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Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering
The Youth Radio Network is an online digital platform for young people ages 13 - 25 years old. Our vision is to teach, empower and entertain young people through the power of music and digital technology. This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we build our digital radio station which is directed and run by young people. We have an ambitious programme that aims to make a difference to communities across the UK by helping young people to develop their skills, interests and employability. We are looking to appoint a volunteer Graphic Designer to help build our organisation brand to the next level including the development and delivery of our Marketing strategies for The Youth Radio Network.
Home-based volunteering, Board/trustee role
The Youth Radio Network’s vision is to empower, teach and entertain young people, aged 13 to 25 years, through the power of music and digital technology, opening doors to the broadcast industries, and to become more employable helping them to get the best start in life.
The Youth Radio Network is a digital place where young people can easily access and develop their skills and interests. It acts as a sounding board for youth news and issues and promotes all youth organizations. The Youth Radio Network's vision is to teach, empower and entertain young people aged 13 - 25 years old through the power of music and digital technology. We are looking to appoint a volunteer Head of Marketing, Fundraising and Development to help build our organisation to the next level including understanding the vision and mission of The Youth Radio Network, the Head of Marketing, Fundraising & Development (volunteer role) will be responsible for the development and delivery of our marketing and fundraising strategies for The Youth Radio Network.
Home-based volunteering, Board/trustee role
The Youth Radio Network is an online digital platform for young people ages 13 - 25 years old. Our vision is to teach, empower and entertain young people through the power of music and digital technology. This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we build our digital radio station which is directed and run by young people. We have an ambitious programme that aims to make a difference to communities across the UK by helping young people to develop their skills, interests and employability.
We are looking to appoint a volunteer Head of Broadcasting to help build our organisation to the next level including the development and delivery of our broadcasting strategies for The Youth Radio Network.
Youth Radio Network is to be a place where young people can easily access tools from which they can develop their skills and interests. It will also act as a sound board for youth news and issues and promote all youth organisations. It also opens up many doors for young people in to the broadcasting industries. The music focus will be current chart hits. As we build up a listener base they will hopefully influence the music we play. It would be great to have the station as interactive as possible. Youth Radio Network’s focus will be on young people, and Topical issues such as Bullying, Racism, LGBT and many more. The music output will be current chart music, as well as playing any young artists/bands from across the world. The aim is to have it sounding fresh and upbeat and something that young people feel; they can get involved in. We will also showcase any young musicians or artists or bands through this.
We are looking to appoint a volunteer presenter / DJ to help build our organisation to the next level and give more young people a voice and access to the broadcasting industry!
All you need to have is a laptop / PC with a strong WiFi connection.
Your priorities will include:
Presenting and producing a radio show for The Youth Radio Network
Who we are looking for a volunteer who is:
We are looking for a diverse range of young people to join us and become the DJ on The Youth Radio Network.
Be a good talker
Be a good listener
Be able to think on your feet
The Scottish Medicines Consortium, part of Health Improvement Scotland, are looking to recruit a volunteer to the role of Public Partner. Public Partners ensure the voices of the public inform and influence decision-making in the appraisal of new medicines in NHSScotland.
Skills needed for this role include:
•a sound judgement and ability to weigh up clinical and health economic evidence in order to reach an objective and impartial conclusion
•the ability to express ideas concisely and ask challenging questions, and
•the ability to share views clearly and sensitively from a public perspective.
Significant preparation time is also required for reading SMC meeting papers.
As a full voting member of the SMC Committee, Public Partners are required to attend monthly committee meetings. These take place over an afternoon on the first Tuesday of every month in Glasgow.
Public Partners are also expected to attend a small number of other key meetings throughout the year. Volunteers must live in Scotland. While the role of Public Partner is voluntary, expenses will be paid and training will be provided.
More information on the role of Public Partners is available on the SMC website https://www.scottishmedicines.org.uk/about-us/public-involvement/public-partners/
If you know anyone who could dedicate some time to volunteering for this important task or to request an application pack, please contact Kate Russell on 0141 225 6874 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or hcis.SMCPublicInvolvement@nhs.net.
The closing date for applications is 12pm, Monday 20 January 2020.
Be the key contact for fundraising in your local community to raise money from a variety of activities such as collections, social events and Tea Parties.
• Organising and attending events such as the Great Guide Dogs Tea Party, Pub Quizzes and collections in your local area
• Encouraging local businesses, schools and groups to name their own guide dog puppy
• Building relationships with local networks, socials groups, schools and businesses to encourage them to host their own event in support of Guide Dogs
• Working as part of Guide Dogs’ fundraising team with staff and volunteers
• Liaising with Community Fundraiser informing them of events in your area
• Making sure your fundraising policies and procedures are followed.
• Ensuring income raised from events is banked in a timely manner.
• Ensuring that any information provided by Guide Dogs is cascaded to relevant supporters or volunteers.
Assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs.
• Street collections on ‘flag’ days
• Help on stalls at local events
• Take Collection Boxes to local businesses
• Attending local events organised by Branches or Community Fundraiser and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
• Count donations
• Fundraisers are usually members of the local fundraising group
As Treasurer, you are a key member of your local fundraising group. You will need to record income and expenditure of the group, bank funds regularly and keep the members up to date with fundraising income totals. This includes:
• Maintaining accurate records of all income and expenditure by the Group.
• To assign correct Guide Dogs banking codes to all donations.
• To bank all funds donated to Guide Dogs promptly.
• To complete and issue receipts to donors.
• Attend Group meetings and advise members current levels of income and expenditure
• Monitor levels of expenditure, ensuring prompt claims for reimbursement of the Float Account.
• Ensure that the Float Account does not become overdrawn.
• Apply for soft credits and gift aid via your local Mobility Team.
• Maintaining records of where Guide Dogs Counter Top Boxes and life sized dogs are placed locally - working with your Group’s Collecting Box Co-Ordinator(s) and submitting the list by December 31st of each year to the Community Fundraiser
• To respond to requests made by Guide Dogs Finance department.
• Keeping Group fiscal records for 6 years in accordance with HMRC guidelines and to ensure that all Group records are available for the Community Fundraiser, Group members or any other independent examiner as requested by Guide Dogs.
This is an exciting time to join our Board, in addition to contributing your own skills, knowledge and experience, you will have the opportunity to access training and develop new skills whilst playing a crucial role in continuing to shape the future of our organisation. As a Board member you will provide support to statically manage the organisation and uphold the interests of the local community by ensuring that service delivery reflects their needs. Ideally, we are currently looking for people who:
• Live or work in Craigshill or close by
• Have a genuine interest in the future of community services in the area and;
• Have between 4 and 6 hours to spare each month
To ensure a friendly, welcoming and responsive reception for all visitors to the National Breeding Centre and Training Schools.
• Welcoming individuals and groups at the centre
• To provide an informative and consistent tour for all visitors, delivering Guide Dogs’ key messages and encouraging interaction from tour groups
• Providing health & safety and general site information
• Ensuring all Centre visitors are recorded on arrival
• Providing a tour of the visitor centre or site in line with training
• Operating DVD / TV screens
• Liaising with Visitor Centre Coordinator for any requirements, queries or concerns
• Providing information and sponsorship leaflets
• Serving refreshments as required
• Taking cash and credit card transactions, and presenting the trading area in a tidy way
The role will be based at the Guide Dogs Training Centre located in Forfar, Angus*