Children’s Hospices Across Scotland - CHAS (Clacks)
Activities volunteers help to provide physical, social and emotional care to children and their siblings, arranging outings and social events for them to enjoy with other children. The aim of this role is to work within the Activities team to provide fun activities for children and their siblings. Activities help children to build happy memories, have fun and access a wide range of opportunities they might not ordinarily have the chance to get involved in.
WHAT ACTIVITIES WILL I BE INVOLVED IN?
- Physical, emotional and social care of children, siblings and young people.
- Helping with outings and social events
- Keeping activity areas clean and tidy (eg after an art activity)
- Playing with and carrying out a range of activities with children and young people
WHAT SKILLS AND ABILITIES WILL I NEED TO HAVE?
- Outgoing, confident and fun-loving personality
- Patience, empathy and tact
- An ability to represent CHAS enthusiastically and appropriately
- An ability to relate to people of all ages
- Good communication skills
- Adhere to rules around GDPR and a strong understanding of confidentiality
- Shared values with the organisation: respect, care, honesty, accountability
HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I OFFER?
You can volunteer on any day of the week, for a few hours, in the morning, afternoon or evening. This can be discussed and agreed with your Supervisor and the Hospice Volunteering Development Manager.
WHERE IS THIS OPPORTUNITY BASED?
Rachel House Hospice in Kinross OR Robin House Hospice in Balloch
WHAT'S THE NEXT STEP?
If you would like additional information about the role:
- Please visit: https://www.chas.org.uk/volunteers/activities-volunteer
- Call 01577 866065
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re interested in the role you can apply online: https://www.chas.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/volunteer-application-form
Caithness KLICS [Kids living in Careing situations]
Caithness KLICS support young people with Care responsibilities for a family Member. To enable the young person to socialise with peers, they affer a social club in Fridays, Tuesdays & Thursdays in Thurso. Volunteers are needed to help with activities, set up and tidy up. It could be board games, or activities inside or outside games, help with snacks and general hanging- out with the young carers while at the centre.
3D Drumchapel is a Charity which has been working with children and families in Drumchapel and surrounding areas for 25 years. We journey with children, families and communities to build strong foundations for families to thrive. We aim to strengthen family relationships, support parents to be the best parents they can be, improve family health & wellbeing, support children's development and build capacity in communities for family support delivery. Our services include a perinatal programme, parent & child sessions, parenting programmes, learning & development sessions, outdoor play, peer support groups, 1-1 support, family support in schools and practical support including Bairn Necessities which redistributes clothing and equipment for 0-5 years.
This is an exciting new role for volunteers to support the staff team to deliver children and families sessions such as buggy walks and play activities throughout the summer. These take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays and some of these sessions will involve walking activities in the local woods. The play activities are based in Drumchapel St Andrews Church.
If you are interested please click the ‘apply’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organization with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow at email@example.com
Local NCT groups and activities are an essential part of what we do. Our aim is to build welcoming and inclusive communities that improve the wellbeing of parents.
As a Community Volunteer you will know what support parents need most in your local area and play an important role in creating spaces for parents to connect and access trusted information and support.
In this flexible role, you will support local parents by leading one of our easy-to-set-up regular events such as a Bumps & Babies group or Walk and Talk, or help organise one of our well-known NCT Nearly New Sales.
Planning and leading one of our local activities or services to support parents
Advertising your group or event via social media and other platforms
Attracting and welcoming helpers for your activity
Following NCT guidance to ensure all events are welcoming, inclusive and safe
Collecting and sharing information about the difference you make to parents
Promoting NCT's values and vision in your local community
Our Community Volunteers are:
Passionate about supporting parents
Motivated and reliable
Able to plan and organise a one off event or regular group
Welcoming to all parents, and a good listener
This is a flexible role that can fit around your other commitments and availability
The time you will spend volunteering will vary depending on the type and frequency of the activity you choose to run., You could volunteer with as little as 2 hours per month
We're ideally looking for Community Volunteer who can volunteer for at least 3 months
What can you expect from us?
A great volunteer experience where you can meet new people, and develop skills
Excellent support from experienced volunteers and our Volunteering Team
Access to an online platform with all the tools, resources and training you will need
Expenses paid in line with our expenses policy
We champion equity, diversity and inclusion through all that we do
Importantly you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to parents in your local community
Across the UK, our 270 local groups play a vital part in supporting people affected by MS. They provide sense of belonging, unity and friendship. And they deliver services and support for their local MS community.
We are looking to recruit an Activities Organiser for the Aberdeen Group. As our local group Activities Organiser you’ll play a crucial role in developing and planning activities and events with your local group. You’ll be responsible for creating and coordinating an annual calendar of events and making sure they’re run safely and effectively to make the most impact. You’ll take a lead role at events on the day and inspire your fellow volunteers to get involved.
In this role you’ll be able to develop your organisation, communication, administration and negotiation skills.
We estimate this role will need around 2 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.
You’ll have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers.
You’ll be confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email. You’ll be able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices and understand and apply our risk management system. Ideally you’ll understand the local area and organisations that provide local services.
You will be reliable and easy to contact and you need to live in or near the local area the group to carry out this role.
1. Read through the role description carefully
2.Please apply online
The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.
The Branch is currently looking for volunteers to coach our Dundee West NAS football team for young autistic individuals. (up to age 18)
Participating in the football team is a great way to give young people on the autism spectrum an opportunity to improve their confidence, self-esteem and reduce isolation through spending time with others in a fun group setting.
What you will be doing
Plan, prepare, and deliver the football coaching programme to develop the young autistic players.
Provide support and assist coaches and helpers within the football coaching team.
Ensure that young people are safe at all times
Attend any meetings with fellow coaches, parents and children where appropriate.
Monitor and make participants aware of their progress.
Role involves being in the Youth Project between 6.30 and 10pm to assist the workers with between 20 and 60 youngsters dropping in on any evening. We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Any skills that the volunteers have can be brought to play. (we have hair and beauty evenings, have taught some knitting and crafts or it may be music) but that element is not necessary. There is nothing compulsory in the Attic and the buzz comes from interaction, chat and activities chosen by the youngsters themselves. Manning the Cafe Bar, maybe playing some pool,darts or air hockey is all part of it. PVG check required. For further information contact Caroline Fife -firstname.lastname@example.org