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The workshop is a safe alcohol / drug free working environment. Our aims are to support our workers and where possible enable them to enter into mainstream employment.
Working in a supported workshop, assisting worker / volunteers with barriers to employment e.g. mental health, drugs / alcohol issues, to carry out assigned tasks.
We’re a new charity set up to help with the rescue and rehoming of cats. Our main aim is to build our own centre to do this and our whole team are committed to the care and welfare of cats. We work with other small charities to achieve this and our shop is raising funds to allow us to do this whilst helping rehome cats.
Our volunteers work in teams of two at all times in the shop. Serving the public, maintaining stock on shop floor, sorting donations handed into us at shop, keeping shop clean and neat at all times,
We do an induction at the shop with every volunteer, find suitable buddy for them, show how to sort donations ie separate, store and trash. They, if needed, will also be taught to operate the till.
Our morningshift is 10-1 and afternoon is 1-4.
We also need volunteer with a driving licence as we sometimes area asked to collect/deliver things from and to customer. Costs would be reimbursed
Able to work with other people, Pleasant, friendly and confident attitude would be advantageous for serving the public and being first point of contact with our charity.
Due to handling money and serving public we would ask for the volunteers to be over 18. Due to size of premises at the moment we can’t take someone in a wheelchair. Hopefully in the future
A busy social enterprise, supporting veterans and others with disabilities. We require assistance within our busy sales and administration office. Providing general support with filing, taking telephone calls, processing invoices as well as assisting with the hosting of guests and with wider activities in the business.
Depending on the availability of the individual, the role can develop to encompass more specialist skills.
>Who we are:
The African Council is an independent voluntary organisation with a mission to promote the social and economic welfare of African People.
We celebrate the best in African culture(s), history and values. We promote the attainment of education and life skills especially among Africans. We also advance active citizenship among Africans through engagement in civic and political process, institutions and leadership.
>Some of our projects:
1. Employment/Enterprise coaching events
• The event seeks to provide coaching and empowerment for Africans through education, guidance and support, to increase Africans involvement in employment, enterprise and entrepreneurship opportunities.
2. Civic and Political structures coaching events
• The event seeks to provide coaching that encourages and provides guidance to Africans, to increase involvement and participation of Africans in civic and political life in Scotland,
3. Engagement events
• Our engagement events seek to understand the challenges and barriers that Africans face in participating in all areas of Scottish life and ways to mitigate these challenges.
Volunteers are vital for delivering the African Council's projects and services. We are looking for volunteers to join our team and we currently have volunteering opportunities available in the following areas:
1. Website Support
2. Corporate Communications
3. Social Media Management
5. Digital marketing and advertising
6. Event planning, support and management
9. Help desk
>Benefits of volunteering with the African Council include:
1. Opportunities to learn new skills
2. Employability training
3. Meet new people
4. Networking opportunities
5. Flexible working times
6. Develop your skills and talent and turn it to something employers will be excited about
7. Boost your CV with relevant work experience\n8. Fun hangouts, as well as,
9. Satisfaction of being a part of team that will make a significant difference in Scotland
Fantastic opportunities to help at a very exciting time in the development of the African Council. All help is greatly appreciated.
For more information please contact Ca-ananay Maduka, Volunteer Coordinator at E Mail: email@example.com or Tel.: 01224 579218.
We are committed to supporting young people with changing their lives for the better via our youth and community programmes and dynamic sports centre, but we can’t do it on our own – and that’s where you can help! Transition Extreme's Volunteer Challenge is aiming to recruit a team of awesome volunteers to help us raise much needed funds!
By volunteering some of your time to help to support our work and raise some much needed funds, you can make a real difference to what we can offer our local youngsters and their communities.
If you are interested in volunteering your time or taking part in a local event to raise funds for the centre or even want to host your own fundraising event, please get in touch. All help is greatly appreciated and makes a real difference.
For more details please contact Sam Begg (Fundraising Manager) E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 01224 626279.
Moray Reach Out offers a quality embroidery service with a difference providing excellent quality goods whilst delivering a successful training programme for people with learning disabilities. Moray Reach Out's Embroidery & Fine Gifts is a social enterprise and one of three Moray Reach Out projects, which offers adults with learning disabilities and individuals recovering from health issues a supportive and safe working environment.
Moray Reach Out's Embroidery and Fine Gifts Shop in Elgin is looking for volunteers to help support their project. If you have knowledge of needlework, embroidery or craft work, and would enjoy sharing your skill with our trainees, then please get in touch. We are a friendly and welcoming team and look forward to hearing from you.
We are looking for Job Club Volunteers to assist job seekers in our Learning Centres in Elgin, Forres and Buckie Libraries. Job Club is held every Thursday in Elgin from 2-4pm, days and times for both Forres and Buckie to be decided, and is open to anyone who is looking to get back into work. Job Club is a structured time in our Learning Centres where job seekers can access staff assistance while applying or searching for jobs online, creating or revising resumes and cover letters, working on job logs and more.
Give a young person the opportunity to grow and dream big, by becoming a volunteer mentor with Mentoring Young Talent.
This programme supports young people in discovering and developing their talents to increase their employment options when they leave school or further education.
Mentors are sought in Buckie and Elgin High School areas who are employed, can offer insights into their working days and provide support for just an hour a week.
Care-experienced young people and other disadvantaged young people are participating in work related learning within their curriculum and 1:1 mentoring to boost confidence, gain skills and qualifications.
Each young person is matched with an individual mentor as an impartial adult to talk to and build a positive relationship with. In previous programmes the young mentees have seen their confidence and self-esteem increase, and there are personal and professional benefits for the mentor too. Training and support for volunteer mentors is provided.
Responsibilities will include: Develop social media campaigns and content to both complement and support our existing campaigns, Support social media channel owners to make best practice use of their channels and ensure social media is used to best advantage as a broadcast, marketing and engagement tool to meet business objectives. Knowledge regarding mental health and substance use required.
Responsibilities will include: Ensuring the meetings are effectively organised. Ensuring the effective flow of business between committees. Providing information and data, or obtaining it from others. Ensuring actions are assigned by the committee to appropriate individuals. Upholding the requirements of governing documents; advising the Chair. Knowledge of mental health and substance use desirable.