Welfare Benefits Volunteer Visiting Officer
We are looking for a friendly volunteer who enjoys the company of older people to join the Welfare Benefits team. You will be assisting clients with claiming attendance allowance and other benefits, which would otherwise be unclaimed. As home visits to assist clients with filling in the relevant forms is an important part of this role, access to your own transport is helpful. Although not essential, previous experience in working or volunteering with vulnerable adults in their home will be beneficial, as well as a knowledge of the benefits claims process and some data entry experience.
Fundraising and Events Support Volunteer
Would you like to be a part of Age UK Richmond's inaugural engAGE Music Festival? This fundraising event will take place in East Sheen on Sunday 14th July. We are looking for volunteers to support our team of staff and volunteers with tasks including, setting up and clearing up, collecting tickets, marshaling and generally helping where needed. This is a great opportunity for a fun day out, while supporting your local independent charity, as well as helping raise much needed funds.
Outings Volunteer for Community Services
lder people in Richmond Borough love our monthly outings! Age UK Richmond runs a year-round calendar of outings to places of interest, including museums, historical house, gardens etc . Our volunteers accompany groups of older people enabling them to enjoy getting out and about, as well as making new friends and experiencing new places. If you are a friendly person, who likes to get out and about and enjoys the company of older people please contact us.
Handyperson Service Volunteer
As part of this very popular chargeable service, which is available to Richmond Borough residents over the age of 18 (subsidised charges for those over 65), you will be carrying out small practical tasks, including putting up shelves, assembling flat pack furniture, changing lightbulbs as arranged with the service manager. This service makes a major contribution to the quality of life of older people by ensuring their homes are safe. If you are a keen DIYer and have a little time to spare each week we would love to hear from you!
IT Support Volunteer
Age UK Richmond has been providing IT support and training for several years across Richmond Borough, offering weekly drop-ins, regular workshops and one-to-one sessions. IT volunteers help older people access the internet, keep in touch with friends and family and get the most out of their devices. If you are a patient person with good IT skills and of course a sense of humour this may be the role for you!
If you think you have the skills or experience for any of the above roles or you would like further details please contact:
Jackie Marie, Volunteer Co-ordinator, for more details and an application pack:
Telephone: 020 8878 3451