NHS Dumfries & Galloway


Volunteering in NHS Dumfries & Galloway

There are an estimated 6,500 directly engaged volunteers supporting the work of NHS Scotland, approximately 200 of which are directly engaged within NHS Dumfries and Galloway. Many of these volunteer roles are centred around patient interaction, such as Welcome Guides meeting and greeting outpatients and visitors to Ward Volunteers chatting to patients on wards, offering social interaction and engagement. These are just a handful of roles currently available, please see below our list of Volunteering Opportunities.

Read the latest: Volunteering Annual Report

Please note volunteering should not be viewed as a work placement and such requests must be raised through the Learning and Educational team and not Volunteering services. 

How to apply

If you would like to apply please complete the electronic application form

Please click here to download the form.

Paper copies can be downloaded  or posted contact details below

Contact Details

Email: dg.volunteering2@nhs.scot

Telephone: 01387 246246 ext 34603

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Requirements