Want to make a difference? Volunteer with us

Posted on 29th September 2017 by geraldine

We have some great volunteering opportunities for anyone that wants to get involved in doing something in their community. If you want to share or learn a skill, get some practical experience, meet new people, inspire others and have fun while you’re doing it, then these opportunities might interest you.

Waste Champions

We’re holding a Big Picnic on Thursday 12 October as part of One Planet Picnic. We’ll be tasting and sharing local/seasonal food and encouraging picnickers to reduce food waste. We need some volunteers who are into food and passionate about sharing ways of reducing waste. In return, you’ll get training about waste, practical experience of events, the chance to improve communication skills as well as meet others to share experiences. Volunteers will play a key role in this event by welcoming and talking to people informally, helping to prepare and serve food, take photos and more.  If this is something you would like to be involved in, please contact rosanna@greenerkirkcaldy.or.uk.

 

 

Climate Change Champion

We are holding a Climate Change networking event on Friday 10 November. We’ll be speaking to projects and people who are interested in communicating climate change in their community. We are looking for some volunteers who can help us plan and help out at the event by: welcoming and talking to people about communicating climate change; and helping staff make a record of the event by taking photos and more. No experience is necessary – we’ll provide training on climate change and ‘climate conversations’, a tool which volunteers can use to talk about climate change to others. If this is something you would like to be involved in then please contact jackiea@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk.

 

Energy Champions

Our Energy Advisors regularly give talks to other people and groups at events. We’re recruiting some energy champions to help us do this. No experience is necessary – we’ll provide training so that volunteers will know about what we do and how we can help people in our community heat their homes more affordably. Volunteers are key in speaking to others about our Cosy Kingdom project and if you would like to be involved then please contact kitty@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk.

 

 

We’re always looking for volunteers to help us in other roles too. If you are interested in or enjoy growing food and increasing biodiversity, want to learn a new skill, get practical experience or improve employment skills, then volunteering at our community garden and orchard or our edible landscape project may be for you. If you would like to get involved contact geraldine@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk.

We also need help in our High Street Hub. Volunteers welcome visitors and provide information. Contact kitty@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk if you would like to help out there. We’ll provide training and hours are flexible.

We’re always telling people about what we do on our social media sites too. Our media volunteers write blogs for us and attend some events to write about and record what happened. If you have an interest in communicating and inspiring others, then contact lauren@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk. 

If you’d like to know more about any of these opportunities contact geraldine@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk, call us on 01592 858458, or drop into our High Street Hub at 254a High Street Kirkcaldy. It’s open Wednesday to Saturday 10 am – 4 pm. We can provide reasonable travel expenses to volunteers that require it.

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