Our success so far
To date over 5,000 ProjectScotland volunteers have carried out 3 million hours of volunteering, working with 540 Scottish charities.
- 78% of our young people move onto work, education or training after 6 months.
- 93% of our young people said the experience had an impact on their career and life choices.
- Last year we placed 600 young people throughout Scotland.
- Our mentors are probably the most diverse collection of talented individuals focussed on helping young people in Scotland think about the future.
Young people choose ProjectScotland…
- 77% of volunteers feel like volunteering provided them more opportunities.
- 78% reported improved confidence through their volunteering experience.
- 79% would recommend ProjectScotland to their friends.
Volunteering gets people working…
- According to the DWP 50% of young people taking part in an experience of work come off benefits within 3 months.
We continue to need your support to deliver quality volunteer placements for young people across Scotland, find out how you can get involved here.