ANGUSalive

Charity registered in Scotland SC046113

ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since December 2015. The charity is ambitious and aims to provide the best services for its customers. ANGUSalive offers residents and visitors to Angus a wealth of services which are ‘changing lives by inspiring healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices’ through the use of its sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives and libraries.


Current opportunities

Working with teams at Crombie, Forfar Loch, Monikie Park or Angus Glens countryside activities which include conservation work, environmental education, site maintenance and preparing for event and activities.

Can you spare a few hours per month? Would you like to support people in your community who have been affected by cancer? ANGUSalive are working in partnership with Macmillan to develop information and support services for anyone affected by cancer in Angus based in Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and/or Montrose libraries. Options for Volunteer Involvement- · Advertising and Signposting our service locally · Stock checking booklets and ordering regularly · Face-to-Face support for people in Angus, giving written information and signposting to other support services What will you get out of it? · Training in listening and supporting others (Macmillan/Queen Margaret University accredited training course) · Opportunity to support people in your community · Opportunity to attend certain training courses run by Angus Council, NHS Tayside and Macmillan Cancer Support · Other wider Macmillan volunteering roles if interested How much time should I give? This is flexible from a couple of hours a week to a couple of hours a month as suits the individual. Interested? For further information please press the 'I want to volunteer' button or contact us direct on MacmillanInfoSupport@angusalive.scot or 01307 492465.

ANGUSalive offers a range of traditional and innovative library services through its network of seven full-time burgh libraries, two mobile library vehicles, a home delivery service and an extensive outreach programme. ANGUSalive library members can select from a stock collection of over 210,000 items that includes fiction, non-fiction, local history and reference material for all ages in print, digital and e-resource formats. Each library also offers residents and visitors access to the People’s Network computers for internet, email, online learning and Microsoft Office software as well as free guest Wi-Fi for customers with their own devices. A programme of regular activities is designed to engage people with reading, literacy, culture and each other. Special events and promotions throughout the year tap in to local and national literary and literacy initiatives. Libraries also provide Angus Council’s face-to-face customer contact service, ACCESS. Volunteers will assist staff in delivering a high quality library service for ANGUSalive customers. Tasks may include: • Organising and shelving returned books, ensuring they're in the correct order. • Keeping the shelves neat and tidy, creating an inviting atmosphere for all visitors. • Helping maintain the library's tidiness by clearing out-of-date leaflets. • Participating in stocktaking to ensure our collection is up-to-date. • Assist host a Brew and Blether group in the library. • Assist carry out the Local History collection audit. • Any other tasks which may be identified over time. Volunteers will report to the library manager and work alongside Information Advisors.