Murton Trust is a registered charity and Murton Farm, Tea Room and Nature Reserve is also a popular visitor attraction based 2 miles outside of Forfar, Angus and currently has opportunities for anyone interested in volunteering.
Do you have a few hours to spare? Would you like to get involved in helping Murton Trust?
As an adult volunteer with us you can share a particular skill you have whether that be organisational providing office support, photography social media, estate management & animal handling. However experience or specific skill set is not needed as we will provide training to volunteers. If you have the ability to work independently this is highly advantageous however should you require a bit of support this is also available for limited number of people too. If you are interested or would like to find out more please get in touch.
The Archie Foundation has had a donation of little knitted squares and are looking for volunteers to sew or crochet them up into baby blankets.
The blankets will be then be put in ‘Welcome to the World’ bags and given to babies born in Tayside.
Baby toys are also hugely appreciated by the families and staff at the maternity hospitals we support. We always welcome knitted toys that may be dolls, elephants, bears, frogs – you name it, we will find it a loving home. Please see the ARCHIE Foundation web page for information and rules on stuffing, eyes etc on toys.
Our worry monsters offer great support to children who are facing medical issues or bereavement. They can be a great tool to help children express themselves. A child will write down their worries, then they feed them into the deep mouth of the monster and their worries are then all eaten up. The best thing about Worry Monsters is that they can come in many different shapes and sizes, just like us!
If you would like the worry monster pattern, please get in touch with us at email@example.com
No matter how good our services are, we can't properly support our users/community well if we don't have good leaders in the team. If this sounds like you?... we would love you to consider volunteering with us for a few hours per week.
The Vale of Leven Trust were established to develop the community of the Vale of Leven.
The Vale of Leven Trust are developing a calendar of weekend activities such as our Line Dancing and Bingo Sunday Socials and are looking for people to join the weekend activities team, As a member of the team you will develop your team communication and management skills and get to interact and get involved with the local community.
The Trust would ask potential volunteers to attend two of the Sunday Socials to get a sense of how the events operate.
Angus Specialist Palliative Care Services are looking for volunteers to support their services. Current volunteering roles include:
Arbroath Macmillan Day Service, Arbroath Infirmary
Hand & Nail Therapy
Whitehills Macmillan Day Service, Whitehills Health & Community Care Centre, Forfar
Hand & Nail Therapy
Stracathro Macmillan Day Service, Stracathro Hospital
Hand & Nail Therapy
To enquire about any of the roles please click on the enquire button below.
We are looking for volunteers who can provide a strong foundation to help strengthen their communities by helping Care Experienced children and young people engage in activities to build their skills and confidence and to be included, understood, respected, and valued in their communities.
The Youth Work Volunteer role will assist in providing and supporting activities for young people, providing supportive adults to ensure all children and young people can thrive and bring communities together. This role will involve driving young people to and from their group to ensure transportation is not a barrier o young people connecting to their group.
This role will involve interacting with primary aged young people through supporting and leading on a variety of activities e.g. arts/crafts/general youth work at our fortnightly sessions as well as at our National events that happen throughout the year.
Who Cares? Scotland is a people organisation. We invest in our people, our relationships and in a positive working culture. It’s important to us that our volunteer team is included, involved and motivated to change society.
We aim to recruit people with excellent qualities from a wide variety of backgrounds who share in our mission. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with care experience.
What will I be doing?
- Picking up young people and driving them to the group and taking them back home.
- Involved in the project from the planning stages and building the team
- Supporting staff to plan & undertake activities
- Supporting youth group sessions
- Leading on activities & planning
- Supporting young people’s sense of belonging and connection
- Building community ties, ensuring Care Experienced people are welcomed within communities
- Helping children and young people to have fun
- Building children and young people’s confidence and self esteem
- Being a positive role model
What skills can I bring to this role?
- Full/Clean Driving License
- Experience of working with children (Not essential)
- A knowledge of issues affecting Care Experienced children and young people
- Ability to work well with children and young people
- Good communication and listening skills
- Ability to encourage and motivate children and young people to participate in activities
What qualities do I need?
- To have a non-judgemental approach to people, have empathy
- Be enthusiastic, flexible, and committed
- Reliable and approachable
- Friendly, helpful, and understanding
- Reliability and a commitment to treat all information in a confidential manner
- To have a good value base, be open minded and level-headed
When will I be needed?
- Fortnightly groups
- Crafty Foxes meets every second Tuesday 5pm – 6.30pm (8-12 years) Picking young people up will start from 4pm.
- Bellshill (picking up in North Lanarkshire Area)
What will I gain from the role?
- A sense of satisfaction in helping children and young people build their confidence and self-esteem to achieve their full potential
- Practical experience of working with children and young people
- Experience to get back into the workplace or education
- Have fun!
What support will I be given?
- Induction and child protection training
- Role specific training
- Expenses – all out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed
- Supervision and support from your manager / coordinator
Calling All Volunteering Heroes: Join Our Mission to Brighten Lives!
