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Check out some of the most frequently asked questions
How do I apply for a volunteering pathway with MAF Scotland?
You can get in touch with us by completing the form here and we will get back to you to discuss your interest in volunteering with MAF Scotland. Alternatively, you can email us at email@example.com or phone us on 0141 332 5222.
How do I work out what pathway is right for me?
If you’re not sure what volunteer pathway is right for you, have a look at the role descriptions that are available for each of our volunteering pathways for an idea of what we can offer you. If your still not sure and want to discuss your requirements, please either email the MAF Scotland team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 0141 332 5222.
Can I volunteer on more than one pathway?
Yes. It is possible to volunteer on more than one pathway with MAF Scotland. Provided you have the time and skills to serve on more than one pathway, we would be delighted for you to do so.
How much time would I be expected to give?
This depends on you and what you’d like to do. Some pathways are flexible and whatever time you are able to give us will be much appreciated. Other pathways require a more specific time commitment, and this will be discussed with you.
What skills and experience do I need?
Many pathways just require your time, energy, and enthusiasm! Some pathways however do require certain skills and experience. Volunteer role descriptions will list any additional skills or experience you may need.
What training and support will I be given?
All volunteers receive an induction and will be given all the training and support necessary to feel confident in the role. Staff members are on hand to provide ongoing help and support. Each pathway lists the training requirements and expectations in the role description which we will supply you with.
Do I need to supply references?
The MAF Scotland team is committed to assessing the suitability and safety of potential volunteers. References help us to confirm the identity of our volunteers and to build up a better understanding of them.
Can I claim out-of-pocket expenses?
Volunteers should not be out of pocket as a result of volunteering for us. We reimburse reasonable travel costs to and from the activities you undertake for us, and other expenses by arrangement.
Will I need to go through an interview?
For all our roles we’ll invite you to meet us for a chat. It’s a chance for you to find out more about the role and the organisation and we can get to know you better and find out how to best match your skills and interest to our current need.
Will I get a qualification or an award?
We do not offer a volunteering qualification and at present we are not part of a recognised award scheme. However, by volunteering you will gain valuable experience, develop your skills and be able to ask the organisation for a reference.
Can I try a pathway before committing to it?
We will always do our best to discuss any volunteering pathway fully with our potential volunteers and match them to a suitable pathway. However, we understand that on occasions the volunteering experience does not always meet expectations and we would chat to you about this and perhaps suggest a different pathway.
None of these FAQs answer my question. What do I do now?
If you have any other questions about our volunteering pathways and how you could help through volunteering with MAF Scotland please get in touch with us by email at email@example.com or phone us on 0141 332 5222.
Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is the world’s largest humanitarian air operator. For over 75 years we have been flying light aircraft over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts. We enable more than 2,000 aid, development and mission organisations to bring medical care, emergency relief and long-term development. Our pilots and personnel deliver relief workers, doctors, pastors, school books, food, medicines - everything that can only be safely and speedily delivered by air. Our faithful supporters give and pray to make this all possible.