Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services

 

Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth

Community Support Volunteer – Age UK in Knowsley

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

This local facility, based in Roby and operated by Age UK Mid Mersey runs a number of activity sessions to suit all ages, abilities and interests, offers advice and guidance sessions to support older people and manages the community hub for the local area.

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Community Support Volunteer- Age UK in Knowsley

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

This local facility, based in Roby and operated by Age UK Mid Mersey runs a number of activity sessions to suit all ages, abilities and interests, offers advice and guidance sessions to support older people and manages the community hub for the local area.

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Family Support , Home Visits – Home Start Knowsley

Home-Start Knowsley is a voluntary organisation offering support to local families who are facing difficulty and have at least one child under the age of eight. Home Start Knowsley provides a unique service for families – recruiting and training volunteers to support parents with young children at home.

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Office Volunteer – Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC)

Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC) is a well-established, respected Charity delivering a range of services to help disabled people and those with long term conditions live independently and have choice and control in their lives.

They provide a free information, advice and signposting service and free independent advocacy services for vulnerable people who need support to speak up and have their views and wishes heard. They also deliver comprehensive support to enable people to use Direct Payments to manage their own care and support needs, including a payroll service for those who employ their own personal care assistants.

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Outreach Event Volunteer- Knowsley Carers Centre

Knowsley Carers Centre aims to make a positive impact on the lives of anyone who lives in the Borough, who cares or has cared for a relative, friend or child who cannot manage without their help. Knowsley Carers Centre promotes understanding, honesty and respect for anyone who has caring responsibilities.

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Training Assistant – Knowsley Carers Centre

Knowsley Carers Centre aims to make a positive impact on the lives of anyone who lives in the Borough, who cares or has cared for a relative, friend or child who cannot manage without their help. Knowsley Carers Centre promotes understanding, honesty and respect for anyone who has caring responsibilities.

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Trustees- Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC)

Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC) is a well-established, respected Charity delivering a range of services to help disabled people and those with long term conditions live independently and have choice and control in their lives.

They provide a free information, advice and signposting service and free independent advocacy services for vulnerable people who need support to speak up and have their views and wishes heard. They also deliver comprehensive support to enable people to use Direct Payments to manage their own care and support needs, including a payroll service for those who employ their own personal care assistants.

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Activity Befrienders- Making Space in Knowsley

Making Space is a national charity that provides health and social care services. They support people with varying mental health conditions, dementia, learning disabilities and older people. Their vision is for everyone that has care and support needs to be able to enjoy an everyday life.

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Minibus Driver- Knowsley Carer

Knowsley Carers Centre aims to make a positive impact on the lives of anyone who lives in the Borough, who carers or has cared for a relative, friend or child who cannot manage without their help. Knowsley Carers Centre promotes understanding, honesty and respect for anyone who has caring responsibilities.

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Volunteering Opportunities with Water Way Recovery Group

Canal Restoration volunteers needed – WRG has helped restore many derelict waterways throughout Britain – one of WRG’s largest projects has been the complete rebuilding of the four Frankton Locks and the three Aston Locks on the Montgomery Canal, which passes through the spectacular Welsh Borders. Other projects include the construction of Over Basin on the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal and more recently the restoration of Droitwich Barge Lock in the Midlands.

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