- Zero Carbon Guildford
Zero Carbon Guildford is a charity set up to enable local community action to tackle the climate and ecological crisis and associated social issues.
Zero Carbon Guildford operates a Community Hub, in the centre of Guildford, to enable the community to come together to tackle these issues.
The Hub includes a zero-waste shop, café, climate cinema and meeting/exhibition space and showcases ways local people can make changes to help Guildford's journey towards a zero-carbon future.
Volunteer with Zero
A Volunteer Event Steward is part of a team who are responsible for ensuring larger events at ZERO (our building in the Centre of Guildford) run smoothly.
The responsibilities of the Volunteer Event Steward team may include:
- Setting up ZERO for an event.
- Directing guests around the building.
- Providing information to guests.
- Serving refreshments.
- Clearing down ZERO after an event. Events Stewards will work with the on-duty Venue Custodian to help ensure the smooth running of ZERO.
What this role offers:
- An opportunity to be part of a team making an exciting new community project happen.
- The chance to build contacts and friendships with like minded people in the Guildford environmental community.
- A reference from one of the Trustees of ZERO Carbon Guildford for your future development.
Desirable skills, experience and qualities (Ideally, the candidate will possess at least some of the following skills, experience and qualities):
- Reliable and trustworthy
- Friendly attitude when dealing with others
- Willingness to be a proactive part of a team
- Desire to be part of the ZERO team
- Interest in environmental, climate and ecological matters.
Hours: Ad-hoc, depending on availability and ZERO event programme
Location: ZERO - Guildford town centre
Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses via public transport
Date posted 9/9/21
Age UK Surrey
Age UK Surrey aims to:
- promote the wellbeing of older people in Surrey
- improve public awareness of issues concerning ageing
- influence public policy to meet the needs of older people
- work with other agencies in the provision of relevant services for older people
If you have the time - however little - there are so many ways in which you can help.
The rewards are great. You will use your skills, meet new people, have fun and find it very, very rewarding. You can be sure that the time you give is making a positive difference to older people in the community.
Aldershot Military Museum
Hampshire County Council Arts and Museums Service aims to deliver a nationally excellent and innovative cultural offer that engages and inspires people living, working and spending time in Hampshire. We work collaboratively with communities and other cultural providers to increase access to and appreciation of the County’s rich arts and museums resource.
The Museum exists to collect, document, safeguard, interpret and make accessible artefacts and specimens that provide a record of all aspects of life in the Rushmoor area from the past and present. The Museum encourages visitors to explore its collection for inspiration, learning and enjoyment.
We aim to encourage new audiences to come and enjoy our diverse and adaptable museum that works together to connect and enrich people lives with knowledge and ideas. In addition, we aim to inspire a deeper level of interest, enjoyment and understanding of Rushmoor Borough’s heritage and environment, by developing the full potential of the museum collections in our care, and by working closely with organisation’s with similar aims.
Catalyst is a non-profit organisation working with people who are dealing with issues stemming from drug and alcohol misuse and mental health.
Guildford-based for over 30 years, we work throughout Surrey and its borders in partnership with a wide variety of statutory and non-statutory organisations and bodies to provide support.
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Citizens Advice Waverley
We help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
We operate from offices in Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming and Haslemere, offering a five days-a-week telephone, drop-in and appointment service. We have over 160 volunteers across our offices, undertaking many roles. These include fundraisers, trustees, administrators, receptionists, social policy campaigners, advisers and assessors.
We use the information we gather carrying out this work to campaign for social justice, so that individuals do not suffer through a lack of knowledge or an inability to express themselves effectively.
Guildford Environmental Forum
Guildford Environment Forum are a Surrey based charity with a 25 year long history. We work to make Guildford (and the world beyond) a more sustainable place by educating, informing, cutting energy use, reducing ecological footprints, helping wildlife and tackling climate change. We work on local government climate Change committees, and run various hands-on projects that generate action on the environment within our local community.
Volunteer with us
Zero is a new environmental hub in Guildford Town Centre. The Guildford Environmental Forum will be operating a desk within the hub for people to find out about our work and how they can help make a difference to reducing the impact of climate change
As the post is a new one and voluntary the specific responsibilities will develop over time and recommendations to improve the role will be welcomed.
