(10) Volunteering

Why should I volunteer?

There are many reasons why you might want to think about volunteering. Doing voluntary work can help you

  • build your confidence
  • develop new skills
  • help other people
  • get involved in your local community
  • get work experience
  • make new friends
  • get training and qualifications
  • You can choose to volunteer as much time as you like – it could be a few hours a month or a couple of days a week.

Where can I volunteer?

There are a lot of organisations in Glasgow who offer volunteering opportunities. The best place to get information on the opportunities out there is the Volunteer Centre Glasgow. If you contact them, they will help you to find something that is suitable. Or, if there is a particular organisation or service you would like to be a volunteer with, you could contact them directly.