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/

Visit Scotland’s biggest Volunteer Recruitment Fair!

(Adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council. See also this post.)

Recruitment Fair Poster 2014

Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups are searching for volunteers, people like you! After more than a decade, the Annual Volunteer Recruitment Fair is firmly positioned as the capital city’s volunteering event of the year. It will showcase volunteering opportunities from across the city, putting potential volunteers in touch with hundreds of organisations.

If you’re considering volunteering, this is a fantastic opportunity to meet face to face with around fifty organisations currently looking for volunteers plus access hundreds of other volunteering opportunities, all under one roof.

Last year our volunteer recruitment fair helped around 1,000 people in their search for volunteering opportunities to make connections with the organisations that needed them. Make sure you’re one of them this year.

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

For more information visit www.volunteeredinburgh.org.uk or call Lara Celini on 0131 225 0630

 

The Fair will also feature:

  • over 50 organisations looking for volunteers that you can speak to directly
  • volunteering and employment specialists
  • a friendly café to relax and refresh in
  • access to hundreds of volunteering opportunities across the city
  • free employability workshops