Opportunities in Tunbridge Wells


Volunteer Dog Foster Carer

for Light of the World Trust

Volunteer needed to help foster dogs at their time of need

For more details contact Light of the World Trust on 01895271659 - email: info@thelightoftheworldtrust.org

 Volunteer Dog Foster Carer  for Light of the World Trust
Light of the World Trust

Virtual Volunteer

for Girlguiding (Kent West and Medway)

Volunteers are needed across Tunbridge Wells district  to spare an hour or two a week to continue to provide brilliant online opportunities for girls and young women in Girlguiding during lockdown. 
 

For more details contact Girlguiding (Kent West and Medway) - email: jenni.davis@girguiding.org.uk

Virtual Volunteer for Girlguiding (Kent West and Medway)
Girlguiding (Kent West and Medway)

School volunteer

for Goudhurst and Kilndown Church of England Primary School

Volunteers are needed to help enrich the curriculum and help ‘oil the gaps’ in our school. 

For more details contact Goudhurst and Kilndown Church of England Primary School on 01580 211365

School volunteer for Goudhurst and Kilndown Church of England Primary School
Goudhurst and Kilndown Church of England Primary School

Mentor

for Prince's Trust

We are reaching out to individuals, businesses and organisations to help mentor young people.

Mentoring supports young people to build confidence, helps them develop important life skills so that they can enter education, training or work or set up a business. 

Interested? Contact Gail Wood - email: Gail.Wood@princes-trust.org.uk

Mentor for Prince's Trust
Prince's Trust

Social Media Volunteer

for Harmony Therapy Trust

Help needed to support the Harmony Therapy Trust with their communications, in particular on social media 

For more details contact Harmony Therapy Trust on 01795 663050 - email: thtt2010@gmail.com

Social Media Volunteer  for Harmony Therapy Trust
Harmony Therapy Trust

Practical Help at Home Volunteer

for Macmillan Crossroads Kent and Medway

We are looking for people with empathy and compassion to help people who are living at home with cancer and finding everyday life a struggle.We are looking for people, with or without any special skills, willing to support people at home with simple domestic tasks they cannot manage, and to provide companionship at the same time.

For more details contact Macmillan Crossroads Kent and Medway on 0345 095 6701 - email: enquiries.macmillan@crossroadskent.org

Practical Help at Home Volunteer for Macmillan Crossroads Kent and Medway
Macmillan Crossroads Kent and Medway

Charity Shop Assistant

for Heart of Kent Hospice

We are looking for volunteer charity shop assistants to help in our Charity shops when they reopen.

It’s a great way to develop or use existing customer service skills, to meet new people, to be part of a small team and to keep active in the community. If you are looking to enhance your cv or university application it is a great way to get some up to date experience and develop a wide range of transferable skills

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who have good customer care skills and who are keen to serve customers with a helpful and friendly approach. Tasks include helping to sort and prepare donated clothes, displaying stock, working a till, creating exciting window designs and providing great customer service. 


No experience is required as training is provided. Volunteers must be aged over 16 years of age (volunteers aged 16-18 years must provide parental consent).  However there may also be opportunities for Duke of Edinburgh Award students minimum age 14. We will need to apply for a Kent County Council child work permit for them

Interested? Contact Denise Sullivan on 01622 792200 ext 225 - email: denise.sullivan@hokh.co.uk

Charity Shop Assistant for Heart of Kent Hospice
Heart of Kent Hospice

Grosvenor and Hilbert Park – outdoor volunteers

for Grosvenor and Hilbert Park

The friendly volunteering team at Grosvenor and Hilbert Park are looking for new recruits to help improve the area for wildlife and people.

They meet every Thursday and on one weekend day a month, tasks start at 10am and finish at 3pm, but any time you can give will be hugely appreciated. All tools and training will be provided so no need to be a gardening or DIY expert.

Volunteer maintain the varied habitats within the park from the wetlands, to the meadows and the ancient woodland. No experience is necessary, just turn up in appropriate clothes and the team will provide the rest, including plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits.

Interested? Contact Cally - email: cally@khwp.org.uk

Grosvenor and Hilbert Park – outdoor volunteers for Grosvenor and Hilbert Park
Grosvenor and Hilbert Park

Patient Partner new volunteer role

for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS

The Trust are currently developing a NEW and exciting volunteer role.

They are looking to recruit volunteer Patient Partners. Their role will be to work with a particular area or ward within the hospital and chat to patients about their experience.  Our Patient Partners will then work hand in hand with our staff to make improvements based on the experience. We’re currently trialling the concept of Patient Partners in three areas and hope to roll it out across our hospitals. If you would be interested, you can read more about the role here.

Ideally we are looking for a commitment of at least three hours per week for six months. 

All volunteers will need to complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and will need to be over 18 years of age.

Interested? Contact Volunteer coordinator on 01622 224719 - email: mtw-tr.volunteers@nhs.net

Patient Partner new volunteer role for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS

General volunteering - inc Information & Advice; Befriending; Delivery Drivers

for Age UK Tunbridge Wells

Volunteers are vital to our work - we couldn't run our services for older people without their help and kindness.

