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  • NSPCC Schools Service "Speak Out.Stay Safe" Programme 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: 10/04/2019


    About this opportunity:ChildLine is appealing to a range of people who are committed to helping protect children. This new service for primary age children is looking for volunteers from across Fife. Schools will receive the new "Speak Out. Stay Safe" programme which aims to teach primary-age children about abuse, including bullying, how to protect themselves and where to get help if they need it. Volunteers will present assemblies and workshops to children aged between 5 and 11 years old. Volunteers must be 16 or over and will ideally have access to their own or public transport. Volunteers will work in pairs and will be given regular support, guidance and training to ensure they’re able to deliver the assemblies and workshops effectively.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will need to complete the initial assessed training for this role - two online modules and two days face-to-face training. Volunteers will be provided with ongoing support and development opportunities and will meet with the area co-ordinator.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses. The mileage rate is currently 40p per mile. Expenses claims are made via NSPCC procedures and paid regularly.

    Experience required:Personal Attributes - Support ChildLine's values An understanding of children's issues Belief in equality and the empowerment of children Ability to work safely and with sensitivity within boundaries set out by the Schools Service Self confidence

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsPeople will need to be available to volunteer for part of the day during usual school hours (between 9am and 3pm) and must be able to commit to Child Line for one academic year or equivalent throughout Fife.

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

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