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(COVID-19) Distance Befriender

Ecas | EH6 5EQ

Become a Distance Befriender and be a part of something positive. You can enjoy getting to know someone who has been isolated during the pandemic, and make a real difference for them. Ecas is a voluntary organisation dedicated to giving friendly and practical help to physically disabled people.

Befriending / Mentoring

(COVID-19) Distance Mentoring for Adults

LINKnet Mentoring | EH1 1JG

Mentors spend one hour per week supporting an adult from an ethnic minority community in the areas of language development, employability, education or personal development. Mentor training will be provided via What’s app /Zoom/Skype.

Befriending / Mentoring

ACE IT Moose in the Hoose Coach

ACE IT Scotland | EH6 5EQ

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of older people? Volunteer for ACE IT and support older people living in care homes to enjoy the benefits of IT as a means of communication, learning and fun!

Computing

ACE IT Volunteer Coach

ACE IT Scotland |

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of older people? Join ACE IT Scotland as a volunteer coach and support people over 50 to improve and advance their digital skills knowledge through face to face, hour long sessions.

Computing

Activities Group Leader

Autism Initiatives Scotland | EH11 3AF

Lead a group for young adults with autism and learning disabilities to participate in and enjoy. Support staff will be present for the individuals. These groups can be in any area you may be interested in – for example; mediation group, sewing class, dance group, math group, arts and crafts.

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

Activities Helper / Befriender

Libertus Services | EH16 6RN

Enrich someone's day by giving them that extra little bit of individual help when taking part in activities or by just being there to have a one to one chat and a joke. The clients appreciate your company and you get lots of satisfaction.

Care / Support worker

Activity Volunteer

Portobello Monday Centre | EH15 1EU

Volunteers required to work as part of a team providing a safe, stimulating and, hopefully, fun environment every Monday for around 10 members who suffer from mild to moderate dementia. You will welcome and chat to the members, serve them with beverages and a hot lunch and support them in various activities.

Care / Support worker

Admin Volunteer

LINKnet Mentoring | EH1 1JG

A great opportunity to gain work experience and develop skills in various fields of work as the role at LINKnet will be varied and continuous training will be provided.

Administrative / Office Work

Administration Volunteer

Rock Trust | EH1 3QY

An amazing opportunity to volunteer within our People Team. This opportunity is for anyone looking to gain experience in Customer Service, Administration and Reception OR anyone who has years of experience in these areas and would like to volunteer to assist the Team.

Administrative / Office Work

Adult Volunteer

Edinburgh Trinity Sea Cadets | EH5 1HA

We are a relatively small Sea Cadet unit in the EH5 postcode. We require adult members of staff who are committed, prepared to give up two nights per week, weekends in the summer for boating and at other times throughout the year for children aged between 10 and 18.

Youth Work

Advocacy - Eating Disorders

CAPS Independent Advocacy | EH3 9DR

This role involves using your own lived experiences of eating disorders in a positive way to raise awareness, fight against stigma and campaign for change.

Advocacy / Human Rights

After School Club / Playscheme Support

Venchie Children & Young People's Project | EH16 4NX

To work with children in a variety of settings which might include group work and individual support. To help ensure overall smooth running of club activities including the setting up preparation and the serving of snack as directed by the senior staff

Youth Work

Ageing Well Activity Volunteer (Age 45+)

Edinburgh Leisure | EH7 6AE

Ageing Well Volunteers are all aged 50 + and provide encouragement, information and support to help their peers in the local community to achieve a more active and healthy lifestyle.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Ageing Well Buddy Swimming Volunteer (Age 45+)

Edinburgh Leisure | EH11 4DF

Are you 45+ with a warm, active and open manner? Help older adults who are returning to, or starting water activities to feel comfortable and supported in a swimming pool environment. You’ll be the welcoming, friendly face our participants first see at the pool, as well as a companion in the water.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Aging Well Walk Leader (Age 45+)

Edinburgh Leisure |

Help lead low-level, moderately paced walks for older adults in Edinburgh. We are recruiting folk 45+ for weekday opportunities as well as Tuesday evenings. Current walk leaders find this role very rewarding, if you enjoy helping others to be active outdoors why not arrange a taster session today?

Sports / Outdoor activities

Animal Fosterer

Pet Care Network (Edinburgh) | EH4 7YG

Fostering with Pet Care Network involves taking care of someone's companion animal in your own home for a week or two while their owners are in hospital or respite care.

Homebased Volunteering

Art and Mental Health Befriender

Rowan Alba |

We have a group of individuals who are already completely committed to progressing their self expression through art. We also have a number of individuals with such exceptional life experiences. Both groups require support to represent their lives and we aim to provide with one to one volunteer sessions.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Art Group Volunteer

Upward Mobility LTD (Upmo) |

Help bring out the creativity of our students in a range of fun art workshops

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

Art Workshop Assistant

Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council | EH1 3LH

This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to build and improve their communication skills, workshop planning skills and social media. The candidates will be individuals who have passion for art and helping people getting creative to feel more connected and improve their mental health.

Community / Economic Development Work

Arts Director

Greyfriars Kirk | EH8 9RR

This is a new post developing Arts initiatives in the newly refurbished Charteris Centre which may appeal to an experienced person wishing to volunteer their expertise for the benefit of the community, or to a newly qualified person looking to establish a portfolio of experience.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)