Volunteering opportunities advertised
Are you interested in volunteering in a specific area of our shop. We are looking for people who would enjoy giving great customer service and keeping their area looking great. You may have an interest in homewares, books or music department.
Becoming a department volunteer means you will be chatting to the local customers helping them find the right product to suit their needs and making sure that all the stock has been prepared and is displayed to our guidelines.
Do you enjoy following fashion and would like to use your skills to put together eye-catching displays of clothes, bags and accessories in our shop then this could be the role for you.
Are you interested in fashion and trends and love accessorising your outfits? This is the perfect role to suit someone who would love to get involved in sorting our donations and selecting and displaying our amazing stock of clothes and accessories to great effect.
Whether you’re a lover of handbags and shoes, stunning jewellery or beautiful accessories or just fancy joining the company of other friendly volunteers this role could be the one for you. We’ll provide you with all the support and training you need, perfect for enhancing your CV and skills set.
We are looking for a Treasurer whose duties include:
Financial Reconciliation: -
1) Invoicing of teams fees on a 8 weekly basis
2) Receipt, checking and payment of facility lets.
3) Receipt, checking and payment of any necessary purchases and expenses.
Preparation of accounts
1) preparation of day to day accounts.
2) Preparation of end of year accounts including profit / loss(income / expenditure) and depreciation accounts.
All prepared accounts should be available prior to 3 monthly member meetings and AGM and be suitable and prepared in time for independent auditing.
Attending league meetings / AGM
regular attendance at league member meetings, production of accounts at same and ability to answer questions from members relating to accounts will be required.
Currently the league have age groups ranging from 5 years of age to 13 years of age with plans to grow year on year.
4 age groups play at hub venues which require regular invoicing of participants to cover costs and league owned equipment is located at various hubs requiring basic depreciation accounting.
The depreciation accounting ability is desired but not essential and support from existing committee members will be provided.
If you like getting your hands dirty and love the great Scottish outdoors, whatever the weather, then this could be just the ticket!
Every week, we organise practical work groups to carry out various habitat management and estate work around the RSPB site. We need your help to keep on top of essential reserve management and one-off tasks across a variety of beautiful habitats.
Typical tasks include fencing repairs, scrub removal, vegetation management, invasive species removal, ditch clearing and lots more!
All tasks are vital for conservation of important wildlife and habitats - you would be directly contributing to the protection of our countryside - and for retaining good access to, and around the site.
An opportunity to help with habitat management, become part of a small, friendly team and learn about the running of the site, plus be involved with one of the RSPB's most exciting sites. You'll get a chance to enjoy the place, learn more about our plans and really get your hands dirty! You'll also pick up or be able to share skills and techniques.
This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.
At Balquhidder House we are looking for someone who is a keen gardener or an enthusiastic learner to assist with our extensive grounds, role includes: Vegetation clearance, heavy lifting, digging and tree planting, someone with a knowledge of growing plants, grass cutting using lawnmower and then bagging for removal of grass, weeding, tidying and care of tools is essential, reasonable level of fitness and good communication skills.
Balquhidder House are looking for volunteers who are interested in organising some Arts and Craft activities with our residents, we would like someone who enjoys being in the company of older people and would be happy to assist when necessary. Tasks include: setting up for the activity, organising materials and clearing away materials once the activity has finished. Ideally we would like someone who can assist our residents to participate in the activities and provide some support in their choice of activity, any new ideas are always welcome and our residents might want to try to do something different.
Any Arts and Craft activities will be considered but tasks such as card making, glass painting, mosaics, working with material or clay work are some that are popular.
We require someone to assist with our swimming sessions, our clients enjoy swimming and may need some support getting access to the swimming pool and possibly a level of support whilst they are in the pool. Ideally we require someone who is a strong swimmer and will be able to support our clients whilst they are participating in activities within the pool. This role should not require assisting people to get dressed.
We are looking for someone who can engage our clients to participate in our dance sessions and reach their full potential, the role requires someone to assist with the classes and support the work of our tutors whilst supporting our clients as they participate in the session. Our clients may need a little encouragement to participate but we hope that once they try the sessions they will be keen to continue.
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.