OPP OF THE DAY: Drivers, Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

We need drivers to collect and return members to their homes from our activities, particularly our lunch clubs which are held on a Thursday and Friday. Drivers will need to be available between 11 and 1.30 on those days. We will need to see evidence of current MOT certificate and insurance and a DBS check will be carried out on your behalf. A mileage allowance is paid at 45 pence per mile. This valuable service provides great help to members who are otherwise unable to attend and help to prevent their social isolation. Drivers are welcome to apply even if they can only help infrequently.

Skills:
We will need to see evidence of current MOT certificate and insurance and a DBS check will be carried out on your behalf.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Peter King
Tel: 0121 561 7941
Email: Blackheath.liveathome@mha.org.uk

OPP OF THE DAY: Lunch Club Helper, Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

We need lunch club helpers to assist in a variety of roles at our lunch clubs on Thursday and Fridays. Cooks, waitresses, cashier and washer uppers and general help is all needed. Volunteers are encouraged to undertake Food Safety Training and DBS checks (free of charge) are carried out for all our volunteers. Lunch clubs run from 10 – 1.15pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Volunteers can help on an infrequent basis – for example; once a week or fortnight.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Peter King
Tel: 0121 561 7941
Email: Blackheath.liveathome@mha.org.uk

OPP OF THE DAY: Panel member, Dudley Youth Offending Service

Volunteers are needed to join our youth offender panels across the country in the role of volunteer Community Panel Members. If you become a panel member you will be joining the thousands of volunteers who are already seeing their efforts pay off to tackle crime in their area.

 

Who can volunteer and why?
Volunteering in the youth justice system is rewarding and worthwhile, enabling you to really make a difference to the lives of young people who have offended, or are at risk of doing so.

There are opportunities for people of all ages and with a variety of skills, so if you think you have what it takes, contact Dudley Youth Offending Service  now … and get involved!

What do I need?
You don’t necessarily need to give a great deal of your time and there are usually no age limits. However, the following skills and qualities will be useful:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good team-working skills
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Sensitivity
  • Discretion
  • Commitment

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY PLEASE CONTACT:

Dudley Youth Offending Team
Telephone – 01384 813060
Email – team.yot@dudley.gov.uk

OPP OF THE DAY: Retail Sales Assistant Volunteer – Barnardo’s (Charity Shop Stourbridge)

– Serving customers using till and credit card PDQ
– Recording donations coming into the shop from members of the public
– Promoting and signing donors up to Gift Aid scheme
– Display and merchandising shopfloor
– Shopfloor housekeeping/tidying
– Customer service

Restrictions:
Some criminal convictions are restricted from volunteering – each looked at individually.
Over 16’s only.

Applications can be made online via:
https://volunteer.barnardos.org.uk/opportunities/4137-retail-volunteer-stourbridge-retail-shop-2019-06-03