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Diabetes UK are looking for volunteers to help with a local group for Leicester

Diabetes UK are working with Leicester Diabetes Centre on a new initiative to support people in the UK with early onset type 2 diabetes virtually. We are developing a safe space for people to come together to share their experiences of living with type 2 diabetes in a supportive environment.

There will be regular opportunities to connect with others in a similar age group through friendly and informal meetings. These will be held online to start with, but we hope to also introduce face to face meetings as soon as we can in Leicester.

Active Oadby & Wigston - Volunteer Walking Buddy Role

Active Oadby & Wigston have an exciting new volunteer opportunity to help local residents to build physical activity into their lives in a friendly and supportive way. The role will involve committing to safe, regular weekly walks with local residents who may be isolated and/or inactive due to the pandemic. You will complete a short, informative virtual workshop to assist you, as well as receive regular support from our dedicated volunteer coordinator.

All activity will be provided in line with the latest government guidance around outdoor physical activity.

PEDESTRIAN - We are Recruiting New Volunteer Trustees

Pedestrian

WE’RE RECRUITING!!!!

NEW TRUSTEES

Pedestrian is a leading arts organisation specialising in music and arts education based in the heart of Leicester’s bustling city centre.

We are seeking to appoint new trustees, who have the enthusiasm and skills to help us achieve our aims and objective.

If you would like to be part of a team that is passionate about supporting the valuable work we do in transforming the lives of disadvantaged young people and have a background in any of the following areas.

Education

Fundraising

Canine Partners - Give an assistance dog the best start in life

VOLUNTEERS are needed to offer the best start in life to a puppy training to be an assistance dog for charity Canine Partners.

The national charity is looking for puppy parents in Osgathorpe, Loughborough to provide their puppies with the love, care and skills they need to get ready for the next stage of their training.

Canine Partners trains amazing assistance dogs to transform the lives of people with disabilities, boosting their confidence and independence.

Charity Link provides administration services to a number of local charities. The following Trustee vacancies are currently available:

H A Taylor Fund - two Trustee vacancies -

  • This charity supports residents of Syston who are in need, hardship or distress by making grants for essential items or services.
  • There are seven Trustee meetings per year (meetings are held on Wednesday evenings at Syston Community Centre).

If you are interested in the role of Trustee, please apply via the VAL volunteering website to express your interest.

Read Easy Leicester is looking for a Referrals Networker

Read Easy UK is a national charity, who provide confidential, one-to-one reading coaching to adults who experience difficulties with their reading, and we are looking at launching a group in Leicester.

The Referrals Networker is a vital and interesting volunteering role in which you will create and develop relationships with local agencies who may be able to refer potential readers to Read Easy Leicester.

If you are interested in more information on this role please contact Kirsty and Ramilla at leicester@readeasy.org.uk

Frontline Programme to support people to become social workers

Are you ready to take on a career that really makes a difference? 

 

At Frontline we believe that no child’s life chances should be limited by their social or family circumstances. 

 

Our mission is to create positive social change for children who do not have a safe or stable home. We do this by developing excellent social work practice and leadership. Our Frontline programme supports outstanding candidates to become incredible social workers and join a movement for change in social work and broader society. 

 

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