Volunteering opportunities advertised
Home-based volunteering, One-off volunteering
Volunteers are needed to phone those needing support to help them overcome loneliness and other difficulties in these troubled times. A friendly phone call can really brighten up someone's day.
• Receive food donations from members of the public and thank them
• Ensure that incoming stock is checked, weighed, and recorded
• Sort food by date and type, removing any items that are damaged or out-of-
• Ensure that food is checked weekly and rotated as required
• Notify the Chair or other member of the steering committee when food stock is low so that appeals
can be made for these items
• Keep store area clean and tidy at all times
• Prepare stock orders for the foodbank centre and/or emergency food boxes, as appropriate
• Report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the Chair
• Welcome clients to the foodbank centre
• Make refreshments and tidy up as required during the session
• Offer a listening ear and signpost clients, as required, to further support, using information from the signposting
• Ensure that clients sign the packing list when they are given their food items and that all vouchers and packing lists are
stored securely within the bounds of data protection
• Check stock for imminent ‘best before’ dates, place out-of-date food in appropriate box in store room for disposal and
record the action
• Wear a name badge/ID during the session
• Work under the guidance of the Chair and report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to them.
Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering
Knitted mask extenders and hearts required for Care Home staff and sewn scrubs.
If you can knit or sew this can be done at home. Please contact VCWI for patterns and advice on delivery etc.
To advise on benefits, consumer law, employment financial etc
A week's training will be provided all expenses paid in Stornoway.
A commitment of 1 day per week required ( could be 2 half days).
An opportunity for a youth writer at Voluntary Action Barra and Vatersay. They can write about any topic that young people are interested in.
Help us and join Scotland’s fight against coronavirus. Volunteering as a Community Kindness Supporter means you will be helping the most vulnerable people in Scotland to stay safe and well at home.
Our charity supports people with chest, heart and stroke conditions every day and right now those people are the most at risk in the country. Many are scared, worried and isolated and need our help more than ever. That is why this role as a Community Kindness Supporter is so important.
Volunteering to be a Community Kindness Supporter will help people living with our conditions who may be isolated and stuck in their homes with deliveries of shopping and essential items such as medication, which they otherwise may not be able to obtain.
You must have no underlying health conditions, don't get a flu jag and under 70 years old to be a Community Kindness Volunteer.
A childrens charity for children with a parent serving or ex service personnel in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines Reserves or Royal Fleet Auxilliary. Many children experience long time seperation from their parent(s) so the charity has developed a book calledZoe and te Time Rabbit.which helps younger children understand and manage their emotions. The book is sent to children along side 2 knitted rabbits/penguin with faces on their tummies smile/frown to help them express ow they are feeling.
Admin volunteer to help with general admin of Uist Community Riding School, including filing, bill payment and electricity reading for approx 8hours per month.
Fundraising for the RNLI. To help RNLI to continue to save lives at sea They are.
looking for people to be part of a new fundraising group based in Barra. The volunteer roles will involve events and fundraising including taking part in their campain materials