Volunteer Support

At Changes East Lothian we make it our mission that everyone who walks through our doors is met with compassion, welcoming energy and a sense of community. This applies to our volunteers too!

Volunteer Training

We do our best to give all volunteers support and training throughout their time volunteering with us. This includes initial Induction Training, role specific training like Befriending Training and Walk Leader Training, and further optional training including:

Support and Supervision

All volunteers receive either group or 1-1 support and supervision to ensure they are held and heard while volunteering. This support and supervision allows for the safe space of talking through positive experiences, concerns or issues, and debriefing about your volunteering. You will have this with your project supervisor.

Further Support

We cover travel expenses involved in volunteering (45p per mile) and cover other partial costs where necessary.

Supporting volunteers extends to showing gratitude for the commitment and effort everyone puts into giving back to the community. We do this by having regular social events for volunteers, appreciation packs, and volunteer celebration days!

Take a look at some of the volunteer appreciation events we’ve held at Changes:

Contact us 0131 653 3977 or info@changeseastlothian.org