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Community Volunteering Opportunities

Would you like to meet new people and take on new challenges while contributing to fantastic local causes?

Strathclyde Students are encouraged to contribute and bring value to communities which will increase their personal experiences, develop skills and encourage a sense of civic responsibility and inclusion. The opportunities on offer are diverse, wide ranging and constantly increasing.

Check out our CURRENT VOLUNTEERING ROLES below. Click on the name of the opportunity to find out more about each role.

Opportunitysort icon Summary Organisation(s) Type(s)
Marie Curie Helper

If you want to make a difference to the lives of people living with a terminal illness, and are looking to give a few hours a week to offer companionship and support, becoming a Marie Curie Helper might be just right for you.

Marie Curie Befriending, Health and Wellbeing

Volunteer Tutors required to support people with learning disabilities to get involved in activities in their local in their local community. 

Yoker Community Campus and Volunteer Glasgow Befriending, Learning Disability, Mentoring, Physical Disability
Glasgow Night Shelter Volunteer

Be part of the volunteer team which provides somewhere warm and safe for destitute asylum seeker men to stay overnight between 8pm to 8am. Volunteer once a week, fortnight or month. 

Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers BME, Health and Wellbeing, Integration
Food Train Shoppers, drivers and helpers

Can you help frail older people in Glasgow to get their shopping? Shoppers, Drivers and Driver Helpers required for grocery shopping and deliveries across Glasgow.  

Food Train Befriending, Elderly people, Health and Wellbeing
Cancer Research Retail

Interested in retail? Volunteer in one of Cancer Research UK's shops and become the face of the charity on your local high street.

Cancer Research UK Health and Wellbeing

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