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Aberdeen Arts Centre is looking for volunteers to help support our Panto performances of Rapunzel over the festive period.
A fantastic, enjoyable opportunity to help the Aberdeen Arts Centre during an exciting time of the year. Full guidance and support is provided to all volunteers. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated.
If you’d like to know more, please get in touch with Tanya at email: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for an information evening on Wednesday 6th December.
Various Boys Brigade Groups across West Lothian are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help lead games and sporty activities for their children and young people aged between 5 and 18 years old. The group meets on Thursday evenings during term-time, taking part in a wide range of activities including crafts, games, sports, cooking, life skills and community projects.
To assist in the running of our children's group which is for children from primary one to primary six. We play games sing song and do crafts.
To assist in the running of our youth group which is for children primary seven to third year
Are you a good listener, non-judgemental and empathetic with an ability to relate to traumatic life experiences that some of the children/young people referred to us may have faced?
Befriend a Child is a local charity that provides 1:1 befriending and mentoring services for school aged children and young people. We recruit caring adults who act as role models for school-aged children who face some kind of disadvantage. They spend time together on a 1:1 basis, talking, sharing and having fun. Could that be you?
If you are reliable and fun-loving, with a positive disposition and you can commit to sparing a few hours each month, you could make a huge difference in a young person’s life.
There are a number of fantastic benefits to becoming a volunteer with Befriend a Child such as:
• Access to training and upskilling opportunities
• The chance to play an active role in shaping the future of a child or young person
• Ongoing support from our expert team
• The opportunity to build transferable skills for your future and career
• The chance to expand your horizons and try new activities
• Being part of an amazing volunteer community
All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more information/to register your interest please visit https://www.befriendachild.org.uk/Listing/Category/volunteer-with-us and/or email us at email@example.com
Santa is looking for some enthusiastic, fun-loving volunteer Elves to help him in his workshop in Bon Accord Centre Aberdeen this Christmas.
Elves will meet and greet children and their families, check bookings, ensure gifts are ready to be handed out, introduce children to Santa, prepare and take photographs, sell Charlie House merchandise and photo packages, and ensure that the workshop is clean and tidy. There will always to a Chief Elf on hand to keep any mischievous elves in order!
This is a busy and fun role where you will be helping to make special Christmas memories for local families.
You will also be helping to raise funds for Charlie House. The charity was founded in 2011 with the goal of improving quality of life for babies, children and young people in the North-east of Scotland who have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and to provide support for their families.
A fantastic opportunity to help. All help (and Christmas Elves) makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact us at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01224 313333.
As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. The Treasurer will be accountable for the finances of Clyde Scouts, providing oversight to the finance team.
What are we looking for?
You will be able to devote around 2-4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls in relation to fulfilling this role. Much of this time may be in the evening or at weekends and can be actioned over zoom or call.
Eligible to hold the role of a charity trustee and no envisaged barriers to obtaining enhanced PVG status
Find out more by downloading the vacancy pack.
Purpose of the role
The Treasurer will be accountable for the finances of Clyde Scouts, providing oversight to the finance team and ensuring that all financial matters are managed in line with regulatory requirements. Treasurer
• Experience of managing finance and accounts at a senior level,
• Excellent organisational skills, supported by strong commercial acumen.
• An accountancy qualification (chartered accountant)
• Experience of managing accounts for a charity would also be an advantage.
• An understanding of the type of work undertaken by the charity and commitment to the values and ethos of Clyde Scouts
• Demonstrable experience of building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues to achieve organisational objectives.
• An interest in Scouting would be beneficial.
• You will be able to devote around 2-4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls in relation to fulfilling this role. Much of this time may be in the evening or at weekends.
• Eligible to hold the role of a charity trustee and no envisaged barriers to obtaining enhanced PVG status
• Act as Treasurer for Clyde Scouts
• Manage and monitor the financial activities of the charity in conjunction with the Accountant, and report to the Regional Executive Committee.
• Provide the Regional Executive Committee with regular reports on the creation of budgets and financial planning, to allow appropriate monitoring of these.
• Oversee the preparation of the Annual Statement of Accounts for independent examination (or audit) and approval by the Regional Executive Committee and present these at the Annual General Meeting.
• Oversee the process of audit, as appropriate, of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with the Scouts ‘Policy, Organisation and Rules’.
• Protect the assets and integrity of the charity, with regard to best practice.
• Maintain good relations with Clyde Scouts staff, and with volunteers.
• Ensure that the charity remains in a financially sustainable position and has appropriate reserves.
• Ensure that the charity has appropriate accounting procedures and controls in place and that the financial procedures are up to date and reviewed as necessary.
• Review the process of any internal controls and oversee the implementation of any recommendations. • Oversee and review the charities financial risk register.
• Oversee the investment policy of the charity and liaise with the Investment managers.
• Oversee the insurance requirements of the charity and recommend review outcomes to the Regional Executive Committee following any tendering process
• Review any business cases for capital expenditure from the Senior Leadership Team and advise the Regional Executive Committee, as appropriate
• Support the Accountant and Chief Operating officer in reviewing the commercial operations of the charity to minimise financial risk and reporting to Regional Executive Committee.
• Fulfil such other duties and assignments as may be required from time to time by the Regional Executive Committee.
• Engage with members at other levels in Scouting.
Reporting lines and relationships:
• The Treasurer is an elected appointment and a charity trustee of Clyde Scouts.
• The Treasurer reports to the Regional Executive Committee.
• The Treasurer will require to work closely with: • Chief Operating Officer • Accountant • Members of the Senior Leadership Team • Other Trustees • Relevant Volunteers
Being a Community Facilitator is all about delivering a variety of lifesaving first aid skills in community engagement workshops and projects, within local communities, and primary and secondary schools. A lot of these projects involve talking about and demonstrating the basics of first aid to community groups that can include children, young people, and vulnerable adults.
An example of events you could be delivering a first aid talk and demo to, are primary and secondary schools, small university groups, local community groups, charities, summer fairs, shopping centres. Some of the skills you could be teaching include how to provide CPR and apply a defib, different bandages and how to use them, and basic information on various health conditions. Not only that but all the training needed, is provided by us at no cost to you!
A fantastic opportunity to help. All volunteers make a real difference and are greatly appreciated.
There are thousands of possibilities available to you through Girlguiding Scotland. Leadership, skills, challenges and adventures are all found and made whilst with Girlguiding Scotland
Supporting staff to plan and facilitate group activities for primary aged children in Kinship care, this group volunteering role would suit someone who is confident and enthusiastic and wants to work with young people.
The volunteering role would be from 4pm to 6.30pm every Tuesday during term time, and would support the facilitator to set up the activity and clean up afterwards.
There may be additional opportunities during the school holidays.