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  • Action for Children logo

    Action for Children

    From before they are born until they are into their twenties, we help disadvantaged children across the UK. We help them through fostering or adoption and by intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. We make life better for children with disabilities. We influence policy and advocate for change. Our 7,000 staff and volunteers operate over 600 services, improving the lives of 370,000 children, teenagers, parents and carers every year. We succeed by doing what’s right, doing what’s needed, and doing what works for children.
  • Action on Hearing Loss Scotland logo

    Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

    We are the Scottish Directorate of a UK wide charity that supports people who are deaf, have hearing loss, or Tinnitus. We provide a variety of services in Glasgow including hearing aid support, veteran support, information giving, welfare support and campaigning.
  • AIESEC logo


    The largest youth-run organization in the world is on campus. AIESEC is run by youth, for youth. We're always looking for ambitious young people passionate about making the world a better place.

    This is AIESEC Find your true potential

    Our intense, team-based experiences will provide you with personal and professional skills in an environment that empowers you to grow. Gain life-long connections

    By joining AIESEC, you become one of the 40,000+ members across the world. Connect with like-minded young people who are as passionate about global issues as you are. Make your impact in the world

    As an AIESEC member, your actions directly impact the people around you. From your teammates to driving change in your communities, the opportunities to shape the world are endless and entirely up to you.

    Developing young leaders

    We believe that youth are the key to shaping a better future. You'll have the chance to develop these leadership qualities through volunteering for an AIESEC team locally.

    Develop Practical Skills:

    Through the different AIESEC roles and practical experiences that members take on in the organisation, thousands of young people are developing the skills necessary to lead the future. By joining AIESEC, members are able to gain practical skills in fields such as sales and marketing, allowing them to develop professionally and gain the relevant experience that they need in order to succeed in their future careers. AIESEC is unique in the way in which young people learn by doing, being the perfect organisation to compliment their studies.

    Experience Personal Growth:

    AIESEC is a space where young people are allowed to try, fail and succeed. The youth is encouraged to experiment, innovate, and find themselves and their passions along the way. Through challenges, our members are able to grow and develop. As a youth-led organisation, AIESEC wants to unleash the potential young people have through practical experiences that allow them to experience personal growth like no other organisation or educational experience.

    Our routine

    The role

    • Become an expert consultant for one of our exchange programmes and help your fellow students to go abroad on a life-changing experience!
    • Ensure a quality customer experience by managing and supporting young people for the duration of their programme
    • Build your global network and foster partnerships with AIESECers from all around the globe


    • Meet every week with the rest of your team to talk strategy, get training & support on how to achieve your goals, and have fun!
    • Receive guidance on how to create and track Personal Development Plan through one-to-one meetings with your Team Leader
    • Relax during our bi-weekly socials!
    • Attend team and committee fun days for quizzes, movies, paintballing and many more


    • Get access to all our training materials through our Online Resource Hub and attending National Conferences.
    • Benefit from alumni, external speakers and the leadership body's workshops to learn new skills
    • Get the chance to host sessions yourself!

    Conferences (watch the video embedded below)

    • Attend national conferences and meet all the members of AIESEC UK
    • Enhance your skill development with sessions from external speakers such as Deloitte, JDI and more

    Taking the leap

    • Step-up to one of our leadership positions and lead a team locally, nationally and even internationally.

    Watch one of us take the leap: Chester, 23, President of AIESEC UK 20.21

    MAXIS Conference 2021:

    This could be you, join us now!


    Head to our website:


    Deadline: 28th September 2022


  • Alzheimer Scotland logo

    Alzheimer Scotland

    Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. We offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey.
  • Barnardo's Scotland logo

    Barnardo's Scotland

    Barnardo's Scotland has been operating for more than 100 years, helping 16,300 of the country’s most vulnerable children, young people, parents and carers each year in more than 140 community-based services.
  • Beatson Cancer Charity logo

    Beatson Cancer Charity

    Beatson Cancer Charity supports people affected by cancer, every step of the way.

