Category: Creative & Media

Together In Penn Fields at Lea Road Community Church

Coffee stop , art workshop ,craft workshop volunteers

Opportunity: Coffee Stop
Supporting food preparation, serving, cleaning and tidying. Social interaction with community members, befriending and support services.
Art Workshop
Help run the art class by taking guidance off the art teacher and supporting members to engage in the different aspects of the lesson. Help in setting up, packing away and general cleaning duties. Big emphasis on befriending services.
Craft Workshop
Help run the art class by taking guidance off the craft leader and supporting members to engage in the different aspects of the group. Help in setting up, packing away and general cleaning duties. Big emphasis on befriending services.
Requirements: Friendly, approachable, happy to join in and enjoys meeting and talking with other adults and children. Reliable and trustworthy.
Location: Lea Road Community Church, Lea Road Wolverhampton WV3 0LW
Hours: Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Coffee Stop: Wednesday 12-2pm
Art Workshop: Friday 12-2pm
Craft Workshop: Friday 9:30-11:30
Expenses: Travel expenses can be made available
DBS: Yes Provided
We are a welcoming, inclusive and diverse building and respect all people entering building on what beliefs, race, values they hold.
We are requiring volunteers who are welcoming of all the above.

Together In Penn Fields at Lea Road Community Church

Community drop in ,Youth club volunteer , Girls Youth group volunteer .

Opportunity: Community Drop in
To volunteer with members of the local community in various activities connected with healthy lifestyle, improving English language skills and confidence building. Also to help with art and crafts sessions and sports activities for children and young people (All ages)
Youth Club Volunteer
To work with a range of sports, games and craft activities, depending on the skills of the volunteer. Big emphasis on befriending services and mentoring young people to build aspirations and guide them through struggles of school and day to day life. (Ages 10-18 years)
Girls Youth Group (Female Leaders only)
To support young girls to feel included, safe and supported in society and within their community. To help run workshops on specific tasks and topics tackling barriers young girls face today (Ages 11-18)
Requirements : Friendly, approachable, happy to join in and enjoys meeting and talking with other adults and children. Reliable and trustworthy.
Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Location: Lea Road Community Church , Lea Road , Wolverhampton , WV3 0LW
Hours: Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Community Drop In: Tuesday 4pm- 7pm
Youth Club: Wednesday 6pm-8pm
Girls Youth Group: Thursday 5pm-7pm
Expenses: Travel expenses can be made available
DBS: Yes Provided
We are a welcoming, Inclusive and diverse building and respect all people entering the building on what beliefs, race, values they hold.
We are requiring volunteers who are welcoming of all the above.

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Arts& Heritage

Arts and Heritage Coordinator

Opportunity: Arts and Heritage Coordinator.
The main duties of this role are : To be friendly and welcoming face for visitors to the Healthcare Heritage Hub ,Engage members of the public with exhibitions on display, Be an ambassador for the heritage collection, spreading word of the hub and its activity with their communities and network, Support the delivery of events and workshops are required , Record numbers of visitors to the HubCollect and record feedback form visitors , Promote upcoming events and activities with visitors, Attend special training in areas such as collections management and conservation (optional)
Requirements: Over the age of 18, Be able to clearly and confidently communicate in English (additional languages are also welcome) Be comfortable approaching and speaking to members of the public. No prior knowledge of local history or healthcare heritage is required but volunteers must be willingness to learn new information, be prepared to be on rota and be able to provide times/dates of their availability.
Location: The main venue will be the new Healthcare Heritage Centre in the Mander Health Hub, Mander Centre, upper mall, Wolverhampton WV1 3NH
Hours: Shifts throughout week, Mon-Sat between 9am-4pm. Sunday between 10.30 -4.30. Ideally at least one shift per week, at least two shifts per month. Shifts should ideally be around 4 hours, although longer shifts are welcomed should volunteers be able to dedicate more time
Expenses: Yes, Travel expense only
DBS: Yes, as per Trust policy we will require volunteers to complete a brief Occupational Health assessment and be DBS checked (The Trust will support this)
This voluntary role is to support our exciting Arts and Heritage programme and our community project “Care, Create, Conserve” Funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Beacon Centre

