Adventure Buddy Volunteers

  • VO72065


Description

Are you adventurous and have an interest in sports, outdoors and having fun? Would you like to help young people engage in activities and trips on a regular basis to build their skills and confidence?

You can as an Adventure Buddy! Where you will help:
*Make a difference to a young person’s life
*Assist with activities and outings
*Support young people to try new activities
*Help young people to have fun
*Build young people’s confidence and self-esteem

At Aberlour Options we run regular day trips, activities and adventures during the school holidays and at weekends. We are looking for inspirational and motivational volunteers with a sense of adventure and an interest in sports, fun, outdoors and wellbeing to help improve the outcomes and the health and social wellbeing of our young people.

Aberlour Options Aberdeen supports children who have complex physical, learning, sensory and emotional needs and autistic spectrum disorders. We can provide a range of services including support at home, in the community, overnight stays, adventure breaks and outreach services. The service also provides community based education support through our inclusion service.

For more information, please contact Shonagh Ferguson on 07864 625069 or email Shonagh.ferguson@aberlour.org.uk . You can also visit www.aberlour.org.uk for more details.

Organisation aims and objectives

Aberlour Options – Aberdeen provides short-breaks to children with disabilities and their families, including overnight respite, day-care and community based outreach.

Availability

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Flexible times available to suit volunteers.

Restrictions

Experience required: A passion and enthusiasm for engaging young people in activities and supporting them to have new experiences.
Travel details: At Aberlour Options Aberdeen .
Minimum age: 1

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All approved expenses will be reimbursed.
Training details: *Induction and child protection training *Additional Support Needs training *Specific training relevant to the role *Ongoing support and supervision
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.