Volunteering opportunities advertised
Would you like to learn new skills and meet new people while supporting Clan Donald Lands Trust? We regularly have opportunities for volunteers to get involved in our work. We are currently recruiting Garden Volunteers.
The Garden Volunteer role will support the maintenance and development of the gardens, including work in the nurseries and flower border. No experience is necessary but an interest in plants and gardening would of course be beneficial. We are looking for people who can commit to a regular volunteering slot on a weekday. For more information please download the Task Description from this page. To register your interest please download and complete the Registration of Interest form on this page, and email to the Estate Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also have other volunteering opportunities from time to time. Examples of volunteer roles include helping with exhibition research, supporting education and learning activities, supporting the events programme, assisting with evaluation, and undertaking archive cataloguing. We will post up new opportunities on this page, on social media and in our e-newsletter.
We also welcome approaches from undergraduate and postgraduate students in a relevant discipline seeking research placements. Please note that we are unable to offer volunteering opportunities to individuals who are under 18.
looking for volunteers o help support confidence in young people
looking for volunteers to help at local mens shed projects
This role will involve the preparation of snacks, light meals and baking, helping General Assistant and staff across the operation of the Café. Will have responsibility for keeping the kitchen clean and hygienic.
Ar n-Aite (Our Place) is an exciting new Café venture in the city centre of Inverness. All proceeds are reinvested in supporting those experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. We aim to offer a welcoming environment and atmosphere and an excellent food retail experience for our customers.
Responsibility for the overall maintenance of the Beach Meadows a multi-used venue. Examples of work managing the licnic area, sensory trail and all abilities path. Please contact Highland Horse Fun directly if you would like more information. 01540 670000 or visit them in Kingussie.
Willing volunteers to help organise archive/artefact items. You will be helping move displays, shelve items etc.good organisational skills
To preserve local history for the future, volunteers required to either interview people about their stories or to come forward to talk about being part of the Town in the past.
Volunteer assistant dealing with front of house, admin, research and general duties.
To help with Youth Club Activities which develops the social skills and well-being of young people. Volunteers can help with sport activities, crafts, games or general supervision of young people
This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. Based at one of our mobility aids spoke locations, the main element of the role is serving the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes administrative duties with a customer service perspective.
Typical Task include
Liaising with the hub to arrange stock/deliveries/collections.
Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system.
Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment)
Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone and face to face
Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts
Contacting service users about overdue and upcoming return of equipment
Signposting to other Red Cross services/providers
Actively promoting the Retail Mobility Aids offer/website
These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator.
We are looking for someone who:
Is willing to attend induction and foundation training
Will uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Red Cross policies including Equal Opportunities
Will act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework
Will treat people with respect and uphold their dignity.
What we offer:
Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team
A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones
All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training)
Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training
An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives.