Create Paisley is a youth arts charity with the goal of seeing young people transformed through creativity, community, confidence and finding their voice.
Create are looking for volunteers to support their arts cafe nights. The cafe’s offer a free creative space for 12-21 year olds to express themselves through music or art and to connect with friends.
Create was built by, and is sustained by volunteers. Create invests in volunteers, and provides opportunities to utilise their skills, as well as offering support and training to develop new ones.
• To assist in set up and ensure the space is safe/welcoming
• To assist with the running and delivery of the Create Cafe nights
• To facilitate/participate in games, activities, and discussions with young people
• To assist in clean-up and debrief after each cafe
• To be vigilant to any safeguarding or health and safety concerns
As well as looking for volunteers who are able to assist with the practical and safety elements of the cafes, we are looking for volunteers who would be willing to take the lead in running different activities, such as arts and crafts, or music activities.
Youth Creative Arts charity, providing safe spaces for young people to engage in creativity, social justice & have a voice in their local community.
Create Paisley is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects all applicants to share this commitment.
Experience required: Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive relationships with young people Creative skills are desired but not essential Attitudes Are enthusiastic about the values, vision and ethos of Create Paisley Enjoys the experience of working with young people and demonstrates an interest in supporting their personal development. Reliable and trustworthy Willing to take any identified training. Experience of working with young people and as part of a Team
Minimum age: 18
Training details: 2-3 Training Days per yearThere will be a comprehensive youth work training day
Regular ongoing one to one support and supervision to support the volunteer in their ongoing personal development.
Personal training needs of the volunteer will be met