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find volunteers

find volunteers

Opportunities advertised with us are accessed by thousands of potential volunteers

Find and recruit volunteers

Finding volunteers through Volunteer Edinburgh is really simple.  We’ve been recruiting volunteers for organisations in Edinburgh for almost 50 years.  Advertising is simple and free and with over 69,000 web visitors annually and face to face contact with more than a thousand people it gives you unrivaled access to potential volunteers in Edinburgh.

Any voluntary, community or public sector organisation can register with us, all that we ask is that you have a look at Our Values and take a look at our Terms of Service.  Once you are registered you can advertise as many opportunities as you wish.


Our self-advertiser directory features individuals who are currently offering their skills and experience as a volunteer.

Registering your organisation

Simply hit the Register Organisation button below and complete our online form.

Advertising your opportunities

Once you have registered with us review our Minimum Standards and make sure that your meet them.  If you don’t then give us a call and we’ll be happy to advise you on what you need to do to comply. Then to advertise opportunities please click the Register Opportunities button below and complete our online form. It is as simple as that!

Have a client that needs support?

Community Taskforce Volunteers is a reactive service that aids people by offering trained volunteers to assist with practical tasks over a time-limited period. Our team of 400+ Community Taskforce Volunteers are ready and willing to help!

Anyone can ask for help, whether a friend, neighbour, relative or any professional. We will consider any request within Edinburgh, and if we can’t help, we will point you in the direction of an organisation that may be able to help. We always offer a unique prompt service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Need help with managing your volunteers?

As your local experts we also have a range of services to help you manage your volunteers.  This includes our practical and informative VolunteerWiki, affordable volunteers management training, CPD sessions for volunteer managers and our ever popular Inspire peer support sessions.  Find out more here.

You can also get free support and advice on all aspects of volunteer management, including designing effective volunteer roles that attract and retain volunteers.  We can also help you with developing your volunteer policies and we are always on hand to offer support with challenging volunteer management situations. Just give us a call on 0131 225 0630 or email

Subscribe to our newsletter

We send out a monthly e-bulletin called Volunteer Edinburgh News that features all the latest volunteering news as well as useful information for volunteer involving organisations.  The newsletter also includes adverts from individuals offering their skills and experience. You can find out more about our self-advertiser service here, and you can signup to our newsletter below.