Role description

We are looking for support to help with basic maintenance within our Community Spaces.

  • Can you fix things or complete minor repairs? 
  • Are you a confident handy person with basic joinery or decorating skills?
  • Are you great with people and keen to make a difference? 

How much time can you donate?

If you can spare a few hours on an ad hoc basis then you can help to make a real difference!

Where can you help?

Within your local community space in Troon, Alloa or Shawlands, completing minor repairs as needed.

What will you do?

  • Be capable and friendly – able to undertake minor repairs – touching up paintwork, putting up shelves, fixing kitchen cupboards and much more!
  • Confidently and accurately promote the aims and objectives of the charity at all times.
  • Be confident speaking with general public and answering any questions about our work.


  • Your confidence and sense of purpose will likely increase.
  • You will meet new people and build new relationships. 
  • You will be giving something back within your local community.
  • Unlimited tea and coffee while you work! 

It’s a win/win!


You will have a named contact from the charity to support you throughout your volunteer journey.

If you need any more information please contact us at

No Current Vacancies

We currently have no vacancies for this role. Please keep us in mind and check again to see if we have any openings in the future.

About us

Give a Dog a Bone…and an animal a home is a young, unique and award winning charity, supporting the over 60s to afford a rescue pet companion.

We aim to tackle loneliness for the individual and homelessness for the animal, by removing financial barriers to an over 60s person adopting a rescue animal.

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