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  • Help our coach run these light hearted matches and kick about sessions 21 July 2017
    Sports coachingSport in Mind

    Sport In Mind are looking for volunteers for our  football sessions! You will be helping the coach run the light hearted matches and kick about sessions. No previous experience required but as long as you are willing to join in, perhaps help with refereeing at times or organising the teams as well as playing yourself! The sessions ...

  • Help us with reception and admin duties whilst learning new skills 21 July 2017
    AdministrationCitizens Advice ReadingRG1

    Citizens Advice Reading is a very busy town centre Advice Service. We see 7000 clients a year on all sorts of matters and they come from a wide range of backgrounds. Clients often visit us in times of crisis and we work with them to help them with the challenges they are facing. We are currently ...

  • Become a Champion to End Loneliness 20 July 2017
    Advocacy / CampaigningReading Voluntary Action (RVA)

    Champions to end loneliness is a campaign to reduce loneliness and isolation in Reading. By being part of the campaign, you can help in a range of way to help spread the word, encourage others to become befrienders, help set up new initiatives and at one off events. The role is flexible and could involve different things: Be a Champion ...

  • Do you want to make a difference to a young person’s life? 19 July 2017
    Befriending / VisitingNational Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) Buckinghamshire

    Do you want to make a difference to a young person’s life? Do you have 1- 4 hours per month to spare? We require more volunteers, so why not volunteer as a mentor/befriender for NYAS as an Independent Visitor for children and young people in care. As a volunteer you will: Have fun, take young people on outings and ...

  • Could you spare some time now and again? Take a look at this super flexible admin opportunity 19 July 2017
    AdministrationParents and Children Together (PACT)

    PACT is a Reading based charity that works to build and strengthen families. We have an outstanding rating for our adoption work and our communities’ services are award winning. Our communities’ team are looking for someone who is familiar with the programme Bizagi modeller to map the team’s referral processes. This is a really flexible task that ...

  • Join our kitchen team 19 July 2017
    CateringReading Association for the Blind (RAB)RG1

    Reading Association for the Blind are looking for someone to come to Walford Hall on a Tuesday morning to help serve tea and coffee and help to provide a light lunch for our members. This involves making rolls and soup for our members. There are usually a number of volunteers that help in the kitchen so ...

  • Arabic speaking interpreters needed 19 July 2017
    TranslationBritish Red Cross – Thames Valley AreaRG1

    We are seeking arabic speaking volunteers to act as interpreters as part of our refugee support service. The Red Cross has a long tradition of providing practical and emotional support to vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Our Refugee Support work with thousands of beneficiaries every year in around fifty different towns and cities ...

  • Unique opportunity to help bring a fascinating history project to life! 19 July 2017
    Research / PolicyMuseum of English Rural Life (MERL)RG1

    We are currently recruiting for volunteers to assist with our oral history project ‘What the Countryside Means to Me?’ Over the last two years, museum staff have been carrying out interviews with various individuals who have stories to share about life and work in the countryside. We are looking for a small team of volunteers to ...

  • Help us get our new young people initiative up and running 19 July 2017
    Coordination / ProjectsFriends of Reading MuseumRG1

    The Friends of Reading Museum is looking to recruit a volunteer Project Organiser, for approximately eight hours a week, to help us deliver an exciting new project for young people. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to start the development of a new Young Friends Club. The Friends exist to create a greater awareness of ...

  • Help us engage a new generation in the fascinating work of our museum 19 July 2017
    Leading group activitiesFriends of Reading MuseumRG1

    The Friends of Reading Museum is looking to recruit a volunteer Activity Leader, for approximately three hours a month rising to three hours per week, to help deliver activities in an exciting new project for young people. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to lead and work with the children on activities in a ...

  • Join the Biodiversity Action Team! 18 July 2017
    Conservation / RestorationThe Conservation Volunteers Reading

    Our Biodiversity Action Team offers a programme of one day conservation volunteering opportunities. As well as tackling projects that help to protect and enhance our biodiversity, most of out activities also help to mitigate the effects of climate change or help to improve access or interpretation of green spaces, to enable people to enjoy them ...

  • A fantastic opportunity to gain experience for those with green aspirations 18 July 2017
    Conservation / RestorationThe Conservation Volunteers ReadingRG1

    The Conservation Volunteers is looking for a new project volunteer to join our small team based in central Reading. Volunteers in this role will support us in delivering a range of community and biodiversity focused projects in and around Reading. The role will provide experience of leading and supervising teams of volunteers, carrying out practical conservation ...

  • Could you share your business knowhow with a group of budding entrepreneurs? 18 July 2017
    Learning support / MentoringYoung Enterprise (Reading)

    Are you able to support a group of 16-17 year olds as they spend a year setting up their own business? Real trading companies are created and operated over one academic year by a team of students. The students create a business idea, elect a board of directors, raise share capital and develop, market and sell ...

  • Do your fingers dance across a keyboard? Offer non-frontline support to our teams 18 July 2017
    AdministrationBritish Red Cross – Thames Valley AreaRG1

    This role is key to the organisation and will help you make a great contribution to the work of the British Red Cross. Whether it is helping out with a particular service when they’re busy, lending a hand in IT or marketing or undertaking tasks around one of our centres, you will get involved in ...

  • Various opportunities in our newly refurbished centre 18 July 2017
    Community DevelopmentThe Weller CentreRG4

    The Weller Centre is a newly refurbished centre with a lovely spacious lobby and café area, a sports hall and meeting rooms for hire. Are you looking to get involved at the start of an exciting new project that benefits local people? We need volunteers to meet and greet our visitors and signpost them to the right ...

  • Could you help with our magazine? 18 July 2017
    Design / CreativeBerkshire Family History Society

    We are looking for someone to assist an editorial team in producing a quarterly 44 page A4 size magazine. The task is to: undertake the design, layout and arrangement of the magazine content in conjunction with the chief editor implement proof-reading corrections liaise with printer and distributor Experience with computer publishing programs would be advantageous. Level of activity will be determined ...

  • Team Reading: Be part of the team at this fantastic community event 30/09/17 18 July 2017
    StewardingReading Town MealRG1

    As we will be serving lunch to over 1000 people on Saturday 30th September, stewards are essential to keep everyone safe, and having a good time. As a volunteer steward you will be based at key points around the Gardens e.g. the entrances, around the main tent where food is served and to direct people to ...

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