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  • Development Education Centre South Yorkshire (DECSY) logo

    Fundraising Volunteer 2021/22

    Development Education Centre South Yorkshire (DECSY)

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Sep 2021 and 31 Aug 2022

    Help with researching potential funders, input on grant bid writing, some marketing and advertising, possible fundraising event creation / planning.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesEducation, Equality and liberation
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • WhenTuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsAdministration, Design, Marketing, Organising, Social media
    • Careers and AspirationsMarketing, Media and journalism, Third sector and charity work
  • Beards & Books / The Library of Life logo

    Marketing / PR 2021/22

    Beards & Books / The Library of Life

    This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2022

    This role is about communicating Beards and Books’ message to the world, promoting a positive image of our organisation and finding ways to attract a new audience. You will need the ability to reach a wider audience that inspires more people to contribute and, as a result, generate more funds for Beards and Books. With the use of marketing and Public Relations, you will also let the world know the organisation’s integrity in how it spends money. Responsibilities include:-Planning and carrying out PR campaigns and strategies.-Monitoring the public and media’s opinion of Beards and Books.-Using all forms of media to build, maintain and manage the portrayal of the organisation.-Managing, arranging and overseeing events.-Monitoring publicity and press coverage.-Coordinating paid and unpaid advertising.

    This role is preferably at the office.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesArts and culture, Children and families, Libraries
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • WhenSaturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsAdministration, Enterprise and business skills, Marketing, Organising, Social media
    • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Marketing, Third sector and charity work
  • Heeley Development Trust logo

    Digital Champion Volunteer 2021/22

    Heeley Development Trust

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Jan 2020 and 31 Aug 2022 Closing date for applications is 31 Jul.

    Do you want to change somebody's life? If you think you have the skills to support digitally excluded people to learn basics of using computers and the internet, we'd like to recruit you as a Digital Champion. Digital exclusion is a serious issue that restricts a person's ability to stay in touch with friends and family, find work and the best deals for goods and services, and remain an active member of their community. What are Digital Champions?Digital Champions teach people the skills and confidence to use computers and the internet by themselves, and become digitally included. Heeley Trust is a community organisation that deploys volunteer Digital Champions in venues across Sheffield, changing lives and strengthening communities. You don’t need to be a computer expert, or have any qualifications in IT, to be a Digital Champion. You need to be confident with computers, but much more important are patience, reliability and excellent communication skills. Working as a Digital Champion is fun and rewarding, a good way to meet people, and looks great on your CV. Heeley Trust supports their Digital Champions with training and is happy to provide references and letters of commendation to volunteers seeking employment.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesEducation, Older people, Social isolation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Communication skills, Digital and technology, Teaching, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsTeaching, Third sector and charity work
  • The Snowdrop Project logo

    Befriender 2021/22

    The Snowdrop Project

    This opportunity takes place from 01 Sep 2021 Applications closed on 11 Oct.

    Befrienders support survivors of trafficking to recover from their past and integrate into the community. They work to provide holistic support by:- Providing friendship and extra support to survivors of trafficking by building a relationship with them, going for coffees together, helping Snowdrop clients to go to community activities such as dance and sewing. - Advocating for survivors at various appointments as necessary.- Signposting clients to other organisations and services in Sheffield.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesHuman rights and trafficking, Refugees and asylum seekers, Social isolation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Communication skills, Listening
    • Careers and AspirationsPsychology, Social work, Third sector and charity work
  • Steel Valley Project logo

    Environmental Project Assistant 2021/22

    Steel Valley Project

    This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2021 and 31 Aug 2022

    Are you looking to gain experience in practical conservation/countryside management work in the area? If so, you'd do well to join our practical volunteer team and join in with work that takes place in the countryside surrounding Stocksbridge. Commitment is to one or more days of work per week

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    Check out our Website https://steelvalleyproject.org/ //  Facebook: @TheSteelValleyProject // Twitter: @steel_valley 

    • CausesEnvironment and conservation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Gardening, Hands-on tasks, Listening, Outdoors
  • Sheffield Cathedral logo

    Welcomer 2021/22

    Sheffield Cathedral

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Sep 2021 and 31 Jul 2022

    Working within Sheffield Cathedral to welcome all who enterListen to visitors and respond to needGive information re locations for private prayer and services. Share information on history, heritage, events, meetings planned as lockdown is eased.Direct visitors to meetings, events, concerts, studies or services taking place within Sheffield CathedralAssist visitors with general enquiries about Sheffield, sharing your knowledge of the city and Yorkshire

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesArts and culture, Community events and festivals, Museums and heritage
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Befriending, Communication skills, Listening, Practice my English
    • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage
  • Sheffield Museums logo

    Visitor Welcome Volunteer 2021/22

    Sheffield Museums

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Sep 2020 and 31 Aug 2022

    We’re looking for volunteers to support the Visitor Experience Team to provide a warm welcome and an enjoyable visit to the museum for all our visitors. We aim to inspire people to get involved, be creative and connect with their city, and the Visitor Experience Team is front and centre of this approach to visitor care and participation. What will you be doing?You will be supporting our staff team to:• Provide an excellent welcome to all visitors to our sites. This involves meeting and greeting visitors and ensuring everyone has an enjoyable and safe time.• Help to orientate and assist visitors who might need wayfinding, support or guidance during their visit.• Promote the work of Sheffield Museums and our charitable status; encouraging visitor donations.There may also be opportunities to:• Promote events and activities taking place on-site, for example, Talks, Tours, Family Activities.• Engage with visitors to encourage them to take part in simple craft activities and preparing resources for the activities. These may run during school holidays only. • Encourage participation in museum trails. This involves promoting the seasonal trails by directing family visitors to these. This may involve dressing-up if you wish (for example, Santa hats at Christmas time), and also involves encouraging donations to cover the cost of trails and handing out prizes for completed trails. Trails are still in development at some sites.• Help with activities like visitor surveys and object handling (when they resume)

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance* 

    For more information about us, look at our website http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk and social media: Facebook @SheffieldMuseums // Twitter @SheffMuseums

    Volunteer times
    Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet: Saturdays, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm; Sundays, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm in term time. During school holidays, Thursday to Saturday, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm; Sundays 11am-1pm and 2-4pm.

