Bud is Poppyscotland’s brand new vehicle for exploration and learning, a truck
that transforms into a mobile community space, comprising a mini poppy factory,
micro-museum and with interactive learning opportunities.
is an interactive experience that encourages visitors to create their personal
remembrance journey through exploring the exhibits. It is helping us keep
remembrance relevant all year round.
>About the opportunity:
As a Bud Heritage Volunteer, you will support the delivery of the Bud project when Bud is in your area. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:
-Welcome members of the public and groups (schools, girl guides, scouts, bb’s, brownies, cubs, cadets etc.) visiting Bud on their arrival
-To deliver activities both indoor and outdoor as planned by the Bud team
-To assist with evaluation of Bud by encouraging feedback and collecting data
-To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the Bud team
-Support the staff team in set up and take down at visits and events. Support staff in the delivery of activities with schools, groups and public visitors
>Benefits for you:
-Having access to appropriate training for the role
-You will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of new people
-Building on your existing skills and developing new ones
-Being part of a friendly, committed team
-Attending local events
excellent opportunity to help PoppyScotland and be part of the exciting Bud
Project. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. For more
details please contact Sandra Comrie, Bud Volunteer Support Coordinator at E
Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 0141 338 6580.
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.
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 a range of areas.
opportunities to help at a very exciting time in the development of the African
Council. All help is greatly appreciated.
more information please contact Ca-ananay Maduka, Volunteer Coordinator at E
Mail: email@example.com or Tel.: 01224 579218.
Ryder Charity Shops raise millions of pounds each year to enable our charity to
deliver hospice and neurological care for more conditions than any other
charity. As a volunteer in our shop, not only would you be meeting new friends,
gaining skills and experience, but you’d also be directly supporting us to care
for people when they really need it. Good support is provided to all
volunteers. Can you help? If so, please get in touch! We’d absolutely love to
hear from you.
further details please contact us at Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01224 633 274.
Grampian is recruiting members of the public to be part of the NHS Grampian
Public Involvement Network.
NHS Grampian Public Involvement Network is a group of patients, carers and
members of the public from across Grampian who have an interest in health and
can involve anything from participating
in working groups or discussion sessions, completing questionnaires and other
methods that we are using to actively involve the general public, carers and
patients in helping develop our incredible health service. There is also the opportunity
to be part of our important and popular ‘how clean is our hospital’ and ‘come
dine with me (NHS Grampian Catering)’ teams of public involvement volunteers. Members
are also sent regular updates and notice of other opportunities to get involved
with NHS Grampian e.g.: focus groups, local events.
great opportunity to be involved and help develop the NHS in Grampian. All help
makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. For more details please visit http://www.nhsgrampian.org/nhsgrampian/InvolvingYou.jsp?pContentID=8974&p_applic=CCC or contact the NHS Grampian
Public Involvement Team at e-mail.: email@example.com or tel.: 01224 558098.
Could you be there for children?
our free counselling service for children, a child contacts us every 25
And thanks to
our dedicated volunteers, who do a shift each week, we can offer support when
it’s needed most.
To make sure it
stays that way, we’re looking for more brilliant people who want to make a
After you get
trained and set up in your local base, you’ll be helping children and young
people who need someone to talk to. Listening to them at first and then
offering support, information, or practical advice.
Interested? Then get ready
to take a life-changing step forward – for you and for children.
details regarding this and other volunteer opportunities at our Aberdeen base
or to apply to be a volunteer please: apply online via: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/volunteering-nspcc-childline or email: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 01224 973030.
RSPB pin badge volunteer plays a vital role in raising funds within their local
community, helping to give nature a home across the country. The role involves
looking after an existing pin badge box site, or placing new ones, topping it
up with badges, collecting and banking funds, as well as recording monies
online and ordering replacement stock.
just a couple of hours each month, a little time makes a huge difference to the
RSPB’s work. The role is flexible to suit the volunteer’s existing commitments
and full training and support will be provided. Travel expenses can be
reclaimed to ensure the volunteer is not out-of-pocket. It is an excellent
opportunity for anyone looking to boost their skills and make a difference
through volunteering, helping to save Scotland’s wildlife and habitats. For
more details please contact Lynne Hayton at E Mail: email@example.com or Tel No: 01224 624824.
