Friends of Dundonald Castle

Charity registered in Scotland SC031541

Current opportunities

Café Volunteers required to help run our visitor centre cafe, covering mostly lunchtime and afternoons during the week. (volunteers normally cover 1-2 shifts a week, but we are very flexible) Opportunity to study level 2 or 3 customer service, retail, and basic food hygiene certificates. Whether you are looking for experience to add to your CV or have some time to spare and would like to support our charity, now is the time to get involved! We have some exciting times ahead and are seeking support in several areas. Our café support requires serving customers hot and cold drinks, preparing and serving sandwiches, toasties and cakes. You'll also greet all visitors to the castle and issue them with tickets and look after our small retail area. Once you get here you might find other roles are of interest, we will happily support you! Please drop in your CV or call for an informal chat Tel: 01563 851489

Friends of Dundonald Castle (FODC) aim to protect the future of Royal Dundonald Castle by promoting the understanding, enjoyment and education of the public as to the historical significance of the castle and the surrounding area. In acting as a community hub, we aim to involve the community, in its widest sense, in protecting their heritage. Our volunteer will be expected to carry out research into funding for our project(s) and then applying for identified funding. We are ideally looking for someone who has experience of working with charity organisations and experience with funding applications. The role includes: • Researching possible sources of funding. • Maintaining their own funding database. • Attending meetings with executive, committee and management. • Submitting applications and proposals. • Working with budgets and analysing statistics. • Monitoring the progress of funding applications. • Writing reports