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  • Peer Mentor (Fife)
    with Why Not? Trust (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO100287 - Created/last updated: 14/05/2024


    About this opportunity:Peer Mentoring is an opportunity for parents with experience or knowledge of care to connect with each other.

    Our volunteer Peer Mentors provide support, guidance, and encouragement to expectant or new parents, becoming part of their '˜Village'.

    Mentors will engage with and empower mentees, drawing from their own life experiences.

    Benefits include:
    Become part of a supportive, non-judgemental community
    Meetings that fit your schedule - online or in person
    Receive accredited training from the Scottish Mentoring Network
    Get paid for your travel expenses
    Improve your own confidence as well as your mentees
    Develop your communication skills
    Build a trusting relationship with a fellow parent
    Receive your own mentor welcome pack

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Introduction to Mentoring Training Introduction to Mentoring Follow up online modules Mentor Handbook Mentor Resource Pack Peer Mentor Lead regular check in
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - If meeting in person, travel expenses will be covered.

    Experience required:Parents with experience of or some knowledge of care.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOnline or in person

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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