Purpose and Aims of the role
Could you make a difference to a young adult’s life?
As a volunteer befriender you will support a young adult, helping them to engage in activities and building their confidence.
Aberlour LifeWorks – Fife, run in partnership with Fife Council, aims to improve life chances for young people and help them develop important life skills for the future. Our experienced staff and volunteers work together with each young person to build positive relationships, offer opportunities and support that make day-to-day life skills and the transition into adulthood less challenging.
The young people we help are aged 14 plus and our volunteers will be part of a tailored support package to meet individual needs of young people.
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For all roles involving regulated work with children and/or protected adults, Aberlour will require the applicant to submit a PVG Scheme Record or a PVG Scheme Record Update application. This opportunity is subject to the completion of satisfactory references and successful registration on the PVG Scheme. Due to Health and Safety requirements you must be at least 18 years of age to undertake this volunteering role.
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