LINKnet Mentoring is currently looking for volunteers for their befriending programme. The focus of their work is amongst immigrants, refugees, and ethnic minorities in helping them transition to living in Scotland.
They’re seeking both befrienders and befriendees to help reduce isolation and loneliness within Edinburgh.
For befriendees it is an opportunity for them to practice/develop their English language skills, build a meaningful relationship, and focus on whatever is most important to them all while having some fun.
For befrienders it offers a chance to give back, and make a difference in someone’s life while also developing their own skills further.
Either way for two hours a week, it’s a great way to get more connected with people in Edinburgh, gain a bit of volunteer experience, and work on a meaningful project. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, they’d love to hear from you and are happy to answer any questions.