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Friends For Life 6-11yrs Club: Helping with a range of activities at VSA's Saturday Fun Club from 12.30 - 2.30pm with children with additional support needs
Activities include helping,preparing, and taking part in, construction games e.g.: lego, play bricks, educational activities, sensory play, board games, arts & crafts, music & dance, indoor and outdoor play
The club is established, lively and has a good welcoming atmosphere.
For further details please email email@example.com / tel.: 01224 212021
Children's Panel members are ordinary people like you who have chosen to do something extraordinary. Children's Panel members make decisions about the welfare of vulnerable children and young people and what needs to be done to support and protect children and young people.
Being a member of the Children's Panel could change your life, and make a difference to someone else's. Many people join because they want to make a valuable contribution to their community. Others enjoy the skills development that membership of the Children's Panel can bring. Many of the skills that make a good panel member are also highly valued in the workplace such as negotiation, leadership, communication and teamwork.
You don't need any formal qualifications. You just need to care.
We are now recruiting 550 new panel members to serve across Scotland. Have you got what it takes?
BEING A PANEL MEMBER IN ABERDEEN:
If you have any queries, or would just like to chat to someone about volunteering in the Children’s Hearings System, please contact the Clerk to the Area Support Team:
NAME: Mark Masson
TEL: 01224 522989
NAME: Cheryl Nevill
TEL: 01224 522113
For more details and to apply to join the panel in your local area please visit www.childrenspanelscotland.org
To help with Youth Club Activities which develops the social skills and well-being of young people. Volunteers can help with sport activities, crafts, games or general supervision of young people
What will I be doing?
Aberlour Options Aberdeen support children who have complex needs through fun activities, regularly day trips and adventures. Adventure Buddy Volunteers support these activities, engaging with children either in groups or on a 1:1 basis and encouraging participation. Adventure Buddy Volunteers support staff to plan, prepare and run outings and activities. This may include outdoor activities such as trips to the park or the beach, or in-house activities such as arts and crafts or playing board games.
The impact you can make
Trying new activities can be a daunting experience for children and young people. As an Adventure Buddy, you can play an active role in encouraging children to take part in activities, develop confidence and experience new opportunities. By taking part in an activity together, volunteers can motivate and reassure children, and form trusting relationships.
The benefits to you
Adventure Buddy Volunteers gain valuable experience of working with children with complex needs, and learning how to support and encourage them to try something new. Volunteers can develop their own skills and confidence in working with others, while being part of a supporting and engaging staff team.
Adventure Buddy Volunteers typically support either in-house activities, day-trips or outings once a fortnight.
If you are interested in this role, please enquire or apply now.
We want you to help us run our shop to help us raise as much money and awareness as we can for Save the Children’s work.The role of a Shop Volunteer is to help run the shop on their shift, following agreed daily processes
alongside other Shop Volunteers and taking direction from the Shift Leader.
This is likely to include:
• Greeting and serving customers
• Processing till sales and credit card transactions, including refunds
• Visual merchandising and window dressing
• Accepting donations and promoting Gift Aid
• Opening and closing the shop, including cashing up
• Sorting through donations and preparing stock for the shop floor
• Entering Gift Aid donors onto the database and printing Gift Aid labels
• Processing volunteer applications
• Keeping the shop floor and communal areas clean and tidy.
All Shop Volunteers are expected to be able to cover all of the general shop processes but in addition,
may also have the options to be able to specialise in a particular role depending on their skills and
• Health & Safety- mainly daily/weekly check and alarm testing
• Books or Bric-a-brac specialist- valuation and merchandising
• PAT tester- for electrical items, record keeping, safeguarding
• Upcycling - crafts
Bud is Poppyscotland’s brand new vehicle for exploration and learning, a truck that transforms into a mobile community space, comprising a mini poppy factory, micro-museum and with interactive learning opportunities.
Bud is an interactive experience that encourages visitors to create their personal remembrance journey through exploring the exhibits. It is helping us keep remembrance relevant all year round.
>About the opportunity:
As a Bud Veteran Volunteer, you will support the delivery of the Bud project when Bud is in your area. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:
-Carrying out talks to groups (schools, girl guides, brownies, cubs, cadets etc.) members of the public and community organisations who are visiting Bud, or who you are visiting
-Actively engage with small groups of visitors, answering questions about Bud and remembrance
-Taking part in group discussions about the challenges – both positive and negative - faced by the Armed Forces community
-To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the Bud Team
-Encourage people to complete the on-board evaluation at end of visit
-Inform people of volunteering opportunities available through Bud project
-Support the staff team in set up and take down at visits and events. Support staff in the delivery of activities with schools, groups and public visitors
>Benefits for you:
-Carrying out a range of interesting and rewarding duties
-Having access to appropriate training for the role
-You will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of new people
-Building on your existing skills and developing new ones
-Being part of a friendly, committed team
-Attending local events
A fantastic opportunity to help PoppyScotland and be part of the exciting Bud Project. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. For more details please contact Sandra Comrie, Bud Volunteer Support Coordinator at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 0141 338 6580.
Over 120 shops currently raise £7 million a year to improve the lives of disadvantaged children worldwide but we need you to help us develop this. It's a challenging role and you'll be hugely rewarded through running a close and committed team of volunteers, meeting a huge range of people and using your skills to really make a difference to the lives of children. Your role will include: Building the reputation of the shop in the local area Helping to make the shop a friendly and welcoming place.
When you take part in a volunteering project through Concordia, you can be sure you’ll be making a real difference to a community, and to yourself. For nearly 70 years now, we've provided volunteering and work opportunities overseas and here in the UK. Today we work with 80 like minded, non-profit partner organisations from 60 countries, to offer medium and short term community volunteering, around the world. A selection of projects is available for teenagers aged 16 and 17. Types of international volunteer projects include conservation, restoration, archaeology, construction, arts, children’s play-schemes and teaching.
Board and accommodation is free of charge for projects in Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea. For projects in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa volunteer pay an extra on arrival fee of approx. £150/200 that covers food and accommodation, as well as funding the programme in the country.
Teapot Trust is a Scottish charity providing a UK wide programme of art therapy and creative interventions for chronically ill children in hospitals and hospices. We have a team of professional art therapists working across Scotland and London, including Royal Aberdeen’s Children's Hospital.
We are currently looking for volunteers to raise awareness and help to increase our presence in Aberdeen. Teapot Trust want to recruit representatives to volunteer at local events such as tea parties, sponsored runs/walks and give talks about the work we do. Volunteers could also help run an arts and crafts table, manage collecting cans and sell merchandise. We always welcome new fundraising ideas and will provide support and training depending on the event.
Depending on skill set we are looking for a volunteer to manage other volunteers on a local basis.
Excellent support is provided to all volunteers. A member of staff from Teapot Trust will explain to new volunteers what is required for each role and give training for relevant areas. There will be a named member of staff volunteers can also contact if they require support or wish to discuss their volunteering role.
Fantastic opportunities to assist and help the Teapot Trust make a real difference for children and young people in Aberdeen. All volunteer help is greatly appreciated. For further details please contact Kirsty Moore at E Mail: email@example.com or Tel: 0131 273 4340.
Tayside Dynamos Powerchair Football Club is Community based club run by volunteers in the Dundee and Angus area. We are actively recruiting players and supporters of all ages and experience and we would welcome the opportunity to work with you to develop your Powerchair skills in a friendly sport based club environment.
Powerchair Football as a sport is a fantastic opportunity to build confidence, social skills, chair skills and work as part of a team. You can find out more about the sport in Scotland and it’s exciting developments by visiting www.thespfa.org