Volunteers to look after Assistance Dogs

Opportunity: Volunteers to look after Assistance Dogs
We are delighted to be working in partnership with Wolverhampton Grand Theatre to recruit volunteers to look after assistance dogs during performances at the theatre.
Volunteers will be able to look after the dogs in the theatres Encore lounge with a complimentary drink, whilst their owners enjoy performances that may not be appropriate for assistance dogs.
If you are a dog lover and would be interested in joining Beacons volunteer team for this unique and flexible volunteer opportunity please do contact us
Location: The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Lichfield Street , Wolverhampton WV1 1DE
Hours: Beacons volunteer team will be able to provide information on hours
Expenses: Beacons volunteer team will be able to provide information on expenses
DBS: a Basic DBS check and two reference will be required
We are dedicated to helping people with sight loss live a fuller more independent life. We work across all sectors to support people in their own homes and out of their communities.

Medaille Trust

Activities Volunteer Women’s Group (Female Volunteers )

Opportunity: This role is now filled
Requirements: Good standard of spoken and written English and computer literate .Must be able to get to group session which is based outside of Birmingham City Centre. Experience of machine and hand sewing as well as haberdashery would be an advantage.
Location: Outside of Birmingham City Centre –Location to be discussed during recruitment process.
Hours: Monday- daytime Fortnightly we ask for 6 months commitment following training.
Expenses: Yes. We pay travel expenses and any additional expenses in line with our expenses policy
DBS: Yes An Enhanced DBS
Medaille Trusts mission is to provide refuge and freedom from modern slavery .We are one of the largest providers of supported safe house accommodation for victims of modern slavery in the UK

Royal Air Force Museum

Museum Event Maker

Opportunity: Museum Event Maker
Come and join a team who deliver exciting events all year round for families and adults at the RAF Museum Midlands site.
You can choose when to volunteer to match your availability, there is no regular weekly commitment.
Tasks will include: Helping to prepare the site for an event, this might involves preparing a activity areas, information and signage, setting up activities, this might involve choosing appropriate activities, setting up activity areas, ensuring staffing and resources are available, Overseeing family activities this might involve ticket selling and cash handing, handing out equipment and prizes, supervising hands on activities and assisting with games and activities. Assisting at large scale events this might involve manning the car park, directing visitors, providing information, running the info stall, Helping to take down events.
We have introduced a buddy programme for our new Event Makers.
Requirements: Able to work as a team, friendly and approachable, be confidence in engaging and approaching our visitors.
Location: RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Hours: This varies depending on the type of event .You will find that most events fall on evenings, weekends and school holidays and we expect that you commit to one event per year . Events are typically 3-4 hours (with breaks)
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed up to £14.50 per day in line with our policy
DBS: No
Our Event Makers are asked to undertake a number of mandatory training , including : Introduction to RAF Museum ,Safeguarding training ,Online training on health and safety, manual handing training .You will also receive specific training and inductions : Event briefing online and on site , Cash handling and till training and Customer service training .

Royal Air Force Museum

Summer Event Marker
Opportunity: Summer Event Maker This role is now suspended

Requirements:
Location: RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Hours: From July to early September .Flexible on days you could volunteer for weekdays, weekends or mix .You would be needed on site from 9am till 5pm but we would consider people who can only do half day.
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed up to £14.50 per day in line with our policy
DBS: No
This volunteering role is specifically for the summer period, but if you would like to continue volunteering at the museum you would be very welcome to apply to be a museum event maker.

