Frequently Asked Questions – Community Taskforce Volunteers
Most of the opportunities are short notice and ad hoc, so it's difficult to determine an exact day.
Normally the day before or on the day the task is to be completed.
Most of the time via email, but in some cases by phone, depending on the urgency of the task. If we send an email, we will include the specific information of the task to be done.
You will still be a Community Taskforce Volunteer and you will be able to fulfil another task in the future that suits you better.
No, you don't. Most of the tasks are one-off and ad hoc.
We have different referral routes. Some people needing help might contact us directly; others might come via Health and Social Care Partnership (City of Edinburgh Council & NHS) or other voluntary organisations.
We will match according to your postcode and skills & experience identified in the application form, interview and reference.
No, you don't. You need to tell us if you can; if you can not, we will find other volunteers that can do the task.
Please be patient as each day we are receiving new requests, therefore tasks are permanently increasing.
We have received a number of enquiries about the role of volunteers in the provision of Coronavirus vaccinations. At this time our volunteers are not assisting with this but should circumstances change we will post details here.