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(COVID-19) Distance Mentoring for Adults

LINKnet Mentoring | EH1 1JG

Mentors spend one hour per week supporting an adult from an ethnic minority community in the areas of language development, employability, education or personal development. Mentor training will be provided via What’s app /Zoom/Skype.

Befriending / Mentoring

(COVID-19) Virtual Support Centre Admin Assistants

Scottish Chinese Professionals | EH6 5EQ

In response to COVID-19, we are looking to take on responsible and regional representatives across the country who could communicate in Mandarin and/or Cantonese to provide general assistance to our Virtual Support Centre over emails and phone calls in English or Chinese. to process Hate Crime

Administrative / Office Work

(COVID-19) Virtual Support Centre Interpreters

Scottish Chinese Professionals | EH6 5EQ

In response to COVID-19, we are looking to take on responsible and regional representatives across the country who could communicate in Mandarin and/or Cantonese to provide general assistance to our Virtual Support Centre over emails and phone calls in English or Chinese. to process Hate Crime.

Languages / translating

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

Befriending Opportunity

Rowan Alba | EH6 5EQ

By volunteering with Rowan Alba Community Alcohol Related Damage Service you can end someone's suffering who has become lonely, isolated and barely existing in their own community, as a result of current or past alcohol use. All you need to do is help us open these doors.

Befriending / Mentoring

Chef de Vie

Empty Kitchens, Full Hearts | EH6 4AE

Looking for competent chefs who want to keep their knives and skills sharp during these uncertain times and are willing to help others.

Catering

Collection Tin Coordinator

CLIC Sargent | EH6 5EQ

Coordinating local collection tins is just one way volunteering with CLIC Sargent can make a difference to our work. You’ll be responsible for coordinating collection tins in your local area

Fundraising

Computer Delivery Driver (Covid-19)

People Know How (Edinburgh) | EH6 5EQ

As part of our Computer Delivery project, we are refurbishing and delivering devices to those in the local Edinburgh and East Lothian community who would benefit from them. We are looking for a reliable delivery driver to deliver the devices to members of the community. Petrol cost reimbursed.

Driving / escorting

Female Befriender for Elderly Lady

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

We're looking for a female volunteer (age over 30s) to support an elderly women from Leith/Restalrig area. Support will mostly include going for walks and coffee We are looking for someone who can commit to 2h each week (the same day each week is needed to establish the routine)

Befriending / Mentoring

Meet and Greet Volunteer

NHS 24 | EH6 5EQ

Meet and Greet volunteers are a key role in the continuing response to Covid 19. Welcome patients, visitors and staff to the hospital with a calm and friendly manner Give out directions to wards/clinics, Accompany patients or visitors who need extra assistance to their ward. Distribute hand gel and masks.

Advice / Information giving

Online Befriending for Children & Young People COVID-19

People Know How (Edinburgh) | EH6 5EQ

Online Befrienders spend 1-2 hours per week with a child/young person who has been referred to the Positive Transitions service. Befrienders are there to listen, to talk, and to understand to help encourage a successful transition in the young person’s life.

Homebased Volunteering

Online Family Befriender

Home Link Family Support | EH6 5EQ

Help a family with pre-school children who are experiencing some difficulty or stress. Volunteers make a real difference by offering them a listening ear and emotional support. We'll train you to be a good listener We need you for 30 minutes once a week, to support a family online or by phone.

Befriending / Mentoring

Painter

The Turing Trust | EH20 9QH

The Turing Trust are looking for the help of several volunteer painters who can help us to build back better from COVID-19.

Practical /DIY

Phone Friend Volunteer

Positive Help | EH6 5EQ

Do you enjoy talking to people? Would you like to make a difference to someone experiencing isolation or loneliness? Can you give an hour a week to support someone on the telephone? If so, then Positive Help would love to tell you about our Phone Friends service.

Befriending / Mentoring

Telephone Befriender

Wellbeing Scotland | EH6 5EQ

To provide befriending support to individuals with an emphasis on building the confidence and self-esteem of the service user to encourage social inclusion and wellbeing.

Befriending / Mentoring

Volunteer Chef

Scran Academy | EH4 2NY

Help us with the final few weeks of our free meal delivery scheme, supporting the people hit hardest by the COVID pandemic

Catering

Volunteer Delivery Driver

WHALE Arts | EH14 2SA

Our volunteer drivers have become a key part of our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping us get art parcels and lunches out to our community members who are most in need. Full training for this role and an induction into the organisation will be given.

Driving / escorting

Wellbeing Caller (Covid-19)

People Know How (Edinburgh) | EH6 5EQ

Wellbeing Callers spend 1-2 hours per week supporting an adult as part of our Reconnect service. Our aim is to support people who are lonely and need some social interaction with weekly contact. The befriending can take place over the phone or via video calling depending on the needs of the service user.

Befriending / Mentoring