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27th Feb 2017, My Guide Volunteer Opportunity, Chilworth Point 1, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JQ
Would you like to make a real practical difference to someone living with sight loss? Would you like to be instrumental in helping someone to participate more fully in their local community and work towards greater independence?

Guide Dogs are currently seeking volunteers to do just that as part of their ground breaking My Guide scheme. My Guide is a service provided by Guide Dogs to support people who are living with sight loss to get out and about, to do the things they want to do. The role involves providing sighted guide assistance in the Salisbury area.

We currently have service users waiting and they would really like to build up confidence in getting out and about with the overall aim of being able to go out independently.

This exciting and fulfilling volunteering opportunity would suit someone who likes to get out and about, lives in Salisbury or nearby and could spare two to three hours a week. Full My Guide training and ongoing support and supervision are provided. Volunteers must be 18+ and would require a DBS check.

To find out more about how you could help towards a person living with sight loss getting more out life, contact Hazel Dyson, Volunteering Consultant on 0118 983 8892 or at hazel.dyson@guidedogs.org.uk.
Contact Hazel Dyson on 07881 269557 Contact by email
24th Feb 2017, One bath bomb can make the difference, 20B Cross Keys Shopping Arcade
Scent&Colour presents Julia's Duckies, the most adorable bath bombs that make the difference in our community!
If you enjoy having a nice bath, or you want to surprise your beloved ones with an original little something, come to Cross Keys Arcade and discover Julia's Duckies. All the profits will be donated to Julia's House, a children's hospice that provides practical and emotional support for families caring for a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, with frequent and regular support in their own homes, in the community or at the hospice.

We hope to see you soon!
Contact Scent&Colour on 07931 828398 Contact by email
18th Jan 2017, Could you become a volunteer in Salisbury Child Contact Centre?, Unit 6, Paxton Business Centre, Whittle Road, Churchfields, Salisbury SP2 7YR
A Child Contact Centre is a safe, friendly and neutral place where children of separated families can spend time with one or both parents and sometimes other family members. They are child-centred environments that provide toys, games and facilities that reflect the diverse needs of children affected by family breakdown.
A volunteer at a Child Contact Centre is primarily responsible for facilitating meaningful contact between a child or children and a non-resident parent.
Volunteers in Child Contact Centres need to be impartial, caring, tolerant, sensitive, flexible, discreet and reliable.
Required only 1st or 3rd Saturday a month from 10:15am - 13:30pm.

Please contact the Co-ordinator - Amber Skyring:
amber@wessexcommunityaction.org.uk or call 01722 326822
Contact Amber Skyring on 01722 326822 Contact by email
5th Nov 2016, Volunteers Needed, Suite 8 Unit 6 Minton Distribution Park, London Road, Amesbury, SP4 7RT
Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Would you like to help families? Are you a good listener? We are looking for home-visiting volunteers to join our team, so if you would like to make a difference to a family in your community please get in touch today. All of our volunteers are fully trained and our next course starts in the new year.
Download an application form from our website or contact Becky 01980 676237 for more information
Contact Lisa Helks on 07860282978 Contact by email
21st Oct 2016, Volunteers Needed!!, Unit 6b Ashfield Trading Estate, Ashfield Rd, Salisbury, SP2 7HL
Do you have a few hours free on a regular basis? Keen to help a local organisation which supports local peopel in crisis?
The Trussell Trust which runs Salisbury Foodbank (and also has a national network of foodbanks) is looking for extra volunteers to help:
- in our Salisbury shops
- in our shop donations warehouse sorting and preparing donations
- in our furniture upcycling project
Please contact Monica or Liz - we'd love to hear from you
Contact Monica Wilson on 01722 580180 Contact by email
23rd May 2016, Volunteers Needed, Fisherton House, Wilton Road, Salisbury SP2 7FD
Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire, a local charity supporting individuals who have Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) (such as from a stroke, fall, road traffic accident or illness) and their families is recruiting volunteers.
The volunteers are needed to assist with their Monday and Thursday Activities Group, which runs from 9.30am to 1.30pm at Fisherton House, Wilton Road, Salisbury.
The groups allow individuals with an ABI to meet together and take part in group activities aimed at allowing members to improve areas such as memory, planning skills and social communication skills. Brain Injury can be sudden and devastating and it can affect an individual physically, cognitively and emotionally but with the right help at the right time there can be life after brain injury.
Volunteers will be supported by the Activities Co-ordinator and Development Officer to work with individuals within the group setting. These are varied and fulfilling roles. Please contact Sarah Allen on 07725 827869 or by e mailing info@salisburyheadway.co.uk for more details.
Contact Sarah Allen on 07725827869 Contact by email
 

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