Organisation Name
Crohns and Colitis UK
Title of role
Awareness and Activities Co- Ordinator
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Crohn’s and Colitis UK have teams of volunteers based around the country raising awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis - two of the main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (or IBD).



 



Join a team of like-minded people who play an important role in bringing people together locally. You’ll have the opportunity to get as hands-on as you like whether this is a general or a more specific role and on a regular or ad hoc basis. Activities can include organising events and information sessions, social activities, editing newsletters, social media, fundraising, campaigning - the list is endless! You can make a difference doing what you enjoy by bringing your expertise and interests to the team.



 



These teams are made up of those affected by IBD and others who wish to volunteer in their community. Get involved by supporting or hosting events, sharing information, and working with health professionals to promote awareness of IBD and Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

Location

This opportunity can be completed both on and off campus. The team exists throughout Hull & East Yorkshire (including Hessle, Brough, Cottingham, Beverley, Bridlington, Filey, Driffield etc. ) and arrange activities at various suitable locations.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

A variety of skills and experiences are welcome - you can bring your expertise and interests to the team. We like forward thinking, engaging and enthusiastic people who can be effective in their local area and work well in a team.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

A variety of skills and experiences are welcome - you can bring your expertise and interests to the team. We like forward thinking, engaging and enthusiastic people who can be effective in their local area and work well in a team.

Availability

The role is very flexible and volunteers can get involved at any time which could include evenings and weekends. All this is decided by the team of volunteers who organise and plan local events and activities.

Additional Info

Email:    carly.benton@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk  



website: www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk



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 Telephone :01727 734475



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Organisation Name
Macmillan Cancer Support
Title of role
Bereavement immediate support volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

MACMILLAN VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION


To volunteer as part of Macmillan Specialist Care at Home is to provide practical support to individuals with life limiting medical conditions in the Hull area only.  


 


Volunteers provide




  • An extra person to talk to in confidence face to face.

  • Undertake basic household chores like shopping , light housework

  • Befriending

  • Attending appointments

  • Signposting

  •  And much more


 


This support may be as a one-off or on an ongoing basis, dependant on the person’s needs.


 


Volunteers make a big difference to people’s lives as they have the time to listen and provide companionship. 












Macmillan Bereavement Immediate Support Volunteers


 



What Bereavement Immediate Support Volunteers can do:-


 




  • Provide a rapid response service to carers who are newly bereaved and are alone

  • Support the carer whilst they are dealing with registering the death, arranging the funeral etc.

  • Signposting and advocating

  • Provide emotional support


 


 


Location

Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

What will you get out of it?




  • You will make a difference to individuals with life limiting medical conditions by being that person to talk to and listen and be part of an enthusiastic team of people who want to make a difference, just like you!

  • Develop your communication skills

  • Enhance your CV

  • Receive an induction, relevant training and agreed out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed within our guidelines.

Personal qualities and requirements

What’s involved?



 




  • You will be the face of City Health Care Partnership and Macmillan and as such you will be expected to adhere to the organisations policies and procedures and behave in a professional manner at all times.

  • Reduce social isolation

  • Be a professional friend

  • Give people the chance to talk

  • Undertake activities such as baking, crafts, reminiscence work

  • Give carers respite time

  • Signposting or advocating

  • Support to hospital or other appointments

  • Offer emotional support through listening

  • Provide information about events and activities happening in the community which may be of interest to them




  • Visit patients in their own homes or contact by telephone to chat with them

  • Provide some practical support with daily living as required, such as running errands, or picking up essentials from a local shop

  • Report any difficulties, worries or problems picked up in conversations to the Volunteer Coordinator and/or Volunteer Buddy, who can then refer these to the appropriate service for help and support

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

How much time should I give?


This is a flexible volunteer role, whether you can give an hour or days is entirely up to you Support for individuals is 7 days a week. Mornings, afternoons, after work,

Additional Info

The Process


 




  • Apply today by completing an online application form on www.jobs.nhs.uk

  • We will invite you to an informal group discussion to discuss the roles and expectations and answer any questions that you may have

  • If you are then keen to pursue the role of volunteer you will be invited for an interview 

  • On receipt of satisfactory references  and DBS checks you will offered the role

  • Undertake full induction and bespoke training before you are matched to a patient


 


 


If you require any further details or would like an informal chat please contact:


 


Linda Conway, Macmillan Volunteer Coordinator on 0 482 3 4015 or email linda conway3@nhs.net  to find out more.

