How can you help?
We are recruiting a team of Charity Ambassadors to help develop engagement across each Region, to maximise opportunities to raise funds and increase support from the Community. You will be actively involved with The Charity on the ground and play a key role working alongside the Regional Community Fundraisers, as and when required:
Identifying various opportunities in your local area to raise awareness of The Charity & our wide range of Fundraising Campaigns. This could anything from contacting your local supermarket’s ‘Community Champion’ and organising an information stand and bucket collection or supporting a Supporter Group meet up in your area.
Representing The Charity in your area, by undertaking presentations & cheque collections at schools, local companies & community groups
Helping us to recruit new fundraisers and supporting those who are already signed up for a campaign, in your area. For example, attending a local Twilight Walk or promoting The Big Bake to local companies.
What impact will you have?
By amplifying The Charity's voice in your local area, you'll help increase the impact of fundraising campaigns & help grow funds and support us in accelerating a cure for everyone affected by a brain tumour diagnosis.
We’re looking for people who are:
Passionate about the Charity and our vision
Flexible and willing to get involved as and when opportunities arise
Confident and comfortable in undertaking presentations to a wide range of audiences
Skilled at spotting new opportunities to raise awareness and funds
Friendly, approachable and able to communicate at all levels
A team player, who is also able to work on their own initiative
Are you interested in sport and working with older adults? We might have the opportunity for you.....
Strathmore Community Rugby Trust and Strathmore Cricket Club are working in partnership to deliver Sporting Memories sessions throughout Forfar and Kirriemuir. The Sporting Memories sessions support a wide range of people aged 50+. They focus on bringing adults over 50 together to reduce isolation and loneliness, improve their mental wellbeing and help them become more active to live a healthier lifestyle. We have weekly and monthly clubs delivered at a variety of locations. At each session we deliver an on-topic reminiscing session followed by a light physical activity session to suit the abilities and interest of the group. For example, in the build up to Rugby World Cup we have sessions relating to rugby and in the summer during Wimbledon we focussed on tennis. We have a variety of roles for volunteers which all combine to ensure the smooth and successful running of our club.
We are looking for volunteers that may be interested in helping with some of the below roles:
- providing practical help at group meetings
- welcoming members as they arrive and being a friendly face
- making teas and coffees
- encouraging members to engage in conversations and activities
- befriending group members and supporting them to attend
Club Resource Maker
- helping to research and create resources
- find and collate items of local or national sporting interest
- develop relevant sporting resources for use within clubs and for one-to-one
- work with our members and other volunteers to create resources relevant to our members interests
- helping to record and promote activities
- collate information and stories from club members
- talk about your own personal sporting memories
- provide history from a local sporting club
- bring along resources from a sporting history in the local area
If you have any questions about any of the roles or would like to volunteer, please contact Mia White, Community Project Worker at Strathmore Community Rugby Trust.
Angus Specialist Palliative Care Services are looking for volunteers to support their services. Current volunteering roles include:
Arbroath Macmillan Day Service, Arbroath Infirmary
Hand & Nail Therapy
Whitehills Macmillan Day Service, Whitehills Health & Community Care Centre, Forfar
Hand & Nail Therapy
Stracathro Macmillan Day Service, Stracathro Hospital
Hand & Nail Therapy
To enquire about any of the roles please click on the enquire button below.
Calling All Volunteering Heroes: Join Our Mission to Brighten Lives!
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country? Erskine Veterans Charity is searching for compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to be a part of our impactful volunteering family. Join us as we create moments of joy, connection, and companionship for our esteemed residents.
Why Volunteer With Us?
🌟 Meaningful Impact: Your time and effort will directly contribute to enhancing the quality of life for our veterans. Whether it is supporting activities, offering practical support or simply sharing stories as a visitor or befriender, you will be making lasting memories.
🌼 Fulfilment: There is nothing quite like the feeling of bringing smiles to the faces of those who have sacrificed so much. Your involvement will add purpose and fulfilment to your own life as well.
🤝 Connection: This is an opportunity to connect with veterans, their families, staff, and other volunteers, share experiences, build on your interpersonal skills and build friendships that transcend generations. Your presence will help combat feelings of loneliness and isolation.
🧠 Stimulating Activities: .Our activities programme is as varied as our residents’ interests are. From group outings to creative projects, your ideas and energy will be welcome, and your involvement will keep their hearts and minds active. Help us create an environment where veterans can thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Join Our Team Today!
Step forward and be a part of something truly extraordinary. Erskine is ready to welcome you into our family, where your kindness will ripple through the lives of those who deserve it the most. Together, we can create a haven of happiness and camaraderie.
Be the light that illuminates their days. Join our volunteers and show our veterans the care and respect they have earned. Your time, compassion, and dedication will make all the difference.
