Volunteer fair held in Rothesay

Local third sector representatives enjoy a coffee break at the Volunteering 4 Bute event in Rothesay on Monday, April 13.
Local third sector representatives enjoy a coffee break at the Volunteering 4 Bute event in Rothesay on Monday, April 13.

Third sector organisations from throughout Bute and beyond gathered in Rothesay on Monday in the hope of attracting new volunteers to help them in their work.

Bute Elderly Befrienders, Befrienders for Children, Arthritis Care, Homestart-MAJIK, Macmillan Cancer Support, Bute Advice Centre, Calum’s Cabin and the local Marie Curie fund-raising group were all represented at the ‘Volunteering 4 Bute’ event at the Moat community centre.

If you were unable to attend Monday’s event but would like to find out more about getting involved with any of the groups above, here are the contact details you’ll need:

Bute Elderly Befrienders - call outreach worker Pieter van der Werf on 07760 882513 or email info@butebefrienders.com

Befrienders for Children - call director Cathi Bertin on 07918 601567 or email cathibertin@btconnect.com

Arthritis Care - email Sharon Macpherson on takecontrol@arthritiscare.org.uk

Homestart-MAJIK - call Sharon Erskine on 07435 595054

Macmillan - call Deirdre Henderson on 01586 555932 or email deirdre.henderson@argyll-bute.gov.uk

Bute Advice Centre - call 01700 502784 or email info@buteadvice.org.uk

Calum’s Cabin - call 07544 979538 or email enquiries@calumscabin.com

Marie Curie - email amcghie11@btinternet.com