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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Outreach Assistant

We are non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective & charity providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction, gender dysphoria, sexuality, feel like they don't quite 'fit', or feel estranged to this world: to express themselves through art.

We are looking for Online Volunteers who will respond to our members in either a live chat (booked in advance) or via email messaging style. Fledgling is currently run by Volunteers online , so this would be an online post.

Experience required

We are looking for people who are both trained and untrained in mental health counselling, a good listener is an absolute must . Also it would be helpful if you have some experience of mental health struggles, but not essential. You should have passion and compassion for mental health also;
good communication and interpersonal skills; dedication, commitment, working on own initiative, reliable, Organised
At ease dealing with people

Travel details

Home based.

Travel expenses

Please note: No expenses are paid for this opportunity

Training details

Online mentoring


Minimum age: 18

Frequency & commitment
2 days a week minimum, Monday - Sunday all week

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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