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.
no upper age limit has been specified
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.
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.
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