We have volunteering opportunities in the following locations: Perth / Glasgow / Dumfries / Ayr / Dundee / Inverness / Edinburgh / Stirling / Selkirk (Scottish Borders) / Falkirk / East Dunbartonshire.
Here are some of the roles available as an LGBT Youth Scotland volunteer:
Helping with those vital tasks that keep us running! Assist us during the day with various pieces of office administration, such as filing and data entry. This opportunity is available in our Edinburgh and Glasgow Offices.
Be an online youth worker. Provide one-to-one support, info and advice to young people online in live chat and by email. This opportunity is available in our Edinburgh and Glasgow Offices.
Participation volunteers support young people in their peer education roles; including public speaking, design and delivery of workshops, and accreditation. This opportunity is available in our Edinburgh and Glasgow Offices.
Talent pool volunteer
Help us out on an ad-hoc basis with things like events and fundraisers, or donate any useful specialist skills you might have! This opportunity is available in all areas.
Youth group volunteer
Youth group volunteers help facilitate regular LGBT youth groups, working face-to-face with young people in a supportive environment. Previous experience of working with young people under 26 is preferred.
This opportunity is available in all areas with an LGBTYS run youth group. We currently have a need in the following areas: Dumfries / Perth / Selkirk – These areas will be prioritised in the next intake group.
We recruit and train our volunteers throughout the year. We want to make sure that you have all the knowledge and skills to really make a difference for LGBTI young people and that you feel prepared and confident when you start volunteering with us.
Our recruitment and training periods for 2022 are:
|Application Period||Interview Period||Training Period|
|25 April - 8 May 2022||16 - 27 May 2022||6 June - 2 July 2022 (amended dates)|
|22 August - 2 September 2022||12 - 21 September 2022||10 - 29 October 2022|
|23 January - 3 February 2023||13 - 24 February 2023||6 - 25 March 2023|
Our training consists of a mix of self-guided sessions during the week and a live session on each of the Saturdays.
If you would like to receive a reminder to apply during our next intake, please pop your details into the form below.