Young Carer Activity volunteer

Location: Trips around Craven and/or monthly youth club in Glusburn BD20

Brief Description of Role:
Assisting the young carer worker at monthly term time youth club and/or on day trips/activities provided for groups of young carers during school holidays.

Time Commitment: 2 hours once per month and/or flexible to attend trips during school holidays – trips may be a couple of hours or most of a day; commitment is flexible to meet volunteer requirements
Tasks you will be responsible for:
• Helping supervise the young carers
• Helping the worker with admin tasks such as checking registers
• Helping the young carers with the activities
• Helping the young carer worker set up activities at youth club and pack away at the end.

Skills or experience required?:

Essential Qualities required:
• Enjoy engaging with young people, in groups and individually
• Understanding of boundaries around working with young people (basic safeguarding training will be provided)
• Reliable
• Organised
• Attentive
• First Aid knowledge – training will be provided

Desirable Qualities:
• Enjoys playing and joining in activities, from arts and crafts to theme park trips
• Own car and clean driving licence

You will require?: Criminal Record Check (DBS), Drivers licence, A car
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Children & young people
Type(s) of cause supported: Carers
Where is the opportunity located?: Craven
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2 but requirement will be flexible to meet volunteer commitments
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times: