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Volunteer speed dating

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Whether you want to do something for your local area or you're looking for experience.

If you missed this year's volunteer speed dating event you can still find a perfect match with some great Southampton projects local to you. Many people, like you, are looking for a way to positively affect their community and get involved, others are looking for opportunities to get great work experience. Whatever your reason we're confident you'll find a project below that inspires you.

OrganisationOpportunitiesContact details
Age Concern SouthamptonInformation and Advice advisors for the office, Visiting Friends, Telephone Friends, Computer Tutor, Information and advice outreach advisors, Health and Wellbeing visiting
Books for FreeManning the shop, stocking, taking delivery of
Careers Development GroupJobseeker support, Careers
CLEAR (City Life Education and Action for Refugees)ESOL tutors, ESOL learning support assistants, Receptionists, Catering assistants, Mentors, Adult learning courses learning support
Community PlaylinkLibrarian, Fundraiser, PR, Website,
Community Services VolunteersHealth Champions, Health Messengers, Sharing of skills
Creative OptionsTo run in drop centres, Treasurer
DEBRA Southampton Supporters GroupFundraisers, Collection Box Organisers, Computer based activities, People willing to help at collections and
Friends of PICH (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Southampton General Hospital)Stall helpers, Events helpers, Newsletter
Friends of St James’ ParkGardening, Research, Events planning
Groundwork SouthamptonVolunteering on the ‘Make A Difference’
Hampshire Search & RescueOperational members, Support members
No LimitsYouth Information and Advice Workers, Independent Visitors, Advocates, Trustees, Community Fundraisers,
RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and Action for Blind PeopleTechnology Support Service volunteers, Fundraising volunteers (Public Speakers and local fundraising group roles)
Ropewalk Community GardenGardeners, Administrators, Events
Rose Road AssociationFundraising committee member, Classroom helper, Playscheme helpers, Admin,
SCA GroupDay care support workers, Mini – bus drivers, Project task
Sheltered Housing Volunteer GroupMaking tea, Kitchen duties, Escorting individuals to events, Cook, IT mentors,
Southampton City LibrariesIT helper, Community Library helpers, Home Visitor, general Library
Southampton Person Centred PlanningPerson Centred
Southampton SightDrivers, Fundraiser, Admin
Southampton Voluntary ServicesVariety of volunteering opportunities, with advice on good practice for groups and
Southampton Youth Offending ServiceReparation Activity / Referral Order
Sport Hampshire & IOW's Sport Makers teamSport
St Denys Area Community AssociationSecretary, Treasurer, Events coordinator, Event support, Junior youth club helpers, Fundraiser, Handyman/ woman, Key holder, Marketing & communications,
The Princes TrustProgression mentor, 121 supervision, Enterprise mentors, Admin
Together Reducing Isolation Project (TRIP)Day trip
Transition Southampton Food GroupMarketing, Gardener street rep, Walk leaders, Energy events, Project management, Community garden
Two Saints LtdKitchen, Reception, Workshop, Gardener, Cleaner, IT Tutor, Arts & Crafts Volunteer, Musicians,
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation TrustShop volunteers, Patient
Who Made Your Pants?Fundraiser, Press assistant, Administration

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