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Spring 2012

Education and Theology

What? Helper Where? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust When? Negotiable Various opportunities available working in practical conservation, events and education, survey work, project work in things such as marine or peat and trainee placement. What? Buddy Where? BUGG (BTCV) When? Wednesday PM Twice a Month Breaking down barriers between able bodied and disabled young people. Offering help, support and encouragement with environmental projects. What? Support Assistant Where? Youth Offending Team When? Negotiable Supporting young people in a wide range of settings throughout the Integrated Young People’s Service. Community panel members, youth club support, mentoring.

more opportunities What? Helper Where? Friends of St Nicholas Fields When? Negotiable Opportunities in practical conservation, energy / renewables / sustainability, events management and a wildlife watch group. What? Christian Schools Worker Where? York Schools and Youth Trust (YoYo) When? Negotiable Planning and leading RE lessons and assemblies and after school clubs. What? Helper Where? Friends of York Hospitals When? Negotiable Opportunities including working as a guide, working in the library, working on specific wards and fundraising. What? Learning Support Worker Where? City of York Council When? Negotiable, two hours per eek Helping tutor in class or with informal learning.

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Spring 2012

chaya manawamma


Chaya has volunteered in the Alumni Development Office, at St Thomas’ Parish Church and in various projects in the university such as ‘Careers. Officially Not Scary’. Chaya is now the new ‘Freecycle’ Co-ordinator. She said “I want to make the most of university life and engage in the community”.

internal opportunities What? Language Buddy Where? York St John University When? Four hours per month minimum Working with women whose second language is English. Socialising with them to assist the development of their English language skills. What? Coffee / Tea Afternoon Helper Where? York St John Students’ Union When? Wednesdays 2 - 4.30pm Making coffee / tea and serving biscuits cakes to older residents of Heworth at St Wulstan’s Church.

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What? Helper Where? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust When? Negotiable Various opportunities available working in practical conservation, events and...