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Your role as a Clan events volunteer is essential in helping to generate the funds needed for us to provide our vital support services to people affected by cancer diagnosis in your local community. You could be asked to get involved in a variety of activities, whether it's manning a cheering point on one of our runs, walks or cycles, helping to welcome guests at our annual lunch or ball, or providing information at one of our open days, Typical activities include:
- Helping to prepare for an event - this might involve preparing information and signage, setting up routes for runs/walks/cycles, sorting displays and activities, moving chairs and tables, putting up gazebos etc.
- Providing a warm and friendly welcome to all attendees of Clan events, answering any questions and encouraging people to get involved in the event/activity
-Assisting at larger scale events such as the Clan Ball or Clan Lunch - this might involve manning the car park, directing attendees to the right location, providing information, running stalls, assisting with activities, salling tickets or accept donations
- Working together with Clan staff to ensure the best possible experience for our events attendees/participants and signposting where appropriate
- Helping to raise awareness of Clan services
There are quite a few exciting gigs and events coming up over the next few months in the Tarbert Community Centre.
We really need some extra volunteers to help us run bars to keep raising funds for running and maintaining the hall. Please do get in touch if you'd like to volunteer. We would really appreciate it.
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is looking for compassionate individuals with an interest in dementia to join our team as Volunteer Companions for our Dementia Café.
About Erskine Care Home:
Erskine is committed to providing specialised care, and we are seeking volunteers to support our Dementia Café, creating a warm and supportive environment for both residents and their families.
Why Volunteer for the Dementia Café:
Make a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by dementia.
Provide companionship and support in a caring and nurturing setting.
Join a community that values empathy, understanding, and connection.
Your Role as a Volunteer Companion:
As a Volunteer Companion for the Dementia Café, you will be a source of comfort and companionship for residents and their families. Your presence and support on Saturdays, once a month or every two months, will contribute to the well-being and joy of those living with dementia.
Do you thrive in organising unforgettable experiences and love to be part of creating memorable moments? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is searching for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Volunteer Activities & Events Volunteers.
Erskine is more than a care home; it's a community. We are seeking volunteers to assist, in the organisation of events ,with outings, and group activities to bring joy and excitement to the lives of our veterans.
Why Volunteer in this role?
Play a crucial role in creating memorable experiences for veterans.
Contribute your organisational skills to make a positive impact.
Join a community that values your creativity and enthusiasm.
As an Activities & Events volunteer, you will be the magic behind our big events, outings, and group activities. You will assist to ensure that our veterans have engaging and enjoyable experiences.
Our community garden is run entirely by volunteers; we grow fruit, vegetables and flowers which we distribute free of charge to the local community. We also hold gardening sessions for our local primary school and run a young gardeners club.
The garden also holds community events and has an outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and BBQ.
We are looking for volunteers to help at events in a very varied role, whether that be helping with catering, running a stall, organising attendees or just generally helping with all the little jobs that help an event to run smoothly. We welcome creative people who can help our small team come up with inclusive ideas for events for the local community.
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
volunteers required to help with events for the Caithness Connecting Carers monthly Group [based in the Thurso area] can you assist with activities etc. ?
The Leanne Fund is the foremost Cystic Fibrosis charity working with individuals and families across the Highlands, Islands and regions of Scotland. We provide vital social, practical, emotional and financial assistance, supporting the whole family.
Just an hour of your time once or twice a month is as little as we need ❤
We are looking for volunteers in all the following areas;
▪ Greater Glasgow & Clyde
▪ Ayrshire & Arran
▪ Forth Valley
▪ Western Isles
Your time and support will allow us to continue helping those who need it most.
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities to suit just about everyone - Call our office 01851 702020 or pop an email to email@example.com
As a Volunteer Collection box Coordinator you will support the charity to raise awareness and funds by placing and managing collection boxes within businesses in your local community.
Role Description :
Specific tasks may include:
• Placing charity collection boxes in shops, pubs, chemists, doctor’s surgeries etc in your area.
• Making follow up visits to businesses where boxes have been placed to empty contents and reseal boxes for
• Counting and receipting contents of each box emptied.
• Maintaining accurate records of venues holding boxes and how much each collection box placed raises – you will be provided with a spreadsheet to facilitate this.
• Ensuring boxes are clean and in good condition and replacing where needed.
• Banking income and providing detailed report of income to Regional Development Manager within agreed
Skills and Experience required:
• Enthusiasm and commitment to supporting the work of MDUK.
• To maintain and uphold the reputation and good name of the charity.
• To listen to, and work co-operatively with paid members of staff and other volunteers – treating all with
courtesy and respect.
• To take reasonable care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts
• To support the charity’s equal opportunities and diversity policy – helping to promote this to all our
• To provide us with feedback on how we can improve your volunteering experience with the charity.
• To inform us if your commitment to us, for any reason, can no longer continue.
• Have a welcoming, friendly manner.
• Good organisation skills and ability to maintain records.
• Initiative in order to recognise opportunities to place boxes.
• Have good written English and basic computer skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Can volunteer flexible hours.
• The ability to work well with staff and other volunteers as part of a team but also able to work on your own
• Have good money managing skills.
As Part Of The Angus Council Holiday Programme , We Are Looking For Additional Volunteers During The Angus School Holidays in 2024
Friockheim Park Community Volunteers Are Offering Stay & Play Sessions
At All These Sessions We Will Be Providing Hot/Cold Drinks & Basic Refreshments To Both Children & Adults.
You Will Be Part Of A Team Of Volunteers Running Each Session Which Will Be Held On A Variety Of Days Throughout The Holidays,
An Enhanced PVG Will Be Required For This Role.
Please See Below Sections With More Information.
We Look Forward To Hearing From You Soon.