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Time for Mum Buddy

Firsthand Lothian | EH7 4LU

Make a lasting difference by meeting weekly with a mum by video call to chat and do an activity. Share an interest such as cooking, arts and crafts, exercise or help to access courses. Build confidence, reduce social isolation, empower women and encourage participation in groups.

Befriending / Mentoring

Match Day Helper

Edinburgh United FC | EH14 1JF

Match day volunteer required to help with kit, assisting with strips and training equipment, turn style operation, pitch maintenance and general organisation.

Practical /DIY

Trustees (Chair and Treasurer)

Friends of Seaview Charitable Trust | EH15 3HZ

Friends of Seaview are seeking new trustees, a chair and a treasurer, who will bring experience, energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to the role. Trustee meetings are held in person every 6-8 weeks in order to contribute to the decision-making process.

Conservation / Gardening

Counsellor

Place2Be | EH3 8JB

As a volunteer counsellor you will work one to one in a therapeutic capacity with up to 3 children per week. The commitment is for one day per week, for three school terms, from 8.30am to 4.30pm to include therapy sessions and supervision of clinical work.

Counselling

Community Awareness Volunteer

Heart Research UK | EH6 5EQ

Community awareness volunteers needed to raise awareness of Heart Research UK's Heart of Scotland Appeal. Do you have a spare few hours to flyer, speak to communities or do some online research for Heart Research UK?

Advice / Information giving

Volunteer Driver

Marie Curie Hospice |

Your role will include some of, but is not restricted to, the following tasks: Collect patients from their homes on a prearranged day and time and bring them to the hospice. Return patients back home at the end of the day services session, out-patient appointment or discharge from ward.

Driving / escorting

Retail Team Volunteer

One World Shop | EH2 4BJ

One World Shop is pioneering and independent fair trade shop. Our aim is to reduce poverty in the Global South through trading more fairly. Our mission is to source and sell sustainable & fairly traded goods from around the world. By volunteering with us you'll be helping to make the world a fairer place.

Charity Shops / Retail

Trustee/Director

Edinburgh Food Social |

Edinburgh Food Social are looking for new members to join its board of Directors. In this round of Board recruitment we are looking for: Secretary Funding & Fundraising Education It is expected that all board members will act reasonably, professionally, ethically and collaboratively in all matters.

Committee Work

Sunday Boat Trip Tow Path Team Member

Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust (FCCT) | EH11

Volunteers support the operation of the 'Kingfisher' taking small groups of passengers for short boat rides along the water of the Union Canal, a key part of Edinburgh's industrial heritage and now a beautiful 'green and blue' corridor winding its way into the heart of our city.

Community / Economic Development Work

Social Media Content Support Volunteer

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity | EH16 4TJ

Capturing videos and photos for social media in The Hub and on the wards Identifying suitable content to capture (training will be given). Speaking to families and young people to gain consent for filming/photos and ensuring correct paperwork is completed. Liaising with ECHC Marketing team, gathering content.

Marketing / PR / Media

Costumed Meeter and Greeter

The Georgian House (NTS) | EH2 4DR

Costumed meeters and greeters will be the face of the Georgian House, welcoming visitors in, as well as engaging with them within the rooms themselves, acting as room guides.

Advice / Information giving

Drylaw Telford 1:1 Volunteer

Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre | EH4 2SA

We are looking for people to volunteer with this project and support children young people and adults, who are experiencing barriers to accessing the wider community to engage in gardening and art, and encourage the development of wider social networks, friendships and skillsets.

Befriending / Mentoring

Group Volunteer

Edinburgh Young Carers | EH16 5BB

As a Group Volunteer, you will work alongside EYC staff members to provide support and assistance at a Thursday swimming group for young carers affected by parental substance use. You will not be required to swim with the group, but to support the young carers before and after their lessons.

Youth Work

Volunteer Sales Assistant

Oxfam Music Shop, Stockbridge | EH4 1HJ

Put your expertise to good use by focussing on what interests you the most or branch out and learn about something completely new Learn to make the most of donations by checking, researching, and pricing them Improve your communication skills as part of a team. Creating attractive displays across the shop.

Charity Shops / Retail

Minibus Driver

Gilmerton Neurological Care Centre | EH17 7QU

Minibus Driver required for our young adults to enjoy outings in both Summer and Winter.

Driving / escorting

Stockbridge Shop Retail Volunteer

St Columba's Hospice Care | EH3 5AZ

We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic volunteers to join the team in our new shop in Stockbridge, which opens in January. If you enjoy charity shops and have always wanted to get behind the scenes, this is a great role for you. We will be open 7 days a week and we can offer flexible volunteering.

Charity Shops / Retail

Volunteer Collection Driver

Community One Stop Shop | eh11 3uu

Help our foodbank to assist the most vulnerable in our community by volunteering with us to be a collections driver.

Driving / escorting

Befriending & Mentoring

Firsthand Lothian | EH7 4LZ

Mentoring and befriending a young person who has a disability to enable them to achieve the goals they have identified which will help them become more independent and involved in activites in their local community .

Befriending / Mentoring

Mealtime Helper (Findlay House)

NHS Lothian Primary Care Organisation | EH6 7LN

Findlay House is a Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care (HBCCC) unit for older people who need care and treatment that can only be given in a hospital or specialist NHS unit. Mealtime Helper volunteers are required to assist patients with eating their meals.

Care / Support worker

Volunteer Room Guide

The National Trust for Scotland - Gladstone's Land | EH1 2NT

Make history come alive at Gladstone's Land! Gain heritage experience as a Room Guide at one of Edinburgh's oldest buildings.

Advice / Information giving