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Tayside Dynamos Powerchair Football Club is Community based club run by volunteers in the Dundee and Angus area. We are actively recruiting players and supporters of all ages and experience and we would welcome the opportunity to work with you to develop your Powerchair skills in a friendly sport based club environment.
Powerchair Football as a sport is a fantastic opportunity to build confidence, social skills, chair skills and work as part of a team. You can find out more about the sport in Scotland and it’s exciting developments by visiting www.thespfa.org
This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a successful and inclusive group. Powerchair Football as a sport is a fantastic opportunity to build confidence, social skills, chair skills and work as part of a team.
If you would like to get involved and make a valuable difference to the lives of the players and yourself then Tayside Dynamos would loves to hear from you.
You can find out more about the sport in Scotland and it’s exciting developments by visiting www.thespfa.org
Forfar Indoor Sports incorporates a six rink indoor bowling club with a Junior Coaching session running on Saturday mornings 10 - 12 and to help with the running of this they are looking for enthusiastic volunteer junior coaches to join there team.
Give young people the skills they need to succeed in life and discover how being part of the Scouting family can be as rewarding for you as it is for them.
Volunteering as part of our friendly team is easier than you think. With full support and training you can volunteer on a flexible basis.
The Basement Youth Café runs every Friday evening & Saturday afternoon. It is run by a paid youth worker, supported by volunteers to ensure a safe environment. Its aim is to build relationships to support young people as required, offering advice and building self-confidence & self-esteem.
Through volunteering with us, volunteers will benefit from gaining practical experiences of working with young people. This will then help in providing young people with a safe environment where they can socialise with friends. Volunteers will also have the opportunity not only to gain experience of working with young people, but also to be able to develop their own skills through helping at the Basement Youth Café.
Volunteers are needed on Friday evenings & Saturday afternoons. Volunteers should be prepared to commit to a minimum of 2 sessions a month for at least 3 months. A session lasts 3 hours 15 minutes
Connect Alloa gained Charity status in February 2019 after Dave Crozier with support from St. Mungo’s Parish Church and his management team decided that the Community Audit of Alloa conducted in 2016-17 had unfortunately not progressed past the research phase and there was an identified need by the community of more provision being needed for youth, young adults and to support reducing social isolation.
Connect Alloa will run four weekly evening youth groups. These would include two for Primary sevens – third years of high school and the other to be for fourth years to 18 years of age. This has been designed this way to allow for appropriate interactions and transitions for all attendees.
At Connect Alloa we believe it is essential to enable young people to take ownership and responsibility for the youth projects as much as possible as we look to the future.
We hope to collaborate with young people and our wider community to raise awareness of what we do and to create new youth opportunities where possible.
Connect Alloa are looking to recruit a highly motivated and hard working individual as a
Youth Work Assistant to help support and develop the effective running of our new youth clubs.
It is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person passionate about using their skills to provide effective support for the smooth running of the youth work, to ensure the charity can achieve its aims and allowing young people to help provide the evidence of what they want to drive the project forwards.
We would be looking for someone who would be willing to:
• Provide youth work support for a youth work sessions on a weekly basis (two evening sessions/4clubs per week)
• Facilitate a variety of planned activities for young people
between the age 11- 18 years old with a focus on helping young people to
create positive futures for themselves and their communities.
• Motivate young people to get involved in deciding and shaping a programme
of activities, enabling them to realise their potential and take positive action in
• Proactively engage with young people building positive relationships with
them and their families.
• Help motivate young people to engage with the activities provided
• Ensure the equipment in the club is in working order keeping it clean
and tidy before and after use.
• Assist the lead worker in collating monitoring and evaluation information
• Attend youth work training, safeguarding training and supervision sessions.
There are many qualities we are looking for including:
• Time to offer the youth group and its members.
• Patience and common sense.
• A positive view of young people.
• An understanding of young people.
• A sense of humour.
• Willingness to learn.
• Willingness to engage with the community and try new things.
To help young people in Scotland to become more active more often. The aims of Active Schools is to offer all children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt healthy lifestyles.
We need: Leaders and coaches; helpers of all kind - from kit washers to bus drivers!!
You will gain -
1. experience in a sport environment
2. develop new skills and attributes
3. enhance your employability
What will I be doing?
Aberlour Options Aberdeen support children who have complex needs through fun activities, regularly day trips and adventures. Adventure Buddy Volunteers support these activities, engaging with children either in groups or on a 1:1 basis and encouraging participation. Adventure Buddy Volunteers support staff to plan, prepare and run outings and activities. This may include outdoor activities such as trips to the park or the beach, or in-house activities such as arts and crafts or playing board games.
The impact you can make
Trying new activities can be a daunting experience for children and young people. As an Adventure Buddy, you can play an active role in encouraging children to take part in activities, develop confidence and experience new opportunities. By taking part in an activity together, volunteers can motivate and reassure children, and form trusting relationships.
The benefits to you
Adventure Buddy Volunteers gain valuable experience of working with children with complex needs, and learning how to support and encourage them to try something new. Volunteers can develop their own skills and confidence in working with others, while being part of a supporting and engaging staff team.
Adventure Buddy Volunteers typically support either in-house activities, day-trips or outings once a fortnight.
If you are interested in this role, please enquire or apply now.
Refit work ongoing November to March includes removing rig, sails, equipment from boat in Scalloway to store in Lerwick.
Organising equipment at two stores in Lerwick
Varnishing and painting on board
Engineering maintenance - all on board systems
RYI Provides young people with a safe and supportive platform to explore views and attitudes to subjects linked to sexual violence, resulting in improved awareness of the issues, risks of how to get help. The Youth Ambassador's role is to raise awareness in schools, colleges and local communities of the damaging attitudes that contribute to violence against women.