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As a volunteer retail assistant you’ll work behind the scenes in the stock room or engage directly with customers in Shaw Trust’s charity shop in Galashiels. Shaw Trust is a national charity that transforms lives by helping disadvantaged people to gain confidence, find a job, gain skills and take control of their futures. You will use your communication and organisational skills to help Shaw Trust deliver a successful community business that raises much needed funds for the charity.
As a Shaw Trust volunteer we’ll make sure you’re given all the support you need to shine in your role. You will report to the Shop Manager. There are a number of benefits to volunteering with us, these include:
Making an invaluable contribution to a national UK charity.
Working in a friendly team and meeting a diverse range of people.
Developing your confidence and interpersonal skills.
Gaining valuable retail experience and adding new skills to your CV.
Achieving a national recognised qualification.
You’ll find hidden gems in our donated stock, steam and price garments, replenish stock or serve customers.
We require a person(s) to assist our programme tutor to drive our minibus to various locations throughout the city and ‘shire. Our clients enjoy participating in our gardening project, yoga, walking trips and various outdoor activities. These activities are aimed at promoting good mental health and wellbeing, confidence and self-management. Our programme runs Wed – Fri, 10am - 3pm. If you like working with people, are available for for all days or even just one, enjoy the outdoors and love driving, please give us a call.
Momentum Scotland is a not for profit, charity delivering vocational rehabilitation and employment services to adults with additional needs to employment including mental health and acquired brain injuries.
All help is greatly appreciated. To volunteer or for further details please contact Allison Clark, Service co-ordinator at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 01224 625580.
Garioch Community Kitchen exist to enhance the health and well-being of all sectors of the community in Central Aberdeenshire. We provide a range of services including informative food workshops in a safe and supported environment, delivering practical and nutritional information and teaching transferable food skills in the Wyness Hall and on an outreach basis. We work in partnership with other agencies and groups to promote healthy cooking and eating choices.
We are looking for motivated, local individuals who can contribute their knowledge and skill base to the Charity. It is essential our Committee is made up of people with varying skill sets and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from the private, public and/or third sector.
Committee meetings are held quarterly, and Committee members are expected to attend with email communication outwith these meetings. Trustees are responsible for the governance of the Charity and to support the Business Development Manager.
To assist the local community via support provision to help move towards employment. This is a free voluntary service provided by The Salvation Army to anyone wishing to access support to improve their life circumstance.
Assisting at weekly drop in facility to assist service users in all aspects of employability. This can range from IT skills, creating and using email accounts and accessing benefits/housing opportunities/ employment opportunities online, encouraging healthy attitudes towards employment, financial management and budgeting, interview techniques, application form completion, in work support, motivation and confidence building.
We also have a range of in-house support provisions and work closely with Jobcentre plus re referrals. This is also a self-referral service. We currently have various support provisions including SDAS addictions support, Debt Advice, Foodbank referral assistance and a daily drop in café.
Answering phone calls from the public. Arranging delivery and collection of furniture and goods. inputting details of sold items into a stock database. Creating posters and updating social media pages, especially Facebook. Taking photos of stock new into the shop and uploading on to Facebook page. Answering emails and other admin duties as directed.
Volunteers needed to undertake all aspects of retail business with Restart Orkney.
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers Centre (CKUWC) is seeking a volunteer to help us research and complete funding applications. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to gain further experience within fundraising or for someone already experienced who has some time to spare.
Volunteers will have the opportunity to research & prepare funding applications to trusts and grant holders to secure funding for CKUWC. Good IT and written skills are required for this position.
You will have the opportunity to learn more about our work and the charity sector. We will offer you ongoing training & support to enable you to carry out this role.
We are a small friendly charity supporting people in our local community.
We are looking for a volunteer to assist with sorting donations of clothing, books and general bric-a-brac. Your role will also involve greeting customers and help the shop to have a welcoming and friendly environment which is kept clean and tidy. You will also need to operate the till and serve the customers.
It is important for the all our volunteers to be supportive of the aims and objectives of the Salvation Army.
We also seek the input of people who would like to become trustees of this newly founded charity and help to grow the initiative into a successful operation that is seen in time as a model of innovative, good practice in the Lothians’ and beyond. The board will be responsible for the legal running of SCiL and will meet quarterly to review matters. Trustees make sure the organisation is administered properly and are ultimately legally responsible for its activities and outcomes. Our inclusive vision is to train unemployed young people in skills and crafts with a view to securing meaningful employment in trades and arts sectors.
CoD Stirling offers practical and emotional support to anyone living in the Stirling Council area who has (or who cares for someone with) a disability or chronic health condition. Our volunteers help clients to access support, be it welfare benefits, appropriate housing or grants for a specific need. We are one of very few agencies that pursue claims through initial refusal to appeals at tribunal, where we provide full support to clients.
Training will be given by the organisation with some provided by the Child Poverty Action Group in Glasgow.
If you are newly retired, have some time on your hands or are looking for voluntary work to put on your CV please get in touch when we can arrange to meet for an informal chat.