Volunteering Opportunities

If you would like a full role description or would like to find out more about any of the vacancies listed before applying please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator on 0117 9515751 x221 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply directly for any of the following vacancies please click here to access our online application form.

If you would like to talk to us about other skills you could share with us please click here to make an enquiry and we will contact you as soon as we can.

   

Current Vacancies

Advice Support volunteers: Welfare Benefits

Would you like the opportunity to develop your knowledge around welfare benefits and support people through the application process? We are keen to recruit a number of advice support volunteers to meet with clients 1 to1 within our Lockleaze office and support them to complete disability benefit application forms and/or charity applications. We provide full training and offer on-going support and an opportunity for people to learn more about the advice sector within a friendly setting. We ask for a committment of one session (3 to 4 hrs) a week for a minimum of 9 months and are looking to recruit throughout October for a November start. please contact us for more information.

Get On-line Welfare Benefit volunteer

We are keen to recruit an additional volunteer to join our Get Online team on a Thursday morning. This role would suit someone with some knowledge or experience of welfare benefits issues and a willingness to learn, with confident IT skills and excellent communication skills. The role will involve helping people apply for Universal Credit online, carrying out benefit checks using an online tool and assisting drop-in clients to use computers, smart phones or tablets to access the internet.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to use/develop your skills working 1to1 with people and we offer full training and support for the role.

Assesment Buddy volunteers

This is a new role for NBAC - offering support to vulnerable clients to attend assessments for their Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claims. Many people get extremely anxious about the assessment process; this role will involve arranging with clients to collect them from their home and take them to the appointment in central Bristol, to be a reassuring presence during the assessment appointment and to accompany them back home. No set day or times - flexibity will be key!

 Minibus Driver: Shopping trips

We offer older people from the local community of Lockleaze/Horfield an oportunity to head to one of the larger supermarkets on alternate Friday mornings - both for cheaper shopping and as an opportunity to meet and socialise - and are keen to recruit a minibus driver to collect and return those attending, on alternate Fridays. If you enjoy helping older people, have a clean driving licence and have the time to spare we can offer you MIDAS (minibus driver) training (if you don't already have it) and support to become a valued member of the shopping club volunteer team. 

Trustees

We are also keen to hear from anyone who would be interested in joining our trustee team. We currently have 2 vacancies and would particularly welcome interest for one of the vacancies from anyone with previous experience of being a treasurer. The trustees meet monthly on a Wednesday, early evening, for 2 hours here in Lockleaze. For more information click here or please call Sally/Helen on 0117 9515751. 

 

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