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  • Schools Service Volunteer
    with National Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children (Nspcc) (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48280 - Created/last updated: 20/05/2024



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    About this opportunity:Please note that this round or recruitment is open from 30th May to 28th June inclusive.

    Play a vital role in protecting a generation of children, by helping them understand abuse and giving them the confidence to speak out if they need help. Volunteer to visit local schools twice a month to deliver age-appropriate Speak Out Stay Safe workshops to primary school pupils.

    You'll volunteer alongside others to make sure that at the end of each session children feel empowered and know who they can speak out to if they are worried.

    In the average primary school class 2 children will have suffered abuse or neglect. That's why NSPCC aim to reach every primary school in the UK. But they need your help.

    As a trained Speak Out Stay Safe volunteers you'll play a vital role in protecting a generation of children, by helping them understand abuse and giving them the confidence to speak out if they need help.

    To find out more and to apply please visit their website https://www.nspcc.org.uk/support-us/volunteering-nspcc-childline/volunteer-in-schools/#details

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:When you volunteer with NSPCC they'll be there to support you throughout. You'll get lots of initial training which includes practice sessions, home study and multiple visits to schools to help you learn workshop materials. When you start delivering the sessions, support will be on offer from both your supervisor and other experienced volunteers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage is paid at 45p per mile upon submission of a valid claim.

    Experience required:Can you demonstrate the following: a genuine passion for helping children and young people, a sensitive and supporting nature, the ability to think on your feet, the desire to make an impact, the ability to work in a team, Basic IT skills and email skills, empathetic and non-judgmental attitude

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Must have own transport

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVolunteers will visit primary schools across Fife to deliver the Speak out Stay Safe workshops for P3, P6 & P7 pupils Volunteers will need to be able to get to any school for the start of the school day and stay either till lunch time or until mid afternoon.

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

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