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Be a friendly guide for a visually impaired person

by Sandwell Visually Impaired CIO

We are looking for helpers who can support a blind or visually impaired person to get out and about, enjoy everyday activities - and have fun! We need volunteers who are confident at explaining things, have patience and empathy, and can spare a little time. Activities could be as simple as going for a walk, shopping, or a gym session. You would be providing one-to-one sighted guide support and social interaction to our members who want to get out and about - assisting with queues, one-way systems and potentially the need to maintain social distance. All activities would comply with the RNIB guidelines and training provided.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 525 4810

Share your favourite Sandwell walk in pictures and words

by Sandwell MBC Public Health

We are looking for people to help others enjoy Sandwell parks, canals and open spaces by sharing their favourite walk, with pictures, on a new app. Download the FREE Go Jauntly App on Android and IOS to: - Discover an online collection of walks with easy to follow pictures and directions. - Create and share your own walks. - Enjoy outdoor adventures and nature right here in Sandwell. Visit to download the FREE app and then while out walking take photos along your route. Once back home open the app and follow the simple on- screen instructions to create your guide and add details that other people may find useful or interesting. Help create and be part of a Go Jauntly community.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07790 945111

Help run our football teams

by Black Country Fusion FC

We are looking for coaches to run our football teams. We provide welcoming, safe and rewarding opportunities. FA Qualified and DBS cleared coaches can help support your development. In 2021 we intend to increase female and male participation. We are also looking for fitness coaches.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07800 845501
map Elwells Field, off Tame Avenue, Wednesbury, WS10 0RL

Be part of a football club family

by Black Country Fusion FC

We have multiple opportunities to help out - with media, first aid, photography, physio - anything you feel you can bring to a football club. It's not just about the games, we are raising awareness on issues like discrimination, abuse and charities.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 07939 987325

Come and Play!

by Action for Children

We are looking for volunteers to support staff delivering Play, Talk & Read Sessions • Encourage children to participate in activities in face to face and virtual sessions • Support children with early mark-making / writing • Encourage children 0-5 years to develop their speech and language • Support children to develop independence and self-help skills • Help parents understand child development and their role in supporting their child • Promote Children’s Centre activities to families • Have a flexible approach and be willing to travel between Centres

Minimum age: 18+

phone 01215565405

Make a difference to veterans' lives

by Stepway

Stepway Wellbeing Centre in Oldbury provides support for veterans with a drop-in centre, outdoor community garden projects and support hub. We have volunteering opportunities in different areas of the charity, from fundraising, marketing / advertising, social digital media to support workers, admin and at our outdoor community projects with gardening etc.

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0121 792 2723
map Merton Close, Oldbury, B68 8NG

Engage through cultural heritage activities

by Legacy WM

We are looking for confident and motivated individuals to join our team as a volunteer to support us with the work we do with the local community.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07890309844

Aged 11-25? Join us in the park!

by Groundwork West Midlands

Make a difference to your local wildlife, green spaces & community through our free online workshops and practical volunteering opportunities with local Friends of Park groups. Activities include habitat management, gardening, event planning, wildlife photography, social media and more! Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks is Groundwork West Midlands’ youth volunteering programme for 11-25 year olds.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07463 247326
map Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich, B71 4AS

Could you organise our fundraising events?

by Guide Dogs

The Fundraising Group Coordinator is responsible for organising a group of volunteers to raise funds through events or other activities; delegating tasks to other members of the group as required and being the key contact in the local area. More info and applications via the main Guide Dogs website

Minimum age: 18+

phone 0800 7811444

Help us give children and young people opportunities to enjoy themselves learning to play rugby

by Wednesbury Rugby Club

Support the coaches and help maximize the children’s experience. You’ll be supported and if you show commitment we will fund training courses - you could even learn refereeing. Open to everyone, very rewarding opportunity.

Minimum age: 16+

phone 07368 267091
map Wednesbury Rugby Club, Woden Road North, Wednesbury, WS10 9NP

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