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We are looking for a number of motivated individuals to join our friendly teams across Scotland with administrative support covering word processing, database input, file management, updating systems and general admin duties.
The main tasks include:
• Input/update data on Database and Systems
• Dealing with correspondence
• Supporting with completing and purchasing of the emergency assistance fund
Previous administration experience is desirable. The volunteer will work alongside the staff member until confident in undertaking varous office tasks on their own.
Are you always on the phone? Are you calm, collected and chatty? We’re always looking for friendly, confident and helpful people to join our team and become the voice of your local store. You will be the first point of contact for our customers helping them with any enquiries and arranging collections for donations and deliveries.
Come and be a part of your local team and learn customer service skills and gain experience. If you have good communication skills and able to follow administration processes accurately then come and be a part of our team and laugh and chat with other volunteers over a cup of tea and a biscuit. Perfect for enhancing your CV and skills set
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to get involved in organising exciting new fundraising events. Any support in the planning to execution of the events would be greatly appreciated.
Your role as the Food Pantry Customer Assistant is to help customers who come into the Food Pantry, offering information and assistance as they are enquiring, browsing or purchasing food.
Our Food Pantry is the first one in South Ayrshire based in Ayr Town Centre. A Pantry is a membership scheme aimed at helping people make their money go further by reducing their food shopping bills and providing advice and support.
Local Pantries mean people can bring down their food shopping bills, and access good food, whilst freeing up more money for other essentials and enabling tight budgets to stretch a little further. A Pantry offers dignity, choice, community and food quality.
Your role will be to assist new and current members learn about the Pantry and do their shopping. We will give you full training on how it works, equipment used, systems to follow etc. You will always be volunteering as part of a team of volunteers with a staff team leader present.
As there will be a café on the premises, there will be an opportunity to benefit from Barista training.
DUTIES: The role of the Food Pantry Customer Assistant will be as follows:
• Assist customers to the Pantry, engaging in conversation
• Offer information on how the Pantry works
• Offer signposting to other services where necessary
• Operate till with cash / card handling
• Restock and rotate shelves and fridges as required
• Clean and sanitise according to guidance
• To commit to a minimum of 3.5hrs per week
We’re looking for volunteer Wildlife Watch Leaders to help plan and deliver outdoor sessions for our kids nature club in Forres! You’ll be working with a team of local volunteers, with support from the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Please note – the completion of an application to the PVG scheme is essential for this role, due to the close work involved with young people. Successful applicants will be supported through this simple application and costs covered by Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Main tasks will involve:
Planning and preparing sessions
Collecting and storing data securely (such as parental consent forms)
Delivering quality environmental education to children aged 8-12 years old
Working as a team
Supporting promotion of the group
Don't worry about being a wildlife expert! We have plenty of resources to help you, plus its a great opportunity to learn alongside the kids.
Our shadow management group are first and foremost a group of young people that represent other young people and that our workers and trustees can go to for information and guidance. Other responsibilities include helping to carry out job interviews, making decisions about our office, helping us decide what funding we apply for and what training we offer and generally helping to set the direction 18u should go in.
Members of the shadow management group will have the opportunity to improve their communication, writing and teamwork skills and gain valuable experience that can be used in UCAS applications, for CVs and to apply for other volunteer roles.
Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering
Calling All Volunteering Heroes: Join Our Mission to Brighten Lives!
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country? Erskine Veterans Charity is searching for compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to be a part of our impactful volunteering family. Join us as we create moments of joy, connection, and companionship for our esteemed residents.
Why Volunteer With Us?
🌟 Meaningful Impact: Your time and effort will directly contribute to enhancing the quality of life for our veterans. Whether it is supporting activities, offering practical support or simply sharing stories as a visitor or befriender, you will be making lasting memories.
🌼 Fulfilment: There is nothing quite like the feeling of bringing smiles to the faces of those who have sacrificed so much. Your involvement will add purpose and fulfilment to your own life as well.
