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Have fun helping out

by 4 Community Trust

Come and have fun helping out with children's activities at an after-school club

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 752 5969
map 63a Crosswells Road, Oldbury, B68 8HH

Fancy a chat? Have a weekly catch-up with an elderly resident

by Age UK Sandwell

Telephone befrienders really support older people. Training given, home based.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 437 0033

Help beat our drum!

by Beat It Percussion CIC

Beat It Percussion CIC is looking for session volunteers to support the delivery of our workshops around Sandwell, Birmingham and Dudley. We work with rhythm and sound to support mental health and improve wellbeing. You will assist our practitioners, guide service-users through the session in a friendly manner and communicate with venues / partners. You will also communicate with attendees by reminding them of upcoming events by phone and email and encouraging them to attend sessions regularly. You will act as a community ambassador, spreading awareness of Beat It Percussion by handing out leaflets to local organisations, churches, GP surgeries, etc. Speaking with people in community spaces is the most effective way to reach our target audience. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in your community, positively impact people’s lives first hand, and meet like-minded people. The sessions are sociable and relaxed so getting involved is really fun! There may be paid opportunities available in the future.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07875 090946

Train to give good advice and make a difference

by Citizens Advice

Help Citizens Advice make a difference to people’s lives in your communities. We are looking for face to face, telephone, webchat and video call advisers across all of our offices. We offer full training and support. Some computer skills are required.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07720 127830

Seeking a Treasurer to oversee the management of our financial affairs.

by Dorothy Parkes Centre

Responsible for handling the organisation's finances/account books and holding them; report the group's financial transactions at board/finance meetings; advise the organisation on whether we need to cut back on activities and which funding is required to cover which costs. The Treasurer will keep/maintain all receipts and invoices. The Treasurer is expected to bank the group's income.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 558 2998
map Dorothy Parkes Centre, Church Road, Smethwick, B67 6EH

Could you befriend and support parents of children with Autism/ADHD?

by Family Action-Helping Hands

You'll be chatting one-to-one or in a group setting following full training, including our bespoke workshops covering relevant topics. We anticipate around four hours a week of your time.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07881 265 320

Good ideas? Help with fundraising and social media

by Friends of Tividale Park

Looking for volunteers to help engage with the local community by helping with our facebook, instragram and twitter, and help with posters for upcoming events. Contribute with ideas for fund raising activities. #LetsGoSandwell

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07790 600 613

Help us deliver fun, inspiring sessions for girls and young women.

by Girls Friendly Society (GFS)

Come and join our team to really make a difference to the lives of young women. Help run weekly sessions to make them feel supported, encouraged and ready to try new things. Current opportunities in Smethwick. You’ll be • Engaging with and listening to girls and young women weekly, to make them feel supported, valued and inspired to try new things. • Helping run activities for the girls, organising any materials needed for the sessions and helping with set up, tidy up and refreshments • Supporting and contributing to termly planning team meetings to create a programme of activities alongside the Group Leader/Coordinator. We’ll also provide support through themed session plans and step-by-step activity guides on the GFS website. • Leading on activities as agreed with the volunteer team • Sharing ideas and feedback given by the girls to the Group Leader/Coordinator to help create a truly girl-led termly programme. • Creating great relationships with girls’ parents and share any issues or feedback that they raise, with your Group Leader/Coordinator. • Helping with First Aid or Food Hygiene in the group as needed • Posting photos of activities on the group’s facebook page • Taking the online register and collecting subs from the girls. • Recording and monitoring income and expenses you incur in relation to the group. • Understanding GFS policy and procedures and follow them, especially safeguarding

Minimum age: 18+

phone 020 7837 9669

Admin Support

by Healthwatch Sandwell

Help us collate information on the internet and social media about people's experiences and views of health and social care services. This will help contribute to improvement of services. #LetsGoSandwell

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07885 214421

Reading Panel

by Healthwatch Sandwell

Got a good eye for words? Help review leaflets, standard letters and other communications to make sure they're accurate and easy to read.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07885 214421

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