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Volunteering Opportunity: VO64232

  • Website and Social Media Volunteer
    with Fairway Fife.

    Created/last updated: 28/08/2023

    About this opportunity:Fairway Fife is a registered charity supporting people with disabilities to access social and leisure interests in their own community
     •  They recruit and train volunteer peer mentors who guide and support their members to strive towards achieving their life goals by accessing everyday activities & experiences such as socialising in the community, outdoor activities, sports, creative arts and other health and wellbeing related activities
     •  By facilitating community-based activities with peers of the same age who have similar interests, they provide a platform where natural friendships can develop, reducing stigmatisation and marginalisation of those with disabilities
     •  The role will primarily involve updating information, adding photos and other information to enable their followers and other interested parties to keep up to date with the Charity and what's going on
     •  This will also involve managing their social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook to help raise their profile and enhance their public awareness
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:99
    Training provided:Training is in-house and tailored to individual through FVA, Fife Council and Youth 1st.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates or mileage at 45p per mile.

    Experience required:Be able to work on their own initiative, be conscientious, have energy and enthusiasm. Good IT skills and understanding of social media sites. Be able to report to board/management and have good team communication skills.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsFairway Fife's premises are at Unit 23, Dunfermline Business Centre, Izatt Avenue, but the opportunity can also be undertaken from home.

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