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Volunteering Opportunity: VO64743

  • Volunteer Support Group Coordinator
    with The Linda Tremble Foundation.

    Created/last updated: 09/01/2019

    About this opportunity:Our local charity is set-up to deliver community peer-to-peer support group work
     •  They help support people suffering with an eating disorder and their carers/families
     •  The groups are confidential, supportive, informal, friendly and offer a safe and welcoming space to meet
     •  A Volunteer Support Group Coordinator is required to coordinate the monthly sessions held in Kirkcaldy
     •  This role will typically involve: Planning sessions for the year and booking the venue Liaising with Group Facilitators to determine availability and allocating to a session as appropriate Reminding group members of the session dates Attending the monthly sessions and supporting as required e
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     •  setting up, helping with teas/coffees, clearing up after session has ended
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All volunteers will be required to complete the Volunteer Recruitment Process which includes submitting an application form with two satisfactory references. Successful applicants will receive induction training outlining the criteria for the role. All volunteers will receive on-going help and support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reimbursement of travel expenses will be made monthly. Either public transport costs or mileage rates where applicable. Mileage rates will be paid in accordance with HMRC. At present this is 45p per mile.

    Experience required:Volunteer experience:- Support charity in developing and implementing a volunteer strategy. Help identify, recruit and train volunteers. Support all volunteers to identify their strengths and any skills gaps. Identify volunteer training - internal and external. Manage and support volunteer facilitators during the lifetime of the group. Organising volunteer meetings and/or supervision.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    The role would not be suitable for anyone under 18.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsWe are looking for someone who has access to a computer and is able to work from home. They also need to be able to attend the meetings in Kirkcaldy.

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