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  1. 1. The ATRIUM on Wed 9th November, 11 am – 3 pm For more information: www.uclan.ac.uk/futuresevents 01772 895858
  2. 2. Active Mediation S.E.E.D and Breathe Eating Disorder ServiceRole: Volunteer Mediator Role: Administrators, Book-keepers, Marketing Designers, Support Group Fa- cilitators, BefriendersDuties: Involvement in 2 cases, visits to homes in pairs to listen to people andtheir concerns and to explain the mediation process to facilitate mediation Number of Volunteers: Unlimitedmeetings. Degree: Not requiredSkills: Communication, interpersonal skills, confidentiality, a non-judgemental Level of Commitment: 6 hours a week, for a minimum of 6 months (neg)and impartial approach CRB: Required & 2 referencesNumber of Volunteers: 8-12 volunteers needed Training Offered: Mandatory training programme, differs according toDegree: Any degree role.Level of Commitment: 2-3 hours per week, minimum 12 months Lynne Deery, Service CoordinatorCRB: Required help@breathe-therapy.co.uk www.lancashireseed.btik.com www.breathe-therapy.co.uk Tel: 0844 391 5539Training Offered: 4 day training course—workbook completion, on-goingsupport or supervision 01772 558978 www.preston.gov.uk/activemediation activemediation@preston.gov.ukAge ConcernRole: Community Links Volunteer Spectrum AssociationDuties: To offer social contact for people over the age of 55 who have beenassessed by the coordinator as either lonely or isolatedSkills: A liking for and an empathy with older people; being able to support This organisation seeks to promote community cohesion through an an-the older person to regain hobbies and interests; an ability to support the older nual carnival group.person to maintain their independence.Number of Volunteers: UnspecifiedDegree: Any degree Please speak to our representatives for infor-Level of Commitment: 1-2 hours per week (plus travelling time), on a week- mation about our volunteering opportunities, orly basis (own licence & vehicle preferred) visit our website.CRB: RequiredTraining Offered: induction trainingMore volunteer opportunities available, including: Social Luncheon Volunteer, Volun-teer Sales Person www.fiftyfiveplus.org.uk Spectrum.association@hotmail.com help@55plus.org.uk www.spectrum-association.co.uk 01772552850
  3. 3. Positive Living at Renaissance Barnardo’s Moving On, Barnardo’s Works, Preston NightstopBefrienders - to Adults Role: Numeracy/Literacy Support Worker (Barnardo’s Works) Duties: Supporting service users by delivering basic literacy and numeracyRole: Administration Volunteer sessions on a 1:1 basis or groupwork setting, also support the delivery of confi-Duties: Administration dence building sessions, team building exercises to our service usersSkills: A willingness to support others and an interest in issues on HIV & Skills: Communication, interpersonal skills, confidentiality, a non-judgementalsexual health and impartial approachNumber of Volunteers: Unspecified Number of Volunteers: UnspecifiedDegree: Any degree Degree: Ideally social care/teacher training/counselling but not essentialLevel of Commitment: 3 hours a week, for a minimum of 6 months Level of Commitment: negotiable (approx. 4hrs per week)CRB: Required CRB: RequiredTraining Offered: Access to in house training available Training Offered: Full induction package, regular supervision sessions & de- velopment opportunities More volunteer opportunities available, including: Administrator, Advice Work- www.positive-living.org.uk er, Floating Support Worker tmulcahy@druglinelancs.co.uk www.barnardos.org.uk (01772) 253840 01772 788775Rock FM’s Cash for Kids The Children’s SocietyRole: Charity Volunteer—Christmas Appeal Role: Independent VisitorsDuties: Organising, sorting toys in preparation for distribution as Christmas Duties: Matched to a young person in care to carry out a befriending role togifts to local children (mainly based in the radio station) build long term relationship. Involve the young person in new activities toSkills: Team spirit needed build confidence and independence.Number of Volunteers: Unlimited Skills: Strong commitment and interest to supporting young people in theDegree: Any degree care sectorLevel of Commitment: Any time Number of Volunteers: UnlimitedCRB: Unspecified Degree: Any degreeTraining Offered: Unspecified Level of Commitment: 2 visits per month, weekend or night, 2 year commit- ment CRB: Required Training Offered: 2 full days & 1 evening compulsory training, fully support- ed at all times, and supervised. Also, Placement Support role available. www.rockfm.co.uk/charity www.childrenssociety.org.uk charity@rockfm.co.uk crl@childrenssociety.org.uk 01772 477834 01772 256900
