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About this opportunity: Fife Centre for Equalities is carrying a study of people aged 55+ with experience of living, working or studying in Fife. We are hoping to improve the understanding of the different experiences of moving through life for people with protected characteristics. We are looking for volunteers to help us prepare an online … Continue reading Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)
A fresh new year is a great opportunity to try new things, set challenges and get involved in your local community. You can make 2019 count by helping children with life-shortening conditions and their families in Fife. No matter how little time you have to give – an hour here, an hour there - Children’s … Continue reading CHAS – Volunteering Opportunities
Emma has lived in High Valleyfield all her life, she is a foster carer and became a volunteer at the Canteen as she had some free time. She thinks the Canteen is great as it revitalises the community and attracts new people from a wide range of backgrounds. You can find the full interview below:
Irene is one of the volunteers at the Canary Canteen, and has lived in High Valleyfield for 12 years. She became a member of Valleyfield Club in 2014 and is now the Chairperson, the key to success behind the canteen is that it's inclusive, open for anyone to join. You can find the full interview … Continue reading Running the Canary Canteen – Case Study
The Canary Canteen is a Community Cafe located in High Valleyfield, South-West Fife. We gathered interviews of some of the volunteers and members of the local community to hear their personal stories and what the community cafes mean to them.RobbieIs a volunteer driver for LinkLiving - who also provides one-to-one support for older people, he … Continue reading Canary Canteen – Interviews and Stories
Jennifer is a 35-year-old woman that lives with anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to meet new people and lacks confidence, especially in social situations. As a consequence, Jennifer is unemployed and feels isolated. During Diversity week in September 2017, Fife Centre for Equalities(FCE) hosted a family fun day at the High Valleyfield … Continue reading Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study