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Help us protect, support and nurture the most vulnerable children

by Barnardo's

Be part of a team of Family Hub volunteers delivering activities for children and families. Tasks include: • Setting up group activities in advance and clearing away afterwards. This might include organising the layout of the room, preparing resources and tidying the room after the group. • Assisting children and young people to improve their self-confidence, develop social skills and build positive relationships. • Role modelling positive behaviour and interactions during sessions. • Collating and evaluating feedback from children, young people and parents. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including Barnardo's: Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 555 6756
map Oldbury Family Hub Tividale Street Burnt Tree, Tipton, DY4 7SD

Help us protect, support and nurture the most vulnerable children

by Barnardo's

Be part of a team of Family Hub volunteers delivering activities for children and families. Tasks include: • Setting up group activities in advance and clearing away afterwards. This might include organising the layout of the room, preparing resources and tidying the room after the group. • Assisting children and young people to improve their self-confidence, develop social skills and build positive relationships. • Role modelling positive behaviour and interactions during sessions. • Collating and evaluating feedback from children, young people and parents. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including Barnardo's: Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 555 6756
map Smethwick Family Hub Corbett Street, Smethwick, B66 3PX

Has gambling previously affected your life? Could you support others online?

by GamCare

Our Online Peer Supporters: • Provide one-to-one and group support to both individuals who gamble and those affected by someone else's gambling. We ask that you have personal experience • Navigate and guide contacts through existing services at GamCare and the National Gambling Support Network. • Use motivational interviewing skills while drawing from their own lived experience to provide a supportive, non-judgemental space for those affected by gambling harms. • Facilitate discussions via our online support services, including: Email – you will be paired with an individual for regular email correspondence (up to 3 emails per week for 6 months) Chatrooms – you will facilitate group discussions and supporting conversation between people at various stages of recovery Forum – you will initiate discussions, respond to posts, and provide encouragement, signposting and support to forum users • Help individuals set aims and goals to move to a more positive, sustained recovery whilst also providing resources to support people with these plans. • Recognise the purpose and remit of our service and signposting to other internal and external support where appropriate.

Minimum age: 18+

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Help us protect, support and nurture the most vulnerable children

by Barnardo's

Our volunteers help with: • Planning and organising group activities, which take into consideration age, abilities, and interests of members. • Setting up group activities in advance and clearing away afterwards. This might include preparing refreshments/snacks, organising the layout of the room, preparing resources and tidying the room after the group. • Assisting children and young people to improve their self-confidence, develop social skills and build positive relationships. • Role modelling positive behaviour and interactions during sessions. • Collating and evaluating feedback from children, young people and parents. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 556 5405
map Wednesbury Family Hub Dorsett Road, Wednesbury, WS10 0JG

Help us protect, support and nurture the most vulnerable children

by Barnardo's

Our volunteers help with: • Planning and organising group activities, which take into consideration age, abilities, and interests of members. • Setting up group activities in advance and clearing away afterwards. This might include preparing refreshments/snacks, organising the layout of the room, preparing resources and tidying the room after the group. • Assisting children and young people to improve their self-confidence, develop social skills and build positive relationships. • Role modelling positive behaviour and interactions during sessions. • Collating and evaluating feedback from children, young people and parents. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 556 5405
map West Bromwich North Family Hub Connor Road, West Bromwich, B71 3DJ

Could you be a Volunteer Community Fundraiser?

by St John Ambulance

If you're looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity that makes a difference and helps to save lives, becoming a Volunteer Community Fundraiser for St John Ambulance could be right for you! The great thing about the Volunteer Community Fundraiser role is that there are many different ways you can get involved and there's no minimum or maximum time commitment. You could: - Organise your own fundraising events in your community such as a quiz night or bake sale - Join one of our local bucket collections - Give talks about St John to groups in your community - Start a fundraising group, hosting coffee mornings etc in your community - Distribute static collection tins in your local area in coffee shops, pubs etc - and more! We will also reimburse agreed expenses such as bus fares. St John Ambulance responds to health emergencies, supports communities and saves lives. Our clinical expertise and the skills of St John people make us unique. Each year we train over 400,000 adults and young people in first aid, giving them the competence and confidence to step up, give support and save lives. Our volunteers provide first aid within their communities, such as by keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS.

