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  • This role will be suited to someone who can relate well to children and work within a team. It involves assisting in the delivery of the sessions which could include arts and crafts, sports, cookery etc. This will involve supervising the activity to ensure

    It is carried out safely and with the full involvement of the young people. The adult volunteer team are there to help and encourage young people and to set a positive example in the way they conduct themselves. You will also be required to work with the rest


    of the team in helping to prepare for the start of the session and help tidy up at the end. No specific experience required, just an ability to work as part of a team, be able to get on well with young people and the flexibility to assist with organising and


    delivering various activities. 

    We will cover reasonable travel expenses. The centre is on a main bus route, with service 14 stopping outside the centre.

    • Areas of InterestEducation/Young People
    • How Often?Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Planning / Organisation
    • Positive Attributes
  • Association Visitors act as the main contact for people living with MND (this includes the person with MND, their family and their carer) on behalf of the Association.

    They keep in regular contact offering confidential emotional support, and accurate information to enable people with MND to make informed choices. 

    On completion of your training course and registration you would be expected to take on the following:


    o Make and maintain contact regularly by phone, email or face to visits with people living with motor neurone disease.


    o Explain the support and services the Association can offer. 
    o Explain the benefits of becoming a member. 
    o Discuss their needs and wishes regarding support from the Association. 
    o Enable them to identify problems as they arise and explore how these might be managed, outlining the sorts of options available and how to access these.


    o Develop and maintain relationships with your local branch or group. 
    o Make accurate and relevant records in accordance with the MND Associations guidelines and local protocols.


    o Attend support and supervision meetings and other development events. 

    TRAINING: 
    Application form, interview, DBS check, four days of training, (three residential), six week experiential learning period

    • Areas of InterestDisabilities/Special Needs, Mentoring, Older People
    • How Often?Flexible, Once A Week
    • When?Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Planning / Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Positive Attributes
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    Volunteer Shop Assistant with Devon Air Ambulance Trust

    Devon Air Ambulance

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Whoever you are, you'd fit in just fine! If you're outgoing and chatty perhaps you'd like to help on the till or the shop floor? Or perhaps you're a little shy and would prefer to beaver away in the background? If you’re arty, designing the shop windows might be your thing.

    • Areas of InterestAdministration/Retail
    • How Often?Flexible
    • When?Weekdays, Weekends, Mornings, Afternoons, Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Planning / Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Numeracy Skills
    • Positive Attributes
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    Surf Mentors with the Wave Project

    The Wave Project

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Jan 2018 and 01 Jan 2029

    Our surf mentors will work 1:1 with our young people in the sea, with our ethos being to let the young person lead what they want to do. If they want to surf, great! If they want to swim, great! If they want to build a sandcastle, no problem! Its a 2 hour fun session!

    • Areas of InterestCommunity Events, Disabilities/Special Needs, Environment/Gardening, Education/Young People, Fundraising, Mental Health, Mentoring, Sports
    • How Often?Flexible, More Than Once a Week, Once A Week, Once A Fortnight, One Off Event, Once A Month
    • When?Weekdays, Weekends, Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, Whole Days, Flexible, Nights
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Planning / Organisation
    • Leadership
    • Enterprise
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Positive Attributes
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    Volunteer Driver

    The Wave Project

    This opportunity takes place from 06 Jul 2017

    Volunteer drivers would have the option to this instead of being a mentor, and would not be expected to get in the sea. This role would involve picking up and dropping off volunteers and/or young people who cannot get their own way to the beach for sessions.

    (Mileage can be claimed for fuel expenses). Whilst the session is ongoing you would be free to relax at the beach, grab a coffee or take a walk.

    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Positive Attributes
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    Volunteer Box Collector For the Devon Air Ambulance

    Devon Air Ambulance

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We are always on the lookout for new box collectors here at the Devon Air ambulance. Our Box Collecting has a whole degree of flexibility. We have almost 5,000 red collection boxes throughout Devon. We ask our box collectors to service each of their allocated boxes at least twice a year.

    • Areas of InterestAdministration/Retail, Education/Young People
    • How Often?Flexible
    • When?Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Numeracy Skills
    • Positive Attributes
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    Volunteer Speaker for the Devon Air Ambulance

    Devon Air Ambulance

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The Devon Air Ambulance welcomes anyone who enjoys public speaking to consider joining our team of speakers. Talks are often requested by small community groups and our volunteers take long a PowerPoint presentation to promote our work, encourage support from local people.

    • Areas of InterestCommunity Events, Education/Young People, Fundraising, Older People, Technology/Computing
    • How Often?Flexible
    • When?Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • IT Skills
    • Positive Attributes
  • Plymouth Environmental Action logo

    Conservation Volunteer with PEA

    Plymouth Environmental Action

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    You don't have to have any skills, experience or abilities to join as a volunteer; all you need is a love of the outdoors and be a good team player!

    Suitable for students studying any subject, but particularly those looking to get into the environment sector such as those studying a degree in the Schools of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Biological and Marine Sciences. We provide free minibus transport from Plymouth City Centre, as well as plenty of tea and biscuits throughout the project day! Waterproofs and wellington boots can be provided if you don't have your own.

    As a Conservation Volunteer, you will gain valuable nature conservation skills in countryside management, such as
    • Tree planting
    • Beach cleans
    • Species and habitat surveys
    • Wildlife pond creation
    • Hedgelaying
    • Invasive plant species management (e.g. Rhododendron, Parrotfeather, Himalayan Balsam etc.)
    • Coppicing (a traditional woodland management technique)
    • Dry stone walling

    • Areas of InterestAnimals, Community Events, Environment/Gardening
    • How Often?Flexible, Once A Week, Once A Fortnight, One Off Event, Once A Month
    • When?Weekends, Flexible
    • Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Planning / Organisation
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Positive Attributes
  • A team of volunteers from Plymouth Mayflower Rotary Club and Plymouth City Bus meet at the hall to heat food and pack individual bags for distribution to rough sleepers. In addition, clothes and sleeping bags are prepared in large bags distributed. Mayflower provide the food and an overseer for the event. City Bus provide an adapted vehicle which follows a prescribed route around the city centre. The soup run service operates every evening and is managed by the Salvation Army who liaise with the police and other agencies. A representative from Mayflower receives regular updates from the Salvation Army on current needs amongst the rough sleeper community. Volunteers need to make their own way to Welcome Hall and are dropped back there by the bus. A lift back to the city centre may be available if there is room in Rotary members cars. Upcoming dates: Coming soon. Meeting location: Welcome Hall 4 Fore Street Devonport Plymouth PL1 4DN

  • There are many ways that students can get involved with several representative roles available, including: ** Union Council ** Accountability Board ** Part Time Officers ** Course Reps (on campus and at Partner Colleges) ** Lead Reps (Partner Colleges) ** School Reps **

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