LLN Specialist Support Assistant

  • VO68632


Description

This role will involve:

Helping young people with literacy, language and numeracy activities that occur naturally within our programmes. E.g. helping a young person write a CV during an employability workshop.

Cascading best practice strategies and resources to other volunteers and Prince's Trust staff members, via email, or in person at Prince's Trust events.

A good understanding of local LLN provision and being a specialist point of contact for other volunteers and Prince's Trust staff members.

Where appropriate, develop and deliver standalone specialist support workshops or 1-to-1 sessions for young people. For example, a 'brush up your business maths' workshop.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Prince’s Trust supports young people aged 11-30 to transform their lives by helping them to develop the confidence and skills to live, learn and earn. Three in four young people supported by The Prince’s Trust move into work, education or training. We have helped 870,000 young people since 1976 and support over 100 more each day.

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On average 4-6 hours per month

Restrictions

The role involves mentoring and supporting young people up to the age of 25, and so may not always be appropriate for younger adults, as it’s not a peer support role
Experience required: Experience of teaching literacy, language and numeracy/English and maths; Passionate about helping young people build their literacy, language and numeracy skills; Good interpersonal skills; Strong English and maths skills.
Travel details: Dundee Centre – 1b Kemback Street, Dundee, DD4 6ET
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers are reimbursed for public travel and expenses can be paid by cheque or BACS, depending on the frequency with which they are claimed
Training details: All volunteers must complete our “Working with Young People” training delivered at our head office in Glasgow. After appointment refresher training is offered on an annual basis.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago

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