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We need people to report their squirrel sightings so that we can assess where the threat is prevalent. You can report sightings of both red and grey squirrels at scottishsquirrels.org.uk
We also need people to get actively involved in red squirrel conservation. There is a role for everyone and full training is provided:
• surveying and monitoring of local woods
• raising public awareness and engaging the community (including running events and social media)
• group administration duties
• data management and IT
• grey squirrel control
Last updated 9 hours ago
FRESH Community Wellness is a registered charity (OSCR-Office of Scottish Charity Regulator charity number SCO51346).
We are currently working to help engage the community and we are seeking more friendly volunteers to reach residents who may be looking for safe, free options. Anyone of any ability can volunteer with us in some way. We are working in several partnerships which include Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership, Keep Scotland Beautiful, Paths for All, Aberdeen City Council and many more.
Are you interested in health, wellness, caring for others, community gardening, food growing, nature, the environment, children’s activities, event planning, fundraising or sports and up for helping to regenerate an entire community? In addition to our community based activities, we also have multiple home-based volunteering options for graphic design, admin, website and social media editing. If you have a couple of hours free to spare each week and are enthusiastic about the idea of uniting communities and making the local area safe, tidy, and beautiful – then please do help us out.
We offer induction, training courses, as well as free PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) applications for our safeguarding process. We have the ability for immediate starts following application/references, to start the volunteer’s pathway.
This is an excellent opportunity to give back. Also, if you wish it is a great way to boost your CV and employment prospects. Brilliant way to volunteer for a college, university or work placement and gain skills. Most of all you will be making a real positive difference for people and the community, which will be greatly appreciated by all. As a registered Scottish charity, we are happy to issue references for your volunteering with ourselves.
For further details about helping volunteering with us please contact Elaine Campbell, Co-ordinator at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 07562689691.
Last updated 2 days ago
Bikeworks is looking for an enthusiastic, positive individual(s) with a passion for cycling and sustainability to enable the Board to take Bikeworks to the next level.
Bikeworks is based in Glenrothes and is involved in recycling/refurbishing donated bicycles and selling these at affordable prices to the least affluent in our community, whilst providing training to people with disabilities and long-term unemployment.
Bikeworks attracts volunteers from all walks of life and prides itself on being an inclusive organisation – a great environment for a new Board member to flourish and know that they are making a difference.
This is a real opportunity to make a difference to the environment and those individuals / groups who ordinarily would not have access to the benefits of cycling. As a Board Member you will have the opportunity to shape the strategy Bikeworks follows by participating in a forum that is open to new ideas, with the common goal to continue its success as a community-based charity run with a professional business-like approach.
Last updated 6 days ago
Who can resist the chance to help restore a 'lost' 15th century walled garden here in Edinburgh? Or to get fit without paying gym costs? We are keen to recruit volunteers for a wide variety of gardening tasks. You don't have to have specific gardening skills – enthusiasm counts. A wide variety of activities are involved in the restoration project – digging, clearing, weeding, planting, general repair and maintenance of sheds, greeting, helping with planning, harvesting seasonal produce being some of them.
Last updated 7 days ago
Our Heat Heroes help those at greatest risk of fuel poverty, to help them access support and manage their home energy more efficiently. Our volunteers undergo an extensive training programme in order to provide energy efficiency and behaviour change support and coaching to help people gain skills and improve the warmth of their homes. Anyone needing in-depth advice is referred for specialist help. Volunteers have the opportunity to provide advice face to face and remotely.
Last updated 8 days ago
Help look after the Water of Leith. Volunteers carry out practical conservation tasks along the river and walkway in conjunction with City of Edinburgh Council Natural Heritage Service. This could be a river clean-up, tree or wildflower planting, meadow cutting, invasive plant control (May-July), vegetation control, footpath maintenance. Children of all ages are welcome if supervised by an adult.
Last updated 11 days ago
Aonach Energy Services is the trading name of AMC (Aberdeen Multicultural Centre) Enterprises.
We are setting up a home energy services company covering a wide range of home energy service upgrades.
We need help to get the business up and running, selecting staff and getting quality management systems in place and supporting the team we take on to become self sufficient in running the business.
Anyone with experience in any and all aspects of business start-up and running is sought.
However, one skill especially sought is an electrician who may be retired or close to retirement who is still in certificates to act as mentor for an apprentice electrician
A full business plan and CFF is available and assistance in refining this will be very helpful.
For further details please contact Dave McGrath, Technical Advisor/Trustee Aberdeen Multicultural Centre at email email@example.com or tel.: 07768 230451.
Last updated 12 days ago
We are looking for volunteers who would like to learn about horticulture. Volunteers would assist with maintaining the growing space at the Blue Triangle as well as learning how to grow vegetables and other activities.
This involves anything from potting up in the greenhouse, weeding flower beds, planting seeds in beds, digging over soil, moving soil by wheelbarrows, breaking down of pallets to make use of wood ,watering plants and various other things related to gardening or recycling. Sanding and varnishing of wood for signage, it is for anyone who wishes to learn about gardening or growing food as well as local eco activities such as litter picking.
Last updated 12 days ago
At Duthie Park you will have the opportunity to work at one of best purposely designed gardens in Scotland.
You will be given the opportunity to help out with the day to day maintenance of the community gardens, planting and there will also be an opportunity to learn more about the history and heritage of the Park.
An ideal opportunity for those who are interested in a change in career, want to learn more about gardening or those who enjoy the outdoors, gardening or want to be a bit more active. You will be made to feel very welcome as we are a very friendly, dynamic group and greatly appreciate help that volunteers give.
This is a great, enjoyable opportunity to help in the local community and be involved in assisting in the exciting development of one of the best gardens in Scotland.
For more information please contact: Arthur Gill (Outreach & Training Officer) at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel.: 01224 585310.
Last updated 13 days ago
Aberdeen Multicultural Centre (AMC) is an outcome driven, user led charity, committed to making a positive impact on the lives of wider communities in Aberdeen. AMC encourages co-operation and integration amongst diverse community groups. AMC’s vibrant aims are to support communities from social, economic, welfare & environmental perspectives. AMC has run Climate Change projects for the last five years aimed at awareness raising and changing behaviours in relation to home energy efficiency, active travel, food waste, recycling and home gardening amongst diverse communities in Aberdeen. AMC has become cultural hub of communities in Aberdeen. AMC has been organising different cultural events such as International Mother Language Day, Aberdeen Mela- One World Day, Multicultural Burns Night etc. AMC also involved in different sports & physical activities such as Multicultural Football Festival, Multicultural Bike Rally, Wellbeing & Mindfulness Meditation Sessions, Relaxation & Chair base exercises for BAME older people etc.
Post Covid-19 recovery stage we are looking to go back to our normal operations and activities. Planning ahead we need a grant proposal writing volunteer’s support to our team.
A fantastic and exciting opportunity to assist in the continued successful development of Aberdeen Multicultural Centre and make a real difference for people and communities. All help is greatly appreciated.
For further information please contact Ahashan Habib, Centre Manager at E Mail: email@example.com or tel. 01224 561992.
Last updated 13 days ago