MEMBER NEWS: Volunteering Matters are Hiring!

4 April 2024

MEMBER NEWS: Volunteering Matters are Hiring!

We are delighted to share that our member Volunteering Matters are hiring! 

They are recruiting for a Volunteering Engagement Manager to join their team.

Read a little about Volunteering Matters and the role here:

An introduction to our organisation:

Volunteering Matters are a national volunteering and social change charity. We passionately believe that everyone in the UK should have the opportunity to thrive. We bring people together, through the power of volunteering, to resolve some of society’s most complex social issues.

An introduction to the role: 

In this role you will support the delivery and development of our established Family Supporters programme across the City of Edinburgh. Family Supporters is an effective mentoring programme which offers practical, emotional, and social support to parents and families across Edinburgh, empowering them to face a range of life challenges and issues. We recruit, train and match dedicated, local volunteers to help families every step of the way, spending 1-1 time together on a personalised set of goals chosen by the family, for the family. The programme supports parents and families in lots of ways such as improved living standards, budgeting skills, healthier eating, better school life and behaviour, help to access Education, Employment or Training, access to physical and mental health and wellbeing resources/aid, as well as introducing parents to community resources, to name a few. Further information on Family Supporters Edinburgh can be found online, and on our website.

Location: City of Edinburgh – office or home based, with regular work in Edinburgh communities

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