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.
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.
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.
This role involves volunteers helping with games and events run by Basketball Scotland
Hire beach wheelchairs to individuals with disabilities that have pre-booked at our container at Portobello prom.
Beach Wheelchair Team Volunteer wanted for a small charity in Portobello to help with co-ordinating and managing beach wheelchair loans.
Lead our Beavers Scouts (boys and girls aged 6-8) in a wide range of experiences.
Befrienders actively enable our clients to enjoy a more independent lifestyle. By offering your companionship and practical support you will be enabling people to have more choices and control over their lives.
Be part of something positive - become a Befriender! Have fun, meet new people and make a real difference by becoming a Volunteer Befriender for a physically disabled person. Ecas is a voluntary organisation dedicated to giving friendly and practical help to physically disabled people.
Volunteer with someone aged over 60 who is affected by isolation or loneliness and lives in EH10 & EH13 in Edinburgh. Provide 1-2-1 befriending on a weekly basis and help person to connect to their community
We are currently looking to recruit volunteers who's responsibility it will be to network within a community setting to build friendships and a social circle around an individual in order to achieve identified goals such as reentering education, transition, gaining employment or increase social inclusion.
The Befriending Consortium provides one-to-one befriending for children and young people aged 5-16 though supporting them to learn new skills and provide a social experience for children and young people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives due to parental drug and alcohol use.
We are looking for a volunteer to help our older people who feel isolated or unable to get out very easily on their own by giving time on a one to one basis.
If you enjoy meeting and chatting with people this is the job for you. Volunteers visit older people at home to provide information and companionship.
As a befriender you will support a service user to participate in social activities in the community.
As a befriender you will work one-to-one with vulnerable young people aged 16-25 years. The young people will often be ‘’hard to reach’’ by supporting services, and will be those most at risk of homelessness.