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The Risk Factory

Could you make a difference to the lives of children and other vulnerable groups across Edinburgh and the Lothians? We are looking for keen, reliable individuals with good communication skills to commit to two sessions per month to help local children and others learn key safety skills.

The Risk Factory is an exciting purpose build centre in the Slateford area of Edinburgh,set up like a film set of everyday situations where visitors can experience risk in a safe environment. Our volunteer Safety Guides escort groups around the lifelike hazard scenarios, encouraging them to identify risk/dangers and delivering potentially lifesaving safety messages.  

Contact Details:

Phone: 0131 455 8930.

Address: The Risk Factory, 20 New Mart Road, Edinburgh. EH14 1RL. 

Times: Session Times: Monday - Friday morning sessions 9.00am - 12.15pm. Monday - Thursday afternoon sessions 12.00 - 3.15 pm; and occasional evenings 6.00 - 8.15 pm. Travelling expenses whilst volunteering will be reimbursed.

Disabled facilities: Fully accessible. 

Further info: If you would like to find out more and have a few hours spare either day-time or evenings, please contact Caroline Wilson on 0131 455 8930. 


Website:  The Risk Factory