 
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Organisation Name
Childrens University
Title of role
Childrens University Mentor
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Do you want to help disadvantaged kids?? Want to get into teaching?? Hull Childrens University are looking for positive enthusiastic volunteers to become a "BUDDY" for a small group of three or four children and supporting them on some fantastic experience trips helping them bring learning to life.



There are lots of trips to choose from and you can dip in and out with no specific obligation to attend all trips/outings.



This is not really a task but a wonderful opportunity to have some fun and help children have fun whilst learning. 

Location

All over!! There are lots of activities going on in HULL such as museum visits and business visits as well as fantastic trips to LONDON where they get to see houses of parliament, get up close to 10 downing street and see the palace with a trip on the london eye. or "NIGHT IN THE MUSEUM" where children stay over night in Londons biggest museum and sleep with the dinosaurs!!



If that doesnt wow you then try "KIP ON A SHIP" HMS Belfast becomes their bed for the night how cool is that and all the time the children are gaining valuable learning experiences with you as their mentor.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training is provided and DBS checks are completed as you start

Personal qualities and requirements

You will probably learn as much as the children on these wonderful trips and will benefit them if you have a positive outlook and happy personality

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

We deliver an average of 3 modules per week so there are always plenty of experiences for mentors to take part in. there is NO set amount of activities you must attend you can take part in them once a month or once a year acting as a positive role model that so many of these  children need.



 



HAVE A GREAT TIME AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!!!

Additional Info

Pop into 65 salmon grove on campus for a dbs and mentor registration form. check out the website www.hullchildrensuniversity.com  or ask for deatils and a flyer at the volunteering desk in Membership Services in the Student Union.



When you contact the Childrens University please let them know you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Students Union website Thank you.  

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Organisation Name
Yorkshire Mesmac
Title of role
Community Testing Outreach Volunteers
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Community Testing Outreach Volunteers



 



Background Information



Community testing is carried out in Hull by Yorkshire MESMAC under the project name Testing Times. The service is an award winning high profile service within Yorkshire MESMAC and we are looking for keen and confident people who are interested in getting experience in outreach and health care.



 



The community testing service brings rapid HIV testing and screening for urethral chlamydia and gonorrhoea away from a clinic setting.





Community Testing Volunteers support the work of the testing carried out by Yorkshire MESMAC workers. This is done in a number of ways, from staff reception to undertaking outreach in targeted community groups.





Community Testing Volunteers Core Roles



The core role of Community Testing Volunteers include:





  • Providing service users and potential service users with information about community testing




  • Explain to service users and potential service users STI  transmission, treatment and prevention




  • Giving out information to service users and potential service users




  • Answering questions service users and potential service users may have about their sexual health




  • Referring individuals to other Yorkshire MESMAC services or other groups / organisations




  • Completing the necessary monitoring information as required



Location

Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training, Induction & Supervision



Induction of Community Testing Volunteers has two stages these are typically:

 





  1. Induction – A one day introduction to Yorkshire MESMAC and volunteering with Testing Times




  2. Supported Working – volunteers will always work with an existing worker. All work carried out as a volunteer with the Yorkshire MESMAC group of services will be in line with Yorkshire MESMAC health and safety policies.







Yorkshire MESMAC will allocate a suitably trained person to carry out supervision of Community Testing Volunteers. This will be in addition to pre and post session briefings and debriefs facilitated by the session lead worker. A quarterly group meeting will also be held to provide peer supervision however supervision can take place at any time.





Yorkshire MESMAC offers a wide range of training for all volunteers and all volunteers will have the opportunity to access training on specialised subjects such as male child sex exploitation.





All Community Testing Volunteers are encouraged to attend training sessions through-out their time as a volunteer.

Personal qualities and requirements

Opportunities for Development



Community Testing Volunteers are able to develop their own roles within the wider Yorkshire MESMAC volunteer group and these are as varied as the individuals who volunteer with Yorkshire MESMAC and have included in the past:





  • Data entry




  • Researching available support groups




  • Website design




  • Acting as a Trustee for Yorkshire MESMAC




  • Training and Mentoring



Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

 



Qualities, Skills and Experience of Community Testing Volunteers



No previous experience is required. However, it is essential that volunteers have:





  • Good timekeeping




  • Good listening skills




  • Able to work with other people




  • Able to use initiative




  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice




  • The ability to maintain appropriate boundaries




  • A commitment to and the ability to maintain service and service user confidentiality in line with approved policy







Full training is provided. Once this is completed successfully you will remain with a ‘supervisor’ who is an experienced worker to ensure your safety and to comply with Yorkshire MESMAC safety policies. 

