Would you like to use your skills and talents to help disadvantaged people in Russia? Would you like to meet like-minded people and develop new skills at the same time? It’s possible you could be just the person we are looking for.  Below you’ll find details of volunteer opportunities both in the UK and in Russia.  If they appeal, please check out our volunteer pack and then contact Julia Ashmore if you think you have something to offer.

UK opportunities

We are looking for a volunteer who will be able to help with publicity and online fundraising from November 2016 to March 2017. You will need to have good computer skills, including use of social media and online communication. Most  important you’ll do something you really enjoy!

Help translate reports and appeals ( from Russian to English)

Help fundraise by updating our online fundraising platforms

Help publicise our work on social media

Advise us on specialist issues

Opportunities in St Petersburg, Russia

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the role of the supervisor of our AT project in St Petersburg and Moscow with a physio and ergo therapeutic background and the practical knowledge of matching various AT devices with a certain type of disabilities. Can you help? Contact Julia Ashmore. Please see the details here.

We have part-time volunteer opportunities for up to three students traveling to St Petersburg for their year abroad. You will need to speak good Russian, be able to use your initiative and enjoy working with little children and helping vulnerable people:

Dinamika School: teaching English to disabled pupils( TEFL/some experience needed)

Sunflower Centre: looking after children while parents are in support group sessions. Small admin tasks, updating  website content, assisting with events, translating from Russian to English

Food Aid programme: helping with food parcels distribution (3-4 times/year)