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Want to volunteer and not sure where to start?

There are hundreds of different ways to volunteer in Edinburgh. No matter who you are, how much or how little time you have or why you want to volunteer, there is a role that is just right for you. We can help you find it. We have been helping all sorts of people in Edinburgh find volunteering for over 45 years.

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Want to register your organisation and start recruiting volunteers?

Any voluntary or public sector organisation can register with us. This allows you to advertise your volunteering opportunities with us for free.

We have a new online registration process making it easier than ever to advertise your volunteering opportunities.

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Learning and development opportunities

We offer a range of learning and development opportunities throughout the year.  This includes Core Skills in Volunteer Management (CSVM), Evolve (CPD for Volunteer Managers), Inspire (Peer Support), and our new Challenge Workshops covering a wide range of subjects relevant to working with volunteers. 

We hold regular What We Offer You sessions to help you get the best from us, and we provide bespoke training solutions tailored to your individual organisational needs.

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Save the Date!

Scotland’s largest fair, at this free volunteering recruitment fair you can meet organisations looking for volunteers, or talk to volunteer advisors who can help you to search hundreds of volunteering opportunities throughout the city.

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Award Nominations

Is there an individual or a group within your organisation that deserves an Inspiring Volunteer Award? Why not consider nominating them. We want to recognise and celebrate as many volunteers as possible!

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Festival City Volunteers

Since its birth in 1947, the Edinburgh Festival has grown to become a global phenomenon. In celebration of 2017 as the 70th anniversary year, a new Festival City Volunteer scheme was piloted during August.

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Volunteering in Edinburgh 2017

Volunteers have always been at the very heart of the third sector and increasingly the public sector. Without willing volunteers, voluntary organisations large and small would not be able to deliver their services. We are all however working within a landscape that continues to change.

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Everybody’s Edinburgh

Developed in consultation with Edinburgh’s Third Sector, this manifesto calls for a commitment for greater unity between political parties and across sectors to tackle the growing inequalities in our communities, and ensure the best interests of the people of Scotland, and in our Capital, are met.

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