A great team to volunteer with. If you have an hour or two to spare get in touch via the contacts below or via the Volunteer Centre 01851 700366 ... See MoreSee Less
If you have some time to spare and want to help us make sure no one faces dementia alone we'd love to hear from you.
Please contact the Solas Day Centre to arrange a visit on 01851 706767...
We really need our volunteers to help us continue to support people living with dementia.
(Training and full support provided as well as expenses)
VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES WITH CHEST, HEART & STROKE WESTERN ISLES
Could you be a Befriender Volunteer?
This service aims to reduce isolation and enhance the quality of life of people living with Heart Failure. It offers one to one companionship information and support, by matching volunteers with a client whom they visit regularly as well as meeting with other befrienders and clients as a group on outings and get togethers This service is flexible to the needs of the clients.
Volunteers can be from all walks of life and of all ages. Training is offered. For more detailed information contact The Volunteer Centre 01851 700366 or call into our office at 95 Cromwell Street ... See MoreSee Less
Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) is with Susan McGrath.
Well done to Rebecca McGrath
Rebecca was presented with her 10, 25 and 50 hours Saltire Awards certificates. She is a volunteer with the Boys Brigade and also volunteered throughout the summer with Third Sector Hebrides.
"Volunteering has helped me develop my confidence and leadership skills. I would recommend volunteering to others as it is a great way to build up on skills and learn new skills which can be added to a C.V." Rebecca McGrath ... See MoreSee Less
Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway) shared a post.
Can you help Marge on Sat 18th at 11am? Loads of trees have already been planted but still a way to go. Contact the Vcwi Stornoway for contact details ... See MoreSee Less
Hi again! More tree planting this Saturday 18th if anyone can make it! Kick off @11am. Over 5000 little uns in already with a lot of help from this site and the community! So grateful! 😀 Give us a shout if you think you can make it! Shader, Barvas area. Soup/pizza @sarnies for sustenance! 🌲😃🌲xx
It has been a very busy time lately at the Volunteer Centre with team meetings, training, holidays etc and our facebook page has been a little neglected. Back to it now so keep an eye out for new volunteering opportunities coming up and let us know if you are planning to volunteer with any organisations over the festive period or if you are interested in finding out more about volunteering with one of the many organisations throughout our islands ... See MoreSee Less
Are you interested in becoming a Befriender? If so can you attend the up coming training dates? ... See MoreSee Less
Becoming a Befriender is a wonderful experience!
💫 fun free training (and a tasty lunch!)
💫 meet new people
💫 lots of ongoing support
💫 training opportunities
💫 paid expenses
💫 giving something back! 👍🏻