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  • Access Panel Volunteer
    with Disabilities Fife

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO95303 - Created/last updated: 09/08/2023



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    About this opportunity:Access Panels are groups of volunteers who work to improve access and inclusion for disabled people in their local community. Achieved by raising awareness and helping to change attitudes among the general public about the need for inclusive access.
    Joining your local Access Panel is easy and a great way to improve accessibility in your community.
    You can learn new skills, help with promotional campaigns or give support at events, help with research and publicity. Give the time and commitment with which you feel comfortable and help to make a difference in your community.
    Volunteers can be disabled people, those who represent disability organisations, or others with an interest in accessibility, or have experience they can bring to the group, which increases its capacity to work effectively. Have fun, meet new people, learn new skills and raise awareness of the issues facing people of all disabilities in their everyday lives.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The panel will provide initial training for volunteering and there are many training opportunities made available through the Access Panel and Disability Equality Scotland.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - travel expenses for travel incurred while carrying out Access panel volunteering

    Experience required:No experience required just a diligent and passionate mindset

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity will take place across Fife depending where access panel work is taking place - Cupar Dunfermline Glenrothes Kirkcaldy Leven Mid Fife North East Fife South West Fife St Andrews

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

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    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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