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Streetsport provides young people across Aberdeen City with the opportunity to play sport for free in a fun and safe environment.
We run week night sessions year-round and are looking for volunteers to help at these sessions. Working as part of a team, you will assist with organising and participating in activities while building relationships with the young people that attend the sessions.
Volunteering with Streetsport is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive difference in the local communities. In addition to enhancing your CV / excellent experience for future employment, you will also have the opportunity to attend internal and external coaching and training courses.
A fantastic opportunity to assist and make a real difference. All help is greatly appreciated. For further details please contact Nikki Fyfe, Streetsport Volunteer Officer – Denis Law Legacy Trust at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01224 263681.
1st Lenzie Company, The Boys’ Brigade is looking for one or more volunteers to help with our youth work in the Anchors Boys section on term time Friday evenings between around 6:10pm and 7:30pm. If you would like to help but unable to commit to every week we would still like to hear from you.
We are looking for volunteers to help Primary 1 to 3 boys with activities, games, sport, arts and crafts. Whatever you can help with is greatly valued.
Helping out in a BB group with can make all the difference to young lives – meaning happier young people, happier communities and a society that values the contribution that we can all make; young, old or in-between.
The Boy’s Brigade has faith in young people and provides them with opportunities to learn, grow and discover in a safe, fun and caring environment which is rooted in the Christian faith.
Are you interested in working with young people? Do you want to see a sustainable youth work provision in the Murroes and Wellbank area in the long term?
The TNYP runs by Angus Council Vibrant Communities Team on Thursday nights during school term times at the Wellbank Village Hall. The project aims to fill the gap between home and school learning and support young people who go through a transition period. It opens to all young people aged P6-S2, who live within Murroes & Wellbank or in the surrounding areas.
We would like to invite volunteers, whether parents, carers or anyone who is interested in this project, to work with us to make this project even more fun and sustainable!
A young carer is someone up to the age of 18 who provides unpaid help and support to a relative, friend or neighbour who due to illness or disability cannot manage to live independently without the carer’s help. It may involve practical support like cooking, housework, or emotional support.
A group volunteer with Aberdeen Young Carers will assist staff members in delivering any planned activities e.g. arts and crafts, baking etc. They will actively participate with the activity, encourage young people to join in and have fun and build up positive relationships with the children and young people by being friendly and non-judgemental. They will also have the opportunity to lead groups if they wish to.
At this time we are predominantly looking for volunteers to help at our School Holiday groups in the Summer Holidays in 2023. We are working on a schedule of groups which we would need volunteers for but these groups will have a range of activities!
There will also be the opportunity for volunteers to help with our monthly groups, on an ad-hoc basis or at events. Events typically include summer outings, Christmas parties and Young Carers’ festivals. Further opportunities are available to assist in promoting our events e.g. putting up posters and spreading the word, in helping us at groups.
Excellent support and relevant training is provided and our volunteers tell us about lots of other benefits of volunteering including; experience of working with children, young people and families; experience for your CV; supporting your local community; meeting new people; increasing self-confidence; feeling like you are making a difference; improving your health and wellbeing; and a chance to contribute to a worthwhile children’s charity.
To apply for this role – please visit: https://volunteer.barnardos.org.uk/opportunities/16049-children-s-activity-support-group-helper-aberdeen-young-carers-2020-11-24 or contact Jacqui Hall, Volunteer Coordinator at email email@example.com / telephone: 07783 848410 for any more details.
Grandmentors is an award winning inter-generational mentoring programme, matching volunteer mentors aged 50+ with young people aged 16-24 who have had adverse childhood experiences. Grandmentors has now launched in Midlothian.
Our volunteer mentors help young people navigate the transition to independence by guiding them through life skills such as managing finances, accessing employment, education and training, and supporting their health and wellbeing.
This opportunity is for volunteers (normally aged 50+) who have life experience and skills to offer. However, if you are younger than 50 and feel you could offer valuable support, please do apply or contact us to discuss further.
It is important that you have good people skills, communication skills, patience, and can offer a regular commitment of a few hours per week (weekly or fortnightly). This role requires PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) scheme membership, which will be handled and processed by us.
We provide our volunteers with comprehensive training, on-going support, and volunteer expenses.
