Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are a key part of Changes and we would not be able to do all the things we do without them.

Why volunteer?

People tell us they like to volunteer because:

We can provide a reference for any future volunteer work or job applications, if required.

What kind of volunteer roles are available?

Due to the breadth of services we provide within the local community, we can offer a variety of volunteering opportunities at Changes. We aim to find you a mutually beneficial and rewarding role that suits your skills, experience and interests.

Our opportunities range from working with individuals in the community through befriending or buddy walking, to supporting our groups, courses and activities – both indoors and out.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently looking for people to fill the following volunteer roles. Please register your interest below.

Volunteer Befrienders

We are currently seeking volunteer befrienders to provide long-term, one-to-one support to individuals in East Lothian who may be experiencing loneliness, isolation, or challenges with their mental health. In this rewarding role you will help people improve their social confidence and re-engage with their hobbies and interests.

What do you need to volunteer?

Enthusiasm and a willingness to engage in a volunteer induction and training, where you will learn about important aspects of the role including confidentiality and reliability.

What you can expect from us

How to become a volunteer

Complete our interest form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively, call us on 0131 653 3977 or email info@changeseastlothian.org to find out more.

Contact us 0131 653 3977 or info@changeschp.org.uk