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Volunteer with us!

Our team of fantastic volunteers play a huge part in helping us deliver services and raise funds for children and families in Scotland affected by neurological conditions.


Current Volunteer Roles

PODD Volunteer

PODD Volunteers assist our Speech and Language therapy team to produce PODD books and Aided Language Displays for use within our School and Early Intervention Programme. This role involves cutting and laminating multiple pages and consolidating them into communication books.

All materials required will be provided.

This role can be completed on site or at home.

Welcome Volunteer

Welcome Volunteers support our admin team, greeting visitors to the Centre and caring for our family lounge, ensuring that it is a warm environment for visitors and has relevant information and leaflets available for families.

There are many different reasons why people volunteer, volunteering is rewarding and allows you to:

  • Gain new skills

  • Meet new people

  • Increase your work experience and utilise existing skills

  • Support a great cause

  • Feel rewarded about making a practical contribution to helping children, young people and families affected by neurological conditions


We support our volunteers in their role, providing training for you to carry out your role confidently. We will keep in regular contact to keep you up to date with news from across the Centre and ensure that you are aware of any upcoming events or activities that you may be interested in.


You will be provided with any materials needed to carry out your role and we can reimburse any reasonable travel expenses.


There are many ways that you can get involved with The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments as a Volunteer. You can choose how much or little you would like to be involved; you can give a few hours or days, volunteer for specific projects or events or sign up for a regular volunteer opportunity.


We want to make sure you have an enjoyable and rewarding volunteering experience with us and we really value the contribution you make and the time that you give.

You must be a UK resident and aged 18 or over to apply, Volunteer roles will be subject to receipt of 2 references and PVG Scheme registration.


We encourage diversity in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and have concerns as to your ability to volunteer, please do contact us to see how we can support you.


Essential skills required:

  • A friendly and approachable personality

  • Lots of enthusiasm


Support Given:

  • Induction & Training

  • Regular support sessions

  • Staff support on site

  • Materials required to carry out role

  • Reasonable travel expenses

  • References for Volunteers after 6 months

  • Centre branded T-shirt and Fleece

For more information on how to volunteer or you would like to discuss ways to support us, please contact Alicia McKenzie on 01236 456100 or 

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