Get Involved

If you’re interested in finding out more about our volunteering opportunities either within the community or as a Board Member, have a look to see what opportunities we have at the moment.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Improve your job prospects

Whether you’re fresh out of School, College or in between jobs, volunteering allows you to gain invaluable skills in areas that you want or feel the need to gain experience in. Volunteering shows future employers that you have developed necessary skills and that you are a committed and dependable person.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Diversity

When volunteering it enables you to meet people that you wouldn’t normally come across. This will have a positive effect on your social skills.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Make A Difference

Volunteering may enable people to feel that this is their way of giving something back to the local community. Volunteering will allow you to bring positive change to someone’s life. Have fun – Volunteering can be fun and should be designed for you to have fun along the way. Volunteering will be fulfilling and enable you to experience opportunities that you may not have had a chance to do.

WHY VOLUNTEER

Experience

The RDT have a number of links with various organisations that volunteers can be placed in to allow specific experience to be gained. However, if you want to have a tailored placement, please get in touch with the Volunteer Coordinator.

WHAT THE RDT CAN OFFER YOU?

Recognition

Any training that you require through Rosewell Development Trust or your voluntary placement will come with Certificates of Achievement. These can then be added to a Progress File and could help with future job prospects and interviews.

WHAT THE RDT CAN OFFER YOU?

References

Once you’ve volunteered with RDT for a specific time period, references can be attained. Training – The RDT can provide training in many areas and we have an excellent network of external training providers. If you would like to suggest of any other training that may benefit you or your community, please get in touch with the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

WHAT THE RDT CAN OFFER YOU?

Out of Pocket Expenses

When volunteering or taking part in Work Experience placements organised by the RDT, you will have the opportunity to be reimbursed for appropriate travel expenses.

WHAT THE RDT CAN OFFER YOU?

Support and Communication

The RDT aims to improve the number of job opportunities for the people of Rosewell. Career advice, workshops and talks can all be accessed by volunteers and regular updates of new training will be communicated via email or social media. The Volunteer Co-ordinator will be available through the week either by email, phone or at the Rosewell office.

Volunteer Forms

Volunteer Recruitment Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Job Opportunities

*Please note, we do not accept speculative CVs. When we advertise for employment opportunities, all information and how to apply will be added to this page.