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  • Lived Experience Team Member
    with Fife Voluntary Action

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO95083 - Created/last updated: 16/01/2024


    About this opportunity:The LET work in partnership with important decision makers, service providers, and academics to contribute to the growth and improvement of mental health and employability services in Fife.

    -As a member of our growing team you will;
    -Meet and make connections with others of similar experiences
    -Gain confidence and grow your voice
    -Develop skills for speaking in groups and meetings
    -Work as part of a supportive team
    -Use digital and media tools
    -Build your ability to challenge stigma and discrimination.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Team members with Lived experience support all volunteers who require it. Long induction session
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile and/or public transport

    Experience required:Lived experience of unemployment and/or mental health and trauma

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsDependent on project you are involved in, but this opportunity is Fife Wide. You will mostly be based from home.

    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:

    Please tell us what age group you are in:
    Are you looking to improve your employability prospects by volunteering?    

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