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We're looking for friendly, outgoing volunteers to help us serve refreshments to our patients and visitors. Our tea trolley service is an important part of how we look after our patients on the ward, and how we make visiting times nice for friends and family members. You will be working with our ward team to serve teas, coffees and snacks to patients and visitors in the afternoons, and also to provide company and conversation to patients on occasion. We're looking for people with good empathy and listening skills who understand the power of a cup of tea and a chat to lift someone's mood. Our ideal volunteer will also be a clean and tidy worker who understands the importance of confidentiality when dealing with patients and their loved ones. If you're looking for a role where you can have a direct impact on the experience of our patients, and you love meeting new people then this could be the ideal opportunity for you!
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Do you envisage a world free from animal suffering? Do you care about the plight of factory farmed animals? Do you have some spare time to give to help us end the abuse of animals raised for food? If so, we'd love for you to join our Volunteer community. As a Grassroots Organiser, you will inspire and support people in your local area to take action for the animals, organising community events including Meet-ups, protests and public outreach on a regular basis. Your role is to bring people together in order to effect change. Being a warm, friendly and approachable person, like-minded people will feel comfortable to join you and get involved, taking action together to end the abuse of animals raised for food. This role can be done from anywhere, no matter where you are in the UK. No prior experience is required, training and ongoing support provided. There is no set time commitment, but roughly 3-5 hours a month is average for this role. If you agree with our vision, and you want to do your part to help end the abuse of animals raised for food, join our team today. The Humane League UK is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunities organisation and welcome volunteer applications from all people, regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, disability, neurodiversity, orientation, gender identity or expression. We particularly encourage those currently under-represented in the animal movement to join our team - individuals who are Black, Indigenous or People of the Global Majority, a person who is differently abled, and people who are LGBTQIA+. If you prefer to apply in another way, or you have alternative requirements you'd like to discuss, don't hesitate to contact us - please see the Personal Specification document for contact details.
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Do you envisage a world free from animal suffering? Do you want to use your time to help end the abuse of animals raised for food? If so, we'd love for you to join our Volunteer community. Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our campaigns. Driving progress both from behind the scenes, and in public facing campaigns. You are the people power which helps us to achieve positive change for the animals. As a Campaign Volunteer, you will help us drive campaign success by taking actions which are remotely accessible from wherever you are based. This includes: writing letters, making phone calls, writing to the media, outreach to companies via social channels, campaign research and much more! Everything you do in support of our campaigns will help to reduce the suffering of animals who are on factory farms right now. At the same time, you will open the eyes of the general public to the abhorrent truth of factory farming, spreading awareness and encouraging people to make different dietary choices. This role can be done from anywhere, no matter where you are in the UK. No prior experience is required, just a passion and drive to make a difference to animals, training and ongoing support provided. There is no set time commitment, but roughly 2-4 hours a month is average for this role, depending on how much you choose to get involved with. If you agree with our vision, and you want to do your part to help end the abuse of animals raised for food, join our team today. The Humane League UK is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunities organisation and welcome volunteer applications from all people, regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, disability, neurodiversity, orientation, gender identity or expression. We particularly encourage those currently under-represented in the animal movement to join our team - individuals who are Black, Indigenous or People of the Global Majority, a person who is differently abled, and people who are LGBTQIA+. If you prefer to apply in another way, or you have alternative requirements you'd like to discuss, don't hesitate to contact us - please see the Personal Specification document for contact details.
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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable volunteer to support our community engagement team. Working directly under the Centre Manager the successful candidate will work on producing and implementing a marketing plan as well as maintaining communication across our social media platforms such as facebook, Instagram & twitter.
