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Women in STEM
This opportunity takes place between 09 Mar 2020 and 27 Mar 2020. Closing date for applications is 20 Feb.
Join a small team of STEM students to prepare and deliver fun, interactive workshops in a local primary school (all genders welcome). Engage children (9-11yrs) with STEM subjects and promote the role of women in STEM. Basic session plans are in place for your team to tweak; topics include Bridge Construction, Dinosaurs and Space. The project aims to excite children, especially girls, about STEM subjects, promote the role of women in STEM and give them the opportunity to meet real-life University students! This project is open to volunteers of all genders.
St Wilfrid's Centre
This opportunity takes place between 21 Aug 2018 and 31 Aug 2020.
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!
Age UK Sheffield
This opportunity takes place between 08 Apr 2018 and 29 Mar 2020. Closing date for applications is 29 Mar.
Age UK are taking part in Sheffield Half Marathon on Sunday 29th March 2020. Could you either run for us and raise sponsor money OR 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.
This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2020.
We primarily support clients with substance misuse issues and homelessness. In this role volunteers will assist staff in running our day centre for vulnerable adults. Our clients have a range of issues from addiction and homelessness to social isolation.
Would you like to develop your confidence? Or practise speaking in public? Could you host a stall and talk about the services offered by Age UK? Or speak to a group? Or could you deliver our much needed service and information leaflets to shops, cafes, doctors' surgeries to raise the profile of Age UK Sheffield? Do you have promotional or marketing experience that you could develop with us?
This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.
Do you like meeting new people? Are you observant and empathetic? Do you have a talent for putting people at ease? Assessing Volunteers make an initial phone call and then visit an older person to see how we can help. On your visit, you’ll discuss any issues and identify how we can support them.
Beards & Books
We are a startup community library with ambitions of creating an environment which is unique and authentic to any library the U.K has ever seen. In order to achieve this, we are looking for proactive candidates who value autonomy and leadership. We expect our volunteers to thrive by using their initiative and being resourceful. We give all volunteers the freedom to share ideas and contribute towards the direction of our library as we value the people who are the frontline of the service. We offer full training (so no previous experience is needed) and we support each volunteer to ensure they gain a return on investment of their time. You can choose shifts according to your availability so its flexible and can fit around your other commitments.
Speak with IT
This opportunity takes place between 31 Jul 2019 and 31 Jul 2020. Applications closed on 21 Oct.
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.
Sheffield Chinese Community Centre
This opportunity takes place between 14 Sep 2019 and 31 Aug 2020.
Teaching elder Chinese members to learn Basic spoken English for communication with medical professionals (e.g. when attending appointment in health care clinic / hospitals / dental / optical etc.)
To undertake and provide a wide range of clerical / administrative support services for the Centre and services
Heeley Development Trust
This opportunity takes place between 01 Jan 2019 and 31 Aug 2020. 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.
British Tinnitus Association
This opportunity takes place between 26 Jul 2019 and 31 Aug 2020.
Do you like chatting to people on the phone? Would you like to contribute to life-changing support for people with a health condition? Come volunteer with our friendly team in an office environment! Full training & one to one support is provided. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is a distressing and disorientating condition characterised by a noise in the head or ears that has no external source, known cause or current cure. An estimated 10% of the population in the UK has tinnitus – that’s approximately six million people! Of these, around 600,000 find that tinnitus affects their quality of life. It can affect anyone, at any age. Our national helpline is based in Sheffield and receives over 5,000 calls and 1,000 emails every year from people seeking advice and reassurance. The topics we cover include information about the condition, how to deal with symptoms, how to cope with the effects on people’s lives and the best way of accessing support and help quickly.