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Malvern Cube - Youth Empowerment Volunteers / Two new Trustees

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 a team.

Two new Trustees with either legal or building management experience are needed to help manage and develop the centre. The existing Trustee group has an amazing range of skills and expertise but these are two areas where help is needed. The current trustees are lively and committed so new trustees will need energy and enthusiasm, as well as a good sense of humour and possibly patience!

Malvern Hills Repair Café - Refreshment volunteers

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 Hills District Council - Tourist Information volunteers

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 - mentoring support

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 - Parents 1st volunteers

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) - music/singing volunteer

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.

The Clothing Exchange Malvern - Marketing & Development volunteer

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 - Arts Group Assistant

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).

Hastings Residential Care Home - Befriending Volunteers

Hastings Residential Care Home provides a range of care and support for residents. They’re looking for kind, patient and reliable Befriending Volunteers to support residents to stay connected with their local communities and have the special one-to-one time and stimulation that volunteers can offer. The role is flexible and volunteers will be supported by staff and receive on-going training. Travel expenses are paid. There are no age limits to volunteering and young people doing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards are very welcome.

Malvern Theatres - Creative Art Workshop Assistant

Malvern Theatres offers a diverse selection of live arts, film and education work. They’re looking for a Creative Art Workshop Assistant to help with art workshops for participants with a range of needs. The assistant would support a member of the group who has physical disabilities and assist with making teas and coffees. Volunteers need to be friendly with a good sense of humour, preferably with an interest in art and an awareness of how best to assist someone with physical disabilities.

Sight Concern, Malvern - A Minutes Secretary

Sight Concern, Malvern is a local charity dedicated to supporting blind and partially sighted people to lead independent and fulfilling lives. A Minutes Secretary is needed to take notes at four evening meetings a year, to type up the minutes afterwards and distribute them to committee members. The volunteer would need to be computer literate, happy to attend meetings relating to finance and be prepared to use their own computer for typing up and sending out the minutes.

Cats Protection - Retail Heroes

Cats Protection is the UK's leading cat welfare charity. They’d love to find some Retail Heroes to help them in their shop at Barnards Green. Tasks include sorting and steaming donations, pricing and tagging items to prepare them for sale, greeting customers, serving on the till, creating displays, filling shelves and generally helping with the customers. Volunteers from all backgrounds and of all ages, from 14+, are very welcome. No experience is required, volunteers simply need to be friendly and welcoming! Community Action works hard to prevent older

Fortis Living - Café Assistants

Fortis Living is a Housing Association who help create successful and resilient local communities. They’re seeking Café Assistants to help out Monday to Saturday from 12 noon to 2pm for their café in Clarence Park Village, Malvern Link. Volunteers can choose the day/time that suits them and the role will involve taking orders, serving drinks, clearing tables and chatting to visitors. Volunteers should be friendly and welcoming and enjoy the company of older people.

Girlguiding - Guiding Volunteers

Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK, helping to build young women's confidence and raise their aspirations. They’d love to find some Guiding Volunteers to help and have adventures with Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers in Malvern and Upton. Groups are in danger of having to close unless new helpers are found. No previous experience of Guiding is required, although welcomed. Training and mentoring given. Volunteers need to be 16+ (no upper age limit!).

For further details of any of these opportunities please leave a message on our contact us page or give us a call.

 

Success Stories

Here are some of the organisations and volunteers we've helped recently:

  • Treasurer - Upton Community Care
  • Host Volunteer - EIL
  • Home Visitor - Sight Concern
  • Mentor - Mentor Link
  • Instructor - Malvern Air Cadets
  • Receptionist - Clarence Park Village
  • Volunteer - Tenbury Museum
  • Volunteer - Nightstop (Wyre Forest & South Worcs)
  • Charity Shop Volunteer - Barnards Green
  • Clerical - Vol. Bridge Training & Development
  • Receptionist - Citizens Advice, South Worcs
  • Riding Helper - Malvern Hills Riding for the Disabled
  • Website Manager - Malvern Special Families
  • Receptionist - Lyttelton Well Counselling Service
  • 2 Trustees (Finance) - Malvern Special Families
  • Reader - Malvern Talking Newspapers
  • Relief Driver - Malvern Library, Services to Readers at Home
  • Volunteer Advocate - Onside Independent Advocacy
Please have a look at our 'Featured Opportunities' and if you don't find what you're looking for please contact us as we have lots of other varied roles on our books.