Young Carer Activity volunteer

Location: Trips around Craven and/or monthly youth club in Glusburn BD20

Brief Description of Role: Assisting the young carer worker at monthly term time youth club and/or on day trips/activities provided for groups of young carers during school holidays.

Essential Qualities required: • Enjoy engaging with young people, in groups and individually • Understanding of boundaries around working with young people (basic safeguarding training will be provided) • Reliable • Organised • Attentive • First Aid knowledge – training will be provided

Desirable Qualities: • Enjoys playing and joining in activities, from arts and crafts to theme park trips • Own car and clean driving licence

Time Commitment: 2 hours once per month and/or flexible to attend trips during school holidays – trips may be a couple of hours or most of a day; commitment is flexible to meet volunteer requirements

Tasks you will be responsible for: • Helping supervise the young carers • Helping the worker with admin tasks such as checking registers • Helping the young carers with the activities • Helping the young carer worker set up activities at youth club and pack away at the end.

For further information, please contact: Sally Horner, Volunteer Coordinator shorner@carersresource.org Tel: : 07761 510603

Skills

Essential Qualities required: • Enjoy engaging with young people, in groups and individually • Understanding of boundaries around working with young people (basic safeguarding training will be provided) • Reliable • Organised • Attentive • First Aid knowledge – training will be provided


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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