  • Big Noise Govanhill/Sistema Scotland logo

    Big Noise Govanhill/Sistema Scotland

    Music after school club for the children in the Govanhill area. Children learn to play musical instruments - strings and woodwind, brass and percussion - general musicianship and learning to read music.
  • Bikes for Refugees logo

    Bikes for Refugees

    Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) aims to support the resettlement of socio-economically disadvantaged and isolated New Scots through the upcycling and provision of free bicycles and the transformational.

  • Bipolar Scotland logo

    Bipolar Scotland

    We support people in Scotland living with bipolar by providing; support groups, one to one support from our workers who also have bipolar, self-management training & advising those recently diagnosed

    Bipolar Scotland is Scotland's only charity who specialise in supporting those who live with Bipolar Disorder as well as their families and friends. 

    We do this through various means of support, these include;

    • Offering Support groups for people living with bipolar
    • Self Management training- teaching techniques for those to successfully manage their illness
    • One-to-one peer support for anyone who lives with bipolar and provides up to 12 meetings with a Peer Worker or Peer Volunteer.
    • We have newly launched our 'Beyond Diagnosis' service which gives those who have just recently been diagnosed advice on understanding what living with bipolar means for them.

    We are always looking for volunteers to help with our bucket collections throughout Scotland.

    Volunteering for our fundraising team is a fun and exciting way to support Bipolar Scotland by raising funds. We want to build our presence in local communities and continue to host community events and bucket collections all over the country.

    In return you will make new friends, gain skills and build your confidence while letting you play a key role in your community. It can also improve your career prospects and adds invaluable volunteering experience to your cv.

    What you’ll do

    • Support us during organised bucket collections at supermarkets, shopping centres, train stations and football grounds.
    • Be happy to talk to passers-by encouraging them to donate.
    • Work with our enthusiastic fundraising team, including staff and volunteers.
    • Don’t get easily offended or put off by rejection.
    • Count and bank money ( PVG checked Volunteers)
    • Volunteer on an ad hoc basis, chose from a variety of locations, dates and times that suit you, no weekly commitment required.

    What we are looking for.

    • Enthusiasm for our cause
    • Committed and reliable individuals
    • Good communication skills and the ability to interact.
    • Smart appearance
    • Polite and friendly manner
    • Ability to work with others

  • Blind Veterans UK logo

    Blind Veterans UK

    We are Blind Veterans UK and we believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone. That's why we're here to help with lifelong practical and emotional support which we provide to Armed Forces and National Service veterans regardless of when they served or how they lost their sight. We help veterans recover their independence and discover a life beyond sight loss.
  • Cancer Support Scotland logo

    Cancer Support Scotland

    Cancer Support Scotland first began 40 years ago, in the cosy living room of Sir Kenneth Calman. Now in our home amidst the leafy grounds of Gartnavel Hospital, we’ve worked hard to make sure things don’t feel a whole lot different. The Calman Centre was created as a safe space, helping everyone we support to feel at ease and in control. Where better then, than in a giant living room – where family and friends are welcome and the kettle is always on. Cancer Support Scotland provides emotional and practical support to those affected by cancer. Offering counselling, complementary therapy, stres
  • CEASE UK logo


    CEASE UK is a national human rights charity whose mission is to expose and dismantle the cultural and commercial forces driving all forms of sexual exploitation in Britain.



    CEASE is a rallying place for survivors, activists, the curious, the hopeful, the discontent and all who want to see an end to sexual exploitation in the UK. 

    We are a national human rights charity whose mission is to expose and dismantle the cultural and commercial forces driving all forms of sexual exploitation in Britain. We see the links between child sexual exploitation, sex trafficking, pornography and prostitution, and work alongside survivors and frontline organisations to end sexual exploitation in the UK by lobbying the Government, campaigning and more.

  • Charity Concierge logo

    Charity Concierge

    Charity Concierge is a social enterprise for festival lovers everywhere. Charity Concierge is ran by who are working on health initiatives in Kenya and Sierra Leone.

