Volunteer Centre East Lothian

Charity registered in Scotland SC029045

We provide support, learning and development opportunities for people and organisations. We provide guidance, support and training to Third Sector organisations and community groups. We enable people to engage with their local community, develop and learn new skills through volunteering. We also facilitate Third Sector representation at a local level through our delegate system. Elected from with the Sector, delegates voice challenges and opinions on emerging issues, get involved in local decision making and champion the work of the Sector.

Current opportunities

OUR YOUTH BEFRIENDING SERVICE IS DELIVERED THROUGHOUT EAST LOTHIAN TO YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 16 YEARS. We aim to have lots of fun and choice in activities while fostering a culture of healthy self-respect, positivity, increased self-confidence, and motivation. We hope to bring positivity and nurture to young people that are experiencing very difficult and challenging lifestyles.

The Fa'side Community Pantry in Tranent is an initiative set up to tackle food poverty. We are looking for Volunteers to help with the running of the pantry and to serve the members of the community. You will be assisting by helping keep the pantry area clean and tiny. Organising and checking stock to ensure it is in date and suitable to hand out. Aswell as helping with food donations and deliveries. Overall, you will be getting to help and interact with the community.