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Volunteering Opportunity: VO70674

  • Project Volunteer
    with Fife Gingerbread.

    Created/last updated: 08/02/2023

    About this opportunity:Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Would you like to be involved in supporting parents in your local area? Fife Gingerbread has been providing support in Fife for 30 years helping thousands of lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families
     •  Without the help and support of our volunteers, this would not be possible
     •  As well as offering one-to-one support through our Support Workers, Fife Gingerbread also provide support to parents within various group settings which enhance confidence, skills and self-esteem whether it be from cooking groups, to walking groups and lots of things in between
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Fife Gingerbread induction training. Ongoing support and supervision through the volunteer coordinator. Support to access further training.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Fife Gingerbread will reimburse public transport costs or 45p per mile if travelling by car. Childcare costs for volunteers attending training and development days will also be covered but not for carrying out their volunteering role.

    Experience required:Reliable. Enjoy working with adults. Good communication skills & confident in communicating with others within a group setting. Friendly.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAt the moment, Fife Gingerbread are looking to recruit volunteers within the Cowdenbeath and surrounding area (Lochgelly, Lochore, Lumphinnans, Ballingry, Kelty, etc). Travel throughout this area may be required depending on where groups are being held.

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