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Medway Volunteering Vacancies

Please find below the latest listing of volunteering opportunities available in Medway. To automatically receive updates about volunteering vacancies, along with other news and support, then you can join the Medway Volunteer Network – click here to find out more. 

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Involving Medway Community Health Researchers

Are you interested in improving health and wellbeing in Medway? Would you like to help people get heard? Do you want to learn new skills? Medway Voluntary Action is recruiting to expand their team of volunteer Community Health Researchers to help make sure the voices and experiences of local people are listened to in health planning. We are interested in recruiting local residents from across the Medway Towns to carry out interviews within local communities. You will receive free training and additional support from MVA.

Organisation: Medway Voluntary Action        Location: Medway

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Become a Volunteer & Get Involved

​Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Can you help support & develop our charity. monthly support group, workshops, training, marketing & media, family activity days, office duties, fundraising. Experience in FASD is not essential, kindness & compassion is the key to our success. FASD awareness is proud to be a provider of Medway Time Credits. Contact us for more information.

Organisation: FASD Awareness South East        Location: Medway


Independent Volunteer

An Independent Visitor (IV) is an adult volunteer who befriends and develops a long-term friendship with a young person in care. This can involve helping young people develop new interests, skills and hobbies or going on outings such as to the cinema, bowling or just a walk in the park. The volunteers are called ‘Independent Visitors’ because they are a truly ‘independent’ person outside the care system.

Organisation: NYAS        Location: Chatham


Community Fridge Assistant x2

To manage the community fridge during its opening times. Duties can include: Check food is fresh and good to eat and dispose of out of date food Provide assistance to users of fridge Ensure food is shared fairly Clean fridge and CF area Hours will be 3-4hours once weekly Candidate must have or be willing to take Level 2 in Food Safety course, must be reliable and conscientious.

Organisation: Medway Community Fridge Association        Location: Medway TBC


Committee Member

Advisory role to support the founders of MCFA with the set up of this new community group. To attend monthly meetings, to discuss the progress of the project so far and strategies which need to be implemented to help it run efficiently and expand. Ideal candidate will have experience in the following: Managing a community group Managing volunteers Community links Accessing funding.

Organisation: Medway Community Fridge Association        Location: Medway TBC


Mini-Nucleus Assistant

Mini-Nucleus introduces infants and their parents to the concept of creativity through play, explorating colours, textures and shapes in a wide variety of safe mediums. This weekly session on Thursday mornings is facilitated by one of Nucleus' artists.

Organisation: Nucleus Arts        Location: The HeART Community Space, Pentagon Centre, Chatham High Street ME4 4HY

Link: Contact for further information and full details of the role

Arts Award Assistant

For just 6 weeks, take advantage of this great opportunity to support children and young people achieve their Explore and Bronze Arts Awards. These accredited courses on Thursday mornings from 5.3.20 - 9.4.20 introduce them to the world of creativity in an experiential yet structured way

Organisation: Nucleus Arts        Location: Nucleus Arts Centre 272 HIgh Street, Chatham ME4 4BP

Link: Contact for further information and full details of the role

Forest School Assistant

Help teach, support and supervise participants of all ages in a woodland environment.

Organisation: Bushkraft Forest School CIC        Location: CHATHAM


Front of House Volunteer

Our Front of House volunteer is a central role to the museum. Meeting and greeting our visitors, explaining what the museum is about, promoting the events programme, and taking payments, you will be the first point of contact. You will assist with keeping our gift shop fully stocked and making sure that all items are priced and attractively displayed.

Organisation: Huguenot Museum        Location: Huguenot Museum


Telephone Befriender Admin Volunteer

The Befriending Service Admin Volunteer provides administrative support to the Telephone Befriending service. Duties might include: - Making follow-up phone calls to carers to review the service (e.g. after 3 months). - Collecting feedback and keeping up-to-date records. - General admin support such as requesting that letters are sent out, on the waiting list for the service.

Organisation: Carers FIRST        Location: Strood