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Help us create and run a mixed abilities Rugby team

by Wednesbury Rugby Club

Support the Lead Coach in developing the group Mixed Ability Rugby, embracing diversity and giving real opportunities for people of all abilities facing a wide range of barriers to participation. Help them work together whilst empowering themselves through training in a mainstream club. Being equal members and striving to reach personal goals challenges stereotypes around the orthodoxy of sports and the tradition of separating disabled participants. Training Provided.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07549 542672
map Wednesbury Rugby Club, Woden Road North, Wednesbury, WS10 9NP

Lead our ‘Wellbeing Walks' across Sandwell

by Black Country Moving

A great opportunity to meet new people, reduce social isolation and get active! We are looking for friendly people who are able to walk a minimum of one mile to lead walks in the community and help encourage others to move more. We work in partnership with Sandwell Stride to deliver various walks across the borough and are looking to get new ones set up in Wednesbury and Tipton. Check out all the walks here https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/west-midlands/sandwell-stride

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07936 966454

Be our warehouse warrior!

by British Heart Foundation

Are you someone who would like to stay in shape, help save the planet and raise funds to save lives? Volunteering in our local furniture store warehouse could be the answer. We need warehouse warrior volunteers to keep our stock moving from the van to the warehouse and shop floor, and back to the van for delivery when items are sold. This role can be physical but it’s not just moving furniture around. There are other opportunities to help in our warehouse, such as warehouse logistics, booking stock in, building our flat-packed furniture, and testing electrical items – you can try different roles. Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. British Heart Foundation shops also save 71,000 tonnes of items form going to waste each year. Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Ensuring the warehouse is always kept in a clean, safe and organised state · Safely lifting and carrying a range of furniture items, big or small – it all helps! · Dealing with van deliveries to the shop and preparing deliveries for customers · Building flat-pack furniture for display purposes, carrying out light furniture repairs if confident alongside Warehouse Supervisor · Re-stocking furniture on the shop floor as items are sold You get a lot from volunteering too: · A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people ·Keep active in this hands-on role · Develop your confidence and interpersonal skills · Gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and learn new skills

Minimum age: 16+

phone 0121 2221290
map Farley Centre, Princess Parade, High Street, West Bromwich, B70 7QU

Are you calm, collected and confident on the phone?

by British Heart Foundation

Are you looking for admin or customer service experience? Join the volunteer team at the British Heart Foundation store. You will be the first point of contact for customers who call our furniture store, helping them with any enquiries, arranging collections for donations and explaining our Gift Aid scheme. You will also be using our online collections request system to process online collection booking requests. Note this is a customer facing role based on our sales floor, so you may be dealing with customer enquiries face-to-face as well as by telephone. Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Dealing with members of the public with confidence · Answering incoming telephone calls · Following administration procedures accurately

Minimum age: 16+

phone 01212221290
map Farley Centre, Princess Parade, High Street, West Bromwich, B70 7QU

Assist Us In Sales

by British Heart Foundation

Our sales floor volunteers are the first point of contact for customers when they enter our shops. You will be greeting customers, helping them find the items they’re looking for and answering their questions. You will provide invaluable help through the running of the store, keeping it stocked and attractively displayed. You will be representing the British Heart Foundation to the local community and raising as much money as possible for the charity. Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Serving customers & providing good all-round customer service · Promoting our campaigns to customers · Promoting instore sales · Working on window and shop displays · Keeping the shop tidy, clean and well organised · Interacting with the general public

Minimum age: 16+

phone 0121 580 1289
map 221 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 7QZ

Stock Room Superstar!

by British Heart Foundation

If you’re a keen rummager then we have a role for you. If you like things to be neat and tidy, then we need your help to sort the donations we receive into their different categories. If you’re a lover of the iron, then master the mighty steamer and watch those creases and wrinkles disappear. Whether you’re a lover of vintage clothing, stunning jewellery or beautiful bric-a-brac or fancy the company of other friendly volunteers our shop stock room is the place to be. Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: · Sorting out donated items and preparing them for sale · Using a clothes steamer · Identifying unsaleable donations for recycling · Keeping the sort room organised and tidy

Minimum age: 16+

phone 0121 580 1289
map 221 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 7QZ

Like figuring out how electrical items work?

by British Heart Foundation

Are you good with electricals? A bit of a sparky in your spare time? If you like figuring out how electrical items work and want to do your bit to help the environment, this could be the role for you. You’ll be plugging in and testing the electrical items generously donated to us, making sure they are fully functional and ready for sale – everything from record players to washing machines, TVs to toasters – they all need a quick test! Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Now, more than ever, we are in urgent need of public support to enable us to continue our life saving research and help the 7.4 million people in the UK living with heart and circulatory diseases. This wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic volunteers. Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life. Typical tasks include: • Plugging items in, turning them on and making sure all the functions work correctly • Giving items a quick clean so they’re ready for sale • Some light lifting of electrical items and help is on hand for the heavier items • Identifying poor quality donations for recycling • Identifying unusual or interesting items for online selling or auction

Minimum age: 16+

phone 0121 222 1290
map Farley Centre, Princess Parade, High Street, West Bromwich, B70 7QU

Support armed forces carers

by Royal British Legion - Legion Links Project

Help carers develop friendships, interests and engage more with their communities. As a Support Group Facilitator you would be: • Preparing and delivering support groups for carers in the Armed Forces community, including providing a programme of face to face and virtual themed activities, and events. • Helping to set up the venue, provide refreshments, assist with cleaning and washing up and leave the venue as found (note that current venues are at the National Memorial Museum in Staffs, and RAF Cosford, but are also delivered online) • Interacting with attendees, ensuring they feel welcomed and supported in an inclusive atmosphere. • Developing interests and skills with the support group attendees. • Assisting the Project Officer to gather feedback from the group to demonstrate the impact of the service. • Identify any additional support needs from attendees, passing details to RBL Area Teams with agreement.

Minimum age: 18+

phone N/A

Support Group Administrator

by Royal British Legion - Legion Links Project

Support groups help carers develop friendships, interests and engage more with their communities. As an administrator you would: • Assist with administrative support to the Support Group Facilitator volunteer and Project Officer. • Support with the creation and coordination of a programme of activities, themes, and events for the group. • Interact with group attendees, virtually or face to face, ensuring they feel welcome and supported in an inclusive atmosphere. • Answer queries from support group attendees. • Input data and support the maintenance of files and systems. • Help with general administrative tasks. Please note current 'live' sessions are at the National Memorial Museum and RAF Cosford.

Minimum age: 18+

phone N/A

Social media superhero? Photographer?

by Holden Amateur Dramatics Society (H.A.D.S.)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an interest in social media and photography to support the promotion of our drama group and productions. No prior experience needed, just willing to become a valued member of the drama group with an interest and basic knowledge of Facebook/Twitter.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07710 238076
map Wesley Centre, Springhead Centre Springhead Wednesbury, Wednesbury, WS10 9AD

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