Royal Air Force Museum

Spitfire Cockpit Volunteer

Opportunity: Spitfire Cockpit Volunteer
This role consists of assisting visitors with our new Spitfire Cockpit Experience .The spitfire cockpit experience will consist of a 5 minute session sitting inside, being provided with guided talk of the controls by the on hand volunteer.
Providing a warm welcome and a friendly face , Inspecting receipts of visitors going into the cockpit , taking photos on the visitors mobile phones or similar device while the visitors are sitting in the cockpit, if asked .Sharing Spitfire facts and stories (We will give you this information) Helping visitors navigate the Souvenir Kiosk to download their photo, Ensuring all procedures are followed in line with museum guidelines, maintaining an awareness of what’s happening around you to ensure your safety and the visitors.
Requirements: Are enthusiastic about the role and willing to learn new skills ,enjoy meeting a range of people , are comfortable being in a busy place which at times gets crowed and noisy, are able to speak clearly and confidently to answer visitor questions, are physically able to climb a number of steps, be active and able to bend and stretch (you may be on your feet for 5 hours) We can provide a perch chair if requested.
Location: RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Hours : Initially it will be for school holiday periods and weekends with a view to extending beyond these. Shifts will be 10:00 -15:30 with time for break.
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed up to £14.50 per day in line with our policy
DBS: We will ask you to provide one reference
The Spitfire Cockpit Experience will only run when there a minimum of two volunteers and some flexibly in shift times can be arranged.

Royal Air Force Museum

Handling Collection Developer

Opportunity: Handling Collection Developer
The Access and Learning team deliver an extensive variety of workshops to young people of all ages with a focus on History and STEM (Science, technology, and mathematics) subjects .The Museum currently attracts around 28,000 school children per year who visit us to take part in these high-quality workshops.
You will be part of a team of volunteers following the guidance of the Head of Access Learning and Participation. Collaborate with fellow volunteers, staff and apprentices, update and catalogue the current collection onto a database. Collate the collection into themes, Set up a sign-in-sign-out system .Label artefacts appropriately .Help to manage the condition of the collection .Highlight gasps to identify required acquisitions, assist with the Midlands Development Programme tasks, research the RAF history of artefacts .
You will be trained and guided by our Staff in your role .PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided where needed.
Requirements: Have an interest in research and collections, are comfortable communicating with colleague and visitors including families, are an effective team player, willing to learn new skills and have good written and oral skills.
Location: RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Hours: One day a week or four days a month. The typical volunteering day starts at 9:30 and finishes at 15:00 .This is flexible to suit individual needs .There is a one hour break at lunchtimes.
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed up to £14.50 per day in line with our policy
DBS: We will ask you to provide one reference
There will be a taster day on 30th September 2023

Royal Air Force Museum

Exhibition Researcher (Families)

Opportunity: Exhibition Researcher ( Families)
The Access and Learning term deliver a variety of workshops to young people of all ages with a focus on History and STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) .We are looking to enhance our programme as part of our Midlands Development Programme to engage more with our visiting families, using the RAF stories and collections.
You will be supporting the Access & Learning and Exhibitions teams to research collections, Collaborating with fellow volunteers , staff and apprentices, supporting the team in producing resources for families for use with the exhibitions, seeking out images and artefacts that are related and appropriate , gaining feedback from families on the stories and artefacts we wish to use, delivering workshops to families, following the guidance of the Head of Access, Learning and Participation ,adhering to legislation and practices around our handling collection.
You will receive training and guidance from staff to perform this role.
Requirements: Interest in research and collections You are comfortable communicating colleagues and visitors, including families (training and guidance will be provided ) Good written and oral skills
Location: RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal , Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Hours: One day a week or four days per month. The typical volunteering day is 9:30-3pm, but we can be flexible to suit individual needs .There is a one hour break for lunch
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed up to £14.50 per day in line with our policy
DBS: No
Come along to our taster day on 30th September 2023