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Do you think you have the personal qualities and time to help us make a real and lasting difference to the lives of children and families in Glasgow? We are a dedicated team offering advice and support to families across Glasgow. This volunteering role will be based with the Glasgow Family Wellbeing Service. Our office is in Pollok Civic Realm next to Silverburn, in the south side of the City. We know how challenging family life can be and offer guidance where it is needed the most to make sure the whole family feel supported. The service we provide is tailored to meet the needs of the family. Our service is available when support is needed, including daytime, evenings and at weekends. What will I be doing? Volunteers build relationships with families in different ways including; Family Wellbeing – helping to establish and support family play and activities or offering support and encouragement to help a parent or carer to maintain their relationship with their children. Parent Mentoring – increasing the parent or carer’s confidence and self-esteem by building on identified strengths and abilities. Befriending – developing a 1 to 1 supportive, reliable, social relationship with a child, young person or adult by arranging weekly opportunities to experience new activities and develop interests. Befriending relationships can help build self-esteem and confidence and supports personal and social development. Group Work – working with groups of young people, parents and children; supporting the work of Children1st staff within group sessions. What do I need to know? We offer volunteers excellent support and challenging and fulfilling volunteering opportunities. Potential volunteers complete a 7 week training course (one session each week) which has been externally credit rated by Edinburgh Napier University Volunteers are asked to commit a few hours a week for at least a year
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We are looking for volunteers to help with an event in Aberdeen city centre – The Big Bounce which takes place at the Bon Accord Centre between the 11th-14th August 2022. Volunteers will be greeting members of the public, checking tickets, helping at the inflatables, and making sure members of the public have a safe and fun experience. The Bon Accord Centre in partnership with Aberdeen Inspired will again take part in ONE GREAT DAY in 2022 by hosting Aberdeen's Big Bounce. Charlie House has been invited to be the local charity partner of the event. With bouncy castles, giant inflatables, music and much more, it's once again guaranteed to be the leading family event in the Aberdeen summer calendar. A great, enjoyable and exciting opportunity to help with a major event and assist a great charity. All volunteers make a real difference and all help is greatly appreciated. For further details please contact Dolina Bell, Volunteer Coordinator at email: volunteer@charliehouse.org.uk or telephone 01224 313333.
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Inchgarth Community Centre provide a fantastic programme of activities for the community with the tremendous help of volunteers. Inchgarth has over 170 sessions of activity per week-serving every age group and section of the community. As a big and vibrant community centre, we offer a large range of activities for all ages and welcome a range of charities at the community centre. We have a great opportunity for people to help as Pool and Snooker Club Volunteer Helpers. We are looking for motivated people to join our Pool and Snooker Club. It is running on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm and volunteers can assist at any or all of these times. In this role, you will play games of pool/snooker with our members, organise games and wee tournaments. You will also engage with the members talking, helping people to get teas and coffees and have fun! All volunteers are greatly appreciated and provided with excellent support. Please contact us to find out more, join our amazing team of volunteers and make a real difference in the community: please email: volunteerinchgarth@gmail.com / Tel: 01224 325191 / Website: https://www.inchgarth.co.uk/volunteer.html
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Join our amazing team of Community Support Volunteers in Aberdeen, who support people who have had one of our conditions to develop autonomy and confidence in self-management, enabling them to fully engage with their community and activities of their choosing. The service follows a pathway from hospital to community and can be delivered in a one-to-one and/or group setting in person, virtually or via telephone. We also have opportunities for volunteers to become Walk Leaders, to safely lead community health walks either in a 1:1 or group setting, while effectively supporting people living with and at high risk of our conditions. The service can be delivered to provide person-centred support for those with a communication difficulty and/or to support an individual to achieve a specific goal. A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference for people and the community. Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers and all assistance is greatly appreciated. For more details please contact Victoria Wood, Community Support Services Coordinator at email: Victoria.wood@chss.org.uk or telephone: 07733614861.
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The Breadmaker is part of the Aberdeen Day Project - a registered charity, successful social enterprise, artisan bakery and coffee house. We are seeking volunteers who would like to help in a coffee shop/bakery environment and also volunteer with a team to provide training and support for adults with learning disabilities in a working Coffee shop and Bakery environment. An exciting and fantastic opportunity to volunteer in an award winning bakery and help make a real difference for people we support as well. Excellent training and support is provided to all volunteers and all help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Alistair Reid, CPD Manager at email alistair.reid@thebreadmaker.org.uk or tel.: 01224 641520.
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This is a fantastic opportunity to use current child care and hospitality skills or to develop new ones. The playgroup is well attended and is a wonderful atmosphere. Duties include helping with setting out toys, craft activities, snacks and occasional help with teas and coffees for parents/carers. There is opportunity to develop skills in leading craft, story time and games if desired. Volunteers would engage with the children during free play, being mindful of health and safety, modelling sharing, praising children's creative ideas etc. Volunteers would be warm and welcoming to parents and carers encouraging them to engage in play with their children and stepping in to play while parents/carers have a chance for a cuppa. Duties also include tidying up, cleaning the assigned toy set , and putting away toys and crafts. This is a joyful, fun team who work hard to ensure the children and families have a positive and enjoyable experience while they are with us. You would be a welcome member of our team. This is a term time opportunity on Thursday's. The group runs from 1pm until 2:30pm. Volunteers are needed from 12:30 until 3pm each week. If you are interested in helping and for more details please contact Claire van Geete, Children and Families Development Worker at email: CVanGeete@churchofscotland.org.uk or tel.: 07526465105.
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