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  • Peer Mentor
    with Fairway Fife

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO71158 - Created/last updated: 28/08/2023


    About this opportunity:

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:99
    Training provided:There is a mandatory 6 hour course on 'The Role of a Mentor' and Child Protection training , then a personal development training programme will be set up to support the ongoing needs of the individual Mentor, such as First Aid Training, Signalong, Food Hygiene, Wheelchair Support, Emergency Evacuation, Fire Safety, Disability and Epilepsy Awareness, plus many others.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates or mileage at 45p per mile.

    Experience required:Volunteers must have an openness to people with disabilities, non-judgemental attitude, a willingness to help others strive to fulfil their own potential and dreams and an ability to recognise each individual's talents and strengths. Peer Mentors also need to be reliable and have the availability to commit to training and other personal development opportunities.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    To become a Peer Mentor, volunteers must be aged 16 years of age or over.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsFairway Fife's premises are at Unit 23, Dunfermline Business Centre, Izatt Avenue, but the opportunity also takes place out and about at various venues 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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