Christmas Volunteers

  • VO93516


  • Events
  • Opportunity start date: 24th December 2022
  • Opportunity end date: 25th December 2022

Description

We are looking for volunteers who can help Care Experienced people who may feel lonely and isolated this Christmas.

Our Christmas volunteers will assist in supporting the set up of our Christmas venue in Glasgow on Christmas Eve, providing transport to and from the venue on Christmas day if possible and help with the set up and delivery of Christmas dinner on Christmas day.

This role will involve interacting with people aged 18 plus through providing a memorable day for so many on a day that can be extremely challenging.

Who Cares? Scotland is a people organisation. We invest in our people, our relationships and in a positive working culture. It’s important to us that our volunteer team is included, involved and motivated to change society.

We aim to recruit people with excellent qualities from a wide variety of backgrounds who share in our mission. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with care experience.

What will I be doing?

Supporting with the set up of the venue of Christmas Eve
Helping to deliver food, gifts and decorations to the venue
Providing transport to Care Experienced people to and from the venue on Christmas day
Helping to deliver Christmas Dinner
Helping Care Experienced people connect and have fun
Helping to clear the venue after the event
Building community ties, ensuring Care Experienced people are welcomed within communities
Helping Care Experienced people to have fun

Organisation aims and objectives

We are a voluntary organisation and we work directly with Scotland’s children and young people with experience of care. We listen to what they say, support them and speak out on behalf of them. We place young people at the heart of everything we do to help them live a positive life now and to reach their full potential in the future.

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Restrictions

Experience required: What skills can I bring to this role? Ability to work well with people and in a team Good communication and listening skills What qualities do I need? To have a non-judgemental approach to people, have empathy Be enthusiastic, flexible, and committed Reliable and approachable Friendly, helpful, and understanding Reliability and a commitment to treat all information in a confidential manner To have a good value base, be open minded and level-headed
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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