Scotland has volunteer opportunities for people to assist as Hub Support
Volunteers in our Shelter Hub at 36 Upperkirkgate, Aberdeen AB10 1BA.
will provide initial contact for anybody dropping into the local hub or
visiting community outreach sessions for support with their housing issues. Volunteers
will talk to people about their needs then support them to access information
on our website, complete forms, or access another service. There could also be
some admin and data input.
training and support is provided to all volunteers. Includes two separate
inductions lasting two hours each. After the first induction you will attend
the hub each week at regular agreed volunteering time to complete mandatory
training. This is a role for someone who is empathetic and passionate about reducing
homelessness or housing issues in Scotland. It would suit somebody who would
like experience in an advice or support role.
fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. All help is greatly appreciated.
For more information please contact Anthea Reid, Volunteer Support Officer at E
Mail: email@example.com or tel: 07880458572.
Looking for a
fulfilling volunteer role that has direct impact on the lives of critically ill
children and their families? This may be your next opportunity.
are looking for friendly and reliable volunteers who have great listening
skills and experience of working with families and children. You’ll be visiting
children who have been referred to us, at a time that suits them – and helping
them to unlock their wildest imagination to discover their One True Wish.
further details please contact Joanna Sopylo-Firrisa, People Services
Coordinator at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 0118 304 2772.
Scotland North East is a volunteer led branch of Dyslexia Scotland. The role of the branch is to raise awareness
and understanding of dyslexia by holding monthly meetings (term time only)
which anyone with an interest is welcome to attend. At the meetings there is
often a speaker on a topic related to dyslexia for the adults and the Youth
Group meets at the same time. The committee meets around 5 times a year in
order to plan their open meetings and discuss branch business. The majority of people who attend our meetings
are parents of children with dyslexia, adults with dyslexia and professionals
such as teachers.
branch is looking for a Treasurer to:
a basic record of branch accounts
an annual statement of accounts to Dyslexia Scotland
an annual statement of accounts for the branch AGM
experience is not needed for this role as tasks are relatively straightforward.
As with all roles, training and support from Head Office is available and all
support needed as required from branch Chair. The Treasurer does not
necessarily need to have an interest or knowledge of dyslexia, although of
course this would be beneficial.
committee is informal and friendly and would very much welcome any offers of
help. For further details please contact Lena Gillies (National Development
Officer) at Email: Lena@dyslexiascotland.org.uk or tel: 01786 446650.
have been running a card making group for a group of people with learning
disabilities for the past 7 years.
is a group of 6 people with learning disabilities who attend the group and
there is always a great atmosphere at the group who all greatly enjoy
group meets on a Wednesday afternoon between 1.30 to 3.30pm but we are looking
for folk to help between 1- 4pm to allow for preparation and clearing up.
Queens Cross Church where we meet has some storage space.
are looking for 3-5 people to be volunteers to allow for times when volunteers
cannot attend, so we at least have two
volunteers involved at all times.
are looking for volunteers who ideally have some experience of making cards or
similar crafts but anyone who has an interest is welcome to apply. Your
involvement would be greatly appreciated.
more information please contact Jonathan Russell, Co – Chair at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 01224 586435.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a
million people a year struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and we
campaign to prevent it in the first place. We’re here so no-one has to fight
bad housing or homelessness on their own. The Shelter Charity Shop raises vital
funds towards Shelters work offering confidential advice and support to anyone
affected by homelessness/housing issues.
We are looking for volunteers to help
us with aspects which can range from
-till operation, window displays, customer service (advising customers on item
-we have opportunities for people who wish to volunteer helping us prepare the
stock for sale e.g.: sorting, pricing and steaming away the creases!
-there are further excellent volunteer opportunities for Volunteer Supervisors
if you would like to take on some extra responsibility and perform tasks such
as refunds, voids and cash handling.
No experience is needed as we provide
full training and good support to all volunteers. This is ongoing until you are
confident in the role and you will also receive further training on any new
procedures which arise.
It is an enjoyable place to volunteer
where you make a real difference. It also looks very impressive on a cv.
