Helping you to Volunteer

There are many different volunteering opportunities across Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross from working in a charity shop to giving people advice and becoming and advocate. SLCVO staff are here to help find the most suitable position for each individual.  

Register your interest with SLCVO

To register your interest in becoming a volunteer please contact the Skye & Lochalsh CVO office on 01478 612921 or email Once you have registered a member of our team will arrange to speak with you in more detail about your interests to ensure we can help find you the best role.  


Things to ask yourself before you contact us

  • What kinds of role are you interested in?

  • What activities you would enjoy?

  • What would you like to give or gain by volunteering?

  • When are you available?

Your answers will help identify roles to suit your needs or organisations who you would like to volunteer for.

Although there are many different volunteering opportunities, from being a charity trustee to helping put in a shop, if we are unable to find a role that you like, we will we work with local groups to see if there are any bespoke opportunities for you.

How long you'll have to wait to be seen be a member of staff?

We usually contact people within a week of receiving your interest. This can however change if staff are off unwell or on holiday.

Skye and Lochalsh Volunteer Opportunity Booklet

Wester Ross Volunteer Opportunity Booklet

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Emergency Services

In the Highlands volunteers are a key element of our emergency services. From the police to mountain rescue these groups and organisations are always looking for new volunteers and work with SLCVO to promote their events and opportunities.

To find more information about their volunteering opportunities click on the links below:

Skye & Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations 

A Charity Registered in Scotland SC0177372 and Company Limited by Guarantee SC013885

Tigh Lisigarry, Bridge Road, Portree, Isle of Skye. IV51 9ER

T:01478 612921

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