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See the work of a Volunteer Video Editor we found for Naturewatch

Mon 25th Sep, 2017

Naturewatch Foundation is a Cheltenham-based charity that works to improve the lives of animals by peacefully lobbying, campaigning and rising awareness of various issues. Campaigns include puppy farming, animal experiments, badger baiting and stray animal welfare in Ukraine.

We found them a Video Editor who helped them produce this video on Badger Baiting




The Value of Volunteers

Fri 22nd Sep, 2017

We've just published an introduction to this complex subject on our Resources page


Westonbirt Arboretum: Volunteer recruitment coffee morning

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

If you're  interested in becoming a volunteer, then please come along to their coffee morning.  They’ll show you a short presentation giving insight into volunteering at Westonbirt, followed by the chance to mingle with staff and volunteers who can explain in more detail the opportunities they have and what’s involved.  You can chat to others who are also interested whilst enjoying a cuppa and slice of cake!  No need to book, just turn up on the day, they look forward to seeing you there

See their available roles here

Saturday 11 November at 10.30am in the Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum


Vice Chair with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: The Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, Glouestershire, GL5 1AP

The successful applicant will be co-opted onto the board of directors and will carry out the directors role as stated in the job description for the director vacancy. In addition he/she will shadow the chair and in the chair's absence will take over... -more-

 




Help young families at a difficult time with Home-Start Cotswolds

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Cotswold District

Could you help a young family experiencing problems with day to day tasks, provide an extra pair of hands or listen and support a mum needing a friendly visitor? This could be for a mum of twins or someone struggling with postnatal depression for... -more-

 




Finance Trustee with Infobuzz (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Greyfriars House, Greyfriars, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1TS

As a Trustee of Infobuzz you will have overall control of the charity and will be responsible for making sure they are doing what they were set up to do. You will work closely with Infobuzz’s CEO, lead the charity and decide how it is run. You will... -more-

 




Director with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: The Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AP

Stroud Valleys Credit Union has a board of between 12 and 15 directors which meets once a month. The board is responsible for managing the activities of the credit union. There are a number of positions and roles to be filled by the directors. These... -more-

 




Cashier (Stroud) with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Stroud

The cashier is the main interface between the credit union and its members and potential members. The cashiers always work in pairs so a new starter will have an experienced cashier alongside. They will work at the customer service point in Stroud.... -more-

 




Cashier (Stonehouse) with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Stonehouse

The cashier is the main interface between the credit union and its members and potential members. The cashiers always work in pairs so a new starter will have an experienced cashier alongside. They will work at a customer service point in... -more-

 




Cashier (Nailsworth) with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Nailsworth

The cashier is the main interface between the credit union and its members and potential members. The cashiers always work in pairs so a new starter will have an experienced cashier alongside. They will work at a customer service point in... -more-

 




Cashier (Dursley) with Stroud Valleys Credit Union (VG)

Thu 21st Sep, 2017

Location: Dursley

The cashier is the main interface between the credit union and its members and potential members. The cashiers always work in pairs so a new starter will have an experienced cashier alongside. They will work at a customer service point in Dursley.... -more-

 




Events and Calendar Coordinator with Gloucestershire Crimestoppers

Wed 20th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

They are looking for a volunteer to help plan and manage events alongside their regional manager. You would be supported by a volunteer fundraiser and an enthusiastic team of fellow volunteer board members. You would provide leadership to any... -more-

 




Gardening Group Support Volunteer (Ledbury) with Salters Hill Charity (VG)

Thu 14th Sep, 2017

Location: Salters Hill Barn, Keepers Cottage, Falcon Lane, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2JN

Do you want the opportunity to support adults with learn disabilities in social gardening sessions? This charity is seeking a volunteer who will support groups during gardening sessions alongside the group's coordinator, enabling them to take part... -more-

 




Fruit picking for people who are physically unable with The Fruit Exchange Project, Down to Earth

Thu 14th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

There are many people with fruit trees who cannot harvest themselves. They are now in the apple season and have many people who physically are unable to harvest their own apples. They simply need someone to help pick them and take them to a... -more-

 




Buddy (Ross-on-Wye) with Salters Hill Charity (VG)

Thu 14th Sep, 2017

Location: Pound Farm, Gorsley, Nr. Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7SL

Befrienders have an important part to play in helping people to access activities and facilities in their local communities and helping to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation. They are currently looking for individuals who may be able to... -more-

 




Buddy (Ledbury) with Salters Hill Charity (VG)

Thu 14th Sep, 2017

Location: Salters Hill Barn, Keepers Cottage, Falcon Lane, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2JN

Befrienders have an important part to play in helping people to access activities and facilities in their local communities and helping to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation. They are currently looking for individuals who may be able to... -more-

 




