Out of School Care Volunteer

Hamilton, Cambridge

In this role you will be assisting staff to actively supervise children in the Out of School Care programme, being aware of their whereabouts at all times.

You will actively participate and interact with children while being involved in all of the activities. This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership/coaching abilities by running small games and activities. You'll gain lots of useful work experience that can translate into other opportunities.

You will be involved in the set-up and clean-up of activities and facility areas used by the children. As this role is working with children, all volunteers will need to complete the police vetting process before starting placement, and are also required to complete the YMCA safeguarding training.

This is a fun role where you can gain some skills, put existing skills into action and get a huge sense of satisfaction from making a positive difference in the life of a young person.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals:
Goal 3 - Good health and well being
Goal 4 - Quality Education
Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Requirements:
  • We require people who either have experience with children, or who are currently training in education or early childhood
  • You will need to have lots of energy and a pretty good level of fitness. A good standard of English language is required along with some solid communication skills.
  • You must be reliable and have transport options that mean you can regularly get to your volunteer shift.
  • You need to be able to give and receive feedback, have common sense, and be committed to keeping young people safe.
  • If you enjoy being a positive role model for a young person then this is the volunteer role for you. We offer training in Safeguarding and for volunteers who make a longer term commitment to us there is the opportunity of free gym membership.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Can you commit to 4 hours a week? or more?

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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