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
Good listener seeking a befriending role? Look no further and join us in this engaging one to one befriending role with the over 60s.
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...
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.
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 .
Your match will be unique, but may involve developing a trusting relationship; sensitive encouragement towards goals such as stepping outside comfort zones; having fun!; support to try new activities; rediscovering old interests. Matches might go for coffee, walks, galleries, join a class or groups; etc.
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.
We’re looking for a volunteer from in/around the Gorgie area who is available for one afternoon forthnightly. You will be the friendly Bingo Caller at a sheltered housing complex in the local area helping the residents to join in and socialise together.
We need someone to help with blog articles for our website.
Bluebell 5K & 10K Trail Run. Event crew needed. Dalkeith Country Park. Sunday 28th April 2019. This is a community fundraising event raising money for MYPAS who support positive mental health of young people in Midlothian.
Partners in Advocacy aims to inform, empower and uphold the human rights of children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues through independent advocacy and their fellow citizens
Trustees provide The Junction with support on financial management, strategic overview and overall running of the charity. They meet formally four times a year and informally in between this. Trustees meet and get to know staff at Development Days or if they are part of a sub-group.
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.
Would you like to help make a difference to the lives of those who live in North Edinburgh? We're looking to recruit new members to the Board of the Pilton Community Health Project (PCHP).
Participating on board of trustees online account; fortnightly on Friday and will also attend board meetings up to 4 times per year ; we are looking for a chair, vice –chair, treasurer and board director