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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.

Be The Boss Showcase Event delivered by Iconic, Music, Dance and Drama. - 7th October 2019 at The Attenborough Arts Centre from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

A PERFORMING ARTS PROJECT THAT TURNS THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE ISSUE OF LONELINESS AND ISOLATION AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE! Social enterprise, Iconic, brings together a creative mix of stories, gathered and developed in workshops over a four month period, which will be brought to life on stage and told through music, dance and drama. This amazing showcase event will be held on 7th October 2019 at The Attenborough Arts Centre from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

Volunteer Manager

To support Leicester Comedy Festival in recruiting and organising volunteers for and during the 2020 festival.

You will be working in our office in the centre of town for a minimum of one day a week, hours to suit you. In January and during the festival you will need to do a few more hours. This will include evening and weekends.

To find out more click on the link below:-

https://www.volunteerleicestershire.org.uk/opportunity/volunteer-manager-0

 

Want to get involved in Vista’s first biggest and aspiring street collection of its kind? - Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th between 10:00 and 16:00.

Want to get involved in Vista’s first biggest and aspiring street collection of its kind?

This year’s National Eye Health Week sees the Vista Mobile Support Service bus based in Leicester city centre. The bus will be at Clock Tower from Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th  between  10:00 and 16:00. The mobile support service team are offering free eye screening and advice about reducing the risk of sight loss.

Read Easy UK Working to Start Read Easy Leicester

Read Easy UK are looking to set up a group in the Leicester area and are looking for people who are interested in volunteering. Read Easy offer free, one-to-one reading coaching to adults who are looking to improve their reading skills. Volunteers are needed to be part of a management committee, the possible roles include secretary, fundraiser and team leader to name a few. Once the group has been establsihed in Leicester, they will then look to recruit volunteers to act as reading coaches.

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