Group Support Volunteers

  • VO65624


Description

As a group support volunteer, you would alonvolunteer gside another member/s of the team to assist with group activities including arts, crafts, cooking, sports, music which can help to improve the health and wellbeing or our young people.

The impact you can make...
You would look to introduce young people to new activities to help them learn new skills and develop new interests. Group support volunteers can volunteer from age 14 and over and don’t have to have previous experience of volunteering or working with young people. For our groups having a volunteer can make such a positive impact on their lives and help change their future. Through groups you can develop confidence and self-belief to achieve life goals.

The benefits to you...
As a volunteer you will gain practical experience of spending time with children and young people and increase your knowledge about the issues affecting young people. You will meet a range of new people and be filled with a sense of satisfaction, knowing that you have helped make a difference in a child or young persons life.

Volunteers can spend their time on a weekly basis and days/evenings and times can be flexible. Excellent support provided to all our volunteers.

Organisation aims and objectives

Projects caring for children, young people and families.

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After school and evenings or during school holidays 2-3 hours per week Minimum commitment of 6 months required.

Restrictions

if have a criminal record need to have been clear for a minimum of a year and we would assess each individual circumstance to see if appropriate for our service.
Travel details: Aberlour Youth Point in Elgin.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All expenses will be paid monthly
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Could come along supervised, to groups that are running.
Training details: Will do the mandatory training at Aberlour Youthpoint and offered any other relevant training and will have regular contact with the volunteer co-ordinator.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer