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Aisling Healy talks about her experience volunteering overseas (video by VSO Ireland).
Amy lives in Irvine and has undertaken a variety of local volunteering roles over the past few years, including the North Ayrshire Youth Council, the Ayrshire Youth Arts Network and the Girl Guides. She currently volunteers with Young Scot.
I applied to be a Clydesider and found the Volunteer Scotland website. I quickly spotted the British Orienteering plea for volunteers in Lossiemouth and Forres.
Glasgow 2014 volunteer Lisa Blythman-Wood was one of the lucky Clyde-siders invited to the star-studded Sports Personality of the Year 2014
I started volunteering through being interested in music and wanting to become involved in something I am passionate about: I found the perfect volunteering opportunity at a hospital radio station. Volunteering at this for 13 years, the work I did made a difference to patients through such a simple act, whilst also benefitting myself through working in something I loved!
Liz Glenister, Volunteer and founder, Hypopara UK was named Britain's Best Volunteer 2016.
Marion Allison, 63, volunteers as a Handyperson for Care and Repair North Lanarkshire.
One young volunteer's volunteering story. Caroline talks how she got started.
I am 44 and live in Edinburgh. I have been volunteering in some capacity or another since I was 20 for a whole variety of reasons.