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Outdoor Volunteer

Encouraging young people to participate in activities, praising them for their achievements and challenging any unhelpful attitudes or behaviour that they may display. Participating in and, when confident and competent to do so, leading fun and engaging group work, conservation and outdoor activities. You will also be involved in the planning of activities and contributing to the evaluation of each trip. More information is available on our website

About Venture Scotland (Edinburgh)

Venture Scotland offers young people, who are facing challenges and are aged 16-30, a personal development course based in the outdoors. We offer young people four progressive stages, to help them learn how to improve their physical, mental and emotional well-being. Our programme is open to anyone who wants to make positive changes in their life.

Experience Required

Enthusiasm and energy for running activities and encouraging young people to get involved and try new things. A flexible and determined approach for dealing with unexpected or difficult situations such as poor weather or demotivated participants.

Training Details

Training provided at regular intervals throughout the year. Some training can be certified.

Flexibility & Commitment

Residential Volunteering;School Holidays;Term Time

A minimum of 10 days over a year.

Location/Travel Details

In the outdoors in Scotland! We meet at Venture Scotland Offices at 4 Norton Park EH7 5RS we take Young People out on our mini bus for day activities up to 1 hour drive from Edinburgh and residential 3 or 5 day trips throughout Scotland.


Travel and other relevant expenses paid.

Accessibility Details

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