Street Friends Helping the Homeless, Aberdeen
Induction with links for reading and certification
Register online & Read handbook, log in and log out, and all information on website loading references/ or a reference and a PVG cert if you have one and a passport style/ photo i.d. (current members). all New members will do this as standard induction completed prior to day 1 – they are then trainee volunteers for the month. Help provided should anyone be struggling.
When ready, to confirm this has been done, we ask all volunteers to kindly follow the volunteers pathway.
For 3, 4, 5 you just open your own account at SDF, by clicking links. You then complete the courses at your own pace, help can be given if required. You can start buddy up volunteering as soon as you have registered online.
you will have the option to be professionally trained in short 10 mins covid19 approved naloxone traing and be issued with your official naloxone kit sdf/nhs/ada course from our training team
Street Friends helping the homeless, Aberdeen. We have liaised with leading charities/service/professionals. As a result we can now offer Naloxone kits with just ten minutes training. With follow up reading and videos to watch at home. This is approved by the SDF, NHS, ADA
ADA naloxone trainers Linda & Sam will teach new people up to 5 a week, one at a time, due to Covid19, so a fast 10 minute course of the basics use, when, signs etc. Then we can issue you kits. People are responsible to watch follow up videos and read info found below afterwards to ensure they are confident = within 1st month
Volunteer Pathway and training requirements, you are welcome to do more.
Please note if you are not signing in or our, you will not be illegible for any future promotion. even if the training is completed.
Bronze Tier Volunteers Award
This can be awarded once induction training is completed and volunteer hours have been logged approx. up to 3 months time, depending on feedback and reports
Silver Tier Volunteers Award
Depending on recommendations and hours logged further to and achieving the following courses they can then look at possible silver between 3- 6 months approx.
Contraception and people using substances
Hepatitis new treatments
Drug use Bacterial Infections
Basic First course (tbc)
Gold Tier Volunteers Award
Depending on recommendations and hours logged further and achieving the following courses they can then look at possible achieving gold around 1 year after volunteering
Advanced first aid course (tbc)
We will by then be able to have funding sorted and enable us to professionally offer full First Aid Courses. Looking into discounts and loans for reductions.
Professional PVG’s registered and a lot more – this will encourage funding streams, grants, loans, and further support form then onwards. Interested in applying for your PVG or transferring role description - HERE