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  • Main Contact Volunteer
    with Fertility Network Scotland (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO65979 - 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.
    Main Contact volunteers will help to support people who are facing fertility issues in their local area by developing friendships, recruit new volunteers, reduce isolation by organising social activities and helping those who require much-needed support by providing advice and peer support. As a Main Contact volunteer you will:-

    Provide advice, information and peer support to local volunteers who wish to join the volunteer network.
    Help to recruit more volunteers in the local area.
    Main point of contact for support and local issues and pass to Volunteer coordinator or Head Office as necessary.
    Promote Fertility Network Scotland services and campaigns to people in the local community by distributing leaflets, etc.
    Attend events to promote and/or fundraise for Fertility Network Scotland.
    Help organise and support our events in the local area.

    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 involves peer support and therefore is restricted to those with experience of fertility issues.

    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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