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  • Strathclyde Students' Union logo

    Nightline Listening Volunteer

    Strathclyde Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Nightline is an anonymous and confidential information and emotional support listening service run by and for the students of Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University. To submit your application, please visit https://www.strathunion.com/advice/healthandwellbeing/nightline/nightlineapplication/ to complete the application form and we will be in touch soon. If you have a question about Nightline please visit our website or contact Holly at holly.shaw@strath.ac.uk

    • TypeHealth and Wellbeing, Mental Health, Peer Support, Student Community, Other
    • Personal Development
  • The No1 Be-Friending Agency logo

    Befriender

    The No1 Be-Friending Agency

    This opportunity takes place from 19 Sep 2018.

    The idea is to visit an older person at their home to spend time with them as they are isolated or alone. As a volunteer you will offer support to your befriendee, encouraging him or her to be as independent as possible. As Volunteer Befriender you will not only transform the life of the person you will assist but also yours. At the same time, there are other benefits of becoming a volunteer with us. Volunteering provides experience and builds skills which are valuable to employers. All the experience you gain you can put it on your CV. Additionally, you will benefit from training and on-going skills development, as well as friendly and professional support by our Volunteer Coordinators.

    • TypeBefriending, Elderly People, Employability, Health and Wellbeing, Integration, Peer Support, Young People
  • Fairly Beloved Rabbit Care logo

    Care Assistant

    Fairly Beloved Rabbit Care

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Rabbit Care Assistants provide all aspects of care needed including feeding, grooming, medications and treatments and socialisation. Care Assistants work in small teams of 4, with each team being led by a Care Lead. In addition there will be an ongoing training and support programme ( that will support the Care Assistants to develop their knowledge and understanding of rabbit welfare as they volunteer, with recognition given at regular intervals of their development and hours volunteering. As well as providing a strong background and evidence should the Care Assistant be seeking career or training opportunities within animal welfare, this will prepare them well for future opportunities within and outwith the charity. Our Care Assistant volunteers aged 12 to 18, will be offered full supervision, support and direction from their Care Lead, who will be a verified member of the PVG Scheme (incorporating a Disclosure Scotland check) and will have completed a Child Safeguarding course.

    • TypeWelfare Rights, Other
  • The Miracle Foundation logo

    Support Worker

    The Miracle Foundation

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Fundraising, Admin work , networking, councelling support These roles will help our organisation to give the support where it is required and volunteers can pick up and learn many skills with all these different roles.

    • TypeAdministration, Advice, Befriending, Children, Fundraising, Marketing Media, Peer Support, Research, Sports, Young People, Other
    • Administration
  • Girlguiding Glasgow logo

    Girlguiding Volunteer

    Girlguiding Glasgow

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Girlguiding Glasgow are looking for women passionate about helping girls to reach their potential while learning new skills, making friends and giving something back to their community. We are looking for volunteers to help run meetings, events and activities for girls who are members of either the Rainbows (age 5-7), Brownies (age 7-10), Guides (age 10-14) or The Senior Section (age 14-18). You'll have the chance to take part in free training on topics such as first aid, safeguarding and leadership as well as gaining many transferable skills. By supporting Girlguiding Glasgow you will make a real difference to the lives of girls and young women in your area while having great fun.

    • TypeYoung People
    • Leadership
    • Administration
  • The Mungo Foundation logo

    Various Volunteer roles available!

