Create Paisley

Charity registered in Scotland SC043437

Create is a youth arts charity, supporting young people in their mental health, offering them a safe space to attend and socialise and express themselves through the creative arts. Our vision is to see young people transformed through creativity, community, confidence and finding their voice.

Current opportunity

Create Paisley are seeking individuals to get involved as volunteers in the coming months for in person events. We are looking for outgoing, confident, keen to learn, confident in cash handling, friendly people to create a team of volunteers with! Create Paisley (Scottish Charity Number SC043437) is a youth arts charity working with young people in Renfrewshire to support good mental health through creativity. We provide support to young people in our communities experiencing the most challenging circumstances: young people who are socially isolated or side-lined, who are living in disadvantage and whose voices are often ignored by those around them. We work alongside young people to help them recognise and build on their strengths and potential. Through a mix of creative workshops and drop in sessions we support young people to develop the skills, support networks and strength they need to succeed and fulfil their ambitions. These volunteers will manage fundraising events such as create taking part in Kiltwalk and other challenge events, bucket collections at train stations and supermarkets, seasonal events such as Christmas and Halloween, as well as flexibility to host your own fundraising events in aid of create paisley! We have the opportunity for individuals to put themselves forward for a volunteer supervisor, who will take on the above roles mentioned but also will work closely with the fundraising and marketing coordinator to manage the volunteers at events. This role would require volunteers for around 4-6 hours every few weeks, mainly at the weekends. You would be required to travel to the venue or any place required during the volunteer time however Create will reimburse any travel expenses. After you have applied for this role you will be asked for an informal chat with Creates Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator, who will then fully induct and train you on the Create Volunteer policies, as well as this throughout your time as a volunteer if you wish to carry out any extra training courses create can provide those resources to you.