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'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

Are you skilled in social media?

by West Smethwick Enterprise

This role is to help us manage our social media platforms and website We are searching for a talented social media volunteer to represent our organisation by further developing our social media presence. You will help support our advertising and drive engagement by creating high-quality original content. You would also help manage our communications by responding to comments and oversee our customer service across all platforms. The role will support us to develop our social media presence with a particular focus on: • Keeping our social media channels updated, ideally a few times each week • Encouraging others to comment on our posts and share them with others • Increasing the numbers of people following our posts on our own website and on Facebook & Twitter • Building the West Smethwick Enterprise brand • Setting, working towards, and reporting on social media objectives and targets. • Engaging with partners and other local organisations to promote projects and activities

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07769117789

Join our Board of Trustees and help make a difference

by West Smethwick Enterprise

As a Trustee of West Smethwick Enterprise (Registered Charity no. 1176750), you would become part of an organisation that has grown from strength to strength, particularly over the past 10 years, and now works with over 300 families each year. We are keen to welcome new Trustees willing to truly work as part of a team to oversee and support the future development of West Smethwick Enterprise (WSE), an independent charity, supporting young children and their families. We feel that individuals who would approach this vital work with professionalism, integrity and openness, would be best suited to leading our charity into the future. We are seeking individuals with relevant and varied life experiences, as well as skills and professional experience within any of the following areas: Business Development, Human Resources, Legal, Governance, IT, Income Generation, Marketing/Communications, Early Years and Education. The invaluable work of our Trustees truly enables us to continue to make a difference to the lives of children, by providing strong leadership and ensuring that our organisation is in the best position to fulfil our vision by working on our long-term strategy.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07769 117789

Help endangered wildlife locally – join our Swift Champions


Every spring, Swifts return to our towns and cities after flying thousands of miles from Africa where they spend the winter. Swifts prefer to build their nests in buildings across our towns and cities, but over time there have become fewer places they can use and their numbers in the UK are down by over half. Urgent action is needed to stop them disappearing from our skies, so we are building a network of volunteer Swift Champions across the West Midlands to raise awareness of and take direct action for Swifts. There are many different ways you can support Swifts. As one of our Swift Champions you can choose to do whichever actions that you are comfortable doing. Options include: -Reporting Swift sightings using our app ‘Swift Mapper’ or doing regular surveys -Building Swift nest boxes -Working to facilitate nesting opportunities at scale through ‘Swift Streets’ -Growing wildlife-friendly plants and encouraging others to do the same -Responding to planning applications to ensure buildings provide for Swifts -Raising awareness of Swifts in your community through walks, talks or workshops If you can spare some time and are interested in making a difference for Swifts in your local community, we’d love to hear from you. Approved expenses reimbursed.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07834 535382

Amazing opportunity to use your social media skills

by Chance Heritage Trust

The role is to manage our social media platform and website. We have a wealth of material and stories to tell to engage our audience.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07710 022561

Telephone befrienders urgently needed!

by Sandwell Advocacy

Sandwell Advocacy is a small local charity operating Sandwell Together, a telephone befriending service. Sandwell Together was set up in response to the social isolation and loneliness felt by many of us during the Covid pandemic. Sadly, social isolation and loneliness continue to be an issue for many people and Sandwell Together is committed to continuing to provide this support. Sandwell Together now has a number of people on their waiting list in urgent need of a telephone befriender. Is this something you feel you could do? We are looking for people with kindness, empathy and good listening skills who would like to make a real difference to the lives of others. In return for giving up a small amount of your time each week to make a call from your own home we will offer full training, the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends and the satisfaction of knowing that you are doing something really worthwhile.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 520 8070

Trustee needed to join our happy family

by Cape Community Day Care Centre

Join our Board to help us make beautiful memories for our clients in their golden years. Assist us in setting governance, steering and managing our organisation. Approx three days a quarter involvement, actual expenses reimbursed.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07957 370808
map Cape Community Care Day Centre Halberton Street, Smethwick, B66 2QP

Become a school governor to change young people's lives

by Governors for Schools

Governors for Schools find and place volunteers on school and academy governing boards. Schools do incredible things to educate young people and help them become compassionate and well-rounded citizens. However, they can’t do this job alone. School governors help to shape school policies and aims, allowing teachers to focus on delivering high-quality educational experiences. Effective governance can positively impact a child’s experience of education. Apply to become a governor by completing our online form. First, tell us about the skills and expertise you could bring to a school. Then, we’ll assign you a dedicated partnership manager to guide you through the placement process. We’ll match your skillset to a school in need, so you can be sure you’re having a positive impact and making a difference to children.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 020 7288 9539

Help us showcase online the work we do through football in Tipton

by Tipton Town FC

Updating and supporting the website /social media function of the club with results, news and opportunities. The main role would be to upload results and game news on the website. Can all be done remotely from your home/office but you would be welcome to come and report on games if you wish and join other activities.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07535 975142

Arrange tea parties to help older people feel less lonely

by Re-engage

Re-engage are looking for hosts for the ‘older person tea party’. This is a flexible, voluntary role that can easily be fitted in around your own lifestyle and availability. As a volunteer host you will run a local Re-engage tea party once or twice a year, either in your own home or at a chosen venue.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07715 323525

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