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We're looking for enthusiastic Team Children 1st volunteer marshals for the BHGE 10K Running Festival. The BHGE 10k Running Festival is a well established 10k race in Aberdeen and for many runners the highlight of their running season. The course is based around Aberdeen City Beach and Harbour area and has some spectacular views of the North Sea and the 'famous' Beach Ballroom on the route of the course. This event also has a 2k option and wheelchair races at 10k & 2k. >Race date Sunday 5th May 2019 >Starting time 8.00am >Venue Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen This is a great opportunity to join Team Children 1st for what promises to be a great day. For more information about volunteering at this incredible event for Children 1st please contact Regan Johnson, Senior Community Fundraiser at E Mail: events@children1st.org.uk or Tel: 0141 419 1158.
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The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to oversee and manage the business of ESS. This is done through regular board meetings, where the board will be asked to contribute to and approve decisions which affect ESS at a strategic level. They are responsible for safeguarding the reputation of ESS and ensuring compliance legal and financial requirements. The Treasurer has additional responsibility for the finance subcommittee. You can find the full details here https://bit.ly/2ZcjYLI
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Are you creative, experienced and interested in crafts and making things? Then join our team as part of The Market Place Makers, an exciting new opportunity! Use your crafting knowledge and skills and learn new ones by helping us make our products for our Market Place shops. This helps us to generate income that goes back in to supporting communities of East Renfrewshire.
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The vision for the CHSS Health Defence programme is to be the face of prevention; raising awareness of risk factors for our conditions and supporting behaviour change to modify risk factors. This work aligns closely to the Public Health Priorities for Scotland. The programme will deliver health checks; healthy lifestyle workshops. This role will support lifestyle change to reduce the risk of our conditions in local communities, particularly where there is a high prevalence of health inequalities and deprivation. Information about the role: Providing a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for service users Contact the service user on a regular basis to motivate and support lifestyle change Supporting and promoting health and wellbeing changes using a people-driven approach Celebrating service users success
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Opportunity to assist our fundraising team. Working under direction of our project coordinators, you’ll assist in completing grant applications and researching grant/funding opportunities. Must have an excellent understanding of written and spoken English, eye for detail and flare for seizing opportunity. Online research to identify trusts / donors to, Draft applications for funding, Write beneficiary case studies for applications, Create content for social media channels, ad hoc jobs.
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Are you passionate about animal welfare? Join our growing team of volunteer Home Visitors and play a vital role in supporting owners and pets in your local area who are facing an emergency situation. PFSS provides short term, emergency foster care for pets whose owners are facing one of the following situations: * Ill health * Temporary homelessness * Domestic abuse Every year we provide temporary foster care for around 200 pets across Scotland - but we want to be able to support even more. Our volunteer Home Visitors play a vital role in delivery of our service by visiting potential volunteer pet foster carers to assess their house, home situation and the fosterer. You will be contacted by PFSS when there is a need for a home visit in your area. Main tasks: * Contact the potential fosterer and arrange a time for the home visit to take place * Carry out the home visit following the guidelines provided by PFSS * Complete the home visit report and return a copy to the Home Visit Coordinator
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As a Charity Store Volunteer Driver your level of involvement is arranged to sit as we require weekly drivers, regular rota drivers and relief drivers who may be called upon to cover any unavailability of our regular team. You should have use of your own car and hold a full driving licence for a minimum of 3 years. The role requires collecting donated stock and delivering stock to the charity store. Potential volunteers must have a competent level of the English language. Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland will provide all necessary training and authorised expenses will be reimbursed.
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As a Director/Charity Trustee you will join other Directors with varying skilsl, knowledge & expertise. The Board provides strategic leadership and governance for the charity, members and beneficiaries. Principle responsibilities include: Proper and appropriate use of funds and ensuring funders' needs and obligations are met; Ensuring financial stability through active fundraising participation; Ensuring the organisation complies with its Articles of Association; Compliance with relevant legislation. e.g Care Inspectorate, OSCR, Companies House etc.; Protect and manage the property of the organisation; and Appoint and support employees, where the need arises. Use specific knowledge or experience to help the Board reach sound business decisions through attendance and participation at board meetings and follow up sub-committee meetings. Participate in other tasks when required to meet the needs of the organisation. In addition, there are several roles where staff or Board responsibilities are nor clearly defined but rather a joint one eg. Promoting the organisation.
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Assist in maintaining the ICE project running efficiently. This will involve Help in setting up workshops and meeting rooms, and clearing up materials after sessions; Maintain and update the ICE members’ list, ensuring new participants fill in the registration form; Taking photographs during the session, then uploading on shared drive; Assist in collecting evaluation at the end of the sessions; Collect participant expenses (eg. bus tickets) and fill in the appropriate paperwork; Some cash handling when reimbursing expenses; Contact members through telephone, post or email with updates on programme; Help out at events and trips; Any other duties to help support the project and staff.
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Catesbi provides consultancy services, training and support to families and professionals in Tayside struggling with challenging behaviour of children and young people. We are keen to attract volunteers to our existing board who may have: 1) EXPERIENCE of working with children with challenging behaviour, children with disabilities, children from deprived backgrounds – such as parents, teachers, medical professionals or, 2) KNOWLEDGE and expertise in other skills: health & social care, social enterprise, finance, marketing, HR and/or legal. We are registered as a Community Interest Company. In-order to sustain this vital service as a part of prevention and early intervention, potential board members will be responsible for; collaborative working, informed decision making, quality assurance, the implementation of policy and robust governance which will ultimately contribute to the continued development of a young social enterprise in the city of Dundee. The Board will meet once every two months and Board members would be expected to attend more than half of the meetings annually.
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