Category: Support


Case Worker

Opportunity: Caseworkers visit clients to work out what type of help they need. Next they find the right sources of support and arrange for clients to access it .This might be funds for special equipment for someone with a disability, adaptions to a property so an older client can remain at home or funds for a rental deposit . Caseworkers also signpost clients onto specialist local services for advice on benefits, housing, mental health, debt, finding work etc.
Requirements: The essential part of the role is visiting clients, you will need access to a vehicle or another way to travel to meet clients at home or in a care home setting. You will also receive On-line or face to face instructor led training and e-learning modules
Location: Wolseley House TA Centre ,Fallings Park, WV10 9QR
Hours: Flexible
Expenses: Yes
DBS: Yes, this is provided by SSAFA at no cost to the potential volunteer. Also We will ask for two references ,this can be former employers or people that know you well (other than relatives)
SSAFA provides lifelong support for our Forces and their families .Each year we support over 90,00 people through our network of 7,500 volunteers and 850 health and social care professionals .We are committed to supporting anyone who is serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, British Army or Royal Air Force and their families.


WaterAid Speaker Volunteer

Opportunity: WaterAid Speaker Volunteer.
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 people’s lives for good.
Our Speaker Volunteers engage audience about the important work of WaterAid inspiring them to take action, as they speak with schools, universities, business, youth groups, and religious places of workshop, service organisations and many more.
Requirements: An interest in the work of WaterAid, including our key message, appeals, campaigns, fundraising and volunteering. Passion and enthusiasm for public speaking and confidence to speak publicly to diverse range of community groups. Good availability to volunteer 4 times a year, potentially for morning school assembly talks, midday educational workshops, evening and weekend talks. .Competence in PowerPoint and email. Access to travel locally (face to face visits only)
Location: Wolverhampton area ,Talks and workshops are delivered either face to face or virtually by Zoom or Microsoft teams
Hours: Flexible
Expenses: Yes Reasonable travel expenses.
DBS: Appropriate references
Volunteers will complete an online Speaker training course, followed by an interview and practice presentation with our friendly Speaker Network team. Once a Speaker, volunteers have ongoing support from the WaterAid team as well as a Speaker mentor

Changing Lives

Female Evening Outreach Volunteer. This role is now Suspended
Opportunity:Evening Outreach Volunteer. Female Volunteers
We need volunteers to support our outreach team by working alongside us on our weekly outreach sessions across Wolverhampton and Walsall .These sessions facilitate and encourage easy access for those with complex needs.
To support the team by engaging with and supporting service users who are involved in or at risk of sexual exploitation, survival sex, sex work and homelessness .To provide support to encourage service users where they are reluctant to engage. To support the team to build professional relationships with partner agencies. To signpost individuals to make best use of local resources and amenities, to make best use of local resources and amenities, to meet their health and welfare needs. To assist in the distribution of food parcels, goody bags, clothing, drinks and snacks etc. To log details of the outreach sessions for reporting purposes.
Requirements: Good communication and listening skills, a caring, sympathetic, sensitive manner and a non-judgemental approach .Ability to remain impartial and offer all different types of recovery support to people. Develop a robust knowledge of all services and options for people to access. Understanding of the complexities some of the individuals may face. Reliable, organised, consistent and have an ability to handle a level of stress and ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
Location: Meeting and drop off point: The Workspace, All Saints Road, Wolverhampton WV2 1EL .This session is facilitated by car .You will be collected from and dropped off at the named location.
Hours: Required one session a week 7.45pm-11.15 (3.5 hours) Monday or Thursday (Sessions are set to increase so other week day evenings may be required)
Expenses: Yes Travel expense
DBS: Yes
We work with people who are in crisis or need support to overcome serious challenges which can limit their opportunities .We help people develop the skills and self-belief to move past prior experience, change their story and achieve a better future for themselves, their families and their communities

