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Volunteering Opportunity: VO94468

  • Childrens Group Volunteer
    with Seal Dunfermline.

    Created/last updated: 29/11/2022


    About this opportunity:Do you believe that all children and young people should be included and supported to develop their full potential? Are you dependable, enthusiastic and can act as a positive role model? Are you regularly available on either a Tuesday or Thursday evening? If you can answer '˜yes' to these questions, then Seal would like to hear from you
     •  Seal is an organisation that offers support to young people who face challenges in their lives
     •  They run weekly groups for young people of primary and secondary school age to take part in structured outcome-based activities to help them to build confidence, resilience and self-esteem, and to have fun
     •  As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to improve children's lives
     •  Volunteer tasks will include interacting with the children, acting as a positive role model and helping to set up for and run activities
     •  Information can also be found on thier website www
     • sealdunfermline
     • org
     • uk
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Introduction to Seal Health and Safety Briefing Code of Conduct and Online Safety Policy Values, Information and Confidentiality Expectations Child Protection Policy and Awareness Training Specific sessions on relevant topics and refresher inputs on policy changes etc Access to topic-based online training provided by third party organisations On-site support from Group Leaders
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses reimbursed

    Experience required:patience, understanding and the ability to engage and communicate effectively with children and young people some of whom may have specific needs linked to neurodivergent conditions including ADHD and autism. positive, caring and accepting attitude and uphold children's rights. volunteers are also expected to conduct themselves in a manner that provides a positive example to group members and act and demonstrate attitudes and behave in ways that are inclusive and non-discriminatory.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsGroup sessions take place at 12 Halbeath Road, Dunfermline (just next to East End Park) on a main bus route.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.