Participation Support Volunteer South Lanarkshire

  • VO80881


Description

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 eg arts/crafts/sports and general youth work at our monthly sessions as well as at our National events that happen throughout the year.

What will I be doing?
Supporting staff to undertake new activities
Helping children and young people to have fun
Building young people’s confidence and self esteem
Being a positive role model

Organisation aims and objectives

Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experienced young people and care leavers across Scotland. We support care experienced people to have their voice heard and influence to make positive change within the care system.

Availability

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Frequency and commitment details

Weekly/fornightly

Restrictions

Experience required: Experience of working with children (Not essential) A knowledge of issues affecting children and young people Ability to work well with children and young people Good communication and listening skills Ability to encourage and motivate children and young people to participate in activities.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses paid monthly
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Observation session
Training details: Ongoing training

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