Community Group Volunteer

  • VO79082


Description

The aim of the role is to work within a group to plan and deliver fundraising events to raise money to continue to allow us to provide fun and friendship for disabled children across the east of Scotland. You can either join your local group or if there is no group in your local area we will support you to set up your own group. You will be our friendly local face in the community.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Yard is an adventure playground and centre, especially adapted to offer freeplay opportunities to children and young people with additional support needs between the ages of 3 to 25 years old. Staff and volunteers support children in accessing resources and exploring the varied and stimulating environment on offer. The enable children to confidentially approach new and challenging experiences with an element of risk.

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2 hours a week for 3 months

Restrictions

Experience required: Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to participate in the team. Good local knowledge and links in your community A passion and desire to represent The Yard at events Good communication and organisation skills An ability to work with and relate to people of all ages.
Travel details: This role will be based in your local community and is very flexible to work around your own time commitments.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We have a volunteer expenses form for volunteers to fill out, along with copies of their receipts. Our finance team will then expense you directly into your bank account via BACS.
Training details: Learning new skills and meeting new people Getting more involved in a local charity and helping us continue to provide a fun and safe place for disabled children to play and make friends. Having fun! Keeping active and involved with like-minded and inspiring people in the community A great skill and addition to your CV

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.