    Charity Concierge is a social enterprise for festival lovers everywhere. Each year, we take hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers to the UK and Ireland's best music festival, including Download, Latitude, Camp Bestival, and Electric Picnic. But Charity Concierges won't spend long shifts stewarding in a field. They work at the heart of the festival to bring festival-goers the services they love. Depending on the festival, Charity Concierges will volunteer on:


    • The Charity Concierge buggy service. Working as either a buggy driver or taxi ground crew member, volunteers will make sure festival-goers can hitch a lift from point A to point B and get where they need to go a little easier. At some festivals, we run the buggy service exclusively for the access campsite to make sure everyone can enjoy the festival as much as possible.

    • The Charity Concierge fast-track drinks service. The nomads of the arena, our general services volunteers will take drinks orders from festival-goers, collect them using our fast-track lane at the bar, and deliver them to their customers. It's the service we've all wanted at a festival - to get more drinks and be able to keep your spot in the crowd - and our volunteers are the heroes that deliver it.

    • Tent pitching. A smaller part of the volunteer role, but just as vital. Charity Concierges (provided with a little bit of training) will jump in to rescue festival-goers tied up in a tent pretzel (or the grips of desperation). 


    In addition to a free ticket to the festival, Charity Concierge offer their volunteers plenty of time off to enjoy themselves with their mates. And the best part? All of the donations earned through the hard work of our volunteers go directly to, an innovative international development charity pioneering novel global health initiatives and working with mums and children in Kenya and Sierra Leone to improve the health of children in places it's most needed.

  • Children's Hearings Scotland logo

    Children's Hearings Scotland

    Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) recruits, trains and supports around 3,000 volunteers across Scotland, helping to make legal decisions with and for children and young people in children’s hearings.

  • Children's Hospices Across Scotland logo

    Children's Hospices Across Scotland

    Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) are the only provider of respite and end-of-life care to children in Scotland with a life shortening condition, and their families. Today, CHAS can only reach one in three of the families across Scotland who need their support, but are determined to reach them all. To do that, they need more specialist nurses and doctors, more trained carers, more volunteers, and more specialist equipment and facilities. That means, quite simply, that they need to raise more money – they need your help!
  • Community Infosource logo

    Community Infosource

    Community Infosource (CIS) is a Glasgow-based charity advocating for the integration of the asylum community.

    We recruit and train volunteers so they can get involved by working alongside us on our various projects. It is a great opportunity that develops skills and improves employability.

    We create and run projects which address the needs of minority groups. These intiatives help us reach out to the people within the community.

    We conduct research into issues which affect people’s access to services, rights, or opportunities, particularly action research with researchers from the community.

  • CoppaFeel!

    We're a breast cancer awareness charity for young people. We work with students on campus to spread awareness about breast cancer and checking your chest.

  • Developing Young Workforce logo

    Developing Young Workforce

    We bring business industry leaders from all sectors directly into schools to influence the curriculum to empower young people, and create positive destinations.

    We aim to create an educational legacy from COP26, we aim to support businesses in their transition to green, circular and sustainable practices, and we aim to forge a community within the Glasgow City Region that reflects innovation, passion and inculsion for all who live and work here.  Our activities give young people a voice, and create pathways into the job roles of the future. We support underserved communities and bridge gaps in knowledge and accessibility through a legacy of strong partnerships built between businesses, academia, government and individuals. We are based within Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, supported by Scottish Government and have links to every secondary school in the Glasgow City Region.

  • Dig Deep logo

    Dig Deep

    Dig Deep is an international development charity which works with Narok and Bomet Counties in the South West of Kenya, where currently 8 out of 10 people lack access to clean water and sanitation.

    Since we established in 2007 we have rapidly grown to 10 full-time staff supported by 400+ volunteers based in both Kenya and the UK. By the end of 2019, we had built taps which are now serving over 32,000 people at any one time, constructed toilets which are now serving over 18,000 people at any one time and delivered hygiene and menstrual health training which will benefit over 121,000 people.

    Our continued mission now is to support and build the capacity of the County Government to create and improve sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services for the next generation.

    One of our primary fundraising avenues to raise the funds to support this work is through our not for profit Dig Deep Challenges. Established in 2012, Dig Deep Challenges has organised and run numerous international challenges such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for over 1200 fundraisers so far providing not only an incredible life-changing experience for these individuals but raised approximately £1.5million to support Dig Deep's charitable objectives over this period.

