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Gazette Contributor

Big Hearts Community Trust | EH6 5EQ

Select the topic(s) you'd like to write about, in coordination with Big Hearts Write up a specific article, your own recollection or an interview with a third person Organise your time to meet the deadline set up in advance for the publication of the Gazette.

Homebased Volunteering

Data Literacy Volunteer

Datakirk | EH6 5EQ

The DataKirk is a data literacy and analytics club. We provide a hands-on environment for people to get curious, creative, and ultimately, confident with data. Providing virtual mentoring to young data enthusiasts, one on one session and leading sessions/workshops.

On line Volunteering

Edinburgh Greenpeace Group Local Press and Media Co-ordinator

Greenpeace UK and Greenpeace Edinburgh Group | EH6 5EQ

Do you enjoy creative writing? Have you got an eye for a striking photo? Would you like to get involved in campaigning on global issues where you live? Edinburgh Greenpeace Group is looking for a new Local Press and Media Co-ordinator to get local press coverage of the Group's campaigns and activities.

Campaigning / Lobbying

Digital Buddy

Leonard Cheshire | EH6 5EQ

Are you a good communicator? Confident with technology? If so, you can make a real difference to the life of a disabled person. As a Digital Buddy you'll provide 1-2-1 support to one of our digital learners, building their skills so that they can make video calls, browse the web, use email and more.

Computing

Volunteer Advocate

Action for M.E. | EH6 5EQ

Seeking empathic, professional volunteers to support vulnerable adults with M.E./CFS by phone/online, to understand their rights and make informed choices. Two hours a week; full advocacy training and supervision provided.

Advocacy / Human Rights

Peer Support Work Volunteer

Edinburgh Carers Council | EH6 5EQ

This role is for current or former unpaid carers of people with mental health difficulties. Volunteers will be providing 1-1 or group peer support on a weekly (or flexible basis, depending on needs). Peer support will be remotely over the phone, online video chat and (when possible) in-person.

Befriending / Mentoring

Community Befriending Volunteer

Health All Round | EH11 2QH

The opportunity is designed to tackle loneliness and isolation which vulnerable people face during the winter months. This is a fantastic opportunity to combat the mental health implications that isolation causes. Volunteers will form meaningful connections which will improve the quality of peoples' lives.

Befriending / Mentoring

Social Media Project Volunteer

Datakirk | EH6 5EQ

The DataKirk have a fantastic volunteering opportunity for a Social Media Project Volunteer. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Social Media Volunteer to promote, develop and maintain our online presence in order to maximise our impact and to promote ourselves as widely as possible.

Marketing / PR / Media

Online Translation Volunteer

Bethany Christian Trust | EH6 5EQ

Use your language skills and support a vital project with Bethany Christian Trust

Languages / translating

Fundraiser

Datakirk | EH6 5EQ

We are looking for an experienced person with professional fundraising experience. We want someone who is confident in bid writing and reporting to funders of a brand new charity to the next stages of growth.

Fundraising

Board Member

Sight Scotland | EH10 4JB

The Board are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans, ensuring that they are well-managed and abide by their charitable aims. Board Members must at all times act in the best interests of Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans.

Committee Work

Young Humanist Ambassador

Humanist Society Scotland | EH6 5EQ

Young Humanist Ambassadors play a vital role in representing the charity, primarily online, but also at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of our campaigns.

Marketing / PR / Media

Everyday English Class Volunteer

Bethany Christian Trust | EH6 5EQ

Have TEFL experience and time on your hands? Stuck at home? You can make a real difference by teaching Everyday English online with Bethany Christian Trust.

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

Treasurer

Jock Tamson's Gairden | EH15 3PX

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a brand new charity - Jock Tamson’s Gairden on the banks of Duddingston Loch under Arthur’s Seat is a peaceful & safe space for people from all walks of life to take part in activities or simply enjoy the surroundings.

Finance / Accountancy

Online Homework Club Volunteer

Bethany Christian Trust | EH6 5EQ

Stuck at home? Want to make a difference? Volunteer at our Homework Club!

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

Trustee

Edinburgh Carers Council | EH6 5EQ

If you have an interest in unpaid carers and mental health, this may be for you. Trustees meet the last Monday of each month to look at Trustee business and have an Annual General Meeting. If you are interested but would like to learn more, we have a Trustee Pack which we can send to you which has more info.

Committee Work

Board Trustee

Lung Ha Theatre Company | EH6 5EQ

Trustees will be expected to: Attend Board meetings, which are typically held in the centre of Edinburgh (approximately four times per year) and periodic planning / strategy / organisational development sessions Contribute advice and support on an ad hoc basis Attend Company events and performances.

Committee Work

Online Tutor Support

Volunteer Tutors Organisation | EH6 5EQ

The Volunteer Tutors Organisation (VTO) are looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to join our online tuition service! The VTO is a charity that provides free one to one tuition across Scotland to children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

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

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