Volunteer in Glasgow

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From Glasgow to Motherwell to Paisley. Not only is this an area of fine banter, quality fashion and brilliant bars it is also a hotspot of volunteering opportunities.

Charities that you could volunteer with in and near Glasgow include:

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Example opportunities

Citizens Advice Direct - Generalist Telephone Advisor

Join a friendly and enthusiastic team who work with a diverse range of people on a day to day basis. You’ll provide up-to-date information and help support people with a variety of needs and issues, whilst gaining great experience in an IT based office role.  

Urban Roots - Environmental Education Volunteer

Join Urban Roots, working with schools and young people on practical environmental projects. You’ll be helping build lasting relationships with the schools in the local area, supporting the development of gardening projects for a variety of groups.  

Glasgow Sculpture Studio– Technical Supporter

The Glasgow Sculpture Studio are looking for somebody to come on board and assist the Production Facilities team in maintaining, developing and promoting all activities and policies of the studio in relation to the use and provision of workshop facilities for sculptural practice.

Spruce Carpets - Finance Support Volunteer

The Charities main aim is to provide affordable flooring for low income households through the re-use of floor coverings, including domestic carpets. In doing this we also provide volunteering opportunities for skills development to individuals that have found themselves excluded from the job market by giving them work experience. You will be responsible for assisting the bookkeeper with various tasks.

Young Enterprise Scotland – YES Alumni

Young Enterprise Scotland supports young people aged 5-25 across Scotland by providing training and practical learning experiences to young people of all backgrounds. The volunteer will carry out interviews to develop news stories, magazine style features, videos, website and social media content, of people who have participated in Young Enterprise Scotland activities over the last 40 years.

 

Case Studies

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Meet Emily, Volunteer in Stirling

“Volunteering filled the gaps in my CV” When Emily moved to Scotland in 2013 she decided to take the first…
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Meet Becky, Volunteer in Glasgow

“Volunteering gave me the confidence to get back into work” Becky Hogg was no stranger to volunteering, having helped with…
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Meet David, Volunteer in Glasgow

David McLuckie (21) had been unemployed for quite some time. Then he volunteered with ProjectScotland at Playbusters.