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The Bield is a Christian retreat and Conference Centre with an additional Barn gallery. It is open to people of all faiths or none and guests come for a day or longer, alone or in groups for rest and relaxation, reflection and retreat. As much produce as possible used in catering at the Bield is organic and homegrown. The volunteer will be part of a small team and help pick and process fruit and vegetables during the harvest season from July to the middle of November. The produce is used fresh and also for jams, chutneys, freezing and drying.
Helping to identify interesting topics around faith and belief to engage and attract participants. Helping to plan and advertise the event. Helping to run and manage the event on the evening. Welcoming guest ensuring everything is in place including room set up, speakers, food, evaluations forms and audio visual requirements.
Joining a friendly team who set up, prepare and serve hot drinks, home baking, soup at our Tuesday Pop Up Community Cafe which is open to the public from 10-1.30pm. Volunteers are asked to become part of a monthly rota where commitment can be for as little as 2 hours once a month but more often if desired. The cafe exists to build community cohesion and address loneliness and isolation. We ensure that everyone feels comfortable, welcomed and valued.
The Big Kirk Shop is a fantastic way of not only recycling unwanted and no longer used items but it also raises necessary funds for East & Old Parish Church. The shop is situated on East High Street in Forfar and the role includes cleaning and arranging stock both in the stock room as well as on the shop floor, serving customers and till operation as well as making sure the shop is kept clean and organised at all times.
The Bield is a Christian retreat centre, which welcomes people & groups from all walks of life and faiths. The gardens are part of the welcome and beauty and the vegetable patch supplies the kitchen with organic produce. A full-time gardener Monica, is responsible for the management of the garden.
The estate employs 2 fulll-time grounds staff who are assisted by 2 volunteers. The main job for the volunteers is maintaining the lawns and tidying the grounds. This involves lawn mowing in the walled garden and around the main house. In the autumn there is the clearing of leaves from paths and areas open to members of the public. In winter helping with the snow clearance and on wet days preparing firewood and kindling for the many wood burning stoves. Helping clen out the chicken shed and collecting eggs. Keeping the garden furniture clean and dry. You get a good introduction to general estate and gardens work and in the past we have filled vacancies from our volunteer pool. The estate is the home of the Bield Retreat Centre and is very well maintained. The quality of your work will often be admired and commented on by the many visitors.
The Bield is a Christian retreat and Conference Centre with an additional Barn gallery. It is open to people of all faiths or none and guests come for a day or longer, alone or in groups for rest and relaxation, reflection and retreat. It is very important to us to make our guests feel welcome and at home. Maintaining and looking after the indoor spaces is very much part of the ongoing welcome. The volunteer will assist the domestic staff with such tasks as laundry and pressing linen and in-depth cleaning of selected areas.
The Oxford Institute of British Islam (OIBI), Scottish Office in King Street, Aberdeen have exciting volunteer opportunities for people to assist as Admin / Accounts Volunteer(s).
Duties include general admin and office duties. Data Entry Training on software systems. Accounts payable/receivable. Telephone answering. This also includes any other duties appropriate to your skills and experience which may be identified. To provide administrative support to the Director and office.
Training is provided where people do not have the required skills.
This is a great opportunity to help and develop key skills and experience at the same time. All assistance is greatly appreciated.
For further details please contact Paigham Mustafa, Director / Founding Trustee at E Mail: email@example.com or Tel.: 01224 635616 *(shared office number with Bergen).
We have a great volunteer opportunity to join our excellent team of volunteers as a Cathedral Caretaker is responsible for the general upkeep and presentation of the Cathedral and associated properties. Duties will include:
*Routine maintenance and heavier-duty cleaning, supporting the existing cleaning team when appropriate;
*Conducting scheduled safety checks and tests in accordance with statutory requirements;
*Being a responsible key-holder for emergency access to the buildings
*Preparing venues and providing access to buildings for external-hire events; securing premises after the event;
*Being the primary contact and providing access to buildings for contractors and officials visiting the Cathedral;
*Ensuring all boilers / radiators are working efficiently and boilers are regularly inspected/serviced by a qualified tradesperson.
*Setting of heating in accordance with Cathedral diary of events
Relevant training and good support is provided to all volunteers, with all help greatly appreciated. For further details please contact Lynda Johnston, Cathedral Administrator at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel.: 01224 640119
There are several Crofter roles, all of which involve customer service. You may be asked to do any of the following: making sandwiches, setting up the café prior to opening, serving coffee, tea, soup etc. clearing tables. On occasion, you may also be asked to work the till, or assist in the kitchen. You will be given training, so no need to worry