Young people’s guide to working in the third sector

The Scottish third sector View the latest sector stats


Over 1 million people volunteered in Scotland last year


There are over 250,000 charity trustees across the country


Last year, 4/5 Scots used a third sector organisation


There are 40,000+ third sector organisations in Scotland


Two thirds of sector income is earned, not donated


In 2017, the third sector had an annual turnover of £5.8 billion


Scotland’s third sector has over 100,000 paid staff


78% of charities in Scotland are local