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Charity Shop Volunteer

Birthlink Shop, Bruntsfield | EH10 4HN

Do you enjoy being creative and have a flare for fashion? Would you enjoy organising and sorting through pre-loved clothing and adding your own personal touch to outfits? Then do come and join our friendly team as a shop volunteer, at the oldest charity shop in Scotland. We are looking forward to meeting you

Charity Shops / Retail

Find a Home for Sooty Volunteer

RNIB (Edinburgh Branch) |

Join our community of amazing volunteer Sooty box collectors and help us to provide blind and partially sighted people with the support they need at this uncertain time.

Fundraising

Volunteer Helpline Worker

Edinburgh Crisis Centre | EH6 8NT

Provide callers to the helpline with short term emotional and practical support to help people reduce their distress and manage their crisis. Using effective communication skills and a person centred approach the volunteer will explore strategies and resources that may be useful to callers.

Care / Support worker

Participant, Veterans Collective Advocacy

CAPS Independent Advocacy |

Ex - Military, use your experiences to help others like you. Join our small groups to raise awareness of veteran issues and campaign for improved services and opportunities for veterans and families.

Advocacy / Human Rights

Co-ordinator/ Horticulturist

The Lions Gate | EH10 5DT

We are looking for a volunteer who is passionate about gardening, the environment and permaculture. To coordinate the work of approx 80 individuals we have on our database. Signing-up new volunteers, arranging drop-in sessions. Arranging events and workshops. Administrating volunteers.

Conservation / Gardening

Schools Fundraising Volunteer

St Columba's Hospice Care |

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is the biggest independent initiative being delivered in Scottish education. Each school is responsible for directing a grant of £3,000 to a local charity championed by its students. Our volunteer will support school pupils to apply for the grant for St Columba's.

Fundraising

Reader

Salvation Army East of Scotland |

Join our team as a volunteer Reading Buddy, dedicating one hour per week to support dyslexic individuals in enhancing their reading skills. Provide a nurturing environment, offer feedback and encourage growth, either in person or online. Empower others and gain valuable experience in a supportive environment.

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

Director

Wester Hailes Youth Agency | EH14 2QR

We are currently seeking to enhance our Board of Directors through the recruitment of suitable volunteers. A commitment to young people and youth work is essential and experience in GDPR, management of voluntary organisations or strategic development would be advantageous.

Youth Work

Lunch Club Assistant

Cyrenians | EH7 5QG

Volunteers should be able to spend between 10am and 2:30pm helping at the Lunch Club on a regular basis. The Lunch Club will run for approximately 2 hours each time it runs, with time either side for setting up and tidying up, making it 4.5 hours of volunteering time altogether.

Catering

Fundraising Volunteer - Bucket Collections

Deaf Action |

We are seeking a team of volunteers to assist us with special fundraising events and bucket collections.

Fundraising

Dementia Helpline Volunteer

Alzheimer Scotland |

Recruiting volunteers for our Dementia Helpline team. Can you spare 8 hour a month to make sure nobody faces dementia alone? Next Volunteer Preparation Programme will run in Glasgow in January 2024. For further information on this and other training dates please email helpline@alzscot.org

Advice / Information giving

Concert Steward

St Giles' Cathedral | EH1 1RE

If you have an interest in getting some experience in the music, culture, and heritage sector, the role of Concert Steward offers the perfect opportunity. You'll be helping attendees and working as a small team, whilst getting the chance to hear great musicians from around the world.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Construction/DIY Stable Volunteer

Edinburgh EquiLearn CIC | eh4 3pn

Edinburgh EquiLearn: Eco Friendly Stable Yard. Get involved with an exciting new project & learn about horses Help build with recycled materials to build a sustainable stable yard for the EquiLearn project which will allow young people across Edinburgh to continue accessing our services through Winter.

Practical /DIY

Committee Member

Enable Scotland | EH9 1QG

Attend committee meetings and help with running our clubs.

Committee Work

Climate for Change Conversations Facilitator

Scottish Communities Climate Action Network |

Impart the urgency of climate change to participants Inspire attendees to commit to taking climate action. Attend monthly Facilitator Training. Recruit more people to join as hosts/facilitators. Admin & keep record of your Conversations. Maintain a host database & activity spreadsheet.

Community / Economic Development Work

Vinted Volunteer

Birthlink | EH10 4HN

We have an exciting role to offer you, as our social media vinted volunteer. We often receive little gems which we would like to sell on vinted and need your expert skills to make this happen. Please do get in touch if you feel that this volunteer role may interest you.

Marketing / PR / Media

Scout Leader

85th Braid Scout Group | EH16 5LZ

We are looking for 2-3 motivated volunteers who would enjoy working with young people (10 ½ - 14) to be leaders of our Scout Troop, planning and delivering the Scouting programme over the year.

Youth Work

Funding Assistant

SHRUB Coop | EH3 9AF

Help SHRUB Coop to find new funding for our waste-reduction projects!

Fundraising

Analytics Wizard

SHRUB Coop |

Analytics wizard helping to boost a local charity.

On line Volunteering

Shop Volunteer - Save the Children Morningside

Save the Children | EH10 5HX

Help us improve the lives of children all over the world - wewelcome your donation of time, creativity and kindness via fabulous retailing. Activities include customer service, creative merchandising, preparing items for sale and working as part of a diverse volunteer team. It's great fun!

Charity Shops / Retail