The opportunity is for vibrant people who enjoy all that entails working with young people of various backgrounds and for those who are looking for experience within events.
Volunteers will assist with the running of events and activities, helping with the set-up, social media and marketing of the events, as well as running activities all day. Volunteers should be flexible as events and activities will take place during weekends and evenings.
If your interested in volunteering with us, get in touch to find out how you can get involved.
Looking to get experience in a youth work setting? We are open to working with students who require to do a work placement as part of a Youth Work related degree. We have a partnership with UWS, speak to your programme leader or get in touch with us to find out more.
Why should I volunteer with the Ayr Ark?
Opportunity to gain a youth qualification
Develop employability skills and work experience.
Meet new people
Volunteer team building days and activities
The Ayr Ark works towards three main aims: • Engaging with young people by running events and activities which address a variety of practical needs for young people whilst working in partnership with local organisation. • Equipping young people with the knowledge and understanding needed for building and developing their own life-skills and self-confidence in a supported environment. • Empowering young people with the experience and confidence to make wise and safe lifestyle choices and to take hold of a more positive future for themselves.
Experience required: We are looking for vibrant people who enjoy all that entails working with young people of various backgrounds and for those who are looking for experience within events.
Travel details: The organization covers volunteer travel expenses post paid
Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Induction training is offered, revisited since new volunteers are being recruited post pandemic. Food hygiene is also provided and organisation tends to support the volunteers throughout the volunteering experience. In addition, the Youth Dynamic Award is also provided (10 years and over).