Cheltenham Open Door - NOT currently recruiting volunteers

Thu 14th Sep, 2017

As of today their website says:
A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who has applied to volunteer for us, we have been so overwhelmed by the response and therefore we are not taking any further applications until further notice
If you are interested in volunteering with them in the future, we suggest you monitor https://cheltenhamopendoor.org.uk/volunteering/




Activities and one to one chats with residents (Shurdington) with Cedar Trust

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Chargrove Lawn, Shurdington, Gloucestershire, GL51 4XA

They would like to you to have one to one chats and play board games with residents who don't enjoy leaving their personal rooms, helping them on trips out on the minibus and generally becoming a friendly familiar face their residents can speak to... -more-
 



Activities and one to one chats with residents (Longford) with Cedar Trust

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Redlands Acre, Tewkesbury Road, Longford, Gloucestershire, GL2 9BD

They would like to you to have one to one chats and play board games with residents who don't enjoy leaving their personal rooms, helping them on trips out on the minibus and generally becoming a friendly familiar face their residents can speak to... -more-
 



Activities and one to one chats with residents (Churchdown) with Cedar Trust

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Parton House, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucestershire, GL3 2JE

They would like to you to have one to one chats and play board games with residents who don't enjoy leaving their personal rooms, helping them on trips out on the minibus and generally becoming a friendly familiar face their residents can speak to... -more-
 



Activities and one to one chats with residents (Cheltenham) with Cedar Trust

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Bredon View, Libertus Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 7EL

They would like to you to have one to one chats and play board games with residents who don't enjoy leaving their personal rooms, helping them on trips out on the minibus and generally becoming a friendly familiar face their residents can speak to... -more-
 



Volunteer Street Pastors with Gloucester Street Pastors

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucester

Street Pastors are Christians who support those in the clubbing economy in the City. Their strapline is caring listening and helping.... -more-
 



Community Ambassador with Carers Gloucestershire

Wed 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

There are unpaid carers throughout the county who are lonely, isolated and struggling but who could be receiving support, including counselling, benefits and training. Your role would be to be the face of Carers Gloucestershire in your local... -more-
 



Trustee with Teckels Animal Sanctuaries (VG)

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Teckels, Whitminster, Gloucestershire, GL2 7LU

Being a trustee of Teckels is an exciting, challenging and rewarding position. It’s also slightly different to the typical trustee role – except for reception staff, the manager, and a part time accounts administrator, all staff are in animal... -more-
 



Treasurer with Charlie's

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Unit 2, Madleaze Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5SJ

Treasurer - to keep records of accounts.... -more-
 



Translator with KidsOut (VG)

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

They are looking for translators for their website, World Stories, where they translate stories in the top 20 most spoken languages in the UK for their children to enjoy for free. The idea of World Stories is brought about by KidsOut (the fun and... -more-
 



Story Writers with KidsOut (VG)

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

The idea of World Stories is brought about by KidsOut (the fun and happiness charity). World Stories is a growing collection of stories from around the world, which includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the 20 languages most... -more-
 



Story Readers with KidsOut (VG)

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

The idea of World Stories is brought about by KidsOut (the fun and happiness charity). World Stories is a growing collection of stories from around the world, which includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the 20 languages most... -more-
 



Sound Engineer with KidsOut (VG)

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

The idea of World Stories is brought about by KidsOut (the fun and happiness charity). World Stories is a growing collection of stories from around the world, which includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the 20 languages most... -more-
 



Secretary with Charlie's

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Unit 2, Madleaze Court, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5SJ

Secretary to take notes at Trustee meetings held 3/4 times a year.... -more-
 



Meet and Greet with Charlie's

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Unit 2, Madleaze Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5SJ

Meet and Greet - to welcome members coming into the centre with a friendly chat and offer to make drinks.... -more-
 



Kitchen Helpers with Charlie's

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

Location: Unit 2, Madleaze Court, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5SJ

Kitchen Helpers - to assist in making lunch and washing up used utensils.... -more-
 



Christmas 2017 Volunteering in Gloucestershire

Tue 12th Sep, 2017

We have just launched a page with all the opportunities we know about here


Paid job with a Volunteer Centre

Fri 1st Sep, 2017

Our Volunteer Centre colleagues in Pershore, Worcestershire are recruiting for a paid position, see here


Gardening Volunteer with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Thu 31st Aug, 2017

Location: Charlton Lane Hospital, Charlton Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

Charlton Lane Hospital is one of the county-wide inpatient facilities provided by �gether NHS Foundation Trust. The hospital has three wards: two for the assessment and treatment of specialised mental health needs, and one ward called Willow Ward... -more-
 



Help out in a safety training village

Tue 22nd Aug, 2017

SkillZONE is Gloucestershire's exciting safety village. Looking more like a film set than an educational centre, it is a life-size village with shops, a playground, a double decker bus, traffic lights, a train carriage and much more - a realistic, fully interactive learning environment where people of all ages are taught how to recognise dangerous situations and stay safe.
 
