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  • St Wilfrid's Centre logo

    Kitchen Volunteer 2020/21 (expression of interest)

    St Wilfrid's Centre

    This opportunity takes place between 21 Aug 2018 and 31 Aug 2021.

    Expression of interest only. Please note: recruitment for this role is currently on hold as the activity is not able to happen at the moment, but you can still apply to register your interest and a member of the team will contact you about volunteering in the future. Interested in cooking? Want to help a local charity support socially excluded men and women? If you’re looking to gain new skills and experience of working in a kitchen environment, look no further - St Wilfrid's Centre needs kitchen volunteers!

    Expression of interest only. Please note: recruitment for this role is currently on hold as the activity is not able to happen at the moment, but you can still apply to register your interest and a member of the team will contact you about volunteering in the future.

    • CausesHomelessness, Learning disability, Mental health
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsHands-on tasks
    • Careers and AspirationsSocial work, Third sector and charity work
  • Age UK Sheffield logo

    Age UK Marshal for Sheffield Half Marathon 2021

    Age UK Sheffield

    This opportunity takes place on 26 Sep 2021. Closing date for applications is 12 Aug.

    Age UK are taking part in Sheffield Half Marathon on Sunday 26th September 2021. Could you be part of a friendly team and help to marshal the event and support many local and national charities? Your support will make a difference to the success of the event.

    Sheffield Half Marathon Sunday 26th September. 9.30am-1pm. You can be part of a team to marshall this event. 

    It's been cancelled the last few dates so we are really hoping this is going to be a really big celebration in the open air. 

    Covid-safe. We also need runners! 

    • CausesSport and exercise
    • Frequencyone-off
    • WhenSunday morning, Sunday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsHands-on tasks, Outdoors, Sport and coaching
    • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work
  • Speak with IT logo

    Volunteer Speech Support Worker 2020/21

    Speak with IT

    This opportunity takes place between 09 Sep 2019 and 09 Sep 2021.

    Speak With IT are a charity supporting people with aphasia across Yorkshire and are looking to recruit volunteers to join the exciting Speech Therapy programme. We assist patients suffering from aphasia to recover their verbal communication ability, this maintains their ability to influence their environment, maintain social relationships and improve their quality of life.

    Speak With IT are currently recruiting volunteers to participate in their videocall scheme, which supports clients with aphasia (a speech and communication disorfer) to use computer therapy over the videocalling platform, Zoom. Volunteers will be provided with their own Zoom login through which they will schedule appointments with the client they are matched with. Appointments will consist of practicing speech therapy techniques using approved apps and supported conversation to assist the client in achieving functional goals around their speech and communication. 

    Ideally volunteers will have a caseload of clients (usually between 2-3) whom they will support on a regular basis, with appointments taking place at least on a monthly basis. Hours are not set so these appointments can be organised around your convenience, though it is common that our clients experience stroke related fatigue, meaning morning appointments are usually preferable.

    Prior to matching, all volunteers will receive training detailing what aphasia is, its general effects, useful supported conversation techniques and how to effectively use speech therapy apps. The majority of our client referrals come from NHS speech and language therapists, though we do accept self-referrals from individuals and carers of people with aphasia. Every client comes with an assessment of their strengths and requirements, as well as recommendations on what software and exercises to focus on.

    Volunteers are vital to providing support for our clients, many of whom are no longer eligible for speech therapy on the NHS. The support you provide will be a lifeline, not only giving the opportunity for our clients' to improve their speech and communication, but also the chance to socialise whilst many of our vulnerable clients have opted to shield.

    Speak With IT will be running a concurrent face-to-face service from the 21st September for clients who are unable to access videocalls. Local restrictions will be taken into account in all matching scenarios, but for volunteers who are eligible and have expressed an interest, they will be matched with a client to visit at home to work on speech therapy apps in a socially distanced face-to-face setting. 

    • CausesDisability, Older people, Social isolation
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • 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 AspirationsSpeech and language therapy, Third sector and charity work
  • Green City Action logo

    Volunteer Gardener 2020/21 (expression of interest)

    Green City Action

    This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2019 and 31 Aug 2021.

    An opportunity to volunteer on our beautiful community allotment - help us maintain our allotment for work with schools, women's groups & local community. We need people to carry out gardening tasks on our community allotment ie preparing soil, planting, weeding, harvesting etc. You will learn how to garden, working alongside experienced people and have the opportunity to work outside in a great environment.

    Please note: Due to Covid-19, the allotment sessions are active, but we have far fewer spaces available. You can still apply to register your interest and a member of the team will contact you about volunteering in the future

    • CausesEnvironment and conservation
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenThursday morning
    • Skills and InterestsGardening, Practice my English
    • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work
  • Steel Valley Project logo

    Environmental Project Assistant 2020/21 (expression of interest)

    Steel Valley Project

    This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2018 and 31 Aug 2021.

    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

    Please note: recruitment for this role is currently on hold as the activity is not able to happen at the moment, but you can still apply to register your interest and a member of the team will contact you when the volunteer sessions restart.

    • 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
  • Age UK Sheffield logo

    Age UK Sheffield Fundraiser 2020/21

    Age UK Sheffield

    This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2021.

