Local Contact Volunteer

  • VO66215


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. 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

Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support for anyone affected by fertility issues. We work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout Scotland.
Due to Covid-19 at present support is provided/managed online only.

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Commitment and timings are flexible.

Restrictions

This opportunity involves peer support therefore restricted to those with knowledge/experience of fertility issues - 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

Training details: Informal Chat, Home based training, ongoing support from Volunteer Co-ordinator
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated a month 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.