The role’s primary responsibilities will include:
- Welcoming visitors and introducing them to the GEF desk within the Zero.
- Explaining how GEF operates and giving examples of how GEF and ZCG are working together to achieve their similar missions.
- Giving further information about the various volunteering opportunities that GEF or ZCG can offer to those who wish to know. A display will be provided.
- Helping visitors to understand their carbon footprint and reduce it helped by tactful suggestions.
What this role offers:
We are looking for a motivated volunteer, passionate about our natural environment, to contribute towards raising the profile of GEF (and ZCG’s) work. A lead volunteer will be appointed, to whom volunteers will be able to raise any queries.
Desirable skills, experience and qualities:
(Ideally, the candidate will possess at least some of the following skills, experience and qualities)
- Knowledge of or willingness to learn about GEF and ZCG and their projects, events and mission. Full training and supervision will be provided.
- Enjoyment of communicating with members of the public who are curious to learn more about GEF and ZCG.
- An aptitude for working as part of a team of like-minded volunteers.
- A wish to support our drive for reducing climate emissions and/or stemming the loss of biodiversity near Guildford.
- Good verbal communication skills.
- Ideally, the ability to access the GEF website on a laptop and help those interested, who would like to join GEF on-line.
Museum of Farnham
The Museum of Farnham is housed in Willmer House, a Grade I listed building with many original features and a delightful walled garden.
Here you can discover the tales of William Cobbett and George Sturt whilst marveling at the inventions of John Henry Knight. Over the years Farnham has been home to many artists and craftsmen and the Museum has a fine collection by local artists including Stephen Elmer, WH Allen, Harold Falkner and Sir John Verney, as well as Farnham Greenware.
Our local studies library is a treasure trove of information on Farnham which cannot be found anywhere else. We have maps, census data, parish records, electoral rolls, street directories, newspapers, a photographic archive and more.
The walled garden is a hidden treasure of Farnham, with a tranquil and serene feel year round. Our Garden Gallery is a popular venue and available for hire for parties, exhibitions, talks and much more.
Pathways Community Support
Haslemere-based Pathways Community Support project exists to coordinate and host services to assist those hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis to get back on their feet. To that end we aim to offer a broad range of support including pathways back into work or training, benefits advice, mental health and well-being opportunities, for all ages. This means that people in the local area can have the opportunity to be seen in their home town, reducing the need to travel to Guildford Job Centre etc, the costs, potential added health risk, and the carbon footprint that involves. The Job Centre also offers job and training schemes to suit all stages of life and career, including young people, and can also signpost to domestic abuse and mental health services. For more information email email@example.com
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
We work with people with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase independence. Whether it’s learning everyday life skills, rebuilding a life affected by brain injury, acquiring the skills to drive a specially adapted car or training for future employment, we support disabled people to achieve goals for life.
The Clockhouse Day Centre (Milford)
We offer a warm and friendly environment for the over 50's where members can meet new friends, take part in our many activities or join us for outings or holidays.
The Clockhouse is open Monday to Friday 9.30am-3.30pm. We provide a range of services including hairdressing, chiropody, reflexology, hearing and sight tests.
We offer a in-expensive 2 course homemade lunch with a variety of alternatives on a daily basis as well as a snack bar offering hot drinks, biscuits and homemade cakes.
The Guildford Institute
The Spike Heritage Centre (Guildford)
To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Charlotteville and the neighbourhood (hereinafter called ‘the area of benefit’) without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race or of political or religious or other opinions, by associating together the said inhabitants and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisation in a common effort to advance education and provide facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and other leisure-time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.
To establish or secure the establishment of a Community Centre and to maintain the same, whether alone or in co-operation with any local statutory authority or other person or body in furtherance of these objects.
Transition Town Farnham
Voluntary Action South West Surrey
Supporting the voluntary and community sector across the Boroughs of Guildford and Waverley.
Voluntary Action South West Surrey (VASWS) is an independent charity set up to support, develop and promote voluntary and community involvement across the boroughs of Guildford and Waverley.
VASWS offers an extensive range of free services to all voluntary groups in our area, so whether you are a very small group just starting out or an established charity we can help.
We also match people who want to volunteer with local organisations seeking volunteers through our Volunteer Centre in Guildford.
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