    Could you do a sponsored walk? Run a pub quiz? A football match? An office bake sale? Help out at a festival? Host a coffee morning? As a Volunteer Fundraiser you'll play a vital role in ensuring vulnerable, older people across Sheffield have the support they need when they need it most. Bring us your ideas and we will help you realise them! All activities must follow current Covid-19 guidelines.

    At Age UK Sheffield fundraising is a brilliant way to support us, why not do it? We can promote the fundraising you are doing on our social media pages which both raises our profile as a local and national charity and hopefully brings in more much needed funds. 

    All activities must follow current Covid-19 guidelines.

    • CausesOlder people, Social isolation
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
    • Skills and InterestsEvents and stewarding, Hands-on tasks, Listening, Organising, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare, Social work, Third sector and charity work
  • Sheffield Cathedral logo

    Welcomer 2021

    Sheffield Cathedral

    This opportunity takes place between 07 Apr 2021 and 24 Dec 2021.

    Working within Sheffield Cathedral to welcome all who enterListen to visitors and respond to needGive information re locations for private prayer and services until 17 May. 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

    • 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
  • 35th Sheffield Scout Group logo

    Assistant Beaver Scout Leader 2020/21

    35th Sheffield Scout Group

    This opportunity takes place between 17 Sep 2020 and 31 May 2021.

    As Assistant Leader you'll help run the Beaver Scout Section (6-8 year olds); you'll help plan & deliver our 'Balanced Programme' to the section with help from the Cub Scout Leader, Section Assistants & Young Leaders. Currently this is a virtual programme, typically through zoom or email.

    • CausesChildren and families, Education, Sport and exercise
    • FrequencyEvery week
    • WhenWednesday evening, Thursday evening
    • Skills and InterestsAdministration, Art and craft, Organising, Outdoors, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsEngineering, Marketing, Science
  • Sheffield Cathedral logo

    Event Steward 2021

    Sheffield Cathedral

    This opportunity takes place between 20 Apr 2021 and 31 Dec 2021.

    Be part of Sheffield Cathedral's wide and varied events programme by stewarding for - Ask me helper during the Bears exhibition; Vintage markets; Worth the Weight sales; craft and flea markets; musical concerts to a wide variety of musical genres; art installations; and community events.What will I be doing? Welcoming people attending the event Checking tickets Directing people to their seats and explaining the layout of facilities within the building Selling tickets on door, and handling cash appropriately Being conscious of health and safety at all times Observing the gathered audience for any signs of illness or disturbance, and seeking appropriate assistance Marshalling visitors from the building in the event of an evacuation Assisting in setting up the event and in resetting to a Cathedral afterwards, as directed Collecting glasses Distributing programmes and promotional materialsWhere will I be carrying out my tasks?Within Sheffield Cathedral buildings or on the forecourt, as appropriate to the event.

    • CausesArts and culture, Community events and festivals, Museums and heritage
    • FrequencyFlexible
    • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday evening
    • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Communication skills, Events and stewarding, Hands-on tasks, Teamwork
    • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Marketing, Third sector and charity work
  • Action Tutoring logo

    Volunteer Tutors - English or Maths 2020/21

    Action Tutoring

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Sep 2019 and 20 Jul 2021.

    As a volunteer English or maths tutor with us you will be able to select one of our partner schools and tutor either on the school premises or remotely. You will work with one or two pupils for an hour a week, across the course of a school term. Sessions are delivered on the school premises or online at the same time each week, so the opportunity can flexibly slot into university schedules. We provide all of our tutors with training and resources, and we will also process a DBS check for you.

     

     

    • CausesEducation, Teenagers and young adults
    • 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, Teaching
    • Careers and AspirationsTeaching
  • We have various opportunities: Arts In Health Volunteer, Clothing for Patients Project, Companion Volunteer, Emergency Department Volunteer, Sheffield Hospitals Charity Volunteer, Outpatients Volunteer, Patient Feedback Volunteer, Pharmacy Runner, Ward Volunteer and Welcomer Volunteer. For information about our current recruitment, please see our website: www.sth.nhs.uk/work-for-us/volunteering e-mail: sth.volunteer@nhs.net or call: 0114 2715735

    Please note: recruitment for this role is currently on hold as the activity is not able to happen at the moment, but you can still apply to register your interest. Please go to the website for more information and updates: www.sth.nhs.uk/work-for-us/volunteering

    • CausesHealth
    • 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
    • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare
  • We cycle Rhubarb and Ginger (our tri-shaws) to allocated care homes and then take out two passengers at a time to local parks. It's a time for chatting, waving, and enjoying being outdoors. Our volunteers are called pilots.

    Please note: recruitment for this role is currently paused as the activity is only able to happen on a very limited scale at the moment, but you can still apply to register your interest and a member of the team will contact you about volunteering in the future.

    • CausesOlder people, Social isolation, Sport and exercise
    • FrequencyEvery 2 weeks
    • WhenWednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
    • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Communication skills, Outdoors
    • Careers and AspirationsPsychology, Social work, Third sector and charity work
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