The BCC’s volunteering programme connects the profit and non-profit sectors within our membership network. Are you a for-profit company looking to expand your Corporate Social Responsibility activities? Let our programme match you with a non-profit organisation that can benefit from your skills.

Find your inner volunteer!

Many of our non-profit organisations need soft skills help from a professional in areas such as marketing, accounting, design and management. In other cases, they are looking for manual work from a team of volunteers. Whatever the specific needs of our non-profit members, our programme operates on the principle that both parties benefit from volunteering activities.

The mission of the BCC’s volunteering program is

To facilitate CSR activities among our for-profit members

To increase the visibility of our non-profit members

To create long-term, mutually beneficial volunteering partnerships between BCC members

Who can participate in the programme?

All BCC members can become volunteers. Non-profit BCC members are eligible to receive volunteers.

Not a BCC member? Join today!

Your help can make a difference.

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We are currently seeking volunteers for:

shield  Portus Praha

Manual help needed!

Gardening, manual work in reconstruction projects (eg. dismantling of paving; housework in sheltered housing – cleaning windows etc.).

Number of volunteers: a team of 2 – 16 volunteers

Time frame: 6 hours – 1 day

Date: Subject to the mutual agreement

Location: Slapy nad Vltavou 74 or Davle

www.portus.cz

 

shield Pink Crocodile – A Charity for Children

Consulting and Advisory/IT Support: Pink Crocodile is looking for an IT expert who would help and support them in case of technical issues they might have and provide consultation by buying and setting IT new equipment.

There are 6 computers in the school, 1 interactive whiteboard and several tablets. Pink Crocodile team works with the system „Bakaláři“ through which they manage the school register, print certificates and send the reports to the regional authority.

Number of volunteers: 1-2

Time frame: Long term cooperation, at least 10 months during the school year (September through June)

Frequency of the meetings: Depending on the occurrence of IT issues (estimated 1x in month for 3 hours)

www.pink-crocodile.org

Manual help needed: Assistance for a particular disabled child in the classroom.

Pink Crocodile is looking for a volunteer(s) for child support during a unique educational process. Volunteers would allow severely disabled children to participate in the educational process – helping with the sign language (volunteers who come regularly learn sign language spontaneously ), helping with the independent work of the child, allowing the child to understand the situation. Job includes: baby care, feeding, hygiene, help during outside walks, helping the child to go to sleep, etc. Everything is going on under the guidance of professionally trained special education teachers.

Number of volunteers: Ideally 3 for each working day/am. Pink Crocodile staff would welcome the possibility that the volunteers would rotate and help them to cover their needs through the larger group of people whose members will regularly visit them on preagreed days).

Frequency of the meetings: Ideally 8:30 – 13:30, minimally 9:00 – 11:00, regular and long term cooperation (e.g. 1x forthnight or 1x in a month)

www.pink-crocodile.org

 

shield   Salvation Army

Consulting and advisory: Marketing, Project management

Salvation Army team is looking for a volunteer(s) who would help them to create a marketing campaign for addressing individual donors and companies for the purchase of „Ambulance“.

The Salvation Army would like to operate a bigger truck – “Ambulance“, which could provide first aid so called Street medicine to homeless people on the street. This would be an off-road vehicle, which would be equipped with basic medical equipment and medicines. They need to fundraise 3x 1 million CZK for the car and its equipment.

Number of volunteers: 1 – 3

Time frame: long term cooperation, 12 months

Frequency of meetings: ideally weekly – combination of personal, electronic and phone communication.

www.armadaspasy.cz

Consulting and Advisory: Company Fundraising

Salvation Army team is looking for a fundraising consultant(s) who would help them to address companies with specific campaigns and who would also set a strategy for the company fundraising in the fall 2016.

Number of volunteers: 1 – 3

Time frame: 6 months (depending on the availability of volunteers)

Frequency of meetings: ideally weekly – combination of personal, phone and electronic communication.

www.armadaspasy.cz

 

shield   Nadační Fond Harmonie

Consulting and Advisory: Marketing / on-line marketing / PR / video and foto promotion

NF Harmonie is looking for a volunteer(s) who would help them with the marketing/PR campaign that would strive to source funding and long-term sustainability of the orchestra, so that music could help as many children as possible in the country.