Changing Lives

Female Project Support Volunteer

Opportunity: Female Project Support Volunteer.
Supporting staff and service users to access appropriate services during drop in hours. Also, helping those who have multiple and complex needs.
• Setting up the room
• Making up goody bags
• Greeting service users
• Handing out suppliers and leaflets to the service users
• Signposting service users to appropriate partner agencies
• Showing service users out and signing them out of the building.
Requirements: Communication and listening skills , a caring , sympathetic, sensitive manner and a non-judgmental approach , ability to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player ,ability to adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures .There is an Induction and training opportunities
Location: Life City Church, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1JD
Hours: 3.5 hours Thursday from 6.45pm to 10.15pm
Expenses: Yes Travel expenses
We work with people who are in crisis or need support to overcome serious challenges which limit their opportunities. We help people develop the skills and self-belief to move past prior experience, change their story and achieve a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

Young Climate Warriors.

Student Climate Ambassador

Student Climate Ambassador.
Taking climate change discussions directly into Primary schools, the Young Climate Warriors Ambassador Programme works to effectively initiate action-stimulating conversation and encourage critical thinking within an education environment. Our Ambassadors deliver interactive animated, in-person assemblies to allow pupils to engage with climate change in a positive, age-appropriate and honest manner.
Are enthusiastic about starting conversations about climate change. Are stubbornly optimistic about positive future. Are eager to engage primary school-aged children (previous experience a plus, but not necessary) Have strong communication skills, with an ability to use initiative and act professionally in all interactions with school staff and pupils.
Location: Wolverhampton
Hours: Assemblies will be delivered according to the requests from local primary schools during school hours. There is also the opportunity for ambassadors to host regular eco-club at their local primary school organised according to their availability. Ideally our Ambassadors remain part of the team for the duration of the remainder of the school year.
Expenses: Yes Travel expenses maximum of £30. Reimbursement for time £30 for delivering an assembly. £20 for helping at mutually agreed school requested event e.g. eco-club
DBS: Yes
After submitting an application, you will be invited to attend training sessions where we will fully prepare you for your position, providing resources and guidance for your assemblies. Once you have completed the training session. We will connect you with your local schools and you can begin to arrange your first climate assembly as soon as you would like.


Volunteer Engagement Advocate. You will support the local team to help the community understand who we are, what are the services do and to ensure they know how to get in touch with us and get involved.
Volunteer Office Administrator. You will support our local offices and front line staff by shadowing our paid advocates and report writing.
Volunteer Peer Advocate. You will have lived experience of using advocacy services and offer support to clients on a wide range of non-complex issues.
Requirements: Able to use Microsoft Office and other software; Good standard of written/ spoken English; good communication and listening skills; willing to learn new skills; able to respect, value and treat people as individuals; live in local area or be willing to travel. You will have an interest in Health and Social Care as well as the ability to question and challenge in an assertive and sensitive manner.
All our volunteers received training in Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards .This a piece of legislation that allows the Local Authority to make decisions about people care and accommodation, on behalf of people who deemed unable to make these decisions for themselves.
Location: Home-based at present: Wolverhampton and surrounding areas.
Hours: Open Ended/ Flexible: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. Minimum of 1 hours each week. A commitment of 6 – 12 months is required.
Expenses: Yes – if you are using a car you must have business car insurance to claim mileage. If not you can commute via public transport
DBS: Yes – Enhanced DBS Check. (This can take up to 6 weeks).
Initial induction and further role specific training available .Please note that until further notice all training will be carried out via video conference, and you must demonstrate a good level of I.T skills needed for remote volunteering at present.


