We greatly rely on volunteers in supporting our work here at YMCA Edinburgh. Last year we had 132 volunteers that have helped us in various roles who together have committed over 9,863 hours. From the Board of Management to Mentors - Volunteers are the backbone of our organisation. We are committed to ensuring your time at our organisation is as helpful to you as it is to us and try to support our volunteers throughout their time with us.
YMCA Edinburgh welcomes volunteers to support our work and you can find information below about the current volunteering roles available with full role descriptions. Please note that if the post you are applying for has regular contact with young people, then the post will be subject to a PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check.
Plusone Mentoring pairs a Volunteer Mentor with a young person aged 8-14 who are at risk of offending. You would receive full training before you start and would mentor for 1 year with continual progress check ins.
To apply, please fill out the Application form and send it to Mike - email@example.com
Deadline for Applications: Ongoing recruitment
intandem Mentoring pairs a Volunteer Mentor with a young person aged 8-14 who is being looked after at home. You will receive full training before you start and will be expected to mentor for a minimum of 1 year with continual reviews.
To apply, please fill out the Application form and send it to Bruce - firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline of applications: Ongoing recruitment
We currently have opportunities in our outdoor playrangers and indoor After School Play session which run weekly on Friday afternoons and Tuesday afternoons respectively for a couple of hours.
We also have opportunities to get more involved in the school holidays with our playscheme running for 6 weeks of the year for 25 hours per week. We are looking for volunteers to help with preparing and serving children and families a hot meal during 6 weeks of the school holidays as part of our playscheme.