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Rebecca with Jacob, a volunteer, at the Gloucestershire House fashion show

Project Sparks workshop volunteer

Location:
Derry/Londonderry
Time commitment:

To be confirmed.

Potential volunteers should be available Friday 10th December and Friday 17th December.

We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteers to assist our staff and the people we support, to attend the workshops where we will learn about music composition and performance.

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Volunteer Gardener | ARBI Belfast

Location:
ARBI | Belfast
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer gardeners at Leonard Cheshire ARBI

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Volunteer Befriender | Belfast

Location:
Belfast
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month

We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteer befrienders for our services in Belfast.

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Digital Befriending Volunteer

Location:
Belfast
Time commitment:

Can be discussed and agreed in advance

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to support an individual with the basics of operating the computer, while also having a chat and exchanging stories.

Rebecca with Jacob, a volunteer, at the Gloucestershire House fashion show

Activities Volunteer | Belfast

Location:
Belfast
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for a number of activity volunteers at Leonard Cheshire services in Belfast.

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Volunteer Escort | St Cecilia’s

Location:
St Cecilia’s | London
Time commitment:
  • 3 months minimum commitment
  • Minimum 2 hours per week

We are currently recruiting a volunteer to help escort residents to church on a Sunday.

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Outdoors Support Volunteer

Location:
Stranraer
Time commitment:

Days of the week and times are flexible and will be discussed in detail and agreed beforehand to ensure that arrangements suit all parties involved.

Our usual volunteering is only a commitment of around one visit of 2 hours a week - or more if desirable.

We are looking for eager people who would love to spend time outdoors with the people we support. Whether you enjoy a casual stroll or a game of football, we are positive you would be a great friend to the people we support.

Music at Cossham Gardens

Music Volunteers

Location:
Stranraer
Time commitment:

Early evenings will be preferred but actual times, dates and venues will be discussed in detail to suit the volunteer musician and the service to ensure that all parties are comfortable with the arrangement.

Do you love to sing? Maybe you play an instrument? Whether you are a spirited armature or professional, we are looking for passionate volunteers to help create unforgettable experiences for the people we support.

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Fundraising Admin Volunteer

Location:
Dumfries
Time commitment:

Generally, 2-3 hours a week at most when street collections are ongoing in the Spring and Summer months. Collection cans in shops are administered routinely throughout the year. All money raised is counted and accounted for in our service Administration Office. Time commitment is discussed and agreed beforehand to ensure that everyone is happy.

We are looking for friendly-faced volunteers to help our team support local people to live better lives.

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Group Activities Volunteer

Location:
Stranraer
Time commitment:

Days and times of volunteering visits are discussed and agreed with the volunteer to suit all parties. This role will be best managed with early evening visits, i.e. 6pm for an hour or two.

We are looking for enthusiastic people who will enjoy spending time with the people we support and love to support various activities. Whether you enjoy cinema, board games or music we are positive you would be a great befriender.