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.
For more information please email: FifeYoungCarers@lead.org.uk