Playing an active role in club activities including discussing, planning and taking part in fundraising events, allocation of funds and social occasions.
Main duties include assisting at fundraising events, attending monthly club meetings and various social activities.
A range of volunteering opportunities available including:
- staffing the front desk
- showing people around our Discovery Centre
- maintaining the display tanks
- DIY & maintenance of grounds
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.
We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteers to help provide an opportunity for all in our community to take part in our wellbeing groups and activities.
You will engage with members of the community within our wellbeing centre groups. Volunteers are required to take on simple administrative tasks for example taking a register and assist with delivering the activities or leading the activity sessions. Our groups include men’s group, women's group, knit & natter, mindfulness, craft group and family groups.
Being part of these group would mean you are giving people in our local community the chance to participate in groups and activities whist encouraging a healthier lifestlye and social interaction with others.
There are many benefits to be gained from this volunteering opportunity, such as relevant work experience, meeting future contacts, learning new organisational and group leader skills.
Are you a talented photographer?
Would you like to support our organisation to capture magical moments of people having a good time at social events?
Our events include theme nights, talent shows, club nights, ceilidhs and more! We hold 6-8 big events a year. We also have monthly events like pub nights and karaoke.
We are looking for talented photographers and videographers to join our team of volunteers. Your role is to capture special moments at events to share on social media and with our members.
We're looking for a volunteer who is sociable, friendly and confident and has excellent people skills. You will be able to interact respectfully with people from a range of different backgrounds. The events mostly run in the evening.
Volunteers must be over 18 years old.
As you will be working with vulnerable people, references and a PVG will be required. There will be no costs involved in your PVG application.
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.
We are a charitable organisation that, amongst other things, hold activities for the local community. At present, we are looking for a Friday Social Club Volunteer to include bingo calling, movie playing, serving & clearing away refreshments. Times vary but between 10.30am & 3pm to help us deliver the various activities every Friday.
Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity host lots of varied fundraising events and activities throughout the year and these are only possible with the support of our amazing volunteers. From holding a bucket outside Hampden Stadium to helping children with arts and crafts at Silverburn, we have something for everyone! What's great too is that this role is very flexible, you pick and choose what you would like to be involved in and the time you can give to that activity.
This is a great opportunity for anyone that enjoys interacting with the public and would like to have a direct impact by helping to raise vital funds that support our young patients, their families and our NHS heroes at the hospital.
If you would like more information or have any questions before registering an interest then please feel free to contact our Fundraising Volunteer Manager, Becky, by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 07388 222168.
We look forward to welcoming you to Team GCHC!
McKillop Gardens is a care home in East Kilbride that provides a service to a maximum of 37 older people with up to two long term places for those over 50yrs. Inclusive are seven places in a separate unit for interim care and short stay breaks for older people with a maximum of two places available for those over 50yrs.
We are looking for volunteers to provide meaningful activity to the service users living at McKillop gardens. We would like this to include physical, social and leisure activities that are tailored to the service users’ needs and preferences. The activity can range from activities of daily living such as maintaining appearance- hair washing/styling, nail painting, leisure activities such as reading, gardening, arts and crafts, conversation, and singing. Activities can be structured or spontaneous, for groups or individuals, and may involve family, friends and the care team, or the wider community.
Activities should provide physical, emotional, creative, intellectual and spiritual stimulation for the service users.
Activities should take place in an environment that is appropriate to the service users’ needs and preferences, which can include using service users’ apartments, communal areas and the local community. Each unit in McKillop gardens benefits of a communal lounge, dining and kitchen areas, cinema room and tearoom. Outdoor spaces include large landscaped gardens, green houses and verandas on the upper level.
Engaging service users in activities beyond routine care is an important factor in the life of McKillop gardens. A choice of activities is important for improving a sense of independence, confidence, positive self-image health and wellbeing for our service users. Activities should provide a sense of purpose for our service users.
Not all service users want to be involved in a competitive game of cards or bingo, but you will find some that love reading and wants to be involved in a regular book club or enjoy having a book read to them.
You will find service users that enjoyed gardening and want to get involved in a care home gardening group or provide individual support to plant plants or flowers.
Service users that enjoy cooking or baking should be encouraged to participate in kitchen activities to give them the opportunity to continue to do what they enjoy and love to feel fulfilled.
Service users that enjoy going for the newspapers should be encouraged to go out into the local community to collect the daily papers. Other social activities example you may wish to undertake can include:
• Card Games
• Book Club
• Flower Arranging
• Painting, Drawing, Art Classes
• Board games
• Games Nights
• Singing Groups
• Entertainment Events
• Family Days
• Dog Days
• Exercise Classes
• Afternoon Teas
• Birthday Celebrations
• Quiz Nights
• Outings to local attractions
• Cinema experience
• Relaxation sessions
Scotland’s Gardens SCheme is Scotland’s growing, giving and inspiring community of garden-lovers. Our mission is to raise funds for charity by encouraging, promoting and supporting garden openings, whilst making the experience inspiring, rewarding and enjoyable for all. We are seeking new volunteers across Scotland to join our local volunteer teams to help support gardens to open their gates to the public and raise money for charity. This is a wonderful opportunity to:
· Be part of a volunteer team which helps to raise funds for hundreds of charities by sharing gardens with visitors
· Use your skills to help promote, organise and/or support gardens to open their gates to the public and raise money for charity
· Meet lovely, like-minded people and share the joy of gardens and gardening
We have a variety of different opportunities to match your interests and availability, including event volunteers, media volunteers, district organiser and treasurer roles. Visit our website for full details and to fill in our expression of interest form.