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Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with Dyslexia Scotland?

We have recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers award, so we really value the amazing role that volunteers take in supporting our work. You can see our Volunteer Policy here and our latest Volunteer Newsletter here.

We regularly recruit enthusiastic, determined and motivated volunteers to assist Dyslexia Scotland in a number of National and Branch roles. 

Please see below for the roles that we are currently recruiting for :

Branch volunteers (across Scotland)

Our branches aim to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia by holding meetings which are open to the public.  Many of our branches are looking for more volunteers to help organise these meetings.  Could you spare a couple of hours a month to help? You don't need to be an expert, you just need to be willing to help out in any way you can - click here to find out a bit more about what's involved.  You can see all of our branches here.

The following branches in particular are looking for volunteers: Fife, Forth Valley, Hebrides, Lochaber. 

If you are interested in getting involved in one of our branches, please contact Lena Gillies (lena@dyslexiascotland.org.uk) or call 01786 435 127.

Your experience

Whatever role you are interested in, you’ll be helping to improve the lives of people with dyslexia across Scotland. In return, you can:

  • learn new skills
  • build your confidence
  • meet new people
  • challenge yourself