Issue 21


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.


Love was in the air for amazing volunteers!

Valentine's Day was the perfect opportunity to tell some very special people just how much they are loved!


Couples say volunteering together strengthens relationship

One couple says the act of giving back has not only strengthened their relationship, but also given them something to do in retirement.


Volunteer drivers needed

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland requires Volunteer Drivers for their Hawick and Galashiels Charity Shops.


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...

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RVS wants social volunteers

The Royal Voluntary Service is looking for volunteers to help out at centres in Coldstream, Jedburgh and Galashiels with refreshments, lunch service and organising activities for the older people who attend.


BeFriend is Volunteer Friendly

Berwickshire Housing Association's BeFriend project has achieved a prestigious national award recognising its support for its team of volunteers.


New times for New Horizons

New Horizons Borders, a user-led mental health charity which aims to raise self-esteem and empower individuals, has updated their support group information.


Help combat loneliness

Social isolation and loneliness are issues that can affect anyone at any age or stage of their lives. Feelings of loneliness have been shown to lead to depression across all ages, as well as cognitive decline and dementia in older people. 


Up for a challenge?

We aim to get all schools and youth clubs in the Borders signed up for Volunteers Week (1-7 June).

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