Our success so far
To date over 5,000 ProjectScotland volunteers have carried out over 3 million hours of volunteering, working with a range of Scottish charities.
- 77% of our young people move onto work, education or training after 6 months.
- 65% of our volunteers face barriers to employment, education or training
- Last year we placed over 300 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
- 76% of our volunteers benefit from the support of a mentor
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.