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  • Minority Ethnic 60+ support volunteer
    with Fife Centre for Equalities

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO88338 - Created/last updated: 13/09/2021



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    About this opportunity:The volunteer will help delivering 1-1 support for minority ethnic older clients who are registered with our Minority Ethic 60+ Project and living in Fife. They will also have the opportunity to organise outings and may be asked to provide occasional language support. You will have experience of working with diverse communities and have a commitment and understanding of equality and diversity.

    Specific Abilities Skills, experience, knowledge for this opportunity

    -Ability to speak another/other languages specific languages, of interest Cantonese, Urdu/Punjabi, Polish/Romanian, or other minority ethnic languages
    -Good listening skills
    -Ability to work as part of a team
    -Experience of record keeping

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:We have a handbook and induction checklist for all staff volunteers will receive the same support an training as paid staff
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - public transport rates and mileage rates

    Experience required:1. A commitment to equality and diversity 2. An openness and willingness to learn 3. Good communication skills 4. Time to dedicate to volunteering 5. A warm welcoming personality 6. Experience of using Microsoft Office and Teams

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThey are based in central Kirkcaldy, within easy reach of the bus and train station at 16 East Fergus Place

    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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