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Volunteering Opportunity: VO65983

  • Youth Befriender (East Fife)
    with LINK - East Fife Mental Health Adolescent Befriending Project.

    Created/last updated: 08/02/2023

    About this opportunity:LINK is once again seeking volunteers for the Adolescent Befriending Project
     •  If you can spare a couple of hours a fortnight and would like to help young people (12-18) who have become isolated due to mental health issues, LINK would like to hear from you
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will receive training and ongoing support and supervision. There will also be personal development opportunities.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel and out-of-pocket expenses are paid, up to a set monthly amount.

    Experience required:Positive attitude; good listening & organisational skills; empathy; sense of fun; reliability and consistency. Experience of mental health issues not necessary.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place in East Fife.

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