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Offered by:
First Steps ED
 
Location(s): Hyson Green and Arboretum, Lenton and Wollaton East
 
Address where volunteering takes place: Volunteering takes place at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University Nottingham  

How many places are on offer?

Awaiting information

Purpose of Role:

We are looking for volunteers to support our ever expanding Eating Disorders In Student Service (EDISS) project at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. Help raise funds for the charity and raise awareness of eating disorders and First Step's services.


Role Description:

We are looking for volunteers to support our ever expanding Eating Disorders In Student Service (EDISS) project at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. Our goal is to support students with mild to moderate eating disorders and difficulties.

We are always on the lookout for fundraising and awareness raising opportunities across Nottingham, as we are a charity and rely on donations and fundraising. We also love to spread awareness of eating disorders, and reduce the stigma attached to mental health problems to allow more people to access the support they need.

An awareness raising and fundraising volunteer ensures that our services are highly visible and accessible to those who need them and will increase students' awareness of eating disorders. This may include leaflet or poster drops in GP surgeries and libraries, assisting at information stands or talking to groups of students about what eating disorders are and how First Steps can help. You would also be responsible for planning new and exciting fundraising techniques, and executing these yourself where possible.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

For this role, you will need:

Confidence in talking to people
Enthusiasm
Knowledge of or willingness to learn about eating disorders
Empathy
Recognition of the importance of confidentiality

You wiill have the opportunity to develop:

Teamwork
Communication and presentation skills
Excellent experience for your CV
A greater knowledge of eating disorders

 
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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?
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Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out?
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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