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

Benefit Checkers / Universal Credit claim support

This is a new role for us here at NBAC and will involve being part of a team working with clients on a 1 to 1 basis to assess their benefit entitlements, using an on-line tool and/or support people to apply for Universal credit on-line. Some knowledge or experience of the benefit system is advisable but all volunteers will receive full training and on-going support. Current sessions run on Tuesday mornings: 10.30am - 12.30pm. For more information please get in touch with us here at NBAC.

Community Navigator volunteers

Our Community Navigator project - to connect older people with their communities - is now looking to recruit a team of volunteers to visit people in their homes, provide relevant information and signposting support and perhaps acompany them to local activities or services as required. If you would like to be part of this innovative project designed to make a difference to the lives of older people and are keen to develop your knowledge of the local services, groups and activities that could support our clients do please get in touch to find out how you can get involved. We are looking to recruit to the following areas: Avonmouth, Lawrence Weston, Henbury, Brentry, Southmead and Stoke Bishop.

IT Facilitator: Community Support project

To facilitate a 4 week 'Introduction to Tablets' course for people aged over 55 alongside a small team of volunteers. Your role, using a pre-designed programme, will be to work alongside the tutor delivering the 4 interactive workshops and support people who are new to using tablets 1 to 1. You should be confident using tablets and the internet, willing to work with people of varying abilities and knowledge, a good communicator. If you are interested in finding out more about this role please get in touch. Our next sessions are likely to run on a Thursday morning, November - December: 10.30 - 12.30pm.

Community Advice Champions 

This role will be based in Henbury, Lawrence Weston, Southmead or Kingswood (depending on your location) working as part of a team within the local community. As a Community Advice Champion you will support people to complete welfare benefit forms and charity applications and refer or signpost them to other services they may need. NBAC will provide full training and day to day support will be provided by a local community project. You should have some knowledge of the benefit system and experience of working or volunteering with people on a 1-to-1 basis - and be able to commit to half a day a week for a minimum of 9 months. 

Trustees

We are also keen to hear from anyone who wouild 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 experence of being a treasurer. The trustees meet monthly on a Wednesday, early evening, for 2 hours here in Lockleaze. If you would like more information please call Sally/Helen on 0117 9515751.

 

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