Youth Club Volunteer

  • VO74917


Description

Planning and setting up activities then helping at youth clubs with cooking, sports, arts & crafts, discussions, gardening and much more. We are looking for a volunteers who can commit to a regular club each week to support our youth work team, generally watching out for the safety of the young people and encouraging them to have fun through participating in different activities. Depending on your experience and interests, there may be opportunities to take forward your own project if you wish.

Organisation aims and objectives

FetLor Youth Club provides a safe environment for young people ages 7-17 from across north Edinburgh. They can receive support and gain life skills through taking part in a range of activities and opportunities offered at the club.

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We ask our volunteers to support us for a minimum of around 3 hours a week, the equivalent of one youth club. We ask for a commitment of at least one school term (Sept-Dec/Jan-Apr/Apr-Jun) to ensure continuity for young people and hope many of our volunteers will want to build long term relationships. Hours can be flexible, Clubs run from 1530-2030. We would ask for a commitment of one school term to ensure continuity for young people.

Restrictions

Experience required: We are looking for people who enjoy interacting with young people and want to make a positive difference to their lives. We prefer volunteers who have experience working with young people. Ideally volunteers have a particular skill or interest they would like to share as part of our programme.
Travel details: FetLor Youth Club, 122 Crewe Road South, EH4 5LY
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: No expenses paid.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: A half day induction session will take place prior to the start of volunteering. Internal training is delivered on health and safety procedures and child protection. A volunteer handbook is issued. Certified training opportunities can be discussed with long term volunteers.

Last updated a month 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.