Number of volunteers: Not specified

Time frame: long term cooperation

The frequency of meetings: upon a mutual agreement, combination of phone, personal and virtual communication.

www.nfharmonie.cz

 

shield   Domov Sue Ryder Praha

Technical support – optimization and further development of the Salesforce CRM system for the purpose of the fundraising department of the Sue Ryder Home.

Domov Sue Ryder is looking for a volunteer(s) with the deep knowledge of the administration of Salesforce CRM System.

Fundraising Department of the Sue Ryder Home has been using Salesforce CRM system at its DRM (Donor Relationship Management) for several years. Given the wide range of fundraising activities and extensive scope of the system, Sue Ryder team have failed to optimize many items of the system Sue Ryder team would like to take advantage of the full potential of the system and on the other hand, fulfil all their needs.

Number of volunteers: 1-2

Time frame: long term cooperation, 12 months (start in October 2016)

Frequency of meetings: 2 – 3x in the month for 2 – 3 hours; combination of phone, personal and virtual communication.

www.sue-ryder.cz

 

shield   The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The young DofE team is seeking further knowledge and training!

Therefore a workshop on Team Leadership, Social Media & PR, English Correspondence, or English Conversation is wanted.

Are you a personal coach? PR expert? English lecturer? Or just a native speaker who is willing to give a little bit of your free time to support a non profit organisation? Let’s hook up!

Number of volunteers: 1 – 3+

Time frame: Long term cooperation starting in autumn 2016

Frequency of meetings: Upon the mutual agreement, once in 3 – 6 months for 4 – 8 hours.

www.dofe.cz

Consulting and Advisory: Marketing / on-line marketing / PR / Communication

DofE team is looking for an expert volunteer(s) who would help them to create an on-line marketing campaign and put that into operation.

The international award has to share many interesting stories of young people who took part in the program, which could be used in the marketing campaign. Bring DofE activities closer to the public and media and also use it as a fundraising tool.

Number of volunteers: 1-3

Time frame: From November 2016 onwards (long term cooperation)

Frequency of meetings: Upon the mutual agreement, min. 1x in a month for 1-3 hours, combination of personal, phone and virtual communication.

www.dofe.cz

 

shield   Diaconia ECCB – Centre of Relief and Development

Lawyer? Law student? Intern? Welcome!

Organising events, renting spaces, receiving contributions is always underlaid by contracts and administrative work. These contracts need to be reviewed and commented. Suggestions for the new ones are welcome too.

Are you a lawyer? Law student / intern? A law firm collective who wishes to spend a mutual time together helping a non profit organisations? Now it is time to get involved!

www.spolu.diakonie.cz

Manual help / Work with clients / Specialised work

Diaconia team is looking for volunteers who would help them with various events/activities/works. 

Number of volunteers: according to specific work

Time frame: 2017

Location: Czech Republic

Further information and requirements: To get more information about specific works being organised, please contact either the specific person in each centre or download the brochure with offers here.

www.diakonie.cz/en/

Region Centre Contact
Praha SKP

(www.skp.diakonie.cz)

Věra Víchová, vichova.skp@diakonie.cz,

777 734 172

Diakonie Praha

(www.diakonie-praha.cz)

Monika Halámková, dobrovolnici@diakonie-praha.cz,

773 557 731

Diakonie Zvonek

(www.diakonie-zvonek.cz)

Kevin Leňo, kontakt@diakonie-zvonek.cz,

739 545 994

Středisko celostátních programů a služeb – Středisko pro zrakově postižené

(www.scps.diakonie.cz)

Jana Červeňáková, szp@diakonie.cz,

732 324 956

Středisko humanitární a rozvojové spolupráce

(www.diakoniespolu.cz)

Michaela Stachová, stachova.spolu@diakonie.cz,

730 182 571

Speciální škola Praha 4

(www.tvojeskolicka.cz)

Milan Černý, cerny@diakoniep13.cz,

774 417 938

Středočeský Speciální škola Čáslav

(www.specialniskola.org)

Jitka Richterová, jitka.rich@seznam.cz,

723 966 300

Diakonie Střední Čechy

(www.diakonie-stred.cz)

Pavlína Rumanová, administrativa.stred@diakonie.cz,

 734 516 734

Ústecký Diakonie Litoměřice

(www.diakoniecceltm.cz)

Zuzana Hájková, hajkova.ltm@diakonie.cz,

739 244 842

Plzeňský Diakonie Západ – stacionář Človíček Plzeň

(www.diakoniezapad.cz)

