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Children & Young People Supporter

Cruse Scotland Bereavement Support

Highland (Nairn) & Moray

2 hours per week

None

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Apply to join our local team of incredible volunteer supporters with our Children and Young People Bereavement Service. We urgently need to train more supporters in the Moray area to meet the increasing demand on this vital service. Will you help us to offer support - and give hope - to families who are struggling with the death of someone close? Did you know that you don't need to be a counsellor to apply for this training? The course is open to those who have experience of working with children and young people, and/or interest in furthering skills in working with bereaved children and young people.

Training Given

You will receive full training with the course being delivered from 10am - 4pm over Zoom on the following dates: •31 August & 1 September •14 & 15 September •5 & 6 October •2 & 3 November •16 & 17 November •20 November & 1 December All six weekends need to be attended. Please note: This course is NOT accredited by an external body.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

05/08/2024

Bereavement Counsellor

Cruse Scotland Bereavement Support

Inverness

2 hours per week

None

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Cruse Scotland is looking for experienced counsellors to support bereaved people in the Inverness area. Our local volunteer team provide a range of specialist support to bereaved people and have a wide range of skills and expertise helping people to overcome obstacles to wellbeing and find ways forward through the challenges that life can bring when dealing with a bereavement. This is a unique opportunity to provide specialist intervention to support people to gain an insight and understanding into their grief. We work within a time limited model of support and ask that all volunteers work with a minimum of two clients at any given time We are currently delivering our services by telephone, online and face to face. You must be a registered member of COSCA or BACP and hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling.

Training Given

We provide online eLearning on grief and loss, individual clinical supervision, with optional group supervision, frequent and varied CPD opportunities and management and administrative support from our local team.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Trustee

Highland Group RDA

Hybrid

1-2 hours per week

over 21

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Trustees are responsible for the governance of our Riding for the Disabled Group based at Reelig, Kirhill and to enable the group to go forward Meetings are held every 1-2 months. you will be invited to attend 2 meetings before committing to volunteer. An introduction pack is included below with more details

Training Given

The welcome pack provides extensive information and there are several resources on the myrda website. www.myrda.org.uk

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

RDA Volunteer

Highland Group RDA

Sandycroft, Reelig, Kirkhill, IV5 7PP

3-4 hours any weekday

12

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We particularly need volunteers who are keen to work with the participants and ponies, the work involves things like grooming and tacking up the ponies, leading the ponies and/or walking beside the ponies to support the riders. Our sessions are held weekdays, generally in the morning but with more volunteers we could expand the number of participants we can help. If you can commit to helping regularly it would be great but everyone understands that’s not always possible and life can get in the way so any time would be great. You don’t have to know anything about horses, or even like being around animals there are plenty of other opportunities to get involved such as fundraising, publicity, general maintenance and poo picking the fields. We have Public Liability insurance and Trustee Indemnity for all volunteers. Volunteers aged between 12 and 90 also have Personal Accident insurance (with some restrictions for those aged between 80 and 90). All volunteers at Highland Group RDA will need to provide the names and contact details of 2 referees who are not a relative or partner and who have known them for more than 1 year. Volunteers of 16 years of age and over who are actively involved with our sessions are required to undergo an enhanced disclosure check because they are volunteering with vulnerable adults and children.

Training Given

Volunteers will receive on- going training via a system of green cards, they will work alongside experienced volunteers until training is complete. The length of time it takes to train will depend on the amount of time worked.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Bowel Cancer Awareness Volunteers

Bowel Cancer UK

UK wide

Flexible

over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We have a range of volunteer roles available within the wider awareness programme. Our awareness program is crucial to meet our strategy aims of increasing awareness and understanding of bowel cancer across the UK. Our aim is to provide accurate information and advice about bowel cancer signs and symptoms. This flexible opportunity enables you as a volunteer to represent Bowel Cancer UK both nationally and at a local level, by delivering PowerPoint presentations (standardised template created by Bowel Cancer UK) either virtually over zoom or to your local community (i.e. community groups and workplaces). We encourage volunteers to add their own experience of bowel cancer when delivering these talks: we believe that people with experience of bowel cancer, either personally or through a family member or friend, are uniquely equipped to raise awareness and deliver these talks. We are currently lacking representation across the Highlands of Scotland and would welcome any volunteer to apply and speak to us about their skills. Please note this role is for people who have bowel cancer, have had bowel cancer or are closely linked to someone affected such as a friend of family member. Main duties and responsibilities •To deliver key messages on bowel cancer and the work of Bowel Cancer UK to a range of audiences (organisations, groups, clubs, workplaces) •To add your personal experience of bowel cancer to the standard presentation (where appropriate) •To always reflect the values and behaviours of Bowel Cancer UK •To act as an ambassador for Bowel Cancer UK at a local level, displaying energy, enthusiasm and commitment to our aims •To aim to deliver the equivalent of one talk per month, i.e., 12 per year. This is an aspirational and flexible target •To ensure information in the local community is relevant and up to date •To establish connections with local organisations and community groups What you could get out of this volunteer role •The opportunity to: omake a direct difference to people affected by bowel cancer oincrease early diagnosis of bowel cancer by sharing your experience and raising vital awareness of bowel cancer signs, symptoms and screening oshare your own stories and experiences ointeract with other volunteers at Bowel Cancer UK •Experience of public speaking and promoting public health initiatives •Quality training and ongoing support from the Bowel Cancer UK team •References for future employers or activities Knowledge, skills and abilities •Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills •An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and data protection •Confident public speaker •Able to communicate with people from various backgrounds and with different levels of understanding •Good basic IT experience or experience of using Zoom •Reliable and trustworthy

Training Given

Training and support provided •Role specific training including but not exclusive to; GDPR, safeguarding, presentation skills and training on how to deliver our awareness materials •Training to use Zoom and/or Teams can be provided if needed (virtual delivery of our awareness talks is optional, some of our volunteers only deliver talks in person) •Regular virtual and face to face volunteer social opportunities (optional) •Volunteer newsletter to hear about our wider work •Regular support and supervision from Bowel Cancer UK staff

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

31/08/2024

Meet and Greet Volunteers

Alzheimer Scotland

Inverness Brain Health & Dementia Resource Centre, IV1 1LR

minimum 2 hours/week

This role is for those aged 18 and over.

