Job Location: Regionwide

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 »

Riders

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

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 »

Fundraising Group Co-ordinator

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 »

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 »

Cook Befriender

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

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 »