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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation Volunteers

Join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation: Make a Difference!

Are you passionate about improving the lives of individuals affected by asthma and allergies? Do you want to make a meaningful impact within your community? Look no further! The Asthma and Allergy Foundation is seeking dedicated volunteers like you to join our mission and help us create a healthier, more informed world.

*About Us:
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation is a leading nonprofit organisation committed to advocating for individuals with asthma and allergies. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for those affected by these conditions by providing education, support, and resources. We work tirelessly to raise awareness, promote research, and advocate for policies that improve access to proper care and treatment.

*Volunteer Opportunities:
By joining our team of volunteers, you will have the opportunity to make a genuine difference in the lives of individuals with asthma and allergies. Here are some of the exciting and rewarding volunteer roles available:

• Education and Outreach: Help us spread awareness and knowledge about asthma and allergies by organising and participating in community outreach events, workshops, and educational campaigns. share your expertise and empower others to manage their condition effectively.
• Fundraising and Events: Assist us in organising fundraising events, such as charity walks, runs, and galas. Contribute your creative ideas, communication skills, and organisational talents to make these events successful and impactful.
• Support Groups: Provide emotional support and guidance to individuals and families affected by asthma and allergies. Facilitate support group meetings, offer resources, and create a safe space for sharing experiences and coping strategies.
• Advocacy: Be a voice for change by engaging in advocacy efforts at local, regional, and national levels. Help us advocate for policies that improve access to quality healthcare, promote allergen safety, and ensure the rights of individuals with asthma and allergies are protected.
• Volunteer Receptionist/Administration Assistant: Providing support to the administration team, answering phone calls and greeting visitors, and helping with general administrative tasks.

*Why Volunteer with Us?
• Make a difference: Your time and skills can have a direct impact on improving the lives of individuals with asthma and allergies.
• Personal growth: Gain valuable skills, knowledge, and experience in healthcare advocacy, community outreach, event planning, and more.
• Join a supportive community: Connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a difference and building a healthier future.
• Flexibility: We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, allowing you to choose the role that aligns with your interests, skills, and availability.
• Recognition and appreciation: Your efforts will be recognized and appreciated through various means, including certificates, letters of recommendation, and public acknowledgments.

*Join Our Team Today!
If you are ready to make a lasting impact and contribute to the well-being of individuals living with asthma and allergies, we invite you to join our dedicated team of volunteers. Together, we can create a world where asthma and allergies no longer hinder individuals from living their best lives. All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.

For more information please contact Vicki McGrain Rae, Head of Services and Health Promotion at email: / telephone: 07967054745 or Stephen Nakote, Finance & Admin Officer at email: / telephone: 01224 973001.

Experience required

As a volunteer for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation or any nonprofit organization, there are various skills that can be valuable and beneficial.

Passion and Commitment: Having a genuine interest and passion for the cause is essential. Volunteers who are enthusiastic and committed tend to make a more significant impact.

The most important aspect of volunteering is a willingness to contribute your time, energy, and dedication to the cause.

Travel details

We are based in Admiral Court, Aberdeen .
Travel expenses would cover weekly bus pass depending on availability.

Travel expenses

We cover weekly/monthly bus pass and expenses are reimbursed at the end of each month.

Training details

Relevant induction, training and excellent support is provided to all volunteers. As a volunteer for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation or any nonprofit organisation, you can expect to receive training and support to help you fulfil your role effectively.

Orientation and Onboarding: When you first join as a volunteer, you will participate in an orientation session or onboarding process. This will introduce you to the organisation's mission, values, and goals. You may also receive information about the specific volunteer role you will be undertaking, the expectations, and the responsibilities associated with it.
Asthma and allergy training will be delivered by Head of Services.

Taster available

Volunteers (aged 12-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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