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Could you help SSAFA reach more supporters and raise greater awareness of our services through the magic of social media and digital marketing? You don’t need a military background, just some good digital skills, the ability to get on with a wide range of people and good written English. If you have I.T or digital marketing experience, that would be great. We’d love you to get in touch to find out more.
Camphill School Aberdeen are seeking to recruit enthusiastic individuals to join our Board of Trustees.
Camphill School Aberdeen has been transforming the lives of children and young people with couples additional support needs for 80 years. We are looking for Trustees to join the Board at an exciting time as our 'Successful Building Futures, Transforming Lives" campaign to expand services progresses.
As a Trustee you would play a key role in developing the strategic direction of our charity. If you have a strong commitment to this area of work we would welcome enquiries from people with a range of backgrounds. We are particularly hoping to attract people with a Social Care and Education, Corporate Governance or Marketing and PR background.
You can read more about this exciting and very rewarding opportunity on our website at
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Steve Johnston, Chair of Camphill School Aberdeen Board of Trustees at email email@example.com / if you would like to apply, please also email a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
*(closing date for applying is 29.02.2024)
n this role you will be helping and supporting the Group coordinator within our fundraising groups to organise events and secure new opportunities for fundraising by;
· Supporting in organising and attending events and collections in your local area, such as Great Guide Dogs Tea Party. Informing your key contact and relevant members of these events.
· Supporting in building relationships with local networks, organisations, schools, and social groups to host events or to name their own puppy.
· Delegating tasks and responsibilities to other volunteers within your fundraising group in the absence of the Fundraising Group Coordinator.
· Supporting in making sure fundraising policies and procedures are followed; including all roles are maintaining their required records.
If you feel you don't tick all the boxes please still get in touch to see how you could help as we are flexible, where possible, and would love to have you onboard.
Agreed volunteering out of pocket expenses are paid according to the Guide Dogs volunteer expenses policy. Full training and support provided for this role.
If you have any questions then feel free to email VolunteerScotNI@Guidedogs.org.UK
Lochs News are looking for a young person aged 12 – 25 living in this area, to contribute to their quarterly newsletter, by writing and submitting photos relating to Youth news anywhere in Lewis and Harris to celebrate thee achievements of Young people.
They are looking for articles on something you are interested in locally and would like to share with others.
This is an excellent opportunity to do some home-based volunteering where you can learn new skills, gain experience and work towards gaining a Saltire Award and/or a Duke of Edinburgh Award.
If you are interested in writing, journalism or just want to share your relevant local knowledge with others, whilst building your CV and working towards gaining youth awards, please get in touch
About Pain Concern:
Pain Concern is a charity providing information and support to people with pain and those who care
for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals. Visit our website to find out more
about what we do, including our Airing Pain radio programme, podcasts, Pain Matters magazine,
information helpline, and our research and campaigning work.
All pain is unpleasant, but for the 7.8 million people in the UK living with long-term pain it is a part
of everyday life. It diminishes quality of life more than any other condition, leading often to loss of
work, depression and disability. Anyone at any age can develop persistent pain and you will very
probably know somebody affected. Although there is usually no cure, people who receive the
appropriate treatment, information and support can manage their condition effectively with life changing results.
Are you seeking experience in publishing? Be a part of the team editing, writing and commissioning
content for the magazine, website, leaflets, etc. of Pain Concern. The editorial team undertake all
the editorial jobs involved in converting text to publication. Some writing will be involved, but the
focus for this role is on ‘editing’ rather than ‘journalism.’ As a member of Pain Concern’s editorial
team, you will assist our Managing Editor. By joining us you will join a fast-growing and respected
“The great thing about Pain Concern is the breadth of content the charity produces - magazines,
leaflets, podcasts, transcriptions, website - all of those need an editorial eye. Volunteering with Pain
Concern is a great opportunity to improve your skills and challenge yourself. I am very proud of the
work we produced during my time there: magazines, podcasts, leaflets and website” - Jamie Boyce,
Former Managing Editor at Pain Concern, former volunteer
What you would be doing:
You will be part of a team, editing, writing and commissioning content for the magazine, newsletter,
website, leaflets, etc. of Pain Concern. The editorial jobs involved in converting text to publication
Editing transcripts of interviews to produce copy ready for publication.
