NSPCC (Midlothian)

Charity registered in Scotland SC037717

We are the UK's leading children's charity. We've been looking out for children for over 130 years and we couldn't do without you.
Find out more about our structure, the way we operate and how we fight for every childhood.

Current opportunities

You’ll volunteer without regular time commitments, ‘as and when’ volunteering! Engage with the public, organisations and local communities – promoting a positive image of the NSPCC! You’ll be a valued part of one of our Volunteer Community Fundraising Teams across the UK, raising awareness and funds. We appreciate that work, family and friends come first and, with that in mind, this role offers flexibility to fit in with your lifestyle. The aim of the community book scheme is for members of the general public to give an honesty donation in return for a donated book. To also support the NSPCC Community fundraising manager to create and sustain new book schemes in the local community.

Volunteers who can offer their support for a variety of local events and initiatives. To help build a group of passionate people we can call on if we need an extra pair of hands. The role will involve Helping out when you can at local fundraising and awareness raising events in support of the NSPCC. You will be representing the charity in a professional manner. Some examples include: • Childhood Day collections • Acquiring prizes for events • Helping in-person events run smoothly A key role will be to share news about our work in the local community and helping promote upcoming fundraising events and initiatives

We’ll support you with advice, skills, and tools to help you fundraise and spread the word of the NSPCC. You’ll learn more about how you’re helping to protect children across the UK, and you’ll have the opportunity to grow your skills and inspire others to support us. It’s also a change to spend time with like-minded people and make new friends. While we think this role is suitable for a whole range of people, we are particularly looking for those with the following qualities and experiences. • Passionate about helping young people and children • Enthusiastic and personable • Passionate about Quizzes (this could include co-ordinating a quiz; prizes, a local team and venue etc.)

We are looking for enthusiastic and organised people to join our community of event volunteers. We couldn't continue to hold industry leading events without our event volunteers who play an integral part in assisting on the night. The NSPCC events calendar brings together guests from a range of sectors for innovative, luxury and spectacular evenings of entertainment that help to raise vital funds for the NSPCC and Childline. What you'll be doing: To work together with the Community Fundraising Manager to co-ordinate new fashion show events in the local community together with like-minded people. We have many different roles that you can get stuck in to on the night of the event. The support needed is either event set up during the day or being on hand to greet and support guests over the duration of the evening. Typically, you will be volunteering for 5 hours, usually from 5.30pm to 10.30pm, with breaks and we will provide all food and refreshments. Volunteers can expect to be: Selling raffle tickets/ items during the reception Acting as a table host and encouraging guests to bid in the silent auction and take part in fundraising games and activities. Taking part in our live auctions by acting as bid spotters for the auctioneer. If you are interested please click the ‘Apply' button (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on info@volunteerglasgow.org