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  • Play and Activity Support
    with Nourish Support Centre

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO77649 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:Nourish are a registered charity based in Kirkcaldy who provide support for families who have additional support needs. They do this by running several groups throughout the week. These groups include a group for adults with additional support needs, family support groups and dads' groups; in addition, once a month, Nourish holds a family fun day for families with additional support needs.

    Support groups are run Wednesdays and Thursdays, and Nourish are looking for volunteers who can come along and support the children who attend to play and have fun, giving parents & carers an opportunity to sit and chat with other parents & carers. Duties would include setting up and clearing away the play areas.

    PVG will be required (for which applications are available).

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Nourish have a policy in place for paying volunteers' expenses, and the amount paid depends on how far travelled and if costs are incurred. This will be discussed at the induction event.

    Experience required:No experience is required; Nourish are looking for people who enjoy spending time with children and who can commit to at least one day a week.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsGlebe Park Centre Glebe Park Kirkcaldy Fife KY1 1BN

    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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Nourish Support Centre has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Kitchen Help
  - Family Fun Day Play & Activity Supporter

Type of volunteering: Care / Support worker
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