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.

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Community Alliance Trust (CAT)

The Community Alliance Trust is a community-led organisation which exist to benefit the community of the Greater Craigmillar area of Edinburgh fallowing the principles of sustainable development. It does this by: Developing community assets and new social enterprise initiatives in the local community, Taking their lead from the community in planning and implementing their projects.


Current opportunities

Working in a professional kitchen or in the community café and get the chance to learn about the catering industry. The kind of volunteering opportunities that are available at The White House would be from food preparation, general kitchen work, front of house serving, clearing tables.

Volunteer who is experienced in growing fruit and veg to help develop the community kitchen garden. Potential for expansion. Training and food provided. For more information they would need to get in touch with the manager. Tasks include growing food, fruit and veg on raised beds, working with other volunteers, overseeing food growing and laising with chef and manager of the centre.