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Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Activities & Social Events Volunteers for Veterans at Erskine Edinburgh Care Home Gilmerton

Do you thrive in organising unforgettable experiences and love to be part of creating memorable moments? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is searching for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Volunteer Activities & Events Volunteers.
Erskine is more than a care home; it's a community. We are seeking volunteers to assist, in the organisation of events ,with outings, and group activities to bring joy and excitement to the lives of our veterans.

Why Volunteer in this role?

Play a crucial role in creating memorable experiences for veterans.

Contribute your organisational skills to make a positive impact.
Join a community that values your creativity and enthusiasm.
As an Activities & Events volunteer, you will be the magic behind our big events, outings, and group activities. You will assist to ensure that our veterans have engaging and enjoyable experiences.

Travel details

Volunteers travel independently to Erskine Edinburgh [ out of pocket travel expenses are available]

Travel expenses

Bus and train fares and mileage costs up to £15 daily maximum

Training details

Induction to Erskine and department
Assisting residents with Mobility
Supporting Residents at Mealtimes


Minimum age: 18

Frequency & commitment
Weekly 45 mins to 2 hours

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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