The Robert Burns Ellisland Trust (SCIO: 049973) is looking for a Treasurer to join its board of trustees. Whilst this is a voluntary position, it offers an exciting opportunity to help conserve and develop one of the most important sites in the life of Robert Burns. The Treasurer will strengthen the capacity of the current board, whose members include leading academics, artists and museum professionals in developing Ellisland, recently judged the most authentic Burns site in Scotland. Duties including working with the chair and business development manager on financial reporting, planning and policies using the xero system.
If you have a passion for Robert Burns, Scottish culture and Dumfries and Galloway, you will particularly enjoy this role.
To help staff the desk during opening hours, and provide helpful information to visitors to enhance their experience. Also, if wished to help maintain and upkeep the Museum, during visiting hours quiet periods, with a little light cleaning, or weeding etc. When we are closed, a group of volunteers come in and clean top to bottom and rearrange displays under the guidance of our head curator.
People can volunteer for one of (or a combination) the following: welcoming visitors, stocktaking, cataloguing/research, cleaning and maintenance, gardening, outreach to the community.
We are currently open Monday to Saturday, from 31st March till the end of October, and occasional evenings.
CVS Falkirk & District are looking for volunteer researchers to contribute to an upcoming exhibition celebrating volunteering and community engagement in the Falkirk area over the last forty years.
On 6th December 2023 we are celebrating our 40th birthday at CVS Falkirk & District! And Volunteer Week 2024 just so happens to fall exactly halfway through our 40th year, so we want to do something extra special and are creating a fitting tribute to not just the work that CVS do, but to the people and communities that we are here to support.
We plan to host a free exhibition in Falkirk to showcase the local history of volunteering across the Falkirk area. To do this, we are looking for volunteers to collect and record the local history of community engagement and volunteering from 1983 to now - this will involve collecting individual stories from community members, locating
volunteering mementos/relics/outfits, finding newspaper articles and especially we want old photographs.
This role would suit individuals, students and researchers who are interested in local history, oral history, media and community and are looking for more research experience - or just enjoy doing research and celebrating the community! There is also opportunity to help build and get involved with the exhibition, which is great experience for anyone who wants to work in heritage.
As Treasurer of the St Andrews Pilgrim Foundation, you will have the opportunity to contribute to conservation and restoration work in the ancient ecclesiastical capital of Scotland, home of golf and host to Scotland’s first university. This immensely rewarding activity will take place in the context of a friendly and supportive environment of a small team of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer trustees. The principal functions of the role are as follows: to pay bills via cheque (two signatories are required on all transactions), to liaise with the chair and trustees as required, to maintain financial records (of income and expenditure and debits/credits to a bank account and building society account), to prepare quarterly reports for Trustee meetings, and to submit annual accounts to the independent examiner.
If you have a few hours free to help during opening times 10-4pm weekdays, training and support provided. This is a rural museum located in Dunbeath Caithness we provide historic and cultural information to the public and is primarily operated by volunteers. opening hours are subject to change dependant on the availability of volunteers. the aim is to make Dunbeath Heritage Museum a destination point rather than a drive-through location, but volunteer support needed in the museum. Volunteers needed all year around to help with inventory and 'behind the scenes' work
St Giles' Cathedral is a site of significant spiritual, historical and architectural interest. Each year it attracts over 1,000,000 visitors from all over the world. We welcome folks of all ages, interests and faith backgrounds to volunteer with us. With over 900 years of history to share, we are always keen for more voices to help us to share it. Our volunteer guides are the first point of contact for most visitors and play a a crucial role in ensuring the quality of their experience - each encounter with the guides has the potential to make someone's visit. Apply now and give a few hours a week to volunteer in one of the most beautiful buildings in Edinburgh.
Are you passionate about preserving a piece of Aberdeen's history while shaping its future? Bon Accord Baths is looking for dedicated individuals to join our board of trustees.
As a trustee, you'll play a key role in revitalising this iconic building, driving the project forward, ensuring its legacy for generations to come.
If you have expertise in governance, finance, operations or a deep love for heritage, we'd love to hear from you.
A fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting project to shape the future of the beloved Bon Accord Baths. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Ross McKirdy , Trustee at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A range of volunteering opportunities available including:
- staffing the front desk
- showing people around our Discovery Centre
- maintaining the display tanks
- DIY & maintenance of grounds
Are you passionate about digital communications and creating outreach content for an online community? If so, we are looking for someone to join our team and work alongside us to develop digital communications strategies and content to empower our community and promote our existing and future projects.
We are an arts-based media project supporting women and people from marginal communities to showcase their work and connect with arts focused opportunities across Scotland. Our placement opportunity will provide you with an opportunity to develop digital content to support connecting with our existing community and create growth opportunities to reach out to new members.
The role includes:
• Creating digital communication strategies to connect with people inclusive and supportive of their community and individual needs.
• Creation of community focused digital content for social media platforms.
• Supporting the development and implementation of community connection and growth strategy.
• Analysis of engagement data and supporting the creation of solutions to increase community connections.
• Working alongside the Zya Community team to support sharing of existing projects via digital communication.
The commitment is negotiable depending on availability however there is a minimum of 4 hours a week required. We can support with connecting the role with academic outcomes and have flexibility around role duties.
If you are interested email Zya Community Director Nikki Kilburn with a short paragraph explaining why this role is of interest to you, what you hope to gain from it and a brief description of any prior or relevant experience.
If you have any questions or require further information email Nikki and she will get back to you. We look forward to hearing from you.
The ZYA Community Team.