Befriending | Volunteering opportunities

BELIVE Befriending Volunteer

BELIVE’s Purposes: To provide a person-centred befriending service for local people with a learning disability aged 18 plus who live in Medway or Kent. Either face to face, telephone service or both.  Due to Covid, this will now be via telephone, zoom, or Whatsapp Video. To promote a sense of belonging, improve self-esteem, confidence, identity,…

Volunteering opportunities

Digital Champion Volunteer

Project Background: Digital technology is at the heart of how public life functions now. While it has become integral to all aspects of social economics, many people remain digitally excluded. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2019 there were 4.8 million adults in the UK, or 9% of the adult UK population,…

Workshop

Virtual volunteering workshops

As part of our Virtual Volunteering initiative, we would like to invite you to our forthcoming workshops. For February and March we have a selection of workshops that might interest you and here are all the shortcuts to the free tickets. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Everything you need to know about…

Virtual volunteering | Volunteers | Workshop

Everything you need to know about Micro Volunteering 2021

Micro Volunteering: easy, quick, low commitment actions that benefit a cause. About this Event As part of our Virtual Volunteering initiative, we would like to invite you to our forthcoming workshop on micro volunteering. Micro volunteering opportunities are easy, quick, low commitment actions which are increasingly attractive to both volunteers and organisations alike. These workshops are aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to…

Virtual volunteering | Volunteers | Workshop

Virtual Volunteering – be prepared for the new normal

As part of our Virtual Volunteering initiative, we would like to invite you to our forthcoming online workshops: Thursday 28st January 10.30 – 12.00Thursday 25th February 10.30 – 12.00Thursday 25th March 10.30- 12.00 Click here to book These workshops are aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to find out more about virtual volunteering Are interested or thinking about utilizing…

Mental Health

Important things to remember this year

Christmas has become a more stressful and upsetting time of the year after recent government guidelines. Many are pained after waiting so long to see family, and they have to push back all their reunion plans. However, it is in these moments of woe to remember some key things: Breathe First of all, take a…

Befriending | Social transport | Virtual volunteering | Volunteers

Improving your CV

It is disheartening to watch the news and learn how many people have already lost their jobs and that many peoples’ jobs are on the verge of disappearing. In many meetings at the CHB Volunteer Centre, we have been talking about how we can help people to gain new skills and improve their CV’s, to help them find a new job or even start a new…

Social transport

Becoming a volunteer driver

We are seeking volunteer drivers to help us take predominantly older people to medical and social appointments in the Canterbury district. Many of our beneficiaries are unable to access public transport for a variety of reasons and are often socially isolated, lonely or vulnerable in some way. Becoming a volunteer driver is not just about…

Resources

Resources In Tough Times

After being thrown into even tougher times with lockdown 2.0, here at the CHB volunteer centre we wanted to alert you of the resources available if you’re in need of help.  Food Bank Canterbury Would a food parcel help you to make ends meet or relieve some financial pressure? Canterbury food bank is a community-run…