2nd Hawick Boys' Brigade are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help lead games and sporty activities for their children and young people in the Anchors and Junior Sections, working with Primary 2 - Primary 6 aged children. The group meets on Wednesday evenings during term-time, taking part in a wide range of activities including crafts, games, sports, cooking, life skills and community projects.
Pain Concern is a charity providing information and support to people with pain and
those who care for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals. Visit our
website to find out more about what we do, including our Airing Pain radio
programme, Pain Matters magazine, information helpline, community pain education
sessions and our research and campaigning work.
All pain is unpleasant, but for the 7.8 million people in the UK living with long-term
pain it is a part of everyday life. It diminishes quality of life more than any other
condition, leading often to loss of work, depression and disability. Anyone at any age
can develop persistent pain and you will very probably know somebody affected.
Although there is usually no cure, people who receive the appropriate treatment,
information and support can manage their condition effectively with life-changing
Purpose of Volunteer Role
Pain Concern is looking for a highly motivated, hard-working candidate seeking entry
into financial accounting. For the right candidate, this is a chance to boost your CV
whilst doing something worthwhile. Previous post-holders have gone on to gain
employment in the finance industry. As a member of Pain Concern’s finance team, you
will assist our management team. By joining us you will join a fast-growing and
respected service. The location is Pain Concern’s office in Edinburgh.
The successful candidate will probably be educated in accounts to HNC or up to degree
level. Previous experience or training is not necessary. We are looking for a willingness
to learn, commitment to accuracy and attention to detail. Knowledge of Sage while
useful, is not essential.
It is a part-time unpaid position of between 4 to 6 hours per week with a minimum
commitment of 6 months.
1. Maintaining financial records.
2. Processing customer and supplier transactions.
3. Processing bank transactions
4. Allocating income and expenditure against funds and projects
5. Month-end procedures:
▪ Bank reconciliation
▪ Project reports
▪ Aged creditor and debtor reports
▪ Trial balance
6. Administrative tasks associated with financial records.
7. Attending team meetings.
Benefits to you:
• Experience volunteering as part of a friendly team
• Meet new people
• Build on your employability skills
• Training and a dedicated volunteer line manager looking after you
• A job reference after 3 months of volunteering.
• Satisfaction of giving a valuable service to the community
• On-site car parking
• Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our
To apply or for more information contact email@example.com
*Volunteers are subject to Pain Concern’s Volunteer Policies
Volunteer Task Description and Person Specification
Pain Concern is a UK based charity for those living with chronic pain, and those who care for and about them.
Purpose of Volunteer Role
The volunteer will be responsible for reviewing Pain Concern’s information including leaflets, Pain Matters magazine and Airing Pain radio programmes.
• Read information leaflets
• Listen to audio files
• Give feedback to us by filling out an easy form
Skills and Personal Qualities
• Be flexible (E)
• Good communication skills (E)
• Proficient using Google Forms and/or Microsoft Word (E)
• Critical thinking (E)
• An interest in chronic pain (E)
E/D = Essential or Desirable
Availability and location
•Remote location. Desired minimum commitment of 3 months.
• This role does not require a regular time commitment, but responding to requests for feedback
as and when it is required.
Support, supervision and training
The Listener & Reader Panel Team Leader will provide any guidance required on an ad-hoc basis.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You don't need to be a social media or marketing expert for this role - just able to use the internet, email and confident talking to people.
We’ll tell you about our latest national fundraising activities, emergency appeals and campaign messages so you can tell others and encourage them to take part, support and attend events. You’ll research local opportunities, and contact local businesses, schools and local groups. You’ll also find free ways to tell your community about what’s happening locally and nationally.
The Community Fundraising Manager is only a phone call away for support and you’ll meet up with them regularly to make promotional plans and for any mutual updates.
It’s a really flexible role which can fit around your other commitments. If you’re over 18 and can commit to at least two hours a week for a minimum of six months please get in touch.