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FEATURED VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS WEEK 2018

Bexhill Caring Community have opportunities for people who would like to:

 Befriend an elderly, lonely or housebound person

 Drive people to Medical appointments

Act as Bus Drivers on their mini buses

If you are interested please contact Monique monique@bexhillcaringcommunity.org

Phone  01424 215116 or visit at 25 Sackville Road, Bexhill on Sea

 

Hastings & Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind find us any minibus drivers for the following times: Monday 8.45am; Wednesday 3.45pm; Thursday 8.45am; Friday 8.45am. Needed from the above times for up to 1.5 hours.  To driver to peoples homes and pick them up, or take home from our Taplin Day Centre. If anyone is interested please call Justin on 01424 433762 or call in the Taplin Centre,3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on sea, TN38 0LQ

Beanstalk the children’s reading charity  offer a range of rewarding local volunteering opportunities. We are passionate about recruiting, training & supporting volunteers to work 1:1 with children who struggle with reading. For our 321 programme,  volunteers work with three children, twice a week, for one academic year and each session lasts 30 minutes.  We offer full training, dedicated support from one of our Beanstalk coordinators and also pay volunteer travel expenses. You can get involved in our fantastic Beanstalk events such as literary festivals and coffee mornings.

For more information please visit www.beanstalkcharity.org.uk or call 0845 450 0307

 

MOPP holds regular meetings at Fairlight Village Hall from 9.30am – 2.30pm every Friday for older people living in Marsham ward.  they are looking for new people to help on Fridays between 9am and 2pm to help with looking after our members, making tea, serving lunch, collecting money, meeting and greeting etc. and also for those who could help in the kitchen. MOPP is also seeking new Committee members. For more details click here

 

Victim Support are currently recruiting across East Sussex for Service Delivery Volunteers who directly support people who have been victims of crime. You will be clearly explaining the role of Victim Support and empowering victims to overcome the emotional, psychological and practical effects of crime and identifying ways to enable them to recover from the experience. 

There are also roles available in fundraising and as Volunteer Ambassadors, engaging with local communities to promote greater understanding and partnership with Victim Support.

Full details Victim Support Nov 2017 or visit www.victimsupport.org.uk/get-involved. For an informal chat about volunteering with us please call Sarah on 01273 456153.

 

The Association of Carers have a range of opportunities

BEFRIENDING WITH RESPITE. Spending around 3 hours a week with the cared for person, giving the Carer the opportunity to have some time to themselves.

COMPUTER HELP AT HOME. Helping Carers to learn how to use their computer/mobile device in ways that will support them in their caring role.

TALK AND SUPPORT. Providing Carers with a regular opportunity to offload and chat in confidence over the telephone.

DRIVING. Helping volunteers that are unable to drive to their volunteering role, or helping the cared for person attend day services.

Contact 01424 722309 or email info@associationofcarers.org.uk for more details

 

 

Sara Lee Trust are looking for volunteers to help in their retail shop and with fundraising.  Call Maria on 01424 457969(fundraising) or Emma on 01424 272358 (retail) for more information

 

 

Co-ordinators are needed in many roads throughout Bexhill, Battle and Rye helping to send out police updates as they come in to warn their members of scams and crime that has been happening each week in their areas. And to report suspicious activities they see on 101 to the Sussex Police.

We also need members of the public in Bexhill to come on to the Committee of RNHW to help with events and other committee duties.

Bexhill Neighbourhood Watch May 2017

 

 

Healthwatch East SussexHealthwatch East Sussex are looking for Health Watch Community Connectors to join their Listening Tour which starts on July 10th.  Contact  details: elizabeth.mackie@healthwatcheastsussex.co.uk or 0333 101 4007

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TCV have a range of volunteering opportunities including opportunities with Green Gyms, Health Walks and practical conservation activities. Information packs can be viewed here

ESHRC Logo East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre are looking for volunteers to visit residential homes, sheltered units, nursing homes, hospitals, Day Centres and housebound people to establish a friendly and helpful relationship with hard of hearing residents/individuals. Volunteers dispense hearing aid batteries, carry out routine hearing aid maintenance and inform clients of support services such as lipreading classes, assistive devices, Adult Social Care support and other voluntary organisations. The East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre provides all training (usually four hours over two sessions) and necessary tools. For further details click here

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The Silver Line are looking for telephone befrienders  for full details click here

 

Age UK East Sussex

Have a number of opportunities around supporting older people, these include: Short term help after a patient has left hospital; Support for older people who have been scammed;  Supporting older people who are socially isolated;  Support for older people at a health club

For full details click here Age UK East Sussex

 

Healthwatch East Sussex

Healthwatch Champions to help promote Healthwatch events and projects to local people and/or people with a common service/need/interest

Contact  details: elizabeth.mackie@healthwatcheastsussex.co.uk

 

St Michael's HospiceSt Michael’s Hospice have about 20 different volunteering roles – from working in shops, in our donation centre or at fundraising events. to delivering newsletters, to supporting patients in wards or at home. We have roles in many locations.  Contact: Voluntary Services, St Michael’s Hospice, 25 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0LB. 01424 445177. Or www.stmichaelshospice.com