Current vacancies

Please note that due to coronavirus we are suspending all active volunteer recruitment until further notice.

You can still browse our opportunities. If you choose to submit an application, we will keep it on file and contact you as soon as we are able to resume recruitment.

Essential support

Our volunteers provide essential support and bringing with them skills, knowledge and experience that really help to make a difference.

All our current volunteering vacancies are listed below. To apply for a position, please complete the application form by clicking 'apply online'. 

If you are applying using the online form, it is advisable to save your online application as a draft at regular intervals while completing it to ensure your information is not lost. 

Please note that we cannot accept speculative applications.

If you're interested in volunteering for our sister charity, Royal Blind, you can view current Royal Blind volunteering vacancies.  

Volunteer Befriender/Group Helper (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)

Closing Date: 01/06/2020, Location: Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

We’re looking for friendly volunteer with good people skills to befriend our members, who are all veterans with sight loss, and take part in a wide range of activities with them. You will help us to improve our members’ quality of life and play a vital role in easing isolation.

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Gardening Activity Assistant Volunteer (Paisley)

Closing Date: 01/06/2020, Location: Scottish War Blinded Hawkhead Centre, 198 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

We need green fingered volunteers with to work their magic at the Hawkhead Centre! By donating your time, knowledge and skills you’ll help maintain and develop our stunning gardens where our veterans can enjoy tranquillity, natural beauty and abundant sensory stimulation.

This rewarding role will involve plenty of hands-on gardening, redevelopment and ground preparation. Moreover, we want you to have your say; you’ll be included in garden design and layout, and the planting of plants and shrubs.

As a volunteer, you will meet inspiring people, gain valuable experiences, and help us to change the lives of those who have served their country.

 

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Volunteer Driver (Paisley)

Closing Date: 01/06/2020, Location: Scottish War Blinded Hawkhead Centre, 198 Hawkhead Road, Paisley PA2 7BS

Love driving, and qualified to drive a minibus? Want to spend time with fascinating people who have served their country and are experiencing sight-loss?

How about a volunteering opportunity that involves both?! We need a safe and responsible road-user with a fun and friendly personality to help us get our members to and from our Hawkhead activity centre in Paisley.

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Activities Support Volunteer (Kelso)

Closing Date: 01/06/2020, Location: Borders

We’re looking for friendly volunteer with good people skills to befriend our members, who are all veterans with sight loss, and take part in a wide range of activities with them. You will help us to improve our members’ quality of life and play a vital role in easing isolation.

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