Charity registered in Scotland SC001960

Quarriers is a Scottish charity providing practical support and care for children, adults and families. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity and choice, to bring about positive change in people's lives. Quarriers operates 127 Projects throughout Scotland and South-West England. They vary greatly, due to the wide variety of needs that we address but include group homes and supported living services for people with physical and learning disabilities, support services and Scotland's only residential assessment service for people with complex forms of epilepsy; a residential and day school and community based projects for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; hostels and support services for young homeless people; family centres; respite and long term care for children with a range of disabilities and other difficulties and support services for carers.

Current opportunities

William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre is an independent hospital specialising in clinical assessment and treatment services for patients with epilepsy, epilepsy associated conditions and sleep disorders. Patients are usually held for 2-4 weeks in the centre without being able to leave the building, so any meaningful engagement is of great benefit. Do you have a few hours each month to share your passion or skill with our patients. For example could you teach them crafting, yoga, music, photography etc. Could you give them a talk about your life experiences. Do you enjoy holding quizzes or bingo. By bringing your skills and experiences to our patients, you will be bringing some variety into their day. To get the most out of the role we hope you can commit at least half a day each month for at least 6 months. Selection Procedure will include - Application form, chat, references and PVG disclosure. Benefits & Perks: * We give our volunteers a sense of family, together transforming the lives of the vulnerable people we care for and support * Gaining new experiences and learn new skills * Build confidence and gain a sense of achievement * Improved physical and mental health wellbeing * Free training and development * Adding to your CV * Trying something new and meet new people * Have fun!

Moray Childrens Rights service would like Volunteers to support the service on an administrative basis taking and making telephone calls and recording enquiries. Logging referral information and updating data held. This role can be carried out from the comfort of your own home, equipment ie a mobile telephone and laptop would be provided. (Home wifi access is essential for remote working) The minimum commitment per Volunteer would be for 4 hours per week. The service currently has 3 staff and the volunteer would be supported by a named person.

Quarriers Finnart Street and Westview are small residential services in Greenock for adults with disabilities. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy social events and would like to support our residents to go out into the community. We asked our residents what they would like to do..... Would you be surprised that this is some of the activities they are interested in, they need someone like you to help: * Go to the cinema. * Go dancing and singing. * Go to the theatre. * Go to a restaurant / cafe. * Go to Braehead. * Go Swimming. * Play pool. * Someone to set my hair. * Take me to mass. * Crochet * Go to the PUB!!!! These events provide fun, friendship, develop self confidence and offer people the best life experiences, exploring their opportunities for greater independence and building genuine friendships with other people in their community. We would love to hear from you.