Are you aged 12-25? Live in Angus? Would you like to get involved in your community? Our Youth Development Worker can help!

Our Youth Development Worker empowers young people to make a start on their volunteering journey by introducing them to new experiences while working to increase their confidence and ambition. They can also help organisations to develop youth orientated volunteering opportunities. 

Our Youth Development Worker can help young people:

Saltire Awards

Benefits of Saltire Awards:

The Saltire Awards are the Scottish Government’s way of celebrating, recognising, and rewarding the commitment, contribution, and achievements of young volunteers in Scotland, aged between 12 and 25.

  • Gain nationally recognised certificates, signed by Scottish Government Ministers
  • Exchange your Saltire Hours for points on your Young Scot card
  • Earn discounts for shops and activities around Scotland
  • Saltire Certificates can be used on a CV and can help you with further education and/or work

Stages of Awards:

For those getting started in volunteering through team challenges.

For when you’ve reached 10 and 25 hours volunteering.

For when you’ve reached 50, 100, 200 or even 500 hours.

For those who have made an outstanding contribution to volunteering.

Quotes from youth volunteers

"Being a volunteer has allowed me to practice my leadership skills."
"I enjoy volunteering and being a role model for younger children."
"Volunteering provides me with a sense of belonging."