🤝 Connection: This is an opportunity to connect with veterans, their families, staff, and other volunteers, share experiences, build on your interpersonal skills and build friendships that transcend generations. Your presence will help combat feelings of loneliness and isolation.
🧠 Stimulating Activities: .Our activities programme is as varied as our residents’ interests are. From group outings to creative projects, your ideas and energy will be welcome, and your involvement will keep their hearts and minds active. Help us create an environment where veterans can thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Join Our Team Today!
Step forward and be a part of something truly extraordinary. Erskine is ready to welcome you into our family, where your kindness will ripple through the lives of those who deserve it the most. Together, we can create a haven of happiness and camaraderie.
Be the light that illuminates their days. Join our volunteers and show our veterans the care and respect they have earned. Your time, compassion, and dedication will make all the difference.
Honouring Our Heroes: One Activity at a Time
Ready to Make a Difference? Contact Us:
📞 0141 814 4640
We have important voluntary trustee roles available at The Scottish Pantry Network, due to a period of growth we require new Trustees to support us in all areas of oversight and governance to take us to the next level.
We need people who are passionate and dedicated ensuring that we operate in alignment with the charity’s purpose and legal responsibilities. Taking care to ensure we follow good operational and financial practice.
The role will require attending bimonthly meetings at our office in Glasgow, but remote participation can be accommodated. As well as other events / visiting pantries when required.
The ideal candidate will be able demonstrate some of the following skills/experience:
•Experience of working in the charity sector
•Commercial experience, someone who can help us to diversify income
•Good communication and team-working skills
•Strong analytical and evaluative skills
We would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates with experience in the following sectors:
We would also welcome interest from people with lived experience and women, as we look to broaden our representation on our board.
If you are interested, PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com We will arrange an informal chat about the role with you.
Or - please click the ‘Join’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on firstname.lastname@example.org
Impact volunteers help us to evaluate our work so that we can understand the impact of our services. This can involve interviewing older people or asking them to complete questionnaires.
The role asks you to give around two hours each week (or eight to 10 hours per month). You will spend most of your time surveying older people on the phone and gathering their responses, and there may be interviewing opportunities for those volunteers who would like to do so. This is a flexible and remote voluntary role that can be carried out from home.
You will need one reference and to complete an ID check for this role.
Tasks could include:
• Conducting evaluation surveys with older people over the phone.
• Collecting evaluation responses on an online form during calls and submitting to Re-engage.
• Compiling and inputting data from written surveys into spreadsheets or systems.
• Conducting evaluation interviews with older people over the phone (this requires prior experience and / or qualifications).
• Following all guidance in your impact volunteer training modules to ensure that you handle all personal data securely, are aware of our safeguarding framework, and that the activities are completed in line with our charitable aims.
No experience necessary however we are looking for call companions with the following skills and attributes:
• Excellent communication skills.
• Enthusiasm for speaking to new people on the phone.
• Flexibility to make calls at different times of the day.
• Good administrative skills and IT literacy
• Have their own computer and internet connection.
• Have an eye for detail and accuracy.
• A friendly, empathetic approach.
• The ability to listen to answers and record them appropriately.
• Patience and understanding.
• A passion for improving the lives of lonely and isolated older people.
The above attributes are important for calling older people and asking them about their wellbeing.
For other aspects of the impact volunteering work, we would also welcome applications from those with the following skills and experience:
• Relevant qualifications.
• Experience of conducting social research, including interviews and surveys
Since 1986 FASS Glasgow have supported countless families and individuals to cope with the effects and stigma attached to addiction.
By volunteering with FASS Glasgow you'll be assisting with the running of our service by dealing with incoming calls, transferring calls, answering door, welcoming visitors, making tea for visitors etc.
To help us to maintain standards and support the community accordingly, FASS Glasgow is dependent on volunteers and community support. By volunteering you will make a difference to the lives of those impacted by addiction as well as supporting FASS to continue with the development of our services.
If you are interested please click the ‘Join’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on email@example.com