We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.

Read more about volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic

Bield (East Lothian)

Charity registered in Scotland SC006878

To provide high quality housing and support for older people in need or at risk in Scotland.


Current opportunities

We are looking for a volunteer to provide befriending to a tenant. Ideally someone who is interested in providing companionship, a good listing ear and who can also take the tenant out and about locally. Volunteer ideally could give 2 hours of their time every week - that time can be flexible to suit them.

If you have an interest in bringing your IT knowledge to our tenants we would love to hear from you. You do not love to have excellent IT skills just a good, general understanding and a patient attitude is ideal.

If you have interest in Art we would love you to come and volunteer with us. We have loads of arts and crafts materials and tenants who are keen to take part and improve their art skills. Please get in touch.