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Adventurers Project Volunteer

PYCP is on the hunt for adventurous volunteers to support the delivery of our new programme of indoor and outdoor adventure based play for p5-7s in North Edinburgh. The programme aims to improve children’s self belief and develop a safer approach to risk. You will be supporting children to participate in adventure play activities including den building, cycling and building fires as well as on trips across Scotland.

About Pilton Youth And Children's Project

Pilton Youth & Childrens Project works with young people aged between 5 - 18 years of age using a variety of methods - school based work, individual support, group work, residential work, area wide partnership work. We aim to give young people the necessary skills to enable them to make informed choices in issues that directly affects them. We want to give local young people new and exciting opportunities to support them in their futures.

Experience Required

Interest in working with children and young people Energy and enthusiasm Willing to learn about Adventure Play Dedication to attending clubs on a weekly basis

Training Details

As this is a new project we will do a group induction for all volunteers with the staff team, covering PYCP and its policies as well as an introduction to adventure play. Volunteers will be supported as a group as part of the evaluation after each session and in 1-1 support sessions at least once a term.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time

2/3 hours per week on a Tuesday or Thursday from 3pm.

Location/Travel Details

Pilton Youth and Children's Project 33 West Pilton Brae EH4 4BH (also some trips but will always start and finish at the project)