    Kelham Island Museum: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm; Sundays, 1-3pm.

    Weston Park Museum: Tuesday to Sunday, 10.45am – 1pm in term time, and 10.45am-1pm and 12.45pm – 3pm during school holidays.

    • CausesArts and culture, Museums and heritage
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenTuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Events and stewarding, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Third sector and charity work
  • Boccia England logo

    Boccia Event Assistant / Time Keeper 2021/22

    Boccia England

    This opportunity takes place between 26 Feb 2022 and 27 Feb 2022 Closing date for applications is 20 Feb.

    Boccia is a disability Paralympic sport similar to bowls. Boccia England are excited to be returning to Sheffield for more competitions in February 2022! Join us as a Volunteer Time Keeper to manage the electronic scoring / timing system during boccia matches.The role of Boccia Time Keeper is essentially using an iPad on court to score and time the boccia matches – no previous experience is required – full training is provided.

    Have you ever heard of boccia? It's a unique disability sport, and for some individuals, it is the only sport they can play. This is a unique opportunity to experience a Paralympic sport with no previous experience required.

    To find out more about boccia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awQ1iFnug5g&t=39s

    To find out more about volunteering with boccia: https://youtu.be/gDUlUqBU3tM

    Please note that there may be Covid-19 procedures in place including a requirement to wear a face covering when on the boccia court.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesDisability, Sport and exercise
    • Frequencyone-off
    • WhenSaturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsEvents and stewarding, Sport and coaching
  • The HOPE Community Allotment Project logo

    Volunteer 2021/22

    The HOPE Community Allotment Project

    This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2022

    Our project aims to help people with social barriers, such as learning disabilities or long-term unemployment, to learn how to grow their own produce and to socialise through gardening. The project has three main allotments split into many smaller plots in which users and volunteers can grow their own vegetables and plants. We ideally need friendly volunteers to work with and alongside users (preparing the ground, sowing seeds, harvesting) as well as general help with maintaining the plots (weeding, fixing paths, cutting hedges, etc). We are continuously looking for volunteers who can regularly spare one morning (or more) a week with us.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesDisability, Environment and conservation, Learning disability, Mental health, Older people, Social isolation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Thursday morning, Saturday morning
    • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Gardening, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors
    • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare, Third sector and charity work
  • The Snowdrop Project logo

    Childcare Volunteer 2021/22

    The Snowdrop Project

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Aug 2021 and 31 Aug 2022 Applications closed on 11 Oct.

    Childcare volunteers help to remove barriers for survivors so they can access counselling and community activities, as well as fostering social inclusion and integration.

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesChildren and families, Human rights and trafficking, Social isolation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Communication skills, Hands-on tasks, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsPsychology, Social work, Third sector and charity work
  • The Snowdrop Project logo

    Renovation Project Volunteer 2021/22

    The Snowdrop Project

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Oct 2020 and 31 Aug 2022

    Next Renovation 19th, 20th, 21st October 2021 10am - 3pm!Could you help transform an empty house into a home? We need renovation volunteers to paint and redecorate old empty houses so our clients - survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery - can move into their first permanent home in the UK!This is a brilliant opportunity to get creative, meet lovely people, and do something good for others.No experience or artistic skills needed, just enthusiasm and willingness!

    Next Renovation 19th, 20th, 21st October 2021 10am - 3pm!

    If you're interested, please let us know on info@snowdropproject.co.uk. We will add you to the database and will be in touch when we have a renovation coming up. We'd love to hear from you!

    *After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

    • CausesHuman rights and trafficking, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Creativity, Hands-on tasks, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work
  • The River Stewardship Company logo

    Casual Volunteer 2020/21

    The River Stewardship Company

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Oct 2020 and 30 Dec 2021

    River Stewardship Company (RSC) run volunteer days on the River Don in Sheffield to manage litter and debris and to clear vegetation. The aim is to create a biodiverse river that can be enjoyed by the general public as well as control flood risk.

    Volunteer days currently run every Tuesday, at various points along the river Don, 10am - 1pm. We provide all tools and equipment, as well as safety and hygeine equipment due to covid-19, but ask that you wear sturdy boots and clothing appropriate for the weather. 

    Register as a volunteer and sign up to our mailing list by clicking here. You will then receive emails about upcoming volunteer days and can sign up to a session.

    Upcoming volunteer days will be also advertised regularly on Facebook, through which you can register. You can follow us at www.facebook.com/RiverStewards

    To ensure everyone's safety, we are still restricting numbers and asking people to adhere to social distancing and hygine guidelines. Volunteers will need to follow the Government’s Rule of 6 and local instructions. Due to guidelines, it is ESSENTIAL that you register and sign up to the specific session so that we can limit attendees and ensure everyones safety.

     

    The River Stewardship Company manages the Riverlution programme, which offers regular volunteer days in partnership with several organisations, to help protect waterways for people and wildlife. There’s always something to get involved from litter picking and debris removal to scrub clearance and vegetation management. 

    • CausesCommunity events and festivals, Environment and conservation, Social isolation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenTuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsHands-on tasks, Outdoors, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work
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