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.
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.
To support newcomer women and children to access leisure facilities and get active in Edinburgh within a sociable and friendly swimming group.
To help with the preparation and running of our weekly Women's Group, which regularly attracts over 30 women and up to 10 pre-school children.
Deliver workshops for participants from varied backgrounds - must attend 3 weekend workshops to experience programme and train yourself. Facilitators attend a L1, L2 then a training weekend, then are expected to complete their "apprenticeship" of a minimum of 3 workshops delivered within one calendar year.
Do you have a talent you could share? Workshop Leaders are needed to deliver fun, relaxed activities which accommodate a variety of skills, interests and numbers of participants. Ideally 1-2.5 hour slots. The activity must be something that a beginner can complete within the workshop.
We are seeking workshop supervisors to welcome people interested in the Forge, induct new members, and keep the space tidy.
Volunteers will work with small groups of pupils to develop their writing skills through workshops, providing a supportive and encouraging presence that will help to keep pupils focused on the task at hand.
This opportunity is to volunteer with young wheelchair users aged between 8 and 25 at our Edinburgh monthly youth group.
The Big Project is a youth and Children's Project based in Broomhouse. We work with 5-15 year olds and offer a variety of services to children and young people including open access work, targeted group work, individual support, residential and holiday programme.
Our youth club volunteer will help with all aspects of running our drop-in youth clubs by getting involved in the planning and delivery of activities, interacting with young people and watching out for their safety. We will work with the volunteer to identify their skills and incorporate those into our Clubs.
Volunteers are invited to get involved in our youth work programme and work in a team alongside experienced full/part time staff and volunteers.