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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Use your language skills and support a vital project with Bethany Christian Trust
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stuck at home? Want to make a difference? Volunteer at our Homework Club!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.