. During the COVID19 pandemic, the role of Volunteers within our community has never been more important. These opportunities include helping with shopping, driving, check-in calls and collecting prescriptions for those in isolation/shielding. There are many activities you can get involved in to help make a difference in your local community. PPE will be supplied
During the COVID19 pandemic, the role of Volunteers within our community has never been more important. These opportunities include helping with shopping, driving, check-in calls and collecting prescriptions for those in isolation/shielding. There are many activities you can get involved in to help make a difference in your local community. Perhaps you could help to coordinate volunteers as they assist with shopping and prescriptions, light gardening, friendly phone calls and other community needs that are identified. Please contact us if you feel you have the skills to coordinate local volunteer activity in Bishopbriggs, Auchinairn and Torrance.
During the COVID19 pandemic, the role of Volunteers within our community has never been more important. These opportunities include helping with shopping, driving, check-in calls and collecting prescriptions for those in isolation/shielding. There are many activities you can get involved in to help make a difference in your local community. PPE will be supplied
Volunteers are essential in every area of RDA life. From coaches to cake bakers, people support RDA in many different ways – and we always need more. Whatever skills you can bring, giving your time to your local RDA group will mean that more disabled people can enjoy the therapy and fun of horses.
Volunteering with RDA should be rewarding and fulfilling – and we want you to benefit from your time with us. Our award-winning programme of volunteer training means it’s not just our participants who get the chance to learn and achieve their goals.
We welcome volunteers of 12 and over, there is no upper age limit and we need a wide range of skills – not just with horses. RDA is a diverse organisation and we are at our best when we bring together people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the RDA family, so why not find your nearest group today
Food Train Connects provides a one to one grocery shopping services for older people who are no longer able to manage independently, through age, ill health, frailty or disability.
Becoming a Food Train Connects Shopping Friend is rewarding and it makes a huge difference to people’s lives. It’s amazing the impact that regular support with grocery shopping can have on someone who is isolated or lonely. If you want to make sure that an older person is able to live well in their own home this is a great opportunity to do so.
• Contact the older person you are matched with on a regular basis, usually weekly, to obtain their shopping list, carry out their shopping and then deliver to their home, putting away if necessary.
• Submit brief records, receipts for payment and to report any matters of concern to staff
• Keep within the boundaries of the role
• To inform Food Train Connects Staff of any accidents, incidents or complaints
• To maintain confidentiality
• To represent Food Train in a professional manner to our members and the wider community
All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
If you are interested in volunteering with us/for more information please visit https://www.foodtrainconnects.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A volunteer group formed early Feb 2020 with an interest in improving Ellon Cemetery. When Covid rules allow, we meet every Monday at 1pm at the Cemetery. PM the Facebook page to find out more.. Duties include, general tidy up of the grounds at the Cemetery to brighten the area and improve the access/visual state of the location. Linked to Ellon Civic Pride.
Great opportunity to assist a gentleman with the upkeep of his large well established allotment.
Looking for a keen gardener who also has handyperson/joinery skills.
Jobs to be done include- weeding, planting and general gardening. Maintaining fencing, summerhouse and some woodwork.
The allotment is large with frames for planting and a polytunnel.
Things grown are, potatoes, onions, leeks, beetroot, cucumber, courgettes and peppers.
There is a summerhouse with seating inside in case of any sudden downpour, a porta loo is also in place.
Bacon or sausage bap and cuppa can be made on camping stove.
Any relevant training including moving and handling, general guidance and ongoing advice and support would be provided.
A fantastic, enjoyable opportunity to help and make a real difference. All assistance is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact Kim Styles, Care Manager at email: email@example.com or tel.: 01224 264005.
British Heart Foundation - Furniture & Electrical Store
If you like to keep active and stay in shape, volunteering in one of our local furniture store warehouses could be the answer you’re looking for.
We need helpful and active people to help keep our stock moving from the van to warehouse and onto the store and from store back to the van for delivery!
This role involves keeping active but it’s not just moving furniture. There are other opportunities to help our warehouse team such as booking in and checking over stock for sale, putting together our flat packed furniture and testing electrical items.
For more information please contact Ian Marlow, Volunteer Manager at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 07384 256675.
*None Residential Services SOUTH: Opportunities: Befriending / Mentoring; Care / Support Volunteers; Practical /DIY; Supporting with activities such as crafts/baking and gentle walks and exercise:
Bon Accord Care recognises the invaluable contribution that the general public: friends and relatives can provide to the care and well-being of the people we support. We will encourage the involvement of individuals who wish to volunteer in a service in a voluntary capacity, whilst ensuring that the health, safety and well-being of volunteers, the people we support, staff members and visitors is maintained at all times.
We are looking for kind, caring individuals to support our front-line staff and services, making a positive difference to the day to day life experience of our service users. Current opportunities include, Befriending where we will link you with a service user, to chat to over a cuppa, reminisce about old Aberdeen, read a paper with, chat about your favourite TV soap, go for a local walk etc. Supporting with mealtimes and serving Teas & Coffees, helping in our Service User with laundry, and shopping, supporting group activities such as crafts and light exercise. In addition, we are seeking volunteers with some practical DIY experience to help keep our outdoor communal areas and car parks clean and tidy.
Get involved with Bon Accord Care. A chance to make a difference, help others, make new friends, gain work experience and more! Excellent support and relevant training are provided to all volunteers. A fantastic opportunity to help make a real difference-all volunteers are greatly appreciated.
*About Bon Accord Care:
Bon Accord Care is at the forefront of the continuing development of services to enable independence and reduce hospital admissions, as well as promote active ageing and well-being. Working together with our key partners, we are aligned with the Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver services. Bon Accord Care work together with service users, partners, employees and volunteers to support our communities and create meaningful relationships with those around us. We deliver a range of services that are aimed at prevention, maximising independence, and enhancing wellbeing. Our focus from the outset is to get to know individual preferences, wants, history and lifestyle to ensure that each person receives a service that is unique to them. Our range of services cover: care at home, housing support, residential care homes, rehabilitation, re-ablement, occupational therapy, SVQs through learning and development, community equipment, telecare, day care, responder, respite and community meals.
For further details please contact Julie Suttar, Engagement & Liaison Lead at E-Mail: BACVolunteering@bonaccordcare.org or tel.: 01224 570400.
Street Friends Helping the Homeless Aberdeen is working towards a brighter future for homeless people, vulnerable and people in poverty.
With dignity Street Friends Helping the Homeless offer fresh chilled sandwiches and desserts as meals, food parcels for a few days, clothing, pet food, toiletries/condoms/sanitary products to those most in need as a result of homeless, poverty or vulnerable. We have established links with specialist services. When we befriend, we keep a note anonymously, on how people are doing, if they are in danger/emergency they are given immediate help. If they wish to progress we can use the referrals to get people to the correct professional service.
We offer kindness, empathy, friendship and safe choices if people wish to pursue them.
As our outreach grows we need cleaning volunteers, twice a week for our storage facility. We are looking for people with skills to do basic tasks such as deep cleans, sterilising and tidying.
We have a full volunteer pathway with training opportunities and all help makes a real difference and is always greatly appreciated. For more information about volunteering with Street Friends Helping the Homeless please contact Sam Raion, Communications Secretary at email email@example.com