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Volunteers Needed for South Gloucestershire & Stroud Philippines Project

Volunteers Needed for SGS Philippines projectWe are planning to return to the Philippines during early Summer of 2014 [date tbc] to help make a difference to the lives of a Dump Site Community in Tondo, Manila.

We are offering 12 funded places for Students to join us for this life changing opportunity; in return, we require commitment to fundraise as much as possible between now and our departure to help support the Philippines Community Fund [PCF].

Further information about all the good work they do can be found on the PCF website www.p-c-f.org

If you would like the opportunity to join this year’s Project, please complete an application form which can be found on the e-campus site under Job Vacancies/Volunteering section or click here to download it.

Further details can be obtained via email from Jason Farrier at SGS Stroud campus - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Rebecca Morgan at SGS Wise campus - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Naomi Greaves at SGS Filton campus - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to receiving your application forms for consideration no later than Friday, 8th November.

Thank you for your interest in wanting to help us to Fundraise towards our chosen charity PCF in Manilla.

Support Volunteer (over 16s)

Avon-North Mencap is looking for volunteers to spend time with and support people with learning disabilities at the various clubs and activities we run. At Avon North Mencap we provide a supportive network to people with learning disabilities, offering advice, opportunity, friendship and an environment to develop interpersonal skills and explore interests. We have a centre in Kingswood Bristol called The Hive. At The Hive people can make new friends and have fun with computers, board games, play pool, and join in arts and crafts. Alternatively people can relax in our sensory room. We support members to undertake an activity award for people with learning disabilities: The Gateway Award. We are open Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We also run clubs in the evening such as the Wednesday Night Club, Monday Night Club and Tuesday Evening Youth Club, and offer short-term clubs such as Drama, Zumba and Football.

Anyone can be a volunteer. Each one of us has something special to offer and volunteers should first and foremost care about others. As a volunteer with us you will be given training, insight and experience into working with a diverse range of people. In return you will be providing support and friendship to people with learning disabilities to help ensure they can do what they choose to, and achieve great things.

To volunteer with us reliability, sensitivity and patience are essential. You should be enthusiastic and able to keep confidences. However much time you have to offer, whether you are young or old, male or female, whatever your background, you can make a massive difference to people’s lives and build up skills and experiences to change yours too.

To apply for this role please contact Chloe Janssen-Lester (Volunteer Coordinator) by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or calling 0117 9614372.An application form is also available on our website www.avonnorthmencap.org.uk.

Gateway Award Mentor (over 18 only)

Avon-North Mencap is looking for volunteers to support people with learning disabilities in undertaking ‘The Gateway Award’. The Gateway Award is an activity based award which aims to build confidence and independence as well as encouraging people to try new things. It is a development opportunity for people with learning disabilities and is similar to The Duke of Edinburgh Award, with a bronze, silver and gold level.

We are looking for volunteers who would like to help participants achieve this award by becoming ‘Gateway Award Mentors’.
As a Mentor you would support either a participant one-to-one, or a number of participants, to achieve the award by supporting their planning, building their portfolio, and in some cases supporting them to attend and partake in their chosen activities. This support can be based at our centre ‘The Hive’ in Kingswood in Bristol, or at other convenient locations as appropriate, with supervision from our staff.

Anyone can be a volunteer. Each one of us has something special to offer and volunteers should first and foremost care about others. As a volunteer with us you will be given training, insight and experience into working with a diverse range of people. In return you will be providing support and friendship to people with learning disabilities to help ensure they can do what they choose to, and achieve great things.

To volunteer with us reliability, sensitivity and patience are essential. You should be enthusiastic and able to keep confidences. However much time you have to offer, whether you are young or old, male or female, whatever your background, you can make a massive difference to people’s lives and build up skills and experiences to change yours too.

To apply for this role please contact Chloe Janssen-Lester (Volunteer Coordinator) by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or calling 0117 9614372. An application form is also available on our website www.avonnorthmencap.org.uk.

Health Poverty Action - Developing Insights Programme

Are you looking for adventure? Do you want to help transform the lives of some of the worlds' poorest people? Do you want to see change in action? Health poverty Action's Developing Insights Programme gives you an amazing opportunity to do all three!!

For more information click on "Health Poverty Action" under Volunteering Projects block.

Events Co-Ordinator x 2 

To co-ordinate and run stalls at events in Gloucestershire to raise vital money for the local RSPCA South Cotswolds Branch.

Key activities include:

·         Looking for opportunities to take a stall to other organisations' fetes or events.

·         Liaising with event organisers to plan events.

·         Collecting suitable equipment such as trestle tables, boxes, logo goods etc.

·         Co-ordinating the stall on the fundraising day.

Location: Across the South Cotswolds

Number of Vacancies: 2-3

Period of Volunteering: Ongoing

Time Commitment: Flexible - involves weekends and a possible evening.

Prerequisites: No experience required - develop your skills, meet people and have fun.

Training: Dependent upon current skills/experience, training available with the branch.

For further information on this role, please contact: Jodie Thomson on 07979271003

contact Chloe Janssen-Lester (Volunteer Coordinator) by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or calling 0117 9614372.

An application form is also available

 

Contact Us

If you wish to discuss any posting in this page please contact Helen Done:

  • Filton Avenue Campus:
    Student Union Office Route 38
    T: 0117 909 2259
  • WISE Campus:
    Student Office G32
    E: Helen.Done@sgscol.ac.uk
    T: 0117 919 2605