Youth Work Assistant

  • VO78741


Description

To assist in planning and facilitating issue-based group work activities which support LGBT young people to improve confidence and self-esteem, and increase skills and knowledge. To provide support and referral options to LGBT young people who need additional support or specialised services. To monitor and record all work with young people. To carry out such other duties as deemed appropriate and known to be within the competence of the volunteer, and agreed by the team leader.

Organisation aims and objectives

We support young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people aged 13-25. We are looking for youth workers to help at our groups, which provide structured workshops for young people and an opportunity for them to bond with peers with similar experiences. The role would involve getting to know our young people and being a positive role model for them.

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Wednesday Evenings 5.30pm-8.30pm

Restrictions

Experience required: A good knowledge of issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people. A non-judgemental attitude; a good sense of humour; ability to work with a diverse range of people.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: Travel expenses paid monthly
Training details: Compulsory Training Provided: - Introduction to LGBT Youth Scotland - Group Work & One-to-One Skills - Supporting Trans Young People - Protection of Children, Young People & Vulnerable Adults

Last updated 5 months ago