All posts by Lauren Pluss

Guest Blog: Edinburgh Rotaract

Edinburgh Rotaract group have  given up their time on a number of occassions to support our work. Today, as part of our #VolunteersWeek posts, Alexandra Bannach-Brown has written a guest post explaining the different ways Edinburgh Rotaract have supported Capability Scotland and why they find it so rewarding! Continue reading Guest Blog: Edinburgh Rotaract

Guest Blogger: Why #IVolunteer

As part of our series of Volunteers’ Week posts, Laura Esplin a former Project Scotland volunteer, shares her experiences of volunteering on the programme and in the Capability Scotland fundraising team.

I started volunteering with Capability Scotland as an intern through Project Scotland. Like many people who volunteer through Project Scotland, my motivations were to gain some new skills whilst ‘making a difference’, or having a positive impact on the charity I chose to volunteer for. Continue reading Guest Blogger: Why #IVolunteer

Why I love volunteering at Capability Scotland’s Charity Shops…

Capability Scotland has eighteen charity shops that support our work throughout Scotland. We have over 200 dedicated volunteers in our shops that help us with a range of activities to ensure our shops run smoothly day to day. Meet some of our amazing shop volunteers below and find out why they give up their time for Capability Scotland: Continue reading Why I love volunteering at Capability Scotland’s Charity Shops…

Help our Garden Grow

Meghàn McEwan is the Service Co-ordinator at West Lane Gardens in Johnstone which recently celebrated its twelfth birthday. For our very first blog post, Meghàn shares why the gardening group at the service is so important to the people that use the service.

West Lane Gardens is a wee service located down a small lane in the middle of a housing estate in Renfrewshire. It’s not somewhere you would expect Continue reading Help our Garden Grow