Working with authors
Working with our advisers
Permissions and acknowledgements
Indexing and working with indexers
Working with designers
Corrections and maintaining an archive
Researching information about pain and related topics
Is this role right for me?
We are looking for:
Excellent written English
Ability to learn and adopt editorial policy and procedures
Interest and curiosity in learning about chronic pain
A working understanding of IT, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams
Availability and location:
Minimum commitment of 3 months
Minimum 5 hours per week
Volunteer from our office at Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh EH15 3HS
Benefits to you:
Experience volunteering as part of a friendly team, supported by a professional editor
Meet new people
Build on your employability skills
Training and a dedicated volunteer line manager looking after you
A job reference after 3 months of volunteering.
Satisfaction of giving a valuable service to the community
On-site car parking
Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our Volunteer Policy
How do I apply:
Download and complete an application form our website at https://painconcern.org.uk/volunteerfor-pain-concern/
For more information please contact email@example.com
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a real interest in and knowledge of social media apps (in particular Facebook), to update our page on a regular basis with relevant posts. There is also an opportunity to work with our website such as adding/updating pages as required. Experience of making short videos+ films (basic editing) would be a real advantage.
Taking photographs of clothing, posting on social media.
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
Across the UK, our 270 local groups play a vital part in supporting people affected by MS. They provide sense of belonging, unity and friendship. And they deliver services and support for their local MS community.
We are looking to recruit a Communications Volunteer for the Dundee Group. As our Communications Volunteer you’ll make sure people know they have a local MS Society group to turn to.
In this role you’ll be able to develop your writing skills, and gain an experience of communicating across a range of digital channels.
We estimate this role will need around 2 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.
You’ll have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers. You’ll be confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email. You’ll be able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices and understand and apply our risk management system. Ideally you’ll understand the local area and organisations that provide local services.
You will be reliable and easy to contact and you need to live in or near the area the group to carry out this role.
1. Read through the role description carefully
2. Please apply online
The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.
Do you have what we need and could we offer you the opportunity that you’re looking for?
We’re looking for new Trustees with the enthusiasm, creativity, and commitment to join our Board of Trustees. If you would like to make a difference then we would like to hear from you. Did you know – from Research by Getting on Board that supports individuals to join charity Boards:
• 96% of Trustees said they had learned new skills
• 84% said being a Trustee made them happier
• 73% said it made them more confident
• 22% received a promotion at work because of becoming a Trustee
The Board of Partners for Inclusion Group is looking for additional Trustees to bring their skills and experience and work collaboratively with the Group that provides bespoke support for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs, or both. Working closely with families, each person has a person-centred support with a team recruited especially for and with them. Each person receives their own budget for support and, as no two individuals are the same; no two support services are the same.
Do you have passion for our Mission?
• Support people to live how they choose
• Influence and enhance opportunities available to all
• Share knowledge, experience and learning with others
Do you share our Values, that everyone….?
• is equal, different and has their own gifts
• has the ability to develop
• has needs and the right to support in keeping with their basic human rights
• has relationships that are valuable
What’s in it for You
• Becoming a Trustee is a wonderful way of gaining new skills and experiences – and a great way to feel you’re
giving something back
• You will be helping a Charity make a big difference to the lives of people treated as individuals
• Develop valuable skills, knowledge, experience and networks within the Voluntary sector.
• Work alongside a committed and varied team of Trustees, as both Trustee & Director, all striving to promote the Group’s way of providing bespoke individual support
We are particularly looking for Trustees with backgrounds and experience in the areas of: Finance | Marketing and Communications | Process improvement | Technology | Business Development
Diversity and Inclusion
We welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, experience, disability, ethnicity, heritage, sexuality, gender and socio-economic background. Partners for Inclusion Group is committed to inclusive working practices, so during the application process we commit to:
- Paying for your travel costs to the office and back for interviews.
- Making any reasonable adjustments – for example ensuring we have BSL interpreters organised in advance if you’d like them.
- Providing the Trustee Information Pack in a Word document format upon request.
- Offering a guaranteed first stage interview with Partners for Inclusion Group for disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the role.
If you require a hard copy of the Trustee application pack please call our reception desk on 01563 825 555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org