For more details please contact: Wendy
McEwan, Shop Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org / tel.:
01224 639818 or pop in past the shop on 179 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HX.
Looking forward to meeting you.
rely completely on the generosity of the community. We would love for you to
help us in our efforts to make it as easy as possible for people to raise much
needed funds for the cause.
Good support is provided to all volunteers.
You will also be allocated your own coordinator who can help when required.
fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a dynamic organisation and help make a
real difference for people.
further details please contact Stacey Summers, Chairperson at E Mail: email@example.com or tel: 07970316026.
Pillars is a Grampian only based LGBT+ Charity that looks after the community
in relation to their mental, emotional, physical and sexual health.
a volunteer you will be at the heart of this unique service that looks to work
with individuals on reducing risky sexual behaviour and STI/HIV transmissions
whilst protecting the whole person.
are many different roles within Four Pillars and what kind of role you play is
entirely up to you and your skills.
more information please contact Deejay Bullock at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 01224 211963.
are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help us deliver this
exciting summer programme as part of a volunteer ‘team’ of Family Fun
Supporters! As a volunteer you will also be there to help set up the workshop
activities and then tidy up after the session finishes. Please volunteer for as
many of the days/sessions as you would like or are able to manage.
part of our summer Family Fun offer, there will be 4 artist led puppet craft
activity days at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. This programme supports our Punch
& Judy exhibition. There will be two free, drop-in days where participants
can get creative with textile designer Elaine Grant and make a colourful array
of puppets to take home. Each date will feature different craft activities,
aimed at families with children aged 3-12 years.
for the Family Fun summer programme is an excellent opportunity to get involved
in a busy programme of cultural activity in Aberdeen. It provides a fun and
sociable way to build your CV and gain experience in public engagement, working
with children and creative workshop and event delivery. Volunteers will develop
key skills including; team working, customer service and communication.
further details please contact Claire Martin, Museum Liaison Officer at email: ClMartin@aberdeencity.gov.uk or tel.: 01224 523677. Information/you can
also apply via our website at: http://www.aagm.co.uk/AboutUs/Workwithus/Volunteer-Opportunities.aspx
*(closing date for volunteer applications is
Sunday 14 July 2019).
Mission of Time to Heal is to provide holistic support and, to relieve the needs
of persons affected by domestic violence primarily, but not exclusively, women
and children from minority ethnic groups.
We are currently seeking volunteers to help at
our Empowerment Centre in Bon Accord House, Riverside Drive, Aberdeen. Tasks
● See that the Reception area is kept tidy and
looks professional at all times. ● Ensure procedures for signing in,
identifying, escorting, and signing out are adhered to at all times. ● Welcome
visitors in a pleasant, courteous manner ● Distribute incoming mails and
deliveries to the appropriate personnel/function. ● Maintain the door entry
system, ensuring there is an adequate supply of key fobs. ● Provide training on
the duties and responsibilities of Reception to the appropriate personnel. ● Supervise
the labelling of keys, ensuring they are stored in the Key Safe. ● Produce and
maintain Operating Procedures for the Reception Rota. ● Answer calls in a
timeous, courteous and effective manner.
fantastic opportunity to help. All help is greatly appreciated. For more
details please contact Abiola Crown, Manager at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 07796511319.
is a local, non-profit charity with the aim of supporting underprivileged
families in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. AberNecessities provides families with
the essential items (nappies, clothing, toiletries, cots, etc.) that they need
to care for their babies and children, helping alleviate the pressure of
bringing up a young family with limited resources.
with third sector organisations and childcare professional’s disadvantaged
families are identified and subsequently provided with the essentials.
we have a group of wonderful volunteers, we are always looking for more. In
particular we require volunteers to help us sort the kind donations that we are
receiving on a daily basis. This includes unpacking bags of clothes, toys,
equipment; sorting these items; organising clothes; cleaning toys and
fantastic opportunity – all help makes a real difference to children and
families across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
further details please contact Michelle Herd, AberNecessities Trustee at E
Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 07742 445464.