    The Mungo Foundation

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We at The Mungo Foundation have various volunteer opportunities available at any given time, from befriending to gardening, admin to cooking and everything in between. Please do get in touch and let us know your interests, your skills and what field you feel you would benefit most from volunteering. You can volunteer as an individual or as a group, for a few days or indeed a regular basis. Please do check out our website: http://www.themungofoundation.org.uk or don't hesitate to contact me direct if you have any queries or questions: 0141 226 1610 07980 752622 Volunteer@themungofoundation.org.uk I look forward to hearing from you! Izzy Volunteer and Fundraising Coordinator

    • TypeAdministration, Advice, Refugee & Asylum seeking people, Befriending, Children, Community Arts, Education, Elderly People, Employability, Environmental, Fundraising, Health and Wellbeing, Housing and Homelessness, Integration, Learning Disability, Marketing Media, Mental Health, Mentoring, One-offs, Peer Support, Physical Disability, Sports, Young People, Other
    • Leadership
    • Administration
  • MCR Pathways logo

    InDesign/Graphic Design

    MCR Pathways

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    MCR Pathways is a Scottish, school based mentoring programme supporting those in or on the edges of the care-system to realise their full potential through education. MCR Pathways works in all Glasgow’s secondary schools and in schools in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, North Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire. The programme supports almost 2,000 young people each week. MCR supports them to find, grow and use their own talents and skills. We are currently recruiting specialist volunteers who have extensive experience of working with InDesign software and are able to design and create engaging materials in line with our current MCR branding to market our organisation and recruit mentors. Successful volunteers will have: A passion for volunteering and understanding of the benefits it can bring to volunteers, communities and the city, including our MCR Pathways programme; Extensive knowledge of InDesign Some experience in creating and designing original content (social media posts, graphics) An interest in designing and branding Ability to work independently Full induction and appropriate training will be provided for the role, with full ongoing support. This opportunity will give a volunteer to meet new people, an opportunity to develop their own skills set and be part of the MCR ripple effect - www.mcrpathways.org

    • TypeChildren, Education, Marketing Media, Widening Access, Young People
    • Leadership
  • Move On logo

    Food warehouse volunteer

    Move On

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Our FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland warehouse saves good quality surplus food from going to waste and redistributes it to charities working with some of the most vulnerable people in the community, including homeless people, elderly people, children, refugees and people suffering mental and physical health problems. We are always looking for volunteers to help out in the warehouse - receiving deliveries, shelving stock, maintaining inventories and sorting orders. You can watch a short video on our warehouse and how we support the local community here: https://www.moveon.org.uk/videos You can volunteer in the warehouse either individually or as a group.

    • TypeElderly People, Employability, Environmental, Health and Wellbeing, Housing and Homelessness, Integration, Mental Health, One-offs, Welfare Rights, Young People, Other
    • Leadership
  • Move On logo

    Mentor for young people

    Move On

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We match volunteer mentors to vulnerable young people aged 14-25 to support them to achieve goals and reach their full potential. Mentors and young people meet once a week to work together towards a goal of the young person’s choice. Young people often choose recreation or leisure goals, such as learning to play guitar, boxing lessons or taking a cookery class. The young people we support are displaying “at risk” signs. These signs may include poor performance at school, truanting, offending, welfare issues, lack of positive social networks, anxiety or being bullied. The role of a volunteer mentor is to provide a supportive relationship to help a young person achieve a realistic goal of their choice. The emphasis is to connect the young person with social, cultural and leisure opportunities, then support them to build their confidence, skills, potential and positive social networks. Mentors also often support and assist the young person to maintain, re-engage with or seek out education, training and employment opportunities.

    • TypeAdvice, Children, Education, Employability, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health, Mentoring, Peer Support, Young People
    • Leadership
  • Running a successful Barnardo's store requires a great team of enthusiastic volunteers and you could be a part of it. Our retail assistants are trained to undertake a wide range of activities such as serving customers, taking receipt of stock donations from the public and merchandising stock to make our rails visually appealling and tidy. Volunteering with us will enable you to build upon your communication, team working and customer service skills. If you also have a particular skill or interest, our teams would be delighted to discuss how we could help you utilise your interests in store. Whatever your talents, please do share it with us! We have multiple locations across Glasgow, so please do pop into your local store or send an enquiry to find out about locations.

    • TypeChildren, Employability, Other
    • Retail
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