This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people. You could help with:
* sighted guiding / giving practical help to individuals so they can take part in events;
* supporting volunteers with sight loss with their volunteering activities;
* awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight;
* fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice.
Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, guiding guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests.
Our amazing Community Volunteers play a key role in connecting blind and partially sighted people, awareness-raising, tackling barriers to independence and fundraising for our work.
Depending on your availability, training and interests, you will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following:
• help run events and regular groups
• give talks about sight loss, eye health, the work of RNIB and partners
• help with local campaigns
• organise fundraising events like store collections
• attend information stalls and cheque presentations, and
• make wellbeing calls to community members.
This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people in your area. You could help with:
* Assisting groups of blind and partially sighted people;
* Awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight;
* Fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice.
Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, welcoming guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests.
Join a community of amazing people – and incredible dogs! Become a volunteer Fundraising Group Coordinator for Guide Dogs and make a massive difference to the lives of people with sight loss. We need someone to be the face of Guide Dogs in the local community and lead a fundraising group in your area. In this lead volunteer role, you will be the key contact for fundraising in your local community to raise money from a variety of activities such as collections, social events and tea parties.
“My advice to people is that they shouldn’t be put off by the word ‘fundraising’. We’re about much more than that as a group. Yes, we do raise money. But it’s also about building relationships, recruiting more volunteers, merchandising, building a community.” – Shirley, Fundraising Group Coordinator
If you don’t feel you tick every box but are sure this role is the one for you, please drop us a message and tell us why. We’re open to suggestions and happy to chat with you to find out what’s possible!
What you will be doing - Building relationships and coordinating a group of fundraising volunteers to raise funds and being the key contact in a local area.
Delegating tasks and responsibilities to other volunteers within the fundraising group and making sure fundraising policies and procedures are followed; including all other volunteer roles are maintaining their required records.
Skills acquired: Communication Skills, Community Development, Customer Service, Event Management, Fundraising, Interpersonal Skills, Marketing Strategy & Planning, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Teamwork, Time Management.
We provide full training in the role as well as an induction to the organization. You will receive ongoing support from a designated member of staff.
Volunteers are carefully matched with a Sported membership club within their locality, who they then support on a one-to-one basis to help them to tract investment into their organisation. Sported support groups who are utilising sport to bring about real social difference throughout the UK so you'll be paired with a group that are doing really inspiring work. These groups are doing incredible work but require some guidance around fundraising in order to make them more sustainable and increase their capacity. This is a great opportunity to make an impact on a community group in your area. If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to make a difference, and most importantly, have fun then please do get in touch. Code: CRV
Blantyre Victoria YFC is the youth and adult section of Blantyre Victoria FC and are the youth pathway into Blantyre Victoria FC senior team. We provide a place for young people who share an interest in football to come along and join in.
We are looking for someone to help with funding applications and also help plan, co-ordinate and oversee fundraising activities.
Lochlan’s Legacy is a charity which raises awareness and understanding of type 1 diabetes, reducing stigma, breaking down barriers, promoting youth voice and building a strong community. Lochlan’s Legacy is led by our founder, Lochlan Murdoch BCyA, who is fourteen years old. The charity has been working since 2020 and our work includes raising awareness of Type 1 diabetes in sport, and setting up our youth group 'T1D and ME - Giving Youth a Voice'. Come and be part of something incredible, driven by our iWill Ambassador Lochlan.
We are currently looking for Event/Event Planning Volunteers to help plan and run our fundraising events. This could be the ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain some experience in events management.
Survivors of Human Trafficking in Scotland (SOHTIS)
Human trafficking is happening in all 32 local authorities in Scotland, on each of our doorsteps. Hidden and misunderstood, SOHTIS is committed to bringing freedom to victims and survivors of human trafficking across the country. This is an opportunity for you to join us in bringing awareness initiatives to your area. There will be a range of activities which you can choose from including; networking, arts and crafts, promoting or delivering workshops, training and much more.
Survivors of Human Trafficking in Scotland (SOHTIS)
SOHTIS is committed to bringing freedom to victims and survivors of human trafficking in Scotland. This is a great opportunity to join our passionate team and work with our Development and Partnership Manager and CEO to research potential grant funders and prepare applications.
Sustainable Kirriemuir is a community group dedicated to supporting Kirrie to be a sustainable community where people and nature flourish. Formed in 2019 and becoming a well-known community member, we are working actively to protect nature, grow food, promote active and sustainable travel, promote energy efficiency, and reduce waste.
We are focused on positive social and environmental impact with our work, providing sustainability skills and learning, offering volunteering opportunities and supporting the co-benefits of health and well-being.
We currently have four staff members and five board members. We have been generously funded by several key funding bodies including The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland, Voluntary Action Angus, Angus Rural Partnership, Paths for All, Energy Saving Trust, Angus Council to name a few.
We are now ready to take our organisation to the next level and apply for charity status. We would like to invite a few more trustees to help us with our plans.
We especially need board members with experience in Human Resources, Legal, Fundraising or Business Development. Board terms are one-year, renewable at our annual AGM each spring. We meet one evening each month.
If you might be interested in joining our board, please get in touch for a chat at email@example.com.