We offer a range of volunteering opportunities to help you develop your skills and confidence, while supporting us to achieve our mission aims. These suit different abilities and we are happy to discuss your particular circumstances and capabilities. Most activities take place at our Dudhope Castle base.
Volunteering provides a range of benefits including: learning new skills, making friends, improved mental and physical wellbeing, feeling valued and part of a team, increased confidence, and making a positive difference to other people's lives, to your community and to your world.
We run a weekly programme of creative, therapeutic and physical activity based workshops. You would help to plan and run workshops, supporting our members (Individuals with additional needs) during the sessions.
We host various workshops and events during the year, aimed at bringing the community together, sharing skills, and raising funds. You would help plan these events, as well as help with online and physical marketing.
We attend pop-up markets in and around Dundee to sell our crafts & baking, and to promote our work. We also cater for event at various venues. You would help to run stalls & serve food.
These sessions run in our on-site Changemakers Kitchen. We bake and cook for our in-house mini-café service and also for outside catering and events. You would support our members in all aspects of baking, cooking, kitchen safety, teamwork - and cleaning up! You don’t need to be a pro but should feel confident in the kitchen.
One of our aims is to prevent waste, create a more circular economy, and challenge people's mindsets on shopping. We do this by turning unwanted clothes and fabrics into new garments. You would join one of our sewing groups and help upcycle clothes using our machines & materials.
Based at our community garden at Dudhope Castle . You would help to manage the garden, create new features & care for the planted areas.
We fight waste further by upcycling all sorts of unwanted items into new pieces, including furniture, candles, jewellery and wood. You would help to upcycle various items using our supplies and your creativity and ideas.