Race Against Blood Cancer

Promotions Co-ordinator , Social Media Co-ordinator

Opportunity:Promotions Co-ordinator We need your help to raise awareness for our donor register drives. You will research and book venues to host a donor drive. Book depots to use on the day of donor drive .Seek opportunities for adding value, such as organising entertainment, refreshments and car parking for volunteers. Carry out administration associated with bookings ,including sending confirmation letters and updating the database Seek opportunities in shops and other businesses and secure other opportunities to promote the charity’s event in line with the objectives of the Community Engagement team
Social Media Co-ordinator Assist with the recruitment of volunteers and participants for each campaign. Research potential and promote the campaign to supporters, clubs, businesses and schools to secure their involvement. Assist with PR and social media opportunities. Organise distribution of promotional materials .Respond to enquiries from members of the public about the campaign. Update the database .Assist with the wrap –up and evaluation of the event.
Requirements: Promotions Co-ordinator : Good verbal and written communication. A friendly and confidential manner with the ability to enthuse others and gain support .Good organisational and research skills .Self-motivation with good Microsoft Office skills.
Social Media Co-ordinator: Assist with the recruitment of volunteers and participants for each campaign. Research potential and promote the campaign to supporters, clubs, businesses and schools to secure their involvement. Assist with PR and social media opportunities. Organise distribution of promotional materials .Respond to enquiries from members of the public about the campaign. Update the database .Assist with the wrap –up and evaluation of the event.
Location: Homebased
Hours: Promotions Co-ordinator: Flexible 2-4 hours per week minimum of 3 months
Social Media Co-ordinator: Flexible 1-2 days per week minimum of 3 months
Expenses: TBC
DBS: No DBS required but a reference is needed
To increase the diversity on the stem cell register to give everyone an equal chance of finding a lifesaving match regardless of their ethnicity.

The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.

Front of House Volunteer

Opportunity: Front of House Volunteer
To give patrons directions around the auditorium to the appropriate facilities before, during and after each performance in a friendly and efficient manner.
To check the seating area and evacuation routes are keep clear of obstacles and to assist patrons with disabilities to their seats.
To assist with our Memory Café that has been set up for people living with Dementia and to assist our patrons who are hard of hearing during our Captioned and BSL performances.
To support theatre community projects which may be offsite such as our Panto project each year and assist in delivering excellent customer service to our patrons.
Requirements: To promote and comply with Wolverhampton Grand Theatres equal opportunity policy in both the services and treatment of others.
Our training will build on your existing skills and experience to ensure you have the knowledge and confidence to fulfil your role as well as support and supervision throughout your time volunteering with us.
Location: The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Lichfield Street ,Wolverhampton, WV1 1DE
Hours : Evenings and Weekends
Expenses: Evenings and Weekends
DBS: We will obtain 2 references either personal or professional for all volunteers.
Wolverhampton Grand is a long –established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. We are actively seeking volunteers from the Deaf and hard of hearing community , people over 60 and 18-30 looking for work experience to improve their CV

LearnPlay Foundation

Community Digital Champions: Over 50’s
Opportunity: Community Digital Champions: Over 50’s
We understand that many over 50s struggle to access technology and if they do have access they do not always have the know how to use the device.
With 20 volunteers we will provide digital inclusion interventions and digital know-how to create to help percolate IT and digital inclusion sessions and troubleshooting hyper-locally to groups of the same age band.
Knowledge to be percolated includes setting up an email and how to send one, setting up online accounts (banking/utilities) accessing platforms such zoom/teams how to create document (i.e. CVS).
During your time as a volunteer you will gain digital skills and accreditation which you will also percolate during sessions as employability skills.
Requirements: The right candidate will be keen, motivated and potentially be looking to use the volunteering opportunity as route back to work. An induction period will include training and skill development.
Location : Training and induction will be at our office in the Chubb Building (WV1 1HT) then in venues across the city within the 10 priority wards.
Hours: To be confirmed with venues and volunteers, however we anticipate that it will be 2-4 times per month. ( initially with the project running for approx. 10 months )
Expenses: Yes Travel & Lunch , other rewards include exposure to job opportunities and training (both accredited and not accredited )
DBS: No
We are a digital media organisation with the overarching ambition to make a difference to peoples lives by empowering and enabling digital inclusion and access to digital skills

