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The Minstead Trust is urgently seeking volunteers for the following roles:

Wood Turning Enthusiast - Working as part of a small team, supporting adults with learning disabilities, on a one to one basis, providing instruction and support on basic wood-turning skills

Skills support with literacy and numeracy - To work one to one in sessions of half an hour with 3 to 5 students on a Monday morning. You would be helping the students with their reading, writing, money skills, telling the time, numbers etc. according to the individuals need and using age-appropriate materials and resources.

Families Matter: Puppet Stage and Sound Crew
Praisin' Hands Puppets based at Hythe URC is looking for 2 people with strong muscles to load and lift equipment from the van, set up the stage, watch the very entertaining children's puppet show and then dismantle the stage and load up the equipment. Any expertise/experience in sound desk/lighting would be valuable, but not required.

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  • Association of Volunteer Managers
    For those who manage volunteers in England.
  • Workplace Pensions
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  • CSV (Community Service Volunteers)
    Large scale provider of volunteering opportunities in the UK. CSV also supports training and education initiatives.
  • Small Charities Coalition
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    Do-It
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  • Institute of Volunteering Research
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  • Reach
    Recruits people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the UK with specific business, professional, managerial or technical career experience.
  • Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP)
    Promotes volunteering by older people and matches individuals with local voluntary opportunities. It operates across Great Britain with more than 5,000 volunteers and aims to involve as many people as possible over the age of fifty.
  • Society Guardian - Volunteering section
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  • Student Volunteering England
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  • TimeBank
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  • V inspired
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  • Youth Action Network
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