How you can Give us a Hand

There are many ways that you can give us a hand to help our clients.

Although some training is required for roles that involve client contact and ongoing/frequent support, there are plenty of other important ways you can help us which need no training at all and will only require a couple of hours of your time once a year.

Please take a look through the lists below which will give you an idea of some – though not all – the ways you might be able to give us a hand:

No training required:

Help at fundraising events

Cracker Fair (26th & 27th November 2022)

  • Wrap tombola prizes
  • Decorate and set up the stand
  • Do a shift at the Fair helping on our stand

Walk for Life (we’ll need help for 2023 – September/October)

  • Directing parking on site
  • Help with setting up tables for lunch
  • Providing coffee at the start
  • Acting as marshals during the walk
  • Clearing up after lunch

Awareness raising

  • Tell all your friends about our fundraising events
  • Hold a coffee morning or help at a coffee morning
  • Help with posters and other publicity for events
  • JustTell2 people you know about us, our work, how to become a member and how they can Give us a Hand

Requiring a one-day Induction training (or online equivalent):

Providing social and practical help to clients

  • Meeting up occasionally for a coffee, a gentle walk or a game of cards
  • Technical assistance with a computer update or an app like WhatsApp
  • Helping with shopping or collecting prescriptions
  • Driving someone to the hairdresser or a physiotherapy session
  • French speakers to help with French form filling
  • Helping at our monthly Drop-In Days with setting up and taking down or joining the kitchen team supplying tea/coffee and a light lunch

If you can Give us a Hand with any of the above, or just want to register yourself on our list of helpers for future events or for ad-hoc client support, please contact Cat Hartley at cat.csflanguedoc@gmail.com

No offer of help is too small!