LearnPlay Foundation

Skills Champions
Opportunity: Skills Champions
We will be working with 20 volunteers who will engage with and give accredited training.
Once trained volunteers will then work with peers aged 16-29 year olds using interactive digital media & cutting edge technology focusing on marginalised YP, hidden NEETs & current claimants to highlight some of the career opportunities that are open to the young people across the city.
Volunteers will sign post to and encourage the uptake of opportunities citywide and help referrals to further relevant training.
Requirements: The right candidate will be keen, motivated and potentially be looking to use the volunteering opportunity as a route back to work .An induction period will include training and skills development around digital, employability as well as project management , positive communication, running activities reporting and website management which will be further developed during the volunteering experiences .There is also a possibility of an additional 10 days of training over the duration of the programme
To be confirmed with venues and volunteers however we anticipate that it will be 2-4 times per month.
Location: Training and induction will be at our office Chubb Building WV1 1HT then in venues across the city within the 10 priority wards.
Hours: To be confirmed with venues and volunteers however we anticipate that it will be 2-4 times per month
Expenses: Yes Travel & Lunch , other rewards include exposure to job opportunities and training ( both accredited and not accredited)
DBS: No
We are a digital media organisation with the overarching ambition to make a difference to people’s lives by empowering and enabling digital inclusion and access to digital skills

West Midlands Historic Building Trust

Buildings at Risk Volunteer
Opportunity: Buildings at Risk Volunteer
To observe and record the condition of listed buildings in the region. We have developed an app which maps all the listed buildings in the West Midlands. We are asking volunteers to upload a brief condition assessment of each one to help us identify those most at risk .The app uses a form with simple prompts and requires no previous training .Volunteers can also suggested buildings for local listing.
Requirements: There are no specific skills required. It helps to be inquisitive and interested in local heritage , but you only need a smart phone/tablet (or to volunteer with someone who has one)
Location: Anywhere across the West Midlands /Worcestershire
Hours: Anytime, in daylight .There is no max/min commitment .Assessments take about 5 minutes each .You can undertake individual surveys as and when or could dedicate an afternoon to exploring and submit several assessments. It’s completely flexible .Some volunteers arrange a regular social walk with the BaR project to give some focus.
Expenses: No
DBS: No
There is an introductory training module which takes about 30 mins and all volunteers will need to download and register with Margin Maps. Both steps can be completed independently but we are happy to help if needed .Assessments are undertaken without supervision, through support is on hand if required.

Stourbridge Glass Museum

Activity Support

Opportunity: Activity Support
The museum hosts various activities for children throughout the year. This role is to work with the museum staff to help children doing the craft, ushering them to the seats, assisting them with the craft and cleaning up after the activity.
Requirements: Friendly and welcoming attitude to any visitors. Needs to pay attention to details. Someone who is used to work with children will be desirable as it can be physically demanding.
Induction will be given on the first day of volunteer work, necessary training are given for each roles. If any volunteers are interested in different roles within the museum, they will have opportunities to join the training.
Location: Stourbridge Glass Museum Stuart Works, High Street , Wordsley, DY8 4FB
Hours:Tuesdays-Sundays From 10:30-16:30, There are two shifts a day.
Morning Shift is 10:30 -13:30. Afternoon shifts is 13:30-16:30 Activity is normally on Saturdays and extra days during half term.
Expenses: No (Except students and Universal Credit recipients will be paid for travel expenses)
DBS: No
We are urgently need more volunteers particularly during summer opening, but we are continuously recruiting throughout the year.

The Framers Gallery

Art Festival Steward 5th-7th May 2023

Opportunity: Wolverhampton Art Festival Steward 5th-7th May 2023
Assisting the organisers and security in the smooth run of the festival.
• Walking up and down the street where the festival will be taking place, checking on stall holders to ensure all their needs are met, as well ensuring the safety of the public (if anyone needs assistance, communicate with the security/ organisation team)
• Assisting the organisers in setting up and clearing the workshop area in between art workshops
• Assisting up organisers in looking after the stage performers (direct performers towards the stage for the performances, help clear/setup the performance area etc.)
On the first day (Friday 05/05/23) help will be needed with setting up Gazebos for Art stalls start at 8am
There will always be part of team organiser team present in the festival area, the volunteers are needed to help out.
Requirements: Good communication skills well organised, art interest desired, but not necessary, events organising interest desired, but not necessary.
The festival will run over the course of three days, help will be needed throughout the whole festival between 10am-4pm
Location: Victoria Street Wolverhampton WV2 4LE
Hours:Friday 05/05/23 8am-10am (Help with Gazebo setup)
Friday 5/5/23 10am -4pm
Saturday 06/5/23 10am -4pm
Sunday 07/05/23 10am-4pm
Expenses: Lunch will be provided
DBS: No
At the beginning of each day the volunteers will be introduced to the whole team, the stage and workshop line ups and the daily activities will be shared with the whole team.