    The Dig Deep Family continues to grow year on year and we always welcome the support of new volunteers looking to contribute their drop to create those ever-expanding ripples of change.

  • ENABLE Scotland logo

    ENABLE Scotland

    ENABLE Scotland Scottish charity, working for an equal society for every person who has a learning disability. Every day we: Campaign to end discrimination and break down the barriers that prevent people who have a learning disability from living as equal members of society. Raise funds to support families who have nowhere else to turn, and create more opportunities for people who have a learning disability to be active in their communities. Provide personalised support that enables people who have a learning disability to work, develop their skills and live the life they choose.
  • Equal Futures logo

    Equal Futures

    We are a charity Organisation our main office is based in Edinburgh. We have a relatively New Autism Project based East End of Glasgow. We are looking for Volunteers who would be interested in Facilitating Circles of Support around those affected by Autism. Training and expenses given.
  • Eye Heroes logo

    Eye Heroes

    Eye Heroes are an organisation that aim to teach children the importance of eyesight. We are currently recruiting volunteers to help take on this role.

    Eye Heroes is the UK’s first child-led campaign to fight avoidable blindness. Children are trained through volunteer-led interactive workshops in schools and after school clubs to become eye health champions, and inform people in their communities about eye health and the benefits of regular eye tests.

    The workshops are run for free by local volunteers, marrying the science of eye health with the pressing need to raise awareness in a fun and memorable way. Eye Heroes workshops are currently aimed at children aged 8-12 and include games, videos, role play and more.

    Children are uniquely placed in society with the ability to overcome barriers such as language, problems with mobility, perceived costs associated with eye tests , anxiety and the stigma that can be attached to sight loss. Harnessing this potential to spread powerful messages within diverse communities, Eye Heroes trains children to inform hard-to-reach individuals who are often at greater risk of avoidable sight loss.

    Eye Heroes workshops are now running in schools across the UK.

  • Fairly Beloved Rabbit Care logo

    Fairly Beloved Rabbit Care

    We are a rabbit rescue charity dedicated to improving rabbit welfare through the delivery of rescue, adoption, bonding and care advice services for rabbit owners throughout Scotland. We operate via a foster care network, supported by our rescue hub in East Dunbartonshire.
  • Falkirk Community Trust logo

    Falkirk Community Trust

    Falkirk Community Trust manages and operates a range of community-facing sport, recreation, arts, heritage and library services in the Falkirk area. Our facilities include one of the oldest surviving purpose built cinemas, the Hippodrome; 18th century mansion now local Falkirk museum, Callendar House; Falkirk Town Hall Theatre and a range of sports, recreation and leisure facilities. As a not-for-profit organisation we strive to support community aspirations, deliver inspiring services and ensure that the experiences we offer provide equality of opportunity and access for all.
  • Food Train logo

    Food Train

    Food Train is an award winning Scottish Charity helping frail older people who struggle to do their own grocery shopping. Our trusted, friendly volunteers provide a vital weekly food order collection, shopping and delivery service which helps older people stay healthy and independent at home and helps combat social isolation amongst them. As well as our shopping service we provide assistance with household chores via our EXTRA service and befriending for older people in the North East of Glasgow. We have various volunteering opportunities across all of our services.
  • Girlguiding Glasgow logo

    Girlguiding Glasgow

    Girlguiding Glasgow is proud to be a part of Scotland's leading charity for girls and young women.

    Girlguiding Glasgow supports over 2500 young members across the city to grow in confidence, be amibtious, have fun and be a powerful force for good.

  • Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity logo

    Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity

    Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity funds enhanced equipment and services at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow to ensure that all of our young patients receive the best possible care and experience.
  • Glasgow City Council logo

    Glasgow City Council

    Get involved and give your time and energy to make a difference to your neighbours, your community and your city.

