RNIB Children and Young Peoples Activities and Events Volunteer - Scotland

Recruiter
Location
Scotland
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
4913
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

 

We need confident, energetic volunteers to support children and young people with sight loss and sometimes additional support needs. This might be on both an individual and group basis at events and activities including summer camps, leisure, sport and fun educational events.

Due to the nature of this role volunteers need to be over 18.

A PVG Scotland Adults and Children Criminal Check is required for this opportunity

What Will You Be Doing?
Support children and young people; Provide support in running activities; Support with activities and meal times; One to one support and guiding
Some volunteers may be asked to be First Aiders - training would be provided.

When will you be needed?
Flexible

Location:
Various locations around Scotland.
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Communicate at a variety of levels; Enthusiasm, confidence and patience; Understand need for confidentiality; Understanding of high standard of safety
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager