We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
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.
Relationships Scotland Orkney (RSO) is a voluntary organisation affiliated to the national body Relationships Scotland. RSO provides a range of services to support individuals, couples, children, young people, families, and promotes positive and respectful relationships in our community. Services include individual and relationship counselling, family mediation, play therapy, substance misuse support and a Child Contact Centre.
RSO are currently looking for Board members with a range of skills but in particular need someone with finance skills to act as Treasurer. If you are interested please contact June Anderson or Renate Andrews on 877750 for an informal chat.
Relationships Scotland Orkney (RSO) is a voluntary organisation affiliated to the national body Relationships Scotland. RSO provides a range of services to support; individuals, couples, children, young people, families, and promotes positive and respectful relationships in our community. As a member of COSCA our services are delivered by qualified practitioners who adhere to their Code of Ethics and Standards. RSO is part of a national network of services which provide Help and Support for Separated Families (HSSF) Individual and Relationship Counselling provides a safe, confidential space where those experiencing difficulties can explore them and find ways of moving forward. Family Mediation helps parents whose relationship has broken down to communicate with each other and to make practical arrangements for their children. Family Link Workers in our Family Connections Project can help families to work towards reducing conflict, strengthen relationships and improve wellbeing. Child Contact Centre staff help children and young people affected by family breakdown to keep in touch with parents they no longer live with and family who are important to them. Youth Counselling and Play Therapy helps younger family members to explore difficulties and worries with qualified Youth Counsellors and Play Therapists. Substance Misuse Support is available for families affected by alcohol or drug misuse. We offer the CRAFT programme for family members to help their loved ones engage in treatment. Parenting Apart helps co-parents understand the impact of separation and divorce on them and their children. For more information please visit our website or contact us.
Experience required: Finance skills would be an advantage.
Minimum age: 18
Taster details: Induction to RSO.