Volunteer Befrienders for Young Carers in Fife Required
Make a difference to the life of a young carer (12 – 18 years).
Lead Scotland’s befriending service offers young carers living in Fife some “me” time away from their caring role, enabling them to have access to more opportunities within their community. A befriender can have a positive impact on someone’s life. Activities can include going for a short walk together, meeting for a coffee, finding a hobby, accompanying them to college or assisting them to make connections with their local community.
Befrienders carry out a purely social role and do not undertake any personal care or domestic duties. An amazing volunteer will have a warm and friendly personality; kindness, patience, good communication and listening skills; reliability; ability to maintain confidentiality and show empathy. An interest in Youth Work would be beneficial. Volunteers must be over the age of 18.
Download the poster here (pdf file)
For more information please email: FifeYoungCarers@lead.org.uk