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

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO65983 - Created/last updated: 20/08/2019



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    About this opportunity:LINK is currently 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 love to hear from you.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    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 skills, good organisation 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.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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