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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47072
Drop In, Outreach Support, Admin, Driving with Energi.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
We are keen to support people who have or have had mental health problems into volunteering • We have a range of opportunities that encourage self-growth and development, help increase confidence and self-esteem and can help people move into paid employment, education or other life changes •
no upper age limit has been specified
1 month induction, monthly support sessions, monthly team meetings, participation in 2 x 6 week training courses covering boundaries, confidentiality, mental health awareness, de-escalation techniques, stigma and discrimination.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public transport or 35p per mile.
Paid daily/weekly/monthly depending upon volunteer.
A willingness to learn, an interest in mental health, a committment to valuing people and working in a way that promotes empowerment, involvement and dignity.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
Travel expenses provided.
Car not essential
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.