Opportunities newsletter

Sign up now to get the latest updates about the JobShop, volunteering, training and workshops.

 

Type

All None














Previous Showing 1 to 10 of 29 opportunitiesNext 
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Team Work
  • Cairn logo

    Cairn Youth Network Ambassador

    Cairn

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The Cairn Youth Network is a branch of the charity dedicated to raising awareness about domestic abuse to students on university campuses across the UK. It is a platform for social action. They create useful resources, organise events and ultimately aim to open up discussion on the issue of domestic abuse. The Cairn Youth Network predominantly encourages volunteers to create and run a society at their university students’ union, and use this as a platform to raise awareness about this issue.

    • TypeFundraising, On-Campus, Student Community, Other
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
    • Campaigning & Fundraising
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Punctuality
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Punctuality
    • Team Work
    • Campaigning & Fundraising
  • Equal Futures logo

    Circle Facilitator or Befriender

    Equal Futures

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Equal Futures was set up by a group of parents to reduce loneliness and isolation for people with disabilities by building Circles of Friendship with a view to achieving individual goals. The project will involve Equal Futures working with local organisations in the East End of Glasgow to provide befriending or circle facilitation to support children, young people or adults with autism and their families. As a volunteer Befriender or Circle Facilitator you will be provided full training by Equal Futures in order to support you to work with the person with autism. We match our volunteers by looking for someone who has similar interests. The Volunteer will help the individual to access local activities, feel less isolated, build confidence and build relationships.

    • TypeAdministration, Advice, Befriending, Children, Education, Employability, Health and Wellbeing, Housing and Homelessness, Integration, Mentoring, Widening Access, Young People, Other
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • Administration
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
    • Management
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Creativity
    • Punctuality
    • Administration
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
    • Campaigning & Fundraising
  • Woodcraft Folk Scotland logo

    Glasgow East End Group Leaders and Outreach Support

    Woodcraft Folk Scotland

    This opportunity takes place from 20 Aug 2019.

    Are you looking to get more involved with your local community? Do you enjoy working with young people and children? Are you passionate about big issues affecting society today and building children’s awareness and self-confidence to cope with the challenges of tomorrow? Woodcraft Folk is a registered charity offering you the opportunity to help build a fairer, more peaceful world for all. We run weekly groups for children and are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to become group leaders and outreach helpers in the Glasgow East End district. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet likeminded people, have new experiences and give back to your community. The East End Elfins are for 6-9 year olds and meet every Monday during term time from 6pm to 7pm in or near Alexandra Park, and we’re looking for volunteers to help out once or twice a month at the weekly sessions and/or to be involved with outreach in the local area. This could involve flyering, school visits, stalls and play out days in local parks, embedding the group within the community. This term, we’ve been exploring big issues like peace and sustainability through a wide range of activities including lantern parades, nature bingo, singing together and cooperative games. You can find out more at https://www.facebook.com/eastendwoodcraftfolk We know that your time is precious so we will work with you to make sure you to get the most out of your experience with us. From working directly with the groups and running your own sessions, to attending wider Woodcraft events and camping trips, there are many aspects of the organisation you can choose to get involved with and we’ll support you with training and advice every step of the way.

    • TypeChildren, Community Arts, Education, Environmental, Young People
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • Punctuality
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • Punctuality
    • Administration
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
  • MerryGo Round logo

    DONATIONS TEAM MEMBER

    MerryGo Round

    This opportunity takes place between 03 Jan 2019 and 31 Dec 2019.

    We have a sorting Hub in Tollcross House, Tollcross Park and also a gorgeous shop in the Southside of Glasgow that stocks everything baby at low, low prices. We're looking for volunteers to help sort donations in line with MGR processes: Help us split and sort donations into our MGR categories Check items for quality, safety, and function to REVOLVE standards Help us to get things ready for the shop floor Help to make up packs for our Free Partnership Programme which supports local families in need

    • TypeOther
    • Communication
    • Retail
    • Team Work
    • Campaigning & Fundraising
  • 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
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • Punctuality
    • Administration
    • Adaptability
    • Team Work
    • Management
    • Campaigning & Fundraising
    • Marketing
    • Translation
Previous Showing 1 to 10 of 29 opportunitiesNext 

Make a difference. Get Involved

search opportunities
  • 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH
  • Email
  • +44 (0) 141 567 5000