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Volunteering Opportunity Details

  • Volunteer Mentor
    with Butterfly Trust (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO62434 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Volunteering is a fantastic way to make a difference to the life of someone else. It can also be an incredible opportunity to enhance your own life and build new skills to help your personal and career development. Our mentors offer support to a young adult with Cystic Fibrosis. Mentors support the young adult in improving socialization, broadening horizons and to explore concerns to help improve self-esteem, coping skills and the person's quality of life. A mentor will meet with a young adult regularly to build a trusting one to one relationship. This allows the person space and a suitable environment to explore their feelings, discuss their desires, aspirations and grow their life skills. It is a fantastic opportunity to support someone in achieving their goals, whatever they may be or giving them someone to talk to.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:19
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction training, ongoing training, support for volunteers
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Yes, plus out of pocket expenses paid monthly

    Experience required:No specific requirements for experience were provided by the organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Full UK driving licence, held for a minimum of 2 years. Use of a clean, smoke-free car.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place in Fife.

    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:

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Butterfly Trust has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Volunteer Befriender
  - Support Worker
  - Befriender for young people

Type of volunteering: Befriending / Mentoring
Opportunities which benefit Young People

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