Volunteer Tutor Projects in Scotland

Volunteers - Would you like to volunteer to work with ESOL learners?  Here are some of the projects in Scotland looking for your skills and enthusiasm.

We aim to facilitate resource sharing and best practice between Volunteer Tutor Projects in Scotland.

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 Fergus or Aimee.
 

Project Name and Provider

Volunteer Role

Minimum Requirements

Volunteer Support in Place                                     

Contact Details 

Public Funding?

Additional Notes:

Not specified

  • Classroom Support Assistant
  • Conversation one-to-one
  • Conversation: groups
  • Group ESOL Tutor 
English proficiency
  • Named contact in organisation
  • Travel expenses
  • Volunteer policies
  • Ongoing CPD/training sessions
David Jackson

david@cranhilldt.org.uk

0141 774 3344

Cranhill Development Trust

Glasgow

G33 3HE

Third Sector

Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) 

  • Classroom Support Assistant 

  • One-to-one tutor

  • PDA in TESOL or equivalent

  • Named contact in organisation 
  • Individual support sessions 
  • Library/resource access 
  • Regular meetings 
  • Volunteer policies 
  • Ongoing CPD/training sessions 
  • Induction training sessions

Pauline Blake-Johnston 

pauline.blake-johnston@sruc.ac.uk  

0133 465 8939

Scotland's Rural College 
Cupar 
KY15 4JB

Yes

South Ayrshire Council 
  • Classroom Support Assistant 
  • One-to-one tutor
  • Conversation one-to-one 
  • Conversation: groups 
  • Group ESOL Tutor 
  • IT Support 
  • English Proficiency 
  • A customised program for generic literacies followed by intensive 2 day ESOL CPD 
  • Named contact in organisation 
  • Individual Support sessions 
  • Library/resource access
  • Regular meetings
  • Ongoing CPD/ training sessions 
  • Induction training sessions 
Kate Sangster 

kate.sangster@south-ayrshire.gov.uk 

0129 255 9340 

South-Ayrshire Council 
Ayr 
KA8 0QD
Yes
Govan Community Project
  • Classroom Support Assistant 
  • Conversation one-to-one 
  • Conversation: groups 
  • Group ESOL Tutor
  • CELTA Qualified or Equivalent 
  • PDA in TESOL 
  • Teaching qualifications for adults or children 
  • A degree 
  • English proficiency
  • Experience working with vulnerable people 
  • Named contact in organisation 
  • Individual support sessions 
  • Travel expenses
  • Regular meetings 
  • Volunteer policies
  • Induction training sessions 
Ruth Lamb 

ruth@govancommunity
project.org.uk


07785 920 282

Govan Community Project 
Glasgow 
G51 3UU
Yes
Fife Council 
ESOL
  • Classroom Support Assistant 
  • Conversation one-to-one
  • One-to-one tutor 
  • No specific minimum requirements in place
  • Named contact in organisation 
  • Travel expenses
  • Library/ resource access
  • A volunteer newsletter
  • Induction training sessions 
  • The support is given as needed: face-to-face, email, telephone
Lucy Wilson 

lucy.wilson@fife.gov.uk

07515 291 092

Fife Council 
St. Andrews 
KY16 9UY 
 
Yes
Inverclyde Council- Community Learning and Development 
  • Conversation one-to-one 
  • Conversation: groups 
  • One-to-one tutor 
  • English Proficiency 
  • First Steps in ESOL 
  • Named contact in organisation 
  • Individual support sessions 
  • Travel expenses 
  • Library/resource access 
  • A volunteer newsletter 
  • Volunteer policies 
  • Ongoing CPD/training Sessions 
  • Induction training sessions 
Tricia Donaghy 

tricia.donaghy@inverclyde.gov.uk

07552 210672

Inverclyde Council 
Inverclyde 
PA15 1UL 
Yes
Stirling School of English
  • classroom support assistant 
  • conversation: groups 
  • Group ESOL tutor
  • One-to-one tutor
  • teacher trainer/observer
  • CELTA or equivalent
  • PDA TESOL or equivalent 
  • Adult teaching qualifications 
  • English language teaching experience 
  • respect for all cultures  
  • Named contact in the organization 
  • Individual support sessions 
  • Travel expenses 
  • library/resource access 
  • regular meetings 
  • volunteer policies
  • ongoing CPD/training sessions 
  • Induction training sessions 
  • The support is given as needed by the volunteer manager: face-to-face, email, telephone
Ilona Witoszek
stirling.school@yahoo.co.uk
07925249243
Stirling School of English
Stirling
FK81AP
partly 
Dundee and Angus College
  • classroom support assistant
  • IT support
English proficiency 
Named contact in organisation
Peter Yorston 
a.dew@dundeeandangus.ac.uk
01382 834834
Yes
New Scot Buddies provided by 
Youth Family Community Learning
  • Conversation one-to-one
  • Befriender
South Lanarkshire ESOL volunteer training
  • Individual support sessions
  • Travel expenses
  • Regular meetings
  • Regular meetings
  • Volunteer policies
  • Ongoing CPD/training sessions
  • Induction training sessions
Doreen Jenkins
doreen.jenkins@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
01698 452368
Yes
ESOL/East Lothian Council

 
  • Classroom Support Assistant 
  • Conversation one-to-one
  • One-to-one tutor
                  
No
  • Named contact in organisation
  • Individual support sessions
  • Travel expenses
  • Volunteer policies
  • Ongoing CPD/training sessions
  • Induction training sessions
Andy Stuckey
astuckey@eastlothian.gov.uk
01620827221
No answer
ESOL Buddy Volunteers/South Lanarkshire Council
  • Conversation, one-to-one
  • Befriending 
Knowledge of local community and opportunities
  • Named contact person
  • Travel expenses
  • Regular meetings
  • A volunteer newsletter
  • Volunteer policies
  • Induction training sessions
Anne Dickson 
Youth, Family and Community Learning
Hamilton/South Lanarkshire
ML3 6HH
gw16dicksonanne@glow.sch.uk

01698 452154/01698 452368
 
Yes
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