Da Cafe Volunteer

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Main purpose of role:
Da Café volunteers can have many different roles, depending on what you want to do and have the opportunity to do. The important thing is that roles are negotiated and agreed with your youth worker.

Main Responsibilities:
While the Da Café volunteer can have many different responsibilities. There are a set of core values that go with being a volunteer.

Your main responsibilities are to:
• Behave safely
• Not take advantage of your position
• Be a positive role model
• Be honest and trustworthy
• Be reliable
• Ask for help when in doubt
• Respect any facilities and equipment
• Actively promote equal opportunities
• Be open and positive
• Be constructive
• Be proud of what you achieve
• Enable other young people to take on more responsibility and encourage them to work up to taking on a Volunteer role too.
Some tasks you may be asked to do in Da Café are:
• Talk and engage with all young people in the space
• Encourage people to take part in games
• Spend time talking with those that are alone
• Clear up tables of rubbish
• Help with the sign in process and handing out vouchers
• Take the lead in setting up games or introducing new games or activities
• Feed into the evaluation form at the end of the session
• Feedback any worries or concerns to the youth worker

Organisation aims and objectives

The OPEN Peer Education Project provides training and support for young adults aged 16-25 to enable them to become peer educators, delivering workshops on issues that they feel are important to themselves and their peers in their local communities, e.g. sexual health and relationships, harm reduction in drugs awareness, young parenting.










Mondays and Thursdays 4-6pm (term-time)

Frequency and commitment details

Mondays and Thursdays 4-6pm (term-time)


Experience required: Please see responsibilities section of role description.
Travel details: Da Cafe is based in the Olive Tree, Bolts Shopping Centre.
Minimum age: 14
Maximum age: 25


Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Support: Childcare,
Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet