First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that a national coordination effort for volunteers to help the NHS is underway.

Scotland Cares will encourage people to volunteer if they’re in a position to do so and make it easier for them to register their interest. If interested, people should go to the website, where they will be able to choose from a number of options.


Community Reserve Voulunteers

The Red Cross will be coordinating community reserve volunteers across the country. Their site will also provide information about volunteering with existing organisations through Volunteer Scotland.


Aberdeen Mutual Aid

A group of community volunteers who can deliver mail, get urgent suuplies and pick up shopping. To register your interest to help  email