Charity registered in Scotland
We enable a life off the street for people facing extremely difficult circumstances. We provide expert and compassionate support and advice and we work with people so they can resolve their homelessness as quickly as possible. People can receive services from our Holyrood Hub but we also go to them, either on the street or in their own accommodation.
Outreach volunteers will work with a full time member of staff to deliver street based and detached outreach within partner agencies. Volunteers will gain experience on the frontline for those begging, sleeping rough or living a street based lifestyle, supporting them to take the first step in the journey from the street to a settled home. This role involves making contact and building relationships with people around Edinburgh who may be sleeping rough, begging or living on the street.
We would like to run informal, low key workshops such as art, creative writing, walking, meditation and more. We’d also like to provide essential well-being services such as hairdressing/barbering, chair massage and manicures. If you think you have a skill, expertise or an interest that our service users could benefit from, please get in touch at email@example.com to find out about our next Volunteer Information Session.
The Donations Coordinator will be involved with picking up, sorting and organising donations for easy access and distribution to service users. They will provide support to staff in seeking donations required for service users.
Tasks may include:
Assisting with amenities such as accessing showers, laundry, phone, post and locker facilities
Helping to sort donations
Managing the clothing store
Serving teas, coffee and breakfast
Giving out basic sign-posting information (free food, directions,etc)
Helping with workshops
Welcoming new service users and showing them round the Hub
Checking the bathrooms
Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about our Volunteer Information Evening.