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New Moray LETS (Local Exchange Trading System) is a community group based in Forres, which lets members trade goods and services using a simple mutual credit system.
Everyone can get involved and everyone has something to offer. Our members include carers, gardeners, computer experts, labourers, organic farmers, decorators, child-minders, therapists, tutors and many others. We publish a quarterly Directory, hold regular Trade Fairs in Forres Town Hall, and have a lively Facebook page where members trade with each other.
We are seeking a volunteer(s) to help us co-ordinate these exchanges and help us to grow this thriving network.
The role includes: helping to stimulate trading by all members, ensuring members stick to the Rules of LETS, manage LETS balance of account and maintain it around zero each year, help to promote New Moray LETS when and where appropriate.
Interested in finding out more? Please get in touch
Volunteers play an important role in helping people use the services in the medical centre and pod (including blood pressure monitoring) as well as guide people to services and activities in their local community such as volunteering or support groups.
If interested, contact Ashley McGregor at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01307 462316.
Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.
Across Scotland, over 1 million people – that’s one in five of the population – are living with the effects of serious chest and heart conditions and stroke. By 2021 we will double the number of people we support so that more people can live life to the full. We will do this by providing vital advice, information, and support through our No Life Half Lived Support services across Scotland.
CHSS provide a vital Stroke Nurse Service in the Grampian Area and we are seeking to complement our Stroke Nurse Services in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Woodend Hospital by the addition of a volunteer administrator. Volunteers are involved in extensive training and skill-building. Volunteers can expect to receive valuable, real skills and experience.
Main tasks may include:
>Visiting wards to collect referral letters and delivering these to the stroke nurse.
>Arranging appointments for nurse and sending out letters to patients.
>Inputting data from the stroke nurses notes into database.
>Ordering publications, profile packs and advice sheets.
>Updating the Stroke Information Pack.
>Preparation of initial paperwork for nurses’ first visits.
For more information please contact Mollie Brockie, Volunteer Recruitment & Support Co-ordinator at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 07435 785 998.
Museum volunteer to help with archiving and cataloguing donated historic items. An eye for detail, patience and time required.
Peep is looking for caring and enthusiastic volunteers who would like to help at our baby and toddler groups throughout the city. We offer free groups that promote attachment based activities (i.e. singing, book sharing, different types of play) to parents and carers in Aberdeen. Our groups are very popular with most having a waitlist, but as a small team we can only offer so many sessions. We’re initially looking for volunteers to help us at the groups but there is a potential for volunteers to receive training to eventually deliver their own Peep groups.
If singing and playing with small children isn’t for you, we’re also looking for volunteers to help us with our resource library. Our library has approximately 5000 items and it is a job in itself to keep it up to date. Our library needs someone who can help us clean, sort, repair, and develop new resources that can be used at groups. Although not essential, we appreciate volunteers who can and are willing to sew and be crafty!
For further details please contact Natasha Martens, Peep Coordinator at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 01224 248389.
To research Orkney Library archive for mentions/details of service personnel who have been stationed in Orkney back to the Naploeonic Wars. To then transfer this data to a database.
If you or a friend or relative living in or outwith Orkney has difficulty reading newspapers on account of temporary or permanent visual or physical impairment you can receive a free weekly CD of news read from The Orcadian Newspaper and a magazine CD approximately every quarter. For further details contact Shona Wylie on (01856) 874972 after 6.00pm or Vikki Thomson on (01856) 878696, also after 6.00pm. You can also leave a message by phoning the Kirkwall Library on (01856) 873166.
Volunteers required to help with maintaining the Multimedia displays
Volunteers required to help with researching/labelling exhibits
Angus Alive and Macmillan have joined in partnership to provide information points within Angus libraries. Volunteers are currently being recruited for various different locations across Angus Arbroath, Carnoustie, Forfar and Montrose libraries where there will be seated displays and volunteers in attendance for set times throughout the week.
The volunteer role will include:
- supporting visitors to access information and signpost them to other places where they can access support
- monthly stock checks of information leaflets
Volunteer will receive extensive training and continued support within this role and all equipment will be provided as necessary.