Volunteering in the Highlands
What is Volunteering all about?
YOU CHOOSE the sort of volunteering you would like to do. It could be something you have always fancied doing or something new you would like to learn. Although you are not paid to volunteer there is a lot more to gain than money. Volunteering is a great way to...
- meet new people
- try out new and different things
- make friends
- help others
- have fun
- a route into employment
- gain valuable experience for your CV
- access training
- pass your skills onto others
To find volunteering opportunities in your area search: volunteerscotland
or contact your local volunteering office.
Call or email a development officer:
01463 711 393
Ross and Cromarty
01349 862 431
01955 603 453
01667 455 234
01397 706 044
Badenoch and Strathspey
You can also use the direct.gov online search facility to look for voluntary work in your area. Volunteering can help you gain valuable skills and experience to give you the edge in a tough labour market or to enhance your application form if applying for jobs or further study.
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