Interested in volunteering?

All of our volunteers are given specialised training to provide them with the tools required for the volunteer role. The includes an induction workshop which provides an overview of the project, scenarios, and the practicalities of a shift in the Visitors' Centre. Volunteers will undertake key training such as adult and child protection. Volunteers are also required to undertake training provided by the Scottish Prison Service covering security issues, conditioning and manipulation, and fire safety. 

If you would like to speak to a member of staff about your volunteer application, please contact us: 

Email: fvinclusion@outlook.com

Phone: 01259 760471 Ext 357385 (HMP Glenochil).

Phone: 01786 832591 Ext 274007 (HMP YOI Stirling).


We are now accepting applications for student placements for the academic year 2024/2025.

Volunteer Role Profile

Visitors Centre Volunteer Role Profile

HMP/YOI Stirling and HMP Glenochil


Role purpose


Specific duties



Hours per week

Variable, please ask staff


Essential skills required


Desirable skills required




The Forth Valley Inclusion project aims to support families of offenders serving sentences in HMP/YOI Stirling and HMP Glenochil. This will provide families with a warm welcome, refreshments, advice, and support during a stressful time.



We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers who would like the opportunity to support visitors at HMP/YOI Stirling and HMP Glenochil


In return for volunteering we offer you training; ongoing support; new skills and experience, an opportunity to make a difference; an opportunity to meet like minded people, CV enhancement, work experience.


 All volunteers will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Application 2023 SEP.docx