The Young Archaeologists’ Club in Orkney are recruiting a team of volunteers, so that we can offer young people 8-15 in Orkney more opportunities to get involved in the fascinating archaeology in the county.
We’re looking for Branch Assistants who will:
Develop, plan and deliver fun and educational sessions for young people, themed on archaeology.
Supervise young people during sessions
Work with the team to create an annual programme of sessions
Risk assess activities during planning
Work within a team of volunteers
For more info see: www.yac-uk.org/assistant
Experience required: Reliable and trustworthy
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organisational skills
Friendly and approachable
Good at working with children
Ability to support other volunteers
Enthusiasm for archaeology
A good role model for young people
Able to adhere to YAC procedures for safeguarding and Health and Safety
Minimum age: 16
Training details: Induction would be informal meeting by the YAC Orkney team. Support would also be provided by the local branch team members
YAC UK offer volunteer support—and have a volunteer coordinator (Cecilia Tuvo).
Training is provided in all necessary areas: e.g. First Aid; Child Protection; YAC Leaders Weekend