Volunteers will befriend New Scots within Inverclyde. Our volunteers will help to provide friendship and support in an informal capacity usually within a 1-1 setting. You will support refugees to resettle and participate within the local community. You will also be involved in discussions as to who you are matched up with beforehand. Activities can be as simple as going for a coffee once a week although we have relationships where people explore shared hobbies and interests together such as sport, photography, cooking etc. Help with English words and phrases as well as cultural differences is also appreciated. We generally aim for relationships to last initially for about 6 months but can be extended/shortened based on personal circumstances and we try our best to be as flexible as possible in any way we can in order to accommodate a wide variety of volunteers.
We run a wood recycling project from our workshop in Granton. We collect waste wood, clean it and sell it back to the public. We need help with collections and delivering orders. The role requires you to drive the van and handle timber on and off the vehicle. On quiet days you could help with other aspects of the project. We aim to keep as much timber as possible in use whilst providing training for young, unemployed people. All drivers for Move On must join the PVG scheme.
Planning and setting up activities then helping at youth clubs with cooking, sports, arts & crafts, discussions, gardening and much more. We are looking for a volunteers who can commit to a regular club each week to support our youth work team, generally watching out for the safety of the young people and encouraging them to have fun through participating in different activities. Depending on your experience and interests, there may be opportunities to take forward your own project if you wish.
Group volunteers are essential in supporting groups of people with sight loss at seesacpe.
seescape has a number of social groups throughout Fife to support people who are registered with a sight impairment who meet for 2 hours on a weekly or fortnightly basis.
During COVID-19 these groups are not meeting up face to face, however, we always value hearing from volunteers to support the smooth running of groups and once they can begin meeting again.
Depending on your ability and experience some of the tasks may include escorting clients in the venue, helping serve refreshments, assisting with activity planning and delivery, admin and accompanying clients to occasional outings.
We are looking for volunteers to work with our community gardening group developing and maintaining our garden. Our community gardening group meets on Fridays. They are responsible for the development of our garden at Threipmuir Farm Steading outside Balerno. They indirectly support our work with young people by planting vegetables which our groups harvest and cook and by keeping the garden under control so that our work can take place in a safe and inspiring environment.
Being part of a team with 3 or 4 experienced session youth workers, facilitating activities and provision for children and young people. Light sports activity – Music Room – TV lounge and kitchen supervision.
Looking for teaching assistants for maths and English full training will be given.
Job is for two hours from 4.30 pm to 6.30pm. You will help children overcome problems by identifying where they are struggling and keeping them on task during lessons. You will also help with group work. Children start out their abacus maths journey using “finger theory”. This is a unique method where they use their fingers to add and subtract numbers up to 99.
Interview clients to gain a full understanding of their financial situation
Record financial and other relevant information accurately and summarise action points and timescales, Complete all necessary paperwork at the interview and ensure that actions are agreed with the client, Ensure all information and paperwork is given to the person responsible for carrying the action points forward, Signpost clients as appropriate, without bias, Undertake administrative tasks as appropriate.
North Edinburgh Dementia Care is a day service supporting people with dementia within the North East area of Edinburgh. We are looking for a volunteer driver to assist staff in providing transport for members to and from our day service, therefore ensuring people with dementia have access to our service. We are based in Fleming Place, just off Finlay Gardens and provide a service Monday to Saturday