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Volunteer Befrienders Wanted

 

You could make a huge difference to the life of a lonely older person if you have just an hour or so to spare each week.
We are looking for caring, reliable people to visit isolated older people living in the Holborn area; providing company, friendship and a link to the wider community.


Could this be you?

 

To find out more, please download the full Volunteer Role Description, the Befriending Scheme Description and Application Form or contact Kate Blackshaw, the Befriending Scheme Organiser.


Tel: 020 7405 2493 (option 2) 
Email: kate.blackshaw@holborncommunity.co.uk             

 

 

Camden Community Connectors

 

We are partners with the Camden Community Connectors, a charity that works to help isolated older people get back into their communities with a dedicated Connector.

 

The incredible team at Camden Community Connectors will support you as you help older people get back on their feet and enjoying the world.

 

For further information please follow the link the website: http://www.camdencommunityconnectors.org.uk/

 

 

IT Volunteer

 

We are looking for volunteers who will be able to teach basic computer skills to people who have never used computers before at our 1A Arts Centre.

 

You will be helping with planning the lessons, keeping the registars up to date, completing feedback forms and running 2 hour sessions two times per week.

 

Please see the Role Description for further information.

 

If you are interested please contact us on 0207 405 2370 (Option 1) or email admin@holborncommunity.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Volunteer Computer/ IT tutors

 

Are you aged 55 or over and confident with computers?

We are looking for volunteers for our exciting new ‘Digital Wisdom’ project, which aims to deliver beginners and intermediate computer classes and 1 to 1 IT support sessions to our members at the Millman Street Resource Centre.

 

Enthusiasm, confidence with computers and a desire to pass on knowledge to older people with patience and a sense of humour are the attributes we are looking for - Teaching experience is not necessary and we will provide full training and support for the roles.

 

We are recruiting English speakers and those who are bilingual in English and Bengali / Sylheti for the roles.

For more information please contact Kate Blackshaw

 

Please see the Role Description for further information. To apply please download the Application Form and submit to the email address below.

 

Tel: 020 7405 2493 (option 2) or 07930 318 166

Email: kate.blackshaw@holborncommunity.co.uk     

 

 

 

 


Children’s Art Support Volunteer


We’re recruiting creative volunteers to assist with delivering hands-on art and craft sessions.

 

You’ll be responsible for motivating and engaging children during the arts sessions and contributing ideas for arts activities and projects.


Volunteers will support any one of these afterschool sessions:

 

  • Pottery – Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday 3.45-5.30pm (1A ARTS – 1a Children’s Centre, EC1R 4SR)
  • Bloomsbury Bake Off – Thursday 4.15pm-6pm (Millman Street Community Centre, WCIN 3EW)
  • Media Arts Club - Wednesday 5.30-8.00pm (1A ARTS – 1a Children’s Centre, EC1R 4SR)

 

We require a 12 week minimum commitment from our volunteers and applicants must be aged 18+.


An interest in Arts, Craft and Design is an advantage. No previous qualifications are necessary, although experience of working with children and young people on arts based activities would be valuable. Lots of imagination, creative drive and good communications with children are essential.

 

Contact: admin@holborncommunity.co.uk