The COP26 Coalition and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland are looking for people to volunteer over COP26. There are a number of roles and shifts available so that anyone interested can get involved. We will provide you with training and support so that you can fulfill your role with confidence. Apply or find out more in our volunteer info pack below.

There are a few different ways you can volunteer with us:


Global Day of Action Stewarding

Help steward the large actions happening in Glasgow and London, as well as several local actions across the country. We are expecting a huge number of people to take over the streets in both Glasgow and London, and as such we are looking for a large number of stewards.If you’re interested, sign up here.


Volunteering over COP26 – in Glasgow

If you’re going to be in Glasgow over COP26 and want to volunteer with us Apply Here!

We are still looking for volunteers to join our team and help our Global Day of Action, People’s Summit and Civil Society Hubs be a success. Just fill in the application form and you’ll get an email with all the information you need to choose your shifts.

There are a number of roles and shifts available so that anyone interested can get involved:

We will provide you with training and support so that you can fulfill your role with confidence. Click here to apply online or find out more in our info pack!

Requirements: We are looking for volunteers who are 18+. You will need to be based in Glasgow for your chosen shifts. You don’t need to have any particular experience or specialist skills for most roles.

Deadline: applications now rolling – we have a few spaces left so apply ASAP!

You can click here to view our accessible volunteering info pack.


Volunteering over COP26 – Virtual People’s Summit

If you can’t make it to Glasgow, this is a perfect opportunity to be involved in this global gathering of the climate justice movement.

Our virtual People’s Summit is taking place from 7th-10th November and will involve online discussions, panels, roundtables, film screenings, workshops, message boards and more!

You can apply and find more information Here!

Training for this role will be provided and you can be based anywhere in the world as long as you have access to a computer with a good internet connection.

Training dates

Requirements: You will need to be 18+ to volunteer in this role. No specific experience necessary. You can be based anywhere!

Deadline: applications now rolling – we have a few spaces left so apply ASAP!


Photographers & Videographers

Photographer and videographers to cover the climate justice movement at COP26 through our decentralised coverage. We’re working with Mídia NINJA on organising ‘collective coverage’ of the movements around COP26. If you’re interested in taking part, send us an email at media-centre[@]cop26coalition.org.

Portuguese remote translators

English <-> Portuguese remote interpreters to work with us on our People’s Summit 1-12 Nov. If you are interested please send an email at translation[@]cop26coalition.org

Media Centre volunteers

If you’re interested in the below roles, please email media-centre[@]cop26coalition.org

Video Editors 

Volunteer film makers and video editors who can clip, edit and subtitle short video clips for movement channels.

Media Centre Front of House

Help manage the Media Centre space and welcome and assist other organisations and volunteers coming to use the space.

Tech Support

People who know their way around computers/tech/software, to equipment to ensure a smooth running of the Media Centre should we run into any technical difficulties.

General Admin 

To help around the office with general administration, logistics, inbox monitoring.

Runners/Tech Crew

COP26 Media Centre team are looking for people to join us as runners, who will be able to carry equipment, information or anything that is necessary between different teams and the media centre. Particularly necessary on Global Day of Action (6 Nov) throughout the rally. Also people who are handy with setting up, packing away, and generally managing tech equipment to ensure a smooth running of the Media Centre.

Collective coverage monitoring

People to help pick out best images and videos from our collective coverage to disseminate publically.


If you have any questions about accessibility or volunteering feel free to email Bruno at [email protected]

You can also apply by printing a pdf application form and posting it to:
Friends of the Earth Scotland
Thorn House
5 Rose St,
Edinburgh
EH2 2PR

Call 07935342919 Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 to submit your application over the phone. You can also call to request an application form to be sent to you by post with a paid return envelope.