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Volunteering Opportunity: VO75470

  • Sam's Cafe Volunteer - Kirkcaldy
    with SAMH Dunfermline.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Sams is here if you feel that you are in crisis and would benefit from having peer support
     •  We are looking for volunteers who have lived experience or an interest in mental health
     •  Volunteers will help out with the running of the cafe
     •  Serving tea/coffee/ refreshments, welcoming people through the door, informal chats, signposting and helping people in need build resilience (working alongside SAMH staff)
     •  There will be the option to participate/ lead in classes if you wish (art/ yoga etc)
     •  This role is flexible and open to ideas
     •  Induction and ongoing support is given
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction training and ongoing support for volunteers is available.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Yes

    Experience required:Lived experience or interest in mental health is desirable. Volunteers will ideally have the ability to relate to those in need, be empathetic and willing to signpost additional support.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsLinton Lane Centre, Kirkcaldy, KY2 6LF

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