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Discover DeCrypt Volunteers Open Day

Thu 18th Jan, 2018


Volunteers Wanted! 

Would you like to be involved in creative community work in the centre of Gloucester?  

 

Discover DeCrypt is the project to regenerate the church of St Mary de Crypt and the Old Crypt Schoolrooms in Southgate Street. We are looking for volunteers of all kinds to play a central part in the future of these wonderful buildings. 

 
Come and find out more!

Discover DeCrypt

Volunteers Open Day

Wednesday 24 January

2pm

St Mary de Lode Church Hall

St Mary’s Square (off Archdeacon Street)


The buildings will be closed to the public throughout 2018 while builders carry out the renovation work, but we will be just as busy as ever with plenty for volunteers to do as we take our community art project around the city and spread the word about the new facilities that will be on offer.  Then from 2019 a full programme of activities and events will start, with opportunities to take part in welcoming and guiding, education, art events, music, drama and poetry performance, historical research, exhibitions and more.  
 

For information please contact Jess Gordon, Community Engagement Officer, Discover DeCrypt jessicagordon@discoverdecrypt.org.uk  01452 385070



Volunteer Placement Success

Tue 19th Dec, 2017

We've received some great feedback from Leonard Cheshire about a volunteer we sent:
XXX is another success story. She started a couple of months ago as a volunteer working in a number of roles but as soon as she had the opportunity to prove herself she was offered a job with as a support worker. She has been great and the support from your organisation is essential and provides so much support to so many people directly helping to improve the quality of peoples  lives.




Chair of Trustees with Cheltenham Open Door (VG)

Mon 18th Dec, 2017

Location: 39 Grosvenor St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2SQ

Would you like to lead the board of trustees and enable it to fulfil its purpose of providing a lifeline of hope, food and practical support for people in need?... -more-

 


Youthwork Volunteer with The Door with The Door (Youth Project) (VG)

Wed 13th Dec, 2017

Location: Stroud District

The Door provides a drop-in service where young people can take part in recreational activities, find support and advice about various issues such as benefits, housing, mental health issues, the youth justice system, education and unemployment,... -more-

 


Photography volunteer at Westonbirt with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Wed 13th Dec, 2017

Location: The National Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

A key part of Westonbirt's marketing is to inspire their visitors by using visually appealing photographs to support their social media campaigns. The Marketing Support officer is keen to identify and fill gaps in the current database and is looking... -more-

 


Cafe Volunteer for Leisure@Cheltenham with The Cheltenham Trust (VG)

Wed 13th Dec, 2017

Location: Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN

The Café at the heart of Leisure@Cheltenham leisure centre believes in delivering great customer service to its patrons. They are looking for volunteers to support the Food and Beverage Coordinator in the running of the hospitality and catering... -more-

 


General Maintenance Volunteer with The Cheltenham Trust (VG)

Wed 13th Dec, 2017

Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN

Do you enjoy painting, decorating, gardening and generally keeping a place ship-shape? That's what you'd be doing at the Prince of Wales Stadium in this role!... -more-

 


Charity Shop Retail Assistant with The Door (Youth Project) (VG)

Wed 13th Dec, 2017

Location: The Door Shop, 45 High St, Stroud, GL5 1AN

Join the amazing team of staff and volunteer shop assistants in 'The Door' Shop, raising funds for 'The Door' Youth Project! Roles include: - till work - merchandising - stock rotation - window displays - stock preparation - and more... -more-

 


Volunteer Parent / Carer Support Worker with The Door (Youth Project) (VG)

Mon 11th Dec, 2017

Location: Stroud District

Some families need extra support and in this role you can make a real difference! You will be there during initial interviews helping participants identify and achieve their own goals for a healthier lifestyle - especially in relation to... -more-

 


Shop Assistant with Scope Cirencester

Fri 8th Dec, 2017

Location: 26 Dyer Street,, Cirencester, GL7 2PF

Do you believe that disabled people should have the same opportunities as everyone else ? Scope’s retail shops create vital income for the charity and an opportunity exists to make a difference by helping out at their Cirencester shop. The... -more-

 


Helping young disabled people learn to cook with The Wiggly Worm (VG)

Wed 6th Dec, 2017

Location: National Star College, Cotswold Way, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9QU

We are what we eat. But it's hard to learn what is best when you have other difficulties to overcome. Are you interested in food? In particular healthy and nutritional food?! Do you think you could help young people with disabilities learn about... -more-

 


Fundraising to support those affected by pregnancy related issues and loss with Footsteps Counselling and Care

Wed 6th Dec, 2017

Location: 51 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2NW

Footsteps is a charity who believe people deserve professional support when affected by pregnancy related problems and loss. They are looking to increase their presence and need additional members for their fundraising team. You would be joining... -more-

 


Fundraising Administrator with Save Childhood Movement

Mon 4th Dec, 2017

Location: Cheltenham

Would you like to help a children's charity using your admin/spreadsheet skills? They need someone to help consolidate their research on grant making trusts and foundations that might like to support their work. The current role is an easy admin... -more-
 



