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Young Carers Sessional volunteer

Young Carers Sessional volunteer

  • Location:

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Volunteer

  • Contract type:

    Volunteer

  • Contact:

    Volunteers

  • Contact email:

    volunteers@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    LF1838_1562061664

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-01

Title:

Young Carers Sessional Worker

Responsible to:

Volunteer Manager & YC Team Events & Activities Coordinator

Role Purpose:

Helping the Sessional Youth Leader to run group club sessions and day trips, including the Summer Scheme, for carers aged 5 - 18.

Location:

First Thursday of the month as our centre in Solihull, situated at the back of the Fire Station 5-7pm or 7-9pm
Second Wednesday of the month at Castle Bromwich Youth Centre, Solihull 5-7pm or 7-9pm
Last Saturday of the month at Hatchford Brook Youth Centre, old lode lane, Solihull 1-3.30pm

Day trips - anywhere in the UK, with a local pick up point.

Preparatory work from home/office.

Hours of work:

Club sessions Saturdays. Weekly-Monthly

Day trips: all day (09:00 - 19:00) approx. 2 per school holiday, with scope for more.

Tasks &responsibilities involved:

Helping to set up and clear up after sessions.

Helping to plan group club sessions activities and day trips.

Helping to prepare snacks and refreshments.

Assisting in the supervision of young people during activities.

Skills. knowledge & experience required:

Good communication skills, especially active listening.

Experience of working with groups of children.

Understanding of the issues of and support required by young carers.

Personal qualities required:

Confident

Enthusiastic

Flexible

Innovative

Totally reliable

Induction:

General Induction

Health & Safety, Risk Assessment at venues

Completing a child Incident report form

Training:

Safeguarding

Food Hygiene

Review period:

Induction review after first 3 sessions.

On-going reviews every 2 months.

Expenses:

Mileage or bus fare incurred from travelling to and from main office and events locations.

If you are interested please email ehunter@solihullcarers.org.