VCB's Latest Newsletter


Issue 32


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.


New charter to protect volunteers' rights

A charter agreed by Volunteer Scotland and the Scottish Trade Union Congress sets out key principles which help to underpin good relations in volunteering and safeguards against exploitation.



Whether just starting out or have been managing volunteers for many years, VolunteerWiki gives you access to the knowledge that you need.


Build a stable future

Stable Life is looking for more volunteers to help with their work, especially drivers to help them transport the young people to sessions.


Help support people with arthritis

People with, or who know someone with, arthritis are being invited to discuss how to improve support in the area.


New approach to volunteering in Teviotdale

Over the next three years a number of initiatives will run to increase the pool of volunteers in the area to both help support service provision and ensure social activities continue.


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 or to advertise your volunteering opportunity.


Rowlands up for film award

Selkirk youth charity, Rowlands, had been recognised by the Into Film Awards for the work they do in using film to bring young people together. 


Abundant Borders is growing

Abundant Borders is looking for a new chief officer to help to create a network of community food gardens across the Scottish Borders. 

Disabled leadership network

Inclusion Scotland is looking to build a network comprising of disabled people who want to become stronger leaders, within their community, workplace, education setting, or within politics and activism.