Honouring Our Heroes: One Activity at a Time
Ready to Make a Difference? Contact Us:
📞 0141 814 4640
Join Our Team and Be the Heart of Change! 🌟
Position: Fundraising & Events – Events Volunteer
Location: Erskine Edinburgh / Various Community Venues - Scotland Wide
Your Mission: Unite with us to build a Scotland where Veterans and their families thrive. At Erskine, our vision is clear: to offer Veterans their best possible future through the best possible care and community support.
Role at a Glance:
As an Events Volunteer, you'll be at the forefront of generating vital funds to support our Veterans. Your enthusiasm will light up various community settings as you:
📆 Schedule: Coordinate with our fundraising team based on your availability, making this a flexible commitment.
🏢 Event Setup/Clear up: Play a crucial role in setting up and tidying event/venue areas and displays, ensuring everything runs smoothly.
📋 Registration Desk Host: Welcome participants with a warm smile and assist them with registrations.
🛍️ Merchandise Maestro: Show off your sales skills by manning our Erskine-branded merchandise stalls.
🎟️ Raffle Rockstar: Sell raffle tickets and/or collect donations on-site during events.
🚚 Logistics Pro: Help transport goods and resources to and from event venues.
🏃 General Runner: Be the go-to person for various on-the-day tasks that keep the event running seamlessly.
🎉 Event Extraordinaire: If you're up for it, you might even contribute to event entertainment, activities, or event photography to capture the magic.
🤝 Support Ambassador: Provide support, encouragement, and resources to event participants taking on sponsorship challenges.
Length: A minimum of one day.
Weekly Hours: 2-8 hours, depending on your availability. We're flexible to accommodate your schedule.
🌟 Core Induction: Get acquainted with Erskine's history mission and values.
🏛️ Site Briefing: Familiarise yourself with the event location and role tasks.
🤝 Optional Fundraising Session: Enhance your fundraising knowledge to learn re our targets and how our money is spent on veterans
Diversity and Inclusion:
Erskine welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities, aged 14 and above. You don't need prior experience; our training program will support you every step of the way.
Skills and Attributes:
💙 Passion: A deep commitment to supporting Veterans.
🤝 Trustworthiness and Honesty: Essential qualities for our team.
😄 Professional and Friendly: An outgoing manner that engages people.
📜 Adherence to Guidelines: Ability to work within fundraising guidelines.
Requirements and Benefits:
👥 Age Requirement: Must be 16+ for bucket collections unless accompanied by a parent/guardian or volunteering as part of a uniformed group.
🚗 Travel Expenses: Receive reimbursement for out-of-pocket travel expenses, up to £15 per day.
Rewards of Volunteering:
By joining us, you become an essential part of raising funds and awareness for Erskine. You directly contribute to ensuring that our residents receive the quality of care they so richly deserve.
Ready to Enlist for a Cause? Apply Now!
Your dedication can change lives and shape a brighter future for Veterans and their families. Together, we'll make Scotland a place where they truly thrive. Join us today and be the heart of change! 🤝
Ready to Make a Difference? Contact Us:
📞 0141 814 4640
We are looking for young people aged 18-24 with Type 1 Diabetes across Scotland to join our project and be trained in three different peer support skills – buddying, providing group support or moderating an online national chat. Peer support is proven to be a great way to manage the complications and stress that can come from having a long term health condition. Through this project you will deliver and design the peer support and be given full training to become a peer supporter.
Would you like to support someone through their cancer journey?
Tayside Cancer Support offers a free, confidential, one-to-one befriending service for those affected by cancer in the Tayside area and help establish support groups which offer a valuable network for people facing a diagnosis of cancer either themselves or in a loved one. In addition, we provide specialist Mindfulness courses for anyone affected by cancer.
Our volunteers are the key to the Charity’s success. Everyone has skills that can be put to good use! If you think you’d like to get involved whether with our fundraising activities and events; getting involved with hospital visits or within our drop in support groups, we would love to have a chat with you.
Community Shopping Volunteers wanted to do a weekly shop for older and vulnerable people shielding in the Giffnock, Clarkston and Newton Mearns areas of East Renfrewshire. Commitment of one supermarket shop per week on a Monday or a Wednesday. Volunteers with their own car or bicycle required as deliveries are made direct to the customers home. COVID safe procedures in place
The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) is inviting expressions of interest for people with lived experience of palliative care, or their carers or family members, to take part in our upcoming palliative care guideline. You would join the multidisciplinary guideline group and provide your experience to contribute to the finished guideline.
Listening volunteers are there for anyone who needs support. Every year, they spend over one million hours responding to calls for help and they can change the course of someone’s life. Join the Samaritans Email Hub and be part of our mission to provide support, hope, and encouragement to those who need it most. https://www.samaritans.org/scotland/samaritans-in-scotland/about-samaritans-scotland/west-highland-skye-project/volunteering-opportunities-west-highlands-and-skye/
We are recruiting in Lochaber, Wester Ross, Skye and Lochalsh