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Volunteers wanted to help with Teenage Cancer Trust bucket collection!

Volunteers wanted to help with Teenage Cancer Trust bucket collection!

18 Aug 2017

Teenage Cancer Trust make sure young people don't face cancer alone. They do it by helping young people and their families deal with the many ways that cancer can affect your body, your mind and your life. 

Teenage Cancer Trust are really excited to have the opportunity to fundraise with Dobbies again as they’ve had an incredible partnership with them over the last few years. Now is your chance to sign up to fundraise at their flagship Edinburgh store!

Time Commitment: 11am – 4pm on Saturday 2nd or Sunday 3rd September

Location: Dobbies Garden Centre, Melville Nursery, Midlothian, Edinburgh, EH18 1AZ

Responsible to: Emma Vickerstaff, Regional Fundraiser

How to apply: Email or call 020 7612 0370 to have a chat about the role.

What will I do?

  • Engage the public with the work of Teenage Cancer Trust
  • Raise funds through a bucket collection in-store
  • Be a friendly and approachable face of the charity

What will I gain?

  • Support from a dedicated member of staff in your role
  • Become part of an enthusiastic team of volunteers
  • Ultimately help Teenage Cancer Trust to reach more young people with cancer
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be covered

What skills do I need?

  • Confidence engaging with the public
  • Enthusiasm for the work of Teenage Cancer Trust
  • Reliability & punctuality

Volunteer Recruitment Fair

11 Aug 2017

Our next Volunteer Recruitment Fair will take place on Friday 13th October in St John’s & King’s Park Church, Dalkeith from 10.30am – 3pm. Organisations are now invited to book stalls to promote their local volunteering opportunities. The cost of a stall will be £20 for members, £30 for non-members. To book your space, please download the booking form by clicking here and return to Sue Dick by Friday 22 September. Please be aware it is first come first served and the stalls usually book up quickly ahead of the deadline date.

Summer Garden Event

07 Aug 2017

We are holding our Summer Event in our Community Garden at Dalkeith Country Park on Friday 11 August from 10am – 12pm. The garden is developed and maintained by a group of volunteers as part of the Midlothian Growing Together project.

For more information about getting involved with the Midlothian Growing Together project, please contact Kat Dunlop on 0131 660 1216 or email

Sports Club Volunteer Recruitment Event

04 Aug 2017

The Community Sports Hub in Penicuik are hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Event on Monday 18th September 4-7pm at the Penicuik Centre. The event is aimed at bringing sports clubs and people who might be interested in volunteering in sport together. There is no commitment required.

This is your opportunity to meet the sports clubs running activities for children and adults in Penicuik. So far we have the YMCA, Penicuik Athletic Youth Football Club and Lasswade Athletics Clubs attending. You can hear about the activities they run, who their members are and where they need help.

They will be able to tell you what skills you need or can learn, the approximate time required, the people you will meet and the difference your help could make.

You can tell them about the skills you have, the time available and why you are interested

For more information please contact Ben at or on 0131 270 6769.

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