|Barnardo's||Camilla Zuliani||Use website||http://www.barnardos.org.uk/get_involved/volunteering/volunteering-search.htm||Various locations||Chose from Fundraising and Children's Services volunteering opportunities on their website.||Date/ time: Various|
Being a volunteer with Barnardo’s means essentially contributing to the charity’s ability to reach some of the most vulnerable children in the UK, while gaining valuable experience in the charity sector, meeting new people and enjoying yourself. Please browse our website for a variety of volunteering roles in either Children's Services or Fundraising. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up so ring up ASAP.
|Gunnersbury Park & Museum||Ellie||7753311258||http://www.visitgunnersbury.org/get-involved/volunteer/||Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane, London, Ealing & Hounslow, W3 8LQ||Community Kitchen Garden Volunteer||The Community Kitchen Garden is situated within one of the original walled gardens that once provided Gunnersbury’s occupants with edible produce and cut flowers. Volunteers have been developing the site since 2012 with the aim of reviving the culture of food growing at Gunnersbury.|
You will be:
- Supporting the Head Gardener and other volunteers to develop and maintain the kitchen garden.
- Assisting with general seasonal gardening duties that may include sowing seeds, planting, weeding, watering, digging beds and other tasks as and when required by the Head Gardener.
- Participating in horticulture and conservation projects in the wider parkland.
- Engaging with visitors to the park and talking to them about the garden
Sessions are every Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP
|Green Corridor (Garden Volunteer)||Sophie Edney||7401703486||http://www.greencorridor.org.uk/get-involved/||Merton, SW19 SJY||Green Corridor, Heathrow - Garden Assistant||This is a great chance for volunteers to stretch their legs while giving their community life-changing skills to grow their own food. The Garden Assistant will support Green Corridor’s sites and projects across West London, while earning valuable career skills in the non-profit and horticultural sectors. Main tasks will include: assisting with plant and tree care (e.g. watering, weeding, planting, seed collection/sowing, harvesting), helping volunteer teams, community outreach, and helping us keep our learning centre running smoothly. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP|
|Merton Mencap (Disabilities)||Ann Baldwin||0208 687 0965||http://www.mertonmencap.org.uk/volunteer.php||The Wilson Hospital, Cranmer Road, Mitcham, Merton, CR4 4TP||Merton Mencap - Activity Support Volunteer|
We are looking for fun, fantastic volunteers who can be creative and get children and young people with disabilities involved in activities which can include games, art and craft, sports and also to ensure the safety of the young people we support when out in the community.
Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP
|High Path Centre (Elderly day care)||Duncan Badenoch||2082745361||http://www.merton.gov.uk/health-social-care/adult-social-care/help-at-home/daycentres/hpresourcecentre.htm||South Wimbledon, Merton, SW19 SJY||Social and Leisure||Helping with social and leisure based activities in a day centre for adults with learning disabilities. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP|
|Westbury Community Centre (Elderly)||Shirley Knox||2086648101||183 Handcroft Rd, Broad Green, CR0 2SN||Elderly Care Home Activities Assistant||Assisting with services at the centre, helping out with activities such as arts and crafts, playing board games and reading. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP|
|British Heart Foundation, Twickenham (Retail)||Manager||020 8892 7226||https://www.bhf.org.uk/about-us/find-bhf-near-you/twickenham-bhf-shop||27 King Street, Twickenham, TW1 3SD||Retail Assistant||Help out in the shop, deadling with customer queries, sorting clothes, designing window displays and supporting other staff members. Make sure you mention HeadStart when you call. Places could fill up fast so ring up ASAP|
|Prospex||Richard- aka- Beef||2076077626||http://www.prospex.org.uk/||Piper Close, N7 8TQ||Youth Club Volunteer||Volunteers are required to work alongside Youth Workers in the running of youth club activities such as sports, arts and crafts, cooking, games, team building challenges and assisting on projects where needed. Volunteers need to have the ability to relate to and to build and maintain positive relationships with the young people attending our services.|
|Selhurst Children's Centre||Debbie||0208 684 3777||http://www.selhurstchildrenscentre.co.uk/||23 Dagnall Park, South Norwood, London, SE25 5PL|
Children's Activity Volunteer
|Description- You will be supporting the Afterschool and Weekend Clubs to help out with delivering a range of fun and educational activities, suitable for children of all ages including arts and crafts, cooking, outdoor activities and sporty games.Important- Please wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes e.g trainers. Wear clothes you do not mind getting messy.|