Activities & Social Events Volunteers for Veterans at Erskine Edinburgh Care Home Gilmerton

  • VO98887


Do you thrive in organising unforgettable experiences and love to be part of creating memorable moments? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is searching for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Volunteer Activities & Events Volunteers.
Erskine is more than a care home; it's a community. We are seeking volunteers to assist, in the organisation of events ,with outings, and group activities to bring joy and excitement to the lives of our veterans.

Why Volunteer in this role?

Play a crucial role in creating memorable experiences for veterans.

Contribute your organisational skills to make a positive impact.
Join a community that values your creativity and enthusiasm.
As an Activities & Events volunteer, you will be the magic behind our big events, outings, and group activities. You will assist to ensure that our veterans have engaging and enjoyable experiences.

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