How I accidentally became a volunteer.
Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health I noticed how much volunteering was helping with my anxiety and stress, and there’s science to back it up. On Edgeis … Read more
Rosalind Sneddon – Je Ne Regrette Rien! For Rosalind Sneddon, volunteering has been an excellent opportunity to occupy her time, meet new people, learn skills and show that ageing can … Read more
Steven Thornton Steven Thornton first came to the Volunteer Centre Health & Wellbeing Team in 2009, having newly arrived in Edinburgh from Cupar and Dunkeld where he had attended college … Read more
“Marion Remade” For Marion West, a volunteer at Health in Mind’s Information Resource Centre and Rediscover Befriending Service, volunteering has been a “life-changing” experience. “I had been out of work … Read more
Steven Moir has been volunteering for 13 years with Books on Wheels, buddied by his support worker Ian Woodward from Inclusion Alliance. Steven and Ian work as a team to … Read more
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