Crawley Community & Voluntary Service (CCVS)



Opportunities in Crawley

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Relate - Marketing and Promotions Assistant

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in marketing and would like to gain experience in the charity sector. The role involves helping the Development Manager to plan and deliver Relate’s external marketing and promotion. Typical tasks will include research, composing press releases, photocopying, maintaining an Excel database and gathering ideas on marketing and promotions. A Volunteer for this role will be creative and flexible, with a good eye for detail and accuracy and the ability to get on well with others. Volunteers receive support, induction, training, and invitations to social events for staff and volunteers at Relate.

Skills needed:
as above

Where: Southgate, Crawley
When: 2-3 hours a week or fortnight for at least a year

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Carers Support West Sussex - Volunteer Assistant in the Crawley Community Shop

Are you sociable, cheerful and courteous? Carers Support West Sussex is seeking Volunteers to raise funds by assisting in the Crawley Community Shop in Pound Hill. the role involves accepting, sorting and processing donations, serving customers and offering help and advice where needed. Volunteers will be moving stock and spending time on their feet, so a good level of fitness and mobility will be needed. If you have an understanding and insight into how Carers Support West Sussex supports carers, and you are able to give one shift a week on a Saturday morning, please contact Elaine at Volunteer Crawley to find out more. Training will be provided and travel expenses may be reimbursed.

Skills needed:
as above

Where: Pound Hill
When: 9am to 12.45pm on Saturday mornings
No of volunteers required: 5+

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St Catherine's Hospice - Heart to HeART Trail Ambassadors

Heart to HeART is a fun, free and engaging public art event that will see uniquely designed fibre glass hearts spread across East Surrey and West Sussex during the Summer of 2019. The volunteer role involves providing information to the public along the trail about the hearts, the artists and the different activities available. Full training and support will be provided. Time slots for volunteers are available between 4 July and 13 September in Crawley, Horsham, East Grinstead and Reigate.

Skills needed:
Ability to engage with members of the public

Where: Crawley, Horsham, East Grinstead and Reigate
When: A range of different time slots between the dates 4 July and 13 September

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Citizens Advice - Volunteer Open Day

Have you ever thought about volunteering for Citizens Advice? This is a friendly, informative event which includes a presentation from staff and volunteers who can tell you all about what it’s like to volunteer for Citizens Advice, and about the huge impact its work has on the community. There will be refreshments and the opportunity to ask questions. The event will take place 10am to 12 noon on Thursday 9 May. Volunteer Advisers come from all backgrounds and with a huge range of experience. A working knowledge of computers, and the ability to research and understand complex information and convey it clearly to clients will be needed for these roles. Contact Elaine at Volunteer Crawley to find out more.

Skills needed:
as above

Where: The Orchard, Southgate, Crawley
When: 10am to 12 noon on Thursday 9 May
No of volunteers required: 5+

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Crawley Museums - Chairperson

Do you care about the culture and history of Crawley? This is a role for someone who is able to represent Crawley Museums and lead the team effectively. Meetings take place every 4-6 weeks. A high level of organisation, tact and diplomacy will be needed in this role, and commercial or business experience will be an advantage. Please contact Elaine at Volunteer Crawley to find out more.

Skills needed:
as above

Where: as above
When: as above
No of volunteers required: 1

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Crawley Community & Voluntary Service - Community Access Volunteer

Community Access Volunteers provide friendly and encouraging support to individuals looking to achieve greater independence and connect with activities and services in the community. this is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of people who are isolated, and to be part of a vibrant and welcoming team here at CCVS. Volunteers in these roles meet individuals referred through Prescription Plus, and provide transport and support at social clubs and activities. Volunteers will receive training, induction, supervision and support, and out of pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed. A DBS check will be required and volunteers need to hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle. Volunteers are asked to commit to the role for a minimum of 6 months. We are looking for volunteers who are understanding and good at listening, open-minded and non-judgemental, patient, empathetic and reliable. Activities usually last for around two hours on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Opportunities are available on different days, and at different times.

Skills needed:
As above

Where: As above
When: As above
No of volunteers required: 5+

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