Rye Volunteering Hub

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Secretary

Secretary needed for RHSC Sailability, a registered Charity that helps people with disabilities enjoy the fun and freedom of dinghy sailing at Rye Harbour.  You will need to have access to email, send out an agenda and takes minutes at monthly meetings.  Once a year at the AGM there will be some extra paperwork.  You will be joining a friendly team of volunteers and training can be given.  If interested you will also have the opportunity to try dinghy sailing with an experienced skipper and crew. Please contact carolinewylson@btinternet.com

 

Cafe Co-ordinator 

• ensure the café gathering takes place on a set day and time, and that those attending are warmly welcomed
• use and work with the chosen venue effectively, which could include activities such as ordering, making and serving refreshments, or organising a raffle on the day
• provide updates and feedback to relevant Parkinson's UK staff members about how the café session are going

 

Healthy Club Volunteer

As a Buddy volunteer you will help older people coming along to the Healthy Living Club feel welcome, encourage people to take part in activities, help with making the tea and coffee and having a chat with participants over a cuppa, as well as getting involved in the activities!

The Healthy Living Clubs provide a welcoming environment where participants can get involved in fun activity sessions such as playing boccia, ping pong, going for a walk or taking part in chair-based exercises, as well as receive information on healthy eating and general health and wellbeing. The clubs are for two hours once a fortnight ( Wednesday 10.15 am -12.15 pm) and participants are encouraged to give suggestions for activities and the type of support they would like to receive to help them improve their health.

 

Hearing Aid Maintainer

To visit on a regular basis Residential Homes, Sheltered Units, Nursing Homes, Day Centres and people with mobility problems to establish a friendly and helpful relationship with hard of hearing residents/individuals. 
Opportunity to provide support at local exhibitions where the East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre have a display stand, also to provide support on the Mobile Advisory Service which travels throughout East Sussex.

Main tasks and responsibilities involve:

- To check hearing aids are functioning:
- check ear moulds and clean if necessary
- check tubing and replace where appropriate
- check hearing aid batteries and replace if necessary
- replace hearing aid cords where appropriate
- to go over basic guidance on using hearing aids to best advantage.

 

Robertsbridge Age Concern

Robertsbridge Age Concern is looking for Kitchen Assistants - Food prepared externally simply need warming & serving 
Drivers to take members to & from home  
Entertainment Organiser- Co-ordinate visiting entertainers 

 

Spartan Race

Spartan Race is a leading worldwide obstacle race event series and volunteering with us is the perfect way to join a very dynamic, enthusiastic and fun team!

Volunteering in major sporting events such as Spartan Race is extremely rewarding and you don't need previous experience to take part. We want you to be highly enthusiastic, motivated, feel comfortable volunteering in a fast-pace working environment and most importantly, to have lots of fun and have a great experience!

Course Marshal - Based at an obstacle providing plenty of encouragement for all participants!

Finish Line - Welcome the racers back with big smiles and praises for their efforts plus handing out well-deserved medals, T-shirts, water and snacks.

Registration - Welcome and register all race participants for the day. Computer training is provided.

Bag Drop - Our manned locker service for racers to store their belongings while racing.

Junior Race - Be involved with juniors aged 4-13 years old as they compete for glory as well!

Car Parking - Assist with the car parking management and organisation.

Fundraising Team Member - Rye Harbour Branch

The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea. Each team is supported by a Community Fundraising Manager, although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the team members themselves.

Woodcraft and Construction Volunteer

Currently, we are looking for volunteers who want to work outdoors using coppiced chestnut wood to make round wooden structures, which are aesthetic, practical and well designed with wood that is sourced from our woodland. The work is physical and creative and a team approach is essential. The project will be led by David Buildings and estates manager, who has been a builder for many years. He is currently building a woodland and enterprise village for our young rangers club.

Specific tasks include:

Building round wood building, with grass roof
2 x disabled access composting eco tree bogs
Outside cooking area
Fire pits
Extracting wood from woodland for builds
Making good Rises and walk ways into the woodland.
All types of building work and maintenance will be included, including, roofing plumbing, plastering, and carpentry.

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We are looking for the views of our local community. Wanting to know what groups, services, events ect. you would like to see in Bexhill

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Rother Voluntary Action

47 London Rd,

Bexhill-on-Sea

TN39 3JY

01424 217259

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