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  • Researcher

    Rising Girl

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Applications closed on 10 Apr.

    Once a week -- To help research and write updates and document case studies, new reforms and regulations and reports on the objectives of the Rise Together programme.

    Rising Girl runs a ground-breaking 6-8 week programme which is delivered in schools to female students aged 11-18.

    The programme is delivered via interactive workshops which involved role models, role playing and team activities.

    The research will help develop this programme and make sure the work being delivered is in line with new laws, regulations and guidelines.

    It will also help Rising Girl reach a larger audience and interact with members of parliament and media.

    The researcher role will need:

    To write up to one A4 page of research gathered during that week the meets the Rise Together objectives, the research can come from media, reports, online searches, case studies, parliamentary papers etc..

    The general research should focus around:

    Forced marriage

    Honour based violence

    Domestic Violence

    Mental illness

    Body Image

    Healthy Relationships

     

    • Activity TypesAdvice/Guidance, Education and Training, People and Community
    • CommitmentFlexible, Weekly commitment
    • Teamwork
    • Self-management
    • Communication and Literacy
  • Strategy writer / Business development forecasting writer

    Rising Girl

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Applications closed on 01 May.

    To help develop the two to five year strategy for Rising Girl, being involved in writing a strong comprehensive strategy that will benefit not just the charity but many communities. To help develop and write forecasts for findings and goal target / as well as develop a Fundrasing strategy

    This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to write reports and stratergies and for them to build thier skills and experience in this area.

    Rising Girl is a young charity founded in Birmingham and need support in the following areas:

     

    Help write 24 month and 5-year strategy

    Write polices 

    Develop business plan

    Help develop budge and forecasting goals

    Help develop and write fundraising strategy 

    • Activity TypesEducation and Training, People and Community
    • CommitmentFlexible, Ongoing Project
    • Teamwork
    • Self-management
    • Communication and Literacy
  • Outreach Volunteer - Remote/WFH Opportunity

    Code Your Future

    This opportunity takes place between 18 Mar 2020 and 31 Dec 2020.

    Outreach Volunteers are often the first point of contact for people interested in what we do. We are looking for people to promote what we are doing online including social media and encourage others to sign up.

    Volunteers are key to CodeYourFuture, there are three main Volunteering Opportunities. Outreach, Personal Development and Education. The main roles of the Outreach Team include:
    Posting to our social media channels
    Taking photos of sessions
    Developing messaging and creating marketing content
    Recruiting new volunteers where needed
    Fundraising and seeking sponsorship
    Finding partnerships for final projects
    Organising events
    Seek out potential employment and development opportunities for students

    • Activity TypesArts, Culture and Heritage, Advice/Guidance, Campaigning and Fundraising, Crisis and Poverty, Education and Training, Events, Human Rights and Justice, International Opportunities, People and Community
    • CommitmentFlexible, Ongoing Project, Weekly commitment
    • Teamwork
    • Self-management
    • Business and Customer Awareness
    • Application of Information Technology
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Problem solving
  • Personal Development Volunteer - Remote/WFH Opportunity

    Code Your Future

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Personal Development Volunteers help our students develop their soft skills and offer support to students as they progress through the course. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including refugees, asylum seekers and people from a disadvantaged background.

    Volunteers are key to CodeYourFuture, there are three main Volunteering Opportunities. Personal Development, Education and Outreach. The main roles of the Personal Development Team are:
    Support with running soft skills sessions (focus on communication skills, confidence building, working in teams etc)
    Help students develop their soft skills
    Provide support for any personal issues students may have
    Provide career advice to students
    Volunteer a student 1-2-1
    Provide CV reviews
    Provide mock interviews for students
    Track students technical and soft skills progress, and recommend tuition to fill gaps identified
    Seek out potential employment and development opportunities for students

    • Activity TypesArts, Culture and Heritage, Advice/Guidance, Campaigning and Fundraising, Crisis and Poverty, Education and Training, Events, Human Rights and Justice, International Opportunities, People and Community
    • CommitmentFlexible, Ongoing Project, Weekly commitment
    • Teamwork
    • Self-management
    • Business and Customer Awareness
    • Application of Information Technology
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Problem solving
  • Education Volunteer - Remote/WFH Opportunity

    Code Your Future

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Education Volunteers provide the learning side of CodeYourFuture by teaching students HTML, CSS and Javascript. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including refugees, asylum seekers and people from a disadvantaged background.

    Volunteers are key to CodeYourFuture, there are three main Volunteering Opportunities. Education, Outreach and Personal Development. The main roles of the Education Team are:
    Provide technical assistance to students on Saturday classes
    Provide technical assistance to students during weekly homework clubs
    Provide homework code reviews
    Provide general code reviews remotely
    Provide technical assistance remotely to students
    Provide technical assistance remotely to students
    Provide general technical guidance to students
    Lead/instruct a module
    Assist module instructors in preparing material for their class
    Assist with the improvement and maintenance of the syllabus and class material
    Prepare assessment materials for students at the end of each module
    Help assess applicants to the next class through our application process website

    • Activity TypesArts, Culture and Heritage, Advice/Guidance, Campaigning and Fundraising, Crisis and Poverty, Education and Training, Events, Human Rights and Justice, International Opportunities, People and Community
    • CommitmentFlexible, Ongoing Project, Weekly commitment
    • Teamwork
    • Self-management
    • Business and Customer Awareness
    • Application of Information Technology
    • Application of Numeracy
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Problem solving
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    Telephone Befrienders (Adults)

    Carers Trust solihull

    This opportunity takes place between 01 May 2020 and 31 Dec 2020.

    To provide support to our carers aged 5-95 over the telephone during the coronavirus pandemic. You will be following up our initial calls that our teams have been making to our database of Carers. We will have identified them as being in a vulnerable group that need support emotionally and for their own personal wellbeing.

    Half an hour call for a social chat

    Asking if they have any particular needs that have not been actioned since their last call with us and a general wellbeing check using our guidance –(general questions to ask) 

    Skills required: 

    Previous befriending/mentoring is desirable, however the ability to conduct warm friendly conversation vulnerable people is essential

    Patience

    Caring/compassionate attitude

    Good listener

    Good communicator

    Ability to be resilient (if subject may be sensitive)

     

    • CommitmentOngoing Project
    • Activity TypesAdvice/Guidance, Health and Social Care, People and Community
    • Self-management
    • Communication and Literacy
  • CoachBright logo

    ONLINE Academic coach/tutor

    CoachBright

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Closing date for applications is 30 Jun.

    CoachBright are looking for passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic university students to join their team of academic coaches/tutors to support disadvantaged pupils during the school-closures from Covid-19. We pair university students up with a pupil using an online platform (really easy to use!) to coach/tutor in English, maths or science (GCSE level) or any A-level subject, for 1 hour per week for 7 weeks. Full training and DBS check is provided. In just 7 hours, you can help to make education fairer and support a disadvantaged young person finding it difficult to work independently at home. We aim to support as many young people as possible, so welcome applications from all disciplines!

    Our usual programmes run in-school face to face during the school/university term. We've moved our support online to continue to help pupils who need it the most, when they need it the most. 

     

    The great opportunity for online coaching/tutoring means that it can be done from anywhere in the world! We have students volunteering with us from as far away as Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore, and some right here in Birmingham!

    • Activity TypesAdvice/Guidance, Education and Training, People and Community, Working with Children
    • CommitmentWeekly commitment
    • Self-management
    • Application of Information Technology
    • Application of Numeracy
    • Communication and Literacy
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