Leith Communities Centre – Trustee Vacancies

(adapted from an email from Leith Community Education Centre)

Can you spare a few hours each month of your time, knowledge, skills & enthusiasm to help us?

Would you like to learn new skills?

Leith Community Centre is managed by Leith Community Centre Association SCIO, which is a charitable body of volunteers, in partnership with Edinburgh Council.

We currently have vacancies for four new Trustees to join us. The role of a Trustee is to run the charity and assist in the running of the Community Centre.

No experience is needed as training & support will be provided.

Need some support to volunteer such as child care, travel assistance etc? We can work with you to help you fully participate.

Interested? Visit the Community Centre office, call us on 0131 554 4750 or email us on info@leithcommunitycentre.org.uk.

Royal Voluntary Service is looking for new volunteers

(adapted from an email from RVS)

The Royal Voluntary Service is one of the largest providers of volunteers in Great Britain, all doing fantastic volunteering work. It aims to inspire, encourage and empower people to volunteer and share their skills and talents in order to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people. Activities will be supported by funds raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for a new Book Group in the Leith area.  The role will involve helping with the basic organisation of the group and recruiting and welcoming new members.  Full training will be provided.

Come and join us in making a big difference to the lives of isolated older people in your local community!

To find out more, email denise.young@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk or call 07787 272860

LHNCC February 2018 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 7.00pm

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Volunteer Recruitment Fair – 21st September 2016

(adapted from a post on Tower Wharf Residents’ Association‘s website)

Scotland’s leading Volunteer Recruitment Fair is on Wednesday, 21st September 2016!

Volunteer Edinburgh and over 50 voluntary organisations will join together on Wednesday, 21st September 2016 between 11.00am and 7.00pm at St Paul’s and St George’s Church on York Place to host Scotland’s leading Volunteer Recruitment Fair. Continue reading

Edinburgh’s Annual Volunteer Recruitment Fair

(copied from a post on Tower Wharf Residents’ association website)You are all invited to Edinburgh’s Annual Volunteer Recruitment Fair onWednesday 7th October 2015 at St Paul’s and St George’s Church Hall, on York Place between 11am and 7pm.

This is a fantastic opportunity to meet some of Edinburgh’s Volunteer involving Organisations, and for your staff, clients, and Edinburgh’s people to learn more about volunteering opportunities across the City.

Please help us to promote the Volunteer Recruitment Fair by sharing details of it in your newsletters, website and social networks, or by displaying a poster.

If you are on Twitter please use the hashtag:  #edvolfair15

Last year the fair helped around 1,000 people in their search for volunteering opportunities to make connections with the organisations that needed them.

There are many benefits to volunteering: it’s a great way to use and develop skills, try something new, make new friends, boost your confidence and general wellbeing, gain valuable experience, and of course, make a real difference!

The Fair will also feature volunteering and employment specialists, Volunteer advisors, a friendly café run by Bespoke Organic Events and of course access to hundreds of volunteering opportunities across the city.

For more information visit: http://www.volunteeredinburgh.org.uk/volunteer/Blog_Article_Depository/Recruitment_Fair_2015

If you are on Facebook, please invite your colleagues to attend our event by sharing this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/935568993153684/