NSPCC Schools Service Volunteer (Closing date is June 30th )

NSPCC Schools Service Volunteer
We are looking for new volunteers to be Speak out, Stay safe Volunteers. You will visit primary schools to deliver Speak out, Stay safe workshops that teaches children about the different types of abuse and how they can speak out and stay safe.
The workshops are age appropriate and memorable and need an energetic and enthusiastic person to deliver them. You will work alongside other Speak out , Stay safe volunteers to make sure at the end of each session the children feel empowered and know who they can speak out to if they are worried . In some sessions children may speak up and disclose abuse, so you will also be required to sensitively handle this and report any concerns you have about the child. But don’t worry you will get plenty of support and training on this.
When you volunteer with us, you will get lots of initial training, which includes practice sessions, home study, multiple visits to schools to help you learn which includes practice sessions, homes study and multiple visits to schools to help you learn workshop materials. When you start delivering the sessions, support will be on offer from both your supervisor and other experienced volunteers.
Passionate about children’s rights, including their right to be safe. Empathic and perceptive. Flexible and adaptable .Feel comfortable talking to large groups of children. Basic IT Skills
A minimum of 2 schools per month .Minimum commitment 12 months
Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell ,Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton
Expenses: TBC
DBS: Enhanced DBS Check and at least two satisfactory references
We are the UKs leading children’s charity, specialising in child protection and dedicated to protecting children today to prevent abuse tomorrow. We are the only UK children’s charity with statutory powers, which means we can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse. We have been protecting children for over 100 years.

Beacon Centre

Book Club Volunteer, Fishing Volunteer & Swimming Volunteer

Book Club Volunteer.
Volunteers needed to support a book club. We meet once a month, on a Thursday at Beacon Centre Sedgley. You will need to have an interest in reading and be comfortable communicating with people and supporting with providing refreshments. It is a very relaxed and enthusiastic group with a great passion for reading.
Fishing Volunteers.
We currently fish once a month on a Wednesday .Our volunteers need to be confident in handing fish and bait and just generally supporting our members. It is a very relaxed role at Albright on Fishing Moat .All equipment is provided.
Swimming Volunteers.
Volunteers needed to help support our members from the minibus to the centre, assist them round the changing rooms and to the lockers and guide them to the poolside. You have the option whether you want to go into the pool or not .There is always a qualified swimming instructor in the pool. You are not expected to teach anyone to swim .You not expected to help anyone get changed .all members are independent but need support getting round a new environment.
Book Club Volunteer: Beacon Centre Sedgley
Fishing Volunteer: Albrighton , NR Wolverhampton WV7 3FL
Swimming Volunteer: Bert William Centre ,Bilston ,WV14 OEF
Book Club Volunteer: First Thursday each month 11am-12pm
Fishing Volunteer: 11am -2pm Third Wednesday of each month
Swimming Volunteer: Second Wednesday &Fourth Monday of each month
Expenses: Yes
DBS: An enhanced DBS check and two references will be required for these roles.
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 in their communities.

British Red Cross

Volunteer Driver

Opportunity: Volunteer Driver
We need volunteers like you so that everyone who needs one can get a wheelchair. Each year we hire out or loan over 75,000 wheelchairs to help people to get around after an injury or illness. Whether it is delivery or collection for people at home, or moving equipment between buildings you will be joining a friendly team of people who help to get people moving again.
The role will include deliver and collect wheelchairs using a Red Cross van. Load/unload wheelchairs ready for daily runs. Show people how to use equipment. Use a computer-based stock control system
Requirements: Physically able to safely lift or move wheelchairs and other mobility equipment. Experienced driver (at least two years) and age 21 and over .Confident driving a delivery van. Enjoy meeting people and good people skills .Good IT Skills .Able to commit to a regular weekly shift.
Location: Aldersley Lesiure Village Reception .Aldersley Road Wolverhampton WV6 9NW
Hours: Monday-Friday Minimum 5 hours per shift
Expenses: Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role.
DBS: 1 Reference
There is induction/training which includes E-Learning , Mandatory training, induction and ongoing training and support .


