children and Young People
    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Commercial Awareness
    • Communication Skills
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Enterprise
    • Initiative
    • IT Skills
    • Organisation/Planning
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • YHA England and Wales logo

    YHA Working Holiday Volunteer

    YHA England and Wales

    This opportunity takes place from 20 Dec 2018.

    Our hostels would love some volunteer help this winter with Working Holidays. Tasks vary between hostels but mostly involve painting and decorating, garden and grounds work and cleaning.

    • Work withAdults and Older People, Children and Young People
    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Communication Skills
    • Decision Making
    • Initiative
    • Leadership
    • Organisation/Planning
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • Home-Start Kennet logo

    Home visiting volunteers supporting parents

    Home-Start Kennet

    This opportunity takes place between 06 May 2019 and 12 Jul 2019. Applications closed on 22 Apr.

    Home–Start Kennet helps families who are struggling to cope. Helping families with children under 5, our volunteers provide 1-1 support to families in their own home. We support families facing challenges such as: isolation, family breakdown, post natal depression and multiple birth. Whatever the challenge, we offer non-judgemental support. We’re looking for volunteers who are: friendly, caring and positive, parents or have experience of raising a child, and are a good listener. If this is you, and you understand the pressures of family life, then why not join Home–Start Kennet?

    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Work withChildren and Young People, Disability and Health
    • Communication Skills
    • Organisation/Planning
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • Alzheimers Society Bath and North East Somerset logo

    Side by Side Volunteer

    Alzheimers Society Bath and North East Somerset

    This opportunity takes place between 24 Sep 2018 and 24 Sep 2019.

    Side by Side is an initiative whereby volunteers are matched with people living with dementia based on their shared interests and hobbies. The goal is to create mutually beneficial relationships, reduce social isolation, and encourage the person with dementia to remain engages and active.

    • Work withAdults and Older People
    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
  • Code Club logo

    Code Club Volunteer

    Code Club

    This opportunity takes place between 11 Oct 2018 and 04 Jun 2019.

    VOLUNTEERING - Code Club Support, - help teach children 9-13 years old, 1hr pw/ min 6 weeks, how to program - no need to know coding , as training can be given

    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Work withOther, Schools and Education
    • Communication Skills
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Decision Making
    • IT Skills
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
  • Girlguiding Bath logo

    Youth Leader

    Girlguiding Bath

    This opportunity takes place between 06 Jan 2019 and 06 Jan 2020.

    Girlguiding in Bath are always on the look out for new volunteers to work with the youth groups we run. You might like to work with: Rainbows (girls aged 5-7) Brownies (girls aged 7-10) Guides (girls aged 10-14) or Rangers (girls aged 14-18) Although most of our groups meet weekly you can volunteer to help as regularly as you like... some of our volunteers attend every week, others join in fortnightly, monthly or termly depending on their other commitments. Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. We are for all girls and young women, whatever their background and circumstances. We offer them fun, exciting activities and the chance to make life-long friends. This role is only open to females over the age of 18 (if you are male or under 18 you can't take on a youth leader role but we may be able to find you an alternative position). There are no specific skills required as such, we just need people who: * Enjoy being around children and young people * Are reliable (we need people to turn up when they say they will!) * Enjoy being part of a team and * Can get stuck in, give things a go and have fun!

    • Work withOther
    • Role TypeSports Coach
    • Cultural Awareness
  • Carer Support Wiltshire logo

    Carer Information Service HUB, Bath Royal United Hospital

    Carer Support Wiltshire

    This opportunity takes place between 20 Jan 2019 and 29 Jun 2019. Closing date for applications is 01 Jun.

    Carer Support Wiltshire are involved with innovative projects, one being to develop Carer’s Hubs and Carer Information Services at the Royal United, Bath, Great Western, Swindon, Salisbury District Hospital and the Community Hospitals. The Carers Hub at the Royal United in Bath has key presence in the Atrium, providing an informative and relaxing area to receive information and sign posting. As a Carer Hub volunteer you will actively engage with people visiting the hospital both on the wards and at the Hub, raise awareness of services that are available to support carers, and refer new unpaid carers to the Carer Centre’s. You liaise with ward staff where appropriate, record how many people you engage with and respond sensitively to carer’s enquiries.

    • Work withAdults and Older People, Children and Young People, Disability and Health
    • Role TypeCommunity Volunteer
    • Communication Skills
    • Initiative
    • Organisation/Planning
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork
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