Reparation Activity Volunteer

Role purpose – Assisting with the supervision and support of young people with a Reparation Order working on various ‘hands –on’ projects within the local community and sharing your skills and experience to help motivate and encourage young people whilst undertaking practical, meaningful work

 

Personal Qualities and Skills
• Be over 18 years old
• Have an open and non judgmental approach
• Be able to relate to and engage with young people
• Be able to remain tolerant and patient in challenging situations,
• Be an effective listener and have excellent communication skills
• Be able to establish and maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality at all times
• Be reliable and punctual
• Be able to work as part of a team

 

Specific Project Requirements
• Reparation activities are generally scheduled to take place on a Saturday and Sunday morning
• We would want you to join the group at the activity venue from approx. 9.30am to 12.30pm. (Hours vary depending upon the location of the venue/location of the young people and associated travelling time)
• Occasional weekday sessions may be available
• A current driving licence and your own car is required to travel to/from the activity venues
• Be able to commit to the service for at least a 12 month period

 

Volunteer Benefits
• Training and development opportunities
• Travel expenses will be paid
• Regular Reparation Team meetings and 1-2-1 support
• Whilst challenging, the role provides good workplace experience for many youth work related career paths

 

Please complete the Application Form and Email to recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk for more information on how to become a volunteer at YMCA.