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Are you excited about saving nature and making a difference for future generations?
Nature is struggling, but if we pull together we can make a real difference. Every year our fantastic pin badge volunteers help to raise valuable funds which allow us to manage a variety of projects in East Scotland. Through our iconic pin badges we have raised over £6 million since 1997. We have volunteers placing pin badges in pubs, garden centres, and tourist attractions.
Are you a good coordinator who likes to get out in the local community?
We are urgently looking for enthusiastic, organised individuals, with good communications skills and knowledge of Dundee to become Pin Badge Minders.
Can you spare around 6-10 hours per month? Visit and manage 5- 10 pin badge boxes. Regularly bank the money from the pin badge boxes. Use a simple online system to record your activities.
If you would be interested in this rewarding role, where you will be making a difference in East Scotland then we would love to hear from you.
After all, if there is no home for nature, there will be no nature. Help us give nature a home.
Are you a friendly person who enjoys meeting lots of new people? Why not become the welcoming face of the Forth Environment Link Community Hub?
Forth Environment Link are looking for volunteers who would like to staff the welcome desk and be the first point of call for people coming into the building. You would deal with face to face queries, answer the phone and help the team with some administration tasks.
Ideally, a small team of volunteers would work together to cover the reception hours of 1030-330 Wed/Thurs/Fri, we would be happy to have a chat about how your availability could fit with the role.
Forth Environment Link are looking for enthusiastic, experienced gardeners who would be interested in helping to develop our community garden and becoming Gardening Team Leaders. Are you an experienced gardener who enjoys working with others and sharing your knowledge. Join FEL and help to create a community kitchen garden.
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.
Aberdeen Climate Action is an organisation run 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 organisation and help us with 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. We need people with all sorts of different talents – the most important aspect is the fact that you are willing to muck in and ‘do’. Good support is provided to all new volunteers e.g.: volunteers will have a mentor, who will be on hand to give support, advice and assistance, as needed.
If you’re interested just come along to our meetings and you can meet us all and see for yourself. A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. For more details please contact: Alison Stuart (Director and Chair) email: email@example.com / Tel: 07779279583
Be part of something incredible!
Spend a week in the Scottish Highlands, growing trees, planting trees, monitoring wildlife and supporting other vital work which helps restore the Caledonian Forest. Trees for Life is an award winning conservation charity, working to restore the Caledonian forest which now covers just 1% of its former extent.
Projects for the year 2020 include: Rewilding Dundreggan and tree planting in the incredible Glen Affric.
Conservation weeks usually run from Saturday to Saturday during the spring and autumn – from March to May and September to November. Join up to 9 other volunteers and 2 fully trained leaders to carry out work such as tree planting, fence removal, seed collection and work in our tree nursery. Spend a week getting back to nature doing something worthwhile, in stunning locations. There is a charge for costs on Conservation weeks, to cover food, accomodation and transport, however, subsidised rates are available.
If you don't have time for a Conservation week, why not join us for a day trip instead? Volunteers from Moray and the Highlands are needed for our Conservation days out. Out programme. These are free of charge, with all tools and transport provided by Trees for Life. Contact the office for more details.
We are looking for someone to come in to our office to provide Community Admin Support, Offering general administrative support you should have Good IT Skills be familiar with Microsoft packages such as Word and Excel, have great customer and organisational skills and be able to manage and prioritise multiple tasks. You should have good telephone, communication and listening skills and be good with members of the public.
Office Tasks-Processing incoming and outgoing mail, prepare reports and answering phones, logging messages and directing calls to the appropriate person, maintain office supplies. Maintain relevant management documentation as well as updating document register as and when required
Finance-Updating the Petty Cash file, recording the details on each receipt and file them in the appropriate place, update cost files, scanning and saving the paperwork prior to emailing, review invoice list for payment and contact for payment if required.
Volunteering-Update volunteer contact details working with the lead volunteers and community workers to make sure the contact details are recorded in the attendance file. Update records from induction to exit and store as part of our Data Protection Policy.
Workshop-Print workshop activity sheets including the register required by lead volunteers or community workers, file completed paperwork in the appropriate place.
To help deliver our current waste projects, Zero Waste Leith and Waste Free Edinburgh.
Typical activities we might ask our volunteers to carry out, usually alongside a member of staff, include: Hosting a stall / attending a community event; Delivering or supporting the delivery of a talk or workshop to a community group; Interviewing people about waste and recycling habits on their doorstep or in public places; Office administration tasks; Developing resources, monitoring and recording the number of bins presented on recycling days.
You will be part of the Changeworks Waste Wise Volunteer team, supporting one of the waste projects - Zero Waste Leith.
Key taks include:
• Visit local businesses and engage on waste and circular economy issues, such as inviting them to join our business charter
• Engaging with staff in local businesses and when at events, listening to their needs and signposting to relevant waste advice
• Distributing resources such as leaflets and stickers
• Capturing photos for social media
• Recording completed visits and keeping membership list updated
• Adding new businesses to online maps • Follow up with interested businesses who haven’t joined yet, and charter members to provide support and encourage progress
As a Heat Hero volunteer you will deliver face to face advice and support at home visits, helping people understand how to better control energy usage in their homes, so that they can better afford their heating. Wheelchair users are welcome to apply though may be called upon less frequently as not all properties to be visited will have wheelchair access.