Current Volunteer Openings

P&J Volunteer Opportunities

FEATURED Volunteer Opportunity


Do you want to contribute to the making of the Peace Cranes exhibition? Choose from three volunteering opportunities.

  • Help us thread some of the throusands of origami cranes which will transform the entire space of St. John’s Church into a bird sanctuary to peace and hope. All you need is a few hours or days in June and July 2021. To sign up email us at origamicranes[at] and we will be in touch with all the further details about our artist- and curators-led Peace Cranes workshop onsite, as well as opportunities to help from home. The onsite workshops adhere to all Public Health Government Guidance. 
  • Join our team of volunteer exhibition guides during the Peace Cranes exhibition, if threading origami cranes is not your forte. All you need is a few hours or days from 7 August until 28 August 2021 as part of Just Festival – Edinburgh’s social justice and human rights festival, which has been an important part of the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival for over twenty years. Please email us to sign up and we will be in touch with further details during July 2021.
  • Enable us to get closer to our exhibition funding target. We are aiming to extend the Peace Cranes exhibition until November 2021 leading up to the UN COP26 Climate Change Conference to be held in Glasgow. Please, consider donating here. Just insert “Peace Cranes” in the Comment Box. We are grateful for the support of all our current exhibition funding partners, including Creative Scotland and the William Syson Foundation. 


GENERAL P&J Volunteer Opportunities

Basic computer literacy is important for most jobs, though not all. A wide variety of skills are needed in carrying out our work. Maybe you can offer something creative like cartooning, singing, designing exhibitions, or writing poetry for our newsletter.  Current opportunities are listed below.

To apply to volunteer using a simple online form click here

If you prefer you can Download a Word document Volunteer Application Form Here. When you have completed the form return it to coordinator@peaceand

Blogging or Writing for Peace & Justice News

Formatting and Editing P&J News

SOCIAL MEDIA: Implementing a social media strategy to promote the Centre,  serve our projects and drive traffic toward membership and fundraising. Producing social media posts, including memes and videos to promote our message and events.

Peace, Justice and Environment Advocacy Team members: Be part of a team of volunteers advocating for changes to policies related to our aims – including disarmament, access to justice for refugees and asylum seekers and addressing the climate and ecological crises.

Photographer: Taking photos of our events for use on our promotional materials, in Peace & Justice News and on social media.

Videographer: Create videos of our events and campaign videos for use on our promotional materials, in Peace & Justice News and on social media.

Graphics Artist: To create graphic illustrations for Peace & Justice News and for posters for events and campaigns publicity as needed.

Assisting at Events and Stalls: This is an occasional role, providing information about our programmes and campaigns at stalls at events in the community.

Website maintainence 


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