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Volunteering Support

At HTSI, our aim is to be the one-stop shop for all things volunteering in the Inner Moray Firth.


If you are a community group, charity, social enterprise or other third sector organisation who is keen to find out more, we can provide information, advice, and support tailored to meet your needs.

If you are from another area of Highland and wish to know more about volunteering, please contact our partners in your area:

Who we work with:

People looking to volunteer

We work with people of all ages who are interested in volunteering. We can provide support with:

  • Helping you take your first steps into volunteering

  • Matching you to suitable opportunities

  • Helping you gain recognition for your time and contribution 

Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIOs)

We can provide support to your organisation, this may include:

  • Promoting your opportunities through HTSI

  • Advice on recruiting your volunteers

  • Connect you with volunteers and advise you on coaching, mentoring, and empowering them

What we do:

1:1 support for organisations who work with volunteers

Whether you have involved volunteers in your organisations for a long time, or just starting to think about it, we can offer you 1:1 support in getting your Volunteer policy and procedures right for your organisation, ensuring safe and effective volunteer environments.


If you need examples and templates, we have them. If you need advice and support, we can arrange a meeting, and if you wish to gain your Volunteer Friendly Award you have come to the right place.

Recruiting Volunteers

HTSI can help your organisation recruit volunteers. Get in touch and let us know about your opportunities and we help you advertise them for on our Aye Volunteer website, our social media pages and through The Volunteer Scotland website.​

Getting into Volunteering

Whether you are new to volunteering or have plenty of experience, we can help you find the right role for you. We work with Volunteer Scotland to advertise up to date roles in your area.

Our website, Aye Volunteer displays volunteering opportunities from organisations from across the Highlands.


Check out the latest volunteering opportunities on our website by clicking below.



If you are a member of HTSI we can advertise your volunteering opportunities for you. Fill out the linked form below.

Contact Us:

Development Officer
Volunteers and Volunteering

Luthien Lark


07436 144 485

Luthien is our Development Officer for Volunteers and Volunteering. She works with both volunteers and organisations wishing to recruit volunteers.

Saltire Awards

Volunteer Charter


The Saltire Awards are a nationally recognised award for volunteering, for young people aged 12 – 25.


Young people gain certificates, signed by Scottish Government ministers, for the volunteering they have successfully achieved.


Find out more here.


HTSI have pledged our support to become
Charter Champions.

The Volunteer Charter sets out the ten key principles which help to underpin good relations within a volunteering environment. It is open to any individual, group or organisation from any sector who either involve volunteers, or influence decisions on how volunteering is resourced or reflected in policy.

Find out more here

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