VCB's Latest Newsletter


Issue 30


The latest volunteering opportunities and news from the Scottish Borders and beyond

Volunteer Centre Borders is the first point of contact for volunteering advice, information and support in the Scottish Borders. We work with a range of partners to ensure volunteering is recognised as being integral to the area's community planning and development.




Ambition, unity and a willingness to change

ProjectScotland Chief Executive Paul Reddish shares his thoughts on the future of the volunteering sector and asks – do we need to start doing things differently?




Volunteer at Abbotsford

Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford, one of the most famous literary houses in the world, is looking for volunteers.




Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

New research has reinforced the message that volunteering is central not just to the health and wellbeing of volunteers, but also to the fostering of healthy and resilient communities.




Green light for updated Localities Bid fund

Borders' communities will get another chance to bid for nearly £300,000 worth of funding to improve their towns and villages in the new year.




Make a difference to a Veteran

Blind Veterans UK are looking for a volunteer to visit an Army Veteran in Lauder.




Still haven't found what you are looking for?

We have made it even easier for you to search for that perfect volunteering role.




Volunteer opportunities

Don't know what you are looking for - let us inspire you or...


...get in touchfor a chat!




Need help with PVGs?

We have a designated member of staff who can guide you through the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) process.




Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Volunteer Centre Borders