Description

LINK is currently seeking volunteers for the Adolescent Befriending Project. If you can spare a couple of hours a fortnight and would like to help young people (12-18) who have become isolated due to mental health issues, LINK would love to hear from you.

Organisation aims and objectives

LINK works with marginalised, isolated 12-18 year olds in East Fife and Levenmouth with mental health issues. We aim to assist the young people to increase their resilience, confidence, social skills and self esteem through the support of a consistent and reliable befriender.

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Timings will be arranged to suit both the volunteer and the person they are helping.

Restrictions

Experience required: Positive attitude, good listening skills, good organisation skills, empathy, sense of fun, reliability and consistency, experience of mental health issues not necessary.
Travel details: This opportunity takes place in the Levenmouth area.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel and out-of-pocket expenses are paid, up to a set monthly amount.
Training details: Volunteers will receive training and ongoing support and supervision. There will also be personal development opportunities.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 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.