How to Become a Volunteer

To start your volunteering journey with us, you are invited to attend a Volunteer Information Evening so that you can learn more about us and the different roles that are available. Please note: due to COVID not all of our roles are active at the moment and we have no Christmas volunteer roles available this year.

Here is a diagram showing the steps involved in becoming a volunteer with us:

APPLICATION FORM

This must be completed within 2 weeks of attending our Volunteer Information Evening.

INTERVIEW

Once you have applied, we will invite you for an interview.

TRAINING

Our mini IMPACT Training (Inspire and Motivate our Potential Through Adaptive and Collaborative Training)

SHADOW SHIFTS

Depending on your role, we might arrange for you to do a few shadow shifts within our services.

FULLY FLEDGED VOLUNTEER!

What you can expect from us:

  • A meaningful role
  • Mini IMPACT Training Session (Inspire and Motivate our Potential Through Adaptive and Collaborative Training)
  • On-going support
  • Expenses
  • Being part of a great team!

What we expect from you:

  • Commitment to our values
  • Reliability
  • Time commitments
  • Confidentiality
  • Non-judgemental attitude
  • PVG clearance (we will support you with the process)

Sign up for one of our upcoming Information Sessions to start your Volunteering journey with Simon Community Scotland. We can’t wait to meet you!