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Overview: We are seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join Alzheimer Scotland's team as Meet & Greet Support volunteers at our centre in Inverness. As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in providing a warm and welcoming environment for individuals and families affected by dementia. Your support will help create a positive and inclusive atmosphere at our centres, allowing visitors to feel comfortable and valued during their time with us. Role Description: As a Meet & Greet Support Volunteer, you will be the friendly face that greets visitors as they arrive at our centre. Your primary responsibility will be to offer a warm welcome and assist in directing them to the appropriate services or activities within the centre. You will also provide a listening ear and be available to offer general information about Alzheimer Scotland's programs and services. Please see Full Role Description below in Supporting Information. On reading and if interested, informal enquiries to the Volunteering Team https://www.alzscot.org/contact-us-about-volunteering or NSemple@alzscot.org 01463 711707

Training Given

Induction: Background to the organisation; Brain Health and Dementia Resource Centres, ALOIS (Advice, Listening, Opportunities, Information, Support) Programme, Brain Health Scotland, Dementia/Dementia in Scotland, Communication, boundaries/Confidentiality, Responsibilities. Key Policies and Procedures FutureLearn: Understanding Brain Health and Preventing Dementia Volunteer Handbook Volunteer Development Programme

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Glens Befriending Volunteer

Soirbheas

Glenurquhart and Strathglass

1-2 hours a week or fortnight - Flexible

18+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Supporting adults of all ages who feel lonely or isolated. The service is free and open to adults of all ages, genders, and their families - whether a young parent; new resident; someone living alone; someone who has had a change in circumstances; or an elderly person. The duties and responsibilities of a befriender can be many and varied as the relationship is unique and tailored to the needs of the individual person. The volunteer will work closely within the parameters of the service agreement in place and the role description, in providing appropriate support to the client, carer and family members. This may include • Supporting clients in their own home by providing friendship and social support. • Providing a listening ear. • Providing companionship (reading, chatting, letter writing). • Providing respite for carers for short periods (up to maximum of three hours) as agreed. Offering opportunities to participate in social/recreational and daily living activities (may go out on trips). befriender@soirbheas.org 07748 575 330 www.soirbheas.org/the-glens-befriending-service

Training Given

Mandatory training with Highland Hospice: Helping Hands Information Session Adult Support & Protection Training Plus any relevant training where needed.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Support Group Facilitator Volunteer (Face-to-Face) - Inverness

Bipolar Scortland

Inverness

2.5 hours per month (once a month)

over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

What you'll be doing: Alongside a co-facilitator, you will facilitate a support group once a month for 2 hours. You’ll be welcoming people, encouraging discussion and dealing sensitively with issues or conflict that may arise within the group meeting. You’ll play an important role in ensuring meetings run to time and that everyone has an opportunity to share if they choose to do so. You’ll be responsible for emailing meeting reminders to group participants and submitting brief statistics to Bipolar Scotland after each meeting. What you need: Passion for supporting and empowering others. We welcome applications from people living with bipolar, or experience supporting others with bipolar or another mental health condition. Experience of engaging with groups previously would be an advantage, but not necessary. A belief that everyone can work towards their own personal mental health recovery, and an understanding that this will look different for each person. Excellent listening and communication skills. Good IT skills. The ability to commit to facilitating a meeting once or twice a month – reliability is essential. A commitment to confidentiality. We need from you: A PVG certificate / check is required to carry out this role. Two references.

Training Given

Training will take place in the form of 3x 2 hour online training sessions for volunteer facilitators, which include the completion of some e-learning modules outside of that time.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Facilitator Volunteer Peer Support Group (Inverness - in-person).

Bipolar Scotland

Inverness, City Centre

2.5 Hours per month (once a month)

over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

When this group takes place: The Inverness (Highlands and Islands) support group takes place in-person once a month on the 1st Thursday of each month. From 7pm - 9pm. What you’lll be doing: You’ll be making a difference to the lives of people who attend our online support groups. Increase your confidence and gain valuable experience supporting others. Alongside a co-facilitator, you will facilitate an online support group once or twice a month for 1-2 hours. You’ll be welcoming people, encouraging discussion and dealing sensitively with issues or conflict that may arise within the group meeting. You’ll play an important role in ensuring meetings run to time and that everyone has an opportunity to share if they choose to do so. You’ll be responsible for emailing meeting reminders to group participants and submitting brief statistics to Bipolar Scotland after each meeting. You'll get regular support and supervision from a dedicated role manager. What you'll need: Skills and experience Passion for supporting and empowering others. We welcome applications from people living with bipolar, or experience supporting others with bipolar or another mental health condition. Experience of engaging with groups previously would be an advantage, but not necessary. A belief that everyone can work towards their own personal mental health recovery, and an understanding that this will look different for each person. Excellent listening and communication skills. Good IT skills. The ability to commit to facilitating a meeting once or twice a month – reliability is essential. A commitment to confidentiality. What to consider: PVG certificate check and two references required.

