Volunteer in Falkirk & Stirling

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Whether you live in Falkirk, Stirling or nearby, we have great volunteering opportunities covering the arts, sports, media, animal care and the environment. Apply now and find out what volunteering we have near you. Partners in this area include:

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Example opportunities

National Trust for Scotland - Gardens Assistant

This opportunity is based at “The Pineapple”. This bizarre structure was built in 1761 as a folly to enjoy the fantastic views. Within these walls extensive glasshouses and pineapple pits once grew a variety of exotic fruit and vegetables. During this role you will gain practical gardening experience working alongside experts in the field. You will increase your knowledge of plant identification, soil management and improvement and the right environment for different plant growth. You will also gain customer care skills through working with the public in a busy heritage property.  

Enable Dating Project - Enable Dating Project Assistant

This role will give a volunteer valuable experience working with people with learning disabilities. This is a unique and exciting project that will be highly rewarding to those involved in it. Enable offer a structured induction, and full training will be provided as well as ongoing support and supervision. You will also be working closely with NHS staff delivering workshops so experience. This is an excellent role for someone who wishes to gain experience in a support work, project work, care work or health.  

OFFICE, EVENTS, FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT - PLUS

PLUS was founded by parents of disabled children in 1988 who were keen to develop networking opportunities for both them and their children. Since then, PLUS has developed a number of age appropriate projects that provide opportunities for young people with disabilities to have access to the support they need to get out and have fun with people of their own age. They need help from an organised individual to support office staff with administration and the events programme. Your role will involve booking transport, liaising with parents, and planning activities. You will also be required to attend events and support young people to access social opportunities.  

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