***UPDATE: current campaign now live with a closing date of Wednesday 15th March 2023
CHS are recruiting for volunteers across Scotland to help support Scotlands most vulnerable infants, children and young people. We are looking for a diverse range of enthusiastic people aged 18 and over who can show empathy, compassion, trust and who have great listening skills.
Panel Members are volunteers from local communities who take part in childrens hearings. Their role is to listen and make legal decisions with and for infants, children and young people. They are there to ensure that the young person is at the heart of every decision made – because every decision, no matter how big or small, has an impact on the life of the child or young person in the hearing.
CHS offer a great training and development programme and have a very supportive and experienced team who will help you along your journey in becoming a panel member.
More details: www.chscotland.gov.uk
To find out more about the role come along to our virtual information evening on Thursday 23rd February 2023 at 7pm.
To register a place to be sent the Microsoft Teams link please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This volunteer role is specifically focused on creating a space online where young people across Scotland can chat together, share ideas, raise issues and have fun! This opportunity is open to any young person aged 18-25 across Scotland with Type 1 diabetes. You will be given support and training to run this group and for other skills needed to be a peer supporter.
What you will be doing
Attend project activities and meetings with the other Peer Supporters over zoom to design and oversee the project.
Share ideas about what would make a difference to the life of young people with Type 1 Diabetes.
Alongside your fellow Peer Support volunteers, you will plan and moderate conversation on a large scale with young people across Scotland
Promoting the project to young people across Scotland
Moderate and interact with young people with Type 1 Diabetes from across Scotland on our digital stay connected working group.
Plan and suggest discussion topics, conversation and competitions that your group can take part in
This is an great opportunity for a young person aged 18-24 to co-design and deliver a series of wellbeing workshops for young people aged 13-24 with type 1 diabetes. These workshops will explore the Five Ways to Wellbeing and what these mean for young people with type 1. We are hoping to recruit people from across Scotland to deliver these workshops and to help us design and write the activities and session plans. This is part of our Youth Peer support project - Type 1 Youth: Connect, Support and Share, and you will be part of a wider volunteering team.
Active Schools in Moray provides opportunities for children and young people to participate in school sport and activities. Our aim is to get all children in Moray active, in and out of school, so that it benefits their health, confidence and social skills.
We offer a range of extra-curricular clubs before, during and after school that are designed to increase children’s levels of physical activity.
We are looking for volunteers who would be interested in assisting or leading these activity sessions. If you or someone you know has -
A passion for sport
An interest in working with children
An interest in gaining new experiences
An interest in providing new opportunities
An interest in giving something back to the community
Then please get in touch by emailing us: http://sportinmoray.co.uk/mcsh/active-schools/contact-us/
We can provide our volunteers with -
✅ Voluntary hours towards Duke of Edinburgh/Saltire Awards
✅ Hours towards college/uni placements
✅ Free qualifications and coaching courses
✅ References for college/uni/job applications
✅ PVG applications
✅ Full support with all admin work (registers, risk assessments, festival/tournament entry)
✅ Full coaching equipment and resources
✅ Support and mentoring throughout
You can decide how often you would like to volunteer, we are flexible in our approach and we will work around your availability. Sessions include a variety of sport and activity -- from badminton to football, from dodgeball to trampolining, from netball to table tennis, from general fitness training to skipping -- or perhaps there's a sport that you have experience of, that you would like young people to try. Volunteers can choose to help at a lunch time, or after school, or even during school holidays. You can give as little as 45 minutes a week.
Aberlour Options Moray offer a safe, homely environment for children with disabilities to come and stay for a short break that gives their families a rest from their caring role. Volunteer Drivers can help support the service by assisting children and young people with travel during their stay. This can involving picking children up from their home with a staff member, taking them home after their stay, or helping them to access their regular activities while staying with the respite service.
The impact you can make...
Being away from home can be a daunting experience for children and young people. Volunteer Drivers play a key role in helping children and young people feel comfortable, secure and at ease from the beginning of their stay and throughout. Volunteer Drivers can impact on a child or young person’s experience through positive interactions, supporting them to participate in new experiences and to have an enjoyable stay with Aberlour Options Moray.
The benefits to you...
Volunteer Drivers can gain valuable experience of working with children with complex needs, and learning how to support and encourage them to participate in activities. Volunteers can develop their own skills and confidence in working with others, while being part of a supporting and engaging staff team.