Glasgow North West Carers Service provides practical help and emotional support to unpaid Carers and their families in the North West of Glasgow. Looking after someone can be an isolating and debilitating experience and we are here to help Carers manage their caring role whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.
Purpose of the Role
To be part of a Team of Volunteers who assist Centre staff to provide sessional interpreter and translation skills to Carers.
• Work closely with Family Wellbeing Workers to provide high quality interpreting and translation Services to assist carers to provide accurate and detailed information to help identify needs to continue in their caring role and ensure their own health and wellbeing
• To ensure that Carers have full access to Services to provided by the Centre and the wider Community
• To assist family wellbeing Worker in preparing high quality, confidential information and support to Carers and their families
Minimum requirement 10 to 12 hours a week as required by the Centre.
Minimum Age Requirement
18 + : Volunteers will be expected to display a high degree of maturity and commitment, understanding of importance of confidentiality and sensitivity to carers experience.
Yes - in Centre, however meetings with carers in other premises (home, café etc.) may be required.
Application Form, Interview, References, PVG check
As a volunteer with the Mamacita Foundation charity you will be at the forefront of building and maintaining strong relationships with the local community and key stakeholders. We currently have great opportunities to volunteer with us including:
• Community Outreach Volunteers
• Youth Program Volunteers
• Community Engagement Volunteers
• IT and Technology Support Volunteers
• Volunteer Coordinators
• Administrative Assistant Volunteers
• Foodbank Volunteers
Join our volunteer team and be an integral part of the Mamacita Foundation’s efforts to create a more inclusive and supportive community in Aberdeen. A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. All volunteer support is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact Vivian Draghici, Chief Officer at email: email@example.com or telephone: 07449826988.
Orthodox Research Institute of St. John Chrysostom SCIO
Great opportunity to develop leadership, writing, communication, management and marketing skills and to be part of the vibrant community of young theologians and to make a contribution to the enterprise that matters!
We need your help in:
• Maintaining effective internal communications within the organisation
• Coordinating events
• Planning and implementing promotional campaigns
• Overseeing the social media strategy
A fantastic opportunity to assist a brilliant group/charity. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact Dr. Olga Sevastyanova, Chairperson at email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 07884971624.
VTO provides free one to one tuition to children and young people (aged 8-18) to help tackle the attainment gap in Scotland. We work with young people from diverse backgrounds including those from low income families, care experience, EAL, or those faced with perceived barriers to learning. Our volunteers are responsible for developing a person-centred tutoring experience online. A key part of this role is relationship building, mentoring, instilling confidence, and empowering young people through education. Volunteers from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences are welcome. Our next induction training will be held on the (Date)
What will I be doing?
Working one to one with a young person who requires tutoring support online.
Relationship building and mentoring
Instilling a growth mind set towards learning
Monitoring and recording progress of learning and keeping in contact with your assigned Learning Communities Coordinator.
Take part in relevant training.
Tutoring in English, Maths and potentially other subjects, dependant on experience.
Sourcing and creating engaging ways to support pupils’ skills and learning.
Usually, 1 hour per week time commitment for tutoring with some additional time for learning material preparation.
What skills do I need?
You don't need any formal teaching or mentoring qualifications to become a tutor. The main requisite is good literacy and numeracy skills and you must be fluent in English. All our tutors must be able to provide 2 references and be members of the PVG scheme managed by Disclosure Scotland. VTO will assist with the processing of this and there is no cost to you.
Capability, creativity, and enthusiasm to communicate and work with children and young people.
Good relationship building skills
Ability to support young people with a lack of confidence/ motivation.
Ability to be non-judgemental, empathetic, and supportive.
What skills and experience will I develop through this role?
We want to support our volunteers through their time with us.
Satisfaction of giving something back and reducing the attainment gap.
Gain teaching, tutoring and youth work experience useful in careers working with young people.
Developing new enhanced communication skills.
Enhanced personal statement/ CV.
Fulfil volunteering requirement of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme/ Saltire award scheme if eligible.
Reference after 6 months.
Purpose of the role is to support Ukrainian and other non-native English people who would like to volunteer to improve their English and tackle isolation and promote integration. Ukrainian and other new Scotts look to improve their English, to volunteer or work. Sessions typically last for 1h30min through the day at a time that suits. The volunteer facilitator, will provide support through a relaxed chat to improve confidence in using English and to ensure the individual can feel better about using the English language. It will be very informal with no certification offered.
The facilitator will confer with a local ESOL classes coordinator regarding themes and to ensure some learning from the formal setting is complemented by the informal conversations. We would like to stress it is to be a place where people learn in a relaxed atmosphere where mutual support and understanding will help tackle isolation and improve their wellbeing.
For more information contact Magda 0131 663 9471 or 07859 914587
Each week our volunteer team prepare, read and record articles from The Orcadian for those who are not able to read the newspaper. We are looking for volunteer recorders to help us produce a weekly CD every week. Reading and recording is done on Thursdays and the CD is copied and dispatched on Fridays. You can choose which roles suits you best and you would expect to do about 3-4 hours each month.
Oshay’s Brain Domain CIC, previously known as Oshay’s FASD, was formed in 2019 to raise awareness, spread knowledge & understanding of what FASD is, and support for the individual with FASD.
We also provided a much needed support service for biological parents, foster carers, adoptive parents, kinship carers and step parents across the whole of the UK, as well as the professionals who work and support these families.
Now, after the Covid-19 pandemic, we have relaunched as Oshay’s Brain Domain’s CIC
This allows us to offer all our support and services to more people that are effected by ANY brain based condition.
We would like the support of a group leader/tutor fluent in Makaton and/or BSL to support parents and staff to relate with nonverbal children.
As part of our volunteer support package, we offer bi-monthly volunteer meetings during which volunteers can share updates, opinions, discussions, etc. Any out-of-pocket expenses are reimbursed and volunteer night outs. We can give references after 6 months commitment with our group.
The Inspire Project is a mentoring and supported volunteering programme in Edinburgh, aiming to help "New Scots".
New Scots aged 16-35 have the opportunity to take part in volunteering placements in their community, as well as the chance to have a Mentor who will support them as they try to move forward in life, in a new country.
As a mentor you will meet regularly with your mentee to provide practical and emotional support. You might help the young adult to increase their confidence, improve English skills, help to get into employment or further education, or achieve other personal or professional goals. Normally meeting with your mentee for around an hour a week, this is a great opportunity to be a positive and reliable source of support to a person facing life challenges and barriers.
Each person will get to do a 45-minute spoken English session in an online class, minimum of once a month for four months. The frequency of doing the sessions varies depending on the willingness and the availability of the volunteer.
LINKnet Mentoring is a voluntary sector charitable organisation that provides support for minority ethnic people on employment, education admissions, personal development and health and wellbeing through various projects. We have many vacancies for volunteers in different categories to provide online or face-to-face support. If you are keen to participate in the voluntary work please email email@example.com