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Volunteering Matters - Lend a Guiding Hand as a Grandmentor

ARE YOU 50+ AND LOOKING TO GIVE BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY?

Grandmentors is an award winning programme from the national

Charity Volunteering Matters - matching volunteer mentors aged

50+ with young people leaving care aged 16-24.

Volunteers meet with a young person 1-2 hours every week for

6-12 months to boost their confidence and work towards goals

They have planned together.

You will receive full training, support and expenses from a

Dedicated Volunteer Manager throughout.

To find out more, get in touch with Farzana on:

Read Easy - Helping adults learn to read

 Could you help Read Easy support local people who want to improve their reading?

 Volunteer with us

 Read Easy is looking for people to get involved in the local Management Team.

 This is a chance to work with a small group of like-mind people to offer life-changing  opportunities to local people who cannot read.

 To find out more about joining your local group, contact:

 Kirsty Spencer

 (Leicester Pioneer)

 leicester@readeasy.org.uk

British Heart Foundation - Heart Stars - 7-8 February 2020

British Heart Foundation

Heart Stars

7-8 February 2020

Raise Funds and put the spotlight on research

Bring your shining smile and join our weekend –long fundraising blockbuster in Tesco stores across the country. 

We need cash collecting bucket brandishing stars like you to make this very special weekend a smash-hit!

Sign up to give 2 hours of time as a volunteer collector

bhf.org.uk/heartstars

Don’t sit around Join the NHS Retirement Fellowship

 

The NHS Retirement Fellowship is a friendly, supportive and active

Community for retired NHS and social care staff and their partners.

 

St Andrew Church Rooms

Old Church Street

Eyestone

Leicester LE2 8ND

 

All ex-NHS staff and partners are welcome. Your first visit is free.

 

Fellowship

For more information, please

Contact our secretary Caroline on:

07772 195348

 

Meet old friends, make new friends

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month (2 to 4pm)

Don’t sit around Join the NHS Retirement Fellowship

 

The NHS Retirement Fellowship is a friendly, supportive and active

Community for retired NHS and social care staff and their partners.

 

St Andrew Church Rooms

Old Church Street

Eyestone

Leicester LE2 8ND

 

All ex-NHS staff and partners are welcome. Your first visit is free.

 

Fellowship

For more information, please

Contact our secretary Caroline on:

07772 195348

 

Meet old friends, make new friends

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month (2 to 4pm)

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?

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