Local Contact

  • VO66043


Description

As a Local Contact volunteer you will coordinate and run a social group in the local area for people experiencing the challenges of childlessness. This is currently being done online. 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 people looking for support
Adhere to Fertility Network Scotland policies and procedures

Organisation aims and objectives

Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support to anyone affected by fertility issues. We raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout Scotland. By volunteering you can help those who need support.

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Restrictions

This opportunity involves peer support therefore restricted to those with experience of fertility issues and particularly involuntary childlessness
Experience required: Good communication and leadership skills, reliability and trustworthiness, knowledge of fertility issues (essential), motivated with IT and administrative 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

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased. Mileage paid at 45p/mile.
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.