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Volunteering Opportunity: VO89477
Community Larder Helper with Glenrothes Community Sports & Health Hub.
Created/last updated: 23/11/2021
About this opportunity:
The Glenrothes Community Sports and Health Hub aim to create a family friendly sport, social and wellbeing hub that benefits the whole community • They work with local sport clubs (e • g • football, cricket and tennis) and other groups and organisations to develop a welcoming, safe, inclusive and fun environment •
Their Facebook page describes the range of activities offered including yoga, seated exercise, Andy's Man Club, Storytelling, women's wellbeing, community larder, employability and more • They also have lots of plans to involve more children, young people, older adults, socially excluded and vulnerable people •
Volunteers are needed to help support the Community Larder on Wednesdays & Friday 4 • 30-6 • 30pm • The larder is open to the community from 5-6pm (6-7pm in the summer) with donated food delivered •
Volunteers need to help sort/lay the food out, support people using the larder and then clear away at the end • You will be part of a small group who manage this and you can volunteer for either day •
As well as having a taster of what's on offer, you will have an induction with the Hub manager and staff and ongoing support to create a plan your role.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public Transport Rates
No specific experience or skills needed, although you should have a positive, non-judgmental and understanding attitude to the range of people who will use the Hub, including vulnerable people. The Hub welcomes volunteers with a range of interests and backgrounds.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period
Yes: You are welcome to visit the Hub, meet with the manager and have a trial of the opportunity.
The Hub is based at Gilvenbank Park, Pitcoudie Ave, Cadham, Glenrothes, KY7 6SU. There's a bus stop close by.
Travel expenses will be refunded (on the day if required) - public transport or mileage at 40p per mile.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.