Training Given

7-8 hours training prior to commencing the role. Including (3 x 2 hour online sessions and some learning). Access to specialised training. Ongoing development through opportunities to take part in reflective practice discussions.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

IT Support /Website Content Creator Volunteer

Highland Group RDA

home

as required to update website etc

over 18

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Maintain and update the Highland Group RDA website advise on IT

Training Given

introduction to our requirements for the webpage

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Volunteer Treasurer

Highland and Islands Blood Bikes

Home/Hybrid

variable

Over 18's

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

The Treasurer is a Trustee position and oversees monitoring the organisation’s finances on behalf of the Board of Trustees and wider management teams. The Treasurer ensures that all income is recorded and funds are spent correctly and properly documented. The Treasurer also takes on the day-to-day financial duties such as bookkeeping (handling and recording transactions, managing the bank account, preparing reconciliations), forecasting and preparing accounts. A basic understanding of accounting and bookkeeping is essential - as is an eye for detail. Currently, the accounts are managed in Excel and shared on Teams with the Trustees –experience of both is desired. Anyone interested in this position within the charity or would like to know more, please contact Graham Allan at chairman@haibloodbikes.co.uk to arrange an informal chat.

Training Given

Training will be provided if required

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Listening Volunteer

Samaritans

Inverness

3-4 hours per week approx

over 18.

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Volunteers in Samaritans offer their time to help deliver a free, 24-hour emotional support service to callers in many ways - answering telephones, emails, fundraising, publicity, admin Listening volunteers answer calls and messages from people who really need someone to talk to and we are recruiting for the Samaritans Branch in Inverness. You don’t need to have been through a particular life experience or be from a certain walk of life. Anyone who wants to help others, is tolerant and open-minded is welcome to apply. You’ll receive full training to prepare you and knowing you’re helping people who are in despair is really satisfying. Generally we hope volunteers can do one shift (3-4 hours) each week (holiday breaks are allowed of course!) and where possible a night shift 2-3 times a year. We offer flexible volunteering and make every effort to accommodate volunteers with particular needs. Please give Alison a call if you want more information 07443456638

Training Given

You will receive full training to prepare you for the kinds of conversations you’ll have. And when you start out, you’ll have a mentor with you, to give you confidence you’re doing the right thing.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

on going

Volunteer

Highland Group RDA

3-4 hours any day

12

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Working with vulnerable children and adults. Assist with horse/pony care. Assist with sessions -leading pony/side walking to support participants. Assist with site maintenance. Knowledge/familiarity with horses is not essential as training is given. Applicants will need to provide 2 references that are not family members and will be subject to PVG clearance by Volunteer Scotland. More information can be found on our website - www.highlandgrouprda.org.uk

Training Given

Volunteers will receive RDA approved training in the handling of horses and in participating with sessions

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Meet and Greet Volunteers

Alzheimer Scotland

Inverness

Minimum 2 hours per week

Over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Overview: We are seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join Alzheimer Scotland's team as Meet & Greet Support volunteers at our centre in Inverness. As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in providing a warm and welcoming environment for individuals and families affected by dementia. Your support will help create a positive and inclusive atmosphere at our centres, allowing visitors to feel comfortable and valued during their time with us. Role Description: As a Meet & Greet Support Volunteer, you will be the friendly face that greets visitors as they arrive at our centre. Your primary responsibility will be to offer a warm welcome and assist in directing them to the appropriate services or activities within the centre. You will also provide a listening ear and be available to offer general information about Alzheimer Scotland's programs and services. Please see Full Role Description below in Supporting Information. On reading and if interested, informal enquiries to the Volunteering Team https://www.alzscot.org/contact-us-about-volunteering or NSemple@alzscot.org 01463 711707

Training Given

Induction: Background to the organisation; Brain Health and Dementia Resource Centres, ALOIS (Advice, Listening, Opportunities, Information, Support) Programme, Brain Health Scotland, Dementia/Dementia in Scotland, Communication, boundaries/Confidentiality, Responsibilities. Key Policies and Procedures FutureLearn: Understanding Brain Health and Preventing Dementia Volunteer Handbook Volunteer Development Programme

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Volunteer at L'Arche Highland

L'Arche Highland

Inverness

Flexible

16s and over

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

What we do L’Arche Highland is a community for people with and without learning disabilities. We work to support individuals to achieve their fullest potential in a vibrant, caring environment based on principles of mutual relationship, shared life, and spirituality. Members with learning disabilities are known as ‘core members’ because they are at the heart of everything we do. Our community is made up for four residential houses in Inverness, four busy and fun-filled workshops (gardening, woodwork, candle-making and life skills), and our beautiful grounds and gardens. Core members are supported to achieve greater independence while also taking part in a thriving community life, whether through regular gatherings, celebrations, or participation in the wider community. What we’re looking for We are looking for volunteers from all walks of life to fulfil a variety of roles within our residential houses and workshops. You don’t need any special skills, or experience of working with learning disabilities – just to be caring, good at building relationships and willing to learn. Your role could involve: •Befriending individuals •Driving •Helping out with community events and gatherings •Gardening •Creative work such as art, music, or drama •Assisting in our woodwork, candles or life skills workshops •…and much more. As a volunteer with L’Arche, you will be celebrated as someone with a vital contribution to our community life. We will support you to find a role that suits your unique talents, skills and interests. We will work to maximise opportunities for you to develop lasting and meaningful connections within our community, whether with core members, fellow volunteers, or assistants. For further details about what we have on offer, or to apply, please contact Haroun Hameed, Volunteer Coordinator, at haroun.hameed@larche.org.uk. We really appreciate your interest.