Availability

Availability





  • Community Testing currently takes place in various locations both in our building and out in the community. Hours and shifts are varied.




  • You should arrive promptly for your shift and notify the Hull office as soon as possible if you are unable to work a shift you have signed up for.




  • We ask each Community Testing Volunteer to volunteer for at least one shift per month.







Location

Community Testing Support takes place across Hull including licensed premises and community groups.



 

Additional Info

website : http://mesmac.co.uk  email info@mesmac.co.uk



Please tell mesmac you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Students Union website thank you!   



 

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Organisation Name
Yorkshire Mesmac
Title of role
Condom Packers and deliverers
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Yorkshire MESMAC supplies condoms and lube to bars, saunas and other venues across Yorkshire. If you’ve ever used one of our condom packs, you’ll know how useful they are! We organise regular condom packing parties so that we can continue to provide this service.



These events happen on a regular basis, usually weekly or fortnightly, and our existing volunteers enjoy being involved and giving something back. So far to date, more than 6 million condoms and lube have been packed and distributed. This is vital to all the projects within Yorkshire MESMAC and to many users across Yorkshire

Location

Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

 



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Full training is provided.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

These events happen on a regular basis, usually weekly or fortnightly, and our existing volunteers enjoy being involved and giving something back

Additional Info

Website: http://mesmac.co.uk  Email : info@mesmac.co.uk



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Organisation Name
Humberside Police
Title of role
Crime Reduction Initiative Volunteers
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Crime reduction initiative days are run by Humberside Police and they need volunteers to help them manage these days and inform the public of how to reduce crime. 

Location

Bransholme Hull 

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training is given on the day.

Personal qualities and requirements

you must be able to communicate well with the people you are helping with a polite and friendly attitude.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

The next on is on Wednesday 6th July and all are welcome to attend.  

Additional Info

For further information or to sign up to help with the Crime Reduction Initiative on Wednesday 6th July please contact Angie Drinkall the Community Volunteering Co-ordinator on 01482 466295 or email a.drinkall@hull.ac.uk or Pop into the Julie Watson Membership services area on the first floor in University House to speak to Angie directly.



 



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Organisation Name
Candlelighters
Title of role
Events Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Every year, hundreds of people organise or take part in exciting and challenging events to help raise money and awareness for Candlelighters. However, this wouldn’t be possible without the support of our wonderful Event Volunteers. Whether it’s being a marshal to help ensure the event runs smoothly, cheering and encouraging our amazing runners and cyclists to the finish line, assisting with bucket collections or helping to supervise a Candlelighters stand, Event Volunteers play a vital role in helping to create a special and successful day for everyone involved. Volunteering at an event is a fun and rewarding day out. It’s a great way to meet other people, and be part of a fantastic team.



Key Activities vary depending on the event, but may include:




  • Marshalling to help ensure the event runs smoothly and is a success for all participants and supporters

  • Cheering and encouraging our runners and cyclists along the route

  • Welcoming and congratulating our runners and cyclists at the finish line and handing out well deserved snacks and refreshments

  • Helping to supervise a Candlelighters stand/stall

  • Assisting with bucket collections

  • Giving out information and helping to raise awareness of Candlelighters

  • Helping to set up/clear away

  • Any other activities as required to help make the event a success.

Location

Events across Yorkshire

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

You will receive:




  • Full briefing and support from Candlelighters’ staff (and/or Event Organisers)

  • A fun and rewarding day out

  • The opportunity to meet new people, including other Candlelighters volunteers and supporters

  • The opportunity to gain new skills and/or develop existing skills

  • The opportunity to be part of a special team, all helping to make a difference to children and families affected by childhood cancer in Yorkshire

  • Reasonable out?of?pocket expenses reimbursed, in accordance with our expenses policy.

Personal qualities and requirements

  • good communicator

  • approachable

  • enthusiastic

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

We are looking for a team of fun and friendly volunteers who:




  • Have lots of energy and enthusiasm

  • Have great communication and people skills

  • Can work well as part of a team.

  • Are prepared to volunteer outside and be on their feet for long periods of time

  • Are flexible and willing to volunteer in different roles, as required.