All Saints Action Network (ASAN)

University Student Placements
Opportunity: ASAN Social Accountant Researcher All Saints Action Network
University Students placement
This role would suit a 3rd year degree or masters level student who seeks to gain valuable research-based work experience.
This role will involve conducting research, reports, data and evaluations for ASAN social impact methodology: social accounting and audit. Using a range of research methodology, you will be required to support ASAN management with research based tasks that help the organisation understand how it can better serve the local community using research finding to provide sustainable projects and activities.
Digital Media and Content Creator –All Saints Action Network
University Student placement : This role will involve creating original high-quality video based content which captures and displays ASAN organisation, various charitable projects, groups and activities in the local community. Further opportunities available to develop content for digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TIK Tok, blogs and more. Opportunity to create your film and digital media work .References will be provided upon completion of this placement.
Location: ASAN The Workspace All Saints Road Wolverhampton WV2 1EL .Some initial training /work experience may take place at other sites in the All Saints local area
Hours: Account Researcher: Minimum commitment of 6 weeks. Ideally we would like to have you on board for at least 12 weeks or more .This opportunity will be combined with a degree program.
Digital Media: Minimum commitment of 6 weeks. Ideally we would like to have you on board for at least 12 weeks. This is an ongoing opportunity.
Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses for those completing a 4 hour session plus lunch expenses for a full day of volunteering .The maximum expense for this day is £10
DBS: No
An induction will be provided and ongoing support.

NCT Wolverhampton

Nappy Library Volunteer & Social Media Volunteer

Opportunity:
Nappy Library Volunteer.
Help manage and coordinate our reusable nappy library. This role involves administrative tasks, good organisation and attention to detail.
Social Media Volunteer.
Help managing NCT Wolverhampton’s social media channels (Facebook and Instagram) You will be helping to create and schedules posts to advertise the branch and their events as well as responding to queries on the social media pages. You will have access to online training, resources and templates to use.
Requirements:
Nappy Library :Organised, time management, admin, IT/digital skills, reliable and good communicator. Online training is provided.
Social Media :Help managing NCT Wolverhampton’s social media channels (Facebook and Instagram) You will be helping to create and schedules posts to advertise the branch and their events as well as responding to queries on the social media pages. You will have access to online training, resources and templates to use.
Location: Home base for both roles.
Hours:
Nappy Library: 1 hour per week
Social Media : 1-2 hours per week
Expenses: Yes Travel only
DBS: No for both roles
NCT is an advocate, guide and friend for parents through their first 1,000days (from conception to 2 years). NCT offers information and support in pregnancy, birth and early parenthood, campaigns to improve maternity care and ensure better services and facilities for new parents, aims to give every parent the chance to make informed choices and wants to make sure that everyone has access to our services and activities.