Club Assistant with Edufun CIC

Fri 1st Dec, 2017

Location: Christchurch Primary School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2NR

Does the idea of working with children 4-14 to help to build communities appeal to you ? The role involves: - Assisting with registration at drop off and pick up - Assisting with snack/lunch/play times - Assisting with some planning and... -more-

 


Supporting others through advocacy with POhWER (VG)

Wed 29th Nov, 2017

Location: City Works, Offices 6-8, Alfred Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 4DF

A variety of tasks make this role varied and interesting - it can also be tailored to a certain extent to suit individual interests. You could find yourself acting as a Second Advocate, working and supporting experienced colleagues attending client... -more-

 


Shop Assistant for Katharine House Hospice in Shipston with Katharine House Hospice (VG)

Wed 29th Nov, 2017

Location: 4 Sheep Street, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AF

Charity shops play a vital role in helping fund the work of Katharine House Hospice - and are a public face for the charity in the communities patients are from. Running a successful shop takes a good team of people working together. You will play... -more-

 


Shop Assistant for Katharine House Hospice in Moreton with Katharine House Hospice (VG)

Wed 29th Nov, 2017

Location: 25 High Street, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0AD

Charity shops play a vital role in helping fund the work of Katharine House Hospice - and are a public face for the charity in the communities patients are from. Running a successful shop takes a good team of people working together. You will play... -more-

 


Aviation Museum Guide/Cafe/Receptionist with Jet Age Museum (VG)

Tue 28th Nov, 2017

Location: Meteor Business Park, Cheltenham Road East, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 9QL

Help inspire and educate visitor to the only museum in Gloucestershire dedicated to promoting the county's aviation heritage and the development of jet powered flight. You could join the Café staff serving tea, coffee and light refreshment to... -more-

 


Driver's Mates needed Gloucester - Urgent

Mon 27th Nov, 2017

This is a role that would suit anyone that is physically fit, enthusiastic, enjoys meeting people and helping their community.

The Furniture Recycling project aim to recycle furniture and household items to disadvantaged groups, such as people who are unemployed, single parents, elderly, disabled, on a low income etc,

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Warehouse Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you find gym memberships too expensive? If you like to keep active and stay in shape, volunteering in your local furniture and electrical warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. We always need helpful and active people to check in and... -more-

 


Volunteer Recruiter with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Time to meet and greet your local community ! Become an important member of the British Heart Foundation team and help to support not only your local store but BHF research into heart and circulatory disease. BHF need volunteers who are chatty,... -more-

 


Telephone / Admin Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you enjoy working with a wide variety of people ? Are you confident with using the phone ? Are you calm, collected and chatty ? BHF are always looking for friendly, confident and helpful people to join their team and become the voice of their... -more-

 


Supporting a family during a prison visit with PACT (Prison Advice and Care Trust) (VG)

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: HMP Eastwood Park, Falfield, Wootton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DB

When a loved-one is in prison, maintaining a healthy family life is difficult but by facilitating visits in a positive way, the impact on children particularly, is greatly reduced. From making cups of tea for the adults, to playing with a toddler... -more-

 


Store Merchandiser with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you have a knack for presentation, an eye for detail and enjoy making things look their best? British Heart Foundation are looking for people like you to volunteer in their Furniture and Electrical stores to help make them look as appealing and... -more-

 


Stock Generation Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Are you friendly, confident and good at building relationships ? Keen to integrate yourself into the local community? British Heart Foundation are always looking for confident, chatty, enthusiastic volunteers to generate great-quality stock. You... -more-

 


Restorer / Repairer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Are you a DIY fan? Love a bit of tinkering and putting things right? Unleash your creative flare by volunteering with the British Heart Foundation restoring donated items that are in need of a little TLC. If you have an interest in restoring... -more-

 


Customer Service Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you like meeting and helping people ? In their stores, British Heart Foundation are always looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to meet and greet customers at their Furniture and Electrical stores. Customer Service Volunteers talk... -more-

 


Cash Desk Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Wed 22nd Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you love getting into conversations? Always have a welcoming smile on your face? Get to know the people from your community with this interesting volunteering role. Gain valuable experience in customer service, maybe adding value to your CV, if... -more-

 


Store Merchandiser with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you have a knack for presentation, an eye for detail and enjoy making things look their best? British Heart Foundation are looking for people like you to volunteer in their Furniture and Electrical stores to help make them look as appealing and... -more-

 


Online Listings Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Are you 'tech savvy' ? Do you know your way around eBay (or are keen to learn how to use it profitably) ? Do you think you may have a keen eye for unusual or sought-after collectables ? Then join British Heart Foundation's volunteering team. Come... -more-

 


Online Listings Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Are you 'tech savvy' ? Do you know your way around eBay (or are keen to learn how to use it profitably) ? Do you think you may have a keen eye for unusual or sought-after collectables ? Then join British Heart Foundation's volunteering team. Come... -more-

 


Electrical Function Tester with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