Please do also let us know if you have any specific skills or experience you think might be useful, for example, photography, sports massage, event management etc… Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Availability

Occasional, flexible 

Additional Info

Please complete the short registration form on our website



www.candlelighters.org.uk/howyoucanhelp/volunteer-for-candlelighters/current-volunteeringopportunities/event-volunteer/



Alternatively, you can e-mail volunteering@candlelighters.org.uk to request a copy of the form. Once we have received your registration, a member of the Fundraising Team will be in touch with further details.



If you have any queries, please call the Fundraising Team on 0113 322 9283 or email volunteering@candlelighters.org.uk



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No
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Organisation Name
Wheelchair Sports
Title of role
Fundraiser Event Organiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Wheelchair sports is a fantasic charity that needs help raising funds to put back into wheelchair sports and give much needed equipment to disabled children and adults that want to participate in various sporting teams.



They need help to raise awareness and put wheelchair sports in the spotlight to boost the potential of this amazing charity. 



If you can organise and project manage your own fundraising event that would be fantastic or just give whatever time you can to help us raise awareness via stalls in shopping centers to bag packing in supermarkets.



Every little helps and even an hour of your time would make a huge difference to wheelchair sports.



Wheelchair Sports Hull is a non-profit organisation raising the profile of disability sport in Hull and East Riding. We provide funding, support, and promote disability sport clubs and athletes. Every penny that is raised goes directly to disability sports in Hull. After, the success of London



2012 Paralympic Games Daryl Jones, Founder of Wheelchair Sports Hull wanted to give praise to athletes and clubs in a manner that nobody had thought of. This was a disability sports awards which we are about to enter our third awards in 2016. Since being established we have given out over £15,000 to athletes and disability sport clubs in Hull.



 



We hold a number of fundraising events across the year promoting disability sports while raising much needed funds for the disability sports in the area.



 



You can volunteer in many ways from helping us with doing fundraising like bag packs. Working on events for example photographs, timings etc



 



( it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk



 



 



 

Location

Various around Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

Must be outgoing and friendly and able to connect with people and tell them about this fantastic charity to boost enthusiasm within volunteers and get public interest.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk

Additional Info

it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk



Please contact the Volunteering Co-ordinator for more information and if you contact Wheelchair sports direct please let them know you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Student Union Website Thank you 

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Organisation Name
Guide Dogs
Title of role
Guide dog Campaigner
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

  • Understanding and being able to explain Guide Dogs’ campaigns to members of the public

  • Distributing information on Guide Dogs’ campaigns, either at venues or at information stands. Recording the details of people who wish to be kept informed in future

  • Encouraging guide dog owners, volunteers, members of the public and other supporters to support campaigns, with guidance from Guide Dogs staff. This could include responding to consultations or writing to or meeting with local media, councillors, MPs or MSPs

  • Seeking out local stories that could be used to provide examples for the reason behind the campaign, which can then be used in the media

  • Promoting Guide Dogs campaigns  within the local community

  • Passing enquiries onto Guide Dogs staff where appropriate

  • Attending campaign group meetings

  • Using social media i.e. Facebook and Twitter to gain support and awareness from the general public.

  • Attending (and recruiting for) campaigning events, such as marches, petition days


 


 


 

Location

Home or office based to suit

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

training will be provided

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

You will need to have good organisational and communication skills and an experience of a public facing role 

Availability

This is a flexible role to suit the volunteer

Additional Info

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk



Email: Samantha.Bradley@guidedogs.org.uk



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No
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Organisation Name
Guide Dogs
Title of role
Guide dog recruiter
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

  • Identifying locations to distribute Guide Dogs volunteering literature within the local area e.g. libraries, community centres, sports and leisure facilities

  • Helping find, plan and attend suitable locations for information days within the local area and attending local volunteer events/fairs

  • Promoting volunteer opportunities out in the community and with key agencies such as Volunteer Centres

  • Researching and identifying media opportunities to target volunteer recruitment within your local area.

