Get Involved

There are plenty of ways you can be involved with our work! Full support and training is given for any role, as well as any expenses. We are also happy to provide references for volunteers. Please contact ben@housingoptionsscotland.org.uk for further information, or fill in the form at the bottom of this page. Not sure any of the opportunities are right for you? Get in touch via the form or email – we are happy to discuss other ways for you to be involved with our work.

Housing Buddies
Do you have professional housing knowledge? Are you looking for a highly flexible volunteering opportunity where you can make a real difference to someone’s life? We are looking for volunteers to join our Housing Buddies team. Volunteers will be supporting clients as a ‘Housing Buddy’. Help may include: assisting clients with filling out application forms; helping bid for social housing; spending time with clients to help explain housing options; accompanying clients to interviews or viewings.
Time Commitment: Ad hoc and determined by volunteer
Location: Scotland-wide and determined by volunteer

Online Researcher
We are currently producing local area guides to share with clients when they move into a property in a new area. Are you able to help us research information about different local authority areas and write an engaging and informative guide? This is a great opportunity for those looking to develop research and writing skills.
Time Commitment: Varied and determined by volunteer
Location: Home-based

Blog Editor
Are you keen to practice / gain skills in editing and curating content for our volunteer blog? This role would involve suggesting and creating blog posts, editing content from others, as well as helping to (re)design the blog pages.
Time Commitment: Varied and determined by volunteer
Location: Home-based

Outreach Volunteer
Are you keen to help us promote our work among groups in your local area? We are looking for volunteers to visit groups to discuss and promote Housing Options Scotland. This might involve giving talks about the organisation, being a local point of contact for inquiries or just delivering leaflets / information to relevant places.
Time Commitment: Varied and determined by volunteer
Location: Scotland-wide (local to volunteer)

Get involved

Fill in the form below and someone from the volunteer team will be in touch. Thanks for your interest!