Youth Group Volunteer

  • VO97321


Description

We are looking for volunteers to help at our various youth provisions. We have a youth art group that runs every Friday evening and we also have children and families cooking classes.

The volunteer role will involve working with our youth worker and project worker to deliver art groups, cooking groups or other groups as part of our youth provision. The role will include, setting up and tidying up before and after sessions, working with the young people on various projects, engaging with the young people to help them develop and to find out what they would like to do.To adhere to our safeguarding policy and follow all relelvant procedures.

Organisation aims and objectives

Boomerang was set up in 1999 to provide a safe, comfortable and friendly centre in the heart of the community to stimulate community involvement and development with an aim to community regeneration. The project provides a user led centre assisting a variety of groups with varying interests to increase confidence, promote skills and strengthen individual identity and responsibilities.

Availability

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weekly. 2 hours per session minimum (for set up/clear up either side of session), minimum of 1 session per week. Friday has 2 classes 4pm-530pm, 6pm-730pm. Tues & Wed have one class each 4pm-530pm.

Frequency and commitment details

weekly. 2 hours per session minimum (for set up/clear up either side of session), minimum of 1 session per week. Friday has 2 classes 4pm-530pm, 6pm-730pm. Tues & Wed have one class each 4pm-530pm.

Restrictions

Experience required: An interest in working with young people/youth work. Either an art background or interest in cooking depending on which sessions you are volunteering for.
Travel details: Boomerang Centre, 10 Kemback Street, Dundee DD4 6ET

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses for getting to the centre may be reimbursed
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Can trial one session to see if the role suits
Training details: Shadowing another volunteer/staff, any other relevant training will be offered. Will be required to be a member of the PVG scheme.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet