OPP OF THE DAY: Volunteer Social Garden/Farm Support, Ashfield Gardens Camphill Village Trust

To support service users from vulnerable groups in daily activities at the farm/ Gardens.
Activities may include horticulture, forestry, conservation, animal care, nature-based crafts and cookery.
To adhere to policies and procedures and undertake any necessary training relevant to the post.
To lead or assist in new areas of development and projects undertaken at the gardens/ farm.

Ashfield Gardens
Sugar Loaf Lane
DY10 3PB

We would ask for a commitment of 1 day per week.

DBS required, criminal convictions would need to be assessed on an individual basis.
We do not currently pay volunteer expenses.

Experience of supporting vulnerable people in activities, or a willingness to develop skills and experience within this area.
Skills in green care activities to include horticulture, animal husbandry, conservation, crafts or cookery are desired but not essential. However, applicants must enjoy being outdoors and participating in outdoor activities.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Hannah Nott
Email: hannah.nott@cvt.org.uk

OPP OF THE DAY: Blogger/Podcaster – Dudley Mind

Are you a Blogger or a Podcaster?

Our new website is now up and running (yay!!) and we would like to keep it populated with a number of blog posts on a weekly or monthly basis, from people who know what it is like to live with a mental health condition, or with someone who experiences mental health difficulties.
If you would like to apply to become a blogger for Dudley Mind please send a covering letter and an example of your work to Simon at Dudley Mind by email at simon.bennett@dudleymind.org.uk

We would also be interested in hearing from any podcasters out there who would like to host their podcasts on our website. As with above please send us an example of your work along with a covering.

The closing date for applications will be 31/10/2019.

Do you look after volunteers? Why not pop along to one of our Connect over a Cuppa sessions?

Eileen from DCVS Volunteer Centre is hoping to start regular monthly get-togethers for anyone who manages volunteers, be they a paid member of staff or a volunteer themselves.

She plans to move them around the borough.  The first one is in Stourbridge on 16th October and the next one is in Halesowen on 15th November.  Please do pop along, grab a cuppa and have a chat about anything volunteering. Hope to see you there.

OPP OF THE DAY: Volunteer Shop Assistant, Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd.

Operating the Till, Keeping the shop floor clean and tidy, stock replenishment. Window dressing. Processing stock.

Contact Shop Manager:
193 High Street
Tel: 01384 252985

Any hours you can spare between 9am and 5pm Monday to Saturday.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Nicola Jackson
Email: nicola.jackson@satcol.org