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One-Day Volunteering Opportunities Summer 2013

16/07/2013

Volunteering for Stronger Communities

1. Islington Faith Forum:    Admin and Mailing Assistants
17th July  2013
Flexible hours (Upper Street N1)
To help promote their work by assisting with mail-outs and envelope stuffing etc.

2. The Conservation Volunteers:    Conservation Assistants
23rd and 25th July 2013
10am – 2pm (N4)
Helping to clear grassland and preserve and refurbish public benches & picnic tables.

3. Manor Gardens Centre:    Festival Assistants
Sat 27th July
Half a day or all day (N7)
Helping to set up and run a street festival celebrating 100 years of their Centre.

4. The Food Chain:    Bucket Shakers
Sat 27th July
Four hour shift (Ealing or Spitalfields)
Helping to collect donations from the general public at busy markets and shopping centres.

5. Anna Fiorentini Film School:    Film School Volunteers
29thJuly – 3rdAug or 19thAug – 23rdAug
For five days 9.30am – 4pm (Upper Street N1)
To help mentor and supervise film students (aged 7 – 19) in week long summer schools.

6. University College Hospital:    Social Activity Volunteers
July and August 2013
Flexible hours and days (Mornington Crescent)
To come in and take part in games and activities with elderly residents.

7. Vision Housing:    Street Collection Volunteers
July and August 2013
Flexible hours and days (Westminster)
Helping to collect donations from the public using collection tins & buckets etc.

8. Action on Hearing Loss:    Garden Clean-up Volunteers
July 2013
One day’s volunteering, day tbc (Kilburn)
To help clean up an overgrown garden for a care centre for this charity.

9. Uganda Community Relief:    Office Painting Volunteers
July or August 2013
Several hours, flexible as to what day (N17)
Helping to paint and refurbish their offices in Tottenham.

10. The Stress Project:    Leafleting Volunteers
July or August 2013
Several hours, flexible as to what day (N7)
Helping to deliver promotional leaflets for them around the Highbury area.

11. Angel Canal Festival:    Festival Volunteers
Sun 1st September 2013
Half a day or a day (Angel on the canal)
Assisting them as stewards at the festival helping to make things run smoothly etc.

12. Angel Shed Theatre:    Street Marketing Assistants
June 2013
Flexible hours and days (Canonbury N1)
To help promote their youth theatre by handing out info leaflets to the public.

One-day volunteering means: a fun day out, a good social activity, something on your CV and a certificate to show you have assisted a charitable organisation. To book a place for yourself (or for any of your friends too) at any of the events, email Paul Stephenson.

Email: Paul.stephenson@vai.org.uk                                   Tel: 0207 832 5804

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