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Volunteer with Moray Council - Community Care Services

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Tuesday, 25 September 2012 14:32

The Moray Council has more on offer than first meets the eye. Volunteering can be a very rewarding and fulfilling opportunity. Why not check out some of the latest vacancies below and try your hand at a new role that will help develop your skills and help people at the same time. Here are some of the exciting opportunities that are on offer at the moment across Moray. 
 

There is a full application process in place for placements and there will be an indepth induction given before commencement of opportunity.

Gardner - EL02
Elgin

Gardening and developing parts of the garden on a drop in basis or regular weekly attendance as to suit the volunteer.  Working on their own, would suit someone who loves to garden.

The volunteer will be working on their own in the garden area within Cedarwood grounds.  Ability to work unsupervised.

General Tasks include: Maintenance of garden area – weeding, pruning, general maintenance and developing unkept areas of the garden. There are gardening tools but volunteers can bring their own gardening tools if preferred.

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Can you help Riding for the Disabled?

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Friday, 17 February 2012 13:51

Riding for the Disabled at Cranloch are in desperate need of volunteer helpers to help with riders ride the ponies.

RDA is a part of a worldwide organisation structure that is dedicated to providing disabled people with the opportunity to ride to benefit their health and well-being.

Our riders certainly benefit from their riding as it increases their confidence and provides a enjoyable experience.

For the volunteer it is a healthy exercise, a brilliant opportunity to improve communication with disabled people as well as meeting other helpers.

For more information, please contact VCM on 01343 843705.

 

Join the Dots 2011 Report

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Thursday, 29 September 2011 12:29

Join the Dots came around through discussion from the volunteer managers who attended the Volunteer Managers Network (VMN) sessions.

It became quite clear the following had a major impact to the voluntary sector and how Voluntary organisations and groups would continue and sustain in Moray.

> Budget cuts and Service Level Agreements being withdrawn or slashed. Leaving organisations no choice but to either close or restrict their services. Although the local need would not alter, resources, organisation’s original ways of working and the services provided might and staff and hours would suffer.

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Volunteer Centre Moray rewarded for Committing to Excellence

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Tuesday, 19 July 2011 15:42

Volunteer Centre Moray is celebrating its recent achievement of “Committed to Excellence” status, having successfully participated in the Big Lottery funded Supporting Voluntary Action (SVA) Quality Matters project.

This internationally recognised award, presented by Quality Scotland, marks Volunteer Centre Moray’s commitment to continuous improvement, which they demonstrated by carrying out an in-depth assessment of every aspect of their organisation and identifying and implementing key areas for improvement.

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We're on Facebook!

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Thursday, 19 May 2011 14:51

Volunteer Centre Moray has finally followed in the footsteps of many other charities and now has a presence on the international phenomenon, Facebook!

We will advertise events, opportunities and organisation’s news in an effort to reach as many people as we can. Our Facebook page will compliment the content of our extensive website site and will attract many more to it.

So put out the word, search for us or simply click here.

If there is anything you would like to highlight, promote or advertise, please feel free to contact us via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or on 01343 843705.

 

   

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