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.
Edinburgh Film Guild is the world's oldest Film Society. We require a qualified person to audit our modest annual accounts.
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.
We're looking for committed, caring people who want to help people with MS and other conditions. You'll learn how to operate a barochamber in a warm and welcoming Centre, and meet the people you're helping directly.
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.
Become a Befriender for children and young people affected by HIV and HepC
As a befriender you will support a service user to participate in social activities in the community.
Weekly or fortnightly phone or videocalls to an older person to help ease loneliness and isolation. Engage in friendly conversation and provide company and friendship. Encourage older people to go out and about safely, help promote independence and self confidence, share interests and hobbies together.
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.
You will be carefully matched with a client. You should be available for a few hours once a week/fortnight/month for between 6-9 months. Your support and encouragement could help someone to: Remain independent at home, socially connected and engaged. Reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.
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.
Are you friendly and a good listener? Could you travel to South Edinburgh? Can you spare 2 hours a week to support a gentleman to build confidence after the lockdown restrictions?
We support individuals who are supported by their family members at home. Groups include adults with physical or learning difficulties, people with long term progressive conditions (MS, Parkinson, dementia) and elderly people. Volunteers spend 1:1 time with the person and take part in various activities
Make a connection with an older person in your community
Befrienders support carers to become more engaged with the community, or have a break from caring. Some carers like to get out and about, while others may want to meet for a coffee & chat.
We are looking for befrienders for elderly people who live in Currie/Balerno area. As a befriender you will be matched with person to provide them with support in outings and to offer them your time and friendship.