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Help make a big difference to a wide range of Charities - Cards for Good Causes

HELP MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE TO A WIDE RANGE OF CHARITIES

“CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES”

Is looking for a “Pop up” Shop Manager in Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester. Mid-October to Mid-December.

Our seasonal “pop-up” shop sells Christmas cards and gifts to support local and national charities.

If you are organised, enthusiastic and enjoy being part of a friendly team, running one of our shops is rewarding, sociable and fun. For this role there is a small remuneration paid to cover expenses.

Leicester Marathon Volunteers - Sunday 6th October - 9am - 4pm

Leicester Marathon Volunteers - Sunday 6th October

Volunteers needed to help provide a variety of support for this year’s Leicester Marathon

About the opportunity

Sun 6th of October - Marshals are required at various times along the Leicester Marathon route from 9am till 4pm (this role will involve standing for a period of time)

Requirements

  • Age restrictions

18 years and over

Click on the link to sign up

Ghana Kente Festival and Coronation Event Saturday 31st August - Looking for Volunteers

Beyond your imagination is a charity primarily based in Leicester also known as Nipahiammoa. The aim of the charity is to aid in bettering the lives of the Ghanaian community. We are strong believers of unity and being a helping hand for all those in need. 

 

Our fundraising event is used to support our clinics where our members are given free advice and help with issues such as employment, finances and many more. Our event will be fun-filled and exuberate our beautiful culture, making sure that it’s always an event to be remembered.

 

 

The Well in Kibworth - Looking for Volunteers

The Well is a local charity based in Kibworth that was set up to provide support to the most vulnerable people in society.  It comprises a cafe selling a range of light snacks, cakes, teas, coffees and other drinks,  a beautiful courtyard garden nestles at the rear for community enjoyment and there is a small shop selling pre loved high quality clothes, shoes and accessories that is situated adjacent to the cafe.

We also regularly host a number of community activities and services such as:

Volunteer Recruitment Fair - 28th September 2019 from 10am to 2pm at LOROS Professional Development Centre, LOROS Hospice, Groby Road, Leicester. LE3 9QE.

 There are volunteering opportunities in many areas of LOROS including the various shops, warehouses, lotteries, fundraising and in the Hospice itself. You will be able to get first hand information from the volunteering team and managers from various departments. Support will be provided to help you complete the application form.

https://www.loros.co.uk/support-us/events/2019/09/28/volunteer-fair-2

 

Volunteering with Living Without Abuse

Volunteering with Living Without Abuse can be a very rewarding experience and you will gain many useful personal and professional skills, as well as making a huge and positive difference to victims of domestic and sexual violence. LWA work together with Women’s Aid and Freeva to form United Against Violence and Abuse (UAVA) we deliver domestic abuse and sexual violence support for survivors across Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland.

Diabetes Week - 10-16 June 2019

Diabetes Week is an annual week to raise awareness of diabetes and funds to support their work. This year, Diabetes Week takes place from 10 to 16 June and we're increasing the public's understanding of diabetes. This will help tackle the stigma many people with all types of diabetes feel.

Find out more about the roles Voluntary Action Leistershire are promoting for the organisation by clicking on the links below:-

Leicester City Council (Walking & Cycling Team) - Walk Leader volunteers

Do you enjoy walking and exploring Leicester? Do you also want to encourage more people to get out on foot and be more active? Then this volunteer opportunity could be for you! We are looking for new people to join our team of Walk Volunteers who lead short walks in Leicester for the general public. We are especially need people who can help this summer at evening walks (6-7pm) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and/or help at daytime walks on occasional weekends. We also have some walks taking place during daytime on weekdays. All our volunteers receive training.

Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June 2019 is a time to say thank you for the amazing contribution that volunteers make. During the week, hundreds of events and celebrations take place across the country, giving organisations and local communities the chance to say thank you to people who give their time to support good causes.

What’s happening in Leicestershire? click read more to view the weeks events 1-7 June

SATURDAY – SUNDAY 1-2 JUNE

Meet VAL Staff at Leicester Riverside Festival - Saturday 1st June and Sunday 2nd June

New Community Engagement Worker increases opportunities with Hospice Hope

Following a successful bid made to the National Lottery Community Fund, Hospice Hope have recruited a new Community Engagement Worker.   Liz Waters will be working around North West Leicestershire, engaging with the local community and raising the profile of the charity.  This has created an exciting volunteering opportunity and we would love to hear from anybody who would like to get involved with this project and work with Liz to support our services.

 

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