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Lichfield District Volunteering Opportunities – October

Summer has come and gone and now October is here. The leaves are beginning to turn orange and the month of ghosts and ghouls is upon us, but there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to Volunteering! I highly encourage you to please take a look at the Volunteering roles below, only a small selection of the roles that can be found on our Volunteering Search Engine!

Volunteer Drivers

“Volunteer drivers are required to use their own cars to take people to health related appointments.The role is very flexible and the number of journeys undertaken is variable depending on the drivers availability. Drivers will be required to undertake a DBS check.”

Muscular Dystrophy UK Volunteer

“What you’ll be doing:

– Ensure that supporters have the resources they need to be successful in their fundraising. Understanding that as a smaller charity the resources we have available to our supporters and the best way to utilise them.

– Signpost to the RDM if you spot potential from a supporter.

– Be an enthusiastic MDUK ambassador, building its profile locally.

– Work with your Regional Development Manager to enable the role operates within MDUK’s guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance.”

Stepping Out Volunteer

“Assisting the local Road Safety Education Officer with the Stepping Out Scheme in schools.

The role will require walking, interacting with children and other adults, Class Teachers and Teaching Assistants”

IT Support Volunteer

“Respond to requests from computer users regarding hardware, software, or network connection problems or questions

Resolve problems or provide “how-to” instructions

Ensure that a regular back-up routine is followed, where implemented.

Ensure that anti-virus software is installed and kept up to date on all CASES endpoints

Ensure that desktops and laptops are kept up to date with the latest security fixes and updates recommended by the software providers

Refer the more difficult problems or non-routine requests to the Citizens Advice IT Service Desk or external third-party support as necessary.”

Volunteer Buddy

“The Volunteer Buddy role is a real opportunity to make a difference.

This could be through helping to support older people experiencing social isolation, individuals living with a learning disability, or individuals living with mental health needs.”

You can find these and many more Volunteering opportuntities on our Volunteering Search Engine, just click on this link!

If you want to have a chat with us about the Volunteering roles available, please contact the Lichfield Volunteering Officer, Mitchell Dodd, via phone or email.

mitchell.dodd@supportstaffordshire.org.uk

07399 424057

Have a great October everyone!

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