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Befriender (Adults and Elderly)

City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department | EH6 5EQ

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

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriender (for elderly lady)

City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department | EH6 5EQ

Befriend an elderly lady who is socially isolated and lost confidence to go out on her own. Role is about going out with the person for walks and coffee and chatting about all sort of different past and current affairs.

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriender for Adults with Disabilities

City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department | EH6 5EQ

Volunteers will be working with adults with learning difficulties or physical disabilities. Support is about ensuring that people feel part of the community. This is to be achieved by going out with people for walks, coffee, cinema, shops, bowling etc.

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriender for Carers

Eric Liddell Centre | EH10 4DP

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.

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriender Volunteer

The Royal Air Forces Association | EH6 5EQ

The role of a Befriender is varied and could involve helping out with practical tasks such as driving someone to a doctor’s appointment, it could simply involve a cup of tea and a chat or it could be to accompany them to their first meeting of an interest group in their community.

Befriending / Mentoring

Befrienders in Colinton/Oxgangs

City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department | EH6 5EQ

We are looking for volunteers to befriend elderly people living in their own homes in Colinton and Oxgangs. The aim is to reduce social isolation and feeling of loneliness amongst the elderly people.

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriending & Mentoring

Firsthand Lothian | EH7 4LZ

Mentoring and befriending a young person who has a disability to enable them to achieve the goals they have identified which will help them become more independent and involved in activites in their local community .

Befriending / Mentoring

Befriending and Support

Pilmeny Development Project | EH6 8SQ

Pilmeny Inreach Service - Supporting socially isolated/ housebound older people living in North East Edinburgh.

Befriending / Mentoring

Big Hearts Befrienders

Big Hearts Community Trust | EH6 5EQ

Big Hearts Befrienders aims to provide weekly one to one support for kinship care young people aged 7-14, who are experiencing isolation, or other difficulties.

Befriending / Mentoring

Blogger

Venchie Children & Young People's Project | EH16 4NX

We need someone to help with blog articles for our website.

Marketing / PR / Media

Bloody Brilliant Uni Squad Leader

Give Blood 4 Good | EH6 5EQ

Are you a student at the University of Edinburgh? Are you passionate about blood donation? Could you help Give Blood 4 Good share our message with students and staff at the University of Edinburgh? Then the Give Blood 4 Good Bloody Brilliant Uni Squad could be for you!

Campaigning / Lobbying

Board Member

Almond Valley Heritage Trust | EH54 7AR

We’re now recruiting to fill a Board vacancy. To complement the wide range of skills and interests already represented on the Board, we would particularly welcome interest from individuals with relevant insight and achievement in fields of strategic management and leadership.

Committee Work

Board Member

The Bike Station | EH9 1UU

Love bikes? Got talent? Come join our board and be part of our future, leading discussions, identifying key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, and evaluating or offering advice on other areas in which the trustee has particular expertise.

Committee Work

Board Member

West Granton Community Trust | EH4 4GA

The Board meet once a month, normally on a Monday lunchtime. We follow an agenda for the meeting which is prepared i and sent out in advance. Discussions take place on various issues, eg. Centre programming, Staffing, funding, etc.

Committee Work

Board Member - Building and Facilities Management

Duncan Place | EH6 7EE

Duncan Place is seeking a Trustee with experience working in buildings and/or facilities management for a newly refurbished community and enterprise building in Leith. You will have knowledge of the functioning of a public building, and ideally have experience of facilities management.

Committee Work

Board Member - Legal

Duncan Place | EH6 7EE

Duncan Place SCIO plans to run a vibrant community and enterprise hub on behalf of the Leith community will become a reality very soon. We are seeking a Trustee with legal expertise in one of more of the following areas: contracts; property; governance; health & safety.

Committee Work

Board Member - Treasurer

Youth Vision | EH6 5EQ

We seek to grow the breadth and depth of our Board's experience and skills and are looking for a treasurer. We are fortunate to be supported by a dedicated team of over 30 volunteers who support the organisation across all activity.

Finance / Accountancy

Board Members

Almond Housing Association | EH6 5EQ

Please note this role is based in Livingston. Almond Housing are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded and suitably qualified individuals to join our Board who are responsible for the overall governance, management and maintenance of approx 2,500 properties and 650 garages in Livingston.

Committee Work

Board Members

Link Up Women's Support Centre | EH7 6AE

Board Members (Trustees) of Link Up will attend monthly board meetings and are involved in the running and development of Link Up so that its service remains of high quality.

Committee Work

Bookseller

Amnesty International Scotland | EH9 1JH

The Amnesty International Bookshop in Edinburgh is looking for volunteer booksellers to join our team. This role primarily involves serving customers, but volunteers will also be expected to sort, price, file and display books.

Charity Shops / Retail