Volunteering opportunities advertised
Young Scot is looking for 25 young people aged 12 - 25 from across Scotland to be part of the Young Scot Connect Panel group and help shape our smart services.
This project will be run on ️ Zoom (online) for now, however you don't need a Zoom account to participate.
Travel, food and accommodation will be paid for if we return to being able to deliver face-to-face events.
On this #YSHive project, the group will work together to help improve Young Scot’s digital services. The group will focus on a wide range of services including the Young Scot National Entitlement Card, the development of a Young Scot wallet/app and Young Scot Rewards and Discounts.
You will be supported by our staff team to help to improve our current Young Scot services and develop new ideas! You’ll be the first to know about new opportunities and developments and get to work with us to create new services, as well as improve and enhance current services. Along the way, you’ll develop loads of new skills and learn a ton about Young Scot and how digital services are created.
If accepted to be part of the Young Scot Connect Panel , you will be joining a supportive and inclusive team, with opportunities to learn a range of skills, meet new people from across Scotland, take part in training, and develop confidence in yourself.
No special experience or skills are necessary to take part, and you don’t need to know anything about the work of Young Scot either. No previous experience of Young Scot Membership is needed or any technical knowledge.
Dedicated staff members at Young Scot will support you to take part.
Sign up here: https://young.scot/get-involved/national/yshive-young-scot-connect-panel
Any questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated 2 days ago
Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups, Board/trustee role
As a Know Your Lemons Certified Global Educator, you are the boots on the ground helping us to fulfill our mission by teaching and empowering people in your local community about breast cancer early detection.
Be recognized in both your local community and on our website as an integral part of furthering our mission for early detection.
Gain professional skills that you can use both in your own profession and with us.
Receive feedback and progress reports from us and your students monthly to help you build and improve your classes.
Work towards becoming an educator mentor to help others through their journey.
Be a part of a global effort to reduce deaths from breast cancer by ⅓ by the year 2030.
Help us grow and expand our program by proving ideas, feedback, and recommendations.
Connect and grow (and teach) with other educators and build lifelong friendships while helping to save lives.
Teach people about breast cancer early detection using our friendly and empowering educational materials.
Organize, plan, and recruit students on your own (occasionally, opportunities will arise where we might need an educator for a class and we will reach out.)
Be an active participant in the Know Your Lemons community; We are everywhere, even TikTok.
Utilize your training and resources to teach education sessions either online or in person (or both!)
Promise to be transparent and willing to give us advice on how we can better support you in your efforts to further our mission.
Ensure that your friends and family know everything there is to know about early detection before you move on to educating your community. Practice makes perfect!
Organizing creative fundraisers to help us fund our mission!
Complete the 2-4 hour certification course prior to volunteering (we provide this training to you.)
Must be friendly and have a desire to make a difference in their community.
Willing to gather your own local resources and do your own due diligence using the tools and resources provided.
Know when to ask for help or advice; we’re here to support you!
No health or teaching experience necessary!
Must be self driven and enthusiastic about our organization and the work we do.
Be able to talk about a difficult topic in a fun and relatable way!
24/7 communication support via text, email, telephone, social media, or Whatsapp.
Powerpoint decks with visuals for both in-person and virtual teaching events (works in any language, any background, any age, any gender).
The digital version of the Know Your Lemons® teaching Flipchart & toolkit
Two digital games to play: a memory matching game to teach the 12 signs of breast cancer, and a steps for detection game to teach the options available for screening and diagnosis
A Know Your Lemons® app that can help those you teach stay on top of their breast health, book mammograms and teach them how to self-exam (and more)
A Know Your Lemons® teaching certificate.
Access to the Know Your Lemons Global Educator Network, with webinars to exchange best practice and submit update requests
Ability to see your contributions as part of a global effort to reduce deaths from breast cancer
A welcome kit with lanyard and badge, 250 handout cards, Global Educator window decal, and a sample leaflet.
Exclusive access to a password protected page packed full of tools, printables, and social media images.
Recognition on our educators page with a KYL color branded headshot and location listed.
AND SO MUCH MORE!
Last updated 4 days ago
We are looking for people who are passionate about ending child hunger and ensuring that every child receives a daily meal in a place of education.
We have a range of activities that can be done from the comfort of your home, while Covid-19 restrictions are in place. They include: hosting virtual talks, spreading the word about our work on social media or holding screenings of our inspiring videos with family and friends.
If you don’t mind public speaking, we can also train you to visit schools, Rotary Clubs and other local organisations to give talks virtually and generate support for our cause.
As restrictions change across the UK, other key activities may include:
• Sharing our story (in person) with local community organisations, schools, churches, and faith groups.
• Organising fundraising events in your local area – such as coffee mornings, quizzes, and bucket collections.
• Promoting Mary’s Meals’ fundraising campaigns in your community.
• Distributing and displaying promotional materials and placing collection tins.
• Helping to generate support from businesses in your local area.
