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Volunteer Visitor

Independent Age | EH6 5EQ

Do you have an interest in older people and the issues that affect people in later life? As a Volunteer Visitor you'll build a relationship with one or more of our members with the aim of reducing their loneliness & improving their wellbeing

Befriending / Mentoring

Volunteer with Open Arms Project

Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council | EH1 3LH

Open Arms is a project run by ELREC in partnership with 3 other organisation. The aim is to outreach to women from BME and migrant background and try to tackle isolation and loneliness and the related adverse physical and mental impact by providing those women with physical activities as well as social ones.

Administrative / Office Work

Volunteering on the Union Canal

Scottish Canals | EH6 5EQ

Litter picking the towpaths and the water. Vegetation Control to widen the towpaths. Garden Maintenance at Calder Crescent. Painting the canal metal fencing surrounding locks & canal furniture metal and wooden. Graffiti removal from walls and bridges.

Conservation / Gardening

VolunteerNet - Flexible Volunteering

City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department | EH6 4HF

VolunteerNet offers practical and/or 1:1 support for older people who may have dementia, adults with physical and learning disabilities who live in the community. We offer flexible volunteering in various locations across the city

Befriending / Mentoring

Walk Leader

Edinburgh Leisure | EH6 5EQ

A fun, fulfilling opportunity, with some responsibility; leading and supporting moderately-paced health walks for older adults. Ageing Well leaders are open, warm and friendly - so, if you enjoy being around people, walking, finishing-off with a cuppa and a blether you're likely to enjoy leading this activity

Sports / Outdoor activities

Walking Befrienders

People Know How | EH6 5EQ

Walking Befrienders spend 1-2 hours p/w with an adult experiencing loneliness/isolation. The sessions take place outdoors in NE Edinburgh. We (1) promote walking as exercise; (2) increase social contact/build self-esteem to improve mental wellbeing; (3) support people to feel more connected to the community.

Befriending / Mentoring

Walking Football Co-ordinator

Street Soccer Scotland | EH6 5EQ

Volunteer position with award winning Leith based football charity Street Soccer Scotland based around a weekly walking football session on Thursdays at Leith Community Centre at 11am, the role would include promoting the session locally, helping run the weekly activity.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Walking Group Leader

Health All Round | EH11 2JL

We're looking for an enthusiastic, committed volunteer who can support our Walking Group to get out and get exercise!

Sports / Outdoor activities

Walking Netball Facilitator

Edinburgh Leisure | EH16 4NE

To encourage participants to participate in sport in a social environment, and once engaged to help participants have fun and be active while taking part in ‘Walking Netball’.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Warehouse Assistant

British Heart Foundation Furniture Shop (Dalry) | EH11 2BA

Looking for a workout? If you like to keep active and stay in shape, volunteering in our warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. We always need helpful and active people to help keep our stock moving from the van to warehouse and onto the store and from store back to the van for delivery!

Charity Shops / Retail

Warehouse Assistant

British Heart Foundation (Duke Street) | EH6 6AE

Looking for a workout? If you like to keep active and stay in shape, volunteering in our warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. We always need helpful and active people to help keep our stock moving from the van to warehouse and onto the store and from store back to the van for delivery!

Charity Shops / Retail

Warehouse Volunteer

Edinburgh Food Project | EH11 3UY

We would like to expand our warehouse team and need individuals to help with checking, dating and sorting food donations and making up food parcels at our warehouse.

Practical /DIY

Waste Wise Volunteer

Changeworks Ltd | EH6 5PY

The Waste Wise Volunteer Project aims to create a measurable reduction in the volumes of waste produced in Edinburgh. Volunteers engage with residents and help deliver a fun programme of community engagements.

Advice / Information giving

Welcomer / Guide

Greyfriars | EH1 2QQ

Part of a team of up to four people. Main role is to greet visitors into the church on arrival, answer any questions, oversee the shop for their purchases, bid them farewell on departure.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Welcoming Jogging Leader

The Welcoming Association | EH6 5EQ

To map and lead weekly jogging groups for Newcomers on safe and accessible routes across Edinburgh.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Welfare Rights Adviser

Community Help and Advice Initiative (CHAI) | EH11 3LE

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help provide advice on benefits, debt and other matters to the general public. After mentoring and training you will help to provide advice on benefits, debt and other issues to the public within our advice service. Prior knowledge of welfare rights beneficial.

Advice / Information giving

Welfare Volunteer

SHRUB Coop | EH1 1JG

Welfare Volunteers work together helping to ensure the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of volunteers and members of the SHRUB Coop. This could include helping create accessible welfare policies, assisting with workshops and drop in sessions and arbitrating conflicts and complaints.

Advice / Information giving

Witness Service Volunteer

Victim Support Scotland | EH1 1LB

The work of the WS volunteers can vary from spending one whole day with one witness or family, to five minutes with each witness giving information and being with someone before and after they have given evidence in Court. A lot of the volunteers' time is spent being supportive to people while they wait.

Advice / Information giving

Women and Children's Swimming Leader

The Welcoming Association | EH4 6JP

To support newcomer women and children to access leisure facilities and get active in Edinburgh within a sociable and friendly swimming group.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Women's Group Volunteer

The Welcoming Association | EH13 9LY

Would you like to help expand our women's groups across Edinburgh, supporting newcomer women and local women to share stories, experiences and build friendships. Seeking female volunteers with an interest in facilitating and supporting inclusive, sociable and relaxed women's only spaces.

Equal Opportunities / Race relations