An open minded Trainee
Adviser is needed in Tenbury to help people
deal with a range of problems including debt,
housing and employment issues. Volunteers
need to be friendly, good listeners and have
good IT skills. Full training is provided. Citizens
Advice is also looking for a Clerk to the Board of
Trustees to provide admin support 5-6 times a
year in Malvern at their board meetings.
Malvern Cube - Youth Empowerment Volunteers
Malvern Cube is a vibrant community centre
hosting a variety of activities for all ages. They
need Youth Empowerment Volunteers to help
support professional youth workers running
groups and delivering activities. Activities
include craft, cooking, art, outdoor activities,
developing resilience, drama, music, gaming,
films etc. and groups include Skate & Scoot,
LGBT, Art Project, Café and Autism Support.
Volunteers need to be enthusiastic,
comfortable around young people and good in
Malvern Hills Repair Café offers a relaxed and
friendly environment where people can bring
broken, faulty or damaged items to be repaired.
The Café is held on the 3rd Saturday of the
month from 10am-1pm. They’d love to find
Refreshment volunteers to meet and greet and
help serve teas, coffees and cake and they also
need Sewing volunteers to repair clothing and
soft furnishings, by hand or machine. All sewing
equipment provided but volunteers welcome to
bring their own machine if preferred.
Malvern Special Families works with children
and young adults with disabilities. They require
a Trustee Treasurer to assist the Board of
Trustees to oversee the financial affairs of the
organisation and ensure they meet accepted
accounting practice. A volunteer would need
financial acumen and experience of producing
management accounts. There is a bookkeeper
to support the Treasurer. The role will require a
DBS check and at least two years’ commitment.
There are approx. 10 meetings per year.
Malvern Hills District Council is the Local
Authority for the Malvern Hills District. They’d
like to find Tourist Information volunteers for
their TICs in Malvern and Upton, to chat to
visitors, promote the Malverns, sell
merchandise and record visitor numbers.
Volunteers need to have good communication
skills and a friendly and approachable manner.
Knowledge of the local area preferred.
Volunteers need basic computer skills and be
able to use a till. Full training will be given.
Mentor Link is a national organisation
supporting vulnerable and distressed children
by providing volunteer mentors. Malvern
Volunteers are needed to give 1-to-1 mentoring
support in schools for children who are facing
difficulties. The aim is to help young people
achieve positive changes and remain engaged
with their families, learning and community.
Volunteers need to have excellent listening and
communication skills and be patient and be
non-judgemental. Full training given.
Zest for Life - Volunteers to help prepare and serve food
Zest for Life is a not-for-profit group based at
the Octagon Community Centre, Malvern. They
run a Wednesday lunch club providing a hot
lunch followed by activities such as arts and
crafts and board games. They’re looking for
friendly volunteers from 11am-2pm to help
prepare and serve food, wash up and put things
away. Volunteers can choose to help with all
the tasks or just the ones that interest them
and can join in with the lunch and activities
when they're not doing any duties.
Action for Children is a national charity helping
vulnerable people in the UK. They’re hoping to
recruit Parents 1st volunteers to help run
parenting courses. Following a 10 week training
course volunteers would pair up with a
practioner to run a course in their local area.
Volunteers need to be welcoming, friendly and
non judgemental, confident and with good
communication skills. Volunteers would also
need to be committed to the role, able to help
plan sessions and work as part of a team.
Age UK (Malvern & Worcestershire) is the
country’s largest charity helping people make
the most of later life. They’re looking for a
music/singing volunteer to join them from time
to time to play music and lead singing at their
weekly Tuesday coffee mornings in Malvern
Link. If you own a musical instrument and
would be happy to play and/or lead singing for
a short time at the coffee morning you will be
very welcome! This does not need to be a
regular weekly commitment, an occasional visit
would also be appreciated.
Citizens Advice South Worcestershire provides
free, impartial, confidential advice on a wide
range of issues. They’re seeking Adviser
volunteers who will offer face to face support
for Universal Credit applicants, from initial
contact through to their first payment.
Volunteers need to have good listening and IT
skills, have a good level of literacy and
numeracy, be open minded and enjoy helping
people. Volunteers are required for at least 1
day per week. Full training/support provided.
The Clothing Exchange Malvern offers a free
children's clothes swap service. They need a
Marketing & Development volunteer to help
2.5 hours per month on a Thursday morning
to welcome people to the Exchange, help
with publicity, liaise with the local community
and set up and develop social media. They’re
looking for a friendly volunteer who is happy
to chat to people, has an interest in clothes
and wants to help parents save money and
prevent clothes going to waste.
Conquest Art is a national group for people with
disabilities to enjoy participation in creative art.
They’d love to find an Arts Group Assistant to
help twice a month, on Thursday afternoons, in
Malvern Link. Volunteers will set up the room,
make drinks, assist participants and clear away at
the end. Volunteers need to have a friendly and
caring nature, be physically cable of setting out
tables/chairs, making drinks and clearing away at
the end of the session. Art experience is not
essential (though could be put to good use).
Fortis Living is a Housing Association who help
create successful and resilient local
communities. They’re seeking volunteer
receptionists at their Clarence Park Village,
Wednesday-Friday, 1-4pm. Volunteers meet and
greet residents and visitors, answer their
questions, refer them to office staff to help
resolve queries and answer the telephone.
Friendly volunteers who like chatting to people
will enjoy this role. There is some flexibility on the
days/hours and training will be given.