Beach Wheelchair Team Volunteer wanted for a small charity in Portobello to help with co-ordinating and managing beach wheelchair loans.
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
To provide companionship for people living with dementia to reduce their loneliness and isolation; to engage them in meaningful activities, keep connected with their local community.
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.
To support the member of staff and service users to promote the smooth running of the activity
Join an organisation committed to Volunteering. Enrich the lives of others whilst gaining valuable new skills for yourself. Volunteer Induction and on-going training and development is available. All Volunteer expenses are covered.
Become a befriender for child or young person affected by Cystic Fibrosis.
Good listener seeking a befriending role? Look no further and join us in this engaging one to one befriending role with the over 60s.
Enjoy singing rock classics in the car? Passionate about sci-fi? Or do you simply love a coffee and a blether in your favourite café? Whether you are a foodie or a footie fan, a crazy kitchen dancer or an avid film buff - we need you!
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.
Your volunteering will involve meeting with the person on a regular basis (weekly or fortnightly) and taking part in various activities in the community: going for walks, cinema, coffee, galleries, or just having a chat and cuppa with the person.
We are looking for volunteers with car to befriend elderly person in Blackhall area. The aim is to reduce their social isolation and connect them to their local community
Befrienders spend 1-2 hours per week with a child/young person aged 10-14. The sessions take place during school, but can progress into the community once established. Full training and ongoing support provided. We provide safe, supportive non-judgemental environments where children and young people can talk.
Are you a people person who is passionate about building community to combat isolation and loneliness? Why not volunteer with our Befriending projects and see what a difference you can make...