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The role involves sharing your own experiences of living with Borderline Personality Disorder with groups of participants and helping to facilitate training workshops. You will need good communication skills, lived experience of BPD , and be willing to share personal experiences with people from a variety of different backgrounds. A strong sense of commitment and willingness to travel throughout the Lothians are also important.
CAPS /LEARN will provide training and mentoring for this role.
“The group management team members are volunteers who each have equal say in setting priorities, selection the films to be shown each year and resolving issues.
Usually, but not necessarily, the also volunteer in other Cinema role(s).
Attending around 4 evening Cinema Group Meetings per year and helping deliver action points outside of this time.”
• Receive food donations from members of the public and thank them
• Ensure that incoming stock is checked, weighed, and recorded
• Sort food by date and type, removing any items that are damaged or out-of-
• Ensure that food is checked weekly and rotated as required
• Notify the Chair or other member of the steering committee when food stock is low so that appeals
can be made for these items
• Keep store area clean and tidy at all times
• Prepare stock orders for the foodbank centre and/or emergency food boxes, as appropriate
• Report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the Chair
To assist members attending The Carron Stroke Chest and Heart Group. This can include helping to set up and clear the room when needed, helping with teas and coffees, participating and helping members to take part in safely organised activities whilst maintaining confidentiality of the group.
We are looking for people to provide a 'kindness call' to help people have social contact to reduce social isolation and lonliness; this can be done through our new telephone check in service, text message or facetime call to our Peer Group membership or Rehabilitation Support Service Users.
This role could also entail doing some shopping, dog walking or collecting medication where it is safe to do so, in compliance with current offical guidance. Please note that you would only be able to take on these extra duties if you are not classed in the vulnerable category (anyone recommended to receive a flu jag).
This role involves collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies for someone who is self-isolating, and delivering these sullies to thier home.
The Smugglers Inn is an independent hostel run by the local Tomintoul and Glenlivet community development trust and all surplus profits are reinvested back into the community, so volunteering here really does make a difference to our rural economy! The hostel is a busy place, receiving guest from around the world. It comprises 24 beds and is located in the Cairngorms National Park. We are looking for sociable, hardworking and flexible volunteers to help out between our opening season from April and October. The work will involve helping to clean and tidy the hostel, occasional food preparation and greeting and checking in our guests.
We are keen to create a community garden space and are looking for people interested in gardening, willing to learn or to teach. Want to be part of a social group, have fun and not afraid of having your hands dirty? This is an opportunity for you then!
Things you would do:
*Planting flowers, plants, vegetables, trees.
*Making areas with bird houses, feeding trays
*Keeping the place tidy.
*Putting nice ornaments in place.
*Sourcing benches for people to sit and relax
*Watering the plants
*Coming up with ideas to make the place look nice
*Hanging baskets around the centre
*Making our grounds look nice, tidy, colourful
People would meet on Tuesday, but feel free to come any day as the garden will require attention everyday.
This is a great opportunity to learn/teach how to garden, spend time outside, meet new people.
All volunteers are greatly appreciated and provided with excellent support. Please contact us to find out how you can help, join our fantastic team of volunteers and make a real difference in the community: Email: email@example.com / Tel: 01224 325191 / Website: http://www.inchgarth.org/
Day Centre Assistants foster a friendly and supportive atmosphere within the group by:
Welcoming and accompanying/escorting older people on the premises.
Arranging and or facilitating appropriate activities during groups sessions.
Offering support and assistance to enable all members to participate as full as they wish in the activities.
Serving pre-prepared meals and teas and coffees.
Washing and tidying up.
Occasional escorting on community transport.
This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. The main element of the role is to deliver or collect wheelchairs to/from people’s homes supporting them to maintain their independence, or you could choose to support members of the public from varying locations around the hub area (e.g. often using partner supermarket car parks) to enable them to obtain a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. You could also be driving between hub and spoke locations to transfer stock. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes driving. It will involve driving a Red Cross or hire vehicle.
Typical tasks include:
Delivering and collecting wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) – including overdue equipment (you will be driving a transit Van style vehicle up to and including a long Wheel Based version). You might also be driving to pre-arranged locations to operate a ‘pop up’ spoke.
Loading and Unloading wheelchairs ready for daily runs.
Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment)
Setting up and operating the mobile ‘pop up’ spoke.
Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs
Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment)
Using a computer-based stock control system
Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts
Signposting to other Red Cross services/provider (including the Mobility Aids Retail website)
These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator.