Fertility Network Scotland (Shetland)

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 treatement throughout Scotland.


Current opportunities

General volunteers will promote the Fertility Network Scotland charity in the local area and the services we provide. Distribute Fertility Network Scotland leaflets/posters in the area including GP clinics, libraries, hospitals, community centres etc. Participate at fundraising events. Adhere to Fertility Network Scotland policies and procedures. Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support 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.

As a Support Group volunteer with Fertility Network Scotland, volunteers will benefit from helping others in the area with fertility issues. Volunteers may develop friendships, meet and work with new people to provide a network of much needed and valued support in their area. As a Support Group Volunteer you will take care of all aspects of the group including: Act as a main contact for the group, Organise and maintain an email circulation list of attendees, Arrange speakers for group meetings, Organise room bookings, Organise social activities, Support and advise other group volunteers, Promote group in local area, Adhere to Fertility Network Scotland policies and procedures. Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support 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.

Local Contact volunteers will help to support people who face the challenges of childlessness in their local area by developing friendships, reduce isolation by organising social activities and helping those who need much needed support. 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 the 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 also work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and to campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout Scotland..

Represent and raise awareness of Fertility Network Scotland charity in places of education and in local area to highlight the services and support we provide. Promote the charity by displaying posters and leaflets. Highlight our campaigns and projects to fellow students and lecturers etc including through social media. Assist Fertility Network Scotland staff at events such as Freshers Week. The benefits of this opportunity include: Meeting and working with new people, learning new skills which would benefit future applications to further education or employment while having fun, gain experience of event participation, fundraising and charity sector in general, knowledge that your support will help people in Scotland experiencing fertility problems. Fertility Network Scotland provides advice, information and support 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.