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The monthly female peer group is for unpaid carers who look after a relative or friend who has an illness, disability, addiction or are frail or elderly. The group allows carers to meet others in a similar situation, time out from their caring role and access support and information. The facilitator would welcome carers, encourage discussion and liaise with a member of staff to organise relevant speakers if and when requested by carers
The role of events helper would involve helping set up for events, assisting and speaking to members of the public, helping with refreshments, promoting what the theme of the event is and helping to clear up afterwards.
The Market Place is a community space used by individuals, groups and organisations. This opportunity involves helping to organise, run and advertise any of our community groups depending on the skills you wish to share or develop. This role involves helping to plan the groups, together with staff and other volunteers, talking with members of the group about what they would like. Most groups are weekly. Facilitating a group involves welcoming everyone, making teas/coffees, ensuring everyone is joining in and sharing your skills and knowledge. This role may also involve helping to distribute leaflets in order to promote the groups and keeping records of who attends
- Caring & compassionate people who love helping others
- Creative individuals that enjoy working with children
- People who have spare time to help and learn new skills
- That need a confidence boost
Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering
Weekly shopping - access to transport would be useful
Outside duties - willingness to get hands on with odd jobs
Drop in chats/activities - if you have a smile and want to share it with others, why not give it a try?
Full support from staff members given.
Coordinating and supporting cat care volunteers and fosterers, ensuring they are happy and confident in their roles. Working with cat care volunteers, fosterers and other colleagues to ensure Cats Protection quality of care is provided and maintained to cats in care, this will be supported by adhering to policies, procedures, minimum vetinary standards and minimum cat care standards. Working closely with the homing team to maintain up to date records of the cats in care and ensure cats ready to be rehomed are matched as quickly as possible. Promoting and supporting the development of care care volunteers and fosterers to enable them to fulfil their roles.
Food waste is a big issue in the UK and beyond. It’s estimated that a third of all food gets wasted. Most of this is avoidable and could have been eaten had it been better managed.
Help us look after the fridge in the following ways:
* Operate fridge during allocated opening times * Collection of food from donors
* Fridge cleaning and monitoring
* Local fridge promotion
* Assist with events to support the fridge and the local community Experience required: Interest in food. Confident and happy to work on own. Friendly and helpful manner.
The Smugglers Inn is an independent hostel run by the local Tomintoul and Glenlivet community development trust and all surplus profits are reinvested back into the community, so volunteering here really does make a difference to our rural economy! The hostel is a busy place, receiving guest from around the world. It comprises 24 beds and is located in the Cairngorms National Park. We are looking for sociable, hardworking and flexible volunteers to help out between our opening season from April and October. The work will involve helping to clean and tidy the hostel, occasional food preparation and greeting and checking in our guests.
Come and join the team delivering one of Moray’s top visitor attractions!
Morayvia is preserving our rich aviation heritage as well as incorporating other science and technology exhibits in an interactive, hands-on environment.
Morayvia brings together a number of disciplines from aerospace and astronomy to technology and arts-related activities into a single visitor centre of excellence in Moray, serving the northeast of Scotland, the Highlands and beyond. There is a growing collection of exhibits, including a complete Sea King SAR Helicopter, and a mobile planetarium/ wrap around projection dome.
Volunteers are welcome and needed to help develop and / or prepare exhibits, act as a guide for the centre and its exhibits or help deliver planetarium shows.
No experience is necessary and membership fees are optional if you volunteer at the Centre.
Craft Town Scotland is a local charity which has achieved national and international recognition as an innovative and creative base for artisan craft studios, high quality craft exhibitions, educational workshops and other events.
The parent company West Kilbride Community Initiative Limited holds the assets of CTS in trust for the benefit of the village in accordance with the aims stated in the Articles of Association.