  • Supporting the Volunteering Consultant with any local Employee Volunteering\Corporate Volunteer events Helping record stories from our volunteers within the local area to create a range of case studies to promote recruitment

  • Through your enthusiasm and planning, increasing the number of enquiries and applicants to become Guide Dogs volunteers


 

Location

Home or office based to suit

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

full training provided

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Customer facing/marketing experience is desirable



must have good organisation and communication skills

Availability

This role is flexible to suit the volunteer

Additional Info

website: www.guidedogs.org.uk



email: Samantha Bradley@guidedogs.org.uk  

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No
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Organisation Name
The Royal Life Saving Society UK
Title of role
Kid Alert event volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is the UK’s leading Drowning Prevention Charity.  As part of our national drowning prevention strategy, we have partnered with Kids Alert to teach children across Hull about the dangers of water and how to stay safe.



 



When and Where?



The Kid Alert event, running from 12th June – 23rdJune, 2017 is organised by the Public Health department of Hull City Council



What are we looking for?



We are looking for volunteers to help us over the two week period, if you’re able to help for a few hours, a few days or even a whole week we’d love to hear from you! Training sessions will be running before the event to enable you to deliver sessions with confidence and in an interactive and interesting way on topics including the SAFE Code, Cold Water Shock and the basics of what to do in an Emergency.



Aim of the Event



The aim of the event is to educate as many children from various schools in the City about a wide range of safety subjects, e.g. Road Safety, Fire Safety and Water Safety. Children will be split into smaller groups and rotated around different Fire Stations, with each Station having around 10/12 minutes to give a talk on different safety topics.



 

Location

details on application.



When and Where?



12th June – 23rdJune, 2017 Hull City of Culture at Kid Alert Event 2017.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

How much time would you need to give?



As much as you want or as little as you can-we are flexible. Perhaps you’d like to contribute a couple of hours as a one off? Or maybe you’d like to volunteer for a couple of days or throughout the two week period? Whatever time suits you, we would love to hear from you.





What we can offer you?




  • Free training and induction to make sure you are able to carry out tasks and deliver sessions

  • Gain experience working with children

  • A supportive and encouraging environment in which to grow your skills and confidence

  • Be part of a bigger picture and keep Children safe from road, water and fire dangers

  • Meeting new people and develop long lasting relationships

  • Lots of fun

Personal qualities and requirements

Who can volunteer?



We welcome almost anyone aged 16 and over living in the UK.  You can also volunteer in Groups e.g. corporate organisations, schools, colleges and universities.



 



What are we looking for?




  • Help organise and deliver sessions on safety to children



Good communicator looking to making a difference and empower the next generat

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Are you looking to get more involved with the communities in Hull City of Culture 2017 or to gain some experience with a reputable Charity? Are you passionate about educating children on the dangers of water, road or fire?



 



If this sounds like you, we need You!



 

Availability
-
Additional Info

If you are interested and want to find out more then contact Aaron Dhanda on



Telephone: 07469118514



email: aarondhanda@rlss.org.uk



When inquiring please tell them that you saw this opportunity on the Hullstudent website.



Thank you 

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Organisation Name
KIDS Charity
Title of role
KIDS Charity Events Organiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

KIDS is a charity which works with disabled children and young people and their families. Volunteers are required to help the team plan and put on existing charity events to raise money for the charity's work. Volunteers will also organise and manage their own independent events. Events could include taking part in sky dives, shark dives and other charity challenges.

Location

The main office is 182 Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 4DJ. Events will take place in and around Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Volunteers will be supported by the fundraising team. (Out-of pocket expenses will not be reimbursed in this role.)

Personal qualities and requirements

Volunteers should have a willing attitude and the ability to raise money for a good cause

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Volunteers will gain teamwork, project management and communication skills

Availability

Volunteer hours are flexible - volunteers are asked to give whatever time they can spare. There is no minimum commitment to the role.

Additional Info

Contact: Jonathan Greenwood Telephone: 01482 467540 Email: jonathan.greenwood@kids.org.uk Website: www.kids.org.uk *When you contact this organisation, please let them know that you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Union website. Thank you!*

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No
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Organisation Name
RSPB
Title of role
Learning Assistant Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

At Bempton Cliffs, school and youth groups book onto sessions in which they learn all about and are inspired by the beautiful and amazing wildlife on the reserve; enabling them to make their own connection to nature. As a Learning Assistant you will lead our education sessions using resources, games and play to engage the children. 

Location

Bempton Cliffs Visitor Centre, Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training will be provided. 

Personal qualities and requirements

  • approachable, with friendly demeanor



  • enjoys working as part of a team 



  • passionate about inspiring children 



  • confidence



  • hard worker

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • some basic ecological knowledge 



  • enthusiastic for wildlife and conservation 

     

  • ability to work with large groups 

Availability

Preferably one day a week. 

