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Can you help to lead our NHS charity?

by Your Trust Charity – Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust Charities

We have vacancies for exceptional people who want to make a real difference and become founding Trustees of Your Trust Charity. We are the registered charity of Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 507 5196
map Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Trust Charity Dept, Trinity House, Ground Floor Corridor A, Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, B71 4HJ

Get Involved!

by The Big Help Out

The Big Help Out is the national drive to get more of us helping out in our local communities. Here on Let's Go... you can find hundreds of ways to do that, from telephone befriending to football coaching. We will be organising some one-off volunteering events over the Summer, so watch this space for more info or get in touch with any new ideas.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 0121 525 1127

Deliver inspiring talks to transform peoples’ lives for good!

by WaterAid

WaterAid Speakers are trained volunteers that deliver inspiring talks and workshops, to raise awareness about the importance of clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene, to transform peoples’ lives for good. Our Speaker volunteers engage audiences about the important work of WaterAid, inspiring them to take action, as they speak with schools, universities, businesses, youth groups, religious places of worship, service organisations, and many more. To find out more and apply, follow this link - Expectation for WaterAid Speakers: •Deliver a minimum of four talks or workshops per year, either online and/or face to face. •Deliver talks or workshops on key days such as: World Water Day on 22 March, World Toilet Day on 19 November, Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May and Global Handwashing Day on 15 October. •Contact new audiences to organise and deliver talk and workshop opportunities. •Complete online Speaker Network training and adhere to volunteer guidance and best practise. •Make use of our public speaking resources (such as PowerPoint presentations) included in our Speaker e-newsletter, emails, and online resource library. •Keep up to date with our key messages, appeals, campaigns, fundraising and volunteering. •Regularly liaise with the Speaker Network team about talks and workshops. •Provide feedback on talks or workshops by completing the online evaluations. •Provide support to new Speakers around their public speaking development. •Demonstrate the WaterAid values including being considerate when representing WaterAid and always leaving others with a positive view of our organisation and the work that we do.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0207 793 4594

Help us raise both funds and awareness

by The Brain Tumour Charity

The Brain Tumour Charity is recruiting a team of Charity Ambassadors to help develop engagement across each region, to maximise opportunities to raise funds and increase support from the community. You will be actively involved with the charity on the ground and play a key role working alongside the Regional Community Fundraisers, as and when required: • Identifying various opportunities in your local area to raise awareness of the charity & our wide range of fundraising campaigns. This could be anything from contacting your local supermarket’s ‘Community Champion’ and organising an information stand and bucket collection or supporting a Supporter Group meet up in your area. • Representing the charity in your area, by undertaking presentations & cheque collections at schools, local companies & community groups • Helping us to recruit new fundraisers and supporting those who are already signed up for a campaign, in your area. For example, attending a local Twilight Walk or promoting The Big Bake to local companies.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 01252 749990

Judge and celebrate amazing STEM projects from young people

by The Big Bang

Discover amazing STEM projects from incredible young people with The Big Bang Competition. Could you help us find the next science or engineering superstars? Volunteer as a judge (online) and help us reward young people's skills and accomplishments. Expectation is up to 8 hours over 2 weeks, between 4 April and 19 April 2023.

Minimum age: 18+

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Help celebrate the magic of STEM careers with young people

by The Big Bang

Join us at The Big Bang Fair from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 June 2023 at The NEC in Birmingham. Bring science and engineering to life as a volunteer to get stuck in, inspire the next generation and get excited at the STEM event of the year. Expectation is at least one full day at The Big Bang Fair, and lunch will be provided to all our volunteers.

Minimum age: 18+

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map NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT

Educate like a Hero....

by Anthony Nolan

Education volunteers presenters make sure potential lifesavers know the facts about stem cell donation. • Education volunteers presenters make sure potential lifesavers know the facts about donation by delivering our education programme, The Hero Project. • We are looking for people who are positive about young people and believe that they can make a difference. Education volunteers deliver inspiring presentations to young people aged 16+ in a variety of settings from schools and sixth forms to colleges and youth groups (either in person or online). These presentations inspire students by showing them that they have the potential to help save a life. • Our presentations aren't a hard sell, but they educate all young people about stem cell, blood and organ donation and encourage them to make an informed decision about donation based on facts, not myths! If you are comfortable with public speaking or would like to improve your public speaking skills and being around young people, then you'll love this role. We provide comprehensive training, so you can be confident delivering inspirational presentations. We'll also make sure you attend events with experienced staff or volunteers. Key Tasks • Delivering PowerPoint presentations – we provide you with the template presentation and support you to make it your own • Visiting sixth forms, colleges, and youth groups to deliver inspirational presentations • Raising awareness of stem cell donation and empowering people to sign up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register • Answering basic questions using your knowledge of Anthony Nolan and the stem cell register • Education about the three main types of donation and the importance of stem cell, blood and organ donation. • Tactfully speaking to people about the barriers that stop people registering and be able to handle sensitive situations • Attending training events and keep up to date with processes and procedures, along with any guidelines and best practice • Following relevant Anthony Nolan policies and procedure • Being committed to the charity’s vision and value You will be representing Anthony Nolan to our potential donors it’s important we make a great impression.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07900 730529

Support our fun 'Welcome Wednesday' activities

by Brushstrokes

Welcome Wednesday is a weekly session at Brushstrokes Community Project on Wednesdays 5-7pm. It is open to everyone and a great way for people to socialise, get out the house, make friends and learn new skills. We offer different activities, such as table tennis, chess, table football, board games, and people are welcome to bring their own games and activities. Alongside the activities, we offer drinks and biscuits/cakes to add to the friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We are looking for volunteers to support Brushstrokes’ staff during this session. Responsibilities include: (1) Setting up the hall for the session from 4:30pm (2) Welcoming guests and making them feel comfortable (3) Preparing teas/coffees (4) Joining in with games & activities (5) Helping to tidy away the hall after the session.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 565 2234
map Brushstrokes Community Project, 253 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3NJ

Help local youngsters as a mentor

by The Diana Award

We’re on a mission to break the stereotypical view of who a mentor can be- we welcome applicants of all industries and levels of experience. This is a great opportunity for you to gain skills in communication and leadership, building empathy and understanding of issues and barriers facing young people in their communities. Ideally once a week for twelve weeks, sessions last around an hour and are delivered in local schools. We will train you to be a mentor and provide ongoing support for the duration of the programme.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 020 3934 2160

Help make important decisions as a Panel member

by Camphill Village Trust Shared Lives

As an Independent Panel Member your role is to recommend the approval/disapproval/place restrictions on new and existing Shared Lives Carers. You have no legal responsibility, but you are there to advise the Registered Manager who will also attend Panel. Reports are sent to you by secure email at least two weeks before the Panel meeting. You then have time to prepare some questions you may wish to ask of the carers and assessor, which are directed by the Panel Chair. There is time set aside at the beginning of Panel for the members to discuss any concerns and there is also de-brief afterwards to share learning and thoughts with the Registered Manager.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07960 630249

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