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Volunteer Fundraiser

Location:
Chiltern House | Buckinghamshire
Time commitment:

This role requires 1-2 hours per week in the weeks leading up to the event and time on the day to assist in the running of the event itself.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, organised individual to take the lead in liaising with Volunteers, Staff and Residents to ensure the continued successful running of our fundraising events

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Edinburgh Services | Edinburgh
Time commitment:

Flexible

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Sobell Lodge | Kent
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

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Virtual Befriender

Location:
St Bridgets | West Sussex
Time commitment:

Flexible, depending on the requirements of services. A minimum of 3 months commitment, a minimum of 4 hours per month.  

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To help and support Leonard Cheshire care home residents to remain connected and combat potential isolation using digital technology on a range of platforms (including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Facetime, skype & Facebook Portals).

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Virtual Befriender

Location:
Fethneys | Worthing
Time commitment:

Flexible, depending on the requirements of services. A minimum of 3 months commitment, a minimum of 4 hours per month.  

To help and support Leonard Cheshire care home residents to remain connected and combat potential isolation using digital technology on a range of platforms (including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Facetime, skype & Facebook Portals).

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Virtual Befriender

Location:
Bradbury Wing | Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Time commitment:

Dependent on need and Volunteers commitment.

We are looking for volunteers with an interest in travel and films, to provide support to a Leonard Cheshire resident in our service through digital technology such as Zoom and Skype

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Heatherley | West Sussex
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

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Friendship Group helper/befriender volunteers

Location:
Dorchester Dorset DT1 3DF
Time commitment:

2-3 hours twice or once a month on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.

We are looking for volunteers to help with our community friendship group. Our group helps connect local people who are isolated or/and live with a disability. Our group members can enjoy a cuppa and a chat along music, talks & demos.

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Speaker Marketing Intern

Home-Based:
Liverpool
Time commitment:

Minimum of 2-3days a week

Minimum of 3 months

Leonard Cheshire is offering a fantastic opportunity to support the speaker network coordinator in promoting disability equality and Leonard Cheshire to businesses, community groups and schools.

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Leonard Cheshire Speaker (#002)

Location:
Dumfries / Stranraer
Time commitment:

Will vary from month to month dependent on requests from groups in your area. However we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per month for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are looking for an engaging role where you can deliver presentations about our charity to groups and/or support disabled people to deliver disability equality and inclusion sessions to groups, join Leonard Cheshire as a Speaker.