Additional Info

For more information please go to 



https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/community-and-advice/volunteer/7857-learning-assistant-volunteer-bempton-cliffs



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Kerry Fieldhouse




  • kerry.fieldhouse@rspb.org.uk

  • 01262422203

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No
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Organisation Name
Macmillan Cancer Support
Title of role
Macmillan Action Team Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Finding time to volunteer can be challenging and in recognition of this macmillan have developed th North and East Yorkshire Action Team. this is designed to fit around your busy lifestyle!



as a member of your local action team you will be offered a wide variety of volunteering opportunities - the difference is your in control. you decide which activities and events you want to support ,how often you volunteer and choose whether the time and date suits you!




  • participating in public collections

  • marshalling at sports events such as hull 10k

  • helping with events such as balls, fairs, corporate fundraisers

  • getting involved in campaigns to improve cancer care

  • speaking about macmillan in the community

  • helping at local runs,swims or walks. 

Location

Hull and East Yorkshire

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

what you can gainfrom being part of the action team:




  • satisfaction that you are making a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer

  • chance to develop your skills, gain experience,and improve your c.v

  • meet new people as part of your involvement in the action team

  • be kept up to date with local work of macmillan

  • reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed according to guidelines 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • enthusiasm and willingness

  • good communication skills and friendly attitude

  • an ability to use own initiative

  • an interest in cancer care would be beneficial in addition to an interest in macmillan care

Availability

Ad hoc basis and volunteers can choose to opt in or out depending on their other responsibilities. you will be informed of events via regular emails

Additional Info

Becky read fundraising manager  b.read@macmillan.org.uk.



website www.macmillan.org



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Organisation Name
HEY Mind
Title of role
Mental Health awareness
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Supporting our awareness raising stands and fundraising activities, for example awareness stands at supermarkets and shopping centres, at festivals and events. Also bucket collections, and supporting fundraising events with raffle ticket sales, ticket collection, etc.



We have an elephant 'mascot' and are always looking for volunteers to dress up too!



Mental health often suffers a stigma, so we aim to raise awareness as often as possible. We also need to raise the money we need to support people in the local area with their mental health needs. We support over 2000 people each year, but would like to be able to do more.

Location

Various across Hull and East Riding

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

all training will be given

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Volunteers need to be enthusiastic and confident in speaking to people

Availability

various dates and times across the year

Additional Info

Claire Thomas

Partnerships Officer



clairethomas1@HEYmind.org.uk



 



 













 
   


 



 



 



 



 



Hull and East Yorkshire Mind

01482 240200

Wellington House 108 Beverley Road Hull HU3 1XA



Registered Charity No: 1101976   Registered Company No:  4936165

http://www.HEYMind.org.uk



Please tell Claire that you saw the opportuinty on the Hull University Student Union  website Thank you 

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Organisation Name
Special Stars foundation
Title of role
Play support worker
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

  • To support the set-up of tables, chairs, mats and specialist equipment and sensory toys in preparation for our weekly Sunday Club sensory play sessions.

  • To engage with disabled children/young people, their siblings, parents and carers to support and enhance their experience of the session. This may include creating/painting at the arts and crafts table, helping the children to put on their aprons and select materials safely. Engaging in play using our toys and equipment, watching for hazards or accidents and alerting a senior member of staff, signing in and out families, handling petty cash, ensuring equipment is used safely, signposting to other areas of the building (disabled toilet facilities, refreshments, library, information stand etc).

  • To be friendly and welcoming to the families we support and to be interested to listen to and communicate with all families attending the session.



To occasionally support the running of additional activities such as inclusive football and dance sessions, music and Makaton sessions, trips to the theatre and cinema.

Location

HU9 Victoria Dock church/ community centre

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training will be given

Personal qualities and requirements

No specific qualifications or experience required, it would be preferable if volunteers had an interest in disability and working towards a healthcare or teaching qualification.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • To have a genuine interest in working with disabled children/young people.

  • To have enthusiasm and a polite and helpful manner.

  • To be organised and able to use own initiative.



To be reliable and honest and able to communicate well with management.