Volunteer Vitual Buddy

Opportunity: Volunteer Virtual Buddy
Sense Virtual Buddying Volunteers make a real difference to supporting young people and adults who may be lonely or isolated. Sense matches volunteers with disabled people to meet for an hour a week on Zoom or over the phone. Sense matches each volunteer with someone who has similar interests, to make sure you have a great time. The programme is open to all volunteers who are 16 and over. You don’t need to have previous experience volunteering or caring for disabled people. We welcome people from all backgrounds and with all interests.
Requirements: We need positive, empathetic volunteers who are passionate about supporting people with complex disabilities. We are looking for volunteers who are great communicator’s and who are friendly, enthusiastic, positive and ready to have fun!
Provided is induction and training, this includes Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Confidentiality and Data Protection. Training is tailored specifically to support volunteers. Sense is also able to offer volunteers additional e-learning to gain an understanding of different methods of communication (this is optional)
Location: Home based
Hours : Days of the week are agreed between volunteers and their buddies Must be the same time each week. 90 minutes per week for a minimum of three months
Expenses: Yes Expenses must be pre-agreed
DBS: Yes
We believe everyone should be able to take part in life, no matter their disability. Our work helps thousands of people who are deafblind or who have complex disabilities to communicate, experience the world and fulfil their potential.

Bookmark Reading Charity

Bookmark Volunteer

Opportunity: Bookmark Volunteer.
You will help a 5-10 year old learn to read, developing their skills and confidence. You will read together, play games, and see your reader’s progress all through our secure online platform.
Our programme involves 30 mins sessions with the same child, twice a week, for six weeks. You book your programme through the Bookmark app and select times that work with your schedule.
Main duties: Help children who struggle with their reading gain essential skills at a crucial age. This will prepare them to move up the school, ready to tackle new challenges without falling further behind. Three quarters of our volunteers noticed their reader become more confident with their reading .Making learning to read fun by bringing your own personality into the sessions and getting to know your readers interests. Give a child one-to –one attention and be a role model.
Requirements: Requirements/Skills needed: Access to a PC, laptop, Chromebook with a webcam and internet connection .Feel relatively comfortable using technology. Are you passionate about literacy and its importance, able to show enthusiasm, encouragement, empathy and patience?
(No access to PC or IT experience you can still apply to be volunteer on our face-to –face programmes in certain locations)
Location: Home Based
Hours: Two 30 minutes sessions a week, for 6 consecutive weeks and willing to complete at least 3 six week programmes a year.
Expenses: No
DBS: Yes Paid for by Bookmark
Bookmark is a tech-led literacy charity supporting disadvantaged primary school children to give them a fairer chance in life.

Hope Community Project

Community Connector

Opportunity: Community Connector
The role is a community based role, working in the community alongside staff and volunteers. The Community connector will be able to speak to people face to face and be able to listen to the needs within the community.
This role requires the applicant to complete all necessary training, this will be provide free of charge. Reporting to Supervisor responsibilities are :
• Outreach work, within the community
• To keep accurate and up to date records
• Connect community needs with services
• Undertake appropriate training and keep up date with local community needs
Requirements:Empathetic, non-judgmental and a good listener. Able to relate to a wide range of people .Good communication skills both verbal and written .Willing to learn new skills. Understand the importance of confidentiality .Methodical. Ability to work with a wide range of people from different cultures. Able to speak a community language. Be honest and act with integrity. Appreciate the importance of working within policies and procedures. Able to stay objective and avoid becoming personally involved, maintaining professional boundaries. Be a team player. A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices
Location : 40 Ling House, Heath Town, WV10 0HH
Hours: Flexible
Expense: TBC
DBS: Applications for this position are subject to satisfactory references.
This role involves walking and door knocking. Alongside specific training for this role the volunteer will need to do training in both safeguarding and health and safety relevant to the role. Hopes policies and procedures must be adhered to in regards to GDPR and Confidentiality.
We celebrate the diversity of society and are striving to promote and reflect that diversity with our organisation.