The Friends of Bantock House, Museum and Park

Committee Secretary This Role is now Closed

Opportunity: Committee Secretary This role is now Closed
Organising and managing at least 3 charity Committee meetings(and 4 BUG meetings?) and one annual General meeting per year.Taking minutes, typing and printing hard copies where needed, working with chair to produce agendas and ensuring all committee members have appropriate , timely information. Maintain physical and digital files.Handing telephone communications and liaising with staff and mangers at Wolverhampton Council, the Charity’s volunteers and members of the public.Working flexibly with others to mange unforeseen issues that arise.
Requirements: A commitment to acting in the best interests of the charity’s aims of raising money and caring for Bantock House and park , in collaboration with our volunteers and council staff .Secure access to a telephone, computer and printer as well as file storage space.Awareness of and commitment to the confidentiality and privacy issues involved this is essential.Experience in producing accurate records using word processing tools.Confidence in dealing with Committee members.Council staff at all levels, the public and the charity’s members.This may be in person on the phone or via email.Willingness to provide a telephone.
Location: Home based
Hours: Average of 5-7 hours per week (although hours may vary according to particular demands)
Expenses: Expenses will be paid for stationary etc.
DBS: No
The friends of Bantock is a small charity run entirely , including the committee of 7 by volunteers .There are 22 volunteers who carry out gardening, litter picking and money raising projects.We were given the Queens Award for Voluntary service in 2021

The Friends of Bantock House, Museum and Park

Membership Secretary This role is now Closed

Opportunity: Membership Secretary This role is now Closed
Maintaining an up-to-date database of members details in accordance with GDPR Regulations, typing and printing hard copies where needed. Assisting in the recruitment of new members. Reporting to the Charity’s Committee at least 3 times per year and to the Annual General Meeting .Accurate transfer of updated data from paper formats to database systems. This is required when large numbers of members renew their membership April-May each year and when new members join. Liaise with Treasurer on a regular basis to ensure accurate and auditable records are kept. Managing the Friends of Bantock email communications. Handling the Friends of Bantock email communications .Handling telephone queries and liaising with Committee members, staff and mangers at Wolverhampton Council, the Charity’s volunteers and members of the public. Working flexibly in collaboration with others to manage unforeseen issues that arise. Familiarity with and commitment to working within policy guidelines.
Requirements: A commitment to acting in the best interests of the charity’s aims of raising money and caring for Bantock House and Park, in collaboration with our volunteers and council staff. Secure access to a telephone, computer and printer as well as file storage space .Commitment to the confidentiality and privacy issues involved, as set out in GDPR Regulations. Skills in producing clear and accurate records using word processing tools, setting up and managing group email. Confidence in dealing with Committee members, council staff at all levels, the Charity’s members and the public. This may be in person, on the phone or via email. Flexibility and a willingness to deal with unforeseen issues that arise .Willingness to provide a telephone contact number for use in newsletters and posters and an address for charity members communication.
Location: Home based
Hours: 2-4 hours per week , although hours may vary
Expenses: Expenses will be paid for Stationery etc
DBS: May be subject to a criminal record check
The Friends of Bantock is a small charity run entirely by volunteers. Including the Committee of 7, by volunteers. There are 22 volunteers who carry out gardening, litter picking and money raising projects. We were given the Queens Award for Voluntary Service in 2021

S&K Creative Artz C.I.C

Volunteer Coordinator

Opportunity: S&K Creative Artz C.I.C is looking for a volunteer coordinator who would like to help support their volunteers and make a positive difference in the organisation. We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused volunteer coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. You should uphold the values of our organisation while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions
Brief role of tasks/duties: Recruiting, training and supervising new volunteers. Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills and maintaining an up-to-date database. Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails and volunteer database. Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organisation and volunteer opportunities. Matching volunteers to opportunities that suits their skill sets and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training. Organising training and leading on the job training. Keeping schedules and records of volunteers works .Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organisation values. Ensuring the organisation purpose is conveyed to the public.
Requirements: Experience in being a volunteer coordinator or similar position. An associate’s degree in business management, human resources, or a similar field. Experience in volunteering and recruitment. Working knowledge of databases .Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisation and team-building skills .There will be an induction meeting
Location: Homeworking
Hours: Monday –Friday Maximum 3 days per week. Commitment 6 months -1 year Flexibility will be given for any holidays .Will work around the suitable person.
Expenses: Yes When attending any face to face sessions or travelling to a community meeting Travel expenses will be provided.
DBS: Yes plus References
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old .Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

