Men’s Group

  • VO71674


Description

Are you a people person and enjoy mixing with people from different backgrounds? We are looking for a number of volunteers to support our Men's Group programme, which is a place for fellowship, support and encouragement in Leith, by helping make the participants feel welcomed and comfortable.

Organisation aims and objectives

Bethany Christian Trust is a national charity whose mission is to relieve the suffering and meet the long term needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland. We share a big vision – to work together towards the aim of Ending Homelessness in Scotland. We support people in a broad range of ways including: housing, education and employment, addiction recovery, emotional well-being, street outreach, community integration, offending reduction and social support

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The group runs every Thursday morning and volunteers would need to be available between 10:00 and 13:00 for setting/clearing up.

Restrictions

Experience required: Having a particular skill or talent (e.g. playing the guitar) can be really useful. Ideally volunteers would have experience of working with individuals with mental health, learning or addiction issues. The volunteer will be reliable and willing to commit to building stable connections with clients. The volunteer must be patient, understanding and proactive. The role does not require the volunteer to be Christian but they must aware and respectful of the ethos upon which Bethany is founded.
Travel details: South Leith Baptist Church Casselbank Street LEITH EH6 5HA
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Regular volunteers are entitled to claim up to £3.20 per day for travel expenses (£4.00 if multiple buses are required).
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Volunteers will be provided an induction. Ongoing training is provided as needed.

Last updated 3 months ago