Shopping Buddies

Community Transport East Renfrewshire provide transport to hospital and doctor surgery appointments across East Renfrewshire. Volunteers for main Community Transport East Renfrewshire opportunities are mainly 50+. We also offer Assisted Shopping Buddy volunteer opportunity’s to anyone over 25 years of age. Volunteers will be asked to support older people in special occasion shopping.

We need your help to make someones day by accompanying and assisting them on shopping trips with other volunteer buddies. No experience required and transport is provided.

How do I get Involved?

Ideally its better to contact us by email on

We will then send you a volunteer registration form. After returning your form it will generally take around 6 weeks for you to start volunteering. If you do n0t receive a response from the organisation within 6 weeks, please contact Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire on 0141 876 9555 so they can follow it up.