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Bikes for Refugees Assistant

Tue 24 Jan 2017

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.

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Design Assistant

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Helping to grow our community of swappers, skill-sharers and shoppers by:

Designing posters and leaflets for distribution around the city;
Designing merchandise such as t-shirts, badges etc for sale;
Sourcing ethical printers and producers;
Assisting with organisation of print runs, budgets and pricing.

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Food Sharing Events Coordinator

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Food Sharing Edinburgh is an exciting new volunteer-led food waste reduction project. We collect food that would otherwise be binned, and distribute it to those who can use it!

The events coordinator is responsible for overseeing event(s) of their choice, with help from the Project Facilitator: from venue booking (where applicable) to sourcing food from our network and organising the volunteer schedule for the day.

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Sustainable Finance and Fundraiser

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Work as part of a team of volunteers to apply for grant funding and to identify sustainable income streams for the Shrub Co-operative. You will work alongside experienced staff to figure out budget requirements and current revenue streams and help develop the Shrubs financial strategy for development.

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Social Media Assistant

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Helping to grow our community of swappers, skill-sharers and shoppers by:

promoting events and workshops on social media and the website;
sourcing and sharing blogs on the website;
building links with like minded people and organisations online;
creating social media graphics;
taking photos.

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Membership Assistant

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Helping to grow our community of swappers, skill-sharers and shoppers by:

Assisting with the development of a renewed membership offers;
Undertaking research into existing and potential membership needs;
Helping streamline membership processes.

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Collection Can Coordinator

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Initially, finding shops, leisure centres and other businesses in your area who would be willing to take a collection can. Then managing these cans by collecting them when full and replacing them and sending the collection cans back to the Changing Faces

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Volunteer - 'Food for Thought' oral history project

Wed 11 Jan 2017

We are looking for volunteers to work with MECOPP and participants on a brand new oral history project called ‘Food for Thought’ that will work with South Asian, Chinese, Nepalese, African/African Caribbean and White Scottish communities. Some volunteers are needed to speak the community languages too.

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Fundraising and Events Volunteer

Fri 06 Jan 2017

Fundraising plays a vital role in our success. This is an opportunity to assist us in the planning and delivery of our ongoing program of events and activities which generates financial income but is crucial in raising awareness of the work we do and the animals we care for.

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Keyboardist or Pianist

Fri 06 Jan 2017

Come and join us for regular celebrations where you'll play contemporary Christian songs, and work with a worship team during service. You should be willing and ready to learn and play new songs. We are hoping your skills will be a blessing to the congregation. You will develop team working skills, and there will be leadership training. You do not need to be a Christian to join our team.

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Golden Years Volunteer Befriender

Thu 05 Jan 2017

You will be matched with an older person aged 60+, who is experiencing loneliness or social isolation. You will help to make a positive contribution to that person’s quality of life and supporting them to re-engage with their local community.

During the match, the client will be supported to identify activities of their choice which involve getting out and about, making links with local groups, developing new friendships and taking up hobbies and interests.

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Section Assitant

Fri 09 Dec 2016

Section Assistants are adult volunteers who assist the Section Leaders and Assistant Section Leaders in delivering the programme to young people in Scouting. The role includes running games and activities as part of weekly section meetings and other section events. Assisting young people to achieve badges and awards, with residential experiences for the section, and with taking part in a varied, exciting and safe programme of activities.

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Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer

Wed 07 Dec 2016

This is a great role to further develop and implement promotion and recruitment for two challenge events and organise your own fundraising event to raise money for Health in Mind. You will co-ordinate events happening in February and March: a sponsored walk, and the Meadows Marathon.

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Events Assistant Volunteer

Wed 07 Dec 2016

Bright Light is Scotland’s leading relationship counselling charity supporting individuals, couples and families across Edinburgh and the Lothians. They have a great opportunity to help support the planning of the charity's 70th anniversary celebrations.

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PR and Events Volunteer

Wed 07 Dec 2016

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.

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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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