Volunteering opportunities advertised
Running a successful Barnardo's store requires a great team of enthusiastic volunteers and you could be a part of it.
Our retail assistants are trained to undertake a wide range of activities such as serving customers, taking receipt of stock donations from the public and merchandising stock to make our rails/shelves are visually appealling and tidy.
Volunteering with us in retail will provide a great opportunity to build upon your communication, team working and customer service skills.
If you also have a particular skill or interest, our teams would be delighted to discuss how we could help you utilise your interests in store. Whatever your talents, please do share with us and pop into your local store to enquire about volunteering.
Are you passionate about cycling? Could you inspire young people to cycle more? Volunteer with I Bike!
I Bike is a really fun and rewarding project to volunteer with that offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors for cycling-related activities, boost the CV, gain experience of work with children and young people, meet new people and learn new skills.
Good training and support is provided to all volunteers including induction, Safeguarding Training, and Cycle Ride Leader training.
I Bike aims to help children and young people become more active through taking part in cycling and walking activities. You would be volunteering alongside a dedicated I Bike Officer in Falkirk, supporting led rides for children so that they can explore their local cycle network.
We find that our volunteers value their improved skills and knowledge and often feel their own prospects improve as a result of volunteering. It’s a great way to do something for others and research shows that volunteering benefits people of all ages through increasing feelings of self-esteem, respect, motivation and wellbeing.
Forth Environment Link are looking for enthusiastic, experienced gardeners who would be interested in helping to develop our community garden and becoming Gardening Team Leaders. Are you an experienced gardener who enjoys working with others and sharing your knowledge. Join FEL and help to create a community kitchen garden.
Are you a friendly person who enjoys meeting lots of new people? Why not become the welcoming face of the Forth Environment Link Community Hub?
Forth Environment Link are looking for volunteers who would like to staff the welcome desk and be the first point of call for people coming into the building. You would deal with face to face queries, answer the phone and help the team with some administration tasks.
Ideally, a small team of volunteers would work together to cover the reception hours of 1030-330 Wed/Thurs/Fri, we would be happy to have a chat about how your availability could fit with the role.
As an Online Peer Support Volunteer, you will provide email support on a one-to-one basis to young people with an eating disorder, aged between 12-25 years old.
All of our Online Peer Support Volunteers have recovered from their own eating disorder and are aged between 18 – 35 years old. You will be trained in how to offer support and guidance, as well as how to manage boundaries. All contact will be moderated by Beat staff as everyone’s safety is our priority.
The service will require you to commit to 1-2 hours per week, comprising of sending 1-3 emails within this time frame. The maximum length of time someone can receive this support is one year, however we would welcome your commitment in supporting others over the duration of this contract.
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s leading specialist dementia charity working to improve the lives & opportunities of everyone affected by dementia. Our aim is that nobody faces dementia alone.
This role involves supporting individuals who attend our day care facility to participate in activities of their choosing, assisting with day to day running of the day care, for example, setting and clearing tables for lunch, assisting with dishes and other tasks as required to assist with the smooth running of the day.
To carry out this role, you will need patience, empathy, good communication skills, and the understanding and application of confidentiality of service user’s details are all essential skills as is ability to work in a team using own initiative with the ability to take direction. We promote independence within an individual’s ability as this is important to retain skills.
Stenhousemuir FC's is a professional football club with the community at its heart. The Club is looking to recruit new people to help with the upkeep of Ochilview Park and Stadium. We require hands on individuals who can turn their hand to whatever needs done around the facility. Volunteers receive a free season ticket to attend Warriors home games for free.
Making contact/communicating with various companies and organisations that can support The Barony Theatre (eg B&Q for materials).
Available during the working day to speak to businesses. Open the Theatre as required (for site visits by organisations).
Complete funding applications (eg Persimmon Homes)
The Clackmannanshire Befriending Project recruit and train volunteers to befriend isolated, vulnerable and disadvantaged young people (aged 8-18) in the local area. Volunteers are matched one to one with a young person, meet them on a regular basis and participate in activities in the community. This could be after school, in the evening or at weekends, depending on volunteer availability. Befrienders are to be reliable, trusting and a positive role model.
Activities are “timeout” for young people who often live in difficult circumstances. These young people often benefit from an adult befriender who they can talk to and trust, as well as providing them with a reason to get out of the house. The project helps young people with their social skills, self-esteem, school attendance/ performance, resilience, personal safety/ health and relationships.
Young people are referred from local schools, social work or other partners. Befrienders are aged 18 years or over, have spare time on a regular basis and are committed to befriending for a minimum period of 12 months. If you are interested, contact us today for an informal chat.
We are looking for someone who can devote 2/3 hours per week to promote our Cardiac Rehab Club. Maintain charity website with information, photographs and links to and from social media.