VCB's Latest Newsletter


Issue 24


The latest volunteering opportunities and news from the Scottish Borders and beyond

Volunteer Centre Borders is the first point of contact for volunteering advice, information and support in the Scottish Borders. We work with a range of partners to ensure volunteering is recognised as being integral to the area's community planning and development.


Volunteering is for all

Volunteer Centre Borders is teaming up with thousands of charities and voluntary organisations across Scotland in a celebration of the vital contribution made by volunteers.


YouthBorders looking for new trustees

YouthBorders is seeking new trustees to join its dynamic and visionary Board. They are particularly interested in anyone with legal, PR or HR expertise.


Here to help with your volunteering questions

Want to know if you can volunteer while receiving benefits? Need to insure your volunteers? What Volunteer Management System should you choose? Find the answers to these questions and more in our 'Tools and Tips' section.


Still haven't found what you are looking for?

We have made it even easier for you to search for that perfect volunteering role.


Volunteer opportunities

Don't know what you are looking for - let us inspire you or...

...get in touchfor a chat!


National Youth Development Volunteering Team

Did you know that volunteer numbers in Scotland have stayed the same for the last 10 years? It's time to change that. 


PVG is changing - have your say

It is vital that as many as possible organisations/groups/individuals provide responses to the consultation so that there is an understanding within the Scottish Government of how the proposed changes will impact on those that use the disclosure system.


LGBT+ BeFriend Group

BeFriend is holding a 'pilot' befriending group for people in the Eastern Borders, over 55 years old, who identify as LGBT+. 


Farewell Nigel

All at Volunteer Centre Borders will miss his enthusiasm, professionalism and expertise. And his outrageous Christmas jumpers. 


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