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Participation Support Volunteer

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Would you like to help children and young people engage in activities to build their skills and confidence and engage in their local community? The participation support volunteer role will assist in providing and supporting activities for young people.

This role will involve interacting with young people aged 10 - 18 years via a variety of activities e.g. arts, crafts, DJ workshops and general youth work at our weekly sessions as well as at our National events that happen throughout the year.

Organisation aims and objectives

Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experiences young people and care leavers across Scotland. Who Cares? Scotland supports care experiences people to have their voice heard and we make that happen in a number of ways.










This is short term volunteering.


Experience required: Experience of working with children (not essential), a knowledge of issues affecting children and young people, an ability to work well with children and good communication and listening skills.
Travel details: Fortnightly on a Tuesday 5-7.30pm The Edge, Youth Project, 2 Barrhead Road G77 6BB
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Mileage rate of 45 pence per mile, all public transport expenses reimbursed with receipts monthly.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Observation sessions offered before accepted.
Training details: Full induction and child protection training provided before starting. Ongoing training offered and regular support and supervision.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 4 months ago