Charity registered in Scotland
Dates-n-Mates is Scotland’s first friendship and dating agency run by and for adults with learning disabilities. Our work is underpinned by a human rights based approach. We believe it is peoples right to live life free of discrimination and to develop friendships and relationships of their choosing, to love and be loved.
Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? We are looking for Volunteer Event Supporters to help at and lead social events.
Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. Events usually take place afternoons and evenings and last about 2 hours.
As an Events Supporter, you will attend the event and help the members to interact while they’re together. It’s all about helping them to have a safe, enjoyable and friendly time. It’s sociable, great fun and very rewarding!
A large number of people with learning disabilities feel lonely and socially isolated. Your support will help to change this.
Our events are held on different days and times each week. We appreciate and understand that volunteers are sometimes only available certain days and times.
Dates-n-mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers.
We're looking for a volunteer who is sociable, friendly and confident and has excellent people skills. You will be a good communicator; kind and patient when interacting with people who have different communication or mobility needs. You will be able to interact respectfully with people from a range of different backgrounds. As you will be representing Dates-n-Mates, you will be courteous and professional as well as being reliable and punctual. Volunteers must be over 18 years old.
Dates-n-Mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. We run lots of social events and activities, helping people to meet others and to build friendships and relationships. Our work is underpinned by a human rights-based approach. We believe it is people’s right to live life free of discrimination and to develop friendships and relationships of their choosing, to love and be loved.
We are looking for a fun and friendly volunteer 1 day a week for a period of 8 - 12 weeks to create a structured filing system on Microsoft 365 Application, SharePoint. We are a small team so we need someone in the know to help us build a more efficient and streamlined filing system.
Dates-n-Mates offer a variety of training and support to our volunteers.
Are you a talented photographer?
Would you like to support our organisation to capture magical moments of people having a good time at social events?
Our events include theme nights, talent shows, club nights, ceilidhs and more! We hold 6-8 big events a year. We also have monthly events like pub nights and karaoke.
We are looking for talented photographers and videographers to join our team of volunteers. Your role is to capture special moments at events to share on social media and with our members.
We're looking for a volunteer who is sociable, friendly and confident and has excellent people skills. You will be able to interact respectfully with people from a range of different backgrounds. The events mostly run in the evening.
Volunteers must be over 18 years old.
As you will be working with vulnerable people, references and a PVG will be required. There will be no costs involved in your PVG application.
Our team of events planners and community engagers are looking for some admin support to create a structured filing system on SharePoint to meet our admin needs.
We are looking for a friendly volunteer for a period of 8 – 12 weeks to create a structured filing system on SharePoint. You will be working with the National Lead to create an efficient and effective system.
The opportunity is based in our Govan base and will be 1 day a week. Preferably a Wednesday but we are flexible. You will be working with a friendly bunch of people who will provide support as and when needed.
We're looking for someone with vast knowledge of Microsoft office 365 applications especially SharePoint. Someone who is friendly and confident and has excellent people skills.
Volunteers must be over 18 years old.