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country? Erskine Veterans Charity is searching for compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to be a part of our impactful volunteering family. Join us as we create moments of joy, connection, and companionship for our esteemed residents.
Why Volunteer With Us?
🌟 Meaningful Impact: Your time and effort will directly contribute to enhancing the quality of life for our veterans. Whether it is supporting activities, offering practical support or simply sharing stories as a visitor or befriender, you will be making lasting memories.
🌼 Fulfilment: There is nothing quite like the feeling of bringing smiles to the faces of those who have sacrificed so much. Your involvement will add purpose and fulfilment to your own life as well.
🤝 Connection: This is an opportunity to connect with veterans, their families, staff, and other volunteers, share experiences, build on your interpersonal skills and build friendships that transcend generations. Your presence will help combat feelings of loneliness and isolation.
🧠 Stimulating Activities: .Our activities programme is as varied as our residents’ interests are. From group outings to creative projects, your ideas and energy will be welcome, and your involvement will keep their hearts and minds active. Help us create an environment where veterans can thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Join Our Team Today!
Step forward and be a part of something truly extraordinary. Erskine is ready to welcome you into our family, where your kindness will ripple through the lives of those who deserve it the most. Together, we can create a haven of happiness and camaraderie.
Be the light that illuminates their days. Join our volunteers and show our veterans the care and respect they have earned. Your time, compassion, and dedication will make all the difference.
Honouring Our Heroes: One Activity at a Time
Ready to Make a Difference? Contact Us:
📞 0141 814 4640
Citizens Advice Bureau - Inverness, Badenoch & Strathspey
If you are looking for a new challenge, have life or work skills you wish to put to good use & you’re interested in helping others in your community consider becoming a Volunteer General Adviser or Volunteer Receptionist. If you're interested and/or would like more information just get in touch with us for a chat or to ask for our volunteer application pack. We provide full training and support.
Volunteer receptionists are currently wanted for Wednesday/Thursday/Friday afternoons. Full training given, expenses paid. Call Polly for more details 01463 219743.
Do you love sewing and would like to share your skills with others in the community?
We are looking for volunteers to help in our Sewing Group.
-Uses sewing machines to repair and make clothing and other textiles.
-Learns new techniques together.
-Is looking for new group projects
We are looking for people who love sewing and helping others, and who would be able to help host, you do not need to be an expert.
This is a small group still getting established so are open to new ideas if you would like to share them.
If this sounds like it's for you, fill in the application form or email Jocelyn via firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Indepen-dance is an award-winning inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express and fulfil their potential through dance. Our mission is to enable participation in high quality arts provision and improve wellbeing, quality of life and provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled dancers in both the professional and non-professional dance sectors. We provide weekly creative movement and dance classes throughout the year, where participants become lifelong members and join a
thriving social network. We also provide bespoke professional training, career development and employment opportunities.
Role – Dance Support Volunteer
The role of Dance Support Volunteer will be to commit and attend one of our weekly scheduled dance classes to provide and assist the dance tutor and dance artist deliver a class for our dancers (members). Develop professional practice and skills by supporting our members with a disability to take part in class and develop.
Duties will vary slightly for each class an overview of what to expect -
• Support Dance Tutor and Dance Artist to deliver the class
• Build repour with members of the class share ideas or concerns with Tutor
• Provide support to members before and after class – welcome, prepare for class starting and pack up to leave safely
• As directed by Tutor pair up to provide 1 to 1 support to new and existing members to develop their skill, technique and confidence
• Develop and gain experience providing support to members with a disability and gain from providing support
• Develop and gain experience supporting, delivering and facilitating inclusive dance classes
• Work alongside Tutor to gain feedback for your own practice
Please Note: Volunteers will require a PVG check, this will be at no cost to the volunteer, if you would like to discuss this further please email our Volunteer Co-ordinator.
If you would like to discuss opportunities beforehand or require any support please email our Volunteer Co-ordiantor –
If you are interested please click the ‘Apply' button (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on email@example.com
The Kincorth Community Centre Hub has great volunteer opportunities to assist with a range of activities at the Hub.
Volunteer roles include supporting our busy community cafe, which has rapidly taken off, we currently open 9.30 -2.30, but our aim is to run a breakfast and supper club, as well as have the cafe open for activities in the evening.
We have a diverse community that has a lot to offer e.g.: art classes/exercise group/dance class/music lessons and we are always open to new ideas-we are more or less a blank canvass.
Excellent support and relevant guidance is provided to all volunteers. Level 2 Hygiene Certificate will be offered to those who want to volunteer/cook in the café. Any other training would be reviewed and provided if proved relevant.
A fantastic, enjoyable opportunity to volunteer and help make a real difference for people and the community. All volunteers are greatly appreciated.
For further information please contact Andrea Stewart at email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07985 600037.