Training Given

At every stage of your journey as a volunteer, you will receive support and guidance to enable you to give full creative input to our community. We will support you to complete basic training to protect yourself and others in your work with vulnerable adults. We will provide further opportunities for training in line with your role, should you wish to engage further. All training will be tailored and will offer meaningful skills for future employment or volunteering in the sector.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Mentor

MCR Pathways

Inverness, Easter Ross, Caithness, Lochaber

1 hour per week, during school term time

Over 21's only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

MCR Pathways is a one to one mentoring programme that takes place in secondary schools across Scotland, including 7 within Highland. We are seeking volunteer mentors from all walks of life, to provide relationship-based mentoring, for just one hour per week, in school during school term time. Our vision is that all young people who are care experienced, or experiencing vulnerability, have equality of educational outcomes, career choices and life chances with their peers. MCR Pathways carefully matches young people with their mentor, based on shared interests, career aspirations and personality. The one hour per week could involve anything from having a chat, playing a board game, going for a walk in the school grounds, or helping with homework; but the main thing is to be there as a supporting adult in the young person's life. The results for our young people are exceptional and we know that mentors also get so much from the experience. Currently, the seven schools in Highland where we are seeking mentors are Wick Academy, Lochaber High School, Invergordon Academy, Alness Academy, Dingwall Academy, Inverness High School and Inverness Royal Academy. Please book your initial information session to find out more using this link: https://my.mcrpathways.org/book/s/information-session

Training Given

All applicants will receive full training and must undergo a PVG check. The core mentor training lasts 3 hours.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling deadline, ongoing applications

Museum Volunteer

Invergordon Museum

Invergordon

Flexible shifts - 10am - 1pm / 1pm - 4pm

16

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Are you passionate about meeting new people and intrigued by local history? If so, we invite you to join our team of volunteers at Invergordon Museum. Role Description: •Welcoming Visitors: As a volunteer, you’ll play a crucial role in welcoming visitors to the museum. Your friendly demeanour will help orientate them, ensuring they make the most of their visit. •Learning and Sharing: We encourage you to explore the museum’s collections and familiarise yourself with the displays. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and learn from the volunteers on duty. •Rich History: Invergordon, a small Highland town, boasts a fascinating past. Our museum showcases artifacts from HMS Natal, Invergordon Castle, Naval Mutiny, and the old County Hospital. Additionally, we delve into the stories and displays from WW1 and WW2, as well as the more recent history of the Oil industry and its impact on the area. What We’re Looking For: •Enthusiasm: Bring your passion and energy to engage with our visitors. •Curiosity: A willingness to learn about the museum’s collections and share that knowledge with others. •Flexibility: Volunteer hours are flexible and can be discussed to accommodate your schedule. Training and Support: •We provide in-house training to equip you for this rewarding role. Contact Information: •If you are interested please Email: mike.sheraton@btinternet.com or Telephone: 07969 955968

Training Given

In-house training will be provided but the best way to learn here is to familiarise yourself with our collections and ask questions, we are all happy to share our knowledge.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling

Community Organiser

The Vegan Society

Hybrid - around applicant's local area (Highlands essential)

Flexible - minimum of a day per month

18 +

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Do you want to take part in vegan volunteering around the Highlands? We have an ever-growing Community Network of vegans just like you, who have a passion to volunteer and promote veganism. Every month, our Network choose from a range of outreach tasks. These could include town centre stalls, writing to a councillor or MSP, sharing our campaigns on social media or contacting local businesses. You're in control of how much or how little you do. Every month, you will be sent a collection of tasks to choose from. We create these from our programme of campaigns. You would be the point of contact for Advocates in your area, sharing these tasks and coordinating activities, such as stalls and lobbying councillors. We will provide you with a campaign toolkit and be in regular contact with you to ensure you have everything you need. You will also be invited to our private Facebook group and WhatsApp chat. We would expect you to provide any updates from your group and give feedback on each task. It's vital that we measure the impact that we are having, in terms of positive conversations and leaflets handed out. You can also give us ideas you have for future outreach tasks or campaigning. Many Organisers find a huge sense of satisfaction, improvement in self-esteem and enjoy the social side of volunteering in this role. You will also be responsible for welcoming new Advocates in your area. We will let you know when somebody new applies, and you will help them to get involved with any activities. As the main contact for Advocates, this role does require some awareness of safeguarding and data protection procedures and policy. You'll also be the health and safety contact for your group. There will be full training on your role in this, as well as a handbook and ongoing guidance and support. As an Organiser, you will ensure any resources or actions undertaken are in line with our branding and messaging guidelines and make sure that Advocates understand this too.

Training Given

There will be a full induction to the role, with a gradual introduction of new tasks and responsibilities. To start with, we will provide an initial training session to cover the basics of community organising, communication skills and event planning. This will be done remotely from wherever you are. Along with this, we will provide a full pack of resources that covers a range of work that we do. From there, there will be regular conversations and reviews, where we can discuss other training requirements. Staff are always available to Organisers for any questions, via phone or email.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Volunteer Fundraising & Events Coordinator

