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Brush up! Help improve local children’s oral health

by Dentaid (BrightBites programme)

BrightBites need volunteers to go along to their local nurseries, schools, childcare settings & organisations that work with young children and their families, to deliver fun, interactive sessions on mouth health. We would really like to target areas where the oral health needs of children are greater, so we are relying on volunteers’ local knowledge to target these areas. We would like volunteers to get in touch with schools, nurseries and groups to offer to go along and deliver the programme. We provide a range of resources to support the volunteers for the session, which includes a toothbrush and tube of toothpaste for every child seen. Online application form here: https://www.dentaid.org/brightbites-volunteer-form/

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07842 001472

Seeking Board members to help us move!

by Unique Movez Dance Collective CIC

We are looking for two volunteer directors with previous experience in one or more key areas: community engagement, dance, and/or business development. The ideal candidate will have a passion for, and experience within, a creative setting and based in the West Midlands region. The role and aims of the Board of Directors are to ensure that the resources of Unique Movez Dance Collective CIC are well managed and applied in the best manner possible to achieve the vision, mission and values. Go here for more info: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dZbc7qDZ9ve2OuR0IchS3RHLB4Jzb8fAQgfvK8TTPWs/edit?usp=sharing And here to apply: https://forms.gle/k5oCw1bkHC2Qt8rbA

Minimum age: 18+

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Passionate about supporting community art?

by The Art Yard (Midland Film and Art)

Volunteers are needed to: (a) Take part in team work and working independently to take charge of exhibits and to display art in the gallery. (b) Assemble, evaluate, price, catalogue, label, curate, present and display art collections, including craft and digital media. (c) Engage with artists, customers and visitors to the gallery and studios. (d) Represent MFAA(TAY) at meetings. (e) Assist to design, prepare and deliver presentations and posters promoting MFAA(TAY) activities, including social media. (f) Deliver activities such as; art, life, portraiture, photograph and craft sessions; digital media, film and audio production; art critique and showcase sessions. (g) Negotiate and complete sales, cash handling, book keeping, accepting work for display; take and make payments. (h) Help maintain work place safety and housekeeping.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 01384 910968
map The Art Yard 19 – 20 Upper High Street, Cradley Heath, B64 5HX

Support our skill-building workshops!

by Beat It Percussion CIC

We are looking for a volunteer to support a group of adult learners during a 10 week Share the Skills course (once per week for 10 weeks) Role includes: *Assist with set up and dismantling the room * Assist with registration, monitoring, and collecting feedback * Being a session buddy for individual learners * Role model participation in rhythm exercises * Using your local knowledge to be an ambassador for our projects. Pre-agreed expenses will be reimbursed.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07875 090946

Gather feedback to shape services supporting disabled children and their families

by Sandwell Parents for Disabled Children (SPDC)

Sandwell Parents for Disabled Children (SPDC) is working in partnership with Barnardo’s, Sandwell Council and Sandwell Parents Voices United to help shape the Information Advice and Support Service for children with disabilities and their families in Sandwell (SEND IASS). The role is to gather feedback from parent carers and pass on via a dedicated steering group to managers and staff of the service. Pre-agreed expenses will be reimbursed.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07852 843470

Help participants in our ‘Better Mental Health’ activities

by Options for Life

Thanks to a grant from the Sandwell Council Better Mental Health Strategy Grant Scheme, we are able to offer our participants therapeutic sessions focusing on coping strategies, stress management techniques and mindfulness practices. We are seeking volunteers to help participants engage in the sessions by setting up, explaining any prompts from the trainer and taking feedback at the end. These sessions will equip participants with practical tools to navigate daily challenges, reduce anxiety, and enhance emotional resilience. Additionally, art therapy and expressive activities within drama sessions will provide creative outlets for individuals to process their emotions, fostering self-expression and a sense of emotional release. Through these workshops, participants will gain valuable skills to manage their mental wellbeing effectively. We will reimburse pre-agreed expenses.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 544 6611
map Oak Green Lodge Oak Green Way, Oldbury, B68 8LR

'SAGE' knowledge urgently needed

by Sandwell Visually Impaired CIO (SVI)

We need temporary voluntary help to set up a Sage programme during the transition from Excel to Sage with our finance systems. The person would need to know how to set up the system from scratch and to work with our finance office during the change over.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 525 4810
map Town Hall offices, West Bromwich, B70 8DJ

Support our Baby Bundles project

by New Beginnings Community

New Beginnings Baby Bundles provides much needed essentials and equipment to mothers and families who are unable to provide these items for themselves; including but not limited to teenage moms, people seeking asylum and women fleeing domestic abuse and trafficking. Many of the women we give to are unable to speak English and are often too afraid to leave their homes. Items are requested via midwives, health visitors and other agency workers and taken out to the families by the person who has made the referral. Key duties of volunteers include: • Strip donated baskets, clean with antibacterial wipes. Put back together with new mattress. Wrap in plastic bag to keep dust free. • Washing, dying and ironing of baby items • Regular collection of donations from donation points • Empty donation bin, sort items to be washed, place other items in storage boxes • Making up of Newborn Bundles Moses Baskets • Making up of urgent baskets as requested • Helping with fundraising events

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07762 303374
map St Marks Church Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, B67 6LP

Support us to boost our clients' IT and digital skills

by SWEDA

Our aim is to inspire and motivate people to achieve their full potential. We need volunteers who can help them build their IT and digital skills to stand a better chance of success in today's world.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07976807708
map The Business Centre Church Street, West Bromwich, B70 8RP

Admin support needed to help us motivate and inspire our clients

by SWEDA

We help people reach their full potential, and as a charity we need some Admin support from volunteers to help us to do that. We will reimburse agreed expenses.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07976807708
map The Business Centre Church Street, West Bromwich, B70 8RP

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