Newton Stewart Inititiative

Get Involved

Here at Newton Stewart Initiative, we want you to join in and help us make Newton Stewart an amazing place to live. Whether it’s through volunteering at our community shop, becoming a member, being on our Board of Trustees or fundraising, there’s a way for everyone to get involved. From 8 to 99, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with.

Newton Stewart Initiative Community Shop is looking for volunteers, are you interested in helping out?

How to get involved

Follow us/ like us on Facebook

Follow us/ like us on Twitter

Follow us/ like us on Instagram

Visit our website for updates

Donate and/or buy from our Community Shop located at Dashwood Square

Volunteer with us

Fundraising via Easyfundraising

Newton Stewart Initiative are now registered with easyfundraising, which means you can raise FREE donations for us every time you shop online. Over 7,000 brands will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them – at no extra cost to yourself!

These donations really mount up and make a BIG difference to us, so we’d really appreciate it if you could take a moment to sign up and support us. It’s completely FREE and only takes a moment.

You can find our easyfundraising page at

Thank you so much!

Becoming a Volunteer

We are always looking for people to volunteer in our Community Shop from as little as three hours per week

If you’re interested, please hand in the completed form below into the Newton Stewart Initiative Community Shop:

If you are interested in volunteering with other parts of the Initiative, for example at any events, the best way is to become a member, as we send out updates and opportunities to get involved!

Becoming a Member

Becoming a member means you will help to shape the future of NSI, with the opportunity to attend meetings, share ideas and participate in decisions that affect how NSI operates and develops. Members can attend regular meetings and vote at AGMs and EGMs.  This will provide you with an oversight of our operations and offers opportunities to elect Trustees, scrutinise accounts and vote on particular matters. 

 If you’re interested in becoming a member, please fill in the form below and email back to

Becoming a Trustee

Being a trustee can be very rewarding. As a trustee you have the chance to support and shape the work and strategic direction of Newton Stewart Initiative, and you can make a significant difference. Trustees help us to ensure we have a clear strategy, and that our work and goals are in line with our vision. A trustee’s role is to be the ‘guardians of purpose’, making sure that all decisions put the needs of the beneficiaries first. You can find out more about our trustees on the About Us page

Interested in becoming a trustee for Newton Stewart Initiative? Get in touch with us to discuss at, or return the below form: