Positive Futures Volunteer Leader
When We Need You
From 01/01/2010 to 15/05/2012
The Positive Futures project is for peopleover 50 who live in the south of Edinburgh area who want to meet people with similar interests, get out and about and do things. As a volunteer you will be involved in organising and running activities within the South Edinburgh area. you will be supported by the Project Co-ordinator who will assist you to set up the group and develop it. You will also have the opportunity to participate in training, learn new skills and develop those you already have. Positive Futures is a brand new project and ideas from people who want to be involved will be used to decide what the groups will do. As such, specific activities have not been decided upon but could range from fishing to learning French, from golf to gardening.
About Libertus Services - Positive Futures Project
Positive Futures works with people who are 50 and over to set up and support activity and learning groups in the Liberton Gilmerton area of Edinburgh. It also links people to existing groups in the area.
Skills & Experience
You must have specific skills that you would like to pass on (eg using computers), be self motivated, organised, able to lead groups, good at listening to others good at communicating.
Opportunities will take place around the South of Edinburgh and travel will be required around the area. the co-ordinator is based at Libertus, 20 Gracemount Drive EH16 6RN
The volunteer must be able to travel independently and be comfortable leading groups
Application Form, Induction/Training, Police Check, References, Trial Period
Training and Induction Details
Given by Volunteer co-ordinator and where appropriate experienced volunteers.
Tutoring / Supporting Learners
Travel expenses will be paid to suit the volunteer either daily , weekly or monthly
Frequency & Commitment
The amount of time would depend on the activity but roughly a morning or an afternoon every week
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
20 Gracemount Drive
Contact: Dan Fuller
Tel: 0131 672 0985