Are you are interested in meeting new
people, learning new skills and showing your passion for the all things
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire?
We are looking
for a pool of Welcome to Aberdeenshire Volunteers who will provide a warm North-east welcome
for visitors to our wonderful region.
>What is a
Welcome to Aberdeenshire volunteer? First
Impressions Count! Our team of volunteers will help to orientate visitors in
those first few moments while they decide how best to spend their time in our
>Role Purpose: To give a warm welcome to visitors arriving in the
region and provide information and assistance to make their time in the
destination a fantastic experience.
- Meeting and greeting visitors as they arrive in the region.
- Providing information on getting around the area. For example, onward transport links, bus timetables.
- Providing general information on the area. For example, visiting attractions, shopping, eating, walking, places to visit, currency exchange.
- Providing leaflets, visitor maps and general tourist information.
We aim to recognise the
value of the contribution volunteers will make to the success of our local
area. We aim to offer satisfying volunteering opportunities and will support
volunteers appropriately to carry out their role to the highest standards
Meet new people, have fun, learn new skills/use
existing skills – do you speak a second language? Feel passionate about your
>Interested in this volunteering opportunity? Please go to https://www.visitabdn.com/about-us/volunteers/ for more information and to apply. For any further
details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Why not join our exciting Hearing Forces
project, which is providing support to veterans aged 65+, who have hearing loss
or tinnitus and their families and carers. If you’ve got a few hours to spare
every month, you could help reduce loneliness and social isolation and provide
life changing support to older veterans.
the opportunity to assist with hearing screening, information and hearing aid
maintenance. You’ll also inform veterans about helpful equipment and signpost
veterans to other services within the Unforgotten Forces consortium that can
previous experience is essential, as you will get lots of training and support.
further details please contact Heather Hart, Hearing Forces – Project Assistant
at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 0141 341 5344.
Community Campus is a new £6million facility that opened in late August 2019. The
facility has many opportunities for the community to engage with in developing
it as centre that Tillydrone can be proud of. This can be in participating or
organising groups / activities, accessing the library, Food Store or using the
Café. We are looking for volunteers to assist in the following opportunities:
>Food Store: To help the Lighthouse group in
operating the Food Store which consists of two main tasks; engage with
customers and filling food bags. The engagement part is crucial in building up
a relationship which leads to further discussions with a view to exploring what
else might be going on in the individual’s life. Whilst the position might not
be able to directly influence what else is going on in someone’s life it is an
opportunity to sign post and support. Opening Hours just now are for a couple
of hours on a Monday afternoon; however it is anticipated that this will extend
to three afternoons during the week.
>Community Café: Helping the cook in charge
of the café. This will involve; food prep, customer care, serving, operating a
till and coffee machine, clearing tables and helping wipe down the kitchen at
the end. Whilst volunteering you will be directed by the cook on charge with
myself and a colleague having overall responsibility for the volunteers in the
Campus (the café is currently open Monday-Friday and people can volunteer any
of these days/times). The interaction
between those coming into the Campus and the Café cannot be overstated as this
is one of the first interactions, they will have on entering the building. It
is an opportunity to present the Campus in a positive welcoming light.
offer an induction, regular meetings (to assist in developing the opportunity
and provision) and all the training that you might need for the opportunity to
be fulfilling for you.
fantastic opportunity to help at the Tillydrone Community Campus. All help is
greatly appreciated. For more information about these or any other ways you can
get involved please contact Graham
Donald, Community Development Worker at E Mail: GrDonald@aberdeencity.gov.uk or telephone: 01224 522192 /
you have a passion for networking? Come and join a small but fun team and help
with marketing and support business development. An exciting opportunity to help, with all assistance greatly
works to advance safety, prevent accidents and save lives. This includes safety
in the home, road and community. Absafe undertakes a range of work to promote
safety. This includes innovative educational programmes at The Safe a purpose
built, interactive village containing real life scenarios coupled with 21st
century technology, with each zone specifically created to tackle a different
safety issue. By exploring and interacting with ‘real life’ dangerous
situations in a risk free environment, visitors experience an exciting,
thrilling and memorable way to learn valuable safety lessons they can apply to
their day-to-day lives.
further information please contact Jacqueline Wilson, Office Manager at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01224 823157.