Youth Work Volunteer

  • VO87525


Volunteers to assist in the running of pop-up youth spaces between June and August 2021. Assisting with setting up the hall, having a chat with young people and helping with activities. Activities will take place within the town hall and during August in the local park. Supervising young people on bus trips to other youth activities in Castle Douglas, Gatehouse and Kirkcudbright.

Organisation aims and objectives

CatStrand is the central hub of the Glenkens Community & Arts Trust (GCAT). Its main aim is to bring much needed activities, services and facilities to this geographically isolated area through a year round programme of community and arts events. It offers a range of community services including a bus service, newsletter, drop-in advice sessions and free internet access and also acts as a hub for local tourism and heritage information. CatStrand provides the base for the Connecting in Communities project; which provides events and opportunities for Glenkens residents, including: Fitness, Yoga, Tai Chi, Adult Dance/Movement, Ukulele Group(s), Digital Photography, Singing and the Glenkens Men's Shed in Balmaclellan. Catstrand currently has a number of different opportunities for volunteers of all ages to get involved with.


PVG membership required
Experience required: No experience is necessary. An interest in working with young people is essential along with good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
Minimum age: 18

Last updated 2 months ago

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