Cruse Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support Volunteer

Opportunity: Bereavement Support Volunteer
We are looking for someone who is committed to volunteering and has time to spare. Interested in the work of Cruse Bereavement and willing to undertake initial and continuous training in order to support clients in the Wolverhampton area by telephone zoom and eventually in person.
Requirements: Listening skills, empathy, good communication.IT literate as training will be delivered by zoom. Client cases manged by secure client information system .All bereavement volunteers will undertake foundation training currently delivered by zoom. They will be expected to undertake 15 hours per year continuous professional development per year and attend monthly 1 hour supervision
Location: Telephone/zoom support from home Community venue after undertaking in person training.
Hours: Minimum 2-3 hours per week .Mondays, afternoons. Early evening and a 12 months minimum commitment
Expenses: Yes .Travel and any telephone costs calls expense paid
DBS: Yes
Our Mission is that we support people through one of the most painful times in life, with bereavement support, information and campaigning.

MND Association

Community Champion

Opportunity: Do you want to engage with help your local community? Community champions at MND Association will work with local communities to raise awareness of MND and help to reach those people who are not aware of the association’s services. There will be a particular focus will be on engagement with Black ,Asian and minority Ethic (BAME)people, young people /LGBT and Disabled people .
There are a number of ways in which you can get involved for example: Talking with local communities and attending local events. Providing information on issues facing people affected by MND .Increasing the awareness of MND amongst local communities. Building partnerships with local events .Providing information on issues facing people affected by MND. Increasing the awareness of MND amongst local communities. Building partnerships with local groups who can assist in raising awareness and collaboration. Championing diversity within the local branch or group and helping to enhance inclusivity. Working with volunteers and staff to address any activities that make it hard for people to volunteer or use Association service.
Requirements: Have good listening, presentation, networking and communication skills. Digital skills, Language skills, general public engagement .Also included is induction and training.
Location: All across Wolverhampton, Some work could even be done remotely.
Hours: 2 hours per week
Expenses: Yes
We improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND .We campaign and raise awareness so the needs of people with MND and everyone who cares for them are recognised and addressed by wider society.


Corporate & group volunteering

Volunteer opportunities across head office

Corporate and group volunteering Our corporate volunteering days are a great way to spend time building whilst contributing towards Newlife as a charity and the children and families it supports. We can also provide volunteering opportunities to educational groups looking for something fulfilling to provide their learners with a sense of pride and accomplishment.
Various volunteering opportunities across our head office departments
Other volunteering opportunities occasionally come up across different department in our Head Office at Cannock. From administration to supporting our online team, new opportunities are being created in order to give more varied roles for volunteers to experience. If there is a particular area you are interested in, please contact our volunteer team to discuss further.
Location: Head Office : Newlife, Hemlock Way ,Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 7GF
Hours: Open Ended/Flexible: Including Weekends and Evenings
Expenses: Yes
We encourage applications from people with physical or learning disabilities and will make reasonable adjustments so that everyone can enjoy volunteering.
Newlife is the UKs largest charity funder of children’s specialist disability equipment we also run the UKs only national emergency equipment service for terminally ill children.


School Readers Volunteer

Opportunity: Poor literacy amongst primary school children is a major issues in England with 1 in 4 children leaving primary school not reading to the expected standard. This has lifelong consequences. The disruption to education due to pandemic has exacerbated the issue particularly for disadvantaged children.
Schoolreaders recruits volunteers from the community and places them in primary to provided one to one reading support.
Volunteer Role :
• Listen to children read and help develop literacy skills through engaging in conversations about books/picture
• Follow safeguarding procedures in school.
Requirements: Please note each school will be different and we will match volunteers to a suitable setting.
Location: Various Primary Schools around the west midlands. We make every effort to find a school that is easy for you to travel to and from
Hours: Yes Enhanced DBS which will be carried out by the school prior to starting
Expenses: No
DBS: Yes Enhanced DBS which will be carried out by the school prior to starting
Schoolreaders goal is for all children, regardless of background, to leave Primary School being able to read well so they can go on to access their secondary education fully and maximise their future life chances.


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.
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.

