Lozells Methodist Community Centre Job Club

We help people who are facing barriers to employment and the consequences of long term unemployment, including difficulties with language/understanding, difficulties with presenting themselves well, low morale/social isolation, lack of work experience, poor computer skills, and risks of losing benefit.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We need people able to help with creating CVs, using a computer, using the DWP’s Universal Jobmatch and other sites, making job applications, writing letters, filling in forms, going with people to Job Centre interviews – and, crucially, relating to people in a way which helps build their confidence and self-esteem.
Location or area: 
Lozells
Telephone: 
0121 554 4939

Together Lancashire

We support and build networks for church linked projects across Lancashire.
Types of volunteers needed: 
Professional people who are willing to serve as trustees or advisers to a number of different projects across the county who need help with governance, management, finance and fundraising etc. Please contact us with an indication of your skills so we can talk with you about the most appropriate link with an organisation.
Location or area: 
Lancashire

The Olive Branch

The Olive Branch is a support centre to help those who are disadvantaged in some way: Homeless, Addictions, Debt, Relationship problems, Loneliness etc. We seek to listen and give space to enable people to discover and address real solutions.We can also help in practical ways by offering emergency food, sleeping bags, tents etc. We are open 4 days a week Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11-4pm
Types of volunteers needed: 
Welcome people, make a drink and serve cake or biscuits etc. Listen and help them complete any appropriate forms etc. Pack up food parcels, date tins, rotate stock etc. Data Input Cleaning Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11-4pm
Location or area: 
Lancaster
Telephone: 
01524 555715 or 07572577426

St Paul's Crossover

St Paul’s Crossover works with unemployed people helping them to become job ready and to access employment. We provide courses in ESOL, numeracy, literacy and employability for children, young people and adults. We also provide employment through our Conference Centre, Children’s Day Nursery, Community Café and other projects.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We have a wide range of opportunities for volunteers from reception, administration, helping clients with IT, supporting our tutors, caretaking, serving in the café and working with children, etc. If you would like to get involved, please contact us.
Location or area: 
Bordesley Green, Birmingham
Telephone: 
0121 772 0418

Karis Neighbour Scheme

We are a small, community support charity working with people primarily in Ladywood and the surrounding areas (including Edgbaston and Harborne). We aim to be good neighbours by providing practical help, advice and friendship to people facing hardship or isolation.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We run a wide range of activities and are looking for volunteers to help with activities including teaching English, helping with a crèche, befriending through regular home visits, providing advocacy, and practical jobs in people’s homes such as gardening or decorating.
Location or area: 
Ladywood, Edgbaston and Harborne
Telephone: 
0121 456 3212

Easterside Partnership

Easterside Partnership is a local group leading community work primarily, though not exclusively, within Easterside in Middlesbrough
Types of volunteers needed: 
We are looking for volunteers with a variety of skills, including management, administration, gardening and cookery. If you have any skill you would like to share with us please get in touch.
Location or area: 
Easterside, Middlesbrough
Telephone: 
01642 513151

John Paul Centre

The John Paul Centre is a place of hospitality and prayer. Have a cup of tea and a sandwich; meet friends; find a place of quiet and peace in our chapel; join us for Mass. The Upper Room Project provides food for the homeless, and we are developing a Community Hub.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We need volunteers to prepare and serve tea/coffee and sandwiches in the coffee bar and/or the Upper Room Project. Can you help?
Location or area: 
Central Middlesbrough
Telephone: 
01642 247831

Pioneer Credit Union

Pioneer Credit Union is a not-for-profit co-operative run by volunteers. Anyone living or working in the Middlesbrough authority area can join. Working directly in the heart of local communities we offer ethical saving and low cost loans. This helps to encourage thrift and helps members avoid high interest alternatives such as payday lenders, doorstep lenders, pay weekly stores and loansharks.
Types of volunteers needed: 
Volunteers would greet members, take payments for savings, issue cheques for withdrawals and update passbooks. They would handle other associated paperwork for members joining or making a loan application. Full training and support will be provided.
Location or area: 
Middlesbrough
Telephone: 
07825 928496

MAP Middlesbrough

MAP Middlesbrough provides practical support and social opportunities for refugees and asylum seekers needing sanctuary in Middlesbrough & Stockton. We run social drop ins, English conversation, keep fit and games classes and a “Welcome to Middlesbrough” service for new arrivals.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We are looking for volunteers for the following tasks: - “Come & Chat”: Fridays, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Meet interesting people and help them practise speaking English. - Trailer drivers: Saturdays, 9am to 2pm. Drive your own car with our trailer attached to deliver furniture to refugees. - Kitchen volunteers: Fridays, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Serve teas/coffees and lunch to our English conversation class. Can you help? We'd love to hear from you.
Location or area: 
Middlesbrough and Eston
Telephone: 
07970 192841

Blaze

Our aim is to see children, young people and families transformed by the Gospel, and connected to believers and church families, being a consistent presence in their life. We see this through impacting young people with the love of God.
Types of volunteers needed: 
We’re looking for volunteers to become part of our reach out community and serve on a project, one or two evenings a week. This would include befriending and providing positive activities for young people, assisting a team leader and/or being involved in a drop in community or sports workshop for young people to build positive relationships with opportunity to share faith. Please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.
Location or area: 
Grangetown, South Bank, Eston, Port Clarence
Telephone: 
07400965265

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