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  • Volunteer Youth Worker
    with Fife Young Carers

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO64555 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Our service provides support groups for children and young people, giving them respite from their caring roles, an opportunity to spend time with their peers and to experience new opportunities. Volunteers assist our Support and Sessional Workers to deliver our groups, at which we provide a range of activities from art and craft to cooking and sports activities. Groups are held in venues across Fife on a fortnightly or monthly basis in local community venues. We work with children and young people from aged 8 - 25 years and run age specific groups for children and young people to accommodate their various needs.Volunteers are required to engage with activities at group, encouraging children and young people to take part whilst providing a listening ear.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated volunteers with good listening skills and some experience of children and young people whether in a work/ voluntary setting or as a parent.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; PVG membership required; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVarious venues: Cupar & North East Fife - Strathmiglo Village Hall West Fife - Ballast Bank Community Centre Inverkeithing Central Fife - Glenrothes YMCA Levenmouth Area - Kennoway Youth Cafe

    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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Type of volunteering: Youth Work
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