Local Contact Volunteer - for those facing the challenges of childlessness

  • VO66955


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.

Organisation aims and objectives

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 treatment throughout Scotland.

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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 with volunteer co-ordinator.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago