VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Art Assistants Required

Art Group assistants – can you help?

Fridays 11am-1pm, 2-4pm
Free lunch 1pm -2pm, if required  

These Friday Arts groups are really popular with our Members, an opportunity to create, learn new skills and have some fun.

Key Qualities or Skills Required

  • Must be reliable and dependable
  • Have compassion for others
  • Patience, empathy, and a willingness to help
  • An interest in several types of Art using pens, charcoal, fabric, and clay (among others)
  • Encourage our inner artists to express themselves.

Hours & days requiredVolunteer Art Assistant Fridays 11am – 1pm & 2-4pm

TrainingA tutor leads the group and will provide support.

Key Qualities or Skills requiredThe most important skills for a Art Group volunteers are patience, empathy, a willingness to help and learn. You you can also help support with making coffee, setting up and chatting with members.

Free Lunch if Required

Volunteer with us

We would not be able to provide our support and services to Edinburgh’s most vulnerable, without our fantastic volunteers. Volunteers make a positive contribution to our Members’ lives and ensure the continued success of our community.

From two hours a month, the volunteer commitment varies depending on the role. All our volunteers receive ongoing support and have access to free training throughout the year. See our Volunteer Stories and latest Volunteer Opportunities. For more information or to discuss this opportunity, please contact [email protected]

The National Lottery Community Fund - The Grassmarket Community Project


The Grassmarket Community Project relies on the time and commitment of our volunteers. The Volunteer Programme is possible thanks to the generosity of our customers, funders and donors. Our main funder for this area of our work is The Big Lottery Changing Lives programme and we thank them for their essential continued support.