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  • Community Factfinder
    with Fife Centre for Equalities

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70417 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) works with partners and communities to make Fife a fair, equal and inclusive place to live, work and study.
    FCE are looking for volunteer Community Factfinders to help increase understanding about barriers to equality.
    FCE want you to tell us about your community - this is flexible as you choose who you mean by it and you can tell the story through interviews or photos, videos, music or song. You will become part of a local group and wider community of action researchers and you will access training and support to share the testimonies to bring about positive change.
    FCE will initially recruit and train 6-8 volunteers and will host an information session on 7th March at 12 noon if you would like to find out more about the project.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will receive induction and ongoing training and support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses for training and planned action research will be reimbursed weekly. This covers cheapest available public transport and a mileage rate of 45p per mile.

    Experience required:Good communication skills - listening and not being afraid to ask questions and reporting skills. Commitment to equality, fairness and inclusion.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsCommunity Factfinders choose where, how and when is best to contact their community, our only recruitment is people living, working or studying 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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