Our Volunteers

Ahana Zaman

I think that this volunteering work broadened my organisational skills as well as my ability to communicate with others effectively,...


I spotted the ELREC volunteering opportunities on the Volunteer Edinburgh website and was attracted by the opportunity

Alberto Alvarez

Precisely, when I was thinking about volunteering somewhere, I just saw in the street a board, in front of ELREC’s...


I volunteered with ELREC as part of my work experience week for school. When I first arrived I wasn’t too...


Namaste! I am Arati Chavan from Pune, India. I moved to Edinburgh 6 months back. (more…)


I have thoroughly enjoyed my 3 months working at ELREC on Communities (more…)


Hi, I am a middle aged lady who applied for volunteering at ELREC. 2 months ago as a need to improve my computer skills .. (more…)


I started volunteering for ELREC in June to support the organistion’s great cause of promoting equality and fighting discrimination. Since.. (more…)


I joined ELREC almost 6 months ago because I wanted to give something back to the community. Since then, I have been part of all sorts of missions: (more…)


My name is Hazel Makunku. I joined the communities for conservation volunteering team at ELREC in April 2016. (more…)

Josefine Lynggaard

My name is Josefine Lynggaard. I joined the Communities for Conservation project at ELREC in May 2018. My work here focuses on streamlining and analysing.. (more…)


I started volunteering for ELREC through a one week work shadowing programme from my University. This was a great opportunity and I was able to get to know all the different projects... (more…)


I have joined ELREC in the last few months as both a board member and as a volunteer. As a volunteer I have been involved in many of the projects and learnt a lot from the experience. (more…)


I have been admin volunteering at ELREC for over a year and I have just graduated from Edinburgh College with an HND in Business. (more…)


Being from a scientific background I decided to volunteer at ELREC to gain experience in writing project proposals. The best part I found at ELREC.. (more…)


I started volunteering in ELREC in May 2017 for the Support and Advice project. I joined ELREC because since I was in Law school I always showed a preference for Human Rights and I always knew I wanted to work for a charity. (more…)


I have volunteered at ELREC for just short of a year, initially helping to develop the new ‘Routes to Roots’ project. I helped develop ideas for the project as well as aide .. (more…)


Hi. My name is Mylène and I am doing a student placement at ELREC. I am currently involved in the Open Arms programme whose aim is to empower and better integrate minority .. (more…)