Icing on a rich and satisfying cake Linda Wright manages the staff and volunteers at a busy day centre for older clients. In terms of providing the service she sees … Read more
Helping the aged and being around them selflessly doesn’t come naturally to all. Lee Whitelaw is one to look up to as an exception. Volunteering with Portobello Older People’s Project, … Read more
Volunteer Edinburgh works with over 300 referral organisations that regularly encourage their clients to consider volunteering to improve their health and wellbeing. To quote one “it has encouraged me to … Read more
A couple of very short films featuring two volunteers who are both graduates of WAVE. Older now and happy to share their experiences – fantastic stories to tell; really inspiring.
Edinburgh scientist Laura McQuatt (correct) has been a volunteer driver and group coordinator with Contact the Elderly for almost 6 years. Keen to put something back into the community, a … Read more
Our colleagues at the local Shaw Trust Project, Wellbeing Works shared this story with us recently. Meet Anna who describes her volunteering as a healing activity. To quote: “You are here and now, you just focus on the things that are here.