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Volunteering Opportunities

At CLASP, we offer a range of volunteering opportunities for individuals who are able to help others in their local community. Our volunteers are vital to us and, working with our staff, they can make such a difference to the community too. You as a volunteer also benefit – volunteering can help build confidence, allow you to learn new skills, meet new people and have fun

Current Opportunities

Trustee and Committee Members
Generally meeting once a month, our volunteer trustees and committee members bring a broad range of skills and expertise to help us improve and retain vital services to the older community in North Ayrshire.  To find out more click here

Digital Volunteers
Digital Buddies (DigiBuds) are our team of trusted volunteers who help our Digital Learners to use their devices effectively and navigate the online world safely.  Please contact Paul for more information –  email paul@clasps.org.uk or telephone 01294 602 711 (Mon-Thu) or for more information click here

Group Befrienders/General Volunteers
– assist with the preparation and delivery of activities programme
– liaise with Activity Co-ordinator regarding social outings etc
– enable people who have mobility issues to attend social outings
– encourage and motivate people to attend community activities
– interact with service user to continue meeting on a regular basis to prevent isolation and loneliness
– stay informed of organsations/services beneficial to people aged over 50 in North Ayrshire

Volunteer Befrienders (Three Towns Areas)
– provide companionship and support by visiting an socially isolated person in their own home
– where possible, accompany people to social activities to increase social interaction and allow people to develop new friendships

Telephone Service/Befrienders
Someone who likes a good chat and is able to encourage and stimulate an older person to express themselves and feel comfortable engaging in conversation.  Inspiring confidence further down the line to help people get out and about and attend social activities

Admin Volunteers
To support the organisation across a range of administrative functions, including design and desktop publishing

Ready to volunteer? 
There are no special qualifications required for any of our volunteer roles – young or old alike – all we ask is you have a willingness and commitment to provide some support and help in your local community. We provide full training and will cover all reasonable volunteering expenses. 

Our volunteering opportunities are updated regularly – to find out more about volunteering with us  please contact us either by email to info@clasps.org.uk or telephone on 01294 602 711

We look forward to hearing from you