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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.

Opportunity Summary Organisation(s) Type(s)

Become a Mentor with YCSA and help young people improve their chances in work, education and social contexts. Meet this organisation at our event on 19th September!

YCSA Advice, Befriending, BME, Mentoring, Young People
RSPB Schools Outreach Volunteer - Glasgow

Help primary school children learn about wildlife in the natural world around them

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Children, Environmental, Sustainability
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. Meet this organisation at our event on 19th September. More info in the description.

Cancer Research UK Health and Wellbeing
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.  Meet this organisation at our event on 19th September!

Food Train Befriending, Elderly people, Health and Wellbeing
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

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USSA, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH, The University of Strathclyde Students' Association is a charity registered in Scotland, No:SCO05914