Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
Age Uk telephne befriending
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Age Uk telephone befriending consists of volunteers calling lonely old people to chat and enlighten their day. You will in some cases be the only person that that elderly person speaks to all week and they will really appreciate any time you are able to offer.

Location

Volunteer in the comfort of your own home in your own time when it suits you.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Age Uk will offer training and support in the role and will help with conversation starters and pairing you with a person suitable to you.

Personal qualities and requirements

You must be caring and compassionate and able to strike up a conversation. If you love to chat then this could be the perfect volunteering opportunity for you.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

You must have good english speking skills and be able to converse in clear understandable conversation.



A fun , happy attitude to cheer up the persons day and entertain them will be helpful.

Availability

Volunteer at times to suit you.

Additional Info

To find out more and request an application please email:



[email protected] 



You will need to have a DBS check before you can start this volunteering opportunity.

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Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
Be my eyes online opportunity
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Be my eyes is a charity helping to bring sight to the blind and low vision by partnering sighted persons with them for help and support.

Location

Volunteering from the comfort of your own home in a time that suits you.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Volunteer when it suits you from the comfort of yur own home.

Additional Info

to find out more and to sign up for this opportunity please visit the website:



www.bemyeyes.com

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
Help From Home Online
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Help from home offers various microvolunteering opportunities. If you dont have a lot of free time then this could be the space for you to view opportunities that will suit you.

Location

Volunteering from the comfort of your own home whenever it suits you!

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Available when you are! Choose an opportunity that suits your lifestyle and commitments.

Additional Info

To find out more about their volunteering opportunites please visit the website:



www.helpfromhome.org



 



 

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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Organisation Name
RNIB
Title of role
IT Specialist and Online Support
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

IT specialist and online support to assist people with sight loss to use computers, tablets and smartphones. Also online skills trainer and technology and online support roles available.

Location

Local area

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Flexible to suit you

Additional Info

Please call 01733 375450 or Email [email protected]



When you contact this organisation please tell them you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Students Union Website Thank you. 



 

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Organisation Name
Guide Dogs
Title of role
Media Assistant
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

  • Working alongside Mobility Team staff to deliver the PR Strategy in line with regional objectives 

  • Developing relationships with local journalists and building up a database of contacts

  • Developing relationship with local branches to ensure their activities are highlighted in local media

  • Writing and obtain the correct approvals for press releases

  • Distributing media relations materials to local media

  • To contact local press to check if they've received previously sent releases and determine if it will be used and when

  • To research local media outlets that can be used for promotions i.e. church magazines, sports clubs, social groups magazines etc. 

  • To write stories for use on the Guide Dogs/Guide Dogs Scotland website

Location

Home or office based to suit the volunteer. Office address: Reed House, Annie Reed Road, Beverley, HU17 0LG

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Some organisational training given. 

Personal qualities and requirements

  • Flexible approach to working

  • Passionate

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • Good communication skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Good IT skills

Availability

Fleible role to suit the volunteer. 

Additional Info

For more information please contact Samantha Bradley - Volunteering Consultant





 

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
Post Pals Online
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Post Pals is an online charity dedicated to making seriously ill children and their siblings smile by the sending of cards, letters , gifts and offering support and friendship.



By being a post pal you will be supporting children aged 3 years to 17 years

Location

Volunteer from the comfort of your own home at a time to suit you.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

You must be able to communicate well via written letters and cards and have an interest in writing something fun and interesting for children to read.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Writing and humour skills are important for this volunteering opportunity.

Availability

Volunteer whenever it suits you in the comfort of your own home.

Additional Info

Vists the Post Pals website to find out more and join in.



www.postpals.co.uk

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
Prince Trust Online mentors
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

The Princes Trust offer a lot of online opportunites that you can get involved in covering various areas. Online mentors is just one of their opportunities on offer.

Location

Volunteer from the comfort of your own home and in your own time whenever it suits you.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Princes trust will offer support and any training necessary.

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Avilable whenever you are! Volunteer from the comfort of your own home when it suits you.

Additional Info

To find out more about the opportunities on offer and join please visit the website:



www.princes-trust.org.uk

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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Organisation Name
Online Opportunity
Title of role
ZOONIVERSE
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Zooniverse is "people powered research" they offer lots of online volunteering opportunities in the following subjects:



Arts, Biology, Climate, History, Language,Literature, Medicine, Nature,Physics, Social Science, and Space.



You will be able to find a volunteering opportunity to suit you!

Location

Volunteer from the comfort of your own home whenever it suits you!

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Zooniverse will support you in your volunteering choice.

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

Volunteer whenever it suits you in your own time and find a topic that really interests you!

Additional Info

To find out more and join or read about the almost 100 opportunities they have please visit the website:



www.zooniverse.org

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
No
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