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Volunteering Opportunity: VO98229

  • Collecting Can Volunteer
    with Age Scotland.

    Created/last updated: 06/09/2023

    About this opportunity:Age Scotland collection can volunteers raise vital funds to support their work to tackle loneliness
     •  Acting as the friendly face of Age Scotland, volunteers place collection cans around communities and collect cans once they're full
     •  No experience is necessary, as all training will be provided but you must be over 18 years old for this role
     •  They are looking for someone with good organisational and numeracy skills, that enjoys meeting new people and is passionate about ending loneliness in Scotland
     •  The volunteering commitment is flexible; you can do this whenever suits you
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All Age Scotland Volunteers will be taken through the organisation's bespoke Volunteer Journey. This includes initial and on-going training by your Volunteer Supporter and Volunteer development & training officer. Training includes Diversity & inclusion, GDPR, Dementia and Veterans training. Volunteers will be supported throughout their journey with Age Scotland, with regular 1-1's with your volunteer supporter to ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers will be reimbursed for all necessary travel required for this role.

    Experience required:No experience is necessary, as training will be given but you should have good organisational skills, be good with numbers, outgoing and friendly, enjoy meeting people, have good communication skills and preferably have a driving licence.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Detailsin your local area

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.