Job Category: Charity service support

Joiner/Woodworker

We are looking for someone who has the skills to help to set up a small woodworking shop to assist learning disabled adults to use suitable equipment to produce woodwork projects. This opportunity has disabled access and is Covid compliant.

Service Volunteer

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Providing practical and emotional support to victims and witnesses of crime in our community and court services. Signposting to other specialist services if required. Being given and developing knowledge of local and national services available to support individuals Volunteers should be good listeners and be able to be discreet and empathetic. You should be able… Read more »

Volunteer Disability Speaker

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Supported by the Volunteer Co-ordinator, this is a really worthwhile and enjoyable role delivering talks about Leonard Cheshire and disability to the public in community venues. Pre-prepared slides and IT projection equipment are available. The volunteer will meet new people, gain skills, broaden horizons and have lots of fun. The role may be particularly suited… Read more »

Members’ Assistance

Dumfries Day Centre are looking to build a pool of volunteers to help them to provide entertainment within the Day Centre. For example, bingo, quizzes, gentle armchair activity and/or to accompany the bus driver when collecting Members in the morning or taking them home in the afternoon. Lunch for volunteers can be provided. Required: Good… Read more »

Volunteer Shoppers

To work with a team of volunteers to shop for our customers. We shop throughout the week with morning and afternoon/evening shoppers required. We have a very friendly bunch of volunteers who are very welcoming.

Volunteer Fitter’s Assistant

Volunteers are required to assist our fitters with our Gutter Cleaning service or to move furniture to accommodate a hospital bed within a client’s home. Due to current Scottish Government guidelines, our volunteers are required to use their own cars so a full driving licence is required. Mileage is paid at 0.45 per mile. A… Read more »

Community Volunteer

Mary's Meals

Mary’s Meals’ work to feed hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries and help give them a brighter future? We’re looking for volunteers to join our global movement, to help raise awareness about Mary’s Meals and fundraise for our work. As a Community Volunteer you can contribute as an individual or become part… Read more »

Museum Helper – Newton Stewart Museum

Summary of role To help staff the desk during opening hours, and provide helpful information to visitors to enhance their experience. Also, if wished to help maintain and upkeep the Museum, during visiting hours quiet periods, with a little light cleaning, or weeding etc. When we are closed, a group of volunteers come in and… Read more »

Shop Helper – Food Train

Summary of role Food Train provides a low cost home delivery service of grocery shopping to elderly people who aren’t able to get out and shop for themselves. Our volunteer shoppers shop from orders that customers have written. Effective checking of the order whilst shopping makes sure that our customers get what they want. Shoppers… Read more »

Delivery Helper – Food Train

Summary of role If you can spare one day per week or fortnight then you could go out with The Food Train van around the area collecting shopping lists or making grocery deliveries to our customers, providing vital social contact for isolated people. You would help sort the shopping lists for the correct shops, collect… Read more »

Shopper, Driver, Van Helper – Food Train

Summary of role Food Train provide a low cost home delivery service of grocery shopping to elderly people who aren’t able to get out and shop for themselves. Volunteer days are Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays. If you can spare even one day per month you could shop or drive or help on the van around the Machars area,… Read more »