VOLUNTEER FOR LGBT Youth Scotland

Join a team of 100+ volunteers creating positive change for LGBTQ+ Young people. Inspiring them, encouraging them and helping them to develop.

What will volunteering with LGBT Youth Scotland give me?

  • A challenging and rewarding role
  • On-going training and skills development (both internally and externally)
  • An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
  • Fun, laughter, respect and appreciation!

“Give it a try! It is very rewarding and a lot of fun. Just by contributing, you are already making a difference.” 

Adair, volunteer

Volunteer roles

We have volunteering opportunities across Scotland, including: 

 

  • Ayr
  • Dumfries 
  • Dundee 
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Edinburgh 
  • Falkirk 
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness
  • Perth
  • Selkirk (Scottish Borders) 
  • Stirling

Our volunteer opportunities

Admin volunteer

Help us with vital tasks that keep us running! Assist us during the day with office administration, such as filing and data entry. This opportunity is available in our Edinburgh and Glasgow Offices.

Digital volunteer

Become 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 volunteer

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

Join our talent pool and donate any useful skills you have on an ad-hoc basis! This opportunity is available in all areas.

Youth group volunteer

Help run regular LGBTQ+ youth groups, working face-to-face in a supportive environment. Previous experience of working with young people under 26 is preferred. This opportunity is available in all areas with an LGBT Youth Scotland run youth group. 

Become a volunteer

Our volunteering programme is designed to equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to really make a difference for LGBTQ+ young people. There are several opportunities each year to join our team. Recruitment is currently closed but find out below when our next intake starts. If you have any questions in the meantime, please email: volunteers@lgbtyouth.org.uk 

Next volunteer intake:

Applications

18 March – 3 April 2024

Interviews

8 – 23 April 2024

Training​

20 May – 8 June 2024

Autumn volunteer intake:

Applications

26 August – 6 September 2024

Interviews

16 – 27 September 2024

Training​

7 – 26 October 2024

Our training consists of a mix of self-guided sessions during the week and a live session on each Saturday.

Volunteer voices

Meet some of our amazing volunteers and hear from them about what you can expect when you join the team

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