Purpose: The Community sport hub network aims to develop collaboration between local sports clubs and partners to tackle health and social inequalities through sport. This role will support the development of a broader, deeper understanding of the local communities for the respective community sport hub across Angus, informing and positively contribute to the planning + outcomes that the community sport hub set out to achieve. You will work alongside the CSH coordinator, CSH members and local community stakeholders including ANGUSalive, Active Schools, sports clubs and Third-sector partners where required.
• Attend community sport hub meetings in your area
• Development of a community map for the Community Sport Hub
• Sourcing and utilising up to date information around health and social inequalities within the local community
• Complete an audit of sports facilities within the local community
• Integrate the public transport / safe cycling routes for each community into a map
• Present a comprehensive overview of the community map to the community sport hub partners
What will the volunteer gain from this:
What will the volunteer gain from this:
• The opportunity to increase exposure to / build relationships with local employers, organisations and community stakeholders in the sport, leisure and public health sector.
• Improved knowledge and confidence around the wider aspects of working in sport or community development.
• Improved skills and application linked to data-informed approaches in sport, leisure and public health.
• Experience of partnership + networking through meeting attendance, working to deadlines and contributing to projects in a local setting.
• A chance to apply key learnings / Meta skills in the workplace, including feedback and mentoring from a professional ANGUSalive / sportscotland-funded officer.
• Pathway to longer-term volunteering opportunities within the Angus community sport hub network.
Quarriers Fundraising Team is responsible for all Quarriers key fundraising events activities which include Corporate Engagement and Community events. Our very successful events team are looking for Event Volunteers to support our many fundraising events throughout the year by attending events such as Noel Lunch, Ladies Lunch and our Festive event programme. We are looking for enthusiastic Fundraising & Events Volunteers to help provide essential support at one off events held throughout the year. If this is of interest, or you want to find out more, then please get in touch as there’s a whole range of exciting activities for you to become involved with.
Main Tasks - Attending events
You could find yourself supporting at:
- One of our challenge events such as Kiltwalk or Zipslide The Clyde
- Helping at our annual Christmas Fayre
- Assisting at our Festival of Choirs event throughout the month of December with coin collecting – you will not be asked to count the coin collection
- Supporting at our flagship event, Noel Lunch
- Selling our Christmas charity merchandise at local community market stalls and fayres.
The Fundraising & Events Volunteer role is a flexible and rewarding volunteer role that can easily fit in around your lifestyle. And since dates/times for each event will vary, you will be required on an ad hoc basis only.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
• Develop fundraising skills
• Develop event management skills
• Meet new people
• Be active and engaged
• Add value to your local community
• Learn new transferable skills & enhance your CV
• Make a real difference to the people we support
• You get to be part of a friendly team
Where & When
Various locations – throughout Glasgow over the course of the year and Kilmacolm for our Christmas Fayre
Application form, meeting, references and PVG disclosure.
Join Our Team of Heroes! Volunteer Fundraisers Wanted!
Are you ready to make a difference in your community? The time to act is now! The Scottish Pantry Network is on a mission to empower communities and uplift those in need, and we need YOUR help to make it happen.
Why Volunteer with Us?
At The Scottish Pantry Network, we believe in the power of community. Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our mission, helping us raise vital funds to support communities in need. When you join our team, you'll experience:
1. Friendship and Fun: Join a passionate community of like-minded individuals who share your dedication to making the world a better place. You'll forge lasting friendships and create cherished memories along the way.
2. Skill Development: Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, volunteering with us is an opportunity to hone your skills and dive into exciting new activities. We encourage you to unleash your creativity and learn new talents.
3. Local Support: Our local TSPN fundraising managers are here to guide and support you every step of the way. You'll never feel alone in your journey to make a positive impact.
How You Can Help:
Organise Fundraising Events: Be the mastermind behind incredible events that inspire generosity and bring communities together.
Community Outreach: Spread the word about The Scottish Pantry Network in your community, connecting those in need with our essential services.
Skills Showcase: Put your unique skills and talents to good use, contributing to the success of our mission in your own special way.
Opportunities for Volunteering:
1. Tin Collector: Become a Tin Collector and distribute collection tins throughout your community. When these tins are full, you'll be instrumental in banking the funds, ensuring our mission continues to thrive.
2. TSPN Speaker: If you enjoy speaking to small groups, consider training to become a BHF speaker. You can give talks to local groups, educating them about our work and ways to support our mission.
3. Fundraising Groups: Our fundraising groups are the heartbeat of our local communities. From bake sales and balls to bucket collections and barn dances, they plan and promote all sorts of fun events to engage the community and support the Scottish Pantry Network.
Additional Opportunities: Fundraising group members have the unique opportunity to introduce us to local businesses, and speak to other local clubs and associations about our vital work
Together, We Can Feed Success!
Join us in creating a brighter future for our communities. Together, we can ensure that no one goes hungry and that every community gets the tailored support it deserves. We believe in the power of unity and the strength of kindness.
Ready to Make a Difference?
Don't wait! The time to act is now. Join us in our quest to empower and uplift. Together, we can turn compassion into action and make the world a better place.
To become a volunteer or learn more, contact our dedicated team, email@example.com. Your community needs you, and together we can create a better tomorrow.
Be a hero in your community. Join The Scottish Pantry Network today.
