YOUTH CLUB VOLUNTEER WEDNESDAYS

As a Youth Club volunteer, you would be helping young people to feel welcome, join in with activities and be a great role model.
Youth Club takes place every Wednesday at 6.30-9.00pm.

What You'll Do: 

  To attend and contribute to volunteer de-briefs which occur 15 minutes after each session.

· To act as a positive role model and set standards of behaviour when volunteering with young people.

· To encourage and inspire young people to reach their full potential.

· To assist young people to both recognise and celebrate their achievements.

· To challenge young peoples’ negative attitudes and behaviour in an appropriate manner.

· To adhere to CARAS Child Protection procedures, Confidentiality policy, Health & Safety policy, Equal Opportunities policy and all other policies as relevant.

 

What We're Looking For: 

  To be 18 years or older.

· To be non-judgemental and able to engage with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

· To be reliable and punctual.

· Excellent communication skills, especially with people with varying levels of English.

· The ability to volunteer on Wednesday evenings for a minimum of six months.

· Current resident of the UK.

· Able to provide five years’ worth of addresses, and willing to undergo a DBS check.

· Able to attend compulsory volunteer induction training (online) general and safeguarding prior to the start of role.

Volunteer induction training currently takes place online once a month on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings from 6pm – 8pm. we offer the same trainings on Tuesday and Wednesday daytimes online between 12noon – 2pm once every 3 months.

Your availability to attend 1 general and 1 safeguarding online training session at these times within 3 months of your application would be a prerequisite of being accepted as a volunteer at CARAS.

Summary
Volunteering
Mentor
Refugees
Young People
Wandsworth
Location of opportunity: 
Youth club takes place at Tooting Hub- Beechcroft Road, Tooting, SW17 7BU
24 Weeks Minimum
4 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Empathy
Skills you should possess: 
Welcome and family support
Novice
Languages you should know: 
English
Elementary
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Requirements: 
DBS check
In-Person Interview
Over 18 years old
Phone Interview
Training
These documents must be completed: 

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