Media Volunteer Jocasta shares her top tips for saving energy and money in your home this winter.
Want to make a difference? Volunteer with usPosted 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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also need help in our High Street Hub. Volunteers welcome visitors and provide information. Contact email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’d like to know more about any of these opportunities contact email@example.com, 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.
We’re planning our projects and priorities for the next few years, and we would love to know what you think and hear your ideas!
Switching suppliers is a great way to save money on your bills. Read more about switching in Media Volunteer, Steven’s blog.