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 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.
We are looking for a driven fundraiser to raise funds for Oshay's Brain Domain. The volunteer fundraiser's responsibilities include:
- Thinking about and developing fundraising programs.
- Recruiting sponsors and other event volunteers.
- Encouraging support through promotional activities.
- Develop and maintain professional relationships.
Our Activity Volunteer will ensure the smooth running of our soft play area and events within the unit.
- Monitoring and supervision of our soft play and events to ensure that children are playing and engaging safely
- To greet, help and serve customers in a friendly and enthusiastic manner
- Management of booking systems, recording details and ensuring security of the area
- Responsibility for cleaning the soft play area, ensuring the area is safe and clean before and during use
- Fundraising: providing visitors with information on GCHC fundraising and events
Strathmore Cricket Cafe provide a high-quality cafe service.
· To assist with the running of the Lochside Café including: - preparing light snacks, sandwiches etc. as required
· Observing and complying with all relevant Health & Safety & Hygiene requirements
· Meeting, greeting and serving customers
· Cashing-up and the handling of cash - keeping finance records of all Café transactions
· Washing-up/clearing tables and ensuring the Café seating area is kept clean and tidy
· To carry out other duties that may reasonably required by the Café Supervisor
This is an amazing opportunity to access training including food hygiene and adult achievement awards, so if you are looking to gain experience whilst learning this would be the perfect opportunity for you.
Volunteers are an integral part of Strathmore Cricket Club and as such are actively looking for Bar and Hospitality Volunteers within the following roles:
- Bar Convener
- Bar staff/glass collectors
- Sponsorship hosts/ambassadors
- Tea & coffee assistant
Do you have a few hours to spare and are looking to gain some experience in hospitality? Want to get involved in social events and can see yourself in this role? Strathmore Cricket Club would love to hear from you!
Strathclyde 4×4 Response assists numerous organisations during times of difficult driving conditions from delivering meals on wheels to vulnerable people, and helping community nurses visit their patients. We are the West of Scotland Team of the 4x4 Response Network and we provide experienced volunteer off road drivers to assist the emergency and public services in times of need. The severe winter conditions seen in 2009/2010 and again in 2010/2011 have seen many teams active.
Besides the 4x4 driver volunteers, we also need volunteer controllers. Controllers will monitor and manage initial phone calls asking for assistance, record details and follow protocols and procedures then log this onto our system, deal with enquiries and then dispatch responders as required.
RNIB Community Lead Volunteers bring people together, raise awareness, support other volunteers, and tackle barriers to independence. Depending on your availability, training and interests, you will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following: • host events and regular groups. • give talks about sight loss, eye health, the work of RNIB and partners. • design and deliver local campaigns. • lead and train groups of volunteers. • attend information stalls.
Responsibilities will include:
Help organising monthly carer support groups, including booking venues and inviting attendees, setting up and clearing down. In the case of an online group, this would involve providing administrative support via Zoom.
Attending groups along with a Carer Support Worker to help facilitate, including meeting and greeting, provision of refreshments and promoting discussion and peer support.
CoEL are seeking to recruit volunteers to help organise and facilitate the range of events, training and workshops we offer to carers throughout the year.
This programme of events and training aims to increase carer's confidence in their caring role, to encourage engagement in peer support, and to provide an opportunity to take part in enjoyable activities for some welcome respite. With the help of volunteers we hope to expand our reach and the range of events and workshops we can provide.
Volunteers will help to organise and facilitate events and training for carers across the year, with a particular focus on activities over Carers Week.