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As an Energy Advice Event Volunteer you will support colleagues from our Low Carbon Community Team, as they deliver outreach events across the Highlands.
You will provide light touch energy advice to members of the public, helping them to understand how to reduce their energy use and minimise their carbon emissions.
No prior skills or experience are needed. However, the volunteer will need to have:
•An enthusiastic and positive approach
•An ability to communicate confidently face-to-face with members of the public
•Ability to proactively approach the public
•Ability to follow Changeworks’ process for event management including managing customer data in a secure way
•Flexible outlook and ability to adapt approach
Be part of the change – become a Climate Champion!
Fife Communities Climate Action Network (FCCAN) is a network of community groups in Fife that are taking action on climate change. We
They empower and enable communities to create a low carbon future. By working through thier network, they share information, resources and knowledge whilst tackling barriers to climate friendly living in Fife.
They are looking for passionate people to join their Fife Climate Hub project to inspire community groups to add climate action to their agenda. As part of thier Fife Climate Hub project, Climate Champions will reach out to new groups and encourage them to join the growing network. You do not need to be a climate expert, but a little understanding of climate friendly actions would be useful.
A Climate Champion will:
-Help identify groups who may be interested in climate action
-Deliver engagement talks to inspire groups to join our network
-Support with delivery of other Fife Climate Hub events
-Write blogs and social media content
What might you be doing?
• Keeping up-to-date with social policy issues
• Maintain the profile of social policy within the bureau
• Contribute to effective social policy work within the bureau
• Maintain an effective system for the handling Bureau Evidence Forms
Citizens Advice Bureaux are local, independent charities that provide free and confidential advice and information whoever you are and whatever your problem. There is a CAB in almost every community in Scotland, across almost 300 locations, helping more than 260,000 people each year.
We are currently looking for Volunteers to help our at the Kirky Picture Palace based mainly
in the Kirkintilloch Town Hall, we also rent out our services to local schools in East
Dunbartonshire and require volunteers to help lifting and moving the cinema equipment in
and out of venues as well as set up and take down.
● Arrive an hour before showing starts (unless otherwise stated) to help set up the
screen and projection/sound equipment. Training will be provided on site.
● Helping to load/unload equipment for school showings, the equipment is quite heavy.
● Ensure that all audience members entering the cinema have a valid ticket and meet
the appropriate age requirements for that screening unless instructed otherwise by
● Be present in the auditorium for the entire duration of all film screenings.
● Ensure that audience members behave in a responsible manner and do not disturb
other cinemagoers. Any persistent misbehaviour or dangerous/unlawful activity, any
incidents of actual assault, any incidents involving smoke/fire, any incidents of
mechanical or structural failure must be reported to the co-ordinator immediately and
may result in the removal of the audience member.
● Ensure that all e-cigarettes are extinguished prior to entry.
● Ensure that alcoholic beverages are not consumed in the hall.
● Sit in an area close to the main entry/exit to assist patrons with the door and to
ensure its closure after opening.
● Remain in the auditorium until all patrons have left at the end of the screening.
● Clean /brush hall after each screening.
● Help take down equipment and tidy away at end of all showings
In this lead, but flexible volunteer role, you will be the key contact for fundraising in your local community. We will offer you the opportunity to chat about what skills and availability you have to support us in this role.
A fundraising group coordinator, with the support of others in the team and a Guide Dogs fundraising manager, helps to organise and sometimes attend events, encourages local businesses, schools and groups to name their own guide dog puppy, builds relationships with local networks and most importantly, by giving their time, make a real difference by helping Guide Dogs to provide life changing services to people living with sight loss.
The main role of the fundraising group coordinator is to be responsible for coordinating a group of volunteers, with the support of others, to raise funds through events or other activities, delegating tasks to other members of the group as required and being the key contact in the local area.
“My advice to people is that they shouldn’t be put off by the word ‘fundraising’. We’re about much more than that as a group. Yes, we do raise money. But it’s also about building relationships, recruiting more volunteers, merchandising, building a community.” – Shirley, Fundraising Group Coordinator
If you don’t feel you tick every box but are sure this role is the one for you, please drop us a message at VolunteerScotNI@GuideDogs.org.uk and tell us why. We’re open to suggestions and happy to chat with you to find out what’s possible!
Tasks and responsibilities
• Build relationships and coordinate a group of fundraising volunteers to support you in your role
• Raise funds with the support of you team and be the key contact your local area
• Organising events (virtually and face to face) and delegating tasks and responsibilities to other volunteers within your fundraising group
• Ensuring fundraising policies and procedures are followed; including all supporting roles are maintaining required records.
A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference in the work of the Guide Dogs. All volunteers are greatly appreciated. For more information please email VolunteerScotNI@GuideDogs.org.uk
Cultivate your Community!
Cultivate Aberdeen has a clear vision to create kind, confident, and connected communities through the power of food growing and various gardening sessions/activities that people can assist with (sowing, weeding, diy).
For more information and details of how you can get involved as a volunteer with Cultivate Aberdeen/help at our forthcoming gardening sessions please visit https://www.facebook.com/cultivateABDN and https://www.cultivateaberdeen.co.uk/get-involved/volunteer/ or email us at: email@example.com
All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
Scouting is volunteering at its finest. We work in teams to create the best scouting experience possible.
48th Glasgow has so much history and this is down to it's volunteers.
You don't need to know how to build fires or do knots.
You don't need to be qualified in anything specific.
You don't need to be all knowing.
You just have to be you. Scouting is inclusive and we will encourage you to be you.
Whatever your skills are, we have a space for you. Even if you don't think you have skills, we can ensure that you truly do.
Are you passionate about preserving a piece of Aberdeen's history while shaping its future? Bon Accord Baths is looking for dedicated individuals to join our board of trustees.
As a trustee, you'll play a key role in revitalising this iconic building, driving the project forward, ensuring its legacy for generations to come.
If you have expertise in governance, finance, operations or a deep love for heritage, we'd love to hear from you.
A fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting project to shape the future of the beloved Bon Accord Baths. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Ross McKirdy , Trustee at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community-owned village store and post office in a rural setting. Customer base of local residents, many elderly, and seasonal visitors, especially walkers.
A vital social hub and resilience centre.
Attractive premises recently refurbished and extended.
Staffed by part-time paid employees and volunteers.
Role Description :
Work at the shop counter, welcoming customers, and providing every assistance to sell them the goods and services they require, offering alternatives and upselling as appropriate.
Work on back-office tasks (stocking shelves, date-checking and rotating products on display, ordering stock, receiving deliveries, checking delivery notes and invoices, preparing customer credit account bills, cleaning).
Could you spare an hour or 2 every month, every fortnight, or weekly?
Would you like to help children in Falkirk and have fun?
We are looking for befrienders to befriend a child of primary school age (between 5-12 years old) for our family support service at Aberlour Children's Charity. As a volunteer befriender you would be matched with a child, who you would spend regular time with on a 1:1 basis, building a trusting relationship and having fun. You would take part in fun activities such as arts and crafts, going for a walk and a chat to get a hot chocolate, playing at the park, sports including football and lots more! As a volunteer befriedner you can introduce a child to new activities or hobbies that they may not have the opportunity to take part in normally.
Befriender’s can be male or female, from various backgrounds and anyone aged 18 and over – there is no upper age limit to become a befriender! You will receive training before you are asked to make a commitment to a match so that you're clear what will be expected of you and what you can expect of your volunteering experience and you will be supported throughout.
What will I be doing?
Volunteers make a difference to a child’s life by:
•Spending regular time 1:1 to build a trusted relationship
•Sharing in an activity or hobby to develop interests and have fun
•Encouraging child to take part in group activities to build confidence
•Giving child someone to talk to develop communication skills
•Being a consistent figure in the child’s life to support with life transitions
What qualities do I need?
• Have empathy and a non judgemental approach
• Have a positive and encouraging approach
• Be enthusiastic, motivated, flexible, and committed
• Friendly and approachable
•Patience and understanding
•Commitment to treat all information in a confidential manner
•To have a good value base, be open minded and level headed
When will I be needed?
Befrienders will do activities either weekly, fortnightly, or monthly with a child. As our children will be at school, outings will generally take place after school hours in the afternoon. A minimum of 6 months commitment is required for this role.
What will I gain from the role?
By volunteering with Aberlour, you can gain:
• Excellent training
• Make new friends and meet new people
• Get out and about
• Have FUN!
• Attend social events.
• A sense of satisfaction in helping children, young people and families build their confidence and self-esteem to achieve their full potential
• Experience of supporting young people to flourish.
• Practical experience of working with children, young people, and families
What support will I be given?
Aberlour aims to ensure volunteering is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Volunteers will receive:
• Induction and child protection training
• Specific befriending training relevant to the role
• Ongoing support and supervision
• Travel expenses and activity expenses so you wont be out of pocket
• Named contact support
Due to Health and Safety requirements, you must be at least 18 years of age to undertake this volunteering role.
For all roles involving regulated work with children and/or protected adults, Aberlour will require the applicant to submit a PVG Scheme Record or a PVG Scheme Record Update application. This opportunity is subject to the completion of satisfactory references and successful registration on the PVG Scheme.