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  • Employee Mentor/Support Volunteer
    with Re-Employ

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO68952 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Re-Employ is a Social Enterprise based in Crosshill by Lochgelly. The organisation supports employees with multiple learning and life challenges, helping them to create a range of bespoke products within the arts & crafts sector.
    Re-Employ are currently looking for a volunteer to support and mentor an individual or individuals with multiple learning issues and support their daily production activities relating to the business.

    The duties will include:-
    Working with 1 or 2 people to ensure they fully understand the task at hand.
    Providing a hands-on and/or advisory role, as required, to ensure task completion.
    Carrying out a buddy role to support, encourage and attain quality outcomes.

    Production days and hours are Tuesday-Thursday 09:00-14:30. This position can be developed to suit the availability of the applicant.
    Volunteers of any age, who have disabilities, or are ex-Forces are all very welcome to apply for this role.
    This is an excellent opportunity for a committed, enthusiastic individual, who is empathetic to the special learning needs of Re-employ's enthusiastic and committed workforce. Their volunteers all agree that they are contributing to a worthwhile cause and talk about the positive, rewarding and sometimes life-changing effect, the Re-Employ experience has given them.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:There will be an induction on the first day for the volunteer; topics covered will include Health & Safety, time-keeping, absence management, support provided, familiarisation of systems used for admin work and expenses.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses can be reimbursed weekly.

    Experience required:No specific requirements for experience were provided by the organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at Unit 15, Crosshill Business Centre, Crosshill.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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