All Saints Action Network (ASAN)

Community Leader Volunteer

Opportunity: Community Leader Volunteer –The Workspace-All Saints Community Centre
Assisting the Head of Operations, Nursery Manger, Community Engagement Officers or All Saints Cafe with any other tasks, duties or projects required to operate a busy and successful social enterprise and charity .There will be plenty of time to focus on your area of interest as we like to train our volunteers to be competent in aspects of the business. You can choose your area of interest from the start.
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: Minimum commitment of 4 weeks .Ideally we would like to have you on board for at least 12-26 weeks .Additional benefits include First Aid, Food Hygiene qualifications available to volunteer after completing 10 sessions. 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 expenses for this day is £10
DBS: Yes –paid for by ASAN
An induction is provided and training is required to work in various areas of the charity. Accredited training is provided to longer term volunteers who have a passion for improving the local community (e.g. First Aid, Food Hygiene, Other). Ongoing training is provided when working

All Saints Action Network (ASAN)

Community Worker Volunteer

Opportunity: Community Worker Volunteer-The Workspace-All Saints Community Centre
Assisting the Head of Operations, Nursery Manger, Community Engagement Officers or All Saints cafe with other tasks, duties or projects required to operate a busy and successful social enterprise and charity .There will be plenty of time to focus on your area of interest, as we like to train our volunteers to be competent in all aspect of the business .You can choose your area of interest from the start.
Location: ASAN, The Workshop –All Saints Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 1EL .Some initial training /work experience may take place at other sites in the All Saints Local area.
Hours: Minimum commitment of 4 weeks. Ideally, we would like to have you on board for at least 12-26 weeks .Additional benefits include First Aid Food Hygiene qualifications available to volunteers after completing 10 sessions. This is ongoing opportunity.
Expense: Reasonable travel expenses for those completing a 4 hour session plus lunch expenses for a full day of volunteering .The maximum expenses for this day is £10
DBS: Yes –paid for by ASAN
An induction is provided and training is required to work in various areas of the charity .Accredited training is provided to longer term volunteers who have a passion for improving the local community (e.g. First Aid, Food Hygiene, Other). Ongoing training is provided when working within various areas of the business and charity.

CT Transport .

Social Interaction Facilitator

Opportunity: Supporting CT staff on the ‘Lets Chat’ project to meet and greet with members of the public, offer them tea and coffee and generally be willing and able to sit down and chat with people , offer them a friendly eat and with Training, be able to signpost them to other services that third party partners are offering . These activities are taking place in three ways:
Mobile Unit –A number of our minibuses are being converted, to allow space for chairs and table, a place to make hot beverages and information boards containing information about local service .Across the week these mobile units will visit a number of pre-determined places within the local community and park up for a number of hours, allowing members of the public to come on board, meet people and speak with representatives from several organisations offering their services. The purpose of this project is to reduce loneliness and Isolation for local residents. We are looking for volunteers to join us and participate in this project by meeting people and providing a friendly ear to listen and to join in conversation. The same service is being offered in static bus station buildings and generally across our Passenger Service.
Requirements: Friendly outgoing, sympathetic, a good listener.
Location: The project is set across three main areas, which are Coventry, Mid-Birmingham and the Black Country .The Black country will encompass Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell.
The mobile units will travel around the Black Country on set days
Station sites in Dudley and West Bromwich .Our Passenger service locations vary.
Hours: The Lets Chat project is operational between Monday-Saturday and the hours of 08.30-6.30pm.
Expenses: Yes Out of pocket travel expense will be paid.
DBS: Yes
There will be induction and Training on certain elements to assist with the role. Specific Training to be determined

Eye Can.

