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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48398

  • Youth Worker
    with Ladybank Youth Club.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:This popular club meets every Wednesday during term time from 6 – 8 pm in Ladybank, and is supported by Fife Council youth work staff
     •  A programme of activities is put together at the start of each term with staff, volunteers and young people working together to decide what they would like to do over the coming weeks
     •  These can include arts and crafts, cooking, pool and gardening in their own plot and much, much more
     •  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, enjoys the company of young people and who can help with some of these activities, engaging and working with the young people to help them get the most out of their time at the club
     •  As a volunteer, you will have access to Fife Council’s comprehensive Youth Worker Training Programme
     •  Regular support is offered by the senior youth worker and community education worker
     •  You will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All volunteers take part in Fife Council youth worker induction training. There is specific core training which should, if possible, take place int he first year. Ongoing training and refresher training is also offered.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses can be dealt with on an individual basis.

    Experience required:The volunteers should enjoy working and talking with children. If the volunteer has specific skills, such as arts and crafts, this would be beneficial, but not essential. Again, some experience would be beneficial, but not essential, as full training wi

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsLadybank

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).