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  • Activity Helpers/Assistants
    with Hyperclub

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO61433 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:The role of an activity assistant for Hyperclub is to develop, create and oversee activities for children with various health issues who need help and support. Activity assistants are responsible for planning in advance and implementing activities for each child/group. The activities they plan should stimulate new interests and skills, meet the individual's needs and promote social, educational and other recreational activities. Activities can be anything from individual hobbies through to organised group activities. activity assistants need to be creative and have initiative in order to develop interesting and engaging activities that the children are able to participate in.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:14
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will receive an induction covering general policies and procedures and be shown around the building. Volunteers are also offered the opportunity to attend the weekly team meeting which discusses matters in the Hyperclub and further training opportunites such as first aid, food hygiene, manual handling, child protection, anger management, etc, are available. Support is provided by the supervisor.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport tickets or fuel costs are reimbursed.

    Experience required:Good communication skills. Leadership. Problem solving skills. Ability to work together with colleagues. Patience. Alertness. Organisation skills. Confidentiality. Administration - light paperwork and an ability to handle requests/complaints.

    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 DetailsThe opportunity takes place at Ballast Bank Community Centre, Inverkeithing, KY11 1DS. There is a large car park in front of the building. Inverkeithing train station is a 10 minute walk from the Centre and there are several bus routes which pass the building regularly.

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

    What Now?

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Type of volunteering: Playschemes / Childrens Clubs
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