Perth & Kinross
Volunteering opportunities advertised
Perth & Kinross:
The Bield is a Christian retreat and Conference Centre with an additional Barn gallery. It is open to people of all faiths or none and guests come for a day or longer, alone or in groups for rest and relaxation, reflection and retreat. As much produce as possible used in catering at the Bield is organic and homegrown. The volunteer will be part of a small team and help pick and process fruit and vegetables during the harvest season from July to the middle of November. The produce is used fresh and also for jams, chutneys, freezing and drying.
LOGOS Youth Club is based on the High Street in Crieff and is a venue where any young person can drop in for support on a wide range of issues. LOGOS holds events which are run by a worker and volunteers. Volunteers are required to help engage and encourage the development of the young people who come along to LOGOS.
In this role you will help us to select and prepare the best garments for sale on the shop floor. You’ll create attractive window displays and may also be asked to help price garments to raise funds for PKAVS vital work in the local community. If you are artistic, imaginative and creative then this role is perfect for you!
Volunteering provides great personal benefits and career developments such as specialised retail skills and an increase in confidence. The time you donate will help support over 5,000 people in your local community, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities.
Volunteers make a real difference to local pet owners and promote positive animal welfare. Decide whether a pet is suitable for PFSS care and place the animal in a suitable registered foster home. Build relationships with local volunteer foster carers and professionals, for example social workers. Monitor the progress of pets in foster care. Coordinate the return of pets to their owners.
Supervise and help to recruit foster carers in their area. Keep in regular contact with registered foster carers.
Clarify arrangements for collection and transport of the pet and financing food, vet costs, etc, whilst in care. Keep accurate and up to date records of each fostering.
Publicise PFSS and establish links with the relevant agencies, for example, health, social work, police, vetinary, etc. Ensure the goodwill of other animal related organisations and commercial organisations, for example, kennels and catteries.
Our experience is that successful applicants have a suitable background which provides the necessary experience. They also need a good degree of pet empathy.
Suitable backgrounds include, but are not limited to medical receptionist, NHS staff, veterinary staff, social work staff, kennel receptionist etc
RYI Provides young people with a safe and supportive platform to explore views and attitudes to subjects linked to sexual violence, resulting in improved awareness of the issues, risks of how to get help. The Youth Ambassador's role is to raise awareness in schools, colleges and local communities of the damaging attitudes that contribute to violence against women.
We require help to run a charity shop, completing a variety of retail related tasks as mentioned above. Training will be provided. You will be working alongside people with mild to moderate learning disabilities.
As a fundraiser we would like you to help locate trusts and organisations that maybe able to help fund our projects. You would not be responsible for writing them however, if you had experience or were willing to learn then this could be discussed. We would also like the fundraiser to take responsibility of organising local events as a way of raising money so that we can continue with the work that we do. If only one aspect of this role appealed to you then we would welcome your input.
Due to the nature of this role the hours would be flexible, to suit your needs.
The aim of Active Schools is for all children and young people to get and stay active. It is one of a number of national initiatives that has been established with the purpose of addressing Scotland’s inactive, unfit and increasingly overweight population.
Perth and Kinross has a network of Active Schools Coordinators who work together with school staff, parents and communities to offer children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood.
Active Schools Coordinators are looking to recruit, support, train and sustain a network of volunteers including parents, senior pupils, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver physical activity and sport opportunities during out of school hours. Active Schools is able to offer access to free training opportunities to volunteers who meet the criteria.
Active Schools is accepting applications from people interested in volunteering as a sports / activity coach or leader who would like to work with children and young people with a disability.
To help young people in Scotland to become more active more often. The aims of Active Schools is to offer all children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt healthy lifestyles.
We need: Leaders and coaches; helpers of all kind - from kit washers to bus drivers!!
You will gain -
1. experience in a sport environment
2. develop new skills and attributes
3. enhance your employability
Your role will be to welcome visitors into the Museum, explain the Museum the layout and offer a gallery plan for their information and introduce them to their tour guide. Assist in general front of house duties.