Our events volunteers would commit a couple hours every two weeks to the following activities
• Setting up and attending event meetings
• Facilitating and note taking
• Tidying up notes
• Event planning
• Delivering the event
• Emails prior & post (w evaluation google form survey) to attendees and reports
• Send recordings/pictures and reports
• Feedback forms
SCCAN overall purpose: to support community-led action in Scotland to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland. SCCAN / Transition Scotland Hub is a network of community groups and organisations. Our Purpose is to support community-led action to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland. We do this by: -Enabling communications across the network e.g. through newsletters, opportunities for members to be part of participatory media projects, events, social media etc. -Developing and sharing ideas and building capacity in our movement by organising events, gatherings, and trainings related to climate action across the country. -Being involved with British, European and worldwide climate action networks and sharing best of practice with our membership -Inspiring communities by providing online tools for networking, sharing of best practice, and showcasing projects between community groups and beyond. -Communicating and developing the discourse of community climate action wherever possible including in Scottish Government (through meetings, consultations etc), across social media, through partnering with a wide range of organisations etc. -Building understanding of the role and potential of communities in climate action within civil society by partnering and collaborating with other Scottish community networks (e.g. through Scottish Community Alliance), public sector, and business. Our work is also directed by our values: -Respect for resource limits -Promotion of inclusivity and social justice -Subsidiarity -Attention to individual wellbeing -Open sharing of learning and responding to feedback -Freely sharing ideas and power -Collaborating and looking for synergies -Being positive and creative Events team outcomes for 2021/2022: Supporting peer-to-peer networking and learning. Building skills, capacity and resilience.
Experience required: What skills, attitudes, experience, qualifications does a person need to do this volunteering opportunity?
Good command of English, ideally already tech-savvy with zoom and Google docs (but training will be provided). Good communicator. Interested in community action.
Travel details: Online opportunity.
Minimum age: 16
Expenses paid: Yes
This opportunity is also advertised across Shetland.