Volunteer Committee Member

  • VO30856
  • Board/trustee role


SBSS is a confidential bereavement service for people who need structure care and support following the death of someone.
We are looking to recruit new committee members. We meet the first Wednesday of every month at 5.30pm. We're a really friendly bunch an most meetings are lightsome and quick. Why not come along for a meeting to see what you think before committing yourself1?! SBSS is a charity, and is led by the committee - so you get to make a real difference to shape the delivery and direction of the service in Shetland. It's a great way of giving something back to Shetland and the community - without a committee, we can't run and there would be no SBSS.

Organisation aims and objectives

'Minding you while you mind them' Shetland Bereavement Support Service works with local and national service providers, funders and the local community to provide awareness and good practice in bereavement care in Shetland by providing information, training and education. Through our specially trained volunteers we seek to offer accessible and sustainable support to any individual in Shetland who is experiencing a bereavement with the aim that no on in Shetland finds themselves alone and struggling with their grief.










We meet the first Wednesday of every month at 5.30pm, Market House, Lerwick. Meetings usually last for about an hour.


Experience required: None - just a genuine interest in SBSS and the service it delivers. Come and help us continue and develop our service to be the best it can be for Shetlanders.
Travel details: Market House, 14 Market Street, Lerwick. Shetland ZE1 0JP
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 40p per mile. Volunteers complete an expenses sheet per month, reimbursed by cheque.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Why not come along for a meeting to see what you think before committing yourself.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 23 days ago