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  • Group Volunteer
    with Seescape

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70307 - Created/last updated: 13/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Group volunteers are essential in supporting groups of people with sight loss at seesacpe.
    seescape has a number of social groups throughout Fife to support people who are registered with a sight impairment who meet for 2 hours on a weekly or fortnightly basis.
    During COVID-19 these groups are not meeting up face to face, however, we always value hearing from volunteers to support the smooth running of groups and once they can begin meeting again.
    Depending on your ability and experience some of the tasks may include escorting clients in the venue, helping serve refreshments, assisting with activity planning and delivery, admin and accompanying clients to occasional outings.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction and ongoing training provided, including Sight awareness and Guide Training and Emergency First Aid.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Out of pocket expenses paid? Yes – reasonable out of pocket reimbursements can be made. For Mileage require proof of insurance, MOT and tax.

    Experience required:FSB requires our volunteers to have good communication skills, and to be caring, compassionate, friendly, reliable and trustworthy. Also require a high level of client confidentiality and maintenance of boundaries.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?Yes: Opportunity to visit the group beforehand.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at various groups located throughout Fife.

    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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  - Volunteer Befriender
  - Can Collector Coordinator
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  - Telephone Befriender for people with sight loss

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