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Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do
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We've created a handy volunteer story checklist to help you write your story!
Find out what motivates volunteers and read about their experiences.
"I was very impressed with what I found out about Home Link Family Support, and interested in its policy of matching a volunteer with a family for a year. I felt this was a very good idea, unusual and probably very beneficial to the family."
Eilidh Wynd, 18, Student at Stirling University and Volunteer at Start Up Stirling. "It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the donations growing and smiles are all showing, we spread our good cheer, for it’s the most wonderful time of the year." Read more >
I currently volunteer as a Children's Worker at the Kids Club run by the Salvation Army in my local area. This has been my first experience volunteering with children and with the organisation. Read more >
When I left university, like many graduates I found myself in a state of complete confusion around what I wanted to and where I wanted to go. Having worked in the Scottish Parliament during my studies, I had a taste for politics and trying to understand the function of government.
I know you’re supposed to say this, but I really do love working with people. Place2Be works in 280-something schools across the UK and I got a chance to be in 4 of them, all of which had slightly different needs and expectations for the service.
At the beginning of this year, Edinburgh based artist and Shaw Trust volunteer Carol Le Lievre ran an eight week art workshop for Shaw Trust customers in Edinburgh.
Kim Martin is one of CHAS' brilliant volunteers, and here she talks about her role as Nursing Support Volunteer and the joy of being part of the team that gives families the best possible care when they visit Rachel House
Recently, two members of staff from Volunteer Scotland, receptionists Christine & Gemma, volunteered at local charity Food Train.
Lauren Birney, Boys Brigade volunteer, shared her story as part of Student Volunteers Week 2017.
We keep saying and it and don’t tire of saying it: the sport of athletics can’t survive without the assistance of our dedicated Officials and volunteers.