Action Young People’s Residential Activity Volunteer - Surrey

Recruiter
Location
Dorking, Surrey
Posted
04 May 2017
Closes
04 Aug 2017
Ref
10907
Skills
Youth Work
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

We are running residential Activity Programmes in April, August and October for young people aged 14-17 with sight loss. We need you to help with outdoor pursuits, team games and conservation activity, so they can increase self-confidence and independence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun! There will also be an opportunity for them to gain the John Muir Award.

You must be over 18.
A DBS Enhanced check for regulated activity with children Criminal Record Check is required.

When will you be needed?
April, August and October 2017.

Locations:

Juniper Hall Field, Old London Road, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6DA

What Will You Be Doing?
Provide support in running activities; Offer guidance with activities
   
What Will You Be Doing - Further Info
Support activities such as climbing, canoeing, wildlife walks, bushcraft, hiking and camping. Help young people gain the John Muir Award, an environmental award earned through discovering, exploring and looking after the natural surroundings.
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Enthusiasm, confidence and patience; Understanding of high standard of safety
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with young people
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Training as appropriate