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Volunteering Opportunity: VO62572

  • Mentor (25+)
    with Fairway Fife.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Volunteering is a fantastic way to make a difference to the life of someone else
     •  It can also be a fantastic opportunity to enhance your own life and build new skills to help your personal and career development
     •  Our peer mentors offer support to adults aged 25-40yrs with disabilities
     •  Peer Mentors support the adult in improving socialization, broadening horizons and to try new experiences
     •  The Peer Mentor will also improve the adults' confidence, self-esteem, health and well-being skills by meeting up with them on a regular basis, to build a trusting one to one relationship
     •  Events will be pre-arranged and facilitated and will involve small groups
     •  For example, two peer mentors and two adults going to the cinema or for a meal
     •  This allows the person space and a suitable environment to explore and build up friendships
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:35
    Training provided:Induction and ongoing training for volunteers and support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses paid.

    Experience required:None required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    This is the age group we will be mentoring and we will be accessing licensed premises.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place in Fife.

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