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Youth and Childrens Worker

Would you like to make a positive difference to local children and young people? If you are enthusiastic, fun and engaging, maybe a role as a volunteer youth and children?s worker could be just what you are looking for. Support kids to have fun, learn, achieve and feel good about themselves. We are looking for volunteers to support in one of our three open youth clubs (Junior club for P5-7, Senior club for P7-S4 and our Roots club for P3/4).

About The BIG Project

Our project aims to support children and young people to take part in a range of activities that will not only help them personally but aid their social development. We offer a range of activities including sports, drama, singing and the arts to help raise young people?s aspirations, increase self-esteem and develop self- control thus enabling young people to take pride in themselves and their community. For more information about our project please check out our website www.thebigproject.org.uk or contact Jordan on 0131 622 7784

Experience Required

Ability to use your initiative; reliable; enthusiastic; committed; active listening skills; open minded; non-judgemental; sense of humour; likes children and young people and good communication skills. Experience of youth work is desirable but not necessary.

Training Details

Volunteers will undergo induction sessions before they take up the position. They will also be offered training as appropriate either delivered in house or by other organisations. They will have weekly group supervision and termly 1:1 supervision

Flexibility & Commitment

Term Time

3 hours per Week. Minimum Commitment: 6 MonthWeekdays

Location/Travel Details

All opportunities happen once a week term time and take place in Broomhouse Primary School. Buses to Saughton Road - no 22 from Princes Street. Buses to Calder Road - Nos 3, 33, 25 (Lothian Regional Transport). Nos 27 and 28 (First Bus)

Expenses

No expenses paid.

Accessibility Details

  • Named Contact For Volunteer
  • Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet
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