|Name:||LOCAL CONTACT VOLUNTEER – FOR THOSE FACING THE CHALLENGES OF CHILDLESSNESS|
|Organisation:||Fertility Network UK|
|Location:||C/o Spark, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8WA|
2-4 hours per month
Do you have experience of fertility issues? Particularly with involuntary childlessness? Fertility Network UK are looking for Local Contact volunteers in Somerset.
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 people looking for support
Adhere to Fertility Network UK policies and procedures
Fertility Network UK provides advice, information and support for anyone affected by fertility issues. We work to raise awareness of the impact of fertility problems and campaign for fair provision of fertility treatment throughout the UK.
Please note: This opportunity involves peer support therefore restricted to those with knowledge and experience of fertility issues – particularly with involuntary childlessness.
Training and ongoing support provided. Males and females welcome to apply.
Fertility Network UK provides free advice, support, 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 treatment throughout the UK.
Skills and Qualifications required:
Good communication and leadership skills, reliability and trustworthiness, knowledge of fertility issues (essential) – particularly involuntary childlessness, motivated with IT and administrative skills, public speaking
|Expenses:||Paid if needed.|
Application form, Informal discussion