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ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action

ADA provides a range of drug and alcohol services . The overall aim of ADA is to reduce the harm associated with drug and alcohol use to the individual, the family and the community and to support community based recovery. Interventions range from advice and information regarding 'safer' drug/alcohol use through to intensive work . A range of services is also available to family members from information and advice through to intensive one to one counselling.


Current opportunities

ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action have opportunities for Volunteer Complementary Therapists to support people who require this service in their recovery journey. The DA Music Group is looking for a volunteer with musical background who would be able to tutor either individuals or a group in some aspect of music. The group does not stick to one specific style of music so the wider the volunteer’s knowledge and experience the better. The idea of the music group is to allow an outlet for clients musical creativity and to help them to reconnect with society and gain confidence and self-esteem. Essential qualities are patience, creativity, and the ability to bring people together. For further information regarding this opportunity, please download a Volunteer application pack from the web site www.drugsaction.co.uk or send an e-mail to amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk headed Music Group Assistant. or contact: Anne McAlister (Volunteer Co-ordinator) T: 01224 577120 / F-mail: amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk Web: www.drugsaction.co.uk As well as Volunteer Music Group Assistants Volunteer we also have a range of other volunteer opportunities such as Volunteer Buddies, Creative Group Volunteers, Mini Bus Driver, Volunteer Gardener and Volunteer Complementary Therapists.

ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action have opportunities for Volunteer Gardeners. We are looking for a keen gardener to volunteer in our Timmer Market premises to help maintain our small garden area. We would be particularly interested in anyone that can maximize the potential of the garden and maintain it on a regular basis. As well as Volunteer Gardeners we also have a range of other volunteer opportunities such as Volunteer Complementary Therapists, Creative Group Volunteers, Mini Bus Driver, Volunteer Buddies and Volunteer Music Group Assistant. For further details please contact: Anne McAlister T: 01224 577120 / F-mail: amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk Web: www.drugsaction.co.uk

ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action have opportunities for Creative Group Volunteers to support people who require this service in their recovery journey. Do you have a creative skill that you can share with our service users? We are looking for people with skills and knowledge in all areas of the arts who can help us to devise and deliver creative groups and sessions or one-to –one tutoring in all of our Aberdeen services. Anything from creative writing to crochet, upholstery to cake decorating we are welcome to any suggestions. As well as Creative Group Volunteers we also have a range of other volunteer opportunities such as Volunteer Buddies, Volunteer Complementary Therapists, Mini Bus Driver, Volunteer Gardener and Volunteer Music Group Assistant. For further details please contact: Anne McAlister T: 01224 577120 / E-mail: amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk Web: www.drugsaction.co.uk

ADA-Alcohol & Drugs Action have opportunities for Volunteer Mini Bus Drivers to support people who require this service in their recovery journey. Our Activity group helps people trying to get away from problematic drug use, who want to meet others on a similar journey and want to do leisure activities on a Friday afternoon. We require an enthusiastic, motivated individual to drive a minibus and assist our Activity Group by driving one Friday afternoon per month. For further information regarding this opportunity, please download the a Volunteer application pack from the web site www.drugsaction.co.uk or send an e-mail to amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk headed Volunteer Mini Bus Driver or contact: Anne McAlister (Volunteer Co-ordinator) T: 01224 577120 / E-mail: amcalister@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk Web: www.drugsaction.co.uk As well as Mini Bus Drivers we also have a range of other volunteer opportunities such as Volunteer Buddies, Volunteer Complementary Therapists, Creative Group Volunteers , Volunteer Gardener and Volunteer Music Group Assistant.