Get Involved

We are a small charity and rely on support from funders and individual donors. We would be so grateful if you could help support our charity! There are a few ways you can do this.

Get Involved

Fundraising

Help us raise funds by organising an event or getting sponsored.

Let us know what your fundraiser is so that we can do our best to support you. If you would like to do a fundraiser but aren’t sure of an idea, get in touch – we would love to help you!

Contact us at [email protected]

Donate

You can give a regular donation by downloading our Support Form and returning it to us, or we can now also take one-off, secure donations through our PayPal account below.



If you have any questions or would like to find out more about our charity and how you can help support us, please contact us by emailing [email protected] or call 01382 221 112.

Connect with us!

Help us reach more people by following us on social media, where we share advice, supportful tips and resources.

Your voice

My counsellor was very supportive and understanding. I can’t express how much support she gave me.

April 2019

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always keen to hear from those who want to get involved hands on and as the organisation grows so does our number of voluntary opportunities.

All our roles can be adaptable to short and long term placements, and only require a couple of hours from you per week or per month, depending on the role.

Please see below for the roles we are currently looking to fill!

Youth Volunteer

We want to support you in developing new skills, having new experiences and gaining confidence. You can get involved in our work by assisting with planning/delivering groups or workshops, enhancing our social media presence, or supporting an outreach event.

Together we will make a bespoke plan for volunteering that you feel will help you grow! Please note this role is only available to those aged 12-25 years old.

Youth Steering Group Member

Have a say in how our youth service grows at Alternatives! In this role, you will work alongside other young people to creatively explore new ways in promoting and developing our service – this can be creating new resources for our youth clients, enhancing our youth friendly space or developing our social media presence – we are open to all ideas!

Please note this role is only available to those aged 12-25 years old.

Vacancies

Youth Support Worker

Can you see the needs of young people and are you passionate about supporting individuals to become their best selves and adapt to the challenges of life?

Do you feel passionately that individuals have the right to be heard and supported? Are you a good listener, qualified and experienced in working with young people, able to think and plan creatively?

Do you value teamwork and are you committed to a team approach?

If so, maybe you could be the new Youth Support Worker in our innovative and supportive team here in Dundee!

Hours: 12 hours per week, fixed term for 6 months (extension dependent on future funding)

Salary: £20,903 pro rata dependent on experience, plus pension contributions

If you’re interested in applying, download the application pack and send your completed application form with a CV to [email protected] or call 01382 221112 for more information. We’d love to hear from you!

We would also welcome any questions, just give us a call.

Closing date 04 June 2021

Application Pack

Application Form