The role involves using personal experiences of living with a Psychosis as part of CAPS collective advocacy group (Experiences of Psychosis); to raise awareness of Psychosis, promote understanding, fight against stigma and campaign for change. The group have made films and a training workshop.
CAPS are looking for a friendly and approachable individual to provide information on Advocacy Services and how Independent Advocacy might help people experiencing Mental Health difficulties.
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
Support lead coach in delivery of sport/physical activity within Special Schools? After School Club programme
Do you have a passion for swimming? Would you like to share your love of the water with older adults in Edinburgh? Then this opportunity is for you!
As a Chair Based Exercise Support Assistant you will work with the class instructor to help set up the room, greet participants, take the register and collect donations, support participants during the class, and help with the social time after the class.
As a Dance Support Assistant you will work with the class instructor to help set up the room, greet participants, take the register and collect donations, support participants during the class, and help with the social time after the class
As a Singing Leader you will help set up the room, greet participants, take the register and collect donations, support or lead the delivery of the class, and help with the social time after the class.
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.
We seek a treasurer to manage AMIS's various budgets; provide oversight of entries to XERO; prepare for Examination of accounts; liaise with AMIS's accountants; deal with any relevant giftaid claims; provide financial reports for board meetings, ensuring financial reports are easily understood.
AMIS Trustees needed for active involvement in board of management: maintaining good governance, strategic planning, fundraising, promoting AMIS's aims and activities, supporting staff, reviewing policies, networking and evaluation.
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.
Art Befrienders spend 1-2 hours a week with a child/young person in need of support, and with an interest in art/creativity. Befrienders should be interested/skilled in creative activity and able to provide safe, supportive non-judgemental environments where children and young people can express themselves.
There are over 1 million older people in the UK that feel lonely. Assessing volunteers is the first step in reaching out to them through a visit to talk about their situation. An assessment will be made to determine how Independent Age can support them through their Friendship volunteers.
The aim of Scouting is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.
The 64th Leith, the Stockbridge Scouts, have been providing Scouting to the Stockbridge Community for over 100 years. We are now in need of additional Cub Leaders to assist at a well run and well established Cub Pack. As part of the Scout Movement, our aim and the aim of Scouting is to promote development.
The Aim of Scouting is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities
Assist running the Cub or Scout group on Friday evenings.
Are you a ‘people person’ who is also comfortable using the internet and a tablet device/laptop and related devices? We’re looking for volunteers to build the confidence of the older people who come to our Computer Clubs.
A great opportunity to gain work experience and develop skills in various fields of work. The successful candidates will be involved in the development and coordination of activities to raise awareness to prevent deterioration of oral health. Continuous training will be provided.