The Leanne Fund is the foremost Cystic Fibrosis charity working with individuals and families across the Highlands, Islands and regions of Scotland. We provide vital social, practical, emotional and financial assistance, supporting the whole family.
Just an hour of your time once or twice a month is as little as we need ❤
We are looking for volunteers in all the following areas;
▪ Greater Glasgow & Clyde
▪ Ayrshire & Arran
▪ Forth Valley
▪ Western Isles
Your time and support will allow us to continue helping those who need it most.
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities to suit just about everyone - Call our office 01851 702020 or pop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Volunteer Collection box Coordinator you will support the charity to raise awareness and funds by placing and managing collection boxes within businesses in your local community.
Role Description :
Specific tasks may include:
• Placing charity collection boxes in shops, pubs, chemists, doctor’s surgeries etc in your area.
• Making follow up visits to businesses where boxes have been placed to empty contents and reseal boxes for
• Counting and receipting contents of each box emptied.
• Maintaining accurate records of venues holding boxes and how much each collection box placed raises – you will be provided with a spreadsheet to facilitate this.
• Ensuring boxes are clean and in good condition and replacing where needed.
• Banking income and providing detailed report of income to Regional Development Manager within agreed
Skills and Experience required:
• Enthusiasm and commitment to supporting the work of MDUK.
• To maintain and uphold the reputation and good name of the charity.
• To listen to, and work co-operatively with paid members of staff and other volunteers – treating all with
courtesy and respect.
• To take reasonable care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts
• To support the charity’s equal opportunities and diversity policy – helping to promote this to all our
• To provide us with feedback on how we can improve your volunteering experience with the charity.
• To inform us if your commitment to us, for any reason, can no longer continue.
• Have a welcoming, friendly manner.
• Good organisation skills and ability to maintain records.
• Initiative in order to recognise opportunities to place boxes.
• Have good written English and basic computer skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Can volunteer flexible hours.
• The ability to work well with staff and other volunteers as part of a team but also able to work on your own
• Have good money managing skills.
We have an ever-growing Community Network of vegans just like you, who have a passion to volunteer and promote veganism where they live.
Every month, our Network choose from a range of outreach tasks. These could include town centre stalls, writing to a councillor or MP, sharing our campaigns on social media or contacting local businesses. You're in control of how much or how little you do.
We also provide our volunteers with leaflets, banners and workshops so that they are equipped to make the biggest impact possible.
Every month, you will be sent a collection of tasks to choose from. We create these from our programme of campaigns. You would be the point of contact for Advocates in your area, sharing these tasks and coordinating activities, such as stalls and lobbying councillors. We will provide you with a campaign toolkit and be in regular contact with you to ensure you have everything you need. You will also be invited to our private Facebook group and WhatsApp chat.
We would expect you to provide any updates from your group and give feedback on each task. It's vital that we measure the impact that we are having, in terms of positive conversations and leaflets handed out. You can also give us ideas you have for future outreach tasks or campaigning. Many Organisers find a huge sense of satisfaction, improvement in self-esteem and enjoy the social side of volunteering in this role.
You will also be responsible for welcoming new Advocates in your area. We will let you know when somebody new applies, and you will help them to get involved with any activities. As the main contact for Advocates, this role does require some awareness of safeguarding and data protection procedures and policy. You'll also be the health and safety contact for your group. There will be full training on your role in this, as well as a handbook and ongoing guidance and support.
As an Organiser, you will ensure any resources or actions undertaken are in line with our branding and messaging guidelines and make sure that Advocates understand this too.
As Part Of The Angus Council Holiday Programme , We Are Looking For Additional Volunteers During The Angus School Holidays in 2024
Friockheim Park Community Volunteers Are Offering Stay & Play Sessions
At All These Sessions We Will Be Providing Hot/Cold Drinks & Basic Refreshments To Both Children & Adults.
You Will Be Part Of A Team Of Volunteers Running Each Session Which Will Be Held On A Variety Of Days Throughout The Holidays,
An Enhanced PVG Will Be Required For This Role.
Please See Below Sections With More Information.
We Look Forward To Hearing From You Soon.
We Need Volunteers!