  • Glasgow Goes Green Festival

    We celebrate everything Green, ethical & good that is happening in Glasgow and across our four universities. Any students can take part, we’re open to all student societies, and local organisations

  • Glasgow Life logo

    Glasgow Life

    Glasgow Life is a charity that delivers cultural, sporting and learning activities on behalf of Glasgow City Council. In doing so we aim to make a positive impact on individuals, the communities in which they live and the city as a whole. We deliver a range of services including arts, music, sports, events and festivals, libraries, community development and learning programmes. In addition, we manage 167 buildings including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.
  • Glasgow Marrow logo

    Glasgow Marrow

    Glasgow Marrow is part of the student-run branch of Anthony Nolan, the national charity that run the stem cell register in the UK. We run events across Glasgow to recruit new donors to the stem cell register, in the hope they'll one day be a match for someone with blood cancer in need of a lifesaving stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
  • Glasgow Riderz

    Glasgow Riderz SCIO is a Youth Cycling club for riders aged 6-18. Activities are run in a safe environment by qualified British Cycling coaches and vary from core skills to track cycling, CX and MTB.

    Do you like riding bikes? Would you like to help others ride bikes and learn to get the most out of them? If yes then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

    Glasgow Riderz SCIO is a Youth Cycling club for riders aged 6-18. The activities are run in a safe off-road environment by qualified British Cycling coaches and vary from core skills to track cycling, cyclo-cross and mountain biking.

    We are based at Bellahouston Park and Cathkin Braes. Cycling activities take place in Bella Houston and in nearby Pollock Park. (Bellahouston has large open spaces and a cycle track, Pollock has mountain bike trails). We alternate locations, for blocks of several week, and use Cathkin Mountain Bike Trails for some blocks.

    The club meets on a Saturday morning, 10.00-11.30, throughout the year weather permitting. There are also regular weeknight activities including BMX and Track.  For riders under 13 the cycling skills are in an off-road environment.

    Riderz are always on the lookout for volunteers to help with club activities. We have several midweek and weekend sessions that run throughout the year. If there are any students or staff that are interested in cycling, we would welcome them to explore opportunities of volunteering with Riderz.

    Riderz will cover training costs.

    Should you require any additional information, or would like to discuss further, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

  • Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP) logo

    Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP)

    Volunteers will befriend a child 2-3 hours a week on a day that suits them for a minimum of six months.

    Govan HELP supports children & families within Govan to develop their potential through learning, therapeutic services and community partnerships. We would be interested in hearing from Students who would like to volunteer with our Children's befriending Service. Volunteer Befrienders will offer individual support to children (aged 7-12) allowing them to enjoy local activities and develop new interests. The service is aimed at children who are lacking in confidence, have difficult home lives, or are socially isolated.

  • Greenpeace UK logo

    Greenpeace UK

    Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning network. Together we defend the natural world, and stand for a green and peaceful future.

  • Guide Dogs Scotland logo

    Guide Dogs Scotland


    Location: we have volunteering opportunities for students Scotland wide. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full. We are aiming to reach and support many more individuals over the next few years, from 200,000 people today, to 500,000 by 2023. We are keen to diversify our volunteers, and attract younger volunteers, such as as a student population. Volunteering for Guide Dogs is rewarding and will offer skill development to increase employability and add to your CV.

  • Healy Arts Charity

    Healy Arts Charity (SC051273) has been established to advance education by providing opportunities for the public and artists based in Scotland & also internationally to learn new skills.

  • Home Start Glasgow South logo

    Home Start Glasgow South

    Home-Start Glasgow South is a family support charity, working with hundreds of parents and children across the Southside.

    Home-Start Glasgow South offer a range of services, from baby massage to English tuition. Our core service relies on volunteers who, once trained, are paired with a family with at least one child under 8 and visit them in their home for 2-3 hours a week. The volunteers provide practical and/or emotional support dependent on the circumstances, which vary but can include challenges such as isolation, poor mental and/or physical health or lack of routine for the children.

  • Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire logo

    Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire

    We have long-term experience in family support and are established as one of the leading charities working in this field in the community. Our impact within the local communities we serve is far reach

  • Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization

    The Huntington's Disease Youth Organization is an international non-profit supporting, educating, and empowering young people up to 35 years, impacted by Huntington's Disease (HD).

