Make a difference to the lives of homeless people by volunteering with us. Whether it’s minutes or months, hours or days, the time you give really does matter.
Café from Crisis offers training opportunities to Crisis clients either in the kitchen or front of house, equipping them for future opportunities or employment. Through technical training such as kitchen craft and barista skills, clients can gain qualifications and confidence in a public-facing environment where they are supported on their journey out of homelessness.
Use your professional experience and studies to facilitate peer supervision sessions for staff working with members who have experienced trauma and multiple complex needs; creating a safe space to reflect on practice and learn from experience and helping ensure staff feel able to manage professional problems and stress and feel 'mentally healthy' in their role; thus enabling them to support members on their journey out of homelessness to the best of their abilities.
We are looking for a Classroom Assistant volunteer to support our Arts Tutor in Mixed Media Classes this Spring Term (13 May - 19 July 2019). Mixed Media takes place on a Thursday from 2.00pm - 5.00pm.
Crisis Skylight Birmingham is looking for a friendly volunteer to support with our Podcasting classes this Spring term (13 May - 19 July 2019). Podcasting classes will take place on a Thursday, 10.30am - 12.30pm.
Our social media and learning team admin volunteer will help make a difference to our members lives by ensuring our members are aware of opportunities that are available to them to help them develop social networks, new skills and to move on in their journey out of homelessness.
As an IT volunteer you will be training and supporting staff, volunteers and members with excel issues to ensure the service is running smoothly. You will also put together a step by step guide with the potential to deliver this to an IT class for our members. This is a flexible role to fit around your time.
Our IT classes support members to develop skills that can help them to move on with the next steps of their journey - this might be learning about a particular software package or completing an online learning programme. You will make a real difference to their lives by providing support to the class tutor as well as the Crisis members who attend the class.
Our gardening class teaches members a range of gardening skills including how to grow their own vegetables. At this session members will be helping prepare our allotment before planting for the coming seasons.
Help us to develop our singing group for performances at our carol concert and other events. Use your skills as a pianist/keyboard player and your ability to read music and harmonise to help us develop our talented members ready for performance.