Minimum age: 16+

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Chair our Board of Trustees and help make a difference

by West Smethwick Enterprise

As WSE’s Chair of the Board of Trustees (BoT), you will be responsible for engaging the Trustees to support our talented, committed employees to continue growing a sustainable, resilient and agile organisation, capable of delivering an ambitious strategy; developing talent and capability; building successful partnerships and attracting suitable investment/funding. The operation and success of West Smethwick Enterprise is overseen by a capable, dedicated and experienced Board of Trustees and this is led by the Chair. Working closely with their Board of Trustees, the Chair is responsible for ensuring that our WSE leadership team continue to deliver financial stability, strong operational grip, high quality children’s services and apply strong governance to the organisation. The Chair also plays a crucial role overseeing the development and successful delivery of the strategy. The successful Chair will provide mentorship to the Director of Children’s services, who leads the organisation on a day-to-day basis, helping her to continue to create a climate where the wider team can thrive and achieve new heights. The role is perfect for a leader who is an experienced people manager, passionate about supporting young children from economically disadvantaged areas to thrive, and wants to use their skills, professional network and experience for good. It is a voluntary position, with reasonable travel costs and expenses being covered. The Chair position is a central leadership role within WSE, with the successful candidate drawing on their skills and experience to ensure the organisation can develop to meet the growing requirement for high quality, low cost and/or grant funded pre-school education in the Birmingham Ladywood and Smethwick footprint. We are keen to hear from anyone who is passionate about our aims, has time to give and feels able to lead West Smethwick Enterprise through the next chapter of growth.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07769 117789
map Smethwick Council House, High Street, Smethwick, B66 3NT

Encourage our elders to take some bold steps...

by Age UK Sandwell

We are seeking volunteers to support older people to take a walk outside and meet others. Age UK Sandwell offers various activities throughout the borough to combat loneliness and isolation. This includes walking groups and we currently seek dependable volunteers to support these activities. Attendees often have walking aids or adaptations so you will be aiding older individuals in Sandwell to enrich their later years. Travel expenses are covered. Activity group volunteers lead weekly sessions for older participants, undertaking induction and additional training as necessary. Responsibilities include: • preparing resources • promoting the group • leading sessions • maintaining attendance records • reporting concerns • attending meetings as required. An average ‘ask’ is three hours a week.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 437 0033

Help us with some admin?

by Barnardo's

We are seeking volunteer support with: • Office administration such as, preparing and distributing materials, such as mailings, leaflets, training materials and group resources. • Answering and re-directing phone calls in a professional and efficient way. • Updating notice boards and creating wall displays, for special events and festivals. • Ensuring all rooms are kept clean, tidy and safe for the use of children, young people and families. • Managing room bookings and online calendars. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including: Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 522 5150
map Tipton Family Hub 24 Ridgeway Road, Tipton, DY4 0TB

Help us protect, support and nurture the most vulnerable children.

by Barnardo's

Our volunteers help with: • Planning and organising group activities, which take into consideration age, abilities, and interests of members. • Setting up group activities in advance and clearing away afterwards. This might include preparing refreshments/snacks, organising the layout of the room, preparing resources and tidying the room after the group. • Assisting children and young people to improve their self-confidence, develop social skills and build positive relationships. • Role modelling positive behaviour and interactions during sessions. • Collating and evaluating feedback from children, young people and parents. • Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures. • Participating fully in training and supervision. • Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 522 5150
map Tipton Family Hub 24 Ridgeway Road, Tipton, DY4 0TB

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