Volunteer Advocate

  • VO31380


Description

*Do you enjoy meeting people? *Are you a good listener?
*Advocacy offers a great opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Our volunteers help people to take control over their lives and make their voices heard. All volunteers are fully trained in the skills needed to become an advocate. This is a great opportunity to help make a positive difference.

If you think you might be interested please call or email and come in and have a chat to find out more. Please contact Joanne Grant at email joannegrant@advocacy.org.uk or tel 01224 332314 / 01224 332366.

Organisation aims and objectives

Advocacy Service Aberdeen supports people to have more control We do this by encouraging and assisting people to express their own views and feelings and ensuring that they are heard. We also help people to find information on options and choices that are open to people.

Restrictions

Experience required: Good listener, empathetic, respectful of other people’s views, confident.
Travel details: Generally 9-5 Monday to Friday as advocacy usually happens during ‘office hours’. Area is Aberdeen City. There are two Advocacy offices: Willowbank House and Cornhill Hospital.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Good training and support is provided to all volunteers. Volunteer will be PVG-Protection of Vulnerable Groups checked (volunteers will get registration of the scheme for free) and receive full training and on-going support
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months 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.