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volunteering for young people

Volunteering is the perfect way to help your community whilst learning something new, making friends and having fun!

Want to get involved in volunteering?

It’s the perfect way to help your community whilst learning something new, making friends and having fun. There are opportunities to volunteer as a sports coach, cook, event organiser, stable hand and much more so if you’re feeling inspired then getting started couldn’t be easier.

Search this website for available volunteering opportunities. You can use the contact details provided to contact the organisation directly.

Under 18?

We’ve put together a booklet which lists various organisations that use young volunteers aged under 18. It’s split into sections for various ages and can be downloaded in the downloads box opposite (or below on a mobile device).

Saltire Awards

Don’t forget to collect your Saltire Awards with their associated Young Scot Points and make sure all your volunteering is recognised.

If you have any questions about the Saltire Awards please email us at saltire@volunteeredinburgh.org.uk.

Youth employability

Aged between 15 and 19 and getting ready for work? Volunteering can help you gain experience in the workplace, learn new skills, build your confidence and much more!

For more details on our employability service please visit our dedicated webpage here.