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Charities and Volunteering

Our youth centres offer excellent volunteering opportunities for adults aged 18 and over. If you can commit to a 6 to 12 month period at an after school, evening or weekend session we can help you gain valuable skills and experience of working with young people aged 11-19 (and up to 24 with a learning difficulty or disability). Some of the youth activities you would be assisting with include: sport and recreation dance and music  health education  personal development and.......

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Noah's Ark Children's hospice explain the objectives of their Building the Ark Appeal. A hospice building for children and families in North London Our Building the Ark Appeal is raising funds to construct North London's only children's hospice building. Complementing our sector-leading 'hospice at home' and community-based services, a hospice building will allow us to offer a complete hospice service for the 1,086 children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.......

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Positive people from the local community needed - could you spare two to four hours a week for a year to help turn a child's life round? This is the question that Chance UK is posing.  By becoming a Chance UK mentor you would be helping inspire a primary school child with behavioural difficulties, who otherwise when a little older might find themself drawn into anti-social or criminal activity. And the benefits are not all one-way.  The work can be tremendously personally rewarding.......

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Can you be a good neighbour? North London Hospice is seeking volunteers to befriend patients in their own homes. Over 70% of people with a life-limiting diagnosis prefer to receive their care at home. Many of these patients are isolated, or have families or carers who would appreciate a friendly smile and some support. You can make a difference by volunteering a few hours of your time – full training and supervision provided. For more information, please join us at our community tea.......

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North London Samaritans have got through the first stage of a submission to the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the "Tin Tabernacle" in Bowes Park for use as a call centre and community centre.  To succeed in Stage 2 they need to prove that there is sufficient demand from community groups and other organisations who would wish to hire such a hall. The "Tin Tabernacle" is otherwise known as Shaftesbury Hall and is situated in Herbert Road, very close to Bowes Park station.  Originally.......

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St Andrew's Church in Southgate has issued an appeal for people to volunteer to help run a winter night shelter. St Andrew's is one of several churches in the borough involved in the Enfield Churches Winter Night Shelter scheme, being run in association with All People All Places.  The scheme started operation earlier this week and St Andrews is providing overnight shelter on Wednesday nights for six weeks starting on 6th January, offering meals and a warm place to sleep to homeless.......

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The Enfield Young People’s Project (EYPP) is an innovative programme that works with young people to develop self-esteem and build up the skills they need to resist peer pressure, avoid risky situations and make safe and informed choices. If you are over 18 you can volunteer to support the young people taking part in this rewarding programme. The next project starts in March 2016 and will run every Tuesday and / or Wednesday for 13 weeks during school term time. Full training will be.......

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