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  • Social Group Assistant
    with Express Group (Fife) Ltd

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO90772 - Created/last updated: 31/05/2024


    About this opportunity:Express Group (Fife) Ltd is a mental health charity, operating in Fife for 45 years. They provide group activities and engage with people over 18 experiencing poor mental health.

    They are looking for Social Group Assistants for their groups listed below. Activities involved: setting up the hall (tables and chairs, but not at every location), socialising with service users, taking part/assisting in activities (e.g. board games, bingo, crafts). Time: usually 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Lunch provided and travel expenses reimbursed. There is always a Group Coordinator facilitating the group and very often also a Case Worker who can work individually with service users when needed. Free parking available at all venues.

    You can check their website for more details

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Volunteers will be made aware of the relevant organisational policies and procedures and will get ongoing support from staff. Relevant training opportunities will be offered.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses can be reimbursed

    Experience required:You will be friendly and approachable, dependable and trustworthy. An ability to maintain confidentiality is essential while understanding the need to share information/concerns with paid staff as required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?Yes: Details on request

    Travel DetailsGlenrothes - St Columbas Church - Monday or Thursday; Lochgelly - St Finnians Church - Wednesday; Tayport - St Margarets Church - Thursday, Inverkeithing - Civic Centre - Friday

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

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