Job Location: Regionwide

Mapping Scotland’s Paths volunteer [20544]

While Scotland has fantastic access rights, we know that Scotland’s path network is poorly mapped and promoted. We know that knowledge of paths is crucial in helping people to choose to walk or cycle for journeys. With the Mapping Scotland’s Paths project, Ramblers Scotland are aiming to create the best ever map of Scotland’s paths… Read more »

Macmillan Community Buddy [20522]

Why we want you Bring your listening and communication skills to support people living with cancer to feel less isolated and lonely and to help with practical tasks that they are temporarily having trouble with. By joining us you’ll be doing something amazing for people, so they can continue to feel connected to the world… Read more »

Community Connector [20505]

You will build relationships and connect with people, places and organisations to raise awareness of stroke and of the Stroke Association within the community. By building these relationships you will contribute to improving the experience of people affected by stroke where they live and work. We are looking for people who have: • A passion… Read more »

Treasurer [20489]

Dumfries and Galloway Outdoor and Woodland Learning Group

Dumfries and Galloway Outdoor and Woodland Learning (DGOWL) group are part of a national network of government supported groups, which promote and providing opportunities for outdoor learning. We are open to all and work with a wider range of community, public and third sector partners. We are currently taking forward some exciting work with both… Read more »

Telephone Befriender [20445]

A Listening Ear

A Listening Ear provides a befriending service to people who are isolated and vulnerable, offering friendship, signposting, information and referral to other appropriate agencies. A Listening Ear is an open access service serving the communities of Dumfries and Galloway. Role Descriptor •Befriending will be delivered by volunteers through a telephone service, virtual befriending via zoom,… Read more »

Assistant Unit Leaders and Unit Helpers [20437]

Why Girlguiding? Become an inspiring role model for our members – and help empower girls to be their best. Join the 100,000 amazing volunteers and supporters who make a real difference to nearly half a million girls and young women. Our weekly unit meetings are at the heart of Girlguiding. When you volunteer at them… Read more »

Volunteer Speaker [20392]

Mary's Meals

Would you like the opportunity to support 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 . As a volunteer speaker you can contribute as an individual… Read more »

Volunteer Fundraiser [20393]

Mary's Meals

Would you like the opportunity to support 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 volunteer fundraiser you can… Read more »

Service Volunteer [20357]

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Our team of volunteers offer guidance, emotional support and practical assistance to help anyone affected by crime, including victims, witnesses and their families and friends. We’re an independent charity, powered by our volunteers. Our job is to support people from every corner of Scotland. What our volunteers do You’ll be providing practical and emotional support… Read more »

Riders [18965]

As a Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bike rider, someone may be reliant on a product you are transporting urgently, therefore professionalism and safety is hugely important. To ride our bikes you must hold a current (within the last 3 years) advanced riding qualification such as: 1) The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) 2) The Royal… Read more »

Duty controllers [18967]

Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bikes provide their service free of charge to the NHS, and is run entirely by dedicated volunteers who receive no compensation for their time or costs. Duty Controllers are the unseen heroes of our team who organise hospital runs and contact on-call riders/drivers. They liaise with hospitals and riders/drivers. Quick thinking… Read more »

General Adviser or Admin Assistant [20335]

Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service Volunteer

Volunteer Adviser: Being an adviser is a very varied role. As an adviser your main responsibilities will be: • Interview clients at drop-in sessions and appointments in the bureau and occasionally by phone and outreach sessions; • Listening to clients and letting them explain the problem. Helping the client to clarify the issues by exploring… Read more »

Volunteer Independent Advocate [18959]

The role with Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service is to provide Independent Advocacy to vulnerable people across Dumfries and Galloway. To both empower and enable clients to be heard and to take as much control of their situation as is possible. Being an Independent Advocate involves listening and making sure the client’s thoughts and wishes… Read more »

Volunteer Mentor [20327]

Project Scotland supports young people across Scotland to reach their potential through tailored support, mentoring, and the opportunity to experience the benefits of a volunteering placement. We are searching for people to commit to spending one hour a week for a minimum of 6 months, mentoring the young people that Project Scotland works with. The… Read more »

Collecting Box Co-ordinator [20330]

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Identifying and placing collection boxes in suitable locations, talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc. at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do. Emptying boxes every three to six months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and… Read more »

Fundraising Group Co-ordinator [20331]

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Be the key contact for fundraising in your local community to organise events and raise money from a variety of activities such as collections, social events and Tea Parties. Coordinate other fundraising group members. Training: Virtual Welcome Event to find out more about Guide Dogs, virtual training for the role. Dedicated staff member to provide… Read more »

Cook Befriender [20336]

Meal Makers is a neighbourhood food-sharing project that connects people who enjoy cooking with an older person who lives in their local community and would really appreciate a home cooked meal and some friendly company* As a Volunteer Cook Befriender, you will prepare an extra portion of food in your own home and deliver it… Read more »

Volunteer Driver [20338]

Annandale Community Transport Services

Summary of role Annandale Community Transport have four community cars (including one electric) used to transport residents to routine hospital appointments across the region and out with as required including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Carlisle. ACTS also runs four minibuses – volunteers are trained to drive either or both. Other information A full driving licence (ideally… Read more »