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Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. We want your next volunteering experience to be a great one.

There are thousands of volunteer opportunities available in Scotland. Whether you have a little or a lot of time to give, there is something for everyone. Opportunities such as befriending, helping at events, driving, fundraising, conservation activities, providing support to children and older people, plus much more. These are offered in a variety of settings from sport clubs to local community organisations. You can even volunteer from home.

By giving your time you’re helping the organisation you volunteer for, and you’re also helping the people, communities, animals or environments they represent. What turns that donation into an investment is that you get back far more than you give. And for whatever you want to get out of volunteering, there is an opportunity that can help realise it.

Start your volunteer search

There are three ways you can search for an opportunity that is right for you. 

Beyond opportunities

The Volunteer Stories section allows those interested in volunteering to hear about others’ experiences and share your own. There is also additional volunteer guidance and information to support you in your volunteering journey and answer any initial questions you might have.