Helm works with around 200 young people every year who go into full-time employment, work experience placements or start a range of courses in Further Education Colleges. The training focuses predominantly on supporting young people who are not in education, employment or training and aims to be flexible and responsive to their needs. Your role as Group Assistant would be: To assist the Instructor in delivering SQA Communication, ICT, Numeracy, Problem Solving & ASDAN modules to groups of 8-10 people; To be involved in assisting with the delivery of training in life skills & social skills; To support with delivery of employability skills in preparation for the workplace i.e writing letters & CVs & applying for jobs; To accompany groups on any social outings or employability events, i.e. employer visits; To be a role model & share personal knowledge & experience of work with trainees; Help to mentor those trainees who require additional support. You would be expected to attend any in house training/meetings relevant to the volunteer role.
Van Helpers support our delivery service going out on one of our vans with a Driver. You will pick up shopping boxes from the supermarkets and make multiple deliveries to our customers. You and the Driver will take the groceries into the customer’s house, unpack the groceries, check the order over with the customer and receive the payments. Van Helpers carry a small money float and some cash handling will be required. Van Helpers are required either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from around 9a.m. till 3p.m. approximately.
Meeting once a week in Douglas Community Centre, the mosaic group work on projects for the community spaces along the Dighty. You do not need to be particularly artistic as peer mentoring and training will be given. All equipment, safety wear and refreshments are provided. This opportunity would suit someone looking to learn a new skill, feel valued and impove the local community.
The role of the sewing classroom assistant will be to work with other volunteers and project staff to plan and deliver sewing lessons, tutor basic sewing skills such as working a sewing machine, following patterns, measuring and cutting fabric and hemming, provide support to individual learners in a classroom setting, set up and clear up sewing stations within the sewing class, maintain check in and out system for sewing tools and follow DIWC policy and procedures.
The role of the one to one ESOL tutor will be to plan and deliver appropriately levelled English lessons for individual students who do not have English as their first language, meet with students for 1 - 2 hours once a week during school term time at DIWC, provide literacy support where appropriate, gather regular feedback and review progress and development of student with project staff, and work closely with project staff to source appropriate materials.
The crèche costs are £2 per session for volunteers.
DIWC ARE UNABLE TO OFFER ESOL VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES AT WEEKENDS OR IN THE EVENINGS.
Each night of the week, Bridge FM have a Request Show and a Studio Assistant is needed for each one. The Studio Assistant is responsible for looking out music which is requested by patients and additional music which will fit into the style of music on the programme. The Studio Assistant will also deal with telephone and email requests. The cleanliness and tidiness of the studio complex is operated on a rota system between the Studio Assistants for each evening and everyone is expected to do their fair share of work. The Studio Assistant is also responsible for maintaining the CD library and may be needed to take part in on air content.
Tayside Re-users regularly receives donations of bicycles. Some require repair before they are ready for resale in our shop. We have a dedicated repair area and this has repair equipment and supplies of spare parts. This opportunity would suit someone who has a passion for bikes, experience of bike repairs and able to carry out basic repairs to bikes to give them a new lease of life.
The role of the Usher involves assisting our audiences in and around the theatre and responsibilities can vary for each performance with support from the front of house manager and venue manager.
Duties include directing customers to the theatre facilities, checking tickets and showing people to their seats, selling ice cream and programmes, dealing effectively with latecomers, audience related enquiries and problems, and taking responsibility for the safe evacuation of the visiting public during an incident.
The role will involve making sure each client is wearing a properly fitted riding hat. At the first and last lesson of each 12 week block there is also paperwork to be completed for each rider. We also need you to ensure that carers, parents and siblings are not patting/touching the horses at the mounting block as this is a very delicate part of the lesson.
The business of Save by the Bell is managed by the Management Committee who set priorities in the use of staff and other resources. An opportunity exists for interested individuals to join the Management Committee and assist in the management of Save by the Bell.
Management Committee members will be expected to attend Committee meetings to discuss issues affecting Save by the Bell staff, funding and business with other Management Committee members and to participate in any decisions required.