Volunteering Opportunities


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

Volunteers needed to work with Fly Cup at the Garioch Run
26th March from 8.30am
Fly Cup Catering will be providing refreshments for the Garioch Run on Sunday 26th March.  They will be based in a marquee with tables and chairs and will be serving from 8.30am.  If you are able to give any time to volunteer, please contact: Denise Belshaw at: 
manager@flycup.org or call: 01467 625645. Your help and support would be greatly appreciated.


Could you represent service users on the Integration Joint Board of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership?
The Integration Joint Board (IJB) are looking to recruit service user representatives. The role involves engaging with and gathering views from other service users and using this and your own experience to give a service user perspective to the work of the Integration Joint Board. You will attend monthly meetings of the IJB and should be willing to suggest and influence changes to services or plans and take an active role in groups or projects. If you think you have what it takes to represent service users views in the development of health and social care services we want to hear from you. To request an information pack please contact: Amanda Harkness at Tel: 01467 537736 or Email: integration@aberdeenshire.gov.ukApplications must be received by 31st March in order to be considered.

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


Gordon Art Exhibition - Volunteer stewards needed
Friday 24th and Tuesday 28th March, Inverurie Town Hall
Gordon Art Exhibition will be taking place at the end of March and is looking for 
volunteers to help steward the event. The exhibition is run entirely by volunteers who believe that creativity brings benefits to everyone and who are enthusiastic about the GAE because it is accessible to, and encourages a wide range of participants. If you are interested in helping out at the exhibition, please contact Janet Hoper at: gordonartexhibition@gmail.com.


Volunteering with Mid Deeside Ltd
Mid Deeside Ltd is a community led organisation that own and manage three community minibuses. They offer not-for-profit groups affordable, door to door travel to their activities and outings with accredited training for volunteer drivers. Their community buses are well maintained and are fitted with lifts for wheelchair access. They have a 13 and 16 seater (not including the driver) available for hire and current hire charge is £1.05/mile with a £20 minimum hire charge. 
Volunteering is a rewarding experience for all who participate and MDL have a great team who operate the community buses. If you are interested in joining the team, getting involved with your community, learning a new skill or want to help others, Mid Deeside Ltd would love to hear from you. They offer accredited training at National Standards to all of their volunteer drivers. If you would like to have a chat about the community buses or becoming a volunteer driver please contact: Gail Amey at Mid Deeside Ltd on 013398 85222 or email: co-ordinator@mid-deeside.org.uk.


Cafe volunteers urgently needed in Fraserburgh
Cafe Connect, 66 Broad Street, Fraserburgh
Volunteers are needed to assist in the kitchen, to prepare food for customers, with the option to help with all other duties in the cafe where agreed. Volunteers are needed at any time during a Wednesday or Friday within working hours. This is a great opportunity to try something new, use the skills you have already to help others, gain experience of working alongside adults with a variety of support needs and work with a really friendly and hardworking team.
If you are interested, please contact either Gwen at the Cafe on 01346 511202 or
Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action at email: north@avashire.org.uk or phone 077 246 176 48.


Volunteer with Fertility Network Scotland
Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, support, understanding and information for anyone affected by fertility issues. The charity are currently recruiting volunteers in the Aberdeenshire region. There are varied voluntary roles available. If you have personal experience of fertility issues we are looking for Local Contact, Main Contact and Support Group volunteers which are peer led. We are also looking for Student and General volunteers to raise awareness of the charity in the area. For more information please contact Gillian, Volunteer Co-ordinator, by email gillian@fertilitynetworkuk.org or by telephone 07909 686874. Information is also on our website http://fertilitynetworkuk.org/for-those-wanting-to-support-the-charity/volunteer/


Aberdeenshire Involvement Group
Want to use your experiences to help make a difference to people affected by cancer in Aberdeenshire? Join the Cancer involvement group for Aberdeenshire and you will do just that. We are looking for friendly and passionate volunteers in the area to help us shape the direction, development and delivery of cancer services in Aberdeenshire.
Macmillan are looking to create a group of people in Aberdeenshire who would be able to influence Macmillan around the development of services in the area. The group will also talk to people affected by cancer and find out what their experiences are then work with Macmillan and other local organisations in order to improve services for people in the local community.
This suits someone who:

  • has had a cancer diagnosis or cares/has cared for someone with cancer
  • enjoys being part of a team
  • is enthusiastic about improving local cancer care and services
  • has good communication and organisational skills
  • is comfortable with decision-making

For more information, and if you are interested in being involved in this group or work for an organisation in Aberdeenshire and would like more information please don’t hesitate to email bmudge@macmillan.org.uk.

CLAN Volunteer Open Evenings - Thinking about volunteering?
Monday 13th March, 4pm – 7pm, CLAN Fraserburgh, The Hub, 56 High Street, Fraserburgh
Wednesday 15th March, 4pm– 7pm at CLAN Peterhead, Palace Hotel, Prince Street, Peterhead
CLAN invite you to come along for a coffee and a chat to find out more about how you can help them in your local area. For more information please contact: Angie Christie, Aberdeenshire Area Coordinator on: 07720737500.




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