Medway Volunteering Vacancies
Please find below the latest listing of volunteering opportunities available in Medway. To automatically receive updates about volunteering vacancies, along with other news and support, then you can join the Medway Volunteer Network – click here to find out more.
If you can't find a current opportunity below that interests you, there are national websites that you can browse in the meantime:
Do-it - www.do-it.org.uk
Charity Job - www.charityjob.co.uk/volunteer-jobs
Vinspired - www.vinspired.com/
Idealist Resources - www.idealistvolunteering.org/
Volunteering in Cleaning
Job description: to take care of our facilities and carry out cleaning and maintenance duties. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition. Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas such vacuuming, mopping, restroom cleaning etc) Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects.
Organisation: TaraMartins Community Project Location: 118 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4BY
Volunteering in Retail
Job role: A customer service position which means you must help customers and ensure they find what they're looking for. Responsibilities include: Greeting and serving customers as they enter the store. Assisting customers. Handling complaints or forwarding serious issues to the manager on duty. Conducting customer transactions. Replenishing the supply of stock Assisting store deliveries
Organisation: Tara Martins Location: 118 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4BY
PACT Mentoring Role
Our service is designed to provide support to offenders through mentoring to encourage full integration and to promote social inclusion. For full details of the role and desired skills please see the link below. Full training and support will be given.
Organisation: Prison Advice and Care Trust Location: Throughout Kent
Van & Driver
We are currently looking for a van and driver one or two days a week This would be to work alongside CAB delivering food parcels. Days tend to run from 10:00 until around 16:30 – but even half a day would help a lot.
Organisation: Medway Foodbank Location: Medway
Befriending and visiting children in care
Befrienders for children in care are called independent visitors. The children are aged between 10 and 17 years old and live with foster carers or in residential homes. Independent visitors visit the child once per month to do an activity which you both enjoy. The visits usually take place at a weekend and last around 3 hours. We are currently having socially distanced visits to local venues. For more details please contact the email address below.
Organisation: Surrey Independent Visitor Service Location: Rochester and Chatham
Community Shop - Food Aid Project
Need two able-bodied people to help in Community Shop, driver is a bonus, must be able to lift and shift stock for rotation and shelf stacking. Also will need to serve and use till, and be able to use simple maths.
Organisation: Second Chance Charity Location: Chatham High Street
Telephone Befriender Volunteer
Home-Start Medway provides unique services for families with children across Medway who have at least one child under the age of five. We are currently offering a revised service to families during Covid-19 in the form of a telephone befriender service. If you have a spare 2-3 hours a week to support a family please get in contact for more information.
Organisation: Home-Start Medway Location: Medway
The Princes Trust Volunteer opportunities (Mentor)
We are reaching out to individuals, businesses and organisations with an exciting opportunity to volunteer as a Princes Trust mentor or to support us in our efforts to reach more people. Mentoring supports young people to build confidence, helping them to develop important life skills so that they can enter education, training, work or set up a business. Please help us make a real difference. Contact Gail Wood at the email address given below for further details.
Organisation: The Princes Trust Location: Kent and Medway
Various Volunteering Roles
Admin/Office Support Volunteer who could help us with admin activities. Clinical Support - to help run weekly clinics on Friday afternoons. Outreach and Community Fundraising - to help us when we raise funds. Fundraising Champion - to help and potentially project manage a fundraising event for MASH Occasional HR and financial support to the charity's trustees IT/Website support
Organisation: Medway Asthma Self Help (MASH) Location: Gillingham
One to one befrienders required to offer support to isolated, lonely or vulnerable residents living with the ME3 postcode on the Hoo Peninsula in Medway. Full training and support provide. No rotas or minimum hours. We work with your availability!
Organisation: wHoo Cares Location: Various locations within the ME3 postcode