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Frontline Volunteers: Working With the Police
Frontline Volunteers: Working With the Police
New roles for volunteers within the policing community have given many individuals a chance to contribute to public safety and service. Here are some examples of how…...
Hospice Volunteering
Hospice Volunteering
Most towns now have a hospice providing residential and day care, and such organisations depend upon a range of volunteers to undertake vital tasks....
Hospital Radio
Hospital Radio
How hospital radio can be a fun way of helping others whilst doing something you’re passionate about at the same time. How you need to gain an appreciation of the…...
Providing Transport in the Community
Providing Transport in the Community
The role of a community transport driver. How to get involved, what it entails and what qualifications you need. How you’ll receive proper training and how the work…...
Volunteer Caring
Volunteer Caring
How there are a vast range of volunteering roles you can do which fit into the broader spectrum of ‘voluntary caring’ and organisations which rely heavily on volunteers....
Volunteer With Your Local Fire Service
Volunteer With Your Local Fire Service
Want to know how to become a volunteer firefighter and what is required of you - find out here....
Volunteering and the Big Society
Volunteering and the Big Society
David Cameron, currently British Prime Minister, has had the Big Society concept as a central part of his vision for the UK since he became leader of the Conservative…...
Volunteering for a Telephone Helpline
Volunteering for a Telephone Helpline
Volunteering for a telephone helpline requires patience and tact and can make a lasting difference to the lives of callers...
Volunteering for Older People
Volunteering for Older People
How volunteering when you’re older can have an immensely powerful impact both physically and psychologically. The reasons why older volunteers are highly valued by…...
Volunteering With Meals on Wheels
Volunteering With Meals on Wheels
Volunteer with meals and wheels and ensure that vulnerable members of the community receive vital nutrition....
Volunteering With St John's Ambulance
Volunteering With St John's Ambulance
Volunteer with St John's Ambulance and help offer first aid at events...
Volunteering With the National Trust
Volunteering With the National Trust
the attraction of the National Trust as a volunteering opportunity and the diverse range of projects and roles you can choose from. How the National Trust welcomes…...
Work as a Respite Carer
Work as a Respite Carer
This article looks at what a respite carer is and what they do and also what you can do if you would like to become a respite carer...
Working for OXFAM
Working for OXFAM
How a voluntary job at Oxfam is much more than simply working in one of its shops. Other ways you can get involved and the range of projects you might be able to offer…...
Working on Environmental and Conservation Projects
Working on Environmental and Conservation Projects
The variety of voluntary work within conservation and the environment sector. The benefits of this type of work and the importance of being willing and able to meet…...
Working with Animal Welfare
Working with Animal Welfare
The many ways in which you can volunteer to work in animal welfare and the types of organisations you can find out how to get involved. The main issues surrounding…...
Working with Children or Adults with Special Needs
Working with Children or Adults with Special Needs
How volunteering to work with people with special needs can have a dramatically positive impact on how you perceive yourself as a person. The range of ‘special needs’…...
Working with the Homeless
Working with the Homeless
Some examples of ways you can work with the homeless. The kinds of skills and personal qualities required and organisations you can approach for further information....
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