Volunteer Scotland
Volunteer Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC013740

We exist to help you make a difference through volunteering. Scotland, more than ever, needs us all to share in the nation’s common good. The potential to bring out the best in us has never been better and we’re supporting you by: recognising the need for volunteers and demonstrating how this makes a difference understanding what volunteers and volunteer involving organisations want to do making volunteering easy for everyone, so that more people volunteer and have a great time.

Current vacancies

Non Executive Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Stirling
  • Closing 27th August 2021

Volunteer Scotland are the only national centre for volunteering; we receive funded support from the Scottish Government and others to:

  • research, demonstrate and measure the impact made by volunteers
  • develop volunteer practice through training and accreditation as well as useful volunteer development tools, policies and guides
  • offer a one stop digital gateway to anyone looking for volunteer opportunities
  • support organisations to advertise volunteer opportunities and events online
  • provide an expert disclosure service for voluntary organisations
  • promote and grow volunteering through partners, funders, Government, and policy makers
  • work with others to support projects, innovation and creativity in volunteering

“More people volunteering: enjoyably, safely and regularly.”

Volunteer Scotland believes that volunteering should be an enjoyable, rewarding and fulfilling experience for the volunteer; that volunteers have the right to be safe and protected in delivering their volunteering roles; and that to derive health and wellbeing benefits from volunteering requires regular and meaningful contributions of time

Non Executive Director

Our Board of Directors provides strategic direction, accountability and support to the organisation. We are now looking to appoint up to 4 new members to join our Board. If you can contribute well-founded views on current, emerging and future volunteering issues then we want to hear from you.

Appointments are normally for a three year term with a time commitment of around 6 days per year for quarterly board meetings, workshops and planning and strategy events. Although unpaid, our directorships offer great opportunities to network and influence the future of volunteering at all levels throughout Scotland and further afield.

Volunteer Scotland is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.