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A selectin of teh wide range of volunteering opportunities available throughout Herefordshire in March 2011

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  • Volunteer in

    Herefordshire!

    Opportunities

    MARCH 2011 Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

  • COMMUNITY PANEL MEMBERS

    Herefordshire & Worcestershire Youth Offending Service needs Community Panel Members for referral orders in order to provide reparation and rehabilitation for the young person. One meeting a month and occasional training.

    BROCKHAMPTON ESTATE

    The National Trusts

    Brockhampton Estate is looking for a full-time Ranger to support the Ranger Team in the routine management of the estate. Accommodation is provided. Full details available on request.

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED IN

    BROMYARD AREA MARCH 2011

    These are just a selection of over 500 different volunteering opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please contact Vicky Hamilton on 07827 775700

    www.do-it.org.uk

    FUNDRAISERS

    The Childrens Society is a national organisation helping children at risk on the streets, disabled children, young refugees, young carers or those within the youth justice system. They are looking for people to organise a collection in their local community, perhaps at a local supermarket, church or a door-to-door collection. Collection weeks are 26 March 9 April but can be held all year round.

    Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

    AGE CONCERN AT BROMYARD is looking for home visitors, footcare helpers and benefits advisers,

    particularly a male benefits adviser to visit male clients at home.

    BROMYARD FOLK FESTIVAL

    Make the Bromyard Folk Festival a success office help needed now during the lead up period or help sell wristbands and give out information during June-September.

  • MOCCAS PARK

    Natural England need help to protect the historic features and wildlife of Moccas Park, near Bredwardine and The Flits Nature Reserve near Preston on Wye.

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED IN

    GOLDEN VALLEY AREA MARCH 2011

    These are just a selection of over 500 different volunteering opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please contact Vicky Hamilton on 07827 775700 or

    www.do-it.org.uk

    Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

    Feline Friendly? Help with the daily care of cats and kittens resident at a rescue centre in Allensmore. Tasks range from cleaning out cages, feeding and stroking the animals. Any day of the week.

    Learn Emergency Life Support skills

    and then pass them on to others in your community. This will only a few hours on an occasional basis. Full training and support provided.

    Want to help ex servicemen and their families?

    Assist serving and ex service men and women and their families. SSAFA depends on volunteers in the community to provide practical support and help e.g. home and hospital visits, befriending families etc. Training provided.

    Drivers Wanted

    Dore Community Transport always needs more drivers to take the housebound and disabled to vital medical appointments or on shopping trips. Drive

    the schemes MPV or own car mileage allowance provided.

  • RAINBOW GUIDES Girlguiding Herefordshire (Hereford City North) needs Rainbow Guide Leaders to help with the 5

    th Hereford

    (Holy Trinity) Rainbows on Mondays after school.

    VOLUNTEERSWANTEDIN

    HEREFORDMARCH 2011 These are just a selection of over 500 different volunteering

    opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please contact 01432 343932 (FREEPHONE 0800

    9122339) or www.do-it.org.uk

    DRIVERS NEEDED Community Wheels is in urgent need of drivers for Hereford and surrounding parishes. Volunteer drivers with their own cars are needed to take people to

    hospital and medical appointments, to the library, to shopping, to visit relatives in care homes etc. A mileage allowance is paid.

    Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

    Do you cook up a storm? Widemarsh Enterprises would love to hear from volunteers to help with a cookery programme, and other support work including gardening, woodworking and

    computing.

    MONEY BOX BOARD MEMBER

    Herefordshire Money Box Credit Union needs a Board Member with financial experience to help with the day-to-day management of the credit

    union.

    Feeling Artistic? Canal Road Day Centre needs help with arts and crafts and a pottery course, the cookery group, and receptionist for the footcare clinic.

    CONSERVATION Credenhill Park Wood Community Group is looking for volunteers to join them once a month for a variety of practical conservation work at Credenhill Park Wood. Reasonable level of fitness needed as there are some steep slopes.

    OFFICE/ADMIN A charity based at Credenhill which supports adults with brain injuries needs administration help in their busy office, particularly with helping to collate monthly newsletters and preparing for mailing.

  • East Radnorshire Day Centre at Presteigne is

    looking for volunteers in a variety of roles helping in the kitchen, joining

    in with activities, such as reading, drawing, games, arts and crafts, chatting and entertaining.

    Have a head for

    figures? The Marches Credit Union is a co-operative which offers the community an opportunity to save and access low cost loans. It would like to find an administrative assistant in Kington for any of the following mornings: Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays.

    Have Wheels, Will Travel?

    Community Wheels always needs more drivers with own cars in the Kington area to take housebound and disabled to vital medical appointments or on shopping trips. Mileage allowance paid. Volunteer on a regular basis or just for a couple of hours now and again.

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED IN

    KINGTON AREA

    MARCH 2011 These are just a selection of over 500 different volunteering

    opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please contact Vicky Hamilton on 07827 775700 or

    www.do-it.org.uk

    Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

    Want to help ex servicemen and their

    families? Assist serving and ex service men and women and their families. SSAFA depends on volunteers in the community to provide practical support and help e.g. home and hospital visits, befriending families etc. Training provided.

    Learn Emergency Life Support skills

    and then pass them on to others in your community. This will only a few hours on an occasional basis. Full training and support provided.

  • Retail Assistant Tenovus, the Cancer Charity

    are looking for help in their Leominster charity shop, including serving customers, handling the till and sorting stock in the back room..

    A community run store in Wigmore

    needs you!

    It could involve serving customers, operating the till, handling cash, restocking the shelves, checking fresh produce and general assistance in the day to day running of the store.

    National Trust

    Are you interested in old buildings, history and the environment? Would you like to volunteer as a family? Come and help us with our Fundays and events. We also need guides and help with teas, car parking, gardening or with our education days.

    Leominster Youth Hostel

    Can you help with the maintenance and running of a 30 bed youth hostel? Hours flexible. To start

    from the beginning of April.

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED IN

    LEOMINSTER AREA MARCH 2011

    These are just a selection of over 500 different volunteering opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please

    contact 01432 343932 (FREEPHONE 0800 9122339) or www.do-it.org.uk

    Friendly and Caring?

    West Eaton Nursing and Residential home near Leominster is looking for volunteers to help with a wide range of activities/one-to-one support for their residents.

    Activities include book reading, reminiscence, board games etc., beauty care (hands), arts & crafts, gardening (pots).

    Age Concern Leominster

    needs volunteers for helping drivers as escorts

    for trips etc, helping in the day centres, gardening and also home visitors.

    Herefordshire Voluntary Action ( a company limited by guarantee) registered in England and Wales.

    Registered Office: Berrows Business Centre, Bath Street, Hereford HR1 2HE

    Company Number: 4625595. Charity Number: 1096451

  • CHARITY SHOPS Charity shops are always looking for volunteers, and the YMCA, Cancer

    Research UK, Barnardos and Oxfam shops are particularly in need of help.

    GOOD AT PUBLICITY? Hope Support Services, which supports young people and children when a close family member is diagnosed with a life threa