Cafe 1668

86 Church Street, Inverness

Flexible Hours To Be Agreed

18

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Join Our Team as a Volunteer Fundraising & Events Coordinator Café 1668, a vibrant and welcoming not-for-profit café located in Inverness, invites you to take on an exciting and rewarding role as our Fundraising & Events Coordinator. As we continue to grow and evolve, your contribution will be instrumental in supporting our mission. About Café 1668: •We believe in reducing waste and supporting our community. •Our café serves paying customers and provides free meals to those in need. •Located in Church Street, Inverness, we’re a warm, inclusive and welcoming space. Role Overview: As the Fundraising & Events Coordinator, you’ll play a pivotal role in our social enterprise. Your responsibilities will include: •Building Relationships: Develop and nurture existing supporter relationships while actively seeking new opportunities for community and corporate fundraising. •Local Impact: Coordinate projects within our local area, ensuring our initiatives align with our mission. •Fundraising Processes: Contribute to the development of efficient fundraising processes. •Administrative Support: Provide administrative assistance as needed. What You Will Gain: Volunteering with Café 1668 isn’t just about giving back; It’s an opportunity for personal growth and skills development: •Communication Skills: Engage with diverse individuals, from donors to community members. •Coordination Abilities: Manage events, campaigns, and projects. •Community Engagement: Be part of a growing social enterprise that values connections. •CV Boost: Listing your role as a Volunteer Fundraising & Events Coordinator demonstrates your commitment, adaptability, and passion for positive change. Join us in making a difference while enhancing your own skills.

Training Given

Induction, support in planning and regular discussions to identify training requirements.

How to apply

Email: val@highlandtsi.org.uk or Tel: 01463 224454

Deadline to apply:

Rolling

Cafe Volunteers

Cafe 1668

86 Church Street, Inverness

Various Hours during the week - Mon - Fri

16 years +

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Join Our Café 1668 Volunteer Team Are you passionate about making a positive impact in your community? Café 1668, a warm and welcoming not-for-profit café located in Inverness, is seeking dedicated volunteers like you to help us create a supportive environment for all. Why Volunteer with Café 1668? •Purposeful Work: By volunteering, you’ll contribute to our mission of providing both paying customers and those in need with nourishing meals. •Community Connection: Our café is a hub where people come together. Be part of a team that fosters connections and supports one another. •Career Development: Whether you’re interested in hospitality or simply love sustainable food, Café 1668 offers a great learning environment. •Reducing Food Waste: Join us in our commitment to minimising food waste and promoting sustainability. •Building Confidence: Volunteering at Café 1668 is an opportunity to grow personally and professionally. Volunteer Roles: •Barista: Brew delicious coffees and create memorable experiences for our guests. •Professional Cookery: Assist in preparing freshly made meals, including vegetarian and vegan options. •Customer Service: Interact with all customers, ensuring they feel welcome and valued. •Till Handling: Help manage transactions and keep things running smoothly. Qualities We Value: •Motivation and Reliability: Show up consistently and bring your enthusiasm. •Empathy and Understanding: Treat everyone with kindness and respect. •Passion for Good Food and Coffee: Share our commitment to quality. •Desire to Learn: Be curious and embrace the learning opportunities within our social enterprise. Join our team at Café 1668 and be part of something meaningful. For further details please email: val@highlandtsi.org.uk / margaret@highlandtsi.org.uk or Tel: 01463 224454

Training Given

Volunteers will be given the opportunity to take Elementary Food Hygiene training and will be included on all other relevant training, as and when required.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling

Volunteer Book-keeper

The Highland Weigh

Nairn

Flexible

Over 18's

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

The Highland Weigh The Highland Weigh, established in January 2022, is a zero-waste store and vegetarian café located on Nairn High Street. The purpose of this eco-friendly, social enterprise is to offer Highlanders the opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint by reducing plastic usage and food waste, as well as supporting local businesses. With its mission to promote sustainability, The Highland Weigh not only provides a wide range of zero-waste products, but also serves as a community hub for like-minded individuals who are passionate about environmental conservation. The addition of a vegetarian café further enhances the experience, allowing visitors to enjoy delicious plant-based meals while contributing to a more sustainable future. The Opportunity – Volunteer Book-keeper We are looking for someone to help our thriving Social Enterprise in Nairn. We need someone to support us in a Book-keeping capacity to support the interface between the staff team and the accountants who complete our annual accounts. Someone with a bit of background in accounting who would like to keep a hand in; someone who likes a nice coffee and a chat in a friendly place. We believe that this role will help keep our annual accountancy fees affordable and help to build the skills of the staff team in terms of managing our accounts system in an efficient and appropriate manner. To that end we are looking for someone to be a mentor for our young office manager as they learn this side of the business. Skills required: •Knowledge of how to navigate accounts systems - we use Xero. •Review Nominal Ledger Postings •Reconcile Control Account balances - e.g. Payroll, VAT etc. •Prepare and enter manual journals as required - e.g. calculate and post depreciation. •Produce Monthly / quarterly management accounts - these are produced from our accounting package, XERO. •Produce Year End accounts for consideration by our accountants who would then submit to Companies House. Please let us know. If you are interested in this position, please request an application form by sending an email to Contactus@highlandweigh.co.uk

Training Given

Training can be provided on the Xero accounts system

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Meet and Greet Volunteer

Alzheimer Scotland

Inverness

minimum 2 hours per week

Over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Overview: We are seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join Alzheimer Scotland's team as Meet & Greet Support volunteers at our centre in Inverness. As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in providing a warm and welcoming environment for individuals and families affected by dementia. Your support will help create a positive and inclusive atmosphere at our centres, allowing visitors to feel comfortable and valued during their time with us. Role Description: As a Meet & Greet Support Volunteer, you will be the friendly face that greets visitors as they arrive at our centre. Your primary responsibility will be to offer a warm welcome and assist in directing them to the appropriate services or activities within the centre. You will also provide a listening ear and be available to offer general information about Alzheimer Scotland's programs and services. Please see Full Role Description below in Supporting Information. On reading and if interested, informal enquiries to the Volunteering Team https://www.alzscot.org/contact-us-about-volunteering or NSemple@alzscot.org 01463 711707

