Volunteer in Aberdeenshire

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Whether you volunteer in Aberdeen itself or somewhere in Aberdeenshire, we’ve got some volunteering opportunities that will give you the experience and connections you need. What’s more, you’ll do good in your community and make a difference to Scotland. Nice one. Charities we work with in this area include:

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Example opportunities

Community Food Initiative North East - Store Person/Administrator

Community Food Initiative North East provides support and services to disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals, families and communities. As Store Person/Administrator you will be involved in the day to day running of operations within the Fruit Mart. This will involve assisting with deliveries, taking & making up orders, selling fruit and veg, as well as general admin tasks. You will also be working alongside Adults with a Learning Disability who attend the Fruit Mart on a daily basis. This hands on role is a great opportunity to help the organisation make a real difference to the community.

Aberdeenshire Signposting Project – IT Volunteer

The Aberdeenshire Signposting Project works to promote positive mental health and wellbeing by supporting clients with the issues in their lives causing them concern. You will help to improve and develop the organisations existing IT systems. Tasks will include, updating all antivirus and security software, monitoring server activity, installing and managing software programs, and assisting with any IT issues that arise.

Cornerstone – Daily Living Support Volunteer

Cornerstone is a leading provider of care and support services for people with disabilities and other support needs. Based at their residential services in Dyce, you will get to know the residents of this service and support them with managing daily tasks. This hands on role will give you great experience working with people with learning disabilities, and will help you to understand the importance of a ‘person centred approach.’ This role requires a PVG.

National Trust for Scotland Drum Castle – Countryside Estate and Gardens Assistant

Drum Castle is one of the Trust’s most spectacular venues for weddings, private parties and corporate entertaining, as well as remaining popular with every day visitors. Join the team and learn practical skills in estate maintenance, including fencing, walling, drainage, pond, and woodland work, as well as performing gardening tasks such as maintenance of hedges, lawns, and meadows. You will also be given hands on training with various gardening machinery. You’ll learn about the range of tasks required to maintain countryside estates and gardens and also be able to interact with the public as part of a busy heritage property.

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