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Employment, Training, Volunteering and Work Experience Opportunities

These are opportunities that external organisations have asked us to promote to our members and who welcome applications from disabled people.

These opportunities are presented for information only and are the sole responsibility of the organisation named.  Please contact them directly with any enquiries.

GDA offers employability support.

If you have an opportunity that you would like us to post – contact [email protected]


The Glasgow Guarantee

If you are unemployed and live in the Glasgow City Council area you can register with the Glasgow Guarantee to get instant access to a large number of permanent vacancies (paying the Glasgow Living Wage) and Modern Apprenticeship opportunities. 

For more information see the website:  Home – Glasgow Guarantee

As an approved employability provider GDA can help our members to complete the registration process.  Contact [email protected] for more information.


Young Person’s Guaranteevolunteering opportunities with Glasgow Life.

Glasgow life are currently recruiting young people aged 16 – 25 years to participate.

Working with our partners Glasgow Council Voluntary Sector (GCVS), Glasgow Life are proud to offer funded and supported volunteering placements for young people who often face barriers.

Recognising that some individuals are not yet ready for a work placement it offers an opportunity to develop confidence, skills and experience to move onto a positive destination. Designed to match personal interests, priorities, skills and experience, there is a wide range of opportunities to choose from across the city.  

To register or refer a young person please email: [email protected]


Digital skills courses with Glasgow Life.

Glasgow Life have more digital skills courses starting on 24th January 2021.  These courses are FREE and delivered online by Clyde College.

All courses are 6 – 12 weeks in duration, and laptops are available for loan.

Developer — Glasgow Life

Developer courses are designed for those who are keen to develop Web Design, Software Development, or Cyber Security skills. The courses are accredited at SCQF level 5 or 6 and will be useful for:

The courses are:

Web Design (Level 5)This course is an entry level introduction to designing and creating websites, for those with little-to-no previous experience. It is designed as a springboard for future web designers and developers.

Software Development (Level 6) – This course focuses on computer programming and has been developed to introduce you to coding.

Cyber Security (Level 6) – This course focuses on the technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorised access.

Apply for a Developer course at Developer — Glasgow Life or if you are interested in applying but would like to talk to someone first, please contact  [email protected]


The Glasgow Advice and Information Network are recruiting 9 trainees for a 12 month traineeship in Welfare Rights and Money Advice.

Industry recognised training will be provided, including an opportunity to gain an advice and guidance qualification.

Successful candidates will work towards becoming an accredited Money Adviser by January 2023 with the support of a full training and mentoring programme.

Applicants must live in Glasgow and not currently be in employment.   Candidates for these posts must also demonstrate an understanding of Equal Opportunities, have good interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of how to use computers.  

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 14th January 2022.

For further information and for an application form, please email [email protected] .


West of Scotland Housing Association are recruiting Customer Service Assistants.  These are part-time job share posts.  Further details including entry requirements and application information packs can be found at –  https://westscot.co.uk/customer-service-assistant—job-share-part-time-22/