you like help to find the right volunteering opportunity
for you? Voluntary Action Perthshire (VAP) helps lots
of people find the opportunity to volunteer that they
are looking for.
you would like some help, contact Nicholas Morris, Development
Officer for VAP.
t: 01738 452239
Nicholas can also help groups find suitable volunteers.
Perth offers support and friendship to families with
at least one child under five in the family home. Our
volunteers support families throughout Perth & Kinross.
We also run family groups in Blairgowrie and Coupar
Angus and a Perth group for young mums.
Perth is always looking for new volunteers who have
parenting experience and have a couple of hours to spare
each week. Following an 8-week (32 hour) Training Course
you would be matched with a family who you would thereafter
support for up to two hours weekly in their own home.
The next Training Course starts on Wednesday, 29 February
you are interested in this volunteering opportunity
or would like support for your family, more information
is available by going online www.homestartperth.org.uk,
emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 01738
638847 and asking to speak to Susan or Veronica.
Baltree Country Centre, Gairneybank, Kinross,
need volunteers to clean the kennels and walk & feed
Can you Help?
01592 890583. Visit our website at www.greyhoundrescuefife.com
We are looking for volunteers to help serve lunch
to a lively bunch of over aged teenagers (over 65's).
If you have time to spare one day a week and would like
to help between 11.45am and 1.15pm we would love to hear
Pop in and speak to Nan or telephone 01577 863869
Friends of Wumenu Community Farm
(Charity No SC037724)
The charity will take: old agricultural tools, bikes,
clothes, fabrics, old sewing machines, art materials,
duvets, curtains, blankets and bedding, kitchenware, toys,
clothes, play equipment, power tools, garden tools household
furniture and unwanted electrical goods in any condition.
All goods can be collected.
Telephone Amu-Logotse on 07985 623870 or Barbara Willey
on 01577 863063.
Kinross High School is looking for people to drive the
school minibus for planned school excursions during the
school session. Volunteers must have passed their driving
licence before 1 Jan 1997 to enable them to go through
MIDAS training provided by the Council. References and
enhanced disclosure are also required. The school will
pay for associated costs.
Please contact Helen Powers, Senior School Technician
for more information 01577 867100.
are open Tuesdays, Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays
from 10.00am to 3.00pm in the Church Street Hall, Milnathort.
Although we have a dedicated group of volunteers and
have welcomed a number of new faces over recent months,
we are always on the lookout for more to cover holidays,
etc. So, if you are interested and prepared to give
up a few hours a week in a good cause, or know someone
who might be, why not give one of the contacts below
a call or drop in for a cup of coffee and speak to one
of the volunteers on duty.
outside opening hours are:- Jim Henry (864452) or Pat
& Family Learning at Loch Leven Community Campus
IT for Beginners Courses aim to support people to learn
Accessing the internet
Completing online applications
Using Word 10
Setting up an email
We are looking for volunteers who are confident with
all of the above
Sessions are on Fridays
9am – 12noon and
12noon – 2pm
Support will be provided and travel expenses
will be reimbursed
an application form contact: Jayne Ramsay 01577 867 177
Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is keen to restock the shelves
at its charity shops at 76 and 88 High Street Kinross and temporary
shop at unit 61 Kingsgate Centre in Dunfermline. Donations of
good quality clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, DVDs, bric-a-brac,
toys, games, jewellery, household items and books can be dropped
off at the shops or the retail store room at 3 High Street Kinross.
Shops are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm
profits from CHAS shops help to enrich the lives of
the children, young people and their families who use
the hospice services at Rachel House and across Scotland
and are at the heart of all that CHAS does.
you are interested in volunteering for CHAS in the shops,
in the retail store room, for the eBay/online shop or
in the Kinross Fundraising Office, please call Frances
Todd at the Gift Shop on 01577 865 557 or Alison Rennie
at the Kinross fundraising office on 01577 865 222.
you would like to support CHAS please contact 01577
865 222 or go to www.chas.org.uk