  • Imran Khan Cancer Appeal logo

    Imran Khan Cancer Appeal

    Imran Khan Cancer Appeal raises funds for the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital founded by Imran Khan. The National Health Service does not provide cancer treatment in Pakistan and as a result poor people die without proper diagnosis/treatment. We treat those underprivileged people with cancer. Join us in the fight against cancer.
  • Interfaith Scotland

    We work to help ensure good relations between the diverse religion and belief communities of Scotland and also to share good

  • It's a Penalty logo

    It's a Penalty

    It's a Penalty works collaboratively to end human trafficking, exploitation and abuse. We run local and global education and awareness campaigns to tackle the world's fastest growing crime.

    It's a Penalty works collaboratively to end human trafficking, exploitation and abuse. We run local and global education and awareness campaigns highlighting penalties for offenders, the signs to look out for, and how to make a report.

    Our Student Ambassador Programme educates and empowers UK university students to prevent human trafficking, the world's fastest growing crime.


    It’s a Penalty run global campaigns during major sporting events such as the Olympic & Paralympic Games and the NFL Super Bowls, working in partnership with the sports, travel and tourism industry, NGO's, law enforcers and top athletes. We also advocate for legal reform to improve protection from sexual exploitation and abuse for children through our CommonProtect programme.

  • Literacy Pirates logo

    Literacy Pirates

    The Literacy Pirates is an educational charity working to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance of young people in London, so that they achieve both in school and in the world beyond.

  • Macmillan Cancer Support logo

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    At Macmillan, we give people with cancer everything we’ve got. If you’re diagnosed, your worries are our worries. We will move mountains to help you live life as fully as you can.

    And we don’t stop there. We’re going all out to find ever better ways tohelppeople with cancer, helping to bring forward the day when everyone gets life-transforming support from day one.

  • Marie Curie logo

    Marie Curie

    We support people who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and their families. Marie Curie Helper is a befriending role that offers people with a terminal illness companionship and support in engaging in hobbies and interests to reduce social isolation.
  • MCR Pathways logo

    MCR Pathways

    MCR Pathways is a Scottish, school based mentoring programme supporting those in or on the edges of the care-system to realise their full potential through education.

    MCR Pathways works in all Glasgow’s secondary schools and in schools in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, North Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire. The programme supports almost 2,000 young people each week. MCR supports them to find, grow and use their own talents and skills.

  • MerryGo Round logo

    MerryGo Round

    We are a not for profit charity and registered social enterprise who provide free packs throughout Glasgow to needy families registered with our partnership. We have a sorting hub in Tollcross Park and a boutique shop in Southside Glasgow providing employment opportunities.
  • Move On logo

    Move On

    Move On Scotland work with vulnerable young people and people affected by homelessness to help them unlock their untapped potential.

    Move On Scotland work with vulnerable young people and people affected by homelessness to help them unlock their untapped potential. We match volunteer mentors to vulnerable young people to support them to achieve goals and reach their full potential. Mentors and young people meet once a week to work together towards a goal of the young person’s choice. Move On also manage the Glasgow and West of Scotland regional centre of FareShare, which redistributes surplus food to frontline charities and community groups. People can volunteer in the warehouse either individually or in groups.

  • National Autistic Society logo

    National Autistic Society

    Founded in 1962, we are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Our goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people
  • NSPCC Scotland logo

    NSPCC Scotland

    At NSPCC Scotland we believe that every childhood is worth fighting for. We work to protect children, prevent abuse and make child abuse a thing of the past. We run Childline, the free and confidential counselling service for children and young people, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also visit every primary school across Scotland talking to children and teaching them to speak out if they have any worries or concerns, and stay safe. In addition, we work directly with families in local communities, giving support through our specialist teams.
  • Oxfam Campaigns

    Oxfam is a global community of people who believe in a radically better world. We believe we can overcome poverty by fighting the injustices and inequalities that fuel it. Join us today!

  • Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau logo

    Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau

    We were set up in 1990 with the aim of alleviating the effects of poverty, disadvantage and economic exclusion for local residents. We provide a rights-based, quality-assured advice service for people struggling on a low income, facing eviction or repossession of their property, experiencing ill-health or disability, dealing with unmanageable debt or facing the loss of a job. We assist around 2,000 clients each year through a mixture of open door services, appointments, home visits and outreach clinics.
  • Peer Wellbeing Project - Disability And Wellbeing

    The peer wellbeing project aims to aid smoother transitions, increase peer support networks and support student wellbeing to enhance the overall student experience.

  • Positive Action in Housing logo

    Positive Action in Housing

    An independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) providing advice (asylum support, benefits, housing, homelessness) to British ethnic minority communities, refugees and migrants from all places
  • Prostate Cancer UK logo

    Prostate Cancer UK

    At Prostate Cancer UK we are looking to recruit fundraising volunteers to sell our Man of Men pin badges to spread awareness of Prostate Cancer.

    At Prostate Cancer UK we are looking to recruit fundraising volunteers to sell our Man of Men pin badges to spread awareness of Prostate Cancer. Volunteers will chat to shoppers spreading awareness and raising vital funds for the charity. We will provide all necessary training. 5th October Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre 6th October Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre 11th October Braehead Shopping Centre 12th October Silverburn Shopping Centre Sign Up At:

  • Refuweegee logo


    Refuweegee was set up by Selina Hales in December 2015 to provide a warm welcome to forcibly displaced people arriving in Glasgow.

    Refuweegee have received an amazing response from people and have provided over 2000 community-built, personal welcome packs. They aim to extend Glasgow's friendly welcome through welcome packs, events and various volunteer opportunities. They works with multiple organisations around Scotland to distribute welcome packs to schools and community organisations. 



    noun - A person who upon arrival in Glasgow is embraced by the people of the city, a person considered to be local.

    see also Glaswegian

  • RSPB logo


    The largest conservation charity in Europe, the RSPB is educating and campaigning on behalf of nature. From programmes connecting children to nature to campaigns on environmental issues, we are working hard to sustain and enhance the natural world around us.
  • SaltSpace Cooperative logo

    SaltSpace Cooperative

    We are a not for profit cooperative of graduates from the Glasgow School of Art operating three art venues across the Saltmarket and High Street including Salt art gallery.

    We are a cooperative of graduates from the Glasgow School of Art who operate three art venues on the High Street and Saltmarket, including Salt Gallery.

  • Santander Universities

    Creating life changing opportunities in the Higher Education sector which foster sustainability through inclusive and impactful support.

  • Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance logo

    Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance

    Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) saves and improves lives across Scotland, delivering expert paramedic care at the scene of time-critical emergencies.

    We have a friendly and welcoming volunteer team who help support us within fundraising and admin. We have flexible roles and no minimum volunteering commitments in events, mascots, speaker, virtual admin and support including collection cans. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds and can help you develop new and pre-existing skills as well as enjoy a fun and engaging way to support us.

  • Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament logo

    Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

    Scottish CND is at the forefront of campaigning against nuclear weapons in Scotland. We campaign for the abolition of all nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction.
  • Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival logo

    Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival

    Now in its 17th year, the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and lit

    The Mental Health Foundation has an opportunity for volunteers with experience of mental health issues to join the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival’s Talking Heads volunteer reporter project.

    The Talking Heads project supports a group of volunteers to attend arts and mental health events, including at SMHAF, and develop creative responses including written pieces, interviews, audio and video content, photography, and more.

    Training will be provided in having conversations about mental health and developing the skills you need to get the most out of the project. Each submission you produce will be published on the SMHAF website and shared through social media and our network of partners, as well as with the artists, organisations and participants involved. There will be further opportunities to get involved in the festival and continue to contribute after it has finished.

    This project is open to anyone aged over 18 who is living in Scotland and has experience of mental health issues in some way. No experience is required but applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in mental health and the arts or creative activities. The project will begin in July and the key SMHAF dates are 4-22 October 2023.

    If you would like further information about the project, please read our volunteer information sheet or contact Rob Dickie at


    Application process

    Application form is available here: Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival - Volunteer Opportunity: Talking Heads (

    The deadline for applications is Friday 9th June. If you would like to apply in another format to make this opportunity accessible to you, please get in touch to discuss this.

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