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Desperately Seeking Homework Heroes

Volunteer Tutors Organisation are urgently looking for homework helper volunteers to enable the continued smooth running of homework groups in Scotstoun and Springburn.  Min age 16. VTO have a network of 15 homework groups across the city where young people are given support, from a volunteer tutor, to help them keep up at school.  You […]

Have fun whizzing around

Whizz-Kidz, who aim to transform the lives of young wheelchair users, are looking for volunteers to support their monthly youth group in Glasgow.  Min age 16. The group takes place on one Saturday every month and you can be involved in supporting young people to take part, leading ice breakers and generally helping the groups […]

My boy (or girl) lollipop 🍭 🍭

Can you bring some fun to children who are in hospital?  Radio Lollipop are looking for volunteers who can spend one evening a week as part of the team visiting the wards at the Royal Hospital for Children.  Min age 18. Volunteers spend time with children playing games, doing arts and crafts, generally having fun. […]

Meant to be a mentor?

Can you relate to young people and enjoy their company? Move On are looking for volunteers age 18+ to be a mentor to a young person. As a mentor, you will develop and build a 1-1 relationship with a vulnerable young person aged 14-26, helping them to develop new skills, and achieve goals all while […]

Be a befriending superstar!

Do you have a couple of hours a week to be a superstar befriender to a young person living in the North East of Glasgow?  Min age 18. YPBS are looking to recruit, train and support adult volunteers to spend around 2-3 hours every week building a relationship with a young person in need of […]

Get Crafty ! 🎨

Do you enjoy working with children and encouraging them to use their imaginations? Do you have a flare for arts and crafts? If so, this could be the perfect role for you! Community Central Halls are looking for a volunteer aged 16 or over to teach arts, crafts and design to children between the ages […]

Youth Mentoring – change a life

Can you spare a couple of hours a week to support a vulnerable young person in Glasgow? If you are compassionate, reliable and a good listener and enjoy getting out and about in the local community trying new and fun activities then we want to hear from you!  Min age 18. “It’s so rewarding seeing […]

Play The Day Away!

Would you like to try out a brand new volunteering opportunity where you learn retail skills AND get to play with toys?  Yes it sounds too good to be true but this volunteering opportunity really does exist!  Click the link for more information. Community Toy Shop    

Help unlock their potential

Can you #GiveAnHour and change a life?  Min age 21. MCR Pathways recruit and train volunteer mentors to meet a care experienced, or disadvantaged, young person for one hour a week, at their school, to build and develop a positive, mentoring relationship. They are now expanding to 30 secondary schools in Glasgow, and as so […]

Fun in the Drum

Can you spare a few hours a week to have fun with children and families in Drumchapel?  Min age 16. 3D Drumchapel are looking for volunteers on a Tuesday morning for their fun weekly healthy eating sessions for parents and pre-school children, and also on a Wednesday afternoon to support their Baby and Me sessions.  […]

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