Plusone Mentor

We are looking for volunteers who are eager to make a difference in their own community and make a difference in the life of a young person. The mentor will regularly meet up with a young person offering a friendly ear, support and guidance and advice on making positive life choices.

Cultural Heritage Project Volunteers
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Join a prestigious volunteering project supporting young women to discover their own cultural heritage through oral histories, art, and archive exploration. Local artists, academics and staff from National Galleries Scotland will be supporting the project, and documentary of the project will be made by Screen Education.

Volunteers would work directly with the young women, helping deliver sessions within school hours. You will also support them in achieving their Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Shared Heritage Volunteer

The Shared Heritage project will create positive relationships between the increasing Spanish speaking community and the Scottish community in Edinburgh. The project aims to build bridges between these communities, by discovering and appreciating the heritage and history we share.

Fundraising Admin Support - Engagements

Here at CHAS we rely on bucket shakes to engage with the public, increase awareness and raise funds. We are looking for a proactive individual who can book all upcoming bucket shakes at supermarkets, shopping centres and events.

Digital Champion Volunteer
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Our new Re:connect project provides Digital Classroom Sessions for people to develop their digital skills and computer literacy. It is focussed on supporting people who are lonely and isolated. Join us and develop your digital and computer literacy skills whilst helping other people do the same.

Hit Squad Painter

Hit Squad volunteers help support clients to decorate their new home.Working in teams of volunteers alongside the client, two rooms will be decorated and the client gains painting experience and emotional support.This opportunity takes place over a full day and we ask a commitment of once a month

Café Connect Volunteer

Café Connect is at the heart of the Eric Liddell Centre. The volunteers take orders, make hot drinks, serve customers and make sure the Café is in order. The Café brings in much needed income for the Centre's activities and offers volunteers valuable experience in hospitality and customer service.

Restaurant Engagement Volunteer

Cyrenians would like bright and engaging volunteers with good PR / marketing skills to help to get Edinburgh restaurants/bars/hotels to sign up to the Streetsmart scheme during September, October and early Nov where £1 from each bill is donated to local homeless charities.

Family Support

This role helps families become more resilient by spending time with them in the home or the local community, helping to establish and support play activities and family routines and offering support and encouragement to help a parent or carer with parenting skills. Closing date for applications is 12 noon, 8th Sep 2017.

Freshers Wristbands and tickets on sale now!

Pre-order your Freshers Wristband and get FREE ENTRY to all 9 nightclub events! You can also buy tickets for our Special Ticketed events and get amazing Freshers Week deals on some of the best attractions in the city!!

Trustee Positions

Trustees govern and lead charity organisations as part of a board. Charities are always looking for new trustees, and it's a fantastic way to learn about the management and strategy side of charities while contributing to a great cause. Time commitment is often low, but being a trustee will look fantastic on your CV.

Youth Engagement & Research Volunteer - Positive Transitions

Volunteers will work as part of a team to design engaging youth consultations and work on a one-to-one basis with young people. They will be fully trained in befriending techniques and "hands on" social research skills.

Befriending Volunteer

The Befriending service aims to breakdown the isolation experienced by carers in providing them with a volunteer befriender. The role is flexible, allowing the volunteer and carer to negotiate when and where, and how often, they will meet.

Events and Membership Volunteering

The RSPB are looking to recruit volunteers to help with their events throughout the year. You will be involved from anything to helping to set up the stall, talking to members of the public, running interactive activities with children and spreading the word about the RSPB!

Social Group Assistant
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Provide friendly, encouraging, appropriate support to young people aged 12-24 who are experiencing social isolation and loneliness to benefit from improved access to social opportunities, improved social relationships and improved mental wellbeing.

Computer Club Helpers

Scottish Seniors Computer Clubs is a federation run by volunteers to assist over 50's with their devices. The members are here to find out what they can do with a computer/laptop, iPad/tablet or phone/smartphone device. The volunteer tutors are here to help in any way they can.

Gig Buddy
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Whatever your music interest, we'll match you up with one of our service users who has the same taste in music and send you out to gigs free of charge. Not only do you get a great night out, you can also meet new people and help out a fellow music lover who would not get the chance to attend without you!

Central Sorting Hub volunteers
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Be part of an instrumental team that sorts and organises the donations we sell in our charity shops.

Fit for Health

Fit for Health would value the input of volunteers to assist with weekly long term condition classes. Volunteers will support a specialist instructor with delivering physical activity sessions and be responsible for conducting pre and post assessments. Volunteers are sought over a longer term basis (minimum of 6 months) and will be required to commit to a minimum of one to two hours of their time each week.

Social Researcher

We have developed a unique programme that equips volunteers to write good quality literary reviews on a range of topics around social innovation and modern day social issues. Volunteers receive training on how to review all different mediums of research.

Foot Carers
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Foot Carers assist clients to manage their personal foot care.
Poor foot care can lead to various health complications and can easily be avoided. We assist all sorts of people from the local community – including older people, people with disabilities and even those who are able-bodied.

Helpline Volunteer

Volunteers respond to phone calls, emails and webchats from anyone in Scotland caring for or concerned about a child. Full training is provided. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and use basic counselling skills and gain experience in supporting families in Scotland.

Day Care Volunteer

The Day Care Service provides an opportunity for people with dementia to meet and take part in activities with others in a safe and welcoming atmosphere. Our helpers are central to the service because they provide friendship and company to the service users and assistance to the staff.