Learn Volunteer - Personality Disorder

  • VO70971


Description

The role involves sharing personal experiences of living with Borderline Personality disorder with groups of participants & helping to facilitate training workshops, aimed at raising awareness of BPD. You will need good communication skills, lived experience of living with a Personality Disorder, & be willing to share experiences with people from different backgrounds. A sense of commitment & willingness to travel locally are important.

Organisation aims and objectives

CAPS is an independent advocacy organisation for people who use or have used mental health services. We are completely independent from the people who fund us and those who provide other services to the people we work with. We provide individual and collective advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian. We also host several experience-led projects across Lothian.

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Restrictions

Experience required: You will need good communication skills, lived experience of living with a Personality Disorder, & be willing to share experiences with people from different backgrounds. A sense of commitment & willingness to travel locally are important.
Travel details: EH3 9DR and various locations across the Lothians
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses provided.
Training details: CAPS have a dedicated volunteer coordinator to provide training & mentoring for volunteers.

Last updated 2 months ago

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