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  • Peer Educator
    with SmartLiving

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48267 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:As a volunteer you will meet new people who you will train with. You will become a valued member of the team, developing the skills you already have and learn new ones, eg your confidence, so you feel ready to talk to other young people in schools or in other Youth Groups. You will help them learn new skills like budgeting their money, getting on with neighbours and filling in forms. You might be doing workshops with 14/15 year olds in schools, talking to people who are homelessor who have just got a tenancy. You may want to help make up useful information leaflets, or DVDs or even developing an information website.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:25
    Training provided:The volunteer will undergo a full day induction training and is able to attend any other training they would like to.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - We pay the rate of public transport and are reimbursed weekly.

    Experience required:We look for someone who is a good team player and is good with communication. We don't require an y experience although some time spent living independently would be useful.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    We are only funded to work with this age range.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsWest Bridge Mill, Bridge Street, Kirkcaldy. Travel expenses are reimbursed.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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