Volunteering Opportunities


Below are some more local volunteering opportunites that may not be in the search feature above:

Tarland Food & Music Festival Food and Music Festival Volunteers

Tarland Development Group are holding their annual Tarland Food and Music Festival from Friday 22-24 September and are needing volunteers to help with:

  • Meeting & Greeting
  • Setting up and clearing venues
  • Selling & checking tickets
  • Organising & setting up Equipment
  • Working behind the bar
  • Answering Queries
  • Putting up poster/signs car parking

Volunteers must be able to attend if possible a Volunteer meeting on Monday 18th September in the MacRobert Trust Shop in Tarland Square at 7pm.  Would prefer people who have a knowledge of Tarland to be able to assist visitors over the weekend.

Contact tarlandfmf@gmail.com or visit the website at: www.tarland.org.uk/food-music-festival/
They are also on Facebook at: facebook.com/TarlandFoodMusicFest

Volunteers needed - 'Garioch Links Cafe' operating every other Wednesday at Garioch Community Kitchen, Wyness Hall, Jackson Street, Inverurie

The cafe runs from 1-3pm where we offer a light lunch and refreshments alongside some entertainment or a presentation of some description. We are open to everyone, and it is free, although donations are welcomed. Volunteering roles available include:

  • Admin Support
  • Afterschool Class support
  • Garioch Links Cafe support
  • Health Walk Leaders
  • Kitchen Equipment Organiser
  • Social Media Operator
  • Tesco Food Collection

These volunteering positions are just a selection of help we know we need, but there may be many individuals out there with very different skillsets, so if anyone is looking to volunteer or to develop their experience in something, please let us know.  Contact Louise Mckinlay if you are interested in any of our volunteering roles, Email: gariochcommunitykitchen@hotmail.co.uk or Phone: 07729 802 686.

National Autistic Society Volunteering Roles

If you are interested in finding out more, contact: Lucy Dalgress, Volunteering Operations Officer on Tel: 07920213348 or email: Lucy.Dalgress@nas.org.uk

Get Involved With Young Scot

Young Scot supports loads of projects locally and nationally that you can get involved in. Meet new people, expand skills & enhance your CV - NO experience required! The opportunities regularly have great long term opportunities for young people to get involved in projects to have a real say on how national and local services and policy are delivered. These are long term volunteering opportunities specifically for young people. They are open to all young people wherever they live and they want young people from the all four corners of Scotland to take part to ensure the widest possible representation. Young Scot pay travel and expenses so every young person has the opportunity to take part. For more information, visit: http://young.scot/get-involved or contact: Joseph Walton at: JosephW@young.scot

Volunteering with Aberdeenshire Council
Did you know there are a range of volunteering opportunities available with Aberdeenshire Council? Have a look at their website at: http://jobs.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/volunteer-with-us/

Volunteering at Magpie

Our Magpie Charity Shops in Banchory and Inverurie offer a range of volunteering opportunities. If you have a few hours to spare per week, could help uplift or deliver furniture, are good on social media, could help out at the Crow's Nest or in the shops then please call or visit us to find out more. Also if you have a particular interest in upcycling or vintage and antiques and would like to volunteer, we'd love to hear from you. Call Renee Joss on 01330 823800. Visit the Magpie website at: www.magpieshops.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/magpieshops/
Twitter: @Magpie_AVA

Quarriers Carer Support service - Events Assistants needed

Quarriers currently need volunteers for their Dementia Active Communities project, enabling people with dementia and their carers to remain active in their communities. Volunteers will be supporting events and activities throughout the year involving carers of all ages. This could include monthly Carers Cafes, annual Christmas activities, parent carer/family events, young carer social events, carer training and workshops, and promotional events involving carers. Activities will take place in west/north Aberdeenshire and Moray.
For more information and to register an interest, contact: Alison Lowes, Volunteer Coordinator on 01343 556031 or email: alison.lowes@quarriers.org.uk.

Volunteer Driver Service - Mobilising Communities
The Volunteer Driver Service requires volunteer car drivers for additional flexibility and support in its service provision.  This is a door-to-door service where the driver collects individuals from their home address and transports them to an agreed location at an agreed time and the returns the client to their home address afterwards. If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, contact: Lynda McFarlane; Operations Administrator on: 01771 619191 / 07469 252353 or e-mail: lynda.mcfarlane@dialabus.org.uk.

Quarriers - Do something amazing: volunteer!

  • Quarriers supports carers of all ages throughout Aberdeenshire.
  • Do you have a special skill you could share?
  • Could you be a volunteer befriender?
  • Would you like to help out in an office environment?
  • Do you have IT skills to help put our newsletters together?

However, you would like to help, contact Tracey on the details below to arrange a cuppa and a chat. Get in touch today - contact Family Wellbeing Worker, Tracey Harrison
on 01467 538700 or 07531 193899.

SensationALL - volunteers needed for weekly Monday morning adult group

Have you got a spare hour or two to come along and help out with this vibrant and fun social group for adults with disabilities? Come and make a difference and have fun too!
Contact Sarah on 01224 746699 or sarah@sensationall.org.uk for more information.

Pamiloo Volunteers Wanted!

Would you like to help make accessible events a reality for disabled people?
Have you some time to spare? Are you practical, Able to drive a van? Willing to learn? Been OT trained? PAMIS in Grampian are looking for volunteers to help run the fully accessible Changing Place loo or ‘Pamiloo’ at events in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Please get in touch with Amy Anderson a.j.anderson@dundee.ac.uk or Lesley Gray L.U.Gray@dundee.ac.uk.



You can also search for volunteering opportunities in your area via the Volunteer Scotland website.