Martin Friš, martin.fris@diakonie.cz,

732 307 845

Diakonie Západ – stacionář Soběkury

(www.diakoniezapad.cz)

Eliška Cibulková, eliska.cibulkova@diakonie.cz,

773 683 189

Diakonie Západ, Plzeň

(www.diakoniezapad.cz)

Libor Janíček, libor.janicek@diakonie.cz,

604 761 460

Jihočeský Diakonie Písek

(www.diakoniepisek.cz)

Blanka Tejkalová, tejkalova@diakoniepisek.cz,

739 343 709

Vysočina Diakonie Myslibořice

(www.domovmysliborice.cz)

Blanka Veselská, projekty@domovmysliborice,

568 834 955

Jihomoravský Diakonie Betlém Klobouky u Brna

(www.betlem.org)

Jan Gavlík, gavlik@betlem.org,

777 936 578

Zlínský Hospic Citadela Valašské Meziříčí

(www.citadela.cz)

Ruth Kopecká, kopecka@citadela.cz,

605 518 212

Diakonie Vsetín

(www.diakonievsetin.cz)

Kateřina Surá, sura.vsetin@diakonie.cz,

739 244 872

Olomoucký Diakonie Sobotín

(www.diakoniecce-sobotin.cz)

Jana Dvořáčková, dvorackova@diakoniecce-sobotin.cz,

777 108 419

Moravskoslezský Diakonie Ostrava

(www.ostrava.diakonie.cz)

Martin Bittner, bittner.ostrava@diakonie.cz,

731 459 689

Praha/ ústředí (www.diakonie.cz) Mutlová, mutlova@diakonie.cz

 

shield  The Friends of Czech Heritage

Manual help needed: Restoration of the modernist Jan Hus church, Smíchov, Prague for the Církev Československá Husitská. Gardening, painting and internal repair of the building in preparation for new uses.

FOCH is looking for 8 volunteers who would help them with restoring the building and the garden to complement their grant for preservation of the main congregation hall and to facilitate effective new use of the heritage premises.

Number of volunteers: 8

Time frame: 20.5. – 21.5., 27.5. – 28.5.for 6 – 8 hours per days

Location: Na Václavce, Smíchov, Prague 5

Further information and requirements: Ability to clean and paint walls, plant shrubs and flowers, replace paving stones and to move church furniture. Insurance, supervision and all materials provided. Volunteers require work boots and clothing. Protective gloves and glasses will be provided.

Contact: j.haningerova@seznam.cz

www.czechfriends.net

Manual help needed: The Seventh Year of Restoration at Červený Dvůr in the Czech Republic

FOCH is looking for 8 volunteers who would help them with restoring the building at Červený Dvůr. Participants will work on the restoration of an 18th-century gardener’s cottage on the estate and help to recreate the formal gardens of the château. 

Number of volunteers: 8 / per week

Time frame: 3rd/10th June 2017, working holidays 2017

Location: Červený Dvůr, Czech Republic

Further information and requirements: Tasks involve simple building work and no prior skill is required. During the week there will be the opportunity to visit some of the region’s houses and castles. Apply to Peter Jamieson at info@czechfriends.net or at jamieson42@waitrose.com.

www.czechfriends.net

Manual help needed: Restoration of the renowned landscape garden at Krásný Dvůr

FOCH is looking for 8 volunteers who would help them with restoration of renowned landscape garden at Krásný Dvůr. 

Number of volunteers: 8

Time frame: Friday 8th to Friday 15th September 2017, working holidays 2017

Location: Krásný Dvůr, Czech Republic

Further information and requirements: Participants will be picked up at Prague Airport and will travel by minibus to Krásný Dvůr. Apply to Peter Jamieson at info@czechfriends.net or at jamieson42@waitrose.com.

www.czechfriends.net

Manual help needed: The Villa Stiassni in Brno

FOCH is looking for 8 volunteers who would help them with upgrading works in the gardens and maintenance work to the villa. There will also be tours of historic sites and buildings in Brno, including the world-famous Villa Tugendhat.

Number of volunteers: 8

Time frame: 8th – 15th July 2017, working holidays 2017

Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Further information and requirements: Participants can be met at Brno airport off the Ryanair flight from Stansted or make their own way to the villa. Apply to Peter Jamieson at info@czechfriends.net or at jamieson42@waitrose.com.

www.czechfriends.net

Manual help needed: Work in garden needed – Probost House, Vysehrad

FOCH is looking for volunteers who would help them with manual work in garden at Probost House, Vysehrad, Prague.

