Events and Activities
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The Older People’s Steering Group (OPSG) are a vital part of the BAB Programme, ensuring that older people are integral to decision-making and that barriers to older people accessing BAB services are identified.
Purpose of volunteer role
To help steer the BAB programme and help the Programme Management Team to decide how some of the money is spent
The role involves
The qualities and skills required for this role are
Flexible to suit volunteer and needs of the organization. Each volunteer will ideally take part in a minimum of two Community Kick-start review meetings a year, having read the bids received in that quarter and scored each according to the assessment criteria.
We offer induction training and other relevant training opportunities to enable you to fulfil this volunteer role.
Age UK Bristol will pay all out of pocket and travel expenses. Expense claim forms and reimbursement can be provided by the BAB Programme Manager.
How to Apply:
If you're interested in the role, please contact Bianca Rossetti at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0117 9281539.
Volunteering Matters is looking for volunteers aged 50+ for a new school project called Learning for Life Together. The project will link volunteers with a group of 7-9-year-olds at Four Acres Academy in Withywood, where they will share experiences of the local area and deliver a number of local activities/events with the children.
Volunteers should be interested in one or more of the following areas:
No experience is necessary as full guidance and support will be given. We can help with transport to meetings and the school if necessary. For more information, please contact Jenny on 07919 335444, 0117 935 9710 or email@example.com
Bristol Ageing Better are looking for more volunteers to help present, produce and create content for their weekly show on Ujima FM.
'The Babbers Show' delves into the topics that matter to older people in Bristol, and is run entirely by older people. Previous episodes have covered housing, benefits, mental health, fashion, volunteering, complementary therapies, festivals and Bristol's history.
We're now looking for some more older volunteers to join the team, to help present, produce and research. If you're interested, get in touch and we can arrange for you to shadow and show and see what you think.
• All volunteers must be over 50
• Those with previous experience in radio are welcome, but it's not essential.
• Time commitment varies, but it's ideal if volunteers are prepared to present or produce one two-hour show per month, which runs on Mondays from 12noon until 2pm.
Contact Bianca Rossetti on 0117 928 1539 or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information or an informal chat about the role.
Volunteer Bristol is the city's only Volunteer Development Agency. For more than 40 years they have been helping people from all walks of life to make a difference to their own lives and the lives of others through volunteering.
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Call: 0117 989 7733
Fax: 0117 922 1572
Visit the drop-in centre at Royal Oak House from Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11.00-15.00.
For more exciting volunteering opportunities, contact our partners Cities of Service Bristol (email@example.com)
Cities of Service is a coalition of cities who have committed to work together to lead a multi-year effort to expand impact volunteer strategies that target community needs and enable cities to effectively leverage citizen service as a viable tool to achieve measurable impact.
Bristol has been a member of the Cities of Service coalition in the UK since 2014. With the support of the City Director, Ambassador and the chief service officer’s hard work, Bristol is tackling key city issues including literacy, loneliness and isolation.
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