Befrienders help a person we support build their confidence and participate in social activities within their community. This may include going for walks, participating in clubs or classes together, or attending Equal Future’s monthly social events.
Kirkmichael Shop and Café is a small, friendly organisation run by a combination of paid and volunteer staff. There are always at least two people on at one time and the volunteer shifts tend to be three hours long. The main activities are serving in the Shop and Café, greeting and helping customers, stocking the shelves, light cleaning and food and drinks preparation [optional] .
The Carrick Community Food Garden (CCFG) invites you to discover the joy of growing fruit and vegetables, building and creating with members of your community garden, where everyone shares the work and the harvest.
Being part of a community garden is a great activity to do by yourself or with friends and family and a good opportunity to get outdoors, learn new skills, meet new and like-minded people, keep active, improve mental health and contribute towards your community and the environment.
All work is supervised, tasks could include clearing the ground in preparation for food growing, planting, seed sowing, weeding, digging, harvesting produce, building raised beds, shifting compost and general site maintenance or occasional help with events and sharing ideas.
We share the harvest with our community food pantry, contributors, the groups we support and when possible we cook and share meals on site.
We encourage people of all ages and levels of fitness, from complete beginners to experienced growers there is a way for you to contribute to your community garden. At CCFG we are very flexible, you can drop in to learn more and see what it's like before you decide to contribute your time and energy.
Our volunteer cinema helpers support us in setting up the venue (the Carrick Centre, Maybole), meeting and greeting visitors, collecting tickets, etc.
If required, they may be asked to introduce the film and help out with the distribution and sale of refreshments.
Established in 1856 the Sea Cadets were created by communities wanting to give young people instruction on a naval theme. Traditionally old seafarers provided training while local businessmen funded the unit building.
Today, 14,000 young people based in 400 units in towns, cities and ports across the UK are challenging themselves and developing new skills, like sailing, boating and rock climbing - supported by 9,000 volunteers.
At Ayr, we love helping young people launch well in today’s world. Watching cadets grow into better versions of themselves is what makes volunteering for this charity so special. Volunteering with Sea Cadets has so many benefits. Including giving back to the community, helping young people grow into adults and gaining qualifications to teach different courses we have to offer. We’re always looking for people to join us! Whether it’s becoming a trained instructor or just lending a helping hand, your help is always welcome! You don’t need to have a background in the navy or in water sports, you just need to have a positive attitude!
Looking for a new adventure in 2023?
Ayr Sea Cadets is actively recruiting new Sea Cadets (Aged 10-18) as well as new adult volunteers (18+). We have a hugely exciting 2023 planned, why not become part of it? So what are you waiting for?
Find out what keeps us coming back for more by getting in contact with us.
Join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation: Make a Difference!
Are you passionate about improving the lives of individuals affected by asthma and allergies? Do you want to make a meaningful impact within your community? Look no further! The Asthma and Allergy Foundation is seeking dedicated volunteers like you to join our mission and help us create a healthier, more informed world.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation is a leading nonprofit organisation committed to advocating for individuals with asthma and allergies. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for those affected by these conditions by providing education, support, and resources. We work tirelessly to raise awareness, promote research, and advocate for policies that improve access to proper care and treatment.
By joining our team of volunteers, you will have the opportunity to make a genuine difference in the lives of individuals with asthma and allergies. Here are some of the exciting and rewarding volunteer roles available:
• Education and Outreach: Help us spread awareness and knowledge about asthma and allergies by organising and participating in community outreach events, workshops, and educational campaigns. share your expertise and empower others to manage their condition effectively.
• Fundraising and Events: Assist us in organising fundraising events, such as charity walks, runs, and galas. Contribute your creative ideas, communication skills, and organisational talents to make these events successful and impactful.
• Support Groups: Provide emotional support and guidance to individuals and families affected by asthma and allergies. Facilitate support group meetings, offer resources, and create a safe space for sharing experiences and coping strategies.
• Advocacy: Be a voice for change by engaging in advocacy efforts at local, regional, and national levels. Help us advocate for policies that improve access to quality healthcare, promote allergen safety, and ensure the rights of individuals with asthma and allergies are protected.
• Volunteer Receptionist/Administration Assistant: Providing support to the administration team, answering phone calls and greeting visitors, and helping with general administrative tasks.
*Why Volunteer with Us?
• Make a difference: Your time and skills can have a direct impact on improving the lives of individuals with asthma and allergies.
• Personal growth: Gain valuable skills, knowledge, and experience in healthcare advocacy, community outreach, event planning, and more.
• Join a supportive community: Connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a difference and building a healthier future.
• Flexibility: We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, allowing you to choose the role that aligns with your interests, skills, and availability.
• Recognition and appreciation: Your efforts will be recognized and appreciated through various means, including certificates, letters of recommendation, and public acknowledgments.
*Join Our Team Today!
If you are ready to make a lasting impact and contribute to the well-being of individuals living with asthma and allergies, we invite you to join our dedicated team of volunteers. Together, we can create a world where asthma and allergies no longer hinder individuals from living their best lives. All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more information please contact Vicki McGrain Rae, Head of Services and Health Promotion at email: firstname.lastname@example.org / telephone: 07967054745 or Stephen Nakote, Finance & Admin Officer at email: email@example.com / telephone: 01224 973001.