an opportunity to join this valued team of directors to enable PPP to continue to provide educational, social, training, childcare, care-in home and Adult support services to the community. [and so much more]. Do you have entrepreneurial skills, a good team player, voluntary sector experience or strategic thinking skills that you could bring to the table??? Then please consider supporting the board of directors
Scouting is volunteering at its finest. We work in teams to create the best scouting experience possible.
48th Glasgow has so much history and this is down to it's volunteers.
You don't need to know how to build fires or do knots.
You don't need to be qualified in anything specific.
You don't need to be all knowing.
You just have to be you. Scouting is inclusive and we will encourage you to be you.
Whatever your skills are, we have a space for you. Even if you don't think you have skills, we can ensure that you truly do.
Are you passionate about preserving a piece of Aberdeen's history while shaping its future? Bon Accord Baths is looking for dedicated individuals to join our board of trustees.
As a trustee, you'll play a key role in revitalising this iconic building, driving the project forward, ensuring its legacy for generations to come.
If you have expertise in governance, finance, operations or a deep love for heritage, we'd love to hear from you.
A fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting project to shape the future of the beloved Bon Accord Baths. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Ross McKirdy , Trustee at email: email@example.com
The main responsibility of the post holders will be to oversee and provide advice on service user and carer involvement. The main duties will involve the following;
• To attend (face to face) your designated committee and / or planning meetings.
• Take part in induction and training for the role, as appropriate.
• To help develop and sustain links between the committees and planning groups and local service user / carers / stakeholder groups.
• To play an active role (including attending and/or speaking) in events related to patient experience.
• To engage with the local Service Users and Carers in patient experience initiatives.
Could you spare an hour or 2 every month, every fortnight, or weekly?
Would you like to help children in Falkirk and have fun?
We are looking for befrienders to befriend a child of primary school age (between 5-12 years old) for our family support service at Aberlour Children's Charity. As a volunteer befriender you would be matched with a child, who you would spend regular time with on a 1:1 basis, building a trusting relationship and having fun. You would take part in fun activities such as arts and crafts, going for a walk and a chat to get a hot chocolate, playing at the park, sports including football and lots more! As a volunteer befriedner you can introduce a child to new activities or hobbies that they may not have the opportunity to take part in normally.
Befriender’s can be male or female, from various backgrounds and anyone aged 18 and over – there is no upper age limit to become a befriender! You will receive training before you are asked to make a commitment to a match so that you're clear what will be expected of you and what you can expect of your volunteering experience and you will be supported throughout.
What will I be doing?
Volunteers make a difference to a child’s life by:
•Spending regular time 1:1 to build a trusted relationship
•Sharing in an activity or hobby to develop interests and have fun
•Encouraging child to take part in group activities to build confidence
•Giving child someone to talk to develop communication skills
•Being a consistent figure in the child’s life to support with life transitions
What qualities do I need?
• Have empathy and a non judgemental approach
• Have a positive and encouraging approach
• Be enthusiastic, motivated, flexible, and committed
• Friendly and approachable
•Patience and understanding
•Commitment to treat all information in a confidential manner
•To have a good value base, be open minded and level headed
When will I be needed?
Befrienders will do activities either weekly, fortnightly, or monthly with a child. As our children will be at school, outings will generally take place after school hours in the afternoon. A minimum of 6 months commitment is required for this role.
What will I gain from the role?
By volunteering with Aberlour, you can gain:
• Excellent training
• Make new friends and meet new people
• Get out and about
• Have FUN!
• Attend social events.
• A sense of satisfaction in helping children, young people and families build their confidence and self-esteem to achieve their full potential
• Experience of supporting young people to flourish.
• Practical experience of working with children, young people, and families
What support will I be given?
Aberlour aims to ensure volunteering is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Volunteers will receive:
• Induction and child protection training
• Specific befriending training relevant to the role
• Ongoing support and supervision
• Travel expenses and activity expenses so you wont be out of pocket
• Named contact support
Due to Health and Safety requirements, you must be at least 18 years of age to undertake this volunteering role.
For all roles involving regulated work with children and/or protected adults, Aberlour will require the applicant to submit a PVG Scheme Record or a PVG Scheme Record Update application. This opportunity is subject to the completion of satisfactory references and successful registration on the PVG Scheme.
Collecting donations and Refilling Dignity Boxes
All volunteer roles are once a month for a couple of hours
Job Description - https://www.voluntarysectorgateway.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/DB_Job_Description_Volunteer_refilling_boxes.docx
Are you passionate about digital communications and creating outreach content for an online community? If so, we are looking for someone to join our team and work alongside us to develop digital communications strategies and content to empower our community and promote our existing and future projects.
We are an arts-based media project supporting women and people from marginal communities to showcase their work and connect with arts focused opportunities across Scotland. Our placement opportunity will provide you with an opportunity to develop digital content to support connecting with our existing community and create growth opportunities to reach out to new members.
The role includes:
• Creating digital communication strategies to connect with people inclusive and supportive of their community and individual needs.
• Creation of community focused digital content for social media platforms.
• Supporting the development and implementation of community connection and growth strategy.
• Analysis of engagement data and supporting the creation of solutions to increase community connections.
• Working alongside the Zya Community team to support sharing of existing projects via digital communication.
The commitment is negotiable depending on availability however there is a minimum of 4 hours a week required. We can support with connecting the role with academic outcomes and have flexibility around role duties.
If you are interested email Zya Community Director Nikki Kilburn with a short paragraph explaining why this role is of interest to you, what you hope to gain from it and a brief description of any prior or relevant experience.
If you have any questions or require further information email Nikki and she will get back to you. We look forward to hearing from you.
The ZYA Community Team.
This is an exciting role for you to use your love of working with people to empower the community, and to drive a groundswell of community action on climate change. You will work with volunteer hosts who will invite 8 – 12 friends and family to attend a Climate Conversation online or in their home. At these events, you will present to them about climate change (using our prepared scripts), the urgency for action and facilitate discussion that leads to a commitment to take more effective action.
Our mission is to create the social climate for effective climate action in Scotland. Key Responsibilities
- Imparting the urgency and scale of climate change to the people invited by the friends and family of each host
- Inspiring attendees to commit to taking effective action on climate change
- Attending monthly Ongoing Facilitator Training (1 hour?)
- Recruiting more people to join as hosts and facilitators
- Administration and record keeping of your Conversations
- Maintaining our a host database and your own activity spreadsheet
- Evaluating Conversations and providing feedback for improvement
From November 2023 onwards, Dobbies will be hosting monthly '5 star weekends' to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. Could you boss a bucket at your nearest store to help us give every young person facing cancer the best care and support?
When: The last weekend of each month - see the form for the exact dates we are recruiting to at the moment.
What time: Shifts are 11am-1pm and 1pm-3pm
Where: Dobbies Garden Centre, 75 Kings Inch Drive, Renfrew, Glasgow, G51 4FB
What will I do: Collect cash donations from shoppers, show them how to use the 'Text to Donate' service or direct them to the tills for card donations. Help raise awareness and engage the public with our work. Be a friendly and approachable face of the charity.
See Link: https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/get-involved/volunteering/dobbies-5-star-weekends
If you are interested please click the ‘Apply’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on firstname.lastname@example.org
StreetReads gives away free books to homeless readers. We collect and
catalogue new, donated books and carefully choose a selection to take out
to spaces and services used by homeless people. We also attend services in a Street Reads capacity and represent the project to other organisations,set up book stands and chat to people who use it,build and maintain relationships with partner agents,adhering to Streetwork’s policies/procedures and Code of Practice at all times.