Do you like playing with different gadgets, figuring out how they work and making sure they are safe to use ?Then this is the perfect volunteering role for you. British Heart Foundation looking for people like you to test the electrical equipment... -more-

 


Electrical Function Tester with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you like playing with different gadgets, figuring out how they work and making sure they are safe to use ?Then this is the perfect volunteering role for you. British Heart Foundation looking for people like you to test the electrical equipment... -more-

 


Electrical Department Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, GLoucestershire, GL1 1SL

Are you a real people person and love to help out? British Heart Foundation are always looking for people who would enjoy giving great customer service and have an interest in electrical items, gadgets and appliances. You’ll get the chance to... -more-

 


Electrical Department Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Are you a real people person and love to help out? British Heart Foundation are always looking for people who would enjoy giving great customer service and have an interest in electrical items, gadgets and appliances. You’ll get the chance to... -more-

 


Cash Desk Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you love getting into conversations? Always have a welcoming smile on your face? Get to know the people from your community with this interesting volunteering role. Gain valuable experience in customer service, maybe adding value to your CV, if... -more-

 


Warehouse Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Fri 17th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you find gym memberships too expensive? If you like to keep active and stay in shape, volunteering in your local furniture and electrical warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. We always need helpful and active people to check in and... -more-

 


Telephone/Admin Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Fri 17th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you enjoy working with a wide variety of people ? Are you confident with using the phone ? Are you calm, collected and chatty ? BHF are always looking for friendly, confident and helpful people to join their team and become the voice of their... -more-

 


Driver and helper for young visually impaired persons social group with Insight Gloucestershire

Fri 17th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

This social group (''Outlook'') meet up once or twice a month and need to drive members to and from the events and to support the members during the events. This can include reading menus, guiding, describing sporting situations and various others... -more-

 


Customer Service Volunteer with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire

Fri 17th Nov, 2017

Location: 32/40 Coronation Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7SA

Do you like meeting and helping people ? In their stores, British Heart Foundation are always looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to meet and greet their customers. Customer Service Volunteers talk to BHF's customers, make them feel... -more-

 


Receptionist (Stroud) with Change Grow Live (VG)

Thu 16th Nov, 2017

Location: Bankfield House, 13 Wallbridge, Bath Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3JG

Change Grow Live (CGL) is looking for someone to join their busy multi-disciplinary team to support them to give a responsive and informative response to each enquiry. The role will involve telephone answering and calling and keeping up to date with... -more-

 


Receptionist (Gloucester) with Change Grow Live (VG)

Thu 16th Nov, 2017

Location: Imperial Chambers, 41-43 Longsmith St, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HT

Change Grow Live (CGL) is looking for someone to join their busy multi-disciplinary team to support them to give a responsive and informative response to each enquiry. The role will involve telephone answering and calling and keeping up to date with... -more-

 


Pin Badge Fundraiser for RSPB with RSPB (VG)

Thu 16th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

Do you have a couple of hours a month to spare to do something rewarding for nature? By becoming a pin badge box volunteer, looking after our pin badge boxes in your area, you could help raise vital funds for nature. Managing the boxes is simple... -more-

 


Marketing (Website) Volunteer for 'Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum' with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Thu 16th Nov, 2017

Location: The National Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum (FOWA) work with the Forestry Commission to ensure the continued success of the National Arboretum now and in the future. FOWA do this by creating a relationship with their membership and by supporting the... -more-

 


Financial Controller with Cotswold Crusaders Boccia Club

Tue 14th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

The club has secured grants and you will process payments going out and ensure the club keeps on budget. You'll attend occasional meetings - typically every three months.... -more-

 


Inspire school children to read through 121 support with Beanstalk Charity

Fri 10th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucester

Do you love reading and want to share your enthusiasm with school children? In this role, you will be a ''reading helper'' in schools and early years settings... -more-

 


Management Committee Member for literacy charity with Read Easy Cheltenham

Wed 8th Nov, 2017

Location: Cheltenham

Read Easy helps adults who struggle with reading through one-to-one reading tuition. The Cheltenham group is looking for new members for its management committee who provide support for readers and coaches as well as helping gain publicity and raise... -more-

 


Helping to get local health and social care services improved with Healthwatch Gloucestershire

Wed 8th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

Healthwatch Volunteers are the voice of Healthwatch Gloucestershire and local people in their community. You'll be talking to people, gathering opinions about local health and care services (good or bad) and spreading the word about the important... -more-

 


Help prisoners plan their resettlement with Safer Wales

Wed 8th Nov, 2017

Location: HMP Eastwood Park, Falfield, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DB

You'll be assisting a team to deliver an integrated resettlement service within HMP Eastwood Park. This involves working in partnership with local organisations to support the co-ordination of gender-informed resettlement services to women based... -more-

 


Help at a Support Group for people with fertility issues. with Fertility Network UK (Gloucestershire)

Wed 8th Nov, 2017

Location: Gloucester

If you have personal experience of fertility issues, you would be ideal for this role which is co-ordinating and running a support group for people in the Gloucester area. It is a flexible role as support can be online or in person but this will... -more-

 


 
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