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Volunteering Opportunity: VO80871

  • Volunteer Befriender (Glenrothes)
    with Fife Young Carers.

    Created/last updated: 26/05/2021


    About this opportunity:
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Fife Young Carers will provide full training for the role, including child protection awareness, standards and values, lone safety working and first aid awareness. As a dedicated volunteer with the organisation, you will also be able to access many training opportunities, of which expenses will be met by the organisation and supported by your local volunteer.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage at 45p/mile and public transport costs will be reimbursed.

    Experience required:Fife Young Carers are looking for reponsible and empathetic individuals who have excellent listening skills to engage and encourage young people to access opportunities and activities within Fife. Experience working with young people would be advantageous to this role.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVolunteers will be required to travel to a chosen activity with the young person - a driving license is desirable but not required. Roles are available in other areas accross Fife too.

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