Children & Family Wellbeing Group Support – Accrington

Would you like to support a LGBT group on a Thursday afternoon?

Do you want to make a difference in your local community?

If you have a few hours to spare each week and can volunteer, consider this an excellent opportunity.   

Children, Family, & Wellbeing Service, are seeking volunteers to assist under the supervision of a staff member to help those who access their services.  

They require Group Support volunteers for their building-based and Mobile Youth Bus activities.   

This opportunity will give a volunteer a chance to:  

  • Gain experience from volunteering for this opportunity.  
  • Make a positive difference to a child, young person, and their family.  
  • Use their creative skills.  
  • Improve their confidence and self-esteem.  

 Overview of Service:  

 Children and Family wellbeing Services, prevention and Early Help Service offers support to children, young people and families aged 0-19+years (0-25 Years for SEND) and their families. The service identifies when a child, young person, or family needs support as early as possible.  

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Tasks:

All tasks are carried out under the supervision of a member of staff:   

  • Support and assist staff in running sessions and activities as required for the group  
  • Help set up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards (Building based)  
  • Help with building new skills, confidence and motivation.   
  • Engaging with groups of children, young people and their families.  
  • Help with supporting children and young people with additional needs.  
  • Log volunteering hours on Better Impact Volunteers account.

Required Qualities:

Essential qualities:  

  • Patience and understanding   
  • Approachable and Friendly  
  • Non-Judgemental  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality  
  • Trustworthy  
  • An ability to motivate and inspire others  
  • Good Communication skills – Good Active Listener  
  • Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support  

 

Training:

Volunteers must have completed the required eLearning training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to refresh the training were needed regularly

Essential training will include:

  • Child Sexual Exploitation  
  • Data Security Awareness  
  • Health & Safety  
  • Prevent  
  • Resuscitation 
  • Safeguarding Children Level 1  

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS checking.

Required Age:

18 years +

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New Era Complex, Accrington BB5 2EJ

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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