Volunteers Vacancies

Become a PDA volunteer!

Volunteers make a huge difference to our work – we relay on our incredible volunteers to help deliver our projects and services.

Volunteering at PDA is a great way to both use the skills you have, and develop new ones! As a volunteer, you will be part of a dedicated team working towards improving the lives of our local community.

By giving your time, skills and creativity, you could make an amazing difference for your community.

What could you do?

There are lots of ways to volunteer at PDA. Have a look at the roles below or call us on 0141 429 4249 or email info@pdaglasgow.org.uk.

  • Playscheme Volunteer

Do you have a passion and an interest in working with children?
Would you like to be part of an organisation based on equality and co-operation working with the community? Would you like to learn new transferable skills? This is the perfect opportunity for you if you are looking to gain experience in this field!
We are looking for someone who would love to share their skills and enthusiasm with the PDA.
We know that your time is precious so we will work with you to make sure you to get the most out of your experience with us. To help you decide if this is the role for you, we are looking for someone who can ideally volunteer around 1 to 5 days a week (School Holidays) between 10am-12pm. Minimum commitment considered would be two hours per week. The placement will last as long as required but will be reviewed regularly. Volunteers will be made to feel welcome and supported through regular meeting with the appointed supervisor.
Ideally, we would like someone who has:
• Patience, humour, flexibility, and reliability.
• Experience working with children.
• Skills or interests in Arts & Crafts, Sporting Activities, or Music.
• A fun and caring disposition.
• Experience of living or working within the BME community.

In return for your time and commitment the PDA can offer volunteers an opportunity to benefit from;
• Access to free training.
• Volunteer Induction day.
• Reimbursement of agreed travel expenses.
• References for future employment.

Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to volunteer in a fun, stimulating, and friendly environment.

  • Events and Activities Volunteer

Do you have a passion and an interested in volunteering in a BME Community?
Would you like to be part of an organisation based on equality and co-operation working with the community? Would you like to learn new transferable skills? This is the perfect opportunity for you if you are looking to gain experience in this field!
We are looking for someone who would love to share their skills and enthusiasm with the PDA.
We know that your time is precious so we will work with you to make sure you to get the most out of your experience with us. To help you decide if this is the role for you, we are looking for someone who can ideally volunteer around 1 to 3 days a week between 10am-3pm.Minimum Commitment considered would be one hour per week. Hours are flexible and negotiable to suit. The placement will last as long as required but will be reviewed regularly. Volunteers will be made to feel welcome and supported through regular meeting with appointed supervisor.
Ideally, we would like someone who has:
• Event or function skills i.e.: setting up halls etc.
• Positive “Can Do” attitude, with a willingness to learn.
• Spoken Urdu or Punjabi would be helpful.
• Any catering experience, serving, food handling (not essential)
• Experience of living or working within the BME community.
In return for your time and commitment The PDA can offer volunteers an opportunity to benefit from;
• Access to free training.
• Volunteer Induction day.
• Reimbursement of agreed travel expenses.
• References for future employment.
And most importantly – an opportunity to volunteer in a fun, stimulating and friendly environment.

Get in touch today if you are looking for more experience, or just want to try something different.

Following the Government guidelines we have suspended all our group activities due to COVID-19 until further notice.