Our flexible volunteer roles allow you to raise awareness in your own community in whatever way you feel comfortable. All of our volunteer activities are tailored to suit your different skills and time constraints.
Last updated 5 days ago
Main duties: We would love to find some new people to help in our Crown Street charity shop which is open Monday to Saturday. We have teams of volunteers working each day: receiving, unpacking and pricing donations; helping on the shop floor; and serving customers. Ideally volunteers would be able to commit to a full day each week, but even half a day would be welcome.
Last updated 9 days ago
We would also like to invite volunteers with an interest in seniors in the local community, to join our committee. We meet monthly for about 2 hours to discuss our ongoing service, and there are opportunities to become as involved in the charity as the individual would like.
Last updated 9 days ago
To promote, coordinate and mentor volunteer speakers in your community throughout the year.
What does the role involve?
• Coordinating speaker activity in your local area
• Liaise with our speakers, local schools and community groups to book sessions and determining the type of session (length, content and activities) that they would be interested in
• Signposting schools and groups to fundraising opportunities – particularly Sponsor a Puppy and Name a Puppy, Go Walkies, their school versions and our school’s resources web pages
• Gathering feedback on the speaker led session and passing on possible leads to the Community Fundraiser and local fundraising branch
Last updated 9 days ago
Assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs.
• Street collections on ‘flag’ days
• Help on stalls at local events
• Take Collection Boxes to local businesses
• Attending local events organised by Branches or Community Fundraiser and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
• Count donations
• Fundraisers are usually members of the local fundraising group
Last updated 9 days ago
As Treasurer, you are a key member of your local fundraising group. You will need to record income and expenditure of the group, bank funds regularly and keep the members up to date with fundraising income totals. This includes:
• Maintaining accurate records of all income and expenditure by the Group.
• To assign correct Guide Dogs banking codes to all donations.
• To bank all funds donated to Guide Dogs promptly.
• To complete and issue receipts to donors.
• Attend Group meetings and advise members current levels of income and expenditure
• Monitor levels of expenditure, ensuring prompt claims for reimbursement of the Float Account.
• Ensure that the Float Account does not become overdrawn.
• Apply for soft credits and gift aid via your local Mobility Team.
• Maintaining records of where Guide Dogs Counter Top Boxes and life sized dogs are placed locally - working with your Group’s Collecting Box Co-Ordinator(s) and submitting the list by December 31st of each year to the Community Fundraiser
• To respond to requests made by Guide Dogs Finance department.
• Keeping Group fiscal records for 6 years in accordance with HMRC guidelines and to ensure that all Group records are available for the Community Fundraiser, Group members or any other independent examiner as requested by Guide Dogs.
Last updated 9 days ago
Beloved Rabbits are entering a new phase of ambitious development, that seeks to improve the charity’s financial strength as we work towards a three-year plan that will culminate in the opening of a new purpose designed rabbit welfare services centre.
To support the organisation’s operational vision, a Fundraising Strategy is being developed to underpin the funding necessary to achieve these goals.
We are looking for four new members of our management team to take on the roles as Fundraising Managers, critical roles identified within the Fundraising Strategy necessary to meet the fundraising objectives.
The role forms part of the charity’s two-tier management structure encompassing four charity trustees and 10 Management Team members. There is also a wider team of dedicated volunteers in excess of 100 individuals, which we anticipate growing in number as we expand our activities further.
Working as a team, under the leadership of the charity's Director and support of the whole volunteer team, our Fundraising Managers will share responsibility for the successful delivery of our fundraising objectives:
Fundraising Events & Activities
Grant Funding Applications
The role holder would also be expected to motivate volunteers and members of the public to engage with all aspects of fundraising as part of instilling a culture of “The Fundraising Conversation” needed to support the important rabbit welfare activities the charity undertakes.
It is anticipated that, with the support of the Board of Trustees and Management Team, the Fundraising Managers would recruit dedicated and casual volunteers to assist with the delivery of their activities.
Last updated 10 days ago
Beloved Rabbits are entering a new phase of ambitious development, that seeks to improve the charity’s financial strength as we work towards a three-stage plan that will culminate in the opening of a new purpose designed rabbit welfare services centre.
We are looking for new members of our management team to take on voluntary roles to help us with this.
The Financial Manager is a critical role as part of these plans.
The role forms part of the charity’s two-tier management structure encompassing four charity trustees and 12 Management Team members. There is also a wider team of dedicated volunteers in excess of 100 individuals, which we anticipate growing in number as we expand our activities further.
As our Financial Manager you will:
- record all our income and expenditure correctly via recognised Bookkeeping methodologies using online accountancy software (currently Xero)
- assist the Board of Trustees with some simple monthly finance reports.
- assist with the collation of OSCR Annual Returns
- develop financial forecasting and budget plans
- assist our Fundraising Managers with the provision of financial details for grant applications.
Last updated 10 days ago