Support Volunteers

  • VO48030


Description

Muirhead Outreach Project offers services to children and young people who are experiencing difficulties within their home, school or community. They have various health, behavioural and social needs. We support children and their families who come from areas of multiple deprivation and have a degree of family dysfunction and vulnerability. Some of the children we work with are diagnosed with various conditions e.g autism, ADHD, ODD and mental health problems. To meet the needs of our service users, we run evening groups, school holiday activities, parent groups and 1-1 befriending.

Organisation aims and objectives

At the Muirhead Outreach Project our mission is to keep families together in their communities through challenging times. By providing early interventions (through 1-2-1 support and group work) we want to reduce the need for children to have to spend time in residential care.

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Restrictions

Experience required: We need people from a wide variety of backgrounds who are patient, open minded and have a sense of humour. They should also have an understanding of some of the problems young people and their families experience. No previous experience is required as training is provided.
Travel details: We have volunteering opportunities throughout Fife. Travel expenses and out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers will be reimbursed on a monthly basis but can be weekly if necessary. Public transport rates and mileage will be paid.
Training details: Induction will discuss the work of the project, policies and procedures and give information volunteers will need to confidently approach their role. Ongoing training will be directly related to the volunteers task.

Last updated 4 months ago

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