Active Lifestyles Volunteers for Veterans at Erskine Edinburgh Care Home Gilmerton

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Are you a fitness enthusiast with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of others? . Erskine Edinburgh Care Home in Gilmerton, is seeking dedicated individuals with a background in personal training or similar to join our team as Active Lifestyles Volunteer

Erskine has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional care for veterans, and you can be part of this meaningful journey. By becoming an Active Lifestyle Volunteer, you will play a vital role in enhancing the well-being and quality of life for our residents.

At Erskine, we believe in promoting holistic well-being for our veterans. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to bring their expertise in the exercise field to enhance the physical health and vitality of our residents.

Make a meaningful difference by promoting health and well-being for veterans.
Utilise your skills and support staff to create engaging and tailored exercise classes or gym sessions for residents
Contribute to a positive and supportive community environment.

As an Active Lifestyle Volunteer, you will have the opportunity to assist with exercises, gym sessions and even cycling. Your expertise will play a crucial role in improving the overall fitness and mobility of our residents.

Organisation aims and objectives

Erskine provides unrivalled support to Veterans in Scotland, through three care homes and a Veterans Village, comprising of 44 cottages, an Activities Centre, five Assisted Living Apartments and 24 Transitional Supported Apartments. Erskine’s strength lies in the very special blend of dedicated care, compassion and understanding we offer to residents and their families. Erskine care for nearly 1,000 residents each year; our care homes provide Veterans with the companionship of like-minded people. Erskine not only care for their Veterans – we care about them.










Frequency and commitment details

Weekly 45 mins to 2 hours


Travel details: Volunteers travel independently to Erskine Edinburgh [ out of pocket travel expenses are available]
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Bus and train fares and mileage costs up to £15 daily maximum
Training details: Induction to Erskine and department Assisting residents with Mobility Supporting Residents at Mealtimes