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


The Prince’s Trust supports 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed, struggling at school, or at risk of exclusion. The Trust’s programmes give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work. You will develop creative online content to engage with young people, funders, delivery partners, volunteers, and more. You will work alongside the Marketing Manager, Young Peoples Outreach Executive and the Volunteer team to support in the development of internal and external communications. You’ll build a portfolio of online creative work and gain experience working as part of a well established team. 


Established in 1994, Impact Arts is a community arts organisation which uses the arts and creativity to enable and empower social change.  You will work alongside our Programme Manager who will support you to develop your skills in both programme co-ordination and arts administration. The role will include the opportunity to coordinate the day-to-day delivery of two of our flagship programmes: Creative Pathways and The Young Gallery, alongside overseeing commissioned work.  You will have the opportunity to work closely with participants ensuring that they are engaging with the programme and will work alongside artists that make up our Creative Delivery Team. 

Digital & Systems Assistant - Young Enterprise Scotland

Young Enterprise Scotland is a registered charity and has been working to support young people in Scotland for 40 years. The role is primarily focused on supporting Young Enterprise Scotland (YES) to embed our new Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution which has been recently developed. One of the Young Enterprise Scotland Business Plan objectives for 2015/2016 is to develop a CRM solution that is embedded and used organisation wide. YES has implemented Salesforce and now is at the point of roll out across organisation. The role may include other areas of work to support Young Enterprise Scotland from time to time that are felt to enhance and support the work of the above as well as meet the needs of other parts of the organisation such as events, marketing and fundraising support.

Fundraising, Marketing, and Events Volunteer - Bobath Scotland

Bobath Scotland is a Scottish charity devoted to improving the quality of life for children and adults with cerebral palsy. The volunteer will help the Bobath Scotland team increase awareness of the charity’s work across Scotland and maximise on fundraising potential through a special appeal and anniversary events. You’ll help compile fundraising packs, produce press releases, plan and deliver events, all while being part of a small but busy charity. You’ll meet new people, get lots of support and be able to benefit from working with experienced staff who will help you recognise your strengths.

 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…

Meet David, Volunteer in Glasgow

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