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Vegan Community Advocate

The Vegan Society |

Our network of committed local vegans across the country is growing! The Vegan Society organises various outreach activities to influence change in every level of society. There are a range of activities going on all the time, from general educational stalls at events to meeting with local policy influencers.

Advice / Information giving

All Aboard Crew

People Know How (Edinburgh) |

We’re looking for volunteers to act as crew on board our canal boat All Aboard on Edinburgh’s Union Canal. The boat takes various groups on short cruises throughout the week, ranging from young people, families and adults supported by charity People Know How to members of the Polwarth Church community.

Practical /DIY

Café Crafts or Skill Sharing

Action Porty | EH15 2BP

Run your own craft session or share a skill with others. You’ll have a table at Bellfield Community Café to facilitate a workshop, meet new people and enjoy some homemade cakes together.

Arts ( music/drama/crafts)

Chatty Café Volunteer

Action Porty | EH15 2BP

This is a relaxed volunteering role for those who are good listeners and enjoy chatting to new people. You’ll welcome people to your table, get them nattering and brighten their day. Together we can reduce loneliness and social isolation.

Befriending / Mentoring

Trustee

Portobello Older People's Project | EH15 1EU

Portobello Older Peoples Project is looking for new Trustees to join their team. Successful applicants will be from a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience and working with the other Trustees will ensure the service is well managed, compliant, accountable and provided to a high standard.

Committee Work

Data Entry Volunteer

Birthlink | EH2 3DN

We have a mixed and diverse team of volunteers and paid staff. This volunteer will enjoy the benefit of working in the office and possibly at home. (Home working will require a personal device that supports Office 365). This important task could lead to other career or retirement options.

Administrative / Office Work

Event Steward

Hidden Door | EH1 3AD

Passionate about the arts? Then come help Hidden Door celebrate its 10th Birthday as an Event Steward!

Practical /DIY

Volunteer Counselling Co-ordinator

Birthlink | EH2 3DN

It is anticipated that the role may require 3-6 hours per week, varying dependent on the needs of the trainees and number of assessments required. Much of the work can be done remotely and at a time that suits you, though there may be times when you are required to be on-site.

Specialist / Technical

Cooking Class Volunteer

B Healthy Together | H11 3RH

As a volunteer assistant, you'll have the opportunity to assist nutritionist during cooking classes; set up and clean up before and after each class; engage with families, offering encouragement and support and be part of a dynamic team of volunteers dedicated to promoting healthy eating habits.

Playschemes / Childrens Clubs

Trustee

Greyfriars Charteris Centre | EH8 9RR

As a charity trustee you will be supporting the staff in ensuring the Centre becomes a vital community hub serving not only the local residents but also attracting and engaging new partners and users. It's an exciting time to get iinvolved!

Marketing / PR / Media

Facilitator

SupportED The Linda Tremble Foundation |

Our Support Groups provide a safe space for individuals experiencing an eating disorder, or their carers, to talk and share their experiences. Facilitator Volunteers are vital to the groups; creating an environment where attendees feel heard, safe, understood, and valued.

Befriending / Mentoring

Website Volunteer

Best Bib n Tucker CIC | EH13 9FF

We'd love to welcome you to our base in Oxgangs, Edinburgh to help us maintain our website.

Computing

Aldi Collection Weekend 2024 Volunteer

Teenage Cancer Trust |

Aldi Collection Weekend 2024 volunteer for Teenage Cancer Trust Please apply via the following link: https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/get-involved/volunteering/aldi-collection-weekend-2024

Fundraising

Cycle Group Co-leader

The Ripple Project | EH7 6DZ

To assist groups of social cyclists on a weekly off road ride of around 10k for fitness, confidence and fun.

Sports / Outdoor activities

Patient Experience Volunteer

NHS Lothian Primary Care Organisation |

The NHS Lothian Patient Experience Team is looking for volunteers who will interact with patients, families and carers to gather information about their experience of care and treatment. Volunteers will do this by conducting surveys, interviews, and/or attending promotional events.

Administrative / Office Work

Kids Area Coordinator

Meadows Festival Edinburgh | EH9 9EX

The Kids Area Coordinator volunteer role involves organizing and overseeing activities, managing volunteers, and ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for young attendees at our festival.

Youth Work

Festival Makers

Meadows Festival Edinburgh | EH9 1ND

We are trying to allocate roles based on your preference and experience; however, please note that it may not always be possible and a level of flexibility is required, especially during busy periods, so please bear in mind that any of the roles may be allocated to you ad hoc.

Community / Economic Development Work

Interview Recordist

900 Voices |

Seeking interviewers and oral historians to record conversations with a diverse range of Edinburgh people. Training provided, simple technology, no previous experience needed.

Befriending / Mentoring

Local Co-ordinator

EIL UK (Experiment in International Living |

Are you organised, tactful and looking for a chance to meet interesting people in Edinburgh? Help us to organise a community of volunteer host families to welcome American students into the city this summer.

Short term / seasonal working

Treasurer of Board of Management and Trustees

Abused Men In Scotland (AMIS) |

Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you believe in standing up for justice and equality? Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS) is seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to serve as the Treasurer of the Board of Management and Trustees.

Finance / Accountancy