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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to help run a community-orientated business with over £750,000 in assets and 600 members?
Volunteers predominately carry out the day-to-day operations of CCU giving them a world of responsibility and a chance to showcase skills to a people-centred role.
The role is on the front counters with key responsibilities including:
• Use of basic IT systems (training on our system, Custom, will be provided)
• Cash handling
• Dealing with members face-to-face and via telephone
• Wearing of PPE will be in use
• Answering customer queries and helping members get a positive result
• General administrative duties which include scanning and importing/photocopying
It is not required that the person is living in Clackmannanshire, but it is hoped they have a genuine desire to help its communities and believe in CCU’s mission.
Volunteers need to be available at least one of the following opening times:
• Monday 10am – 12noon
• Wednesday 10am – 12noon
• Friday 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Expenses can be provided if required.
If interested, please send Clackmannanshire Credit Union your CV by email to: email@example.com or if you have any questions, simply call the office on 01259 214200 to have a chat with a member of the team.
Strathmore Cricket Cafe provide a high-quality cafe service.
· To assist with the collection of shopping, donated items and delivery of goods
· Observing and complying with all relevant Health & Safety & Hygiene requirements
· Some heavy lifting required depending on quantity of food items needing collected
· To carry out other duties that may reasonably required by the Café Supervisor
Be at the heart of what community looks and feels like by volunteering with the Forres Group Action at the Hub. They are looking for 2 volunteers to share the receptionist role at the Hub 20 Tolbooth Street in Forres.
Volunteers on the Reception desk would greet members of the public, take telephone calls and queries and would receive training beforehand. The Hub is open Monday - Friday 10.00 am - 3.00 pm, Saturday 10.00 am - 1.00pm. Volunteers shifts are only 2.5 hours i.e/ in the morning between 10.00am - 12.30pm or in the afternoon 12.30pm - 3.00pm. At the present time, a volunteer can volunteer as little as one day/week -- with the idea that two volunteers can share shifts.
To find out more or just to have a chat about the role, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01309 672244
For people leaving hospital, adjusting to life at home can be a difficult time. Helping someone get their essential shopping, pick up their prescription or get the heating turned on can make all the difference for them to feel safe at home.
This service runs from Monday - Friday 9.00am- 5.00pm
We would like you to be able to :
volunteer for at least 2 hours a week within the above times, working with individuals for a maximum of 12 weeks
Driving licence preferable, but not essential. If you will be driving for this role to have held a driving licence for at least 2 years which allows you to drive in the UK
Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need. If you have any questions before applying please contact us at email@example.com
The McSence Group is an award winning Community Business and Social Enterprise formed in 1988 comprising of five companies providing a wide range of services focused on three key – Property, Care and Training.
McSence wishes to recruit a number of voluntary Directors/Trustees to the Board and are particularly interested in hearing from committed individuals with experience in one of the following areas: Finance; Adult Social Care, Sales & Marketing, Operational Management and community involvement & development.
Interested candidates are invited to contact the chief executive David Maxwell for an informal discussion by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively by phone on 0131 454 1503.
Application packs containing further information and detailing how to apply can be obtained by emailing email@example.com
At present meetings are carried out remotely until government restrictions are eased.
If you want to give back to your community, this is a great way to do it. The Moray Firth Credit Union is seeking people who are interested in the exciting opportunity to serve on their Board.
The Credit Union has a long history of serving the local community. Formerly the Forres Area Credit Union until 2020, it was set up in 1995 as a response to high unemployment in the area when a nearby Fabrication Yard closed. Today, the main office of the ‘Savings & Loans Co-operative’ is located at 53 High Street Forres, and there are now ‘satellite’ collection points in other places in Moray as this social enterprise develops.
If you have an interest in people, community or even if you want to learn more about the unique role a credit union plays in the lives of the people and communities they serve, (and have some spare time) the Moray Firth Credit Union would be delighted to hear from you. For a Board of Directors Pack please call 01309 676735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and an application. Volunteers are invited to join the Credit Union if they are not already a member.
This is an opportunity for someone with passion, commitment and drive to make a big difference to the way Scotland/your locality responds to climate change.
The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) is partnering with Climate for Change (C4C) to launch a brand new climate engagement program for Scotland – Climate Conversations. You will be one of our first facilitators and help SCCAN kickstart our program in Scotland.
