The RNLI has a wide network of local fundraising teams/groups organising a broad range of events and activities each year raising vital life-saving funds. The teams/groups are supported by a Community Manager.
The range and frequency of the events is determined by the team members themselves and the amount of time volunteered is up to the individual.
We are keen to welcome new people with new ideas and new skills into our local team so that we can develop our programme of fundraising activities and events in new, creative and innovative ways and contribute to saving more lives at sea.
The impact you will make
You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by carrying out and supporting vital fundraising activity in your local community.
What you will be doing
• Participating in the planning and delivery of a range of fundraising activities in the local community
• Encouraging and welcoming a diverse group of new supporters to assist with fundraising activities and helping to drive our One Crew ethos
• Championing the RNLI and building its reputation in the area
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What you need for this role
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Open to change and willing to contribute and try out new ideas
• A flexible approach to taking on different tasks
What’s in it for you
• Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
• Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
• Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
• Gain the satisfaction of giving back
• Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed
Girls in Brownies have incredible experiences together, make brilliant friends and discover the world around them. Every time they meet up, groups of Brownies learn new skills and take on challenges as they work out what they want to be and do in the future.
We are looking for volunteers to help us set up a Brownie unit in Crosshill. We already run the Guides and the Rangers units yet there is already a demand for a Brownie Unit. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is training to work in teaching or childcare, and would like to gain experience.
There's no doubt that volunteering at Girlguiding will enhance your CV. Here are some of the valuable skills you could gain as part of our charity.
Teamwork – whether you're planning meetings with your fellow volunteers, or collaborating on a community project, guiding offers numerous chances to work effectively as a team.
Leadership – developing leadership skills is integral to many of our volunteering roles, especially those responsible for coordinating local guiding.
Organisation – planning a event or simply a weekly meeting - it all counts.
Motivation. Gaining any experience in Girlguiding shows that you are reliable, dedicated and can work independently.
Communication – if you’re making contact with parents, Commissioners, young members, external contacts – anyone – then you’re demonstrating excellent communication skills.
That’s not to mention the more specific skills that different roles within guiding can give you. Whoever you want to be, guiding can support you to achieve your full potential.
Guiding can enhance your experience and help you build a host of highly transferable skills. It's all about...
Fun – Guiding can give you the space to let off steam when work mounts up – whether that's through once-in-a-lifetime opportunities or just the mess and mayhem of weekly unit meetings.
Friendship – guiding can offer you a support network. Many of our volunteers make life-long friends through guiding.
Flexibility – volunteers can be involved in guiding plan their unit meetings on a termly basis – meaning you don't need to worry about guiding getting in the way of your schedule.
Future – volunteering at Girlguiding offers a highly enjoyable way of enhancing your employability outside of ordinary work experience.
Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. For over 65 years our doctors, nurses and carers have given people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.
To help in this vital work we have a number of exciting upcoming events where we are seeking volunteers to support us.
For more information about any of these opportunities and other ways you can help Sue Ryder please contact Ciara Twiggins, Philanthropy and Events Executive on Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 07976 422792.
Forfar Old Age Pensioner's Association holds a coffee morning every Tuesday morning in Forfar and would greatly benefit from the help of 1 volunteer to take orders and serve tables.
Full support will be provided within this role making it suitable to people of all ages.
Help fight poverty and create a circular economy in your own community.
Role Description :
Berwickshire swap are looking for volunteers for a number of roles;
The first, is to assist with the laundering of and packing of emergency packages. Clothes for our emergency packages are donated to us in used conditions so need laundered. Volunteers would be provided with soap powder, and asked to wash, dry, iron and pack the packages. The volunteers would either drop the packages off or they would be collected.
BS holds events. At these events we need people with moving our donations from their location to an event. Then setting up the event, sorting and putting out the clothes, toys and items. We then need people to sort clothing coming in. At the end of an event we need people to help pack up and move the items back to storage.
BS also needs people between swaps to help with sorting donations. These events are currently held in Reston Village hall.
We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved with Balmedie Beach Wheelchairs. Our volunteers have a wide variety of roles.
You could be welcoming our wheelchair users and giving advice about the chairs, looking after equipment, keeping the Bunker tidy and decorated, clearing the boardwalk, fund raising, helping administrate the project and lots more.
If you have a morning or afternoon spare that can really help us, and of course you can get more involved if you have more time.
Come and join our friendly group and help keep the beach wheelchairs running. We are always looking for new volunteers.
Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)
We are seeking people with lived experience of long term conditions (and people with caring responsibilities) to participate in a Digital Citizen Panel, whereby you will have the opportunity to help shape Digital Health and Care.
Volunteers welcomed to support Live Borders curators, archivists and educators. Tasks vary from contributing information, research and digitising resources for Borders Collections Online database, to helping at events/exhibitions or supporting on-site conservation, cataloguing and storage projects.
Role Description :
Volunteers can get involved in a range of ways to help our team deliver priority programmes in museums/archives work. We have opportunities available working either remotely (online) and in our Museums/Galleries plus Heritage Hub archive, located across the Scottish Borders area.
We are looking for volunteers with a diverse range of skills and subject interests. Our collections and database projects cover everything under the sun from textiles, photography and local history, to natural sciences, art and motorsport. Current projects involve assisting with cataloguing, inventories, storage/labelling and digitising of 150,000 historic objects, artworks and images. In addition, volunteers can also support our team in the care and conservation of collections on-site and help with associated research topics. We also have opportunities for volunteers to assist at events or invigilate at exhibitions. Volunteering can be either digital/online work for collections database and research work, or site-based at museum/archive area offices located in Hawick, Peebles, Duns or Selkirk.
Hours to be arranged by agreement, minimum commitment of 3 months required.
Do you have an hour to spare once a moth to help Thurso Community Development Trust with their Stalls, helping to errect and dismantle the Stalls? The market happens on the third Saturday of the month in Thurso. Volunteers are required at 8am and/or at 3pm.
Volunteers are essential in helping CLAN to provide a wide range of services to anyone affected by cancer. No matter what time you can give or what skills you can bring, CLAN can offer you a special and rewarding volunteering experience.
We have a range of volunteer roles available in locations in Aberdeen City, throughout Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. This includes Support Volunteers, Shop Volunteers, Events Volunteers, Children & Family Volunteers, Drivers, MoveMORE Volunteers and much more.
If you would like to volunteer with CLAN then we'd love to hear from you. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on email: email@example.com , tel.: 01224 647000 or via our website at https://www.clanhouse.org/volunteering/enquiries/