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Covid 19 Resilience Aberdeen is coordinating Aberdeen’s response to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and is particularly ensuring older and the most vulnerable people get the help and support they need. We are urgently seeking volunteers to help keep people safe and inside their homes during this crisis. If you are fit and healthy with no underlying health conditions and you are under 70 years old, then your neighbours need you! Now, more than ever before we need to stay connected in our communities and look after one another. >Can you help? We are looking for volunteers to help people living in your own neighbourhood who are unable to leave their homes and have no-one else to help them. This could mean doing things for your neighbours like • Picking up prescriptions • Picking up small amounts of local groceries • Posting mail • Urgent necessities • Making a friendly phone call. All volunteers would have a Neighbourhood coordinator who they could contact for help, support and advice and we would ask that volunteers keep themselves safe by keeping up to date with current advice which can be found on the web sites below. You would not be expected to enter anyone’s home, take any money or other type of payment, this service is free to the person who needs it and goods would be left on the person’s doorstep. If you can help in any way please email communities@aberdeencity.gov.uk All help makes a real difference and will be greatly appreciated, *Please keep updated with the official government public announcements and information at: 1. www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/ 2. www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public 3. https://scvo.org.uk/support/covid-19/resources
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland are running the biggest ever volunteer recruitment campaign to help vulnerable people who have one of our conditions and are self-isolating during the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak. Help us and join Scotland’s fight against coronavirus. Volunteering as a Kindness Caller means you will be helping the most vulnerable people in Scotland to stay safe and well at home. Our charity supports people with chest, heart and stroke conditions every day and right now those people are the most at risk in the country. Many are scared, worried and isolated and need our help more than ever. That is why this role as a kindness caller is so important. Volunteering to be a kindness caller will help reduce social isolation and loneliness and provide a check in service for those who are stuck in their homes. This can be done through our new telephone check in service, text message or facetime call to our existing service users and anyone who needs us. Relevant training and regular contact with a volunteer line manager, who will be available for support and to answer questions is provided to all volunteers. *Please sign up online - www.chss.org.uk/kindness or for further advice, please contact volunteering@chss.org.uk *For more about Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland please visit www.chss.org.uk
Inchgarth Community Centre is coordinating a Garthdee area only shopping, medication collection, or dog walking service for the most vulnerable and isolated. This includes the elderly, people with disabilities, and most isolated living in our community. People can email inchgarthcc1@btinternet.com with your full name, address including post code, and phone number. Please let us know what kind of help you can give. All volunteers make a real difference and all assistance is greatly appreciated. *More information is also available at: -Website www.inchgarth.org -Email Inchgarthcc1@btinternet.com -Facebook Https://www.facebook.com/inchgarthcc -Twitter www.twitter.com/inchgarthcc
Aberdeen City Mutual Aid has been set up to support vulnerable people/those in self-isolation in Aberdeen during the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak. Help includes support with delivering mail, getting/dropping off groceries/urgent supplies and calling people for a chat to prevent/reduce loneliness. All volunteer help is welcome, greatly appreciated and will make a real difference – please register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVTwg3XXtaMbLfwFuUrj-ALDvrVRdXJEOflUkVG778dPe8Qw/viewform or contact email aberdeenmutualaid@outlook.com or tel.: 01224 515513. Further details also at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2550692921870646/?ref=share and https://twitter.com/AidAberdeen . For details of Mutual Aid Groups in communities across the country please visit https://covidmutualaid.org/
The purpose of this group is to assist the support and care of people in the Ferryhill, Garthdee, Holburn, and Ruthireston areas of Aberdeen. Volunteers will help people in self isolation, by keeping in contact by phone or internet or running simple errands. This is being facilitated by local churches (Ferryhill, Ruthrieston West, South Holburn, and St John's Episcopal). It is open for anyone who wants to help their community. To date there are over 300 members. All new help welcome and greatly appreciated. Please contact us via https://www.facebook.com/groups/covid19riverside/ or Email office@ferryhillparishchurch.org / Telephone 01224 213093.
Help us and join Scotland’s fight against Coronavirus. Volunteering as a Kindness Caller means you will be helping the most vulnerable people in Scotland to stay safe and well at home. Volunteering to be a kindness caller will help reduce social isolation and loneliness and provide a check in service for those who are stuck in their homes. This can be done through our new telephone check in service, text message or face time call to our existing service users and anyone who needs us. Apply online at www.chss.org.uk/kindness Thank you
Welfare Volunteers work together helping to ensure the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of volunteers and members of the SHRUB Coop. This could include helping create accessible welfare policies, assisting with workshops and drop in sessions and arbitrating conflicts and complaints - not all volunteers have to take part in all tasks, giving the volunteers opportunity to focus on their interest areas. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months of volunteering, approximately 2-3h/week.
Utilise your artistic, entrepreneurial and fashion flair. As part of our team of volunteers.You will dress window and interior displays making them eye catching to customers.
Bud is an interactive mini museum travelling across Scotland to local schools and events. The volunteer will be welcoming people on board Bud, facilitating group work with the school children, talking about poppyscotland and Bud to the general public and encouraging people to complete our evaluation forms.
The duties of a trustee board member are to ensures The Bike Station complies with its governing document (the Articles of Association), charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations and pursues its objects as defined in its governing document contribute actively by setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets safeguard reputation and values ensure financial stability