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  • Community Engagement Speaker Volunteer
    with Crisis

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO92778 - Created/last updated: 24/08/2022



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    About this opportunity:Crisis are the national charity for people experiencing homelessness. Each year they directly support thousands of people to rebuild their lives and find safe and stable accommodation. With their independence, knowledge, and integrity, they campaign for the changes to end homelessness for good.

    This purpose of this role is to raise awareness about homelessness in the community. You will do this by delivering inspiring talks to varying groups, including schools and scout groups and educating the community about the causes of homelessness, the services that Crisis offers and how individuals and groups can support Crisis through volunteering, fundraising and campaigning. You will be helping us to engage with more people, gain more supporters and achieve their mission to end homelessness.

    Volunteers will be given training and support for the role, see below. This is an Ad hoc role. You would be offered community engagement opportunities as they are available.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:General induction and role specific training will be offered, with a mixture of online and in person opportunities.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel (public transport or mileage rates) and lunch expenses are reimbursed as appropriate.

    Experience required:Friendly, confident, good communication skills Able to talk to a range of people, willing to answer questions from an audience and able to adapt your presentation to your audience A clear interest in, and knowledge about, the work that Crisis does with a passion to help end homelessness non-judgmental, patient and friendly

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThis opportunity could be anywhere across Fife, but Crisis will try to match you with an event as close to where you live or work as possible.

    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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