Angus Carers

Charity registered in Scotland SC026052

To provide and develop services that directly support carers in Angus. To publish information relating to carers issues and to raise awareness of carers needs in Angus


Current opportunities

We are looking to recruit volunteers to support our young carers group and holiday activities. These take place in the evenings after school or in the holidays. The groups provide respite for our young carers and are real good fun and we are looking for volunteers that are quite active and enjoy being outdoors. Full training is provided and this opportunity can provide valuable experience in working with young people. Volunteers will need to be energetic, outgoing and likes to have fun. Volunteers will need to be able to participate in games and activities and encourage and support our young carers to take part. Contact Angus Carers Centre for more information by emailing enquiries@anguscarers.org.uk or phoning 01241 439157.

We are looking to recruit volunteers who have their own car and are able to offer a few hours supporting our carer activities. Driving opportunities include driving young and adult carers to appointments and also the delivery of treat packs to adult carers and activity packs to young carers and parent carers as well as supporting young carers to groups and activities. We pay volunteer expenses and the opportunity can be extremely rewarding. If you are interested in this role contact Angus Carers Centre for more information by emailing enquiries@anguscarers.org.uk or phoning 01241 439157.

We are looking for volunteers to support our family's program that provides a variety of activities to the whole family where there is a child with a disability. The program works with the whole family including siblings, parents and guardians and the aim of the program is also to bring parents together. Volunteers will be involved in supporting these activities and we are looking for volunteers that are quite active and have some understanding of the needs of children with a disability. Volunteers will support children to engage with activities and will require patience and motivation with an ability to engage with a range of age groups and abilities. Full training is provided and this opportunity can provide valuable experience in working with children with disabilities and their families. Potential volunteers will be required to undertake a volunteer interview on zoom. Volunteers will also be required to undertake membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme. If you are interested in this role, contact Angus Carers Centre for more information by emailing enquiries@anguscarers.org.uk or phoning 01241 439157.

We are looking to recruit volunteers to lead and support Carer Walking Groups throughout Angus. These will be short health walks under 5k and taking about an hour. We will provide training and support and this provide the opportunity to meet with others and share walking time together. Potential volunteers will be required to undertake a volunteer interview on zoom. Volunteers will also be required to undertake membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme. Contact Angus Carers Centre for more information by emailing enquiries@anguscarers.org.uk or phoning 01241 439157.