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  • Against Breast Cancer logo

    Volunteer Bras Wanted

    Against Breast Cancer

    This opportunity takes place between 05 Mar 2019 and 20 Jun 2019.

    Deposit your used, new or surplus bras into the Bra Banks at SUBU or BoHo Lounge in Bournemouth House, giving them a new lease of life - raising vital funds for research into breast cancer

    • Areas of InterestCampaigning and Fundraising, Health and Social Care, Women
    • Activities I Like To DoCampaigning and Fundraising, General Help
  • Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust logo

    Nature Reserve Volunteers

    Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust

    This opportunity takes place between 08 Feb 2019 and 26 Jun 2019.

    Weekly volunteer task on our nature reserves managing habitats, access work and surveying. People will gain practical skills in habitat management and construction, surveying and monitoring and people management

    • Areas of InterestAnimals and Wildlife, Education, Ethics Environmental and Conservation
    • Activities I Like To DoBuilding and Construction, Gardening and Conservations, Manual Work and DIY
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
  • BH1 Project (Boscombe Salvation Army) logo

    Volunteer (client contact)

    BH1 Project (Boscombe Salvation Army)

    This opportunity takes place between 21 Feb 2019 and 20 Jun 2019.

    - To serve at the café bar, talking and helping client in the drop-in center. - To engage with clients, by listening and helping them. - To serve coffee and tea etc. - To keep café area clean and tidy.

    • Areas of InterestDomestic Violence, Drugs and Addictions, Employment, Faith and Religion, Homelessness, Human and Civil Rights, Teaching and Mentoring, Women
    • Activities I Like To DoCaring, Catering and Cooking, General Help
    • Communication
  • BH1 Project (Boscombe Salvation Army) logo

    Volunteer (kitchen)

    BH1 Project (Boscombe Salvation Army)

    This opportunity takes place between 21 Feb 2019 and 20 Jun 2019.

    - To help with preparing breakfast and lunch (for approx. 40 people), whilst being supervised by staff - washing up and keeping the kitchen tidy - Engaging and communicating with clients

    • Areas of InterestDomestic Violence, Drugs and Addictions, Employment, Faith and Religion, Health and Social Care, Homelessness, Women
    • Activities I Like To DoAdvice and Support, Caring, Catering and Cooking, General Help
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
  • Bournemouth CVS logo

    Project Support Volunteer (Youth)

    Bournemouth CVS

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Oct 2018 and 12 Jul 2019.

    Are you passionate about working with young people? Do you want to be part of a grass roots charity in the heart of the community? If you want to be part of a small hardworking team, that makes a real difference to local youth, step this way! The role will involve using email, use of excel, creating information resources (map of services and info packs) and supporting at volunteer youth and youth leader events.

    • Areas of InterestChildren and Young People, Education, Health and Social Care, Media and Marketing, Sports and Coaching, Teaching and Mentoring
    • Activities I Like To DoAdministration, Advice and Support, Buddlying, Counselling, Mentoring, Campaigning and Fundraising, Caring, Events and Stewarding, General Help, Information Technology, Marketing, Media and Communications, Raising Aspirations, Sports and Coaching, Teaching and Training
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
    • Leadership
  • Bournemouth Little Theatre logo

    Volunteers needed to put on theatrical productions

    Bournemouth Little Theatre

    This opportunity takes place between 06 Feb 2019 and 20 Jun 2019.

    With lots of exciting new productions on the cards, we need people with enthusiasm, knowledge and talent to help in any of the below areas -Performances -Set Design -Set Construction and Dressing -Lighting and Sound -Costumes and wardrobe -Props -Even tea and coffee/bar service for the show runs to keep our audiences watered! Anyone with an interest in acting is welcome to attend our open auditions, as we cast on merit at the point of audition.

    • Areas of InterestArts and Culture, Creative and Design, Events and Festivals, Media and Marketing, Music
    • Activities I Like To DoAdministration, Arts and Music, Events and Stewarding, General Help, Information Technology, Marketing, Media and Communications
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
    • Leadership
  • Bournemouth Little Theatre logo

    OPPORTUNITY - MEDIA PORTFOLIO PROJECT

    Bournemouth Little Theatre

    This opportunity takes place between 17 Feb 2019 and 31 May 2019.

    To collate the various photos and texts the theatre has in its archives to create a 'coffee table book' to commemorate their centenary Format and design required.

    • Areas of InterestArts and Culture, Creative and Design, Education, Events and Festivals, Media and Marketing
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
  • Bournemouth Little Theatre logo

    OPPORTUNITY - ACTING

    Bournemouth Little Theatre

    This opportunity takes place between 14 Apr 2019 and 03 Jun 2019. Applications closed on 01 Mar.

    Acting Opportunity Doubt by John Patrick Shanley. Please email your interest to audition to the Director - kinsale71@msn.com URGENTLY NEEDED: Mrs. Muller: The mother (30’s) of Donald Muller the school's first black student. Please note, Mrs Muller only appears in one scene; but it is important! Actor will not be required for all rehearsals until the 2 weeks before the performances when the play is being rehearsed in full each time. ALSO LOOKING FOR: - Sister Aloysius- The head nun and principal of St Nicholas School. Driven by a high sense of duty but rigid and conservative. (Age range: late 50’s-60’s) Father Brendan Flynn: A middle aged priest (late 30’s-early 50’s). Articulate and personable. First round of auditions has already taken place but contact the Director and show her what you can do! Rehearsals to begin April, three times a week for a six night run at Bournemouth Little Theatre. Any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact us!

    • Areas of InterestArts and Culture, Events and Festivals
    • Activities I Like To DoArts and Music
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
  • Bournemouth Parks Foundation logo

    Marketing Communications Volunteer

    Bournemouth Parks Foundation

    This opportunity takes place between 25 Sep 2018 and 26 Apr 2019. Applications closed on 08 Oct.

    An exciting and rewarding volunteering opportunity to help raise awareness of Bournemouth Parks Foundation, a local charity devoted to enhancing Bournemouth’s parks. You’ll be supporting our marketing communications plan, creating engaging content for social media, online and print channels. Using your creative skills, you will design print artwork for posters, leaflets and adverts for our various projects including Park Yoga, Parks in Mind (ecotherapy volunteering groups) and a contactless donation trial. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to gain practical marketing experience, in a supportive environment for an innovative charity. The role will include: • Creating a social media strategy, designing content, scheduling posts and running ad campaigns • Writing press releases and blog articles • Designing print artwork, ideally in InDesign • Designing e-newsletter campaigns • Updating the website (wordpress) • Creating and implementing fundraising strategies • Supporting events to promote the Foundation

    • Areas of InterestAnimals and Wildlife, Business and Leadership, Campaigning and Fundraising, Creative and Design, Ethics Environmental and Conservation, Events and Festivals, Media and Marketing
    • Activities I Like To DoAdministration, Business, Campaigning and Fundraising, Events and Stewarding, Gardening and Conservations, Marketing, Media and Communications
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
    • Leadership
  • Bournemouth Parks Foundation logo

    Parks in Mind Volunteer

    Bournemouth Parks Foundation

    This opportunity takes place between 25 Sep 2018 and 26 Apr 2019.

    Parks in Mind provides fun nature conservation and other outdoor activities in Bournemouth’s beautiful parks and open spaces to deliver health and wellbeing benefits to the people taking part. Jointly developed by Public Health Dorset, Bournemouth Borough Council and Bournemouth Parks Foundation, the project creates free volunteering opportunities suitable for anyone looking to improve their health, meet new people and learn new skills. The emphasis is on providing a relaxed and friendly atmosphere while taking part in practical and sociable outdoor activities to improve the environment. With a focus on nature conservation, green exercise and other activities, you’ll enhance your own wellbeing while making improvements to local parks for people and wildlife. It also includes elements of nature study, art in the environment, relaxation and confidence building workshops. You chose the activities you want to take part in and work to your own limits. No prior knowledge is required, with the chance to learn from both the project leaders and the other people taking part. Weekly sessions will take place in the following parks: Churchill Gardens, Boscombe Horseshoe Common, Bournemouth Knyveton Gardens, Springbourne Shelley Park, Boscombe.

    • Areas of InterestAnimals and Wildlife, Ethics Environmental and Conservation
    • Activities I Like To DoAdvice and Support, Buddlying, Counselling, Mentoring, Gardening and Conservations, Manual Work and DIY
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal
    • Leadership
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