Training Given

Induction: Background to the organisation; Brain Health and Dementia Resource Centres, ALOIS (Advice, Listening, Opportunities, Information, Support) Programme, Brain Health Scotland, Dementia/Dementia in Scotland, Communication, boundaries/Confidentiality, Responsibilities. Key Policies and Procedures FutureLearn: Understanding Brain Health and Preventing Dementia Volunteer Handbook Volunteer Development Programme

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

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Events Organiser

Highland and Islands Blood Bikes

Home/Hybrid

variable

over 18's

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Planning and arranging external fundraising events
Setting up and running the events. Looking for new avenues for Fundraising events Responsible for takings and banking from Fundraising events If you would be interested in finding out more, don't hesitate to get in touch with Graham Allan at chairman@haibloodbikes.co.uk to arrange an informal chat. As a charity, all our positions are voluntary based.

Training Given

Training will be provided if required.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Fundraising Coordinator

Highland and Islands Blood Bikes

Home/hybrid

variable

over 18's

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

• Coordinating and overseeing the various areas within fundraising. • Liaising with the fundraising members in all local regions. • Keeping a record of the activities and finances. • Manage events calendar. • Being part of the Management team. If you want to learn more, please contact Graham Allan at chairman@haibloodbikes.co.uk to arrange an informal chat. As a charity, all our positions are voluntary based.

Training Given

Training will be offered if required.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Operations Managers assistant

Highland and Islands Blood Bikes

Home

VARIABLE

OVER 18'S

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We are looking for a new volunteer position as an Operations Managers assistant. As our charity grows, we need to share some of our volunteer's job responsibilities and tasks. So, hence we are seeking someone with the appropriate skills to take on this role. Ideally, we would like you to be IT literate and familiar with Microsoft Teams and Excel (although training will be provided). Experience recording and analysing data would be desirable, as well as good administrative skills. For more information regarding this role and to have an informal chat, please contact clair.operations@haibloodbikes.co.uk.

Training Given

Training will be offered if required

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Therapeutic/Interest Activity Volunteer Role Description

Alzheimer Scotland

Inverness Brain Health & Dementia Resource Centre

Times as mutually agreed

Over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Overview: We are keen to hear from people who would be happy to lead therapeutic group activities. The types of therapeutic activities may include groups focussing on arts & crafts, football, golf, dance, film & TV, music & singing, photography, complimentary therapies, nature & gardening, sports, baking, reading, walking, local and/or family history or the sharing of other interests. Groups would be open to People with Dementia, Carers and/or wider community interested in maintaining good brain health. Role Description: This role will take a lead in delivering a therapeutic activity group as per interests listed above and support the people attending. The role may vary but is likely to include; •Offering person-centred support within a therapeutic group setting. •Communicating with people and staff within the therapeutic group setting. •Leading therapeutic activity groups and sharing ideas, skills and interests. •Recording attendance at the group. •Keeping staff updated about the group activity, those attending and any concerns or matters they feel are relevant. •Keeping up to date with Alzheimer Scotland news and our work across Scotland. On reading and if interested, informal enquiries to NSemple@alzscot.org 01463 711710

Training Given

Induction: Background to the organisation; Brain Health and Dementia Resource Centres, ALOIS (Advice, Listening, Opportunities, Information, Support) Programme, Brain Health Scotland, Dementia/Dementia in Scotland, Communication, boundaries/Confidentiality, Responsibilities. Key Policies and Procedures FutureLearn: Understanding Brain Health and Preventing Dementia Volunteer Handbook Volunteer Development Programme

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Volunteer Minibus driver

Merkinch Community Centre

Merkinch, Inverness

3 hours per week on a Wednesday

over 25 yrs

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We require a volunteer minibus drive for our small minibus. A lunch club for the elderly folks is run each Wednesday - and for some it is the highlight of their week. Lunch is followed by entertainment. The driver can stay for lunch or come back. If you were able to drive every week / once a fortnight / once a month, we would love to hear from you

Training Given

You would be given a mentoring session by our regular driver and trustee

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Lifeline Foster carer

Cats Protection Lifeline

Home

3 hours per day

Over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our Lifeline fosterers provide temporary, loving homes for cats whose families are fleeing domestic abuse, until they can be safely reunited. Before applying, please make sure you: - have no other pets at home (we can’t guarantee your foster cat will like the company of other cats or dogs!). If you have pets that live in a tank or cage, get in touch and we’ll have a chat about whether this could be suitable - either own your own property or have written permission from your landlord or housing provider to foster cats By fostering with Lifeline, you’ll be helping us to support someone in need of a temporary home for their cat. We’ll cover all costs so all you need to do is provide a loving home for your foster cat and send us lots of photos so we can give their owner updates. Fostering with our service is completely confidential, so you won’t actually know anything about the owner and they also won’t know your identity either. All communication goes through our dedicated Lifeline team to maintain anonymity.

