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  • Local Contact Volunteer
    with Fertility Network Scotland (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO65978 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support for anyone affected by fertility issues. We also work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and to campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout Scotland.
    As a Local Contact volunteer you will coordinate and run a social group in the local area for people experiencing the challenges of childlessness. You will take care of all aspects of the group including:-

    Act as a main contact for the group.
    Organise and maintain an email circulation list of people within the group.
    Organise social activities or informal gatherings.
    Offer peer to peer support and friendship.
    Promote the group in the local area.
    Liaise with the Volunteer Coordinator who will connect you to people looking for support.
    Adhere to Fertility Network Scotland social policies and procedures.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will have an informal chat, home-based training and ongoing support from the Volunteer Coordinator.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses not paid.

    Experience required:Good communication and leadership skills. Reliability and trustworthiness. Ability to work as part of a team. Motivated with good admin and IT skills to help the group operate at its best. Public speaking skills and willing to attend events. Knowledge of fertility issues essential.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    This opportunity is restricted to those with experience of fertility issues and particularly involuntary childlessness.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place across Fife and volunteers can help out in their own area.

    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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