Volunteering opportunities advertised
Help assist the leaders deliver a quality and fun learning opportunity for pre & school age children. We run sessions outdoors in urban woodlands and encourage children to play and get mucky. You would be helping observe & keep children safe whilst encouraging them to learn new skills. We encourage all staff to bring new activities for the children to try & we would encourage you to be as involved as you feel able to.
The MKHH Friendship club provides entertainment and company to those in the local community supported by a friendly team of volunteers. A volunteer group leader, with support from MKHH staff would coordinate the fortnightly running of the Friendship Club. This would involve a range of duties, including planning a programme of entertainment, coordinating transport and coordinating memberships of the Friendship Club.
Full induction, training and support will be provided.
Mearns Kirk Helping Hands aims to offer an excellent volunteering experience to anyone who is willing to offer their time, skills and commitment to helping us run our activities. We are currently looking for friendly, caring drivers to help people get to and from our activities.
Mearns Kirk Helping Hands runs several different activities each week, allowing those who may otherwise be at home alone the opportunity to socialise and have fun with others. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to use their own car or drive our minibus to help people to access these activities. There is no minimum time commitment, though our activities currently take place during the day on weekdays.
A full training package is provided, and you will be sent a full role profile when you enquire about the opportunity.
Ready to begin your adventure? There are five sections you can join, depending on your age. The activities and opportunities vary but what is the same is that each will empower you to make friends, learn skills and try new things.
You can I help with Scouting whatever your gender, age, abilities and skills. Simply let us know your availability and how you would like to help and we will match this to roles within your local area.
You do not need to have a background in Scouting
If your child is in Scouting, You could help
Many of our helpers and Leaders are parents of our youth Members. This is for a number of reasons including being able to see first hand how Scouting benefits young people and wanting to give something back, being able to spend more time with their child and realising that volunteering for Scouting is enjoyable and teaches them new skills. Speak to your child’s Section Leader to discuss how you might become involved.
You can help out on a flexible basis.
Whether you can help out once a fortnight, month or term or just at special events or camps, there is bound to be a role you can play. Learn more.
Although Scouting is a uniformed organisation, adults in Scouting do not have to wear a uniform.
What is the process for joining?
There is an application form to fill out which someone in your Group will be able to help you with. For some roles you will be required to meet a small group of people outside of the Group to discuss the role you wish to take on. References are also required for some roles. An enhanced Criminal Records (or equivalent in Scotland or Northern Ireland) check is carried out on all volunteers.
Young Leader (14-18)
Group Scout Leader
Our volunteer fundraising mentors are paired with community sports clubs who need expertise in fundraising to become more sustainable and increase their capacity.
We support groups who are utilising sport to bring about real social difference so you’ll be paired with a group that are doing really inspiring work.
These groups are doing incredible work but require some guidance around fundraising in order to make them more sustainable and increase their capacity…this is where you come in.
If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to make a difference then please does get in touch.
The sewing and merchandiser role will involve sewing cushions, steaming clothes and keeping display of stock rotated including arranging clothes on stands
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Join us and become part of the Market Place team, helping to promote and encourage more people to get involved in the community in East Ren.
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Become a Social Media Volunteer today!
The monthly female peer group is for unpaid carers who look after a relative or friend who has an illness, disability, addiction or are frail or elderly. The group allows carers to meet others in a similar situation, time out from their caring role and access support and information. The facilitator would welcome carers, encourage discussion and liaise with a member of staff to organise relevant speakers if and when requested by carers
Would you like to join in the fun of our Monday afternoon ‘Drama class’? where it’s all about encouraging creativity and fun within the group of adults we support?
We are looking for volunteers to assist with our adult services Monday afternoon Drama groups where the emphasis is on encouraging participation and creativity through drama in a fun, supportive environment. This volunteering role will suit someone who is calm, friendly and helpful. It is also a good opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience of supporting adults with a range of learning disabilities, to get the most out of their time in a creative setting.