British Red Cross

Charity registered in Scotland SC037738

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.


Current opportunities

You will be helping provide practical and emotional support to people. Every individual will need different support from us to help, below are some examples of what you might support with: Practical support such as light shopping for someone who has been discharged from hospital Reconnecting people someone with their communities to help overcome loneliness Helping someone connect with other organisations who can offer them support with their long-term health condition If this is something that you feel you could support with we encourage you to submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment, as this vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed applications. Location: Inverness Office Commitment: The service operates 7 days a week. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 8 months, 2 hours per week. Age: 18+

You will be helping provide practical and emotional support to people. Every individual will need different support from us to help, below are some examples of what you might support with: Practical support such as light shopping for someone who has been discharged from hospital Reconnecting people someone with their communities to help overcome loneliness Helping someone connect with other organisations who can offer them support with their long-term health condition If this is something that you feel you could support with we encourage you to submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment, as this vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed applications. Location: Galasheils Office Commitment: The service operates from Monday to Friday. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 12 months for 4 hours per week. Volunteers for this role must be over 18 and preferably live within 20 miles of the volunteering location. It is desirable to hold a full UK driving licence, but not essential. The volunteer will be supporting service users from hospital discharge and will help to reduce isolation and promote independence. The volunteer should acquire good people skills.

You will be helping provide practical and emotional support to people. Every individual will need different support from us to help, below are some examples of what you might support with: Practical support such as light shopping for someone who has been discharged from hospital Reconnecting people someone with their communities to help overcome loneliness Helping someone connect with other organisations who can offer them support with their long-term health condition If this is something that you feel you could support with we encourage you to submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment, as this vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed applications. Location: Shetland Commitment: This service requires minimum 6 months commitment and hours of work will vary depending on need.

You will be helping people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. Every individual affected by an emergency will need different support from us to help them recover, below are some examples of what you might support with: Helping communities prepare for extreme weather events such as flooding or snow storms Providing practical support such as distributing clothing or food after flooding Providing emotional support to people who have been evacuated due to a fire Location: Moray Commitment: This service requires minimum commitment of 18 months including 2x 12 hours shifts/month. And need to attend 1 group night every three months. Volunteer must be over the age of 18. Driving license preferred but not essential. Must live within 30 minutes from IV30 6YQ (Elgin)