Training Given

Feline behaviour and welfare, Health & Safety, Safeguarding, and many others available on our e-learning platform.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Volunteer (inSpire project)

St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness

Inverness

1 - 2 hours per week (minimum)

Over 18's only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We are looking for volunteers for our inSpire project. The role involves preparing school uniform and winter clothing requests, sorting through donated items, assisting with holiday lunches, preparing food bags and assisting with managing our food bank. It also involves welcoming and assisting people who drop in to request items. If you have a couple of hours or more to spare each week and would like to get involved, please get in touch. Email: inspires@invernesscathedral.org If you are looking for a volunteering opportunity during the school holidays (over 18's only) and would like to assist with preparing holiday lunches and school uniform requests, please email: inspires@invernesscathedral.org

Training Given

Volunteers will be advised on how to prepare clothing requests, food bags and holiday lunches and also how to manage the food bank.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

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Chair Yoga Teacher

Highland Yoga Collective CIC

Nairn

1-2 hours per month

Over 18's only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We are looking for an organised, reliable and flexible chair yoga teacher for our yoga studio in Nairn. We offer services that enhance wellbeing and have a social impact and we have a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion We are a community and studio based upon: Trust Compassion – Fairness - Fun - Courageous Passion This role would suit someone who wants to become an integral part of our yoga community Location : Highland Yoga Collective, Nairn, IV12 4AD Relevant Experience, Skills and Knowledge •Experience of and engagement with yoga including an appropriate chair based yoga teacher qualification •Friendly and approachable •Reliable and consistent •Helpful and positive attitude Communication and Interpersonal Skills •Excellent interpersonal skills and active listening skills Please email a current CV and covering letter to highlandyogacollective@gmail.com

Training Given

On the job shadowing training will be provided along with access to ongoing CPD.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

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My Future My Success Mentor

Highlife Highland

Highland

Flexible

No age restriction

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

My Future, My Success Mentoring is a bespoke Mentoring, Coaching and Engagement Programme developed in Highland region as part of My Future My Success (MFMS) programme. The programme aims to ensure more of our young people in Highland have the skills and knowledge to enable them to achieve a positive and sustained destination beyond school as well as having a better insight into the opportunities that are available to them locally. Every mentoring relationship is different. MFMS Meetings can be face to face or virtual, they can be in school or in a public setting. The relationship duration can be short term or can extend into the future. Frequency and length of sessions are agreed at the start between mentor and mentee. The relationship will be set-up in the best way to deliver the best possible outcomes for young people and mentors. If you would like to find out more, please email mfms@highland.gov.uk .

Training Given

Recognition & Response – Child Protection. Mentoring Skills. Coaching Skills. Tools for mentoring.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Mentor - Young People

Action for Children

Easter Ross & Highland

3 hours per week approximately for 12 months

Over 18

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to volunteer at Action for Children, Inverness. We run a needs led volunteer mentoring service for young people aged 8-14 who are subject to home supervision. We know that these young people are often vulnerable, socially isolated or at risk of offending. The main aims for the service are: · Improve attainment levels for young people · Enhance positive relationships within the family and wider community · Support children to have increased levels of self-esteem and resilience · Support Children to explore and engage in personal hobbies/interests If you are you looking for a rewarding and challenging volunteering opportunity and can spare a few hours a week this may be for you. All we ask is that you: · Are you able to be an active member of a child’s life · Are you a good listener · Will you act in the best interests of the child · Can you commit to 12 Months? Our Children and Young people need stability. If you are interested in getting involved, or would like more information then please contact me on the details below: Volunteer’s co-ordinator Action for Children Tel – 01463 717 227 sarah.sproul@actionforchildren.org.uk

Training Given

We offer initial training which will hopefully build on your the skills and confidence to work with these young people. Regular training and supervision sessions continue once a match has been made and an opportunity to develop your skills with working with young people and families.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

18/03/2024

Camp Volunteers: 5 day camp

Reach4Reality

Highland: outdoor activity centres

Monday 9.30am -Friday 4.30pm

Over 16

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Reach4Reality works with autistic young people and young adults involving them in a range of outdoor activities tailored to their individual needs. Activities might be short 1:1 sessions with our staff, half day/day activities during the holidays, building up to overnight stays, weekend camps and 5 day camps. We are looking for volunteers to come and help on our two 5 day camps: 8th-12th July at Glencoe Outdoor Centre or 21st-25th October at Abernethy Trust, Nethybridge. The role of a camp volunteer is to come and support young people and young adults with autism or another social communication difficulty on one of our 5 day camps. Volunteers do the outdoor activities (e.g. canoeing, kayaking, biking, walking) alongside the young people and our staff, and centre staff, supporting them as required, but primarily just befriending them and helping to make sure that they have a fun and rewarding experience. Within the more general social times on camp, the role involves chatting to the young people, playing games with them. No specific experience of outdoor activities required, just a reasonable level of fitness and a willing to give activities a try! This opportunity can be counted as a Gold DofE residential if required.

Training Given

Training on autism, safeguarding, in-house training on policies etc.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling deadline

Camp Volunteers

Reach4Reality

Inverness/Cairngorms

Occasional weekends

Over 16

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Reach4Reality works with autistic young people and young adults involving them in a range of outdoor activities tailored to their individual needs. Activities might be short 1:1 sessions with our staff, half day/day activities during the holidays, building up to overnight stays, weekend camps and 5 day camps. The role of a camp volunteer is to come and support young people and young adults with autism or another social communication difficulty on our regular weekend camps. These take place at various self-catering venues mainly in the Aviemore/Kincraig area or at local outdoor centres. Volunteers do the outdoor activities (e.g. canoeing, kayaking, biking, walking) alongside the young people and our staff, supporting them as required, but primarily just befriending them and helping to make sure that they have a fun and rewarding experience. Within the more general social times on camp, the role involves chatting to the young people, playing games with them or helping with clearing up after meals. If someone has a particular interest, skill, or qualification in food hygiene or catering we would also welcome anyone who could help with meal preparation too! No specific experience of outdoor activities required, just a reasonable level of fitness and a willing to give activities a try!

