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?
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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
Hull University
Title of role
Careers and Employability service
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

To promote careers events to students in your academic department and year group. to deliver shout-outs at lectures and posting details online to social and proffessional media groups.



To update academic staff about careers events and services.



To assist in campus wide career events and undertaking occasional surveys and offering feedback to the directorof careers and employability service.liasing with careers advisors to meet students needs.

Location

On University Campus, based on third floor of the Student Union

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Support and training given from the Careers and Employability Service

Personal qualities and requirements

You will need to be a good communicator and confident in talking to people.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

For one academic year various hours to suit

Additional Info

contact Tony Taylor careers advisor A.r.taylor@hull.ac.uk  01482 465481  website www.hull.ac.uk/careers Please tell them that you saw the advertisement on the Hull University Student Union website Thank you.  

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Organisation Name
Hull University
Title of role
E-mentoring
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Becoming an E-mentoree connects you to an industry proffessional from a career background of your choosing. This can help you develop confidence and networking skills, inside industry knowledge and insight, a stronger c.v which is more tailored to a specific indusrty sector, a network of contacts and much more.

Location

Based in The Careers and Embloyability service third floor University House. However this is an online project 

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

Good communicator.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Very flexible as all communication is online.



The programme starts in november and ends in may

Additional Info

contact Sally Scholes s.scholes@hull.ac.uk  01482 466007



 



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

  • Working alongside Mobility Team staff to deliver the PR strategy in line with regional objectives

  • Developing relationships with local journalists and building up a database of contacts

  • Developing relationships with local branches to ensure their activities are highlighted in local media

  • Writing and obtain the correct approvals for press releases

  • Distributing re media relations materials to local media

  • To contact local press to check if they’ve received previously sent releases and determine if will be used and when

  • To research local media outlets that can be used for promotions i.e. church magazines, sports clubs, social group magazines etc.

  • To write stories for use on the Guide Dogs/Guide Dogs Scotland website


 


 


 

Location

Home or office based to suit

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

training will be given

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

You must have




  • Good communication skills

  • Good writing skills

  • Good IT skills

  • Flexibility  



 

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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Organisation Name
Hull Children's Library
Title of role
Library code club volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Would you be interested in adding that little extra to your CV?



 



Hull Libraries runs a Code Club, part of a nationwide network of volunteer-led clubs for children aged 9-11 years.



 



Our club runs for 2 hours on a Thursday evening, school term time, at Hull Central Library.



 



How often you are needed depends on how many volunteers we have. Volunteer as regularly as you wish.



 



We will be there to support you, and provide all the materials you’ll need to help get children excited about digital making.



 

Location

Hull Central Library

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Full Training wil be given

Personal qualities and requirements

Code Club is nationally ran charity that encourages children to develop skills in Scratch, CSS & HTML and Python. Have a look at the Code Club website: https://www.codeclub.org.uk/



 



It doesn’t matter so much if you don’t have experience of coding as Code Club provide projects that children can attempt at their own pace. The idea is meant to be one project per session but I just let them manage it as they like – we’re a less structured environment. I encourage parents to participate with their children as well, with computing skills becoming more prevalent in the school curriculum I felt this might come in handy!



 



The site explains how it all works and shows the programmes used. I had only done some basic programming twenty years ago so I’ve taught myself using the Code Club materials (and even then I’m a bit sketchy). Quite often it’s about taking the children through the problem and helping them break it down – they often have the solution. Our aim is to allow children to enjoy coding and digital creativity, we help them to recognise the problem and work through to a solution.



 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • Organising resources and prior awareness of the projects the children are working on.

  • Have the patience, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to work with a group of up to 10 children

  • Help children gain skills in computational thinking, problem solving, planning, designing, collaboration and inventive thinking



Develop your own knowledge of programming –

Availability

The club runs every Thursday during term time. We begin at 5:30 to start up all the PCs and make sure the print outs are ready, children and parents arrive at 6 (ish) and we finish at 7:15, but for the last quarter of an hour I often let them explore the finer details of other block programming uploaded onto Scratch (see projects on the Code Club site).

Additional Info

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Rebecca at



Email: Rebecca.Binnington@hcandl.co.uk



telephone: 01482 282323



or contact the volunteering co-ordinator .



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Organisation Name
HEY Mind
Title of role
Mental Health awareness
Number of volunteer places available
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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



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Organisation Name
Recycling Unlimited
Title of role
Mental Health Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Recycling Unlimited offer support for people with mental health problems, learning difficulties and ethnic minorities or disadvantaged backgrounds by recruiting them to recycle products to sell,  refurbing furniture and working in the recycling shops to sell the furniture they have made. They have a timber DIY shop where volunteers can make new items such as benches and planter to sell i "the Yard" which is one of the amazing shops they have.



They offer the opportunitiy of therapeutic and relaxing gardening and horticulture at three sites in Hull. . Their experiences include bee keeping and raising chickens and rabbits as well as gardening and planting vegetables.



They need volunteers to help in all areas from working in the two shops on newland avenue to working in the farms at one of three sites Beverley Road, Bontoft avenue or Woodmansey.



Van and delivery drivers are needed to collect donated items and deliver recycled items.



they also need social media users to help with facebook, twitter and gumtree.



 



    

Location

Retail shops on Newland Avenue HU52ER



City Farm 48 Beverley Road HU31YE



Bontoft units and allotment HU54HF



Small holding at Woodmansey HU17OTH

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training will be given 

Personal qualities and requirements

Driving license essential for driving role.



