Volunteer support is essential to our work here at Scottish Refugee Council, and volunteers are valued members of our teams.

We are recruiting new volunteers to join our Airport Welcome team - have a look below for details!

If you would like to explore volunteer opportunities at other organisations who support refugees and people seeking asylum, please visit the websites of Volunteer Glasgow and Volunteer Scotland to help your search.

You may also wish to have a look at some of the other ways of supporting our work. Please visit our Get Involved page.

Volunteering opportunities for refugees and people seeking asylum

We work with other charities and organisations across Scotland to support people seeking safety here to access volunteering opportunities.
If you are interested in volunteering, join us at one of our Online Volunteering Information Afternoons. You can find out more here.

Join our committed and friendly Airport Welcome Team!
We are looking for new volunteers to join our team based at Glasgow Airport to welcome people arriving from Ukraine.

As a volunteer within our Services Team, your role will be to welcome people from Ukraine as they arrive at the designated points at Glasgow airport, offer an initial welcome and provide information about our services. Training will be provided.

We will be holding a group interview session on the 24th of August to select a team of volunteers for this role.

Volunteers will be asked to select at least two 4-hour shifts a week. Evening and weekend shifts will be available. We are especially keen to hear from you if you live within close distance of Glasgow Airport, and are able to cover shifts from 5 to 9pm, and at weekends (Monday-Friday working hours shifts are also available).

There is free parking, and public transport and food expenses will be reimbursed or food provided.

Have a look at the volunteer role outline:

How to Apply?

    • Click on this link to complete an application form and to register for interview on Wednesday 24 August, 10am - 12 noon
    • Please note we the form will close for applications when we receive 24 applications - the maximum number we are able to interview.
    • We will send you a zoom link the day before the interview
    • You will then join us online for a group interview session on 24 August Wednesday!

Help us make Scotland a more welcoming place for people seeking safety