Fledgling Arts Collective Central provide a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction or who feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world : to express themselves through art as catharsis. We encourage being CathARTic!
We are currently recruiting new volunteers to a range of exciting roles to help us in our vital work. Volunteering opportunities include:
*Fledgling Wings Moderator *General Senior Manager *Online Co-manager of Outreach *Outreach Manager *Outreach online volunteer position *Treasurer *Volunteer social media promoter *Volunteer website designer.
These are fantastic opportunities to help volunteering-all help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated. For further details please contact: Jewels Johnson at email: email@example.com
Age Scotland Comradeship Circles (Aberdeen & Grampian)
The Comradeship Circles service aims to reduce loneliness by offering older members of the ex-service community the opportunity to enjoy regular group camaraderie by telephone. A Comradeship Circle will host typically six people on the same day and time each week to chat about a range of topics and interests over the phone. A Volunteer Facilitator or Supervisor will be on every call to encourage discussion and ensure the conversation flows.
We are looking for Technical Support Volunteers who will ensure the smooth running of the Comradeship Circle by connecting veterans to the call, monitoring connection throughout the hour, and updating the contact management database. This role is home based and requires access to a laptop, headphones and the internet.
Main tasks include dialling in the veterans and connecting them to the circle an updating the charity database.
1-2 hours per week at the same time each week (with some flexibility for cover) over a 6 month minimum period.
For more information please contact Caroline McDonald, Comradeship Circles Coordinator at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 0131 378 7206.
Do you know your way around online sales websites? Have you got an interest in researching and listing unusual or sought-after items? Or maybe you could help us promote our donated stock via the web to reach more customers online? We require curious people to help us with our online sales and sell a range of donated items on various websites, allowing customers to raise life-saving funds from home.
We’ve got dedicated resources to help and assist you with this unique volunteering role. Research the value of our most exciting donations, photograph them for online auction, or package them up to be sold at our online sales HQ.
*Say hello to the team:
Funding for researchers begins at your local charity shop. Now, more than ever, we are in urgent need of volunteers to enable us to continue our life saving research and help the 7.6 million people in the UK living with heart and circulatory diseases. This wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic volunteers.
Our team is welcoming and friendly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life.
*Typical tasks include:
· Photographing items for listing on various online selling sites
· Researching donated items, to gather as much information on unusual items before listing them online – investigative work required!
· Getting involved in uploading as much practical information about goods for sale
· Packing and posting items to be sent to our online sales HQ / delivered to customers
· Helping the Manager to handle online queries from customers
*You get a lot from volunteering too:
· A chance to work in a friendly team, make new friends & meet a diverse group
· The feel-good factor of helping the British Heart Foundation beat heartbreak forever
· The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills
· Gain valuable online selling experience to add to your CV and learn new skills
· Flexibility to fit with your lifestyle around your other commitments
· Reasonable travel reimbursed in agreement with the Manager
· 25% volunteer discount on donated goods
(Please note - we are unable to accept volunteers aged under 16 and we cannot accept volunteers with unspent criminal convictions or who are subject to criminal registers/orders).
*Here's a little bit more about us:
The BHF is here to Beat Heartbreak Forever. We are working towards a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. By 2030, we want to see advances across the spectrum of heart and circulatory diseases; to prevent these conditions from developing and we want those with existing conditions to have better, longer lives.
We are COVID-secure, following current Government guidance. We provide sneeze screens at till-points, hand sanitiser, disinfectant and face coverings. We maintain a strict cleaning schedule and social distancing in our shops/ stores.
*For further details please contact our Shop Manager, Eleanor at E Mail: A18@bhf.org.uk or tel.: 01224 252769.
Our mission is to deliver urgent medical samples, equipment and supplies free of charge between hospitals, healthcare sites and laboratories in the North East of Scotland when Healthcare Providers’ own transport services do not operate.
We need Duty controllers working from the comfort of your own home to help us with this mission.
A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. All volunteers are greatly appreciated. For more details please contact Graeme Scott, Membership Secretary at email: email@example.com or telephone.: 07881460792.
*Our award-winning charity is looking for Tech volunteers to support older and disabled people with their tech at home.*
- Our Vision:
Do you have a passion for the power of technology? Our vision is to create …..
“A world in which digital services are equally accessible to all”
As an AbilityNet Tech volunteer you can help unleash the power of technology to ensure that older people and disabled people are not excluded from the digital world.
“One of your advisors, Trevor, has been helping me with some very basic computer skills on a tablet that I have hardly touched since it was bought for me as a present from my wife. I suffer from Parkinson’s and it is very difficult for me to concentrate. Trevor has been extremely kind and patient and has opened up a world I hardly knew existed.” (AbilityNet client).
All across the country our 300 volunteers support older and/or disabled people at home to offer one-to-one support with their technology, whether that’s a computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
-Trouble shoot technical issues.
-Offer impartial advice on technology.
-Set up new tech and install hardware and software.
-Show people how to use their tech at home e.g. shop online, send and receive emails and Skype with family and friends.
-Make adaptations to support a disabled person’s specific technology needs.
- What will I be doing?
-Contacting clients to arrange a date/time to support (home visits or supporting them remotely).
-Carrying out tech support for the clients you have accepted.
-Feeding back on progress via our online ticketing system.
-Supporting your local Coordinator with promoting the volunteer service in the local area.
-Getting together with other tech volunteers at team meetings and wider company events.
-Undergoing training on technology, particularly adaptive technology.
-Supporting other volunteers through our online chat facility.
