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

We are looking for Volunteer Drivers to help people in Livingston get a wheelchair. If you have a few hours spare per week, you could help someone in Livingston to access a wheelchair. Email us at volunteerrecruitment@redcross.org.uk to find out more or visit us at https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer to see our volunteer opportunities in your area.

When there is a fire, flood or severe weather, we’re among the first to respond. From making a cup of tea to trekking through snow and sleet to deliver the essentials, we work with other organisations to do what’s needed straight away. We'd like you to be able to: Get to the Red Cross Office, Inverness IV2 5GH, within 30 minutes. Ideally drive and have access to a vehicle although this is not essential. Drivers should have held a driving licence for at least 2 years which allows them to drive in the UK and have access to a vehicle. Sign up to a 12 hour shift every two weeks, please note you may not be called out but we need volunteers available to respond if needs be. Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need. If you have any questions before applying, please contact us at volunteerrecruitment@redcross.org.uk

For people leaving hospital, adjusting to life at home can be a difficult time. Helping someone get their essential shopping, pick up their prescription or get the heating turned on can make all the difference for them to feel safe at home. This service runs from Monday - Friday 9.00am- 5.00pm We would like you to be able to : volunteer for at least 2 hours a week within the above times, working with individuals for a maximum of 12 weeks Driving licence preferable, but not essential. If you will be driving for this role to have held a driving licence for at least 2 years which allows you to drive in the UK Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need. If you have any questions before applying please contact us at volunteerecruitment@redcross.org.uk