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