As Part Of The Angus Council / Scottish Government Get Into Summer Programme , We Are Looking For Additional Volunteers During The Angus School Holidays (Summer 2023)
Friockheim Park Community Volunteers Are Offering Different Sessions Including:
Stay & Play
Litter Picking & Environmental Information Sessions
At All These Sessions We Will Be Providing Hot/Cold Drinks & Basic Refreshments To Both Children & Adults.
You Will Be Part Of A Team Of Volunteers Running Each Session Which Will Be Held On A Variety Of Days Throughout The Holidays,
An Enhanced PVG Will Be Required For This Role.
Please See Below Sections With More Information.
We Look Forward To Hearing From You Soon.
We now have a permanent base for the Tri-shaws in Bo'ness!
The Bo’ness chapter of Cycling without Age Scotland are recruiting volunteer pilots to take the elderly and disabled for trips along the foreshore and around Bo’ness. You will get full training, and will require PVG disclosure.
If you are interested in helping your community, please get in touch!
More information can be found on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/CWAFalkirk
A Volunteer Trishaw Pilot is the cyclist who is
responsible for all aspects of preparing for and
conducting a ride, post-ride duties (e.g. required
records) and promoting awareness of,
encouraging support for and maintaining the
reputation of Cycling Without Age Scotland. The
decision as to whether a Co-Pilot is required on
the ride should be based on the route
The Pilot must complete the 5-stage training as
detailed in the Trishaw and Pilot Handbook, which
may be amended/updated from time to time and
1. Getting to know the Trishaw
2. The Passenger’s Experience
3. Trial Runs
4. First Rides
5. Conducting route and risk assessments
followed by a final assessment
No matter how good our services are, we can't properly support our users/community well if we don't have skilled people in the team. If this sounds like you?... we would love you to consider volunteering with us for a few hours per week.
Our friendly environment is an ideal place for you to put your serving skills to great use, serving food to people who attend, clear tables, return dirty dishes to the kitchen, assisting kitchen staff with setting up, serving lunches and washing dishes and a pleasant personality.
So, whether you are looking to use your time well, update your skills or have the chance to do something a bit new, we would love to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a warm welcome and all of the support and help you could need.
We are seeing a rise in demand for our services, everyday. Having your help will allow us to be there for the people who need us. Any time you can give will make a real difference.
This is an opportunity to undertake a satisfying and rewarding role as part of our team of volunteers. Let us know what you are interested in.
Retail - you will provide customer support, provide sales service and sort donations whilst working in a friendly atmosphere, providing an extremely useful and appreciated service to the Charity.
If you’d rather be behind the scenes, you can volunteer on days/times the shop is closed to sort through stock, prepare and price items.
Do you have any eye for style? Help us to style the shop.
Review our stock regularly to keep the offer fresh and help create inspiring displays. Style our displays and shop floor and help create fresh and exciting displays.
Volunteer pilots to cycle and/or be an outrider to a Trishaw [bicycle] and its passengers in and around Wick. This Trishaw enables disabled or those with poor mobility to get out and about for recreational purposes. The trishaw is electrically assisted. Volunteers receive full training and support.
Your role will include some of, but is not restricted to, the following tasks:
*Confirm your availability when notified about a collection date with your Community Fundraiser.
L*iaise with the local fundraising office regarding the collection licence, the rota and delivery of
collection stock and materials.
*Use your local knowledge to advise us on the best times and places to stand to collect at your
*Raise awareness of the collection in your local community and assist with collector recruitment and
filling the rota.
*Greet and brief collectors on the collection day, allocating collection materials and liaising with
location managers when required.
*Count and bank the donations after the collection and complete paperwork.
*Help with other related tasks as necessary.
As a Marie Curie Speaker, you will be actively finding local opportunities to talk about Marie Curie and
rallying others to support our mission, while giving it your own personal touch. A flexible role which can fit
around you. A Marie Curie Speaker role includes, but is not restricted to, the following tasks:
• Inspire others to support Marie Curie, in any way they can
• Be familiar with Marie Curie and our services.
• Use resources to deliver engaging and motivational talks, with a “you can help us by…” message
• Proactively find and approach local groups and organisations to host a talk.
• Represent Marie Curie at local events and cheque presentations – saying thank you!
• Keep your Community Fundraiser informed with planned talks or approaches made.
• Bank or pass on donations and/or offers to support Marie Curie to your Community Fundraiser.
• Where appropriate, share Marie Curie official social media posts, to help raise awareness.
• Participate in training and provide feedback on the Speaker programme development.