Volunteering opportunities advertised
By volunteering as a BHF Speaker, you will help us to maximise the number of these arrangements that can be attended, and so raise awareness of our vital work. The range of talks will be agreed depending on your public speaking experience.
You will build relationships with local funeral directors, and you will be responsible for the collecting and banking of donations, keeping accurate records of income and writing letters of acknowledgement. You should be caring, responsible snd mindful of other people's feelings.
Digital recording of On the Rebound Magazine is a new project from Rockvale Rebound Talking Newspaper which, for the time being, will run in tandem with the current tape cassettes. On the Rebound will provide information such as social events, recipes, anecdotes and local memories. We are looking for people to assist with the process, people with a clear voice and able to read our scripts for recording, the role will require an element of research which can be done from home. We also require our volunteers to learn how to record, copy recordings and prepare them for distribution.
Ideally we want our volunteers to learn the whole process from researching to distribution
We require production Assistants to copy and prepare newstapes from a master tape recording and get them ready for distribution. The role requires someone to copy the next issue of the Rockvale Rebound Talking Newspaper, replace the older recording with the new one, seal the package, check the address label and check that the return label is correct and Post prepared packages
The opportunity will involve all aspects of running a credit union , from serving customers, completing forms to accounts or reception work. The opportunity would give an individual good banking experience, customer care not to mention team working skills . There are also good opportunities for training.
An opportunity to join the Management Committee of Dumbarton District Women's Aid. Our Organisation supports women, children & young people who are/ or have experienced domestic abuse, we are looking for people who will be interested in supporting the organisation to develop its strategy, plan and review policies and procedures. Interested parties will participate in an induction programme which will introduce the organisation and its aims and objectives.
We are looking for volunteers to staff the office on Dumbarton Central train station platform. We have a small shop where we fund raise for the Association which involves working with the public, minimal cash handling and paperwork. There is also the opportunity to help create displays, conduct research and update our social media pages.
We require individuals who have some time to spare, even a few hours per week, to help in our office. Our volunteers will work with the Co-ordinator and Secretary in keeping the office open and running. This role will include but is not limited to:
Meeting members of the public,
Helping at fundraisers, if possible;
Counting of money raised;
Helping maintain stock;
Rotating of items in the office
Helping out with the Heritage Centre.
Managing the front desk,
Computer work ie word documents, spreadsheets, etc.
Days within the office are fluid on a day to day basis and the individual would require to be flexible in turning their hand to many other tasks.
The vision for the CHSS Health Defence programme is to be the face of prevention; raising awareness of risk factors for our conditions and supporting behaviour change to modify risk factors. This work aligns closely to the Public Health Priorities for Scotland.
The programme will deliver health checks; healthy lifestyle workshops. This role will support lifestyle change to reduce the risk of our conditions in local communities, particularly where there is a high prevalence of health inequalities and deprivation.
Information about the role:
Providing a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for service users
Contact the service user on a regular basis to motivate and support lifestyle change
Supporting and promoting health and wellbeing changes using a people-driven approach
Celebrating service users success
We require volunteers to provide levels of support to enable service users to resume everyday activities. Service delivery can be very diverse and your level of involvement can be adapted as necessary.
Potential volunteers must have a competent level of English language.
Volunteers will support service users to access communication based activities and conversation within our group services setting.
These services take the form of short term, small groups which support individuals with significant communication support needs. This is done with a focus on building personal communication skills and confidence in expressing opinions
Group services are delivered by fully trained staff and volunteers in a safe environment. We bring together a number of service users and volunteers in a group setting to chat in a relaxed setting which helps overcome any anxiety about loss of words, and help them to communicate again using alternative methods, build confidence, and resume independent active living instead of having a life half lived
We are looking for car owners who are physically fit, reliable and caring with good communication skills. The level of involvement is arranged to suit as we require regular weekly drivers.
Often the only barrier to service users accessing our services is transport and that is why drivers are so important.
Drivers may assist with transporting passengers from home to services and home again.
All necessary training will be provided by Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and all volunteers will be supported by their local coordinator.