Under 19s Youth Club Great Dunmow

Accuro provides a range of services for children, young people and adults with a disability, & their family. The recruitment of volunteers is seen as an essential & vital component in the delivery of most of these services.

Accuro’s Under 19’s Scheme operates in Great Dunmow and provides a fun, safe and stimulating environment for young people between the age of 11 and 19 who have a range of disabilities. The club currently run from 6.15pm. – 8.15pm on Wednesdays during term time. 

The role of volunteers is to assist in increasing & maintaining the opportunities for young people with a disability to access social & leisure activities that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Volunteers may be asked to assist & support young people with a variety of small group activities or outings whilst at the Under 19’s Club.

Skills

Friendly and approachable manner and enjoy being part of a team. Training given, to include Safeguarding Training.

Hopes & Expectations:

• Hours to be by mutual agreement between volunteers and Scheme Co-ordinator. 

• Supporting young people to participate in leisure activities and outings as requested by 

the Scheme Co-ordinator

• Using initiative to assist in a situation where another member of staff or volunteer may 

need support.

• Becoming a member of a committed team.

• Expressing ideas for new/novel activities and outings

• Attending volunteer meetings & training sessions relevant to the post.

• Awareness of appropriate language & behaviour within the group. 

• To follow the guidelines and policies of Accuro


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/01/2019

End Date: 30/01/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No Yes No No No No

Availability Details

Dunmow Youth Centre,


Location

This opportunity is available in: Uttlesford


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