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Volunteering Opportunity: VO90057

  • Befriender for young person with Cystic Fibrosis
    with Butterfly Trust (The).

    Created/last updated: 14/11/2023

    About this opportunity:
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:19
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction is one day covering the condition, the befriending process and procedures, interpersonal skills, Trust procedures. One team day per year for ongoing training. Support from befriending co-ordinator member of Trust's staff.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - All transport costs, mileage (30p/mile), materials for activities.

    Experience required:Good listening skills, patience, reliability and an adaptable attitude. Must have access to a smoke free car

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    must have held full driving license for 2 years

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVolunteers will be matched with a young person who lives in their local area. The volunteer will take the young person in their car to an activity or environment away from home to give the young person space to talk.

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