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Work for ENSA in session 2020/21

Fancy walking straight into a job when you finish up in the summer? You could work full-time for ENSA as Student President, VP for Sports & Societies or VP for Reps and Volunteers (1 year term). Give it some thought over the winter break!

 
Winter Break

ENSA will close for the winter break at 12:30pm on Friday 20 December. We will be closed for 2 weeks and re-open for business as usual on Monday 6 January. None of our services will be available during this period.

 
Five-a-Side Stressbuster

Unwind from all the exam stress with a kickabout at Boroughmuir High School! We're hosting mini 5-a-side tournaments on Thursday 12th and 19th December.

 
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

 
Welcome Back Week

Kick off the new term in style, with a whole host of FREE events at The Union Bar! With Karaoke, Quizzes, FIFA, our Sports & Societies Fair and more... there is something for everyone! Just because the holidays are over, doesn't mean the fun has to stop!

 
Vacancy: Student Trustee

ENSA needs a current and continuing Edinburgh Napier student to volunteer to be on its Trustee Board. Trustees are responsible for the overall strategic direction of ENSA as an organisation, and for its delivery on its core aims and values. Training will be provided.

 
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.

 
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!

 
Don't let stress be a pest!

Edinburgh Napier students have their exams just before the winter break, from 9th-21st December. It can be a really stressful time of the year so it's important to take care of yourself and not become overwhelmed by the pressure...

 
Are you 'Fit to Sit' your exams/assessments?

Have you had any health or personal problems affecting your studies? Make sure you know the Extenuating Circumstances regulations - it may be possible to apply for an extension or defer your exam or essay to the next resit date.

 
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!

 
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.