Malvern Cube - Youth Empowerment Volunteers / Two new Trustees
Malvern Cube is a vibrant community centre
hosting a variety of activities for all ages. They
need Youth Empowerment Volunteers to help
support professional youth workers running
groups and delivering activities. Activities
include craft, cooking, art, outdoor activities,
developing resilience, drama, music, gaming,
films etc. and groups include Skate & Scoot,
LGBT, Art Project, Café and Autism Support.
Volunteers need to be enthusiastic,
comfortable around young people and good in
Two new Trustees with either legal or
building management experience are needed to
help manage and develop the centre. The
existing Trustee group has an amazing range of
skills and expertise but these are two areas
where help is needed. The current trustees are
lively and committed so new trustees will need
energy and enthusiasm, as well as a good sense
of humour and possibly patience!
Malvern Hills District Council - Tourist Information Office - a Tuesday afternoon volunteer is needed for the Malvern Office
Malvern Hills District Council is the Local
Authority for the Malvern Hills District. They’d
like to find Tourist Information volunteers for
their TICs in Malvern and Upton, to chat to
visitors, promote the Malverns, sell
merchandise and record visitor numbers.
Volunteers need to have good communication
skills and a friendly and approachable manner.
Knowledge of the local area preferred.
Volunteers need basic computer skills and be
able to use a till. Full training will be given.
Mentor Link is a national organisation
supporting vulnerable and distressed children
by providing volunteer mentors. Malvern
Volunteers are needed to give 1-to-1 mentoring
support in schools for children who are facing
difficulties. The aim is to help young people
achieve positive changes and remain engaged
with their families, learning and community.
Volunteers need to have excellent listening and
communication skills and be patient and be
non-judgemental. Full training given.
Zest for Life is a not-for-profit group based at
the Octagon Community Centre, Malvern. They
run a Wednesday lunch club providing a hot
lunch followed by activities such as arts and
crafts and board games. They’re looking for lunch volunteers from 11am-2pm to help
prepare and serve food, wash up and put things
away. Volunteers can choose to help with all
the tasks or just the ones that interest them
and can join in with the lunch and activities
when they're not doing any duties.
Action for Children is a national charity helping
vulnerable people in the UK. They’re hoping to
recruit Parents 1st volunteers to help run
parenting courses. Following a 10 week training
course volunteers would pair up with a
practioner to run a course in their local area.
Volunteers need to be welcoming, friendly and
non judgemental, confident and with good
communication skills. Volunteers would also
need to be committed to the role, able to help
plan sessions and work as part of a team.
Age UK (Malvern & Worcestershire) is the
country’s largest charity helping people make
the most of later life. They’re looking for a
music/singing volunteer to join them from time
to time to play music and lead singing at their
weekly Tuesday coffee mornings in Malvern
Link. If you own a musical instrument and
would be happy to play and/or lead singing for
a short time at the coffee morning you will be
very welcome! This does not need to be a
regular weekly commitment, an occasional visit
would also be appreciated.
The Clothing Exchange Malvern offers a free
children's clothes swap service. They need a
Marketing & Development volunteer to help
2.5 hours per month on a Thursday morning
to welcome people to the Exchange, help
with publicity, liaise with the local community
and set up and develop social media. They’re
looking for a friendly volunteer who is happy
to chat to people, has an interest in clothes
and wants to help parents save money and
prevent clothes going to waste.
Conquest Art is a national group for people with
disabilities to enjoy participation in creative art.
They’d love to find an Arts Group Assistant to
help twice a month, on Thursday afternoons, in
Malvern Link. Volunteers will set up the room,
make drinks, assist participants and clear away at
the end. Volunteers need to have a friendly and
caring nature, be physically cable of setting out
tables/chairs, making drinks and clearing away at
the end of the session. Art experience is not
essential (though could be put to good use).
Hastings Residential Care Home provides a
range of care and support for residents. They’re
looking for kind, patient and reliable
Befriending Volunteers to support residents to
stay connected with their local communities
and have the special one-to-one time and
stimulation that volunteers can offer. The role
is flexible and volunteers will be supported by
staff and receive on-going training. Travel
expenses are paid. There are no age limits to
volunteering and young people doing their
Duke of Edinburgh Awards are very welcome.
Malvern Theatres - Creative Art Workshop Assistant
Malvern Theatres offers a diverse selection of
live arts, film and education work. They’re
looking for a Creative Art Workshop Assistant
to help with art workshops for participants with
a range of needs. The assistant would support a
member of the group who has physical
disabilities and assist with making teas and
coffees. Volunteers need to be friendly with a
good sense of humour, preferably with an
interest in art and an awareness of how best to
assist someone with physical disabilities.
Cats Protection is the UK's leading cat welfare
charity. They’d love to find some Retail Heroes
to help them in their shop at Barnards Green.
Tasks include sorting and steaming donations,
pricing and tagging items to prepare them for
sale, greeting customers, serving on the till,
creating displays, filling shelves and generally
helping with the customers. Volunteers from all
backgrounds and of all ages, from 14+, are very
welcome. No experience is required, volunteers
simply need to be friendly and welcoming!
Community Action works hard to prevent older
Fortis Living is a Housing Association who help
create successful and resilient local
communities. They’re seeking Café Assistants to
help out Monday to Saturday from 12 noon to
2pm for their café in Clarence Park Village,
Malvern Link. Volunteers can choose the
day/time that suits them and the role will involve
taking orders, serving drinks, clearing tables and
chatting to visitors. Volunteers should be friendly
and welcoming and enjoy the company of older
Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and
young women in the UK, helping to build young
women's confidence and raise their aspirations.
They’d love to find some Guiding Volunteers to
help and have adventures with Rainbows,
Brownies, Guides and Rangers in Malvern and
Upton. Groups are in danger of having to close
unless new helpers are found. No previous
experience of Guiding is required, although
welcomed. Training and mentoring given.
Volunteers need to be 16+ (no upper age limit!).
Link Nurseries (Powick) is a horticultural
therapy centre supporting individuals with
mental health challenges. They’d love to find
Garden Support volunteers, with a basic
knowledge of growing vegetables, to help with
their Well Bean Gardening Club. Volunteers
engage with and work alongside club members,
providing social contact and friendly chat and
assistance. Sales volunteers are also needed, to
work in the sales area are. Training, tools and
Malvern Civic Society aims to conserve and
protect the best elements of Malvern's
heritage. They’d like to find some new Town
Walk Leaders to show small groups of visitors
or residents the wonderful heritage of
Malvern, during a gentle 90 minute stroll. Walks
start at 10.30am on Saturdays and Sundays.
Volunteers need to be confident, articulate,
friendly and reliable. Full training is provided
including written material and shadowing.
Malvern Library - Digital Champions/Work Club
Leaders/Assistants/Story Time Volunteers
Malvern Library is a public lending library with
a wide range of resources and services. They
need Digital Champions to help visitors use
computers and the internet, Work Club
Leaders/Assistants to help people search for
jobs, write CV’s, complete application forms
and plan for interviews, and Story Time
volunteers to run weekly ‘bounce and rhyme’
session for pre-school children and their
parents/carers. All volunteers need to be
friendly and keen to help. Training provided.
SMILE - Life
Guards/Swimming Instructors/Play Workers,
SMILE (Sensation Movement Interaction in Life
Experiences) at ARCOS provides a multi-sensory
environment for calming relaxation and sensory
stimulation for children with profound and
multiple disabilities. They’re looking for
Guards and Swimming Instructors with
relevant qualifications and Play Workers,
monthly on a Sunday in Malvern and
Worcester. Experience of working with children
with additional needs is preferable.