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Community Allotment Volunteer

Location:
Levenshulme Allotments | Manchester
Time commitment:

Minimum of 1 day a week

Minimum of 3 months

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to participate in a community allotment project. You would be responsible for working on the allotment under direction & assisting Leonard Cheshire residents and other community partners to use the space.

Silvija, a volunteer, with Lynn, a day centre user doing an arts and crafts activity

Community Volunteer

Location:
Liverpool/Manchester
Time commitment:

Minimum of 2 hours a week – flexibly arranged with the community volunteering coordinator.

We are currently recruiting for a number of community volunteers to help support disabled people to access their communities

Andrew, a day centre user, with Ross, a volunteer

Volunteer Befriender

Location:
Athol House | London
Time commitment:
  • 3 months minimum commitment
  • Minimum 2 hours per week between the hours of 10am - 3pm, Monday to Friday.

We are currently recruiting for number of volunteer befrienders to help support service users with daily activities at the Randall Close Resource centre.

Andrew, a day centre user, with Ross, a volunteer

Employment Training Support Volunteer

Location:
Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion | Wales
Time commitment:

Each cohort will last seven weeks with two sessions per week. We will have a two week break in-between cohorts.

(Roughly five hours a week during cohorts)

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to join the WoW team in changing the lives of disabled people through the world of work, education and volunteering.

Musician

Volunteer Musician

Location:
Dorchester and/or virtually
Time commitment:
  • Up to 3hrs per month including planning meeting & setting up and packing away.
  • The live sessions are usually weekly on a Wednesday morning 10.30-11.30 am.
  • Music recordings can be made and used for our virtual and telephone meetings.

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to entertain & befriend group members including DLDS residents and community friendship groups.

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Survey Support Volunteer

Location:
Various Locations around N.Ireland
Time commitment:

We ask for at least 2-3 hours each week. This can be flexible but needs to work around the availability of the volunteer, person we support and the service.

We are currently looking for volunteers to assist our customers in completing a survey feedback form on their experiences with Leonard Cheshire.

Volunteer Owen Thomas wearing a Leonard Cheshire tshirt and smiling

Campaign Group Volunteer

Location:
Wolverhampton & Birmingham
Time commitment:

Approximately 6 hours commitment every month.

As a volunteer in our Community Development team, you'll campaign on local issues and raise awareness to support all aspects of the work Leonard Cheshire does

Bev using assistive technology at Hill House

Tech Volunteer

Location:
Isle of Wight
Time commitment:

We ask that volunteers commit to a set day/s each week. Hours are flexible.

We are currently recruiting a volunteer to help demonstrate a variety of assistive hardware and assist with the support of using online video software such as Zoom and Teams

Josh, a speaker giving a presentation about Disability Hate Crime

Workshop Volunteers

Location:
Appley Cliff | Isle of Wight
Time commitment:

Flexible

We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteers to assist with delivering a range of workshops and presentations

Bev using assistive tech at Hill House

Virtual Volunteer Football Fan

Location:
King Street | Leicestershire
Time commitment:

15 – 30 minutes on a regular basis pre- or post-match analysis.

Several of our resident’s love football and chatting all things football related. Unfortunately, they do not have access to Sky or BT sport and can no longer go to the pub to catch a game. We are looking to be connect with like, minded footie fans