- What skills do I need?:
You don’t need to be a tech guru to help out. If you use a computer at home or work, and perhaps support family and friends with their tech issues, you are likely to have the skills we need:
-A passion to help others.
-Good IT and computer skills.
-Knowledge of standard operating systems and software.
-The ability to communicate well with people.
-Patience and empathy.
- What are the benefits to me?:
As an AbilityNet Tech volunteer you can:
-Change the lives of disabled and older people.
-Benefit from technology and disability training.
-Network with a nationwide team of other Tech volunteers.
-Be flexible with your volunteering and plan it around your other work and home commitments.
- How much time will I need to offer?:
The service is client led and will depend on the demand in your local area. The work is flexible and you can arrange visits around your home and work commitments. On average a volunteer undertakes 4 hours of volunteering a month, this can be in or out of work hours, in the evenings or weekends.
- What else do I need to know?:
-We pay travel expenses at 45p per mile.
-As you will be help vulnerable adults you’ll need an enhanced PVG (Scotland) –Protection of Vulnerable Groups check which will be renewed/checked every 2 years (at no cost to the volunteer).
- What should I do next?:
If you think you have what it takes to be an AbilityNet Tech volunteer please either apply online at https://abilitynet.org.uk/abilitynet-itcanhelp-volunteer-application or if you would like more information, or to chat further about the volunteer role contact the AbilityNet Free Services team on 0800 048 7642, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be contacted by a local volunteer Coordinator to arrange an informal interview.
National Childbirth Trust (NCT - Aberdeen City and Shire)
Join our branch team in a 'volunteering from home' role, all done around around your own life. Using the NCT system to add details to our branch page on the main website, keeping information up to date and relevant, this can be done at a time convenient to you. This is an essential way to let people know what is going on.
A great way to support local parents and carers. NCT Aberdeen City and Shire are a local branch of a national charity, we provide support to parents in the first 1000 days. Our groups and support are open to all.
For further details please contact Victoria Ellis at email: email@example.com
As a CHSS Community Connector you can support CHSS any time or anywhere, giving as much or as little time to the tasks as you wish. As long as you have access to a smartphone, tablet or computer you can get involved to ensure No Life is Half Lived.
*Why we want you
You’ll support us by carrying out smalls tasks online or in your community which will make a massive difference to people living with our conditions.
*What you will be doing
• Liking and sharing posts on social media to help us spread our work
• Completing online surveys
• Signing campaigns or petitions
*The skills you need
• Able to share posts on social media channels
• Access to a computer, tablet or smartphone
*What's in it for you
• A flexible opportunity to volunteer around your busy life
• Make a real difference to people with our conditions
• Improve your own health and wellbeing
• Use, learn and develop new skills
*For more information
For more details and to register your interest in volunteering please visit: https://volunteer.chss.org.uk/opportunities/51700-chss-community-connector or email the CHSS Volunteering Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Be part of our team in an award winning, groundbreaking service that helps people to feel valued and listened to. We’ve created a one-stop-shop where all the support people need is in one place.
Our team provided over 24,000 face-to-face supports to around 3,000 individuals the first year it opened, in September 2020. People respond really well to the space and the environment we have created, it’s a very welcome space to be and that impacts on everyone who comes through the door. The additional help from our valuable volunteers can, and does, make a real difference.
To gain a broad knowledge of Simon Community Scotland’s Access Hub purpose and activities
Along with a staff member, provide a welcoming environment to all visitors, act as a point of contact for enquiries and alert relevant staff promptly of any visitors arriving for appointments
Complete all administration that’s associated with the service, such as recording data from each visit received, outcomes and monitoring information
To uphold the highest standard of customer service
To be responsible for the safety and comfort of the public, staff and visitors during their time in The Access Hub
To actively promote Simon Community Scotland and partner agencies
We welcome volunteers to stay with us and continue to help us make a difference in people’s lives. 12 months would be the ideal minimum but we respect your time and commitments elsewhere.
For this role we ask for a minimum of four hours per week or fortnight. We've found that volunteers committing to a regular slot works best for both the service and the volunteer – and makes rota planning easier.
Our recruitment follows the Safer Recruitment process, which means giving consideration to safeguarding arrangements at every step. We will ask you to attend an informal interview, provide us with two references and attend our Mini IMPACT training – a shortened version of our dynamic 5-day staff programme.
We're a voluntary organisation creating a community podcasting project that will provide opportunities and experience for people in the Southside of Glasgow in all their diversity; help build their confidence; and provide a platform their voices.
We're looking for someone with a good knowledge of WordPress to help us expand and problem-solve our website https://glad.radio/
We're looking for someone who can spare, say, one afternoon a week to come to our studio in Pollokshields to help us establish ways of working. Once we have a system in place, work could be done remotely.
If you are interested please click the ‘Apply' button (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 email@example.com
All across the UK our 300 volunteers support older and/or disabled people at home to offer one-to-one support with technology, whether a computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. We are looking for people to join our nationwide team of volunteers who offer free technology help and support remotely and in people's homes.
* Trouble shoot technical issues
* Offer impartial advice on technology
* Set-up new tech and install hardware and software
* Show people how to use their tech at home eg, shop online, send/receive emails, Skype with family/friends
* Make adaptations to support a disabled person’s specific technology needs
As one of our volunteers you can...
- Use your IT skills to help change the lives of older people and disabled people of all ages.
- Benefit from regular training and technology updates.
- Network with a nationwide team of other IT volunteers.
- Plan your volunteering time around your home life and other commitments.