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Volunteer With Us

This page details all our amazing volunteer opportunities for young people and adults with an interest in supporting the delivery of Youth Work opportunities for young people throughout Dumfries and Galloway!

Adult Volunteer Opportunities!


There are many volunteer roles in the Council, and the Youth Work Service has a varied range of opportunities for adult volunteers aged 18+. Below are some examples: 

  • Duke of Edinburgh's Award i.e. Expedition Assessor or Leader, Centre Helpers etc.
  • Regular volunteering on a weekly basis to support the delivery of groups in local communities i.e. youth groups (general support)
  • Specific skill based volunteering as and when possible to support the delivery of targeted programmes in local communities i.e. art, gardening or cookery programmes. 
  • Youth Events and Seasonal Holiday Programmes i.e. Youth Beatz inc. Toon, Summer Programmes etc. 

You can download our Volunteer Information Booklet below and sign up here.

Volunteer Information Booklet 2023 (PDF) [2MB]

All training will be provided for voluntary roles and the costs associated with PVG Membership application will be covered by the Youth Work Service.

Young Volunteer Opportunities!

We've got an loads of exciting volunteer opportunities for young people aged 12+, and have a role in supporting a number of youth-led volunteer groups. There's opportunities for young people:

  • who are often not heard in decision making i.e. care experienced young people
  • with a specific interest in a social issue i.e. the environment, service design
  • who want to get involved in supporting the delivery of youth groups and events in their local community i.e. Young Leaders

To find out more about volunteering as a young person, please visit this page.

Contact Us

By e-mailing YWVolunteering@dumgal.gov.uk 

By calling 01387 260243

Or by Direct Message @YOUTHWORKDG on Twitter, TikTok, Facebook or Instagram!