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Volunteer Training Course, Home Link Family Support.  Feb/March 2015

Volunteer Training Course, Home Link Family Support. Feb/March 2015

16 Jan 2015

Are you looking for really rewarding volunteering in 2015?

We need kind hearted non-judgemental volunteers to visit families with young children. Each volunteer gives a family emotional and practical support for just 2 hours once a week.  

Many families in Midlothian are lonely and isolated and desperate for someone just to listen to them and brighten up their week.  With a little praise and encouragement you could help a family become more resilient and create a positive future for their children

Volunteers don’t need any experience, they just need to be over 18, friendly and cheerful.

A recent volunteer says:

"It feels good to know that by giving up just a couple of hours of my time each week, I can provide real support to my volunteer family. 

Not only that, but I get a great deal of satisfaction from my volunteering and really look forward to each visit!"

We provide full training, expenses plus regular contact and support from a professional worker.

We have various trainings during the year, the next is on Saturdays, 

Feb 21, Feb 28 & March 7.  10am-4.30pm in our office in Edinburgh (near Cameron Toll)

Have a look at our website  www.homelinkfamilysupport.org   Call me for a chat if you’d like to find out more:  Jane Ellis  0131 661 0890

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR

06 Jan 2015
Our office opened on Monday 5th January 2015 and we wish all our colleagues and volunteers’ a happy and prosperous 2015.
We have a varied range of exciting volunteering opportunities registered with us.  
A few of the most recent options, including volunteering with the School Mock Court Case Project or the Oxfam shop in Penicuik urgently need volunteers. There are hundreds of local projects who involve volunteers and would appreciate and value some help.
To view the full range of opportunities visit www.volunteermidlothian.org.uk or call 0131 660 1216

Season’s Greetings from all at Volunteer Midlothian

19 Dec 2014

Season’s Greetings from all at Volunteer Midlothian. Our office will close on Friday 19 December and re-open on Monday 5 January. 

We look forward to working with you in 2015.

URGENT APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEERS BY AGE SCOTLAND

12 Dec 2014

Age Scotland urgently need volunteers to cover a variety of hours in their Dalkeith Shop. Volunteers can be involved in processing and merchandising stock, serving the public, cash handling and giving general assistance.  The opportunity gives volunteers valuable experience for future employment by providing worthwhile and interesting work.  Training and out of pocket expenses provided.

To find out more pop into the shop at 13 High Street, Dalkeith or call 0131 663 7947

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