Play Session Volunteer (Summer)

  • VO68501


Description

Play Alloa is the leading provider of play and social opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and additional support needs from Clackmannanshire, providing a range of group based activity sessions. They also provide a range of Parent/Carer activities including: regular information sessions; drop-in facilities, a support group, an information base, regular support and information through social media and newsletter. Play Alloa also work with families to draw up individual support packages.

Website – www.playalloa.co.uk

Play Alloa are looking for volunteers to assist them with a variety of sessions/groups they have running throughout the summer. You will work closely with the core office staff and sessional staff to support the children and adults involved.
If you are interested in getting involved in more than one group there is the scope for you to do that.

You will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme and provide references.

Organisation aims and objectives

Play Alloa aims to provide a creative, life-enhancing range of play and social opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and additional support needs and, in doing so, strengthen their ability to achieve their full potential. We aims to provide parents and siblings respite from their caring role and support to the whole family through information, peer support and improved respite care opportunities. We aim to provide our service users with effective skills and experiences which will enhance their life and will develop the concept of early intervention, transition and inclusion. Play Alloa aims to form an integral part of the local community, effectively contributing by providing employment, voluntary opportunities, work experience, developing life skills for the future, and promoting inclusion via our unique service. In order to do this, Play Alloa provides a range of age appropriate play and social activities across the week to parents/carers, and their children, young people and adults with disabilities and additional support needs from across Clackmannanshire.

Availability

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Times dependent upon the sessions that are running.

Restrictions

Experience required: Experience working with children would be beneficial but not required.
Travel details: Expenses paid.
Minimum age: 14

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Volunteers undergo an induction to familiarise them with all Play Alloa policies and procedures relevant to the role they fulfil. You will also receive on the job training and support throughout your placement. For this role, this includes: online sessions, child protection, food training and additional training that arises throughout the year.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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