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LOROS are looking to recruit for a wide range of volunteering roles

LOROS provides free, high-quality, compassionate care and support to terminally ill adult patients, their family and carers.

Volunteers are an important part of daily life at the Hospice. We rely on a team of over 1,000 volunteers who give up their time to help us with a wide range of tasks.

You can find out more about the volunteering roles by visiting Voluntary Action LeicesterShires volunteering website

 www.volunteerleicestershire.org.uk

 

The next Volunteering Network & Learn Meeting is taking place on Thursday 28th November 19 Arrival 9.45-10.00am

The next  Volunteering Network & Learn Meeting  is taking place on Thursday 28th November 19   Arrival 9.45-10.00am for registration and networking

The Volunteering Network provides support and a networking opportunity for Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIO's) who operate in the public, private or voluntary sectors.

The Network is an opportunity to come together to share good practice, get updates on changes to volunteering policies and learn about how to best recruit, manage and train your volunteers.

You can book on via the link bellows:

Enrych Connect - Looking for volunteers to help people with getting online

Enrych Connect is a new service for disabled people in Leicestershire that is helping people to access services and become better connected online and with different kinds of technology.

The project is looking for volunteers to help support disabled people across Leicestershire to access these services. You don't need to be a technical or IT expert to do this, just be willing to give things a try and to learn new things. You and the person you are orking with could learn together!

The Children and Family Wellbeing service launched in April 2019

The Children and Family Wellbeing service launched in April 2019, our 0-19 service focusses on supporting the most vulnerable families in Leicestershire and Rutland and brings together four services into one; Children’s Centres, Supporting Leicestershire Families (SLF), Youth Offending Service (YOS) and Information, Support and Assessment teams and we have many volunteering roles within the new service.

Why do we need volunteers?

Trustees Week 4- 8 November 19 looking for a trustee role visit - www.volunteerleicestershire.org.uk

Are you passionate about making a difference and want to support  Leicester City and LeicesterShire Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise ( VCSE) organisations  who are looking for new trustees to share their enthusiasm to help set their strategic direction and future vision.

Or are you a Voluntary and Community Sector organisation looking to engage new trustees to enhance the direction of your group VAL can help you to advertise and promote your roles to find the right people and support with your governance documents.

Does your organisation have a task that requires a group of volunteers to carry out?

Does your organisation have a task that requires a group of volunteers to carry out?

VAL receives regular enquiries for group volunteering activities in the city and county.  Please get in touch if you have a specific task that you would like additional enthusiastic support and willing hands to undertake.  It could involve painting and decorating, clearing and planting a garden area, helping to run your service for a day, or supporting activities at local events. The more interesting the activity or challenge the better!

Volunteer Admin/casework assistant

Shelter Housing Aid and Research Project:

Volunteer Admin/casework assistant

 Shelter Housing Aid and Research Project was established in 1974 by Leicester Shelter Group. We provide much-needed advice, help and support for people who have been homeless or facing serious housing problems in the City of Leicester and Leicestershire. We have recently received National Lottery funding that allows continue our work.

Oxfam Leicester at 22 Market Street is relaunching on Thursday October 3rd 2019 at 10:00am

Oxfam Leicester at 22 Market Street is relaunching on Thursday October 3rd 2019 at 10:00am after expanding the books and music department and retaining the bridal department on the first floor.

Oxfam is a movement of millions of people, all working towards one goal – an end to poverty for everyone. We take on the big issues that keep people poor in the UK and globally – issues such as inequality, hunger and climate change – so you can play a part, no matter how small to be a part of our movement by getting involved.

Menphys – A new and exciting future

As Menphys heads towards celebrating fifty years of supporting disabled children, young people and their families across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland in 2020, we are delighted to announce an agreement with Leicestershire County Council to take on the Bassett Centre in South Wigston.

The Centre will become the new Menphys Hub providing the charity with both a long-term home, a base for developing and growing services, along with enhancing the support it provides to disabled children, young people, and their families.

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