If your organisation, community group or school involves volunteers, then Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway can help you to find volunteers and enable you to inspire, retain and manage your volunteers.


As Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway is your volunteering centre for the region we can advertise your volunteer opportunities for free.  We can advertise your opportunities through our local, regional and national networks and with hundreds of people phoning, emailing and visiting us every year, your opportunities will reach an extensive number of individuals interested in volunteering.  Its easy to register your opportunities with us, simply complete the application and return to us.


We can provide support and assistance to organisations who involve volunteers to help your organisation effectively manage and retain volunteers.  Whatever your volunteer needs, Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway are the local experts for all your volunteer needs.

Our partners, Volunteer Scotland  provides excellent Good Practice Guides and templates for you to download to help your organisation effectively plan for involving volunteers, support, manage and retain volunteers.

Would you like to show how well your organisation supports its volunteers?  Your organisation could be awarded a Best Practice Certificate on demonstrating that you are committed to providing a positive and supported experience for ALL volunteers. There is a simple checklist for you to work through. It is designed to help you towards achieving Best Practice in working with and supporting volunteers by having organisational policies and practices in place.

Training and Professional Continuous Development

At Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway we are passionate about the third sector and the contribution the sector makes to the wellbeing and the prosperity of the people and communities of Dumfries and Galloway.

By providing access to high quality training opportunities for trustees, management, committees, employees and volunteers of third sector organisations, we can help the third sector in Dumfries and Galloway develop and grow.

Our training programme has been developed and designed to provide a full range of training opportunities that the sector requires to ensure continued professional development of your organisation.

For more information about our training programme, please contact Eppie, or click here to download a brochure.