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This role involves visiting blind and partially sighted people in their homes, installing their new radio and teaching them how to use it as well as providing ongoing support, where needed. This role also involves a small amount of admin.
We are a team of volunteers based in and around Aberdeen responsible for Pushing Out the Boat, North-East Scotland’s magazine of new writing and the visual arts.
The Coordinator/Project Manager role involves project management of both team and the tasks needed to produce our regular magazine.
You would be joining us along with our new editor in time to help manage an entire production cycle from the commitment to go ahead through to publication and launch of a new edition.
You would assign and coordinate tasks with team members, compile a schedule of tasks critical to the agreed timetable, and ensure those tasks are completed timeously.
We are a registered charity (Registered No. SC044919) and you would become a member of our managing committee.
While an interest in the arts would be a bonus, experience in coordination and project management are more important to fulfil this role successfully.
We are a friendly group and the work of the editor and coordinator/project manager is supported by a wider team at and between regular committee meetings.
For more details please contact Roger White, PR Manager at email: email@example.com or tel: 07925 822489.
You can read more about us on our website at www.pushingouttheboat.co.uk
Aberdeen Climate Action is an organisation ran by volunteers passionate about raising awareness of climate change, its causes and encouraging positive action to reduce carbon emissions and create a sustainable lifestyle. We are looking for others to join our small organisation and help us in our valuable work in the North East. We organise Climate Week, North East, which is a week of events put on by a collaboration of organisations throughout the city and shire. We need help organising this and our regular climate conversation café’s, and one off events, talks etc. There is scope for people to contribute their talents in the area they feel most confident with general volunteer roles, alongside more specialist ones. It is crucial role in our organisation but can be done by more than one person if it’s more than you want to do alone! If you’re interested just come along to our meetings and you can meet us all and see for yourself.
Tasks can include assisting with:
• Create publicity materials for ACA events
• Create educational materials for workshops, talks and stalls
• Create educational videos etc.
• Liaise with publicity/ social media team to ensure there is appropriate publicity of Events
A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. For more details please contact: Alison Stuart (Director and Chair) email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 07779279583.
Stenhousemuir FC's is a professional football club with the community at its heart. The Club is looking to recruit new people to help with the upkeep of Ochilview Park and Stadium. We require hands on individuals who can turn their hand to whatever needs done around the facility. Volunteers receive a free season ticket to attend Warriors home games for free.
We require climbing instructors to help during our outreach programme. Our outreach programme provides free climbing for children in disadvantaged areas or with disabilities.
Being an Above Adventure volunteer is a great opportunity to get involved in the Scottish Youth Climbing scene. We also provide training opportunities for all volunteers. This is an awesome opportunity to support our work, meet like-minded people and gain more experience in climbing, which is perfect for those interested in pursuing a career in the mountaineering and climbing industry.
“Our volunteer projectionists help set up the Sunday evening cinema in the Town Hall and collect tickets. If required, they introduce the film. They play the DVD, with subtitles when available, and with a pause at an appropriate moment for an intermission for refreshments to be served.
Sunday evenings except during summer holidays.”
These examinations require volunteer patients with clear physical signs (e.g. a heart murmur) that can be found by a skilled doctor when they examine a patient, or symptoms (e.g. breathlessness). The use of "real" patients in clinical examinations allows the candidate to discover abnormalities on examination in a way that actors and manikins cannot, and gives the students an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and skills in a much more reliable way.
We are looking for volunteers to assist in times of personal and community crisis. This may take the form of making food and drinks in a community hall or being trained in the use of community defibrillators.
To provide support to hearing impaired people who are referred from the Audiology department for specific reasons.
Make a simple check to ascertain that the hearing aid is functioning / Check that batteries and cords are functioning, replacing where necessary, instructing patients at the same time / Check that patients are familiar with the controls of their hearing aid / Check that patients know how to fit their ear mould giving further instruction where necessary / If there are further difficulties with the hearing aid the volunteer will refer back to the Audiology Department / Clean and retube ear mould where necessary / Ensure that patients are aware of the best listening conditions when wearing a hearing aid / Reinforce instructions given at the time of hearing aid fitting and encourage patients in the use of their hearing aid. The practical limitations as well as the benefits of hearing aid should be pointed out / Refer any other needs of the patient to the Head of Audiology / Inform the patients of the availability of environmental aids and other support services available / With patient consent, involve the family or carer in the understanding, use and care of the hearing aid / Keep records of visits made as directed by the Head of Audiology / Attend training and support sessions as directed by the Head of Audiology / Annual hearing tests will be provided for al volunteers.
Use your skills to help our hospice. By carrying out complementary therapies on patients and carers you will help alleviate their physical and mental stress. We welcome a wide range of therapies including yoga, acupuncture, massage and reiki. It’s vital that you have completed an approved training scheme, be registered with a relevant regulatory body and have indemnity and liability insurance. Must be committed to the principles of palliative care and its application in practice.
This role can either be based at our Edinburgh Hospice or at the Day Therapy Unit in St John’s Hospital, Livingston.