Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services

 

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Volunteering is about giving your time to do something useful without getting paid (although you usually receive expenses). Volunteering might be about giving something back to the community, being a good neighbour, or getting involved in new activities. You can make a difference, whether it’s something you do once or on a regular basis.

Roles are very diverse and open to everyone and can include working in an office, befriending old people, helping out in youth clubs and children’s centres, undertaking research, working in a charity shop, gardening, painting, in fact, almost anything! There are lots of roles available at any one time to suit most interests with new opportunities coming on line regularly.

This website will be able to support you to search through opportunities and put you in touch with organisations and causes you are interested in.

Some Of The Benefits Of Volunteering:
  • Develop your skills
  • Gain practical work-based experience
  • Raise your confidence and self-esteem
  • Gain satisfaction for putting something back into the community
  • Try new experiences
  • Meet new people
  • Become valued and recognised for your input

How To Register And Search For Opportunities Across Knowsley And Greater Merseyside

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You can register your interest in volunteering and also check for volunteering opportunities in Knowsley on the Do-It website at www.do.it.org . There you will be able to find further information and if you are interested, apply directly to the organisations.

Any one registering an interest in a Knowsley based volunteering role via do-it.org during volunteers week 1 – 12 June will be automatically entered into a prize draw.  Click logo for more details

 

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You will find all the opportunities  registered by Volunteer Centre Knowsley at https://do-it.org/organisations/volunteer-centre-knowsley .  These organisations have all signed up to the Knowsley One Approach to Volunteering.

Confidential One-To-One Advice And Help With Registering

Alternatively you can call us during our opening hours 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Friday to chat through your options on 0151 489 1222.

We also offer confidential face to face advice sessions for people wishing to volunteer, so if you have concerns or worries, do not have easy internet access or would like some extra help and support with your enquiry please do contact us to make an appointment 0151 489 1222.

You can also reach us by email kcvs@kcvs.org

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Volunteers Wanted! Knowsley Youth Offending Service

Knowsley Youth Offending Service is recruiting people from diverse backgrounds to become members of the Community Youth Panel and would like to hear from you if you are 18 or over.

This volunteering role is a rewarding and practical way to be involved in making your community a safer place. You will need to be able to give a few hours most weeks. Full training given.

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Do You Need a Volunteer Chef?

A trained chef, wanting to give something back to the community, is looking to volunteer in the evening and weekends. If you could make use of this volunteer offer please call Lindsey on 0151 489 1222 or email kcvs@kcvs.org with your details.

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Volunteer Wanted – Receptionist at Vee’s Place

Vee’s Place are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to cover the reception desk on Wednesday and Friday 10am to 3pm.

Vee’s Place is passionate about an all-inclusive community and provides opportunities people would not normally be able to get involved in; training, education & learning, health and well-being, arts, culture environment, music, library, gym, dancing, food co-op, IT suite, games room and socialising.

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Ahoy There! Volunteers Wanted!

The Kirkby and North Liverpool Sea Cadets are looking for adults age 18+ who are enthusiastic, reliable and want to work with young people. If you have boating/outdoor adventure skills then all the better but if not, they offer fantastic training opportunities to volunteers enabling you to gain a variety of new skills and confidence. No prior experience is needed.

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Trustee/Director Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd

Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd are an ambitious Knowsley based organisation currently developing its services to deliver activities for children and young people aged 5 – 13 years of age. They are now looking for new Trustees/Directors.

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Children’s Service Volunteer

To support staff in the provision of activities and learning opportunities, in line with Early Years Foundation Stage, Ofsted and organisational requirements. To ensure all services are provided within a safe, supportive and welcoming environment. Working within a busy Refuge Children’s Service, getting to know the children and young people using the provision and helping to meet their support needs.

Must have excellent listening and communication skills, would be desirable if the candidate had knowledge of working with children and young people.

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Breast Cancer UK in Knowsley

Breast Cancer UK works to save lives and reduce breast cancer rates by tackling the environmental and chemical causes of the disease. Volunteering opportunities include: Breast Cancer UK Ambassador  Contact: Nikki Mattei Telephone: 0845 680 1322...

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Knowsley Supported Lodgings

Knowsley Supported Lodgings  (Local Solutions) supports homeless 16-19 year olds with 2 year supported lodgings placements in family-style accommodation and also run the Knowsley Crash bed – emergency accommodation for 16 and 17 year olds presenting as homeless in...

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Can Do Project within Leonard Cheshire Disability

As a part of the registered charity Leonard Cheshire Disability, the Can Do programme has been running successfully since 2008 in other locations across the UK and due to its success has recently expanded its service to include Merseyside.   I am looking to work with...

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Listening Ear

Listening Ear is a well-established counselling and support organisation that provides therapeutic services for people aged six and upwards. Volunteering opportunities : Counselling and therapeutic practitioners – Children, Young People and Adults, Administration,...

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