Opportunity Details

Care and Repair Edinburgh

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We are a small charity offering advice and assistance to people over 60 or disabled. Our services aim to help people to remain in their own homes in comfort and independently through carrying out small DIY/IT quick fixes by volunteers. View Volunteering Opportunities from this Charity Partner

Handyperson Service

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Volunteers will carry out household tasks free of charge to people over the age of 60 or who have a disability. Our volunteers offer a Handyperson Service providing a range of skills from, changing light bulbs and smoke alarm batteries, fitting door chains, viewers and door locks, putting up shelves and fixing cupboard doors, hanging pictures, fixing curtain rails, changing curtains and giving advice on home safety and security.

Hours per week


Training information

Volunteers will be trained and supported by the Care and Repair team as needed.



Benefits to self

By caring out what might seem like simple tasks you will be making a huge difference to someone who is no longer able to do these themselves, you will get to meet some new and interesting people and recongnise and develop existing skills.

Benefits to other

Older people often can feel isolated and increasingly frustrated by not being able to carry out tasks around their home, not only will you be able to help with practical tasks but also provide some social interaction over a cup of tea.

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Ashley McLean
VP Reps and Volunteers
VP Reps and Volunteers

Ashley is ENSA’s Vice President Reps & Volunteers. If you need any information or advice about anything relating to being a rep, campaigns or volunteering, contact Ashley and she will tell you all you need to know.

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