The role of the Equality Factfinders is to help them learn more about the barriers to equality that people are facing within their communities through consulting and engaging with a wide range of individuals, organisations and groups.
Specific Abilities Skills, experience, knowledge for this opportunity
-The ability and confidence to approach a wide range of individuals
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) was established in April 2014, as a joint initiative between Fife Council, Fife Voluntary Action and NHS Fife, to work with partners to develop more inclusive and responsive services for people in Fife, and to build a positive picture of Fifes modern and diverse population. FCE became an independent body on 1 July 2016. FCE wants to build a collective voice to champion equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice. The centre provides practical guidance and support to everyone working to tackle inequality; here in Fife, and beyond. We want to: - Make equality a normal part of everyday life in Fife - Promote the rights of individuals, because everyones story is unique - Help communities make their voices heard, and have their say in the planning and delivery of local - Develop relationships with partners and stakeholders from public, private and third sectors to advance equality, diversity, social justice and community cohesion.
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
Travel details: They are based in central Kirkcaldy, within easy reach of the bus and train station at 16 East Fergus Place
Minimum age: 16
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: public transport rates and mileage rates
Training details: We have a handbook and induction checklist for all staff volunteers will receive the same support an training as paid staff
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer