RNIB Children and Family Support Volunteer - Day and Residential - Southern Trust Area NI

Recruiter
Location
Armagh, Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
Posted
04 May 2017
Closes
04 Aug 2017
Ref
10570
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Do you love to interact with children and families? We need your help to assist with a range of activities at organised day and residential events for blind and partially sighted children and their families. Assist us with group and one to one play and recreational activities at a range of events throughout the year.

An Access NI Enhanced check for regulated activity with adults and children is required.
Flexible

Location:
Southern Trust Area ( Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Dungannon and Newry).

What Will You Be Doing?
Support children and young people; One to one support and guiding; Offer guidance with activities
As well as being involved in activities, you will provide general support to the staff of the Children & Families Team. You may be asked to stay overnight with some of the Residential weekends.
   
When will you be needed?

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Ability to use your own initiative; Enthusiasm, confidence and patience; Observe confidentiality at all times
   
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