Volunteer Edinburgh's Volunteering Buddying Project
We'd like to make it easier for people with additional support needs who are currently unable to participate in volunteering, by recruiting volunteer buddies to support them into such roles.
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About this cause
Volunteer Edinburgh's purpose is the advancement of education, the futherance of health and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress by the promotion of voluntary service and the development of volunteering within the City of Edinburgh. It is also to build strong social connections, reduce inequalities and support vibrant communities through volunteers and volunteering activity.
How this cause brings people in the community together
Coronavirus put a stop to our clients volunteering, and with it came a massive impact on their health and wellbeing. We have huge concerns about the myriad of challenges they will face as they return to volunteering. Buddying is a simple, collaborative and practical solution to not only help more volunteers return, but to also provide financially stretched charities with much needed support.