To support youth workers during the delivery of services by making contact and establishing relationships with young people. Encouraging and enabling young people to participate in a range of personally challenging activities.
As part of the team involve young people in the decision-making processes whereby individuals and groups take on responsibilities for themselves and others in their project and the wider community.
Negotiate with young people on their involvement in the programme including planning, implementation and evaluation.
To adhere to the Safeguarding Procedures, ensuring concerns are reported correctly.
To participate in the supervision process, to take personal responsibility for the identification of learning and development opportunities and reflect on training needs for discussion with the line manager.
To comply with individual responsibilities in accordance with role for health and safety in the workplace and to take all necessary steps to provide a safe and healthy environment for staff, service users and general public.
To ensure that all tasks carried out are in accordance with the Essex County Council Equal Opportunities Policy and Practice.
In Youth Centres across the district
Carousel Centre Braintree
Resource centre Halstead
also Youth Centre Bus travelling to villages inc: Earls Colne, Hedingham, Gosfield, Gt Yeldham
A Youth Work qualification or be prepared to undertake relevant JNC recognised qualