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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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STAND International Overseas Volunteering

  • Willing to participate in activities and learn about new cultures?

  • Ready to create social change and improve peoples lives?

No matter where you are in Scotland, you have access to training and learning opportunities abroad that can help you gain skills, boost confidence, and earn qualifications.

Our organisation offers multiple trips throughout the year, with mentors available to provide support. We partner with other organizations to offer placements in Ghana, Romania, and potentially Eastern European countries, each with a unique set of activities and tasks that focus on developing various skills.

We offer shorter 3 to 4 day trips for young people, aged 16-30, as well as longer trips of 2 to 3 weeks for anyone over 16.

An exciting and great opportunity to help and make a difference.

For more information please contact Megan Beattie, Project Delivery Lead at email: or telephone: 0131 659 9943.

Further information is also available at:

Experience required

You don't need any experience, you just need to be committed and motivated!

Training details

Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers.


Minimum age: 16

Frequency & commitment
The volunteering times are flexible.

Volunteers (aged 16-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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