****Erskine Edinburgh Volunteering Opportunities ****
Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for Veterans [Erskine Care Home, Gilmerton, Edinburgh]
Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of those who have served our country? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for our esteemed veterans.
As a Volunteer Mealtime Helper, you'll play a crucial role in creating a warm and supportive dining experience for our residents. Your responsibilities will include:
By joining our team as a Mealtime Helper, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of veterans who have dedicated themselves to our country. Your time and commitment will contribute to creating a supportive and caring community within Erskine Care Home.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours a wee
Volunteer Befrienders for Veterans [Erskine Care Home, Gilmerton, Edinburgh]
Are you passionate about supporting veterans and making a positive impact in your community? We are looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Volunteer Befrienders.
Erskine has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional care for veterans, and you can be part of this meaningful journey. By becoming a Volunteer Befriender, you will play a vital role in enhancing the well-being and quality of life for our residents.
Why Volunteer as a Befriender:
Your Role as a Volunteer Befriender:
As a Volunteer Befriender, you will engage in 1:2:1 interactions with residents, offering companionship and support. This could involve friendly conversations, strolls in the garden, or activities like crosswords. Your time and commitment will create moments of joy and connection for those who have served our nation.
What We're Looking For:
If you're ready to make a difference and be part of something truly special, we would love to hear from you!
Let's come together to bring smiles and warmth to the heroes who have served our country. Join us at Erskine!
Active Lifestyle Volunteers Wanted [Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh]
Are you a fitness enthusiast with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of others? Erskine Edinburgh Care Home in Gilmerton, is seeking dedicated individuals with a background in personal training or similar to join our team as Active Lifestyles Volunteer
Erskine has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional care for veterans, and you can be part of this meaningful journey. By becoming an Active Lifestyle Volunteer, you will play a vital role in enhancing the well-being and quality of life for our residents.
At Erskine, we believe in promoting holistic well-being for our veterans. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to bring their expertise in the exercise field to enhance the physical health and vitality of our residents.
As an Active Lifestyle Volunteer, you will have the opportunity to assist with exercises, gym sessions and even cycling. Your expertise will play a crucial role in improving the overall fitness and mobility of our residents.
Dementia Cafe Companions Sought [Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh]
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is looking for compassionate individuals with an interest in dementia to join our team as Volunteer Companions for our Dementia Café.
Erskine is committed to providing specialised care, and we are seeking volunteers to support our Dementia Café, creating a warm and supportive environment for both residents and their families.
Why Volunteer for the Dementia Café:
Your Role as a Volunteer Companion:
As a Volunteer Companion for the Dementia Café, you will be a source of comfort and companionship for residents and their families. Your presence and support on Saturdays, once a month or every two months, will contribute to the well-being and joy of those living with dementia.
Activities & Social Events Volunteers for Veterans [Erskine Edinburgh Care Home Gilmerton]
Do you thrive in creating unforgettable experiences and creating memorable moments for people? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is searching for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Volunteer Activities & Events Volunteers.
Erskine is more than a care home; it is a community. We are seeking volunteers to assist, in the organisation of social events, with outings, and group activities to bring joy and excitement to the lives of our veterans.
Why Volunteer in this role?
As an Activities & Events volunteer, you will be the magic behind our events, outings, and group activities. You will assist to ensure that our veterans have engaging and enjoyable experiences.
**** Fundraisers ongoing all areas ****
We need you to assist with our fundraising efforts. Erskine is a self-funding charity and we need your support to raise in the region of £12million per annum to reach our ongoing mission and vision for veterans and their spouses.
**** Activities support ongoing [Erskine Home Bishopton]****
We are continually seeking volunteers to support our residents to participate in a broad range of social and meaningful activities
**** Befrienders ongoing [Erskine Home Bishopton]****
We are continually seeking volunteer visitors and befrienders to provide conversation and companionship for our residents
****The Erskine Motor Bike Meet 2024 tbc****
Erskine need your help to support our annual Erskine Motorbike Meet and help raise vital funds for our Veterans. We are looking for volunteers to help with setting up, selling raffle tickets, collecting donations and running the Erskine Stands!
Could you volunteer for 2 hours (or more!) between 11.30pm and 5pm on a Sunday in May 2024?
Friday 24th—Monday 27th May 2024.
****The Ideal Home Show Scotland 2024****
Erskine are delighted, to once again be Official Charity Partner of the Ideal Home Show Scotland. We need your help to support this event and help raise vital funds for our veterans. We are looking for volunteers to help with bucket collections and running the Erskine stand during the four days of the Show.
The ideal opportunity to attend the event FREE, whilst supporting Scotland’s leading Veterans charity. Would you be able to help us for 2 hours between 10.00am & 5.00pm? (You are welcome to do more than one shift if you wish!) In return for you giving up your time you will receive free access to the Show!
This is normally stuffing envelopes or filing papers
These could include events such as
Vintage Car Show
Bag packing and other street collections
Erskine Edinburgh Nursing Home opened in 2002 and is situated in Gilmerton in the heart of the local community. The purpose built care home provides nursing and dementia care, both long term and respite, for 40 residents on a 24 hour basis.
A wide range of services is available to all residents. We actively encourage them to participate in events that are appropriate for their ability but individuals are always free to make their own choice.
“My dad loves it here. He is well looked after and we, as a family, have no concerns at all.”
Care Inspectorate Report October 2015
Residents at Erskine Edinburgh Home enjoy:
Extensive grounds landscaped gardens
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Erskine Home in Bishopton opened in 2000, and is situated in picturesque grounds by the Erskine Bridge. This purpose built home, provides nursing and dementia care, both long term and respite, for 180 residents on a 24 hour basis.
The wide range of services provided are complemented by the popular Royal Scots Shop, Harry’s Cafe and nearby Garden Centre and Coffee shop.
“My door is always knocked before entering. I have no complaints, I’m well looked after and my social life has improved since I moved here”
Care Inspectorate Report October 2013
Residents at Erskine Home in Bishopton enjoy unrivalled:
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A Scotland where Veterans and their families thrive.
To offer Veterans their best possible future - through the best possible care & community support
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