supporting, developing and representing community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering


Volunteering Opportunity: VO47894

  • Former Teacher Volunteer
    with Teacher Support Scotland.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Teacher Support Scotland provide specialist support to teachers who are suffering because of personal or work-related issues
     •  They want every teacher and former teacher to know about their free telephone and online support services and every school to know about the free tools they can use to improve staff wellbeing
     •  Volunteers will participate in an exciting programme of activities to help raise awareness of these vital services and your Volunteer Co-ordinator will build an opportunity around your interest and skills
     •  It will be lots of fun and a chance to meet new people, learn a new skill or pass on an existing one
     • 
    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Half day induction for volunteers with Volunteer Coordinator introducing volunteers to the charity and its ethos and identifying individual's interest.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Any out of pocket expenses paid monthly including use of public transport to get to weekly meetings.

    Experience required:The Volunteer Programme is most suitable for those with experience teaching in a school or Early Education Centre environment. Candidates must demonstrate a committment to improving the wellbeing of trainee, serving and retired teachers.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).