Help us ensure that as many young people as possible are able to join our local scout group through the management of the waiting list. No previous experience of Scouting is a problem, everyone is welcome.
This role is incredibly flexible and can be done from home, around your current commitments. Dealing with enquiries either over the phone or via email, there are no set hours. It is a great opportunity to hone your communication skills. Help enable more young people locally to enjoy Scouts.
Being a Beaver Leader (or assistant) is awesome fun. You get to to see local 6-8 year olds try a whole range of activities, growing in confidence and ability. Do you enjoy interacting with young people? Are you a team player with a positive, can-do attitude? Do you enjoy fun activities – from athletics to astronomy from photography to pioneering? Do you want to do more? Then this is right up your street. No Scouts experience, no problem. Flexible volunteering exists to fit around you.
Moray Duo is a local group for supporting the health and wellbeing of disabled people in Moray. The group would like to welcome a few new volunteers to help take minutes at meetings and to help organise information and data on their computer.
Hospitalfield is seeking new Governors at this pivotal time of development and change.
Our current Governors are a small, dedicated group of very experienced individuals who have worked with the staff team to get phase 2 of the Future Plan on site. The work has now started with a twelve-month building programme. As we move into a new chapter and plan for the use of the new and restored buildings, we wish to expand the numbers and range of skills on our Board. Join the Trust as a Governor and support our plan for the new studios and work with us to support the development of future capital phases.
• We are particularly interested in applications from local people who are embedded within our Angus community.
• We would very much welcome applications from artists based nationally.
• We always need support around finance, development and fundraising.
We aim to make our board more representative of the artists and audiences that we support while also ensuring that we have the right expertise.
We welcome applications from those who have not served on Boards before but feel they have a good deal to contribute to this next phase in the long life of the Trust.
Hospitalfield’s Governors provide an exceptionally important role in offering their time voluntarily in supporting the staff team at Hospitalfield. This is a large organisation with a very small team and the Governors play a significant role in bringing their skills, knowledge, contacts, and ideas to support the leadership that the staff team provide.
The Board of Trustees’ current roles are Co-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Safeguarding Officer and others, depending on your interests and skills. Some of these are likely to be vacant from November 2022.
Benefits to volunteer: The sense of playing a vital part, becoming part of something worthwhile and well-attested in its benefits to members’ wellbeing and integration in the community; building strong networks in the community - particularly among those working with vulnerable adults in the area; meeting new people committed to sharing their time and skills with one another. Time commitment is negotiable, but monthly or bi-monthly meetings are expected in early stages of training new Trustees. Hybrid meetings are now possible, with Zoom connection where necessary.
Do you believe that everyone has aright to have their voice heard and be part of their local community? Do you have a few hours to spare each month to support a developing third sector organisation?
If the answer is Yes then we would like to hear from you!
We are looking for someone with:
- Financial/accounting experience
- Strong communication skills
- A commitment to social justice/human rights
… to join our dynamic Board of Directors.
The board currently meet bi-monthly, with office bearers meeting in between board meetings. Meetings currently take place in the evening, online.
Cats Protection is the UK's leading feline welfare charity and our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs. Cats are the centre of everything we do and our objectives are homing, neutering and educating people about cats and their care. We help thousands of cats across the UK each year thanks to our network of dedicated volunteers, employees and supporters.
A BIT ABOUT THIS ROLE
Our volunteer drivers provide vital assistance to our branch by transporting equipment, litter, food and even CATS!!.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO DO?
- Arranging and transporting, equipment, litter and cat food.
- Transporting cats to and from the vets. Collecting them from their homes.
- Helping our shop transport good to and from storage.
- Collecting donations for our shop.
- You will be joining a great group of volunteers, including two other volunteer drivers, based at the Arbroath & Central Angus Branch shelter in Arbroath.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
- A current driver's licence
- Good organisation an time management skills.
- Knowledge of the local community
- Someone happy to drive one of our Cats Protection vans.
- The ability to carry and the occasional heavy lifting.
- The role may suit a fit retiree for example.
Our volunteer drivers can accept or decline requests for their assistance to fit in with their own commitments.
We hope they can offer us a minimum of two - four hours a week in this role. This is flexible and can be shared by more than one volunteer if needed.
SUPPORT, GUIDANCE and KEEPING YOU SAFE.
At Cats Protection we believe our volunteers should be happy and confident in their roles. We offer engaging online and face-to-face training, expenses and have policies and processes to help volunteers get the most out of their time with us.
- To support The Fraser Centre Community Trust in the delivery of our film programme in our new 108c cinema in Tranent.
- To provide assistance at the event under the supervision of our management team including: welcome the public to the Cinema; assist with ticketing; catering; front of house; prior, during and after the film.
- To help ensure the venue is welcoming and safe for all users.
- To share our love of the community, and love of films.
Our Health Challenge & Siblings Camps are magical places where campers take part in fun activities including Sports and Games, Drama, Arts and Crafts and Discovery. Campers will be divided into teams based on their age groups of 8-10, 11-13, 13-15 and 15-17 years of age. Participate in daily camper life to provide nursing/medical care. Facilitate a medically sound and safe camp experience for children with chronic and life threatening illnesses by contributing to a 24/7 provision of residential medical care. Clinical volunteers will work under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and Nursing Coordinators. You will also be part of a team of other incredible volunteers and will need a sense of fun with an energetic, enthusiastic and positive approach. If you are looking for an amazing and rewarding experience where you can make a difference in young people’s lives and see these young people out of a hospital setting, the sign up to be a clinical volunteer today! Camp is four days long (10th-14th July 2023) and you will be required to arrive one day early for training. We will give you all the necessary training and support and provide your accommodation and food for the duration of camp