Strive - Engage Befriending

To provide a volunteer befriending service for vulnerable young people ages 8-14.

Information for volunteers

Please volunteer with us! It will be a rewarding and challenging experience where you will be attend bespoke and targeted training. You will have a team with a wealth of experience to support you. Please be aware we will also require two references and carry out a PVG check.

There are lots of reasons to become a befriender
Supporting young people in your community
Gaining work and life experience
Support your studies
It is important that you are passionate and committed to helping support vulnerable young people. We offer 2 opportunities for volunteer befrienders; One-to-One Befriending & Group Befriending.

Applicants should be 18 or over.


Sally Harris
Strive - Engage Befriending
Engage Befriending
56 High Street
East Lothian
EH33 1HH