At Age UK Tunbridge Wells, we take pride in delivering this invaluable volunteering service to the older residents of Tunbridge Wells. Simple things like offering companionship and a listening ear makes a huge difference to a person’s quality of life.

Age UK Tunbridge Wells | Volunteer with us

If you would like to volunteer with Age UK Tunbridge Wells then we would love to hear from you. To register your interest with one of our volunteer roles (e.g. Information & Advice; Befriending; Delivery Driver) then please email: info@ageuktw.org.uk or complete the contact form here.

For more details contact Age UK Tunbridge Wells on 01622 224719 - email: info@ageuktw.org.uk

General volunteering - inc Information & Advice; Befriending; Delivery Drivers for Age UK Tunbridge Wells
Age UK Tunbridge Wells

General volunteering options

for Imago Tunbridge Wells

The Volunteer Centre in Tunbridge Wells can help you find out more about volunteering opportunities in the borough.

They can identify the type of volunteering that would best suit you and find the right opportunity to match your time and availability.

They can help access any training you may need, help you to make the most of your volunteering experience and enable you to share your experience with other volunteers.

Website: imago.community/volunteering

For more details contact Imago Tunbridge Wells on 01892 530330

General volunteering options for Imago Tunbridge Wells
Imago Tunbridge Wells

General volunteering options

for RSPCA Tunbridge Wells

Interested in volunteering for the RSPCA?

We rely entirely on volunteers and couldn’t help animals in our local area without the wonderful people who give their time to run and support the branch. 

Have a look at the volunteer pages if you would like to find out more about volunteering for the RSPCA.  

 

Contact: 01622 891222
www.rspca-tunbridgewellsandmaidstone.org.uk

maidstonerspca@hotmail.co.uk

For more details contact RSPCA Tunbridge Wells on 01622 891222 - email: maidstonerspca@hotmail.co.uk

General volunteering options for RSPCA Tunbridge Wells
RSPCA Tunbridge Wells

General volunteering options

for Nourish Community Foodbank

Your time makes all the difference

Without people like you, we wouldn’t be able to reach out a helping hand to our community. By donating your time, you are supporting local people to get back on their feet.

Helping out at Nourish is a great way to show you care and meet new people. Our group of over 60 volunteers are a varied mix, ranging from 17 to 80 years old, and from all walks of life. From two hours to twenty - we are grateful for any time you can give to us.

Many volunteers join us from local businesses, community organisations and social clubs.

We are incredibly proud of our youth volunteer programme for years 7-13 and we also support volunteers completing the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.

 

Contact: Please fill in the form on the website Get in touch | Nourish Community Foodbank, call on 01892 548892 or email office@nourishcommunityfoodbank.org.uk

For more details contact Nourish Community Foodbank on 01892 548892 - email: office@nourishcommunityfoodbank.org.uk

General volunteering options for Nourish Community Foodbank
Nourish Community Foodbank

Volunteer Driver

for Compaid

Become a volunteer driver and help us to make a difference

 

We are looking for volunteer drivers to help us to support our vulnerable clients to remain as independent as possible.

This role is to drive our specially adapted vehicles in Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone areas.

Applicants must be over 21 years of age, and have a full clean driving licence for a minimum of 2 years for insurance purposes.

Minimum commitment required is 1 day per week Monday - Friday.

All volunteers receive relevant training and reasonable local travel expenses.

Interested? Contact Judith Williams on 07487524099 - email: judith.williams@compaid.org.uk

Volunteer Driver for Compaid
Compaid

Bereavement Volunteer

for CHUMS Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service

We are looking for individuals, who would like to give their time as a support to Children & Young People across the region.  Volunteers support our delivery of bereavement groups for Parents/Carers and Children and Young People up to the age of 25. 

We work with a multidisciplinary team of professionals and the Volunteers would enhance the service and support the Children in various different ways.

They would attend the workshops and explain ‘CHUMS’ objectives.           

Our Volunteers are all committed to making a difference to the lives of Children, Young People and their families.

Our Bereavement Volunteers will undergo training delivered by our team.

We support our Volunteers by offering a regular ongoing training programme and a bi-monthly communications meeting. We also offer support and supervision at any time.

This service supports the Children & Young People in Kent who have experienced bereavement.

It is a holistic approach and it is important to understand the issues that children & young people face.

The Volunteer would need to enjoy Children’s company and have a genuine concern for the emotional wellbeing of the Child.

- We welcome everyone as a Volunteer and Disabled access will always be considered.

All our Volunteers will undertake training in Safeguarding & Manual Handling.

Volunteers can claim for their travel expenses.

All Volunteers must be over 18 but no upper age limit.

We offer ongoing training & support

Our service is currently well established in Bedfordshire, but new to Kent. Therefore, meetings will be held in locations suitable for the Volunteers.

Volunteers must be able to travel to support groups in other parts of the County.

Interested? Contact Jo Tredgett on 07731 133387 - email: Jo.tredgett@chums.uk.com

Bereavement Volunteer for CHUMS Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service
CHUMS Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service

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