Availability

Sunday afternoons, saturday mornings and afternoons for 1-2 hours per session

Additional Info

To help this fantastic charity please contact 



Angela Drinkall the Community volunteering co-ordinator on



Email:a.drinkall@hull.ac.uk



Phone: 01482 466295 



Or pop in for an informal chat in the membership services area, first floor of  Student Central

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Organisation Name
Macmillan Cancer Support
Title of role
Public Relations and Communications
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

We’re looking for skilled communicators to support our activities in Hull and East Yorkshire with PR and press and help make Macmillan’s voice heard. By monitoring local media to identify opportunities to increase funds and /or awareness, you’ll make a massive difference to Macmillan and, ultimately, to the lives of people affected by cancer.



Macmillan’s ambition is to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer and inspire millions of others to do the same. At the moment we are only reaching half of these people and we need your help to make our voice heard!



 



 Activities include:



•           monitoring the local print, online and radio news and identifying potential opportunities to increase funds and/or awareness



•           sharing articles and information with the local Macmillan team



•           updating Macmillan’s records of local press contacts and reporters



•           writing up supporters’ case studies for press releases



•           developing links with local media contacts and sending out press releases to them



•           arranging photographers and photo calls when required.



In return, as one of Macmillan’s fantastic volunteers you’ll benefit from:



•           meeting new people



•           developing your press and PR skills



•           being part of a fun, enthusiastic and supportive team



•           the opportunity to boost your CV



•           reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed according to guidelines.

Location

Hull and East Yorkshire

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

•           an understanding of Macmillan’s work



•           an ability to organise your work and work on your own initiative



•           proficiency in Microsoft Office and an ability to conduct internet research



•           excellent written and verbal communication skills



•           confidence about building rapport over the telephone and in discussing sensitive issues with supporters



•           excellent attention to detail



•           the ability to adhere to Macmillan policies such as health and safety and equal opportunities

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability
-
Additional Info

Contact Becky Read b.read@macmillan.org.uk Website www.macmillan.org.uk 



 



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Organisation Name
City of Hull District Scouts
Title of role
Sessional Assistants Beavers- Cubs- Scouts
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Can you be a reliable pair of hands and support on a weekly basis with Beaver / Cub / Scout meetings. Provide support to the leadership team, helping run activity bases, odd games and basic record keeping. Support young people in having a go at activities  

Location

HU5 4TJ, HU8 9AG, HU6 9NA, HU8 8SH, HU9 3JJ, HU5 3PN, HU6 8SA, HU5 3JX, HU9 4JY, HU6 7PA, HU9 4TJ, HU5 4DJ, HU7 4YR, HU7 4TD, HU5 2EJ, HU3 2TA, HU5 5DH, HU3 5AR, HU9 5SY, HU9 2TB



 


Over 20 locations Available! 

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training will be given.

Personal qualities and requirements

A willingness to have a go is the biggest pre-quisite for Socuting, As adults also learns lots from getting involved


However if you feel any of the following you'll have a great headstart:-


Innovative; Practical – hands on; Communication; Organised; Ability to relate to young people; Creative thinking; Sports interests; Co-ordination; Outdoor skills – navigation etc; Trust-worthy; Patience; Focused; Commitment; Reliable; Energetic; Balanced opinion;; Sense of humour; Open to learn; Fun; Dynami

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Virtually every week day evening, Beavers (6-8 yrs) is usually early evening, Cubs (8-10) slightly later 6-7.30 approx and Scouts (10-14) 7.00-8.30 approx

Additional Info

to join please contact Gary Mccune



Email: cityofhulldc@hotmail.co.uk



website: cityofhulldistrictscouts.org.uk



telephone: 07770608901



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Organisation Name
Leukaemia Care
Title of role
Student Ambassador Programme
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

There are lots of exciting roles available from raising awareness to raising money.




  • Put up an awareness stand on campus 

  • hold an on campus fundraisier

  • take control of some collection tins

  • fundraising events

  • patient events

  • london marathon cheer squad.



We would love to have you on board!

Location

Various around Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training given

Personal qualities and requirements

No one knows your University and local area like you and we are always open to ideas of how you can help to raise funds for Leukaemia care.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

we will provide you with all the material you need to make your friends and fellow students awre of the symptoms of blood cancer.

Availability

Various hours to suit you and your course.

Additional Info

Contact: michaela.camfield@leukaemiacare.org.uk  phone: 01905 755977



Student fundraising team student@leukaemiacare.org.uk



Visit the website : www.leukaemiacare.org.uk



Email:   info@leukaemiacare.org.uk



 Please tell them you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Student Website thank you. 

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No
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