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  • Fife Women’s Aid - Volunteer Co-ordinator

    Created: 25/09/2019

    Post Title: Volunteer Co-ordinator
    Hours: 36 hours per week
    Salary: £22,464 - £25,128 per annum

    This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a period of 3 years.

    Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator for their Befriending Service.

    The service recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation.
    Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.

    For this post it is essential to have excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners.
    The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in housing support or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
    Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
    If you would like further information about this post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 01383 732289.

    Background: Fife Women’s Aid (FWA) is a registered Scottish charity and a company limited by guarantee with around 30 years’ experience of providing services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.
    Vision: “Our vision is of an equitable society in which women, children and young people are valued participants, able to determine their own future and are free from all forms of abuse.”
    Mission Statement: “Underpinned by a feminist analysis of domestic abuse, we will work in partnership with others to provide accessible support services for women, children and young people in Fife who have experienced domestic abuse.”
    Values: We work with integrity and take a non-judgemental approach to promote our core values of: Trust, Respect, Empathy, Empowerment and Equality.

    The closing date for applications is on Wednesday 16 October 2019 - Interviews will be held on Friday 1st November 2019

    Application form

    Job Description and Person Specification

    If you would like further information about this post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 01383 732289.

    Fife Women’s Aid is a charitable company limited by guarantee Co. No. SC316350
    Registered Office: Suite 1, First Floor, Saltire House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
    Registered Scottish CharitySC011689

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