Volunteer Support Group Coordinator

  • VO79393


Description

Our charity requires enthusiastic group facilitators to help to support people suffering from eating disorders and their carers and families to beat their illness. This is an interesting and rewarding role. Full training is provided.
We are an established charity with support groups in Fife, Glasgow and Perth. In Falkirk we plan to run two groups on the same evening, one for sufferers over 18, and the other for families and carers. These groups are confidential, supportive, informal, friendly, caring and always respect privacy.
This role would suit a person who is good at managing, arranging venues, liaising with facilitators and members, organising activities and promoting the meetings.

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Group will take place one evening a month - to be confirmed.

Restrictions

Experience required: The volunteer needs to be able to support the charity with managing and running our monthly meetings as well as acting as main contact for the group. Organise room bookings, social activities and external events. Organise and maintain an email circulation list of members and attendees. The organisation requests that volunteers can commit to a minimum of 12 to 24 months.
Travel details: The venue will be in the Falkirk area, but this is still to be decided. The meeting will be monthly, in the evening and for approx 2 hours.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Monthly reimbursement of travel either public transport costs or mileage will be available. Mileage 35p per mile.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: All volunteers will be required to complete our Volunteer Recruitment Process. This includes completing an application form, attending an informal interview and suppling the names of two referees. Successful applicants will receive induction training outlining the criteria for the role. Group Facilitators will receive a full day’s training which will be arranged annually. All volunteers will receive ongoing help and support.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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