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Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering
There are multiple volunteer opportunities available, a great way to be involved in an exciting and vibrant festival!
Week prior to Festival (w/c 15.06.20, weekday evenings):
Support Facilities Team with building up Festival area site eg marquees, bar, Herras fencing, chairs, tables.
During Festival (evening of Friday 19.06.20; all day Saturday 20.06.20 & all day Sunday 21.06.20):
Facilities support – support Festival team and vendors with supply of tables/chairs etc, set out chairs at stage area, set up for specific events/performances, keep festival site clean and tidy.
Stewards – be available to ensure Festival area is kept safe for visitors, provide information to visitors, provide escort for parades etc including Saturday evening Viking torch-lit parade.
After Festival (AM/PM Monday 22.06.20):
Support Facilities Team with breakdown/clearup after event – collect tables/chairs, return items to storage, general clean up of Festival area to return it to normal.
Working alongside a key member of staff within Strathmore Rugby Club helping to make sure both the club and grounds are maintained and fit for purpose at all times.
Volunteering In Maggie's Highlands, covering the drop in by helping to welcoming people making teas and coffee and assisting in making the environment feel as welcoming as possible.
Perth Shopmobility are looking for applications from people to join a caring team of staff and volunteers to enable people with mobility problems to become more self-reliant in their daily life.
A well-organised booking service and record-keeping must be maintained in order to minimise waiting time for people requiring assistance. Appropriate records and statistics are also kept for monitoring/evaluation. The volunteer will be required to introduce customers to equipment and after appropriate training, train customers to use the equipment if required.
Maintenance of the equipment is essential to provide Shopmobility customers safe, clean and reliable equipment which can be used in the knowledge that we provide a service on which they can rely. Maintenance involves: battery charging, tyre pressures, checking lights etc.
N.B. Due to the location, all volunteers and staff must be very alert and aware of the dangers involved with moving vehicles at all times.
AberNecessities is a local, non-profit charity with the aim of supporting underprivileged families in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. AberNecessities provides families with the essential items (nappies, clothing, toiletries, cots, etc.) that they need to care for their babies and children, helping alleviate the pressure of bringing up a young family with limited resources.
Working with third sector organisations and childcare professional’s disadvantaged families are identified and subsequently provided with the essentials.
Whilst we have a group of wonderful volunteers, we are always looking for more. In particular we require volunteers to help us sort the kind donations that we are receiving on a daily basis. This includes unpacking bags of clothes, toys, equipment; sorting these items; organising clothes; cleaning toys and equipment.
A fantastic opportunity – all help makes a real difference to children and families across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
For further details please contact Michelle Herd, AberNecessities Trustee at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 07742 445464.
Tayside Re-users regularly receives donations of bicycles. Some require repair before they are ready for resale in our shop. We have a dedicated repair area and this has repair equipment and supplies of spare parts. This opportunity would suit someone who has a passion for bikes, experience of bike repairs and able to carry out basic repairs to bikes to give them a new lease of life.
Equipment for the play room is stored in many areas and some of it is of medium weight. We require someone who is prepared to move such equipment to the appropriate place and put it away at the end of the session. Cleaning and maintenance of equipment would suit someone interested in basic DIY.
To help older people stay independent in their home for as long as possible we need people with basic DIY and gardening skills to act as a handyperosn for odd jobs as and when required .
Bon Accord Care recognises the invaluable contribution that the general public, friends and relatives can provide to the care and well-being of the people we support. We will encourage the involvement of individuals who wish to volunteer in a service in a voluntary capacity during Coronavirus COVID-19, whilst ensuring that the health, safety and well-being of volunteers, the people we support, staff members and visitors is maintained at all times.
We are looking for kind, caring individuals to support our front line staff and services throughout the covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Get involved with Bon Accord Care. A chance to make a difference, help others, make new friends, gain work experience and more!
*To maintain an effective response to COVID-19, we are currently asking for help with support visits that can be undertaken by a phone call, medication pick-ups and drop offs, or health and safety tasks*.
Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers. A fantastic opportunity to help make a real difference-all volunteers are greatly appreciated.
For more information please contact Amanda Nicolson, Manager at E Mail: BACVolunteering@bonaccordcare.org or tel.: 07824 342130.
Tayside Re-Users believes that it is important to challenge the ideals of our ‘throw-away’ society by showing that second-hand goods are just as acceptable as new ones. We are looking for an experienced electrician to help us by testing and repairing appliances before they are re-sold to the community.