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Inspirational Impact Innovator

Do you love turning stats and quotes into something fun and meaningful? Then this is the volunteering role for you! Across the year we regularly collect testimonials, stories and statistics about our work. We are on the lookout for a volunteer to help transform these into inspiring and motivational pieces of content to demonstrate our impact. This could be anything from feeding into our reports to creating eye catching social media content. We want to find creative ways to tell our stories!

About Vintage Vibes

Vintage Vibes is a charity partnership based in Edinburgh that works to tackle isolation and loneliness in the over 60s. We do this by pairing up volunteers with our “VIPs” to create genuine, long-lasting friendships. We also have lots of fun events to provide people with opportunities for social connections.

Experience Required

Good communication and writing skills. Ability to create simple visuals using a platform such as Canva or Adobe. A basic understanding of statistics and research (but not extensive). A passion to help motivate others to tackle loneliness in older people in Edinburgh.

Training Details

One of our working principles is that we love to build others up, which means that we will be keen to help you with training and skills development that matches your interests and ambitions. Alongside an induction we will support you to develop your skills and access training to stretch and strengthen your abilities.

Flexibility & Commitment

Residential Volunteering;Short Term Volunteering (3 months or less);Home-Based Volunteering;School Holidays;Term Time;Flexible;Summer Holidays

Our minimum commitment is 4 hours a week for 3 months, volunteers will be able to start asap.

Location/Travel Details

We are a city-wide organisation with offices in Broomhouse, Stockbridge, and Newhaven. All our offices are accessible via public transport, and our Broomhouse and Stockbridge offices are also wheelchair accessible. We are happy to allow some volunteering to be done from home or over the weekend, if you are available to meet with us face-to-face at one of our offices on a weekday at least once every two weeks.

Expenses

Travel expenses will be provided as well as a free lunch on full days volunteering in the office. There is a simple expenses form and expenses are processed once a month and paid into your bank account. If this is not regularly enough for your circumstanc

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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