Activities Volunteer

Supporting members on Activities.
Sighted Guide: Assisting members on wellbeing walks.
Bowling Assistant: Being a sighted guide/bringing the bowling balls to members and taking them to the lane. Offering encouragement and being as descriptive as possible to support members at the bowling alley to aim in the correct direction in order to hit all the pins.
Shooting Range: We require volunteers to assist and load pellets. Training will be provided by the shooting range. Need to offer guidance and assistance to members with the sound and laser equipment used. A copy of the league rules will be given to volunteers to assist our member should they want to participate in the winter shooting league. Need to be patient and offer our members encouragement. Score cards, and results will be given out at the end by relevant staff. Training will be provide at the Shooting range.
Tennis: We require sighted guides to team up with groups and individuals to offer encouragement , build confidence in the sport, be patient, support with set up and packing away , collecting balls, being descriptive with our members and having a general friendly encouraging approach.
Requirements: Someone that is active. Has a friendly and encouraging approach and someone that may have worked with people with disabilities previously would be an advantage. It is important to be descriptive as possible to prove our members with the relevant support when participating in activities .Induction and training provided.
Location: Bantock Park , Bentley Bridge , Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club
Hours: Sighted Guide: Wellbeing Walks Bantock Park every Wednesday 11-1pm until the end of August.
Bowling : Every other Thursday 12:30-2:30pm Bentley Bridge
Shooting Range: Every other Tuesday 10-1:30pm Aldersley Stadium
Tennis : Every other Thursday 1:30-2:30pm Wolverhampton Tennis & Squash club
Expenses: No .This is be reviewed later down the line.
DBS: No Volunteers will be interviewed
Promoting opportunities and creating positive experience for those with sight loss through the use of activities and events.

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

Livin Lives Administration/Peer Support

The Children Society Wellbeing Volunteer

St Anthony’s Valorum care -Activities Support -Beauty -Gardening -Driver & Outing assistant

The Salvation Army Anti –Trafficking &Modern Slavery unit

Barnardo’s Employment, Training and Skill Supporter – Family Befriender

City Year UK Volunteer Mentor in School

Gloucester Street Community Centre Volunteer Digital Online Mentor

Everyone prosper SDB Driver to drop off food parcels or household items

Wolverhampton Social Prescribing Exercise Buddy


Midland Mencap

Range of Opportunities

Kaleidoscope Plus Group

SNJ Charitable Trust- Zoom Session Leader

Beacon Centre

Samaritans Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Citizens Advice

Leonard Cheshire

The Chatty Café Scheme

Read Easy: Reading Coach

Lotus Sanctuary

Y’s Girl Mentor

15th Wolverhampton Scouts

Hope Family Centre

WVSC Social Prescribing

The Chatty Cafe Scheme

Goddess Living CIC

Compton Care – Fundraising

Family Action – FamilyLine

One Million Mentors

Zebra Access

The Access Project


The Way Youth Zone

Volunteering Matters

Mentor Link

Changing Lives

Citizens Advice – Home Library Service

Wolverhampton Sickle Cell Care

Wolverhampton Church Shelter

Restart Enterprise

Good Shepherd Services

HMP Oakwood

Alzec Vision

Base 25

Gloucester Street Community Centre

Positive Participation

Shaw Trust

Family Action


CT Furniture

CT Passenger


Wolverhampton City Council

Healthwatch Wolverhampton

RAF Association (RAFA)


African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI)

African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI)

Albrighton Trust

Albrighton Trust Moat and Gardens

Alzheimer’s Society

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures

Beacon Centre

Beacon Centre

Coram Beanstalk

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS)


British Red Cross

British Red Cross

Citizens Advice


Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK

Diabetes UK

Divine Onkar Mission

Divine Onkar Mission

Gatis Community Space

Gatis Community Space


Headway Black Country

Jubilee Community Support Centre

Jubilee Community Support Centre

Lea Road Community Church

Mind Space


Motor Neuron Disease Association (MNDA)

MND Association

Moreland Trust

Moreland Trust



Prince’s Trust

Prince’s Trust

Progress Care Solutions

Resources for Autism

Resources For Autism

Seventh Day Adventist Church Day Centre

Spurgeons – Young Carer

Spurgeons – Young Carers



St George’s Hub

St George’s Hub

Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder

SUIT (Service User Involvement Team)


Tenovus Cancer Care

Tenovus Cancer Care

The Way Youth Zone

The Way Youth Zone

The Women & Families Resource Centre

The Women & Families Resource Centre



Victim Support

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