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Volunteer Passport 2013

The Volunteer Passport is a FREE scheme to support people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds to volunteer within the arts and cultural sector.Your Volunteer Passport will get you:

  • A 1:1 meeting to discuss which voluntary opportunities are best for you
  • A placement within an arts and cultural organisation
  • Training and support throughout your placement
  • Interview skills and CV workshops
  • Sessions on networking
  • Valuable and transferable skills
  • Basic Expenses covered

There will be 3 introductory sessions for the scheme. To book a place on any of the dates please contact Volunteer Centre Lambeth on 02073265490 or email vdo@vclambeth.org.uk. The dates are as follows

Wednesday the 13th February, 6pm-8pm, Bermondsey Project, 46 Willow Walk, SE1 5SF

Tuesday 19th February, 6pm-8pm, Creative Sparkworks, Lilian Baylis Old School, Lollard Street, SE11 6PY

Thursday 21st February, 11am-1pm, Theatre Peckham, Havil Street, SE5 7SD

*For more information on the passport please click on the attachment below*

Volunteer Passport 2013 volunteer_flyer_online.pdf

Links

www.lambethvac.org.uk – Lambeth Voluntary Action Council

www.do-it.org.uk – the national volunteer database

www.volunteering.org.uk – volunteering England

www.reachskills.org.uk – skilled volunteering website

www.vinspired.com – volunteering for 16-25 year olds

www.vso.org.uk – work with volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries.

www.raleighinternational.org – youth and education charity who help young people volunteer so they can make a difference to international communities

www.charityjob.co.uk – find UK charity and NGO jobs

www.dfid.gov.uk/ics - International Citizen Service (ICS) is a global volunteering experience which supports young people from all backgrounds to make a real difference to some of the world’s poorest people

 

Rolling Volunteer Opportunities

The organisations below provide volunteer opportunities all year round and in a range of roles. Please do check their websites for current opportunities and age restrictions.

 

Age UK London - based in every borough within London, and they provide a range of support services for the elderly.

1st Floor, 21 St Georges Road, London SE1 6ES

020 7820 6770

http://www.ageuklondon.org.uk/

 Alzheimer’s Society - provide support to people suffering from Dementia across the UK.

Devon House

8 St Katharine's Way

London E1W 1LB

0207 264 5980

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

 Asthma UK - provide support to people of all ages who suffer from asthma.

Summit House

70 Wilson Street

London

EC2A 2DB

020 7786 4900

http://www.asthma.org.uk/index.html

 British Heart Foundation

Greater London House

180 Hampstead Road

London

NW1 7AW

http://www.bhf.org.uk/

 Camden Society - provide a range of services that support the human rights of people within London with disabilities.

60 Holmes Road

London

NW5 3AQ

http://www.thecamdensociety.co.uk/

 CSV - Volunteer and training charity, who offer full time volunteer programmes and internships.

237 Pentonville Road

London

N1 9NJ

http://www.csv.org.uk/

 Kid’s City - London based charity who provide providing childcare and out of school activities to

children and out of school activities to children in Lambeth, Merton and Wandsworth.

25 Morrish Road

London SW2 4EE

http://www.kidscity.org.uk/

 Lambeth Family Link - offer care and support for parents with children with disabilities.

Laburnum Court

1 Barstow Crescent

Palace Road

London, SW2 3NS

http://www.lfl.org.uk

 London Wildlife Trust - protects London’s wildlife and wild spaces.

Skyline House

200 Union Street

London

SE1 0LX

http://www.wildlondon.org.uk/

 Leonard Cheshire Disability - provide services that support disabled people across the United Kingdom.

66 South Lambeth Road

London

SW8 1RL

http://www.lcdisability.org/

 Marie Curie Cancer Care- provide care and support for the terminally ill.

89 Albert Embankment

London

SE1 7TP

http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/

 Missing People - offers a lifeline for people who runaway and go missing each year.

284 Upper Richmond Road West

London

SW14 7JE

http://www.missingpeople.org.uk/

 Muscular Dystrophy - provide support and raise awareness around muscle disease.

61 Southwark Street

London SE1 0HL

http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/

 Nacro - works with offenders or those at risk of offending to help them find positive alternatives to crime.

Park Place

10-12 Lawn Lane

London SW8 1UD

http://www.nacro.org.uk/

 National Aids Trust - work to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS.

Lincoln House

1 Brixton Road

London

SW9 6DE

 Oxfam Shops -  Oxfam help to tackle poverty in over 70 countries.

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/shop/

 RNIB - support blind and partially sighted people.

105 Judd Street

London

WC1H 9NE

http://www.rnib.org.uk

 Stonewall - lobbying for legal change, cultural and attitudinal change for the lives of lesbian,

gay and bisexual people.

Tower Building

York Road

London

SE1 7NX

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/

 Tate - to increase understanding of British, modern and contemporary art.

http://www.tate.org.uk

 Teenage Cancer Trust - help young people to fight cancer.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Third floor

93 Newman Street

London

W1T 3EZ

http://www.teenagecancertrust.org/

 Terrence Higgins Trust - largest HIV and sexual health charity in the UK.

314-320 Gray's Inn Road

London

WC1X 8DP

http://www.tht.org.uk

 The Big Issue - offer homeless and vulnerably housed people the opportunity to earn a legitimate

income.

1-5 Wandsworth Road

Vauxhall

London

SW8 2LN

http://www.bigissue.co.uk

Victim Support - offering help and support to people who are victims of crime.

Octavia House

50 Banner Street

London

EC1Y 8ST

http://www.victimsupport.com/

 Whizz Kidz - supporting young disabled children to live active lives.

Elliot House

10-12 Allington Street

London SW1E 5EH

http://www.whizz-kidz.org.uk

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