Buddy - Craven

The role of the buddy is to develop a relationship with a young person so that they can provide social and developmental support for that young person.

Skills or experience required?:

Excellent Listening skills
First-rate interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to engage young people
Ability to encourage strengths and challenge weaknesses
Commitment to personal development
Patience
Reliable
Non-Judgemental
Enthusiastic and positive
Persistence
Awareness of issues facing young people
Life experience
Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends where necessary

Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Befriending & buddying, Children & young people, Health & wellbeing
Type(s) of cause supported: Children, young people & families
Where is the opportunity located?: Craven
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 1 hour minimum
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening