Volunteering opportunities advertised
Working alongside a key member of staff within Strathmore Rugby Club helping to make sure both the club and grounds are maintained and fit for purpose at all times.
Royal British Legion Scotland (Forfar) open there doors as a Community Cafe every Monday 9.30 - 12.30 as a breakfast club, providing reasonably priced food and a space to chat with others. Volunteer involvement is paramount to providing this, if interested in getting involved get in touch.
This is an opportunity to undertake a satisfying and rewarding role. As part of our team of volunteers, you will collect and transfer donations for the shop, providing an extremely useful and appreciated service to the Charity.
The role includes:
• Collecting donated stock
• Delivering stock to the charity shop
• Transferring donations between shops
• Put collection bags out in the community to be collected
We currently have around 50 shops/ community hubs across Scotland. Our shops and hubs help us raise funds so we can provide our services to the people who need us. Every one of our stores relies on a team of volunteers to help run it and support our staff. Quite simply, we cannot provide our services or raise funds without the amazing support of our volunteers.
Do you have an interest in archives? Angus Alive are looking for volunteers to catalogue old photos, manuscripts and legal papers to get them on show to the public.
If you would like to know more contact Craig Pearson at Angus Archives, Restenneth Priory, Forfar on 01307 468644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forfar Badminton Club invite volunteers to come and join them on Friday night (6 - 7.30) to help out with the junior club which runs at this time over 4 courts.
Tayside Dynamos Powerchair Football Club is Community based club run by volunteers in the Dundee and Angus area. We are actively recruiting players and supporters of all ages and experience and we would welcome the opportunity to work with you to develop your Powerchair skills in a friendly sport based club environment.
Powerchair Football as a sport is a fantastic opportunity to build confidence, social skills, chair skills and work as part of a team. You can find out more about the sport in Scotland and it’s exciting developments by visiting www.thespfa.org
This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a successful and inclusive group. Powerchair Football as a sport is a fantastic opportunity to build confidence, social skills, chair skills and work as part of a team.
If you would like to get involved and make a valuable difference to the lives of the players and yourself then Tayside Dynamos would loves to hear from you.
You can find out more about the sport in Scotland and it’s exciting developments by visiting www.thespfa.org
Forfar Indoor Sports incorporates a six rink indoor bowling club with a Junior Coaching session running on Saturday mornings 10 - 12 and to help with the running of this they are looking for enthusiastic volunteer junior coaches to join there team.
We are recruiting volunteers to support adults to improve reading, writing and numeracy skills. This is a rewarding experience and a great way to gain experiences supporting people.
User-Improved reading, writing and numeracy to improve social communication and employability skills.
Provide temporary accommodation for a dog at home on behalf of Guide Dogs, and to comply with the Boarders Agreement in relation to the welfare and handling of the dog or puppy.
For more information, contact emma Murton via email@example.com or 0345 143 0203.
During Training, boarding is overnight and at weekends from the age of 12 months.
- Early Training Boarders take younger dogs for 16 weeks
- Advanced Training Boarders take dogs for the next 10 weeks
- In some cases it is possible to board for the entire 26 weeks training period
Puppy Boarders, Brood Bitch and Stud Dog Boarders support those volunteers who home puppies or breeding dogs full time, for example taking the dog full time if a volunteer is not able to take it on holiday or they are taken ill
Client Boarders board working dogs for short periods full time on those occasions clients are unable to make their own arrangements
At some sites a small number of Respite Boarders support teams when we need someone to care for dogs unexpectedly. This is for varying periods, for example taking dogs full time if they don’t settle in kennels, are unwell or they are withdrawn from training.
What does the role involve?
- Training Boarders need to drop off their dogs 8-9am and pick up 5-6pm at a Guide Dogs site or a site near a trainer's home. Local teams can discuss details and maximum travel time possible
- Willing to provide a welcoming and safe environment for a dog or puppy for the time required. Providing a consistent home is particularly important for our dogs in training
- Ensuring the dog or puppy is fed and exercised as directed
- Embedding the same behaviour and commands as your supervisor
- In the event of an emergency, ensure the dog or puppy receives veterinary care and Guide Dogs is informed immediately