Training Given

Training regarding safeguarding, autism, in-house training on policies etc. Potential for MIDAS (minibus training) or first aid if appropriate.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling deadline

Activities Volunteer

Reach4Reality

Inverness and surrounding area

9.30-4.30 Monday to friday during easter or summer holidays

Over 16

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Reach4Reality works with autistic young people and young adults involving them in a range of outdoor activities tailored to their individual needs. Activities might be short 1:1 sessions with our staff, half day/day activities during the holidays, building up to overnight stays, weekend camps and 5 day camps. We are looking for volunteers to come and help us on our half-day activities during the Easter holidays and our full day activities during the summer holidays. Volunteers do the outdoor activities (e.g. canoeing, kayaking, biking, walking) alongside the young people and our staff who run the activities, supporting the young people as required, but primarily just befriending them and helping to make sure that they have a fun and rewarding experience. No specific experience of outdoor activities required (although welcomed), just a reasonable level of fitness and a willing to give activities a try!

Training Given

Training on autism, safeguarding, in-house training on policies etc.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling deadline

Macmillan Buddy

Macmillan Cancer Support

Inverness and Highlands

2-3 hours per week

over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our Macmillan Buddy service provides a lifeline for people with cancer by offering them weekly support. The service is delivered by volunteers, who undergo comprehensive training and are fully supported by our staff and lead volunteers. As a Macmillan Buddy volunteer, you can make a real difference to people's lives, at the hardest time of their life. As a volunteer buddy, you are there as someone for your service user to talk to about how they are feeling and their support needs during this difficult time. Our Macmillan Community Buddies visit the service user face-to-face in the local community, usually the service user's home. This can also include offering support with simple practical tasks around the home. You'll also: - Be a key part of a friendly team of volunteers and staff - Receive comprehensive training and support - Have the opportunity to develop your communication and people skills - Receive out of pocket expenses, in line with our expenses policy

Training Given

We provide comprehensive online training for our buddy volunteers, alongside support from our team of staff.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

ongoing

Volunteer - Various roles

Connecting Carers

Home based or Local Area

From 1hr a week

Over 14yrs

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We support unpaid Carers, offering many Volunteering opportunities, we have something to suit everyone: - Befriending by telephone - Online support groups (Adult or Young Carers) - Face to Face support groups (Adult or Young Carers) - Counselling Volunteers (Student or trained Counsellors) If you are interested in or wish to discuss any of these opportunities please apply to: volunteering@connectingcarers.org.uk or text / telephone: 07570 302287

Training Given

Induction and ongoing training is provided, as required or requested.

How to apply

volunteering@connectingcarers.org.uk or text / telephone: 07570 302287

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Volunteer Drivers

FareShare

Alness (Covering Highland area)

1 or 2 days per month

Over 21

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

The FARESHARE warehouse at Kendal Crescent, Alness has been a huge success and we are now delivering 40% of the surplus food into the region to over 40 members. We are looking for extra support to get our van on the road an extra 4/5 days a month which will allow us to get more surplus food out to our members. We are looking for people who can commit to 1 or 2 days a month, during the week, to deliver surplus food to groups across the region. Full training and safety equipment will be given. We have our own van. This is a real opportunity to support your communities. We expect to deliver between 160/200 tonnes of surplus food to our member this year. We want to increase this. Driver’s licence Physically fit Desire to assist communities within Highland region. For further information, please contact: Michael Sutherland - Tel: 07533 561455

Training Given

Support & Training given around Deliveries

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Rolling Deadline

Walk leader volunteer

Clarity Walk

Inverness

At least 2 hours every fortnight

Over 18s only

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

We believe 'No one should have to walk alone' and it's our mission to reduce isolation through walking and talking with our digital detox walks. We are looking for walk leader volunteers to support us. Looking for walk leaders who can commit to at least 2 walks per month to lead one of our walks to make a difference. Time needed per walk would be around 2 hours dependent on location and this includes travel time and tea/coffee at the end. Requirement -Be able to drive. -Be empathetic and inclusive of all ages and abilities to help bring people together. -Be a great communicator Look forward to hearing from you.

Training Given

Full walk leader training will be provided.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Nairn Bookshop

Highland Hospice

Nairn

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Saturday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops, including our new bookshop in Nairn, help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of a team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Nairn Bookshop during the week or on a Saturday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Nairn Shop

Highland Hospice

Nairn

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Saturday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Nairn shop during the week or on a Saturday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Falcon Square, Inverness

Highland Hospice

Inverness

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Sunday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Falcon Square shop during the week or at the weekend. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Inverness, Harbour Road Shop

Highland Hospice

Inverness

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Sunday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Harbour Road shop either during the week or particularly on a Saturday or Sunday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Tain Shop

Highland Hospice

Tain

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Saturday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Tain shop during the week or on a Saturday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Beauly Shop

Highland Hospice

Beauly

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Saturday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Beauly shop during the week or on a Saturday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

Retail Volunteer - Alness Shop

Highland Hospice

Alness

Shifts available 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm, Monday - Saturday

16+

Ongoing Opportunity

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Role Description

Our shops help fund Hospice care in the Highlands. Retail volunteers work as part of team with the Shop Manager to keep the shop open and to generate income from the sale of donated and new goods. We are looking for volunteers to cover either a morning or afternoon shift in our Alness shop during the week or on a Saturday. We are looking for volunteers to provide high standards of customer care, to assist with sorting and pricing donations, operating the till alongside helping to keep the shop tidy and clean. In this role you will learn about the work of Highland Hospice and how the shop supports this valuable work throughout the Highlands Taster sessions are available for interested volunteers.

Training Given

All new volunteers will receive an induction to the shop including introduction to the shop, work operations, Health and Safety in the workplace and Moving and Handling training.

How to apply

Deadline to apply:

Ongoing

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Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

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