Volunteering opportunities advertised
Volunteers will lead/assist in various club and activies including after school clubs, breakfast clubs, health events, area festivals and holiday sports camps.
Responsibilities include child safety, risk assessment, registration and club organisation.
Prospective volunteers are expected to be qualified in their chosen sport, well organised, a good communicator, willing to work with children and punctual.
A high level of motivation, inititative and enthusiasim are a must
We are currently seeking a Minibus Driver for our CACE Groups. Can you spare a few hours of your very precious time to drive our service users to and from their groups.
Driving the mini bus to and from group.
Good communication and people skills.
Able to banter and have a laugh with the client group.
Patience and understanding of client group.
Mini Bus Driver must be under 70 years of age and will need a D1 category on their Licence. Training will be provided on MIDAS, health & safety and wheelchair handling etc.
We are looking for people who are patient, caring, understanding and can relate well to people who may have memory or communication difficulties. As a befriender you can make a real difference to the lives of people living with dementia by providing more opportunities for social contact and companionship; boosting people’s confidence and self esteem; supporting people to build relationships with others; motivating people to take up old hobbies and interests again or develop new ones; encouraging people to take part in local groups and activities.
You will engage with your befriendee in their own home through reminiscence activities and life story work. No previous experience required as full training and ongoing support will be given.
We will train you to provide advice to local people regarding social security benefits, tax credits, fuel poverty and many other issues. You will need to be a good listener, open minded and non-judgemental. In return, you will receive training and experience in all aspects of welfare rights. All volunteers are required to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Volunteers assist wth with a range of tasks, including marketing, front line sales, retail, repairing, maintaining and rebuilding old PC's to go back into the community (no computer skills required), van driving, driving assistants/collectors, administration and office work, and hygienist / cleaning work.
The Craigneuk & Petersburn Action For Kids” are looking for volunteers to help assist with their Kids club which run each Tuesday night from the Four Isles Community Centre from 6pm-8pm for children aged 3-12 years of age. (the group also run a summer play scheme with outing and trips) If you have volunteers who are interested in working with children, the group are also in a position to help assist volunteers with accessing First Aid / Coaching qualifications as part of their volunteering work.
Board members to attend meetings on a regular basis and help make decisions for group.
We are looking for support from someone who has experience in accessing and applying for funding and grants, who can help our charity group. We are a mental health charity and are growing at a fast pace. We have a great committee team on board but most members are tied up with face to face work with community members
We require someone with experience of accessing and applying for funding on our behalf, who can continue to access opportunities. This will include attending meetings where required, and networking with local services/organisations who may be a good funding provider for our charity.
There will be an expectation that you link with the chair/vice chair regarding applications and attend any committee meetings relevant.
We currently run on a Monday and Thursday evening, however this role will be flexible depending on individual availability.
We are looking for Volunteers to come along and help us make a meaningful difference in the villages, litter picking, path work, ecology, tree care and general conservation.
We hold three events per week lasting around 90 minutes each. Volunteers can come along to all of these or as many as they think they could manage. The work is fairly physical on the event days but we also need help with other stuff less physical like publicity, education and the organisation of these events.
The Miracle Foundation are looking for volunteer counsellors to help deliver bereavement support to children and adolescents. Training will be provided and volunteers will have a chance to grow within the organisation.
Volunteer counsellors will give bereavement support sessions to children via therapeutic play, a designed programme will be given to the counsellor to follow after training.
Volunteer counsellors must be committed and must fill out all paperwork regards the sessions they undertake.
Experience is required for this role.