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Volunteer in Herefordshire!

Opportunities August 2010 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


olunteers wanted ountywide August  St Michael’s Hospice is seeking friendly and welcoming

receptionists, particularly for Thursday evening and at weekends. Alternatively, volunteers required to chat to patients, make drinks and deal with flowers and cards. Volunteers work on 3hr shifts.

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A centre for brain injured adults would like to find people to volunteer on a one to one basis with its clients to enable them to participate in activities such as gardening, woodwork, art, IT, music, fitness, cooking and office work.

Call 0800 912 2339 The Community Fundraiser

Young people living in supported accommodation are moving on to independent lives. To help with this transition they need to cook cheap but nutritious food. So if you enjoy

showing others how to cook basic budget meals, your help would be greatly appreciated.

Call 0800 912 2339 Heartstart recruits people to train as instructors in emergency life support. Initially volunteers will support the trained volunteers with registration, setting up rooms and helping where necessary on the training courses. When fully trained, the volunteers will deliver their own emergency life support courses to the public.

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for Acorns Hospice needs on an ad hoc basis an outgoing and approachable person to assist with talks and presentations about the work of the Hospice or to attend cheque presentations. You will need access to transport.

Call 0800 912 2339 Remap engineers, carpenters and technicians are volunteers who make or adapt a wide variety of devices and gadgets to help disabled people lead a normal life and keep their independence. Each volunteer works at home on his or her own project but meets up on a monthly basis. They give as much or as little time as they wish. They are now seeking more helpers across the county.

Call 0800 912 2339

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


olunteers wanted eominster and orth erefordshire Christmas might seem a long way off, but the

Cards for Good Causes charity is already getting organised for its annual presence in the Leominster Library. It would like to find volunteers to help and serve customers between 25 Oct and 18 December. Sessions are normally 3hrs, Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Call 0800 912 2339

All the charity shops in Leominster need more help. A few hours a week would make a lot of difference to Oxfam, YMCA, Tenovus, Forces Support, Sue Ryder, St Michaels Hospice and ECHO.

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olunteers wanted oss on ye Area Have a flair for creating leaflets on a computer? Then

Ross in Bloom needs you to design and produce some pamphlets to promote its work.

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A residential centre for people with learning disabilities is seeking volunteer drivers for its people carrier, taking the residents on short trips locally as and when needed.

Call 0800 912 2339

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


Volunteers wanted in

The Kington Area

The Kington Area

The Friends

of St Mary’s Church in Kington would like to find an additional committee member to help with fundraising for the architectural restoration of the building.

Call 0800 912 2339

Become an Earth

Heritage champion by taking part in an innovative project to involve local people in conservation, monitoring and utilisation of key geological sites in the Kington area. Training will be provided to include identification of geological features, how to deliver a guided walk, conservation techniques and vegetation clearance.

Call 0800 912 2339

Volunteers wanted in

The Golden Valley

The Golden Valley

The Madley

Environmental Centre has 15 acres of diverse woodland and meadows and is seeking volunteers to help with removing debris and invasive plants from its ponds, including coppicing

willow trees.

Call 0800 912 2339

Girlguiding is flourishing in Herefordshire (unlike other counties in England) so they need your help with the wide range of activities they offer. There are girlguiding units all over the county ranging from Rainbows and Brownies through to Guides and Senior Section. Lots of fun guaranteed.

Call 0800 912 2339

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


There is so much to gain from volunteering. It can help to: • update your skills • develop new ones; • increase your confidence; • get you out of the house and meet new people, • provide work experience, • look good on your CV, • provide references, • give something back to the community and make you feel useful. There are currently over 500 different volunteering opportunities throughout Herefordshire. If you would like to find out more please contact Herefordshire Volunteer Centre Free on 0800 912 2339 or log on to www.doit.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


Volunteer Opportunities August 2010