Some people in West Dunbartonshire have found it difficult to get involved in volunteering and need a bit of support to do so. People of all ages want to get involved in their community but may need a helping hand to volunteer.
The aim of the APEL initiative is to support people to feel they are involved in their communities and build their confidence to be as active as they can - we need your help to make it happen.
With your help someone who feels unable to get involved in their local community can feel supported and motivated to help clean up the local canal towpath making it safer and nicer for everyone to enjoy.
They will meet others, be active and have a bit of banter with the others in the group. If this sounds like you, all we ask is a few hours every week of your time, over a year. We will be here to provide any help and support you need.
Due to Covid we have had to have a flexible approach to our opportunities so depending on the restrictions that are active at any point the opportunities may come under one of the following options:
Open for recruitment and placement
Open for recruitment and risk assessed placement activity
Open for some recruitment and some risk assessed placement activity
Open for some recruitment but currently closed to placement activity
Closed for all recruitment and placement activity
Quiet Waters would like to recruit a new Volunteer Treasurer, Quiet Waters are a Christian organisation but provide services to people of all faiths, and none. The Chair of the Board, and the current Treasurer are available to have an informal chat with any interested volunteers in the first instance, a description of the tasks/role of the Treasurer are detailed below.
To manage the financial responsibilities of the organisation with support from staff and other Board members.
Draw up, maintain and update as appropriate, an operational budget based on projected income and expenditure against the Business Plan (over three years)
Develop an appropriate Funding Strategy to ensure that all QW’s planned activities are fully funded.
Provide strategic leadership to the Income Generation Sub-group (including Development Manager) across all funding programmes to achieve targeted income.
Provide regular financial statements to the Board make recommendations and advise Board on all relevant financial matters – including Trustee liability.
Communicate relevant operational budgets to staff and approve all non-budgeted expenditure.
Review all insurance (public and employers liability, building and contents, professional indemnity, to ensure adequate and continuous cover/value for money and all conditions are being met
Review regular expenditures with a view to reducing costs and obtaining value for money
Administer Staff salaries and employer National Insurance liabilities through HMRC website.
Review salaries and terms and conditions of employment annually with the Board, advising on appropriate changes and salary increases in line with ‘cost of living’ and reflecting performance and responsibilities of staff members.
Prepare and present externally examined accounts (as prepared by independent examiner) at AGM.
Review, revise and maintain QW’s financial policies and procedures to ensure they remain relevant, effective, and compliant with current legislations and good practice.
Macmillan has an exciting opportunity to create a brand new Fundraising Group in Midlothian to raise vital funds and awareness so that we can support more people affected by cancer when they need us most!
There is no pressure, and you can give as much or as little time as you like! Fundraising is a great opportunity to be social and have fun, while making a great difference to people affected by cancer.
Join our new Group, and invite your friends to find out more information!
We would love to see you there!
Given the opportunity to be involved in a grassroots level community based charity supporting ex and serving military personnel suffering from complex mental health issues through equine assisted learning. Providing oversight of the charity will ensure that service users needs are met. Whilst ensuring best value principles are adhered to.
Being a Trustee will also provide a developmental Opportunity of someone looking to refine existing management skills.
Volunteers are carefully matched with a Sported membership club within their locality, who they then support on a one-to-one basis to help them to tract investment into their organisation. Sported support groups who are utilising sport to bring about real social difference throughout the UK so you'll be paired with a group that are doing really inspiring work. These groups are doing incredible work but require some guidance around fundraising in order to make them more sustainable and increase their capacity. This is a great opportunity to make an impact on a community group in your area. If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to make a difference, and most importantly, have fun then please do get in touch. Code: CRV
Our volunteer business mentors are paired with community sports clubs who need expertise in a particular area to become more sustainable and increase their capacity. Sported works closely to support our volunteers throughout the process, and the opportunities available are very flexible – from answering a 15 minute call from a club leader who has questions in your skill area, to delivering a workshop or a 6-month mentor placement.
As a Sported volunteer, you will have the opportunity to share your professional skills and expertise with community groups, having a huge effect on the sustainability and capacity of these clubs. Full induction is offered, as well as personal development opportunities, and you will join a network of skilled Sported volunteers across the UK. You will work with a diverse range of people and organisations, and will receive support throughout from the Sported Volunteer Services team. Most importantly, you will have fun! Code: CRV
Generations Working Together- Caithness Sutherland
Assist GWT to promote and market training opportunities and events throughout local area.
Extend the membership currently held within local area
Assist the GWT in ensuring all local projects complete an online profile template
Raising profile regarding the benefits of intergenerational practice
Disseminate information about GWT widely in the local network area, with marketing provided by GWT
Liaise with GWT in terms of local activity
Identify levels of support from a variety of organisations which may include - free meeting rooms, council resources and admin resources