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Kent charities are sharing their skilled volunteering needs with us, take a look…

Skilled Volunteering Opportunities

Stronger Kent Communities is in contact with hundreds of charities who are sharing their skilled volunteering needs with us. We are working hard to match volunteers with charities.

View a selection of the skilled volunteering tasks and roles below, then:

Volunteers: let us know the skills you would like to volunteer
Charities: let us know your skilled volunteering needs
Email: contact@strongerkentcommunities.org.uk

Beyond the Page:
Crowdfunding advice

About: www.beyondthepage.org.uk

Details: advice and support in setting up/ running a crowdfunding campaign. Someone who can provide online/ phone advice to the director, with tips and suggestions.

Skills needed: experience of setting up a crowdfunding campaign.

Communigrow:  
Independent inspection of accounts

About: www.communigrow.org.uk/

Details: The accounts will be prepared and the independent examiner has to verify them. A bit like auditing but not as extensive. The volunteer would have to take a sample of transactions. Our accounts are in very good order, we use Excel spreadsheets.

Skills needed: finance professional

Computers for Charities:
Refurbish IT equipment

About: www.computers4charity.org/

Details: We have computer equipment that urgently needs refurbishing so that we can donate it to other needy causes locally. However, we currently do not have staff to do the refurbishing owing to self-isolation.

Skills needed: IT technicians

Bradbourne Riding for the Disabled Group:  
Fundraising and events trustee

About: www.bradbourne-rda.org.uk

Details: a passionate fundraising volunteer to join the Board of Trustees to offer fundraising expertise and help develop income for Bradbourne RDA Group.

Skills needed: events experience

Kent Food Hubs C.I.C:  
Legal advice

About: http://kentfoodhubs.co.uk/

Details: legal advice, especially contractual, possibly GDPR-related as well.

Skills needed: legal professional

Romney Marsh Community Support Hub:  
Video editing/photography/creative

About: www.rmdc.org.uk

Details: creatives who can come up with ideas on how to engage people at home who don’t have the internet.

Skills needed: a creative with experience of video editing & photography

Second Chance Animal Rescue:
Marketing & branding

About: www.scar-crockenhill.org

Details: create new branding and campaigns to demonstrate our impact.

Skills needed: experience in social media & comms

Wye Community Farm:
Social media 

About: https://www.facebook.com/WyeCF/

Details: we need help to maximise our reach on Facebook, for membership purposes and to add functionality to our page with a fundraising button, making it easier for people to either donate or become members.

Skills needed: social media experience

Helping Others Powers Encouragement (HOPE):  
Data processing 

About: https://www.facebook.com/HelpingOthersPersonalEncouragement/

Details: to update current partnership details and Organisations Database.

Skills needed: proficient in MS Excel

Folkestone Hythe and District Mencap:  
Desktop publishing

About: https://fhdmencap.weebly.com

Details: to give us some advice, guidance and tips on desktop publishing to help us improve our newsletter and make it easier to produce.

Skills needed: experience in desktop publishing

Volunteers: let us know the skills you would like to volunteer

Charities: let us know your skilled volunteering needs

Email: contact@strongerkentcommunities.org.uk