It’s not all about the money… Give your time, energy and skills for your benefit and to help your community or environment:
- Gain experience with less pressure and more fun.
- That CV will look better: you choose, you do something, you prove you’re motivated and willing to take the initiative.
- Help others: make connections: meet people: learn from them.
Are you 18+ and living in the city of Glasgow? Would you like to gain transferable workplace skills and improve your CV whilst also gaining references and achieving a qualification? If so Volunteering Works is the programme for you! More info/get started here
Gain Scottish Government recognition certificates if you’re 12-25 just by submitting a claim form on which the ‘host’ club, group or organisation can verify your volunteering hours – and receive a Young Scot rewards voucher automatically with your Saltire Awards certificate. More info/get started here
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
For anyone aged 14–24 this is a programme of activities for you to do in your spare time. It’s not competitive so you can take your time finishing it. The sections you complete include ‘volunteering’ plus ‘physical’, ‘skills’ and ‘expedition’. More info/get started here
‘Put aside your preconceptions’
There’s a huge range of things you can do. You can find hundreds of things across Glasgow right here on this website via the ‘search for opportunities’ links.
And you have the freedom to choose to do your own thing.