Networking assistant

  • VO88458
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Fife Headway exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). They aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI to have more control over their lives, as well as supporting family and friends.

Duties:

Liaise and build relationships with providers/businesses to include hospitals, GP surgeries, physiotherapists, and local authorities, who can assist Fife Headway in recruiting members (people with an ABI) who will benefit from their services. and to raise awareness of the charity.

Occasionally meet new members at the monthly group and be part of welcoming them.

They are looking for volunteers who are outgoing and friendly. This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in Fife.

Organisation aims and objectives

To help head injured gain a better quality of life, in turn, helping carers . We are aware of people out there in fife who have not heard of Fife Headway and if we can get support to them we will be completing the mission of helping in regaining confidence and make them feel better.

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Restrictions

Experience required: No experience required, just dedication and enthusiasm. Outgoing, friendly, and proactive character. Enjoy partnership and development work. Approachable and friendly. Ability to work on own using initiative at times.
Travel details: Linton Lane Community Centre, Linton Lane, Kirkcaldy KY2 6LF. Some board meeting will be on zoom and some in person when permitted.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Training details: Headway will offer support as required, including an induction covering an understanding of brain injuries. You are also welcome to attend the FVA free training on Roles & Responsibilities of a Board Member happening on 29 September & 03 November
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 18 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.