Facilitators are our agents of change. As a facilitator you will be part of a team that together will inspire hundreds of people throughout Scotland to stand up on climate change and move society and our leaders to action.
This is an exciting role for you to use your love of working with people to empower the community, and to drive a groundswell of community action on climate change.
You will work with volunteer hosts who will invite 8 – 12 friends and family to attend a Climate Conversation online or in their home. At these events, you will present to them about climate change (using our prepared scripts), the urgency for action and facilitate discussion that leads to a commitment to take more effective action.
Our mission is to create the social climate for effective climate action in Scotland.
Imparting the urgency and scale of climate change to the people invited by the friends and family of each host
Inspiring attendees to commit to taking effective action on climate change
Attending monthly Ongoing Facilitator Training (1 hour?)
Recruiting more people to join as hosts and facilitators
Administration and record keeping of your Conversations
Maintaining our a host database and your own activity spreadsheet
Evaluating Conversations and providing feedback for improvement
Get connected to what's happening in the Cullen and Deskford area with this volunteer role!
This vibrant and welcoming community council is looking for someone to help with taking minutes at their meetings. Meetings are held monthly, on third Tuesday of the month (except July). Meetings are held in Cullen Community Centre and occasionally Deskford Community Hall. Both halls are accessible.
Meetings are likely to return to face to face in August 2022. They could be hybrid meetings, subject to availability of technology.
The minimum age for the role is sixteen, the minimum voting age by which people can become a local Community Councillor, though if you are lucky enough to be younger, please make contact and we will have a role for you!
A laptop, with an up-to-date version of Microsoft Office, will also be available for the volunteer.
For more information about the role please contact Cullen and Deskford Community Council via e-mail email@example.com
Our tea party drivers are a vital part of the Re-engage team. Tea parties provide a lifeline of friendship for our older people, and the regular, warm, friendly chats and companionship provide a vital link with the outside world from which they have become isolated. Drivers take older people to the parties and stay with them to enjoy the get-together. Over time, drivers and older guests get to know each other well and together you will spend many hours full of fun, laughter, and stories. As a tea party driver, you liaise with your group coordinator and take older guests to and from the tea parties each month. Staying at the tea party is part of your role, so it’s much more than being a driver. You will need to have a full, clean, driving license, and either a DBS (in England and Wales) or PVG (in Scotland). You will also need to check that you are covered by your regular motor insurance policy to do this role. Tasks include: Driving one to two older guests using your own car to a tea party venue and returning them home again after the event . Staying at the tea party to help with conversation and serve refreshments. Liaising with the group coordinator to confirm which older guests you will pick up. Informing the group coordinator of any safeguarding concerns or issues you might have. Following all guidance in your driver training modules to ensure that the tea parties are enjoyable, appropriate, and in line with our charitable aims. Completing a driver declaration before your first tea party and on an annual basis. The declaration is to confirm you will adhere to Re-engage's policies and procedures and that you have completed the relevant training provided for your role. https://www.reengage.org.uk/
Our tea party hosts are a vital part of the Re-engage team. Tea parties provide a lifeline of friendship for our older people, and the regular, warm, friendly chats and companionship provide a vital link with the outside world from which they have become isolated. Re-engage needs enthusiastic volunteers to work as tea party hosts. This is a flexible, voluntary role that can easily be fitted in around your own lifestyle and availability. As a volunteer host you will run a local Re-engage tea party one to two times a year. You will host a group of four to 12 people (which includes drivers, the group coordinator as well as older guests) in either your home or a community venue. The tea parties will last around two hours and will usually take place on a Sunday afternoon. You must be comfortable socialising with people and providing guests and other volunteers with refreshments. You will need two references and to complete an ID check for this role. Tasks include: Completing and submitting a host’s home checklist for your own home or signing a declaration if you’re hosting at an external venue before your first tea party and on an annual basis. Welcoming a group of older guests and volunteer drivers into your home or to the community venue. Providing and serving refreshments for your group – usually food and drinks for afternoon tea. Liaising with your group coordinator to ensure dietary requirements and the older guests' needs are met prior to the tea party. Informing the group coordinator of any safeguarding concerns or issues you might have. Following all guidance in your host training modules to ensure that the tea parties are enjoyable, appropriate, and in line with our charitable aims. https://www.reengage.org.uk/