Volunteer for Crisis Skylight Birmingham

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Crisis Skylight Birmingham. Volunteers play an integral role in the services that we deliver throughout the year and are invaluable to us. 

The volunteer opportunities we have available change all the time so please visit again at a later date if you do not see something you are interested in today. 

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Art in Crisis roles - throughout July 2017

Tour Guide

We are looking for six communicative and confident individuals with a strong interest in the Arts to act as Tour Guides at a number of professional local art galleries, full gallery assistant training will be provided. This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the sector and gain some professional experience.

Art in Crisis Tour Guide Role Description

Broadcaster / Journalist

We are looking to recruit two broadcasters / journalists who will take on the role of taking photos and interviewing members throughout the course of Art in Crisis 2017, helping highlight homelessness in a public forum whilst gaining experience in journalism / broadcasting.

Art in Crisis Broadcaster Journalist Role Description

Committee Member

We are hoping to recruit four committee members who will become crucial contributers to the planning of Art in Crisis 2017 events, working with staff to shape the events and make them successful.

Art in Crisis Committee Member Role Description

Other Opportunities

Progression Group Facilitator

We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to lead and facilitate a group of members who are coming to the end of accessing our services to meet on a weekly basis in the local area. The focus of the group will be health and wellbeing and a requirement of the role will be to research potential opportunities and activities that the group could do. You will need to be available once a week to meet with the group. The group have expressed an interest in doing activities which give back to the community.

Progression Group Facilitator Role Description

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Community Fundraising Group Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers who will work together / join up as a group to organise and attend events in Birmingham to raise awareness and funds within the local community. This will be an exciting and fast-paced role with the opportunity to work with others to raise money for Crisis.

Community Fundraising Group Volunteer Role Description

Community & Events Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking for individuals to support our Fundraising Executive in networking with the local community and developing fundraising initiatives. It will be great if you are an outgoing person who is confident speaking with others.

Community & Events Fundraising Volunteer Role Description

Members after gaining qualifications, holding certificates

How to apply

Training and interviews will be held at our offices in Digbeth, Birmingham or very nearby if this venue is not available - travel expenses will be reimbursed and lunch will be provided if the training runs over a lunch time. We are looking to recruit and induct to the Learning Admin, Events and Fundraising roles as soon as possible.

To apply for a role please fill in our Volunteer Application Form with reference to the Skills and Experience section of the relevant role description and our Equal Opportunities Form and send them to volunteering.birmingham@crisis.org.uk

If you have any questions please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Natalie Edwards, on 0121 348 7958.

Other ways to help

We rely on your generosity to change homeless people’s lives. We welcome donations of all sizes, people raising money for us through events and sponsorship and help with our campaigning work.




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