Guide Dogs for the Blind (Angus)

Charity registered in Scotland SC038979

To provide guide dogs and other rehabilitation services that meets the needs of the blind and partially sighted people. Guide dogs want a world in which all people who are blind and partially sighted to enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else


Current opportunities

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full. To help achieve this objective we are looking for fostering volunteers. Our respite fosterers provide temporary accommodation for a dog at home on behalf of Guide Dogs, and comply with the Boarders Agreement in relation to the welfare and handling of the dog or puppy.

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full. To help achieve this objective we are looking for Equipment Volunteers to coordinate and care for our fundraising equipment, such as gazebos and tables, along with our Fundraising Groups who attend local events to raise vital funds to support our services. What does the role involve? · Dealing with booking requests from Guide Dog fundraising groups, other volunteers and staff · Managing and recording bookings of equipment · Ensuring equipment is available for booking dates · Ensuring equipment is complete, clean and safe to use · Handling of equipment, movement to storage areas · Liaising with volunteers and staff

Guide Dogs are looking for lots of new fundraising volunteers across Scotland to support our services. There could be a role for you! Roles include: * Fundraiser - Assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs * Group co-ordinator - Help our fundraising groups to organise events and secure new opportunities for fundraising.* Collection box co-ordinator - Place our iconic collection boxes with businesses in your local area and collect and bank them when they get full. * Secretary - Work with the local fundraising group and their coordinator to contact local organisations to secure new opportunities for fundraising, keep the fundraising group volunteers up to date with information and update social media pages to advertise fundraising events and collections. * Treasurer - Count and bank all the money raised by your local fundraising group. * Merchandise co-ordinator - Take responsibility for the Guide Dogs merchandise being sold by your local fundraising group, including the cuddly toys! For more information on our volunteering roles, please apply on the button below or visit our website at http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/.../be-part-of-a-fundraising. You can also email us at VolunteerScotNI@guidedogs.org.uk , but please include your name, postcode, and which role(s) you are interested in in your email. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!