  4. 4. Fair for AllRole: IT VolunteerDuties: To design and maintain websiteRole: Event VolunteerDuties: To support in all aspects of preparation and planning of events This programme provides opportunities for the most disadvantaged youngRole: Fundraising Volunteer people in the local community to engage positively and contribute to a fairerDuties: Leaflet distribution and equal soceity for all.Skills: Motivation is the key c/o Community GatewayNumber of Volunteers: Unspecified Deltic House Strand RoadDegree: Any degree PrestonLevel of Commitment: Unspecified PR1 8UYCRB: UnspecifiedTraining Offered: Unspecified Tel: 01772 268030 or 07885 569866 fairforall@hotmail.co.uk Email: prestonunited@yahoo.co.uk 07791 671083 Preston Guild Wide range of Volunteer Roles:  Artistic Delivery Support  Business Administration & Communication Support  Community Support  Creative Support  Documentary Support A service for disabled people and their carers and families in the Preston area.  Events Monitoring Support It has specialist staff and volunteers and is geared towards users from the eth-  Events Support nic minority community but its doors are open to everyone!  Logistical Support  Marketing Support 3/5 Oakham Court  Translation & Interpretation Services Avenham  Volunteer Programme Support Preston For more details go to web link http:// PR1 3XP www.prestonguild2012.com/be-a-guilder Tel: 01772 822700 www.prestonguild2012.com/volunteering Fax. 01772 259410 guild2012@preston.gov.uk Email: enquiries.pukar@hotmail.com 01772 903605
  5. 5. Heartbeat Role: Fundraising Group Leader Duties: Organise and co-ordinate events to generate income. Recruit group members.Your Prescap the creative centre of a thriving society in Lancashire and beyond Skills: Unspecified Number of Volunteers: 1 We were born out of the community in 1985, and have been rooted in the Degree: Event Management community for over 25 years. Nowadays, we use a wide range of art forms to Level of Commitment: Self-regulated and time dependentsupport regeneration, social cohesion and community development. We priori- CRB: Not requiredtise work with hard to reach and socially excluded individuals, groups and com- Training Offered: Induction & Job Specific munities in Lancashire, and across the North West, helping them to explore, realise and value their full potential. More volunteer roles available, including: General Fundraising Administration, Website administration/social media.Arts & Media CentreFox St Preston Email: bernie@prescap.co.uk www.heartbeat-nwcc.org.ukPR1 2AB Email: Richard@prescap.co.uk info@heartbeat-nwcc.org.ukRichard at Preston FM Tel: 01772 887785 01772 717147 Help Direct Role: Social Networking Volunteer Duties: Maintaining & updating facebook & twitter, uploading photos, as- sisting with data inputting. Skills: Ability to use social networking sites Number of Volunteers: 1Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council was established Degree: Any degree in 1968 to help free you from the fear of any discrimination. The organisation Level of Commitment: Limited to office hoursreceives financial support from the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Big CRB: Required Lottery Fund and local government authorities. Training Offered: Induction, & other training opportunities may be available More volunteer roles available, including: Voluntary Office Advisor, Voluntary Town Hall Annexe Outreach Worker (2), Volunteer Events Worker (2), Voluntary Community Be- Birley Street friender, Volunteer Administrator Preston www.helpdirect.org.uk PR1 2RL bethblenkinship@helpdirect.org.uk TEL: 01772 906422 0303 333 1111 EMAIL: admin@prestonrec.org.uk
