The cafe assistant duties: To prepare teas and coffees To serve baked goods and biscuits To collect and wash cups as and when required To keep the serving area clean at all times.
We are looking for volunteers to support our social activities, including outings to the theatre, music gigs, nightclubs, cinema and other trips. Volunteers will be essential to ensuring people with learning disabilities joining in the socials have fun while being safe.
The purpose of the socials is to encourage clients to be independent and build skills to enjoy sociable activities.
We are looking for reliable and committed volunteers to be the face of our Portobello road shop.
Your duties will be general retail related including:
>Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop.
>Advising and helping people as they shop.
>Operating the till and dealing with various types of payment.
>Answering customer enquiries.
>Keeping an eye on the security of the...
Carers Network are setting up a new Meditation and Mindfulness Group to support unpaid carers by helping them to channel stress, tackle social isolation and improve their ability to cope by connecting them with their feelings.
According to the mental health charity Mind, one in six adults experience some mental health issues. The unpaid carers that we support experience high stress levels throug...
This is a great opportunity to work in a relaxed community environment serving beverages and snacks to patients, visitors and staff.
You will be making and serving hot and cold beverages.
Serving light snacks to customers.
Keeping the cafe area clean and tidy.
Collecting and administration of money. Basic stocking of food, condiments.
Washing up all cutlery and crockery.
In early 2020 Carers Network are looking to launch a new health and wellbeing group that we hope will make a substantial difference to the mental and physical health of our service users. Unpaid carers make a selfless effort to look after a sick friend of family member; often neglecting their own health in the process. Our mission is to ensure that all carers lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Th...
Would you like to make a difference to your community, meet new people and keep fit in the process? Carers Network are looking to start a walking group for the unpaid carers that we support. A carer who supports unwell friends or family members experience numerous challenges, such as social isolation, the stress of their caring role, a lack of time for themselves; and neglecting their own health a...
Meanwhile Gardens are currently recruiting proactive residents of (Kensington and Chelsea) to volunteer in our community garden, helping us keep the four acre garden well maintained.
Spaces for volunteering are dependent on matching availability with our community gardeners- hours can be established after your trial session.
Duties will be:
>To work closely with and assist our community gar...
Have you ever been stuck indoors when you don't want to be? Would you like to alleviate this frustration for an older person?
Age UK provide volunteers to help groups of their clients get out and about, be it for a trip to the shops, social outings or visits to appointments. This helps to maintain a sense of independence and interaction with the community.
So if you are sociable and ha...
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is looking for Independent Visitors (IV) to build and maintain positive relationships with young people aged 8 – 18 who are looked after.
A young person in care is one who is being looked after by social services i.e. through a foster carer or living in a residential home. An IV is a volunteer mentor who befriends, provides advice / guidance and has re...
At Westway Green Community we want to work alongside any one with a keen interest in horticulture/landscaping to assist us in everyday gardening jobs. Duties will include:
Pruning, sowing seeds,planting and general maintenance.
Have you had experience in the criminal justice system? Do you want to put this experience to good use, and help others to achieve their goals?
The Peer Mentors main duties will be to:
1. Support all the work done by the Minerva service within Advance
2. Provide emotional and practical support to women in achieving their individual goals
3. Co-facilitate group sessions
4. Work in a support...
Equal People are looking for volunteers who will support the administration and activity staff to run reception, greet service users and others using the centre and support the running of activity and drop in sessions. Duties will include:
-Greeting people as they enter the centre
-Assisting Service users with signing in/completing forms
-Engaging with Service users to ens...
Operation Cup of Tea is regular feature, providing a friendly face, local information and a heart-warming cuppa to the community. We recently spent a couple of months south of the borough and we're now back in North Kensington and are inviting organisations to come along and share information with the local community on what support is on offer.
Local organisations will promote their services to ...
At the Scoliosis Association we are looking to recruit a volunteer, to look over and manage our yearly accounts. We are a very small charity with tidy accounts, so this is not a big job. You would only be required to attend the office 3-4 times a year.
We’re looking for friendly and engaging volunteers to deliver inspiring talks and tours of our vibrant church and community arts venue.
Our tours tell the story of the building’s rich Victorian history, and its connection to the development of the local area. Working under the supervision of Grand Junction staff, Heritage Ambassador volunteers will:
• Learn about the fascinating history of St M...
We’re looking for volunteers with an interest in local heritage to help us collect and curate research about the rich history of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, its connection to the development of the local area, and the people who have lived and worked here, both in the past and present day. Our Community Heritage project seeks to discover new stories and sources that bring Paddington’s history and ...
We’re looking for friendly and approachable volunteers to greet visitors to our vibrant community space and offer information and assistance to ensure that all visitors feel welcome and get the most out of their visit. Working under the supervision of Grand Junction staff, Visitor Experience volunteers will:
• Offer guests a warm welcome to Grand Junction, and signpost visitors around the buildi...
Do you value your ability to go out where and when you like?
Some older people are severely restricted in how much they can get out and about, as for a variety of reasons they may not be able to use public transport. Therefore Organisation VCKC 15 aim is to maintain the independence of their clients by arranging shopping trips and social outings. These become an important part of users' weekl...
Can you support an older person to keep active for 1-2 hours a week? This could involve taking someone for a walk to park or providing encouragement for indoor exercise regimes. Volunteers are fully trained and supported throughout, specifically receiving practical training from the NHS's local Community Independence Service team. Work towards set goals with the older person you are supporting and...