Friday Youth Work Team

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This opportunity is for vibrant people who enjoy all that entails working with young people of various backgrounds. The Ark is open to young people on Friday evenings from 7pm – 9.30pm. Volunteers are required to help from 6.30pm-9.30pm for set up and close down.

Some of the responsibilities include, serving drinks and snacks at the bar, capturing social media images and videos, helping operate the sound booth and music.

Volunteers roles are rotated throughout the night, to allow you to gain more skills and qualities.

​Why should I volunteer with the Ayr Ark?
· Opportunity to gain a youth qualification.
· Develop employability skills and work experience.
· Training opportunities.
· Meet new people.
· Volunteer team building days and activities.

One of our volunteers, started coming to the Ayr Ark at the age of 13 and went on to become a part of our volunteer group. Erin recently left us to start UNI but when asked ab out her experience of volunteering she said:

“I’ve made friends for life here and gained skills and real life experience I never thought possible and it helped me grow as a person” – Erin Cran, Volunteer.

Organisation aims and objectives

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.











Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Any further training that may be required will be provided free of charge by The Ark.