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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48030

  • Volunteers
    with Muirhead Outreach Project Limited.

    Created/last updated: 26/02/2020

    About this opportunity:Muirhead Outreach Project offers services to children and young people who are experiencing difficulties within their home, school or community
     •  They have various health, behavioural and social needs
     •  We support children and their families who come from areas of multiple deprivation and have a degree of family dysfunction and vulnerability
     •  Some of the children we work with are diagnosed with various conditions e
     • g autism, ADHD, ODD and mental health problems
     •  To meet the needs of our service users, we run evening groups, school holiday activities, parent groups and 1-1 befriending
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction will discuss the work of the project, policies and procedures and give information volunteers will need to confidently approach their role. Ongoing training will be directly related to the volunteers task.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers will be reimbursed on a monthly basis but can be weekly if necessary. Public transport rates and mileage will be paid.

    Experience required:We need people from a wide variety of backgrounds who are patient, open minded and have a sense of humour. They should also have an understanding of some of the problems young people and their families experience. No previous experience is required as training is provided.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsWe have volunteering opportunities throughout Fife. Travel expenses and out of pocket expenses will be paid.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.