Students

Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and enhance your CV. Find out about the many opportunities to volunteer in Edinburgh and beyond including volunteering in the UK and overseas.

Volunteering in Edinburgh

Volunteering is another great way for you to develop your skills and enhance your CV. EUSA Volunteering offer advice, support and resources as well as a huge variety of volunteering opportunities in Edinburgh on their database:

Information on volunteering on the Student Association's website

Volunteering in the UK and overseas

The Careers Service also provides a range of resources, support and advice for finding volunteering opportunities in Edinburgh, elsewhere in the UK and overseas.  This includes links to volunteering databases where you can search for volunteering opportunities, plus advice on fundraising and other practicalities.

How to find voluntary opportunities in the UK and overseas

The Edinburgh Award

Students who volunteer may be eligible to complete the Edinburgh Award, the University's award scheme that gives you recognition for your achievements outside of your degree programme. Find out more about the Edinburgh Award and whether you're eligible on the Edinburgh Award website:

The Edinburgh Award