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Advocacy – Eating Disorders (YP)

CAPS require a young person age 16-26 to work with CAPS collective advocacy team to raise awareness of eating disorders. The role involves talking about and sharing personal experience of eating disorders with groups of young people in various community settings. The role involves showing a film about eating disorders , talking about and sharing personal experience of eating disorders with groups of young people in various community settings.

About CAPS Independent Advocacy

CAPS is an independent advocacy organisation for people who use or have used mental health services. We are completely independent from the people who fund us and those who provide other services to the people we work with. We provide individual and collective advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian. We also host several experience-led projects across Lothian.

Experience Required

You will need good communication skills, lived experience of living with an Eating disorders, & be willing to share experiences with young people from different backgrounds. You need to be available during school hours . A sense of commitment & willingness to travel locally are important.

Training Details

CAPS have a dedicated volunteer coordinator to provide training & mentoring for volunteers.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time;Flexible

Around 3 hours a month, flexible.

Location/Travel Details

EH3 9DR and various locations across the Lothians

Expenses

Out of pocket expenses reimbursed (travel)

Accessibility Details

  • Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet
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