Grassmarket Community Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC041674

To provide opportunities to individuals who are homeless or at the risk of homelessness. This is acheived through the provision of a drop-in meal service and weekly skill based workshops.

Current opportunities

Volunteers will be helping in the production of making Items from our own Greyfriars tartan which will include. soft toys, purses, bags, kilts ect. All these items will then go on sale to generate additional funds which will provide learning opportunities to adults who have or are experiencing homelessness, abuse, addiction, poor mental/physical health, loneliness, and social isolation. Embracing an asset-based approach, we provide free meals and skill-based activities to empower participants to re-connect and boost their self-esteem and social capital.

We need people who are/can: Physically fit as you would be on your feet all day waiting tables. Can commit to at least on shift per week, 10/11am until 4:30pm Are confident in dealing with customers and are friendly and welcoming. Barista and or cash handling experience would be good, but not essential. Willing to work in all areas of the café- counter, floor, kitchen and KP area. You would be provided with tea, coffee and lunch while on shift and uniform.