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Volunteer Opportunities with Alzheimer Scotland

Could you spare a few hours a week or even just a few hours a year to help make sure nobody faces dementia alone?

Alzheimer Scotland have volunteering opportunities in day care, community groups and fundraising. Full training and support will be provided.

For more infomation please contact Clare Stroyan (service manager) at cstroyan@alzscot.org or call 01776 889181.

Job Opportunity with SHAX

Job title: Admin Assistant

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Duration: 52 weeks

Hours: 25 hours/week

Location: SHAX, Merrick House, The Crichton, Dumfries

Eligibility

 This post is funded by Community Jobs Scotland. Applicants must complete a CJS eligibility form and application form to confirm that they can apply for this post. Applicants must also be unemployed, between 16 and 29 years old and fit one of the following categories:

  • person with a disability
  • care experienced
  • carer
  • Armed Forces early service leaver (up to 6 years after leaving)
  • person with a conviction
  • person on Activity Agreement.

How to Apply

Job Opportunity: Administrator

Job title: Administrator

Organisation: Better Lives Partnership

Hours: 15 hours/week

Salary: £8.25/hour (FTE: £15,000pa), with initial contract until July 2018

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Monday 29th May 2017

For an application form, job description and further details please email betterlivespartnership@gmail.com or call Andy Margerison on 01556 504618

Job Opportunity: Employability Link Worker

Job title: Employability Link Worker

Organisation: Better Lives Partnership

Hours: 35 hours/week

Salary: £12.00/hour (FTE: £21,840pa), with initial contract until July 2018

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2017

For an application form, job description and further details please email betterlivespartnership@gmail.com or call Andy Margerison on 01556 504618

 

Care Strategy Consultation

Dumfries and Galloway Council are running a consultation on their Carers Strategy. They want to know what matters to carers, what support (if any) they currently use and what they'd like to see in the future. The strategy and consultation survey are available here. The deadline for completing the survey is Friday 30th June.

Youth Activities Co-ordinator Job Opportunity in Stranraer

Stranraer Development Trust are looking for a Youth Activities Coordinator for the development of the youth activities and youth training element of the Stranraer Oyster Festival. Working with young people of the town to shape this element of the Festival, reporting to the Festival Officer and the Board of Trustees. The first Stranraer Oyster Festival will take place in September 2017.