Local Contact volunteers will help to support people who face the challenges of childlessness in their local area by developing friendships, reduce isolation by organising social activities and helping those who need much needed support.
As a Local Contact volunteer you will coordinate and run a social group in the local area for people experiencing the challenges of childlessness. You will take care of all aspects of the group including:
Act as main contact for the group,
Organise and maintain an email circulation list of people within the group,
Organise social activities or informal gatherings,
Offer peer to peer support and friendship,
Promote the group in the local area,
Liaise with the Volunteer Coordinator who will connect you to the people looking for support,
Adhere to Fertility Network Scotland policies and procedures.
Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support for anyone affected by fertility issues. We also work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and to campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout Scotland..
Fertility Network Scotland provides free advice, support, help, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues. We also work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and to campaign for fair provision of fertility treatement throughout Scotland.
Essential to have a knowledge of fertility issues and involuntary childlessness.
Experience required: Good communication skills, reliability and trustworthiness, knowledge of fertility issues and involuntary childlessness (essential), motivated with administrative and IT skills, public speaking skills to address groups of people, willing to undertake training, attend events etc.
Travel details: In Volunteers own area.
Minimum age: 18