Skip to content

Our Customer Service opening hours are 8.45am - 4.45pm, Monday to Friday. The Payment Centre hours are 9am - 4.15pm, with only credit/debit card payments (not cash) between 1pm and 2pm. 

Live chat: If you cannot find what you're looking for, or need help completing an online form, our Customer Service Officers are available on live chat between 9.00am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Live chat 

Jobs

Volunteering opportunities

Involving our young people in Voluntary Action

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to learn something new and meet new people. You can also make a valuable contribution to your community by doing something you enjoy. It is also an enjoyable way to add to your skills and CV.

If you want to be a volunteer who can make a real difference, you need to ask yourself the following questions:

  • What skills, qualities and interests do I have to offer?
  • Am I able to take on a commitment to voluntary work?
  • What would I like to get out of it for myself?
  • Is there anything that would influence or restrict my choice of voluntary work?
  • Would I need support? If so, how much and from whom?
  • How much information about myself would I want to share with an organisation?
  • How often would I want to volunteer and for how long?

Council and East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust volunteering information can be found at:

External websites with further opportunities and advice:


Saltire Award

Did you know that if you are between 12 and 25 and interested in volunteering, you can get an award for your voluntary work?

The Scottish Government endorsed a new Saltire Award which recognises voluntary work by young people. Having this recognition for all you have learned and achieved can really help with applications for college and/or university. It also looks great on your CV and can help put you ahead of the pack when looking for work.

Saltire can be a progressive award and you can move up from one level to another or you can enter at the stage that is best for you.


Help improve this webpage

Was this page helpful?

Please use the official complaints channel if your comment is about service provision:

Complaints, feedback and having your say





(Include if you would like a response to your feedback)