Latest Volunteer Opportunities!

Please find below our latest volunteer opportunities. Please call the office on 01896 754041 to register interest or find out more..

If you would like to see more opportunites click here to search the online database at Volunteer Scotland


Borders Voluntary Care Voice – IT Volunteer

To help maintain a Microsoft Office 365 system and troubleshoot when necessary.


The Dippers – Swimming Pool Helper and Volunteer Drivers

A Swimming Pool Helper is urgently needed to assist one of their members and his personal carer in the swimming pool in Jedburgh between 12- 1 p.m. on Mondays.

Volunteer Drivers are required to take members from their homes in Galashiels, Earlston and Coldstream to Kelso Swimming Pool.


Cheviot Youth – Activity Leader

To help lead Ancrum Youth Club in activities/events on a Thursday evening. Any skills can be relevant to expanding the range of projects arranged.


British Red Cross – Mobility Aid Volunteer Driver

This key role will enable people to return home after an illness or surgery and help them to remain independent or go on a holiday or trip with friends or family. It will involve driving a Red Cross vehicle based in either Galashiels or Coldstream.
Galashiels Drivers
Coldstream Drivers 


British Red Cross – Mobility Aid Spoke Volunteer

Volunteer will be on hand at BRC premises in Galashiels and Coldstream to deal with wheelchair requests and various database and administration tasks.
Galashiels
Coldstream 


Independent Custody Visiting Scotland SPA - Independent Custody Volunteer Visitors

Independent custody visitors are members of the local community who visit police stations unannounced to check on the treatment of detainees held in custody. Borders wide opportunity.


MacArts Centre, Galashiels - Volunteer Stewards

Volunteers are needed to help out at live events in the Macarts Centre in Galashiels.


RSPB – Pin Badge Volunteers

Help raise funds for the RSPB by placing and check pin badge boxes in your local community, banking money raised and ordering new stock as required.


The Abbotsford Trust- Various roles available at Abbotsford House, Melrose

Gardening Assistant 
Visitor Services Assistant 
Room Steward 
Guide 
Guide (European Languages) 


Brothers of Charity – Volunteer Cafe Assistant

The volunteer assistant will work alongside our staff and trainees in the café. Taking orders and serving members, operating the till and ensuring the work area is kept clean.


Fertility Network Scotland – Various roles available Borders wide

Fertility Network Scotland are looking to increase their volunteer network across Scotland and in particular areas such as the Borders region. Some of their voluntary roles involve peer support therefore more suited to those who have experience of fertility issues. Other roles are more general such as Student and General volunteers.
General Volunteer 
Local Contact Volunteer 
Support Group Volunteer
Main Contact Volunteer 
Student Ambassador Volunteer


Board Members – Waverley Housing Association

Being a Board Member of Waverley Housing will provide you with the opportunity to make a major contribution to improving housing for tenants and helping the local communities across the central Scottish Borders to thrive.


Fayre Share Scottish Borders are currently recruiting the following volunteers : 

Website Designer - to help set up and maintain a webpage and email account for them.  

Funding Team Volunteers - to help apply for funding from funding providers.  

Volunteer Co-ordinator - to support, give induction and look at opportunities for volunteers.  

Treasurer - to liaise with their accountants, bank any cheques and prepare and submit yearly accounts. 


Volunteer Drivers – Teviot Wheels (Roxburghshire)

Teviot Wheels urgently need local volunteer drivers to help the elderly and disabled get out and about. Vehicles are based at locations in Jedburgh, Hawick and Kelso.