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Local Event & Networking Volunteer

Location:
Appley Cliff
Time commitment:

Time commitment will vary, but we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are looking for an engaging role where you can develop your marketing and advertising skills, join Leonard Cheshire as an Event Research Volunteer.
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Volunteering Quality and Training Designer

Location:
Vauxhall, London
Time commitment:

We are flexible on timings but would want the project completed by the end of February.

Support the quality team to design training hand books for volunteers. The volunteering team are looking for someone with experience of creative suite (or other design programmes) to help them with a short term project. They are redesigning their...
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Digital Champion for Athol House

Location:
Dulwich, London
Time commitment:

We’d like volunteers who can volunteer during the week, Monday to Friday, between 9 to 5. We’d like a volunteer who can give at least one day or two half days a week. We hope that our volunteers will commit to at least 6 months with us.

Shop online? Happy using email, Facebook and Google?Confident explaining things? Then you could be a Digital Champion! 25% of people with a registered disability are offline compared with 6% of the rest of the UK. Use your IT skills to support a dis
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Activities volunteer

Location:
Eithinog, Colwyn Bay
Time commitment:

This can be flexible, but we do ask that volunteers are able to commit to at least 2 hours per week.

As an organisation, we believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose- with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society. It is...
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Befriender Volunteer

Location:
Eithinog, Colwyn Bay
Time commitment:

-       3 hours every fortnight

-       Minimum commitment of 6 months

This role is to enable one of our customers to get out and about to activities, and to develop a social relationship with a volunteer.
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Befriender

Location:
Holehird, Windermere
Time commitment:

Ideally, you would be free to come on a weekly basis for a couple of hours a week or more. Feel free to contact us to discuss the opportunity, and your availability. 

Have you got a few hours a week to spare, to come and chat to our residents? We can match you to a resident with similar interests, or you can help us with our regular crosswords and word games!
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Fundraising Volunteer

Location:
Glasgow
Time commitment:

One to two hours per week/fortnight.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly volunteer to help us raise money for Leonard Cheshire. This could be by organising fundraising events in your local area, or assisting at fundraising events already planned. Recent events included the...
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Events Researcher

Location:
Glasgow
Time commitment:

Time commitment will vary, but we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are looking for an engaging role where you can develop your marketing and advertising skills, join Leonard Cheshire as an Event Research Volunteer.
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Female Befriender Volunteer

Location:
Carluke
Time commitment:

Flexible hours 

We are looking for a female volunteer for a lady with additional support needs who has several interests and hobbies. She particularly enjoys having beauty treats- this could be hand massage, manicure or nail painting. She enjoys music - and loves...
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Befriender

Location:
Parkhead
Time commitment:

1/2/ 3 hours per week/fortnight

Leonard Cheshire are looking for befriending volunteers to support the residents in our service, either in their own shared homes or to enable them to pursue social activities outside of the home. Our residents are mainly older people with...