Engage Daily Update - 01 October
Challenge Poverty Week starts on Monday
Challenge Poverty Week is designed to highlight that poverty is a problem we can solve, and to showcase solutions we can all get behind.
The week is an opportunity for you to raise your voice against poverty and unite with others in calling for a more just and equal Scotland.
Find out more here
Support for Individuals
Could you be an Online Safety Ambassador?
Would you like to help people learn how to spot potential online scams, protect themselves online and recognise if someone is at risk of online fraud?
Renfrewshire Council, in partnership with Get Safe Online, is looking for volunteers to help educate and support people to become safer online. You just need a basic understanding of internet, a passion for helping others and we will teach you to how to recognise fraud.
Online safety isn’t about technology it’s about understanding fraud whether it comes in a letter or through an email. Many of us spend more time online these days, and some people feel very isolated, which means there are more opportunities to become a victim of fraud and you can help stop that happening.
Once trained by the experts from Get Safe Online, you will receive a certificate and you’ll form part of a network of ‘Online Safety Ambassadors’. You get to choose how you engage with your communities to get the online safety message out to your family, friends and community. How you do that is completely up to you and could range from raising awareness via email to delivering training.
Training to become an Online Safety Ambassador will take place “online” over 2 x 3 hour sessions in November 2021. All materials will be provided, as well as ongoing mentoring and support to help you deliver advice effectively and confidently. Sessions will be offered daytime, evening, and weekends to enable as many to take part as possible.
If becoming an Online Safety Ambassador seems like the volunteering role for you, please reply to this email to register your interest by Monday 25 October 2021.
Any questions please contact either Carol Peters firstname.lastname@example.org or Diane Webb email@example.com
What makes engagement meaningful? 28 October & 5 November (same event on both dates)
Scottish Recovery Network believe that when you invite people to contribute their ideas and time the whole focus should be on finding out what is important to them. Join us for a free online discussion and sharing event to explore what makes engagement with people with lived experience meaningful? https://bit.ly/3oj9auo
Peer Group Facilitation: Sharing the power! 2 November
Join Scottish Recovery Network and friends at this free online event to explore what peer facilitators need to ensure peer support groups are a great experience for all https://bit.ly/3ur9QPd