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Charity Shop Volunteers

Help in a CHSS high street store: on the sales floor, in the stock room, as a store driver or assistant stock collector, as a merchandise volunteer, as a books and music merchandise volunteer, as an administrative volunteer or as a volunteer recruiter. All of our stores are supported by volunteers, under the supervision of a store manager and assistant manager, and we couldn’t begin to raise the £1 million + each year from our stores without volunteer help.

PR and Events Volunteer

Help tell the world about the great work that Blackwood are doing. Help organise a series of events and support their PR. Over the 3 months build your experience and knowledge of how various social media platforms can be used in a business and charity context.

Bikes for Refugees Assistant

In this role, volunteers will be asked to fix up bikes with us. This role is very flexible, and ideal for those who don’t want to commit too much or can’t attend our workshop on a regular basis. Usually, you will be working on a bike on your own, with the help of the workshop facilitator.

Friends of Nightline Volunteer

I want to get involved—but I’m not sure I want to answer calls… Can I still get involved? If you are interested in Nightline and want to help out, but don’t necessarily want to answer calls, then Friends of Nightline is perfect for you! Friends of Nightline is our sister organisation, a public face to Edinburgh Nightline. Friends of Nightline meet weekly to plan ways to fundraise and raise awareness of Edinburgh Nightline.

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!

Information Station Assistant
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The Shelter Scotland Edinburgh Hub is developing an interactive “Information Station” to give access to online facilities for our clients. More and more, people are expected to access certain services online and need to complete online application processes to move their situation forward.

Youth Work Assistant

Your main role would be assisting in planning and facilitating group work activities which support and empower LGBT young people to improve their confidence and self esteem, and increase skills and knowledge. You would also be providing support and referral options to LGBT young people who need additional support or specialised services. At all times you'd be expected to adherence to all organisational policies; including child protection, confidentiality and guidelines.

Are you interested in volunteering with Cancer Research UK?

There is a wide variety of volunteering available at Cancer Research UK, from events support, to fundraising, to marketing and promotions, to being part of our team of Cancer Research shop volunteers, we'll be sure to find something that suits your interests. Once you apply we'll be in touch to see what opportunities you'd like to be part of!

Young Demonstrators

Young people at the National Museum of Scotland For young people by young people The museum’s youth team, the Young Demonstrators, are aged 14-22 and come from a variety of backgrounds. The one thing they have in common is that they love the museum and want to help other young people discover the amazing things it has to offer.

Girlguiding Edinburgh - Unit Leaders and Assistant Leaders

Every Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior Section unit has at least one Leader, who has completed the Girlguiding Leadership Qualification. Leaders have overall responsibility for the unit, often supported by a team of other volunteers. Leaders and Assistant Leaders work with the girls to plan activities and to ensure that finances and Go! are kept up to date.

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Manish Khatri
VP Reps and Volunteers
VP Reps and Volunteers

Manish is ENSA’s Vice President Reps & Volunteers. If you need any information or advice about anything relating to volunteering, please contact us and we can tell you all you need to know.

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