Volunteering opportunities advertised
Would you like to help children and young people engage in activities to build their skills and confidence and engage in their local community? The participation support volunteer role will assist in providing and supporting activities for young people.
This role will involve interacting with young people aged 10 - 18 years via a variety of activities e.g. arts, crafts, DJ workshops and general youth work at our weekly sessions as well as at our National events that happen throughout the year.
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.
Help select the best furniture from stores to help improve sales. Also to interact with customers to help sell furniture on a daily basis and source possible stock form potential new donators.
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.
Our 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.
- Contact 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.
Volunteers will visit and befriend patients in acute hospital wards, and maintain contact with them during their inpatient stay (or in the case of mental health services the volunteer support could continue into the community). Volunteers will respect the patients personal belief’s and provide a basic level of emotional support.
Join our exciting Hearing Forces project, which is providing support to veterans aged 65+, who have hearing loss or tinnitus and their families and carers. It's a great opportunity to meet veterans in a variety of settings and assist with hearing screening, information and hearing aid maintenance.
You’ll also advise about helpful equipment and signpost veterans to many other services that may support them.
Do you have some time to Spare? Do you like shopping? Do you enjoy other peoples company and a good natter?
Would you like to help by accompany and assisting older people in small groups on shopping trips?
Opportunity open to anyone over 25 years of age.
We need your help to make some older peoples day by accompanying and assisting them on shopping trips with other voulunteer buddies.
No expericence required and transport is provided.
HOW DO YOU GET INVOLVED?
Contact us ideally by email and after completing a Volunteer registration form and returning to us, it generally takes around 6 weeks for you to start volunteering.
If you do not receive a response from the organisation within 6 weeks, please contact the Volunteer Centre.
We need your help to make someones day.
Transporting patients from across East Renfrewshire to & from hospitals/health centres (drivers own transport required).
HOW DO YOU GET INVOLVED?
Contact us ideally by email and after completing a volunteer registration form and returning to us. It generally takes around 6 weeks for you to start volunteering. If you do not receive a response from the organisation within 6 weeks, please contact the Volunteer Centre.