Volunteers are an integral part of the GADAB team.

Volunteers help in many aspects of our work, whether it is raising money at events, helping to spread the word locally or ensuring our visitors get a warm welcome within our Community space.

Every role is so important to us and our success.

Volunteering Frequently Asked Questions

Please read our volunteering specific FAQ’s and find out if volunteering for GADAB could be right for you.

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How do I become a GADAB volunteer?

Our application process is designed to be nice and straight forward. All of our volunteering opportunities come with a role profile which tells you exactly what skills, experience and qualities you need to have to get on board.

Before you join us as a volunteer, you may be asked to attend an informal interview either in person or over the phone. This is a great opportunity for you to find out more about the role, meet the staff and get a sense of whether the opportunity is what you are looking for. It is also a chance for us to decide if you are right for us!

Check out our current volunteering opportunities

Community Space Volunteer – Shawlands

We are all about Companionship in the Community – we offer a safe space for retired people to make new friends, learn new skills and mix with dogs!

  • Can you support us by helping in our Community spaces? 
  • Are you confident and friendly with good listening skills? 
  • Are you dependable and trustworthy
  • Are you a real team player who can ‘think on your feet’?
  • Do you make a mean cuppa? 
  • Are you a dog owner or do you have access to a well behaved companionship dog that could come to work with you?

If yes to the above, and you can spare some time on a Wednesday each week, we might have the perfect opportunity for you in our Shawlands Community Space!

Click here to find out more and apply for this role.

**Please note we get an overwhelming volume of enquiries for roles within our Community Spaces but we have a very limited number of opportunities. To help avoid disappointment please consider some of our other volunteer roles! Everyone just LOVES being part of Team GADAB!**

 

 

Fundraising Volunteer

Fundraising is an essential part of our charity, but more so than ever at present. Can you help to support us?

  • Are you ready to set up your own challenge?
  • Can you think ‘outside the box’?
  • Can you keep the kids/pets involved?

Can you do this whilst keeping safe and observing social distancing in the current situation? Click here to find out more and apply for this role.

Helping Hands Volunteer

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?

Click here to find out more and apply for this role.

Support our unique animal charity

Become a Sponsor

We support the over 60s to afford a rescue pet companion. If money is a genuine barrier, we can pay the rehoming fee for a RESCUE animal and continue to support, each month, with the cost of pet food.

Fundraise

Please support our charity to continue our vital work, it’s simple!

You can fundraise or donate, securely, through our new Just Giving page or via PayPal.

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