Age Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC010100

We work to improve the later lives of everyone on the ageing journey. We celebrate ageing and challenge ageist prejudice throughout society. Our mission is to make Scotland a better place for older people. From a dedicated helpline for older people, to support and funds for older people's groups, to campaigns on the issues that older people tell us matter to them, we're working on many fronts to make Scotland a better place for older people.


Current opportunities

Be part of the Big Knit by knitting little hats for bottles. Patterns available from Volunteer Centre and by e-mailing lewis@volunteeringwesternisles.co.uk We are just 2 months away from our Big Knit campaign deadline and still need a lot of hats to reach our target. We are asking the people of Scotland to knit or crochet little woollen hats for innocent smoothie bottles as for every hat knitted Age Scotland receives a donation from innocent. Anyone can get involved and your efforts will support lonely and isolated older people in Scotland.

Be part of the Big Knit by knitting little hats for bottles. Patterns available from Volunteer Centre and by e-mailing barra@volunteercentrewi.org We are just 2 months away from our Big Knit campaign deadline and still need a lot of hats to reach our target. We are asking the people of Scotland to knit or crochet little woollen hats for innocent smoothie bottles as for every hat knitted Age Scotland receives a donation from innocent. Anyone can get involved and your efforts will support lonely and isolated older people in Scotland.

Be part of the Big Knit by knitting little hats for bottles. Patterns available from Volunteer Centre and by e-mailing lewis@volunteeringwesternisles.co.uk We are just 2 months away from our Big Knit campaign deadline and still need a lot of hats to reach our target. We are asking the people of Scotland to knit or crochet little woollen hats for innocent smoothie bottles as for every hat knitted Age Scotland receives a donation from innocent. Anyone can get involved and your efforts will support lonely and isolated older people in Scotland.

We are looking for a volunteer to provide Videoconferencing Technical Support across a number of Age Inclusive Workplace workshops. Videoconference training runs more smoothly and provides a more positive learning experience for participants if the presenter is supported by a second facilitator with responsibility for the technical requirements of the platform and the session. The role will primarily be providing support on our Planning for Your Future Pre-Retirement workshops. To help people prepare for taking the step into retirement and later life, Age Scotland has developed a workshop aimed at the 50+ age group. We want to inspire and engage with people through an informative and interactive workshop providing guidance and support on transitioning into later life. The volunteer may be based anywhere in the country, assuming they have internet access. Full training will be provided. The role may also include providing technical support for other workshops we run within the Age Inclusive Workplace team. The role will include: • start the session • admit the presenters to the session • make presenters Co-Hosts to allow them to share their screen for PowerPoint slides • admit participants to the session • create breakout rooms and groups • raise polls • monitor the chat box while the presenter is sharing their screen and alert them to any points or questions raised • assist participants with any technical issues which arise during the session