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Project Scotland

What do we offer?

ProjectScotland helps young people to get on in life through volunteering.   We work with over 200 partner organisations (charities and not-for-profits) throughout Scotland who are keen to support young people in gaining valuable experience which will help them achieve their goals.

Who can apply?

If you are aged 16-30, live in Scotland and can volunteer for 20-30 hours per week, for a minimum period of 13 weeks then ProjectScotland could be a great option for you.  We’ll match you to a volunteering experience that will give you what you need to get on in life, whether that’s volunteering in an office environment, or in conservation, working with animals or people!  ProjectScotland will match you to the right experience, and provide practical support (from travel expenses, to your own personal mentor, to workshops which help you with skills from CV writing, to interview skills.

What can you achieve?

As a volunteer you’ll get to try out new things, learn valuable lessons, make useful contacts, and meet new people. Also, some people just get a kick out of helping others. Most of all, you gain real skills and experience in something you enjoy that could help you get a great job in the end. From IT work experience to gamekeeping, whatever floats your boat. There are volunteer work opportunities for everyone. Go for it. You've got nothing to lose.

We currently have the following opportunities: 

  • Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau volunteer
  • Volunteer Data Entry Clerk
  • Volunteer Fundraising Assistant
  • Volunteer Telephonist
  • Conservation & Visitor Services Volunteer
  • Outdoor training Centre Volunteer (Operations team)
  • Volunteer Passenger Assistant
  • Conservation Volunteer RSPB

You'll be matched to the right opportunity for you.

Could I get a training allowance?

We will cover travel expenses.  If you are registered with the Job Centre you could receive a training allowance equal to your DWP benefit allowance.  Speak to your Job Centre Advisor in the first instance or contact us directly.    

Who do I contact to find out more?                                                  

For further information or to apply online visit our website - www.projectscotland.co.uk or contact us below for general enquiries and to find out more.

Further information and contact details

Street Address: Project Scotland, Aviemore Office, 6 Aviemore Shopping Centre, Aviemore, PH22 1RH

Telephone: 07889657069

Email: mark.allan@projectscotland.co.uk

Website: www.projectscotland.co.uk

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Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.