Volunteering is one of the most rewarding ways to spend your free time. Volunteer Scotland is a bit like a recruitment website. All the available opportunities are listed and you can pick different options and search to find the best opportunity for you.
There are plenty of options to explore from working with young people to being out on the streets fundraising. The regional Volunteer Scotland website is available here and gives even more information about what you can do in Dumfries and Galloway.
The Food Train service has been in place in Dumfries and Galloway since 1995, supporting elderly people in their homes by doing basic shopping for them and delivering it to their homes. The service operates all over the region and you can apply to join the team of volunteers here.
Headway in Dumfries and Galloway is a support service for people living with brain injuries and disabilities. Volunteers help Headway Dumfries and Galloway in a variety of ways and they are always looking for more people to help out. To find out more, visit their website here.
If you would like to give back to a veteran’s charity, working with Erskine could be for you. For more information, visit their website here.