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Flower Team Volunteer

St Columba's Hospice Care | EH5 3RW

Follow all infection control guidelines including appropriate use of PPE (Aprons, gloves). Check condition of floral arrangements in patient’s rooms. Refresh or replace as required, changing the water and washing vases on a daily basis. Keep the flower room clean and tidy

Practical /DIY

Felix Yaniewicz Exhibition Steward

The Georgian House (NTS) | EH2 4DR

Do you have an interest in cultural heritage, gaining skills and meeting new people? If so, the National Trust for Scotland may have the perfect opportunity for you. The Georgian House, 7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh is looking for volunteers to help steward a unique music exhibition, running June 24 - Oct 22.

Advice / Information giving

Bike Mechanic Volunteer

Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) |

Help us fix up bikes to give to Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Specialist / Technical

Community Support Services Volunteer

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland |

Join our amazing team of Community Support Volunteers in Lothian, who support people who have had one of our conditions to develop autonomy and confidence in self-management to better engage in their community.

On line Volunteering

Volunteer for Cancer Research UK at the Scottish Half Marathon/10k!

Cancer Research UK | EH1 1AF

We rely on every mile, every pound and every volunteer to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. This includes our cheering teams, who are essential in making sure our runners reach that finish line.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Festival Volunteer

Hidden Door | EH7 5BL

Hidden Door Festival is an arts and culture festival taking over an unused space across Edinburgh 9-18 June 2022. Volunteers for this year's festival at the Old Royal High School will be an integral part of helping the site come to life!

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Volunteer Garden worker

Upward Mobility LTD (Upmo) |

Interested in working outside with some great people? Upmo´s staff and students would welcome your help to help us maintain our beautiful garden spaces, grow some fantastic food and learn more about outdoor life and activities.

Conservation / Gardening

Community Garden Volunteer

Wester Hailes Growing Communities | EH14 2PG

Working with a motivated team of local growers and participants growing fruit and vegetables in Community Gardens across Wester Hailes.

Conservation / Gardening

Communications and Policy Volunteers

Social Enterprise Scotland |

Interested in communications and policy in social enterprise and the third sector? Social Enterprise Scotland is looking for 2 volunteers to assist with our communications and policy activities, for around 4 hours each a week, with a commitment of 6 months or more. These positions can be carried out remotely.

Research / Policy work

Archives Volunteer

Craigmillar Now | EH15 3HS

Join Craigmillar Now in creating one of Edinburgh's first community-built public archives as an Archives Volunteer! Develop the skills to work with collections of all kinds, and delve into the fascinating history of this socially significant area.

Library / Information Management

Community Food Volunteer

Wester Hailes Growing Communities |

An excellent opportunity for someone interested in learning more and developing their skills in the world of ‘Community Food’.

Community / Economic Development Work

Event Support - Battle Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support | EH14 4AS

Join us at this fun mass participation fitness event this summer in Edinburgh. Battle Cancer is an international event series that raises money for cancer charities across the world. You will join a team of volunteers to represent Macmillan and support various activities at this fitness event.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Art Workshop Assistant

Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council | EH1 3LH

This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to build and improve their communication skills, workshop planning skills and social media. The candidates will be individuals who have passion for art and helping people getting creative to feel more connected and improve their mental health.

Community / Economic Development Work

Youth Forum Member

NHS 24 |

NHS 24 are looking to recruit young people for their Youth Forum! If you are between 16-26 years old and would like the opportunity to help make a difference to NHS 24's health and wellbeing services, then get involved and join the NHS 24 Youth Forum.

Administrative / Office Work

Music Memory Volunteer

The Forget Me Notes Project |

Are you passionate about music and people? Our volunteer project takes music and reminiscence to people living with dementia who are no longer able to access our group choir events. We are looking for more volunteers to deliver one-to-one Music Memory Sessions in private homes and care homes across Edinburgh.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Baby & Toddler Group Volunteer

Bethany Christian Trust | EH17 7LB

Every Monday, we are running a Baby & Toddler Group to provide a safe space for families to build connections and community in Moredun. The main role of this volunteering opportunity is to play with and care for the children (0-4 years old), as well as providing a listening ear for parents and caregivers.

Playschemes / Childrens Clubs

Volunteer Support Worker

Branch Out Together |

We are looking for fun, enthusiastic and empathic individuals to help support children and young people at our upcoming Holiday Activity Programme.

Playschemes / Childrens Clubs

Driver

NHS Lothian Primary Care Organisation |

Volunteer drivers can help patients to have a swift and positive discharge from hospital. A door to door service supports patients to get home quckly and safely.

Driving / escorting

Volunteer Befriender

Oxgangs Care | EH10 & EH13

Befrienders are matched with an older person (over 60) for weekly or fortnightly visits or outings in the community. The main aims are to provide friendship and company to those who are lonely and isolated, to help link them into the community more and to help increase their self esteem and independence.

Befriending / Mentoring

Meaningful Activity Volunteer

NHS - Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh | EH16 4SA

You will take part in meaningful activities with patients to help assist with diversional therapy and rehabilitation. You will be mainly based within the medicine of the elderly wards or stroke wards.

Residential Volunteering