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We are a looking for a volunteer to produce blog posts for our website. Responsibilities: Research topics and create one blog post a week (800-1000 words) that will appeal to our target audience Promote the blog on Facebook to alert and expand our readership Maximizing site traffic by using SEO keywords Monitoring responses to posts via the website and Facebook to better understand the audience Staying current on industry trends
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We're a small community cafe in a church centre. We're going through changes at the moment, as you might imagine. Customer base changing, busy periods moving around. Previously we served mainly parents of young children and saw many, many babies & toddlers. Duties include; Taking orders and chatting to customers. Making barista style coffees (with training). Using a till and card machine. Occasionally assisting with cleaning duties, and loading/unloading the dishwasher if physically able.
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We are currently seeking new Board Members who are passionate and committed to making a meaningful difference for older people in North Lanarkshire. We are particularly interested in those with expertise in IT or HR. As a member of our Board you will help to:- set and maintain the vision, mission and values of the organisation - develop direction, stategy and planning - ensure that the organisation has the structure and resources for its work - establish policies and procedures to govern organisational activity - manage risk, ensuring compliance and accountability with the Constitution, external regulators and the law The current Board is made up of 7 members, some of whom represent local groups and bodies. In accordance with our Constitution, to become a member of the Board you must be 60 years of age or older and reside in North Lanarkshire or be a representative of a voluntary organisation serving the interests of older people. Applicants with expertise in HR or IT would be of particular interest to support the organisation going forward.
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The St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum is seeking a Volunteer Curatorial Assistant to conduct research into their historic house at 12 North Street, engage with the community through this research and support the care and management of museum objects that relate to the house and those that once lived there. They are seeking a volunteer who is comforable working alone as well as recruiting new volunteers to support with this research project. The Museum Manager will support the Volunteer Curatorial Assistant to complete an SVQ in Museums and Galleries Practice through the Museums Galleries Scotland ‘Upskilling and Celebrating Voluteers’ programme. No formal qualifications are required and the SVQ is fully funded. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply especially people with additional support needs, barriers to employment, those living with a disability, individuals from an ethnic minority background, women, young people, those who identify as LGBTQI+ and refugees.
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You will be matched with a family to help them deal with challenges they face. You will support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children. Families we support have at least one child under the age of 8, live in the Southside and require home-visiting support due to challenges such as illness, loneliness, single parenting, abuse or seeking asylum/refuge. When matched, a volunteer will visit once a week for 2-3 hours and provide support in line with these needs, aiming to reduce feelings of isolation, build parents' confidence and skills and access local facilities, amongst many other possible outcomes.
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You will be matched then visit a family weekly, to work on the parents' language skills. These families are usually asylum seekers/refugees and can find themselves socially isolated, often due to language barriers. You will visit a family weekly in their home for upto 2 hours to help build their confidence and skills with English using a practical approach. There is no formal curriculum to follow but we provide some resources to support you. You may also benefit from activities such as going to shops with the family, helping them to practice letter formation or talk with them about where they want/need to use English most.
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EATS Rosyth are an award winning community-based growing, cooking & sharing charity operating a community hub, community garden and community orchard. They're looking for someone with corporate governance skills to sit on their board. They have an ever-expanding voluteer base along with a growing team of committed staff. They're looking for an experienced board level trustee to ensure they have appropriate corporate governance controls and strategies in place.
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The volunteer support we are looking for will help ensure the safe and efficient management of flu clinic sessions, which will all be by appointment only this year and available in a range of venues, including General Practices. Queue assistance inside and outside of premises (meet & greet) - this is needed to ensure people are in the right place to wait on their appointment, whilst safely socially distancing. Queues and wait times will be minimised due to the appointment only set-up. Identify anyone in the queue who may need additional assistance e.g. priority access, seating. Explain the general set-up to those waiting, asking people to take their coat off when appropriate and roll their sleeve up (venue staff will support volunteers know the set-up.) Car park assistance may be required, to ensure the safe flow of traffic.
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The section assistant should be available on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.15pm (except school holidays). The role will involve participation in badge work and games. The section assistant should also be willing to attend weekend camps 2-3 times a year. Uniform will be supplied and membership is currently paid for by the group. The suitable person must go through a PVG check and do safeguarding training online with the Scout Association prior to starting volunteering role.
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Treasurer required to oversee financial controls, risk management of the organisation and ensure governance is robust, transparent and compliant with regulation. Compile monthly reports to the Board and assist to prepare annual accounts for OSCR and FCA regulators, Contribute as a trustee on our Board and Business sub-group, develop financial processes and procedures within the organisation, oversee/work closely with our fundraising team on grants and in-house enterprises.
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