Number of volunteers: x

Time frame: 2017

Location: Štulcova 69/3, Praha 2 – Vyšehrad, 128 00, Czech Republic

Further information and requirements: To apply and ask for further details, please contact Irena Hanušová at irena@indigo-kids.cz.

www.czechfriends.net

 

shield  Modrý hroch Foundation

Consulting and Advisory: Marketing/IT technical support

Team of NF Modrý hroch is looking for expert volunteers who would help them with graphical programmes (explanation, recommendation of graphical programmes), check and maintenance of computers. The team would welcome a consultation on new and innovative marketing methods.

Number of volunteers: 2 – 3 (one per each activity)

Time frame: Long term cooperation

Location: Brno

Frequency of meetings: upon the mutual agreement for 1 – 2 hours, combination of personal, phone and virtual cooperation.

Contact: Kristýna Lehká – k.lehka@modryhroch.cz

www.modryhroch.cz

Manual help needed!

Team of NF Modrý hroch is looking for volunteers who would support them at various events. The assistance would include presentation of the NF Modrý hroch at stand, sale of promotional items, filling quizzes and games on accident prevention with children. The goal is to bring the work of NF Modrý hroch closer to the public and prevent injuries among children.

Number of volunteers: 2 – 4

Time frame: 6 – 8 hours usually at weekends (please, check the calendar of events at http:www.modryhroch.cz/poradane-akce/plan-akci-2016

Location: Brno

Frequency of meetings: upon the mutual agreement for 1 – 2 hours, combination of personal, phone and virtual cooperation.

Contact: Kristýna Lehká – k.lehka@modryhroch.cz

www.modryhroch.cz

 

 

shield Nadace Partnerství

Consulting and Advisory: Marketing / personal management / PR

Team of Nadace Partnerství is looking for volunteers who would support them at various areas. The assistance would include training and consultations, personal management skills and mentoring of organisational structure. The team would welcome 1 – 2 volunteers from January 2017!

Number of volunteers: 1 – 2

Time frame: 3 – 6 months (length of individual work 1 – 2 hours)

Location: Brno

www.nadacepartnerstvi.cz

Manual help needed!

Team of Nadace Partnerství is looking for volunteers who would support them at various activities. The assistance would include debarking of trees, finishing of playground structure, preparation of fence for sheeps, etc. The team would welcome about 6 volunteers!

Number of volunteers: 6

Time frame: 4 – 6 hours / 1 day

Location: Brno, Údolní 33

www.nadacepartnerstvi.cz

 

shield Prague Shakespeare Company

Volunteer with our Theatre and See the Play!

Usher, Coat Check, Program Handler, and more!

We offer you a trade for your time! Give us a few hours, and you may stay to see one of our professional international performances. Prague Shakespeare Company has a vibrant volunteer program that encompasses:

 

  • Front of House
  • Box Office
  • Ticker Scanner
  • Usher/ Greeter
  • Coat Check
  • Set & Scenery Construction
  • Publicity & Marketing
  • Backstage Help
  • Other needs as specified

 

We will always have one of our experienced staff as leaders you can depend upon. Come meet our theatre family. Ages 17 and older please.

Number of volunteers: Our volunteer needs vary throughout our season. Generally we need 4 people for each performance.

Time frame:

  • 5 to 3 hours each / any performance
    • (depending on the length of the play)
  • On average, a volunteer shift starts at: 18:00h/ 6pm
    • Mostly evenings / Some matinees
    • Some performances start later in the evening
  • We perform both weekday and weekend dates
    • Monday through Sunday
  • Please see our website! Dates vary throughout our season. Or let us know when you might be available and what you’d like to do, and we’ll put you on our rotating roster.

Location: Our theatre venues for 2017 are:

  • Kolowrat Theatre (divadlo Kolowrat)
    • Ovocný trh 579/6 Prague 1 Staré Město
  • Estates Theatre (Stavovské divadlo)
    • Železná, 110 00 Praha 1 Staré Město
  • Na Prádle divadlo
    • Besední 487/3, 118 00 Prague 1-Malá Strana

Contact: elizabeth@pragueshakespeare.orgvolunteer@pragueshakespeare.org

www.pragueshakespeare.com/events/