Must be enthusiastic and be able to work in a team.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

open from 8-30am - 5pm monday to saturday 



Times are varied to suit volunteers. 

Additional Info

for more information please contact



Eddie Brooks Email: recycling.unlimited@yahoo.co.uk



Telephone: 01482 343726



Website www.recyclingunlimited.org.uk



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

To ensure the equipment is maintained / repaired accordingly


To encourage service users to become involved


To support the presenters of the radio station


To attend radio team meetings


To mystery shop the radio shows to ensure quality


To ensure broadcasting rules are abided by.


To ensure good practice with the station and its equipment and address any issues that arise in relation to breaches of the radio manifesto


To liaise with other local support services and radio stations



To work closely with the peers who are working in an organisational capacity within the radio station

Location

22-23 Story Stret Hull , HU13SA

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







To be approachable and have excellent communication skills



To be able to work on own initiative and part of a team



To be reliable, committed and flexible



To be patient and non judgemental



To be willing to attend DISC training and abide by DISC policies and procedures (including lone working / outreach procedure.


Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Training provided but an interest in music and art would be an advantage

Availability

Monday - Friday 9am-4pm hours arranged as convenient

Additional Info

website BRiC Hull,



 



contact Rebecca Shaw at  rebecca.shaw@disc-vol.org.uk  or telephone 01482 227358



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Organisation Name
Action Medical Research
Title of role
Social Media Co-ordinator
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Researching social media topics



Writing copy for social media



Measure and report on analytics



Using scheduling programmes – Hoot-suite/ tweet deck

Location

Home based within university

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

Must have GCSE english - B grade+



Alevel English language would be beneficial

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Must be Flexible



Ability to write creative content



Excellent communication skills



Familiarity with online marketing tools      



Knowledge of a variety of social media platforms

Availability

One to two hours per week any time of the year not just limited to term time.

Additional Info

To apply please contact Charlotte Pickering



Email: cpickering@action.org.uk



website: www.action.org.uk 

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Organisation Name
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Title of role
Student Ambassador
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

We know it’s important that young people have access to information about cancer. Seven out of ten 12-19 year olds in the UK know someone who has, or has had cancer. The same number says they wouldn’t know what to say to a friend with cancer.



 



By giving them information they want and need, we can equip them with facts to make informed lifestyle choices and help shed taboos about cancer. We can also ensure they are able to cope when cancer affects them – whether they are diagnosed themselves, or if a friend or family member gets cancer.



 



We need your help to raise more income and reach more people so that we can provide Macmillan’s vital services to everyone who needs us.



 



 



- putting up posters and leaflets promoting our largest national fundraising event



- leading on getting a group of students together to organise your own coffee morning within your place of education



- distributing Macmillan collection tins where possible



- organising your own fundraising events throughout the year



- raising awareness of Macmillan and growing support for our work by talking about what cancer is and how Macmillan can help in your assemblies, student council meetings or within your student union meetings



- putting posters and leaflets up in your building to promote keeping healthy



- asking teachers, lecturers and students to become campaigners by having a campaign sign up day.



 



The experience and skills you can obtain by taking on this role:



•           meeting and working with new people



•           learning new skills which would benefit future applications to further education, volunteering roles or employment whilst having fun



•           a reference and invaluable experience for your CV



•           gaining experience of event planning, fundraising and of the charity sector in general



•           knowing your support is helping the 2.5 million people in the UK who are currently living with cancer.

Location

Hull and East yorkshire

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

 




  •            Confident, friendly and happy to speak to lots of people at different levels such as teachers, students and parents

  •            Confident in public speaking

  •            Adherence to Macmillan’s policies, including health and safety, equal opportunities, confidentiality, financial guidelines and agreement to uphold                   Macmillan’s reputation at all times

  •           An interest in cancer care and the services that Macmillan provides

  •            Participate actively in making your time as Student representative a success

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

These volunteering opportunities are on an ad hoc basis and volunteers can choose to opt in or out depending upon their other responsibilities. You will be kept informed of all opportunities and events via regular emails.

Additional Info

Contact Becky Baynes fundraising manager rbaynes@macmillan.org.uk  07474533720  website www.macmillan.org.uk



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Organisation Name
CESO
Title of role
Various volunteering roles
Number of volunteer places available
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Ceso = Community Empowerment support Organisation. We are a UK charity running a school in Kaningo, Sierra Leone. Named the Ivor Leigh Memorial School. We offer a primary education to over 300 children in a school that we built. We need help to raise £10,000 for a kitchen and food programme to provide these children with a daily meal.  



We need volunteers to help out raising awareness, raising funds, and possibly help setting up webpages and facebook pages as our website is currently in need of updating.



   

Location

United Kingdom



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

You will need to be able to work on your own initiative and organise your fundraisers and awareness days so a positive attitude and good management are vital. 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

You will be helping children less fortunate have a better way of living by using your skills to help us fundraise, raise awareness of our cause and help us update our media out put to raise awareness.  

Availability

You will do any hours to suit you and your course and can do as much as you like to help out.For more details about this charity please speak to the Community Volunteering co-ordinator at HUU. 

Additional Info

Please contact the Community Volunteering Co- ordinator Angie Drinkall for more information about this charity on



huu-volunteering@hull.ac.uk



01482 466295



 



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