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LOOPS phone line service for older people

November 10, 2014 by

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In October, Volunteer Centre Edinburgh launched a new dedicated phone line for people aged 65 and over living in North West and South East Edinburgh giving easy access to information on a huge range of activities available to them.  loops nw poster Using a dedicated direct dial number 0131 603 8311, lines will be open […]

Film: Volunteering Changes Lives

October 14, 2014 by

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We are delighted to share “Volunteering Changes Lives” – a short film celebrating 30 years’ work by Volunteer Centre Edinbugrh’s (VCE’s) Health & Wellbeing Team.  http://www.volunteeredinburgh.org.uk/volunteer/Blog_Article_Depository/New_Film It is an inspiring and powerful account of how volunteering has assisted a number of people to overcome the barriers & discrimination which accompany mental illness and disability. All […]

New phone line for over-65s launches tomorrow

October 7, 2014 by

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INTRO with map Volunteer Centre Edinburgh is to launch a new dedicated phone line for people aged 65 and over living in North West and South East Edinburgh giving easy access to information on a huge range of activities available to them. The new service, which starts starts tomorrow (Wednesday 8 October), uses a dedicated […]

Volunteer Recruitment Fair’s this Wednesday

September 22, 2014 by

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The Volunteer Recruitment Fair takes place at St Paul’s and St Georges Church on York Place this Wednesday (24.09) from 11am – 7pm.  Entry is free, and we expect more than a thousand visitors to come along to find out more about the wide variety of volunteering opportunities available across Edinburgh with charities, social enterprises […]

Timebank Temptations live!

October 31, 2012 by

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You’ll recall that North Edinburgh Time Bank was launched at North Edinburgh Arts Centre recently. Volunteer Centre Edinburgh has just posted a short video of the event – click on the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPFJhSsozlE

Volunteer centre is on the move

December 6, 2011 by

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After 2 years of working from the Granton Youth Centre building on Granton Square, Volunteer Centre Edinburgh North (VCEN) moved premises at the end of September, to be based at the Community Renewal office.VCEN brings the services of the Volunteer Centre to North Edinburgh, giving people advice about volunteering opportunities both locally and across the […]