General volunteering

So, you want to volunteer

Maybe joining the Management Board or a Committee is not for you, however we do sometimes have other volunteering opportunities available. These might include helping out with:

  • Our members' magazine, "Scottish Country Dancer"
  • RSCDS-run events
  • The RSCDS Archive project
  • Support in the office at 12 Coates Crescent
How do I volunteer?

You don't always need to be a member of the RSCDS, however we would encourage you to join. You can apply for any open vacancies, or register your interest (please be aware that by filling in the below form you agree to the RSCDS keeping your details on file should we wish to contact you regarding any future opportunities).


Current vacancies

Browse our open positions below; if you cannot find something to suit you, please register your interest and we will be in touch.

Editor of Scottish Country Dancer

(3 – 5 years subject to agreement ) |  Remote  |  Voluntary, expenses paid

Scottish Country Dancer is the global magazine for our worldwide community of 11,000+ Scottish country dancers and is the Society’s only direct means of communication with all its members. This bi-annual magazine is delivered free of charge to all our members in April and October each year and has an estimated readership of 26,000 per copy globally, many of whom take an active and regular interest in Scottish culture and dance.

We are currently seeking to appoint a new Editor to ensure that Scottish Country Dancer continues to entertain and inform our vibrant community.

Please contact with any questions


Sign up for the RSCDS eNewsletter

Sign up to:

  • Keep up to date with RSCDS events 
  • Join a worldwide community of Scottish country dance and music

Join an RSCDS Branch & receive member benefits

There are 159 RSCDS Branches and over 300 Affiliated Groups in more than 50 countries around the world, located on all continents (except Antarctica).

They organise and run classes, dances and other social events in their own areas and are committed to helping develop Scottish Dance and Music for future generations.

We encourage you to try Scottish Country Dancing for yourself to see just how much fun it can be, so please come along and learn how to 'Dance Scottish'. 

Wherever you are in the world there is most likely Scottish Country Dancing.

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