Volunteer Youth Worker - Whitby

The Volunteer Youth Worker will:
• provide support to young people who choose to attend the youth project.
• develop relationships with young people based on professional boundaries.
• help maintain a clean and safe environment for activities to take place.
• encourage participation in activities promoting social and emotional wellbeing.
• provide a listening ear and offer proactive support to a young person by encouraging them to participate in their community.
• maintain confidentiality in accordance with youth group policies.
• assist in the delivery of a youth group in a village/town in North Yorkshire that is supported by NYY
• facilitate group work, discussions, and activities with young people.
• communicate with the Youth Co-ordinator, Young People’s Project Workers and other volunteers and workers about programme activities.
• supervise young people and ensure general health & safety and rules of conduct are adhered to.
• build positive relationships with young people and listen to their concerns.
• assist with preparation for youth activities both before and after sessions.

Skills or experience required?:

Ability to build positive relationships with young people and listen to their concerns.

You will require?: Criminal Record Check (DBS)
This opportunity is suitable for: Wheelchair users, Young people aged under 18
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Befriending & buddying, Children & young people
Type(s) of cause supported: Children, young people & families
Where is the opportunity located?: Scarborough
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times: