CiC were originally set up during the Coronavirus pandemic, providing much needed support in the community. However, since then it has grown significantly to provide a range of services for the community and individuals who live here.
To continue to provide support, they are looking for volunteers to help with the following Food Collections and Delivery Driver role:
This opportunity would involve either of the following:
1. Store collection (Fridays)
Fridays food collection involves picking up the empty food crates from Cupar and returning them to M&S, St Andrews, before collecting the new donations and delivering to the Community Café in Cupar.
2. Store collection and home deliveries (Days and times TBC)
Collecting care packages from Morrisons and/or M&S, St Andrews, and delivering them to families or people that are in need within the local community.
They are also looking for volunteers who would be interested in collecting surplus food from the Community Café on a Saturday and delivering to carehomes/homeless shelters in Cupar.
This voluntary post is for a minimum of three months, and we ask that interns are able to commit to at least six hours per week, some of which can be done remotely.
In conjunction with the Communications Officer tasks may include some or all of the following:
o Writing social media posts and captions and updating the social media pages
o Responding to customer feedback and maintaining communications online
o Creating social media campaigns and calendars to increase engagement and target new audiences
o Creating graphic and visual content for dissemination on social media pages
o Carrying out research for team projects
o Sharing related content from partner organisations with their social media audience
o Analysing social media numbers regularly
o Preparing periodic reports for review.
To apply for this post, please submit a CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Are you looking for a rewarding way of sharing your experiences and life skills in order to make a positive impact in your community and help tackle child poverty? This is the opportunity for you!
Part of the Parental Employment Support (PES) programme, Project Scotland is now recruiting volunteer mentors to support an individual in their community to overcome barriers they face in sustaining jobs or progressing in work.
Our PES mentors offer one-to-one support to a local parent (mentee) they are matched with for 1 hour every 1-2 weeks. This role will involve getting to know your mentee and the challenges they may face, discussing their future goals, sharing your own experiences or skills and ultimately champion them to progress in life and work.
Our volunteers do not need to have any specific career experience or qualification – just a positive and empathetic mindset and a passion for helping others to succeed.
The Yusuf Youth Initiative (YYI) was set up in 2004 by a group of young enthusiasts who are driven by the desire to work for their community and improve their society. The group have undertaken a number of community projects on a local and national scale.
Volunteers Delivery Drivers are needed for the Foodbank. This will involve picking up the food parcels around lunchtime from their office at West Pitkerro Industrial Estate and delivering them to those in need's home using your own vehicle. Mileage expenses will be reimbursed.
The volunteers can pick up the parcel any time between 11:30 hours to 12:50 hours and then deliver it to the clients at their convenient time. Deliveries are made on Monday to Friday.
Just Bee Productions are excited to announce a brand new Community Café in the heart of Dundee. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in working with people and to develop new fundamental skills that you can use in everyday life! As a kitchen volunteer, your role will focus upon maintaining cleanliness, preparing and serving food and working as part of a team.
There will be a chance to come to the premises and have a discussion with the workers of Just Bee about your role in person (this is not a taster session)
Just Bee Productions are excited to announce a brand new Community Café in the heart of Dundee. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in working with people and to develop new fundamental skills that you can use in everyday life! As a front of house volunteer, you will be welcoming and serving customers while maintaining the cleanliness of front of house. You will always be working as part of a team, it is important that you can communicate well with your team but also be proactive with the tasks above.
There will be a chance to come to the premises and have a discussion with the workers of Just Bee about your role in person (this is not a taster session).
As A Volunteer General Adviser you will support members of the local community with a variety of enquires, such as:
• Crisis Supports
You will help to empower clients to understand their rights and what options they have available to make informed decisions.
Each day as a generalist adviser will come with new and interesting learning opportunities.
Generalist advisers provide support to clients in the local community by telephone, face to face appointments and email advice.
This will be done after researching information on client's various queries with the use CAS databases and other online information services so good IT skills are essential.
General Adviser's will also be expected to upkeep client and case records to required standard.
Full training and ongoing support will be given to General Advice volunteers
What might you be doing?
• Greeting clients and visitors to the bureau who looking for support with a Foodbank referral
• Calling clients to complete Foodbank Referrals
• Completing Foodbank Vouchers and associated records
• Using CAB It systems to maintain accurate records
• Supporting Foodbank Adviser with administration tasks
Citizens Advice Bureaux are local, independent charities that provide free and confidential advice and information whoever you are and whatever your problem. There is a CAB in almost every community in Scotland, across almost 300 locations, helping more than 260,000 people each year.
This volunteering role is perfect for someone that wants to help families in our community that may find themselves struggling to afford the basics for a huge variety of reasons. No particular skills are needed for this role but we expect you to treat everyone you meet with kindness and empathy. There is also a degree of lifting of products. This role is suitable for anyone aged 16 and above. You will work as part of a team of volunteers and be supported by other members of the Fraser Centre staff. You will open and set up the pantry on arrival and serve customers to the pantry in a warm and welcoming way. You will signpost pantry users to other types of support as appropriate. You will complete basic paperwork so that we can report to our funders. You will let the Fraser Centre staff know of any issues as soon as possible. We will welcome your views and ideas in the provision of this service.