ACORNS

Events Speaker , Researcher

Opportunity: Event Speaker
Representing Acorns by speaking to groups, organisations and businesses.
Accepting donations on our behalf and holding cheque presentations. Delivering presentations and speaking publicly to an audience.
Researcher
Conducting research into the local area. Finding events and funding opportunities. Researching local businesses, schools, faith groups, community groups that we could get in contact with.
Requirements: Event speaker: Confident to speak publicly Organised and prepared to deliver the presentations we provide Friendly –to represent Acorns in the local community Flexible –we will work to fit the group and you together but it would be great if you are flexible with a range of times. We will offer support to ensure you are comfortably to speak publicly about Acorns and provide you with info to ensure you’re are confident enough to answer any questions etc.
Researcher: Curious and inquisitive- to find new opportunities Organised –clear approach to maximise efficiency Comfortable using a computer for research(access to your own computer and Wi-Fi Induction/training is provided.
Location: Event speaker: Various (happy for you to provide areas you will be happy to travelling too.
Researcher: Home based
Hours: Event speaker: Times can vary- we will work with you and the group to arrange a time that suits you both.
Researcher: Whenever suits you
Expenses : No
DBS: Event speaker : No (unless at Schools)
Researcher: No
Established in 1998 Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust is a registered charity offering a network of care for life limited and life threatened children and young people and their families, across the heart of England.

S&K Creative Artz Kidz CIC

Safeguarding Lead

Opportunity: Safeguarding Lead
• Provide support to volunteers/staff around any safeguarding issues or concerns
• Ensure safeguarding cases are referred to relevant professionals with support
• Ensure all staff and volunteers receive safeguarding training
• Ensure safeguarding policy is up to date and reviewed regularly linking to statutory policies and procedures guidance.
• Ensuring that all staff are fully trained in safeguarding and know how to spot and raise concerns.
• Help to maintain an effective staff supervision programme
• Has up to date regular safeguarding training to fulfil their role.
Requirements: Good communication skills .Ability to be proactive. Have good safeguarding training experience .Experience working with children and young people .Ability to work as a team player .There will be an induction meeting.
Location: Remote Home working
Hours: Monday-Friday (Maximum 3 days per week) Flexibility will be given for any holidays. Will work around the suitable person. Minimum commitment 6 months
Expenses: Yes when attending any face 2 face sessions or travelling to a community meeting. Travel expenses will be provided
DBS: Yes
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

West Caribbean Parent&Friends Association Activities Co-Ordinator

Opportunity: Duties include: Open the building and set up table and chairs. Make tea and coffee .Do gentle exercise .Coordinate activities e.g. organise trips and attendance at different events .Organise guest speakers on relevant topics such as health issues .Keep in touch with elders who are not able to attend .Do arts and crafts.
Requirements: People person and some experience of working with the elderly, Coordinating activities and Exercise instructor .There is also an induction & training provided
Location: St Andrews Church Hall. St Andrews Close Whitmore Reans Wolverhampton WV6 OAA
Hours: Wednesday 11am to 1pm
Expenses: Yes Bus fares and travel costs if attending trips and /or events with the elders groups will be paid.
DBS: Yes
The Association established over 50 years ago continues to serve the local community by promoting cultural, inter generational working and lifelong learning. Through its Elders Group it provides an environment where people can socialise to improve the health and wellbeing and reduce isolation for elderly residents in Wolverhampton.

Livin Lives : Womens Group Assistant

Volunteer needed to assist group leader with coffee mornings and women’s group sessions.
Opportunity : Tasks include preparing and serving refreshments, meet and greet ladies as they arrive, display paperwork and information needed for sessions, participate in most group sessions where possible.
Groups sessions include Mother support sessions, Health and Well being, Arts & Crafts and more which will be discussed at interview.
Requirements: A friendly, empathetic, caring, good listener, none-judgemental and patient person would be ideal for this position.
Location: Low Hill Community Hub, Kempthorne Avenue, Wolverhampton WV10 9JJ.
Hours: Fridays 11.00am -3.00pm
Expenses : Yes Travel Expenses only.
DBS: Yes.
There will be an induction and volunteers will be supported with training in order to fulfill their role effectively and to work safely

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