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  • Sam's Cafe Volunteer - Kirkcaldy
    with SAMH (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO75470 - Created/last updated: 27/09/2021


    About this opportunity:Sam's Fife is a mental health drop-in facilitated by peer workers who have their own lived experience of mental health issues and recovery. Peer workers are employed by SAMH-the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Sam's is available seven days a week in locations across Fife.

    Volunteers at Sam's are supported to reach their potential through co-working with the Sam's team on things such as literature development, developing support approaches, community mapping of resources, developing articles for Sam's Fife magazine, welcoming attendees to Sam's locations and progress through development, to offering wider Sam's Fife support.

    The team at Sam's welcomes volunteers and you will be part of a motivated, skilled and encouraging team.

    Monday and Friday 12 noon - 8pm At Sam's, Greener Kirkcaldy, 8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 12 noon - 8pm At Sam's, Forth Street Hall, Forth Street, Leven KY8 4PF (across road from the Greig Institute)

    Thursday and Sunday 12 noon - 8pm At Sam's, Going Forth, First House Woodmill Road, Dunfermline KY11 4SS

    Thursday 12 noon - 8pm At Sam's Burntisland, Toll Community Hub, 183 High Street, Burntisland KY3 9AE

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction training and ongoing support for volunteers is available.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Yes

    Experience required:Lived experience or interest in mental health is desirable. Volunteers will ideally have the ability to relate to those in need, be empathetic and willing to signpost additional support.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsKirkcaldy KY1 1XT, Leven KY8 4PF, Dunfermline KY11 4SS, Burntisland KY3 9AE

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

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