The Zone Neighbourhood Centre – Group Support (CFW)

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

We are seeking volunteers to assist under supervision of a member of staff, our SEND Nurture Group – a group for young people with disabilities, SEND, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties, and Mental Health.

The group will be run on a Monday at Milton Street.

The volunteer will be required to start at 3.30 to support setting up for the Group delivery time of 4 until 5.45

The group is aimed at 8-12 year olds and the team will be covering a wide variety of curriculum activities.

If you have a few hours to spare each week and are able to volunteer, this would be a great opportunity to consider.

This opportunity will give a volunteer the 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.
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Tasks:

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

  • Support and assist staff to run sessions and activities as required for the group
  • Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards.
  • Help with building new skills, confidence and motivation.
  • Engaging with groups for children, young people and their families
  • Help with supporting children and young people with additional needs
  • Log volunteering hours on computer Better Impact account

Required 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:

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led.

Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

Mandatory training will include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Prevent

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS checking.

Required Age:

18 years +

Schedule:

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The Zone in Wyre Milton Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6QW

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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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