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Help our voices be heard!

by Persona Arts

Persona Arts is passionate about opera and inclusion, and we are looking for volunteers with experience or a knack for admin, community engagement, leafleting, advertising and general IT skills, to help us grow and spread the word.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07981531966

Collect tools to help create livelihoods

by Tools with a Mission (TWAM)

The Tool Collector's role is to respond to requests from members of the public to collect tools they have to donate and to store them for the TWAM van to collect. There is considerable flexibility in this role time wise as collections can be made at any time which is agreed between you and the donor. If you prefer not to or don’t drive then you can also be a drop off point when people bring the tools to you Typical tasks may include Taking calls and emails from members of the public and arranging collection times driving to collect tools from people and bringing them back to your storage area arranging collections from the TWAM vans. We provide an induction to the role which may be either over the phone, electronically or in person and a volunteer handbook on starting. You will have a named contact within TWAM for any questions or problems and further training can be provided as required. You will also be given a TWAM Polo Shirt and fleece to wear and an ID card if required.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 01473 210220

Help keep our outdoor space clean and inviting

by The Gap Christian Family Centre

We are seeking volunteers with an interest in gardening to help look after our outdoor spaces. Whether it's helping to redesign our areas, planting and growing in our greenhouse or weeding.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 525 4442
map The Gap Christian Family Centre Hargate Lane, West Bromwich, B711PH

Coordinate our Collecting Boxes

by Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs need you to place our iconic boxes locally to you, and every few months empty, count and bank the funds for us please.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0800 7811444

Help our community learn English

by Community Connect Foundation (CCF)

We are looking for volunteers to deliver English language classes at Community Connect Foundation. This volunteering comes with a chance for training and gain a City & Guild Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 01215653311
map North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road, Smethwick, B66 2HR

Join our musical community without barriers!

by Soundabout

The Sandwell Inclusive Choir welcomes people of all abilities and their families/ primary carers. The choir celebrates that everyone has their own way of sharing their voice. We are looking to recruit volunteers to join our supportive, friendly and creative team, dedicated to having fun, empowering others and creating a musical community without barriers. Music abilities are desired but not necessary, we welcome anyone who fits with our vision and wants to develop their inclusive music making skills - training and support can be provided. Roles include: Face-to-Face: • Admin - Welcoming people, signing them in check DBS • Setup/ Pack down (e.g. chairs/ tables and musical equipment) • Co-leading - inclusive vocal and multi-sensory music warmups, activities and/ or songs • 1:1 support - Often with PMLD members supporting musical engagement in multi-sensory ways and often using music tech (e.g. iPads and apps such as ThumbJam) • Refreshments Team - Offering tea, coffee and cakes at the end to choir members • General Participation – Joining in with activities (this can include singing or instrument playing) and sharing your enthusiasm and warmth, welcoming energy Online: • Admin – Name changing on Zoom, muting/ unmuting, • Co-leading – inclusive vocal and multi-sensory music warmups, activities and/ or songs • General Participation – Joining in with activities and sharing your enthusiasm and warmth, welcoming energy.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 01235 797474
map Cradley Heath Community Centre, Reddal Hill Road, Cradley Heath, B64 5JG

Be a community companion to our clients

by Kaleidoscope Plus Group

Accompany clients on journeys to the shops, local activities such as lunch clubs, groups, or other support groups that are of interest to them. Empower them and instil a sense of belonging again and give them confidence in community settings . Encourage clients to lead a healthy lifestyle and discover different services available to support their needs. Kaleidoscope Community Befrienders are local people who work on a voluntary basis to promote the health and wellbeing of local people and help them access local services. Some are bilingual and all reflect the diversity of the local population. Community Befrienders behave in a professional manner; both as representatives of KPG and in abiding by the policies and procedures of the charity. We believe better connected communities are stronger, healthier, and more resilient communities. People who are well connected in good networks of social relationships live longer, healthier, and happier lives.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 565 5605

Enjoy meeting people and a curry. Join our Club!

by Jigsaw Events

Curry club is a regular Jigsaw activity, where members and volunteers pay for their own food and drink. A small group of us go to a local Balti house for a weekday evening meal about once a month. We are looking for volunteers to join us to help support members with learning disabilities with ordering their food, have a catch up and settling the bill at the end of the evening.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07543 194887

'Live report' our network meetings on social media

by Sandwell Networkers' Group

We need support to 'live report' and research our monthly Zoom meetings on our Facebook page, currently attended by 30-40 people, to contribute to the growing network and enable connections between members.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07754405196

Calling all local artists!

by Central and Woods Methodist Church

We are looking for talented local artists to paint a mural on the front of the Central and Woods Methodist Church building to represent the community it stands for

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07936 966454/07854044647
map Woods Methodist Church, Bromfield Park, Wednesbury, WS10 0TT

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