Can You Assist Us With:
Cleaning Play Equipment, Litter Picking, Gardening, Painting, Light Construction, Photography At The Park, Educating The Public About The Environment Including Speaking In Schools, Assisting At Our Clean Up Meeting Point Lock Up Or Even Helping Us Online With Our Website & Our Facebook Page.
Interested In Volunteering?
What's The Benefits Of Volunteering With Us?
A Safe & Inclusive Environment, First Aider Onsite, Full PPE Supplied, Free Bottled Water & Sweet Treat, Ability For Youth To Complete A Volunteering Award Such As The Duke of Edinburgh's Award & Saltire Awards, Ability To Gain Confidence, Work As Part Of A Team & Explore Opportunity's To Learn New Skills. PVG Scheme Membership Free Of Charge.
Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? We are looking for Volunteer Event Supporters to help at and lead social events.
Dates-n-mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities offering social events to enable people to socialise, make friends and form meaningful relationships. Our work is underpinned by a human rights-based approach. We believe it is people’s right to live life free of discrimination and to develop friendships and relationships of their choosing, to love and be loved.
Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. Events take place afternoons and evenings and usually last 2 hours.
As an Events Supporter, you will attend the event and help the members to interact while they’re together. It’s all about helping them to have a safe, enjoyable and friendly time. It’s sociable, great fun and very rewarding!
A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this.
We ask for a minimum of 1 event per month.
Dates-n-Mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers.
Help Us deliver an amazing film festival in Aberdeen.
The Rayany Creators Film Festival is a dynamic and super fun Multicultural Film Experience curated from all over the world for Film lovers in Aberdeen. It takes place at Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FQ on the 17th and 18th February 2024.
We are looking for cheerful, Film passionate people to join our support team and help make the event as fabulous as Aberdeen deserves.
As a volunteer;
-You get to meet and network with like minded people in the city.
-You get a free ticket to invite someone to enjoy the festival with you for both days.
-Event organising and management experience you can add to your CV.
-You get some fantastic freebies only enjoyed by team members.
For further details please contact Ray Anyasi, Festival Director at email: email@example.com or telephone: 07867962679.
Are you passionate about the support we offer to autistic and neurodiverse children, young people, adults and their families?
Would you like to be part of our team and help raise awareness of our charity, the work we do and be a key member of our events and volunteer team, mainly onboard Binky the Sensory Bus?
You will be part of our volunteer team who bring a variety of different skill sets and experience to A-ND, essential in our ability to deliver key support and services throughout north Scotland. You will be part of our unique and exciting new Binky the Sensory Bus Project, who will be traveling throughout Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, providing a much needed sensory environment and safe space for children and young people. This project is a first of its kind in this area and indeed, in Scotland.
The volunteer role includes:
• Helping present our sensory bus and its facilities at social and promotional events
• Talking to the public and raising awareness about the services that we offer at Autism and Neurodiversity North Scotland
• Have an awareness of health and safety within Binky the Sensory Bus and ensure all risk assessments in place are followed.
• Become familiar with A-ND health, safety, and fire regulations, ensuring they are implemented and followed in line with National Care Standards and SSSC Code of Practice.
• Ensure that matters concerning individual children, young people and their families are kept strictly confidential.
• Report any areas of concern or risk to the Team Leader, Services Manager or where appropriate, Chief Executive Officer, in line with out Safeguarding, Adult and Child Protection Procedures.
• To maintain confidentiality for the A-ND and its staff
A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. For more information please contact Lyndsay Hay at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07858363544.
Friends of Hillcrest is a charity group ran by many volunteers to support Hillcrest Care home in Girvan.
We also look for volunteers to support our driving team to be an extra pair of hands when out on our trips. Taking residents for trips out to places such as the seaside, bring back happy memories and provides so much joy. This encourages the residents to talk about their memories and can prove to be a powerful stimulant, providing a much-needed change of scene along with a breath of fresh air. Being a volunteer, supporting these day trips will definitely make a change to the residents.
Volunteers will come from a wide range of backgrounds and will have many different qualities and skills. Essential qualities for this role are: an enthusiastic and positive attitude and being a team player, willing to work with others from a range of backgrounds.
Throughout the volunteering opportunity you will gain new skills and experience working with residents, their families and carers. You will also gain practical experience of assisting a group of people on a minibus and day trips.