Volunteer With Us
Do you want to be part of an exhilarating experience? Getting involved in new projects, learning new skills and helping your local community at the same time? Whether you are looking to boost your skills or simply want to get out of the house and meet new people, then we have a volunteering opportunity that suits you.
You could be working in our busy office here at Perry Common Community Hall; helping our residents at our Sycamore Court Extra Care Scheme; helping to organise one of our many community events; assisting the Homes and Properties team; working on our busy reception desk; computer work; distributing our publicity – or anything else you can think of.
We are a friendly and welcoming team and genuinely appreciate the help of our volunteers. What’s more, all your volunteering will directly benefit the local community here in Perry Common and far beyond.
Please take a look at the following volunteer opportunities we have:
*For further informaiton about each of these roles, please see the contact details at the bottom of the Role Description.
We are looking to recruit individuals who are familiar with neighbourhoods in Erdington District and local to Perry Common and Wyrley Birch. Community Researchers will work with WLCA on finding out about local people’s concerns, issues and aspirations and to help signpost people to relevant support, advice and information services. Please see the Role Description for more details.
Events and Activities Volunteer
We are looking to recruit volunteers to assist with and support our community events and activities. This is a great opportunity for personal development as volunteers taking on this role will engage with and support the local community in lots of different ways. Please see the Role Description for more details.
In this role we are looking to recruit a group of enthusiastic volunteers to work alongside our Libraries Delivery Team to support and run activities at Perry Common and Kingstanding Libraries. This is a fantastic opportunity for personal development as volunteers taking on this role will engage with and support the local community in lots of different ways, as detailed below
Peer Mentors / Befrienders
We are looking to recruit volunteers who are interested in providing 1:1 support in a number of settings. WLCA Peer Mentors/Befrienders will provide regular 1:1 support to an individual with whom they have been matched. Please see the Role Description for more details.
For general enquiries about volunteering, please call us on 0121 382 1930, come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall between 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday or send us a message via social media.
The WLCA team are the driving force behind the work that we do in Perry Common and beyond. There’s always something different going on, new projects starting and exciting events taking place.
Please see below a list of our current opportunities that we have available.
Employment and Skills Officer – £20-24,000 p/a, (12 Months Fixed Term Initially)
With a proactive work-first approach, you will design and deliver a range of accredited and customised training programmes to support unemployed residents into sustainable employment.
Contracts Compliance and Support Officer – £18-21,000 p/a, (12 Months Fixed Term Initially)
Monitoring and reporting projects(s) and contract performance, ensuring all compliance requirements are adhered to and service quality is maintained. This will involve creating, maintaining, updating systems and processes; working with colleagues to collate and analyse information; and submitting reports to funding bodies, internal colleagues and external stakeholders.
The closing date for both applications is: Monday 4th September 2017 5:00pm
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 14th September 2017
For more information or an informal chat about these posts, please contact Iram Fardus on 0121 3821930
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