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by Brushstrokes

Assisting with a variety of social/physical activities will help build friendships and support those feeling isolated in the community.

Your role as a Brushstrokes Activity Volunteer will be to support the development and smooth operation of a variety of activities as detailed below. These activities will be situated either at Brushstrokes Community Project, High Street Smethwick, or Hadley Stadium, Wilson Road, Smethwick, B66 4LN.

You can choose any or
all of the following activities to assist:

• Football Session
• Games Zone Volunteer
• Sports Volunteer
• Walking Volunteer
• Bicycle Project Volunteer

Organisation description

Brushstrokes supports asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants across Sandwell and West Birmingham. We run a number of services and activities to support members of our diverse community.


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills

Work well in a team.
Good communication skills.
Be welcoming, responsible and friendly.
Good understanding of the benefits physical and practical activities afford to people’s wellbeing.

Experience gained

• Appropriate induction and training plus support from the Activity Coordinator
• Meet new people and work in a friendly, supportive environment.
• Agreed out-of-pocket expenses.
• Valuable experience of volunteering that you can add to your CV.
• Improve your own and others “Wellbeing” and “Mental Health”
• Participate in activities that will improve your health.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Young adults
  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime


  • Mainly indoors
  • Mainly outdoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

If you would like to express an interest in this volunteering opportunity please complete the details below, including a contact email address or phone number, and click ‘Send’. The organisation will then get in touch with you directly

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