More people are getting involved in their communities as volunteers, offering their time and energy to improve the quality of life for themselves and others.
There's a wide range of people involved in volunteering, all age groups, male and female, people with or without paid work, students, young people and those who have retired!
Volunteering offers you an opportunity to:-
- build new skills
- meet new people
- use your skills to benefit others
- gain valuable voluntary work experience
Volunteer Scotland are the national organisation supporting volunteering, volunteers and organisations who have volunteers. They provide research, advice and support. For more information contact them on (01786) 479593, email or visit their website.
Stirling Voluntary Enterprise
SVE provides advice and information to anyone thinking of becoming a volunteer. They also hold over 250 volunteering opportunities in a wide range of interests and levels of commitment. For more information contact them on (01786) 446071, email or visit their website.
Armed Forces - Volunteering
Our volunteers are from all walks of life and you do not need to have any experience or have served in the forces to be one.
We are really keen to take on more caseworkers in the Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannan areas so any awareness raised is really appreciated. Training is given in all areas of volunteering and won’t cost the individual a penny.
If you or anyone else has any queries regarding either matter then please give me a call.
Stirling, Clackmannan & Falkirk Branch
Tel: 01259 769350
Mob: 07935 897597