Opened in 2013, SkillZONE, was created by Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue and Gloucestershire County Council and is visited by schoolchildren, youth organisations and community groups
 
The helpers they need are:
 
·         Guide in a safety training village - escorting groups of children, young people or vulnerable adults on an exciting and informative tour around some of the village scenarios, encouraging them to identify dangerous situations and then actions – for more information and to apply, see http://volunteerglos.org.uk/apsystem/ops/1384.php 
·         Receptionist at a safety training village - be the first person to meet visitors when they come to SkillZONE, and then once you have introduced them to their guide you would be free to do some administrative work – for more details and to apply, see http://volunteerglos.org.uk/apsystem/ops/1383.php
 
They are planning induction sessions in September so apply now!



Head Office Administrator with Meningitis Now (VG)

Mon 21st Aug, 2017

Location: Fern House, Bath Road Daniels Industrial Estate, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3TJ

We would like you would help us liaise with our supporters, by sending out letters and information packs or via the telephone, keep the database up to date and assist with other office admin tasks.... -more-
 



Driver with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Mon 21st Aug, 2017

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

Onsite transport is a new addition to the customer care service, and will be running three days a week for a three month trial period from 1 December. In this busy and fulfilling role you would help visitors to make the most of their time by... -more-
 



Marketing Volunteer with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Thu 17th Aug, 2017

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

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum (FOWA) act in partnership with the Forestry Commission to protect and ensure the continued prosperity of the National Arboretum. FOWA now needs a volunteer to assist with social media activities on the new FOWA... -more-
 



Help people with disabilities participate in sport with Cheltenham & County Harriers

Thu 17th Aug, 2017

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

Help bring a little bit of the Paralympics to Cheltenham! This club includes a number of disabled throwers who take part in seated throws and they need help to move the throwing objects around. You do not have to be involved in athletics in... -more-
 



We now also advertise PAID jobs

Wed 16th Aug, 2017

Our website now has postings for PAID jobs in charities and other non-profits in Gloucestershire. You can see them here

You will still find lots more volunteer roles on the rest of our site.




Visitor Support Volunteer with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Willow Ward, Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

The 2gether NHS Team are looking for volunteers who can help make sure that hospital visitors have a positive experience when they come onto the ward to spend time with their relative or friend who has dementia. Under the guidance of the nursing... -more-
 



Meal Time Companion with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Willow Ward, Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

Charlton Lane Hospital opened in 2010 and provides specialist assessment, treatment and care for older people with functional mental health problems and dementia. For a variety of reasons, people with dementia may need additional support at meal... -more-
 



Let's Talk Course Administration Volunteer with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Stanway Centre, St. Paul's Medical Centre, 123 Swindon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9EZ

Let’s Talk is a service that assesses individual needs and offers clients the appropriate treatment to help get them back on track, which often includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a talking therapy that has been proven to be effective in... -more-
 



Grooming Assistant with Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association and Cheltenham Animal Shelter

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Gardner's Lane, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9JW

Love animals? Want to help groom client and shelter dogs? Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association (GAWA) needs volunteers to help them with bathing, clipping and grooming the client and shelter dogs. In addition to helping with the physical... -more-
 



Volunteer at SkillZONE

Thu 3rd Aug, 2017

SkillZONE is Gloucestershire's exciting safety village. Looking more like a film set than an educational centre, it is a life-size village with shops, a playground, a double decker bus, traffic lights, a train carriage and much more - a realistic, fully interactive learning environment where people of all ages are taught how to recognise dangerous situations and stay safe.

They need volunteers to help guide people around, for meet and greet and administration roles...

-more-


Our parent charity has a fantastic show about what they do

Mon 31st Jul, 2017

It's not often we mention CCP, the charity Volunteering Gloucestershire are part of but ....
  • Their Facebook page has a great "show" about what CCP does
  • 90% of  the placements Volunteering Gloucestershire brokers are NOT for CCP roles
  • CCP took on the support of Volunteering Gloucestershire in 2014 when other funding dried up
Thanks CCP!


22 Successful Volunteer Placements

Mon 31st Jul, 2017

Last week, the organisations we recruit volunteers for did a great job of feeding back to us and told us of 22 successful placements. Thanks everybody!


Fundraising Coordinator with Goals Beyond Grass

Wed 26th Jul, 2017

Location: Community Resource Centre, Grove Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3LZ

Goals Beyond Grass needs volunteers to oversee the creation and delivery of their long-term fundraising strategies at a range of different levels. The volunteer will have the responsibility of managing a team of 5 - 10 people and work on delivering... -more-
 



Casual Fundraiser with Goals Beyond Grass

Tue 25th Jul, 2017

Location: Community Resource Centre, Grove Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3LZ

Goals Beyond Grass needs volunteers to help support their fundraising campaign! Volunteers will coordinate with the fundraising coordinator on an ad-hoc basis to deliver and help the charity meet its fundraising goals.... -more-
 



 
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