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Volunteering Opportunity Details

  • Drop In, Outreach Support, Admin, Driving
    with Energi

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47072 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:We are keen to support people who have or have had mental health problems into volunteering. We have a range of opportunities that encourage self-growth and development, help increase confidence and self-esteem and can help people move into paid employment, education or other life changes.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:1 month induction, monthly support sessions, monthly team meetings, participation in 2 x 6 week training courses covering boundaries, confidentiality, mental health awareness, de-escalation techniques, stigma and discrimination.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport or 35p per mile. Paid daily/weekly/monthly depending upon volunteer.

    Experience required:A willingness to learn, an interest in mental health, a committment to valuing people and working in a way that promotes empowerment, involvement and dignity.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsDrop In. Travel expenses provided. Car not essential

    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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  - Management Committee members

Type of volunteering: Care / Support worker
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