  6. 6. IntactRole: Young Person VolunteerDuties: Homework club, school holiday schemes, sports sessionsSkills: UnspecifiedNumber of Volunteers: UnlimitedDegree: Any degreeLevel of Commitment: Be clear & honest about how much time you PRESTON CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL – is organised by a team of volunteers, whohave to offer tirelessly work throughout the year planning, organising, and running theCRB: Generally required event.Training Offered: Unspecified OUR Carnival is open to people of all ages and is a platform for anyone whoMore volunteer opportunities available, including: Catering Volunteer, IT Vol- wishes to promote the essence of all that is positive about Caribbean Carnivalunteer, Outreach Volunteer. and in particular local young people from the many communities, which make up Preston City. 01772 760760 Helen.dixon@intact-preston.org.uk Dian Flannagan bequia.babe@btinternet.com Please speak to our representatives for information about our volunteering opportunities, or visit our website. Please speak to our representatives for information about our volunteering www.integratepreston.org.uk opportunities, or visit our website. enquiries@integratepreston.org.uk 01772 730310 www.prestoncvs.org
  7. 7. Moor Nook Estate Management BoardRole: Community Involvement OfficerDuties: Working with community groups to plan and manage community pro-jects; marketing new ideas to the community and assisting in the design anddistribution of publicity material. Will be required to take minutes and typeup.Skills: Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), must be com-mitted to making a difference for local people. Friendly, approachable, anddedicated and able to work on own initiative.Number of Volunteers: 1 Lancashire BME PactDegree: Marketing, PR, Advertising, Community Development relatedLevel of Commitment: 10 hours per week, flexible Please speak to our representatives for information about our volunteeringCRB: Required opportunities, or visit our website.Training Offered: On the jobwww.helpdirect.org.uk www.lancashire-bme-pact.org.ukbethblenkinship@helpdirect.org.uk Christina@lancashire-bme-pact.org.uk0303 333 1111 01254 398959 Lancashire Community Finance Role: Website Volunteer Duties: To update and reorganise the website. Skills: Experience of Dreamweaver software Number of Volunteers: 1 Degree: Any degree, computing background beneficial Level of Commitment: UnspecifiedEstablished in 2011, to research, celebrate and preserve black history and cul- CRB: Unspecifiedture, a shared history for all. Activities include education, training and celebra- Training Offered: Unspecified tory activities. Please speak to our representatives for information about our volunteering opportunities. www.lancashirecommunityfinance.co.uk 07583 343866 AnnByrne@lancashirecommunityfinance.co.uk christina.cooper93@yahoo.com 01772 556877
  8. 8. Useful Links UCLan Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership The Institute aims to find volunteering opportunities to suit individual needs and support volunteers in developing youth led projects. Visit us: Harrington Building Room 133 Tel: 01772 893669 Email: RGurjee@uclan.ac.uk Please speak to our representatives for information about our volunteering opportunities, or visit our website. UCLan Placements Unit Work experience and placement opportunities for students and graduates. Lancashire County Council Volunteering Tel: 01772 892248 www.lancashire.gov.uk/volunteer Email: centralplacements@uclan.ac.uk lccvolunteering@lancashire.gov.uk Graduate Talentpool http://graduatetalentpool.direct.gov.uk A new service set up by the government that matches graduates with internshipLancashire Global Education Centre opportunities. You can search for internship vacancies in the North West and across the UK.Role: Education VolunteerDuties: Development of lessons for teachers to be published online focusedon current events National Council for Work ExperienceSkills: Ability to work independently, interest in international development www.work-experience.orgissues, interest in charity sector, good English-language writing skills Work experience opportunities for the benefit of students and organisations.Number of Volunteers: 1Degree: Education or International Development FledglingsLevel of Commitment: 1-2 days per month for academic year www.fledglings.net Industrial placements and graduate careers.CRB: Not requiredTraining Offered: Induction StepMore volunteer roles available, including: Marketing Volunteer, Enterprise Vol- www.step.org.ukunteer, Grant-Writing Volunteer Providing talented and ambitious students and graduates with the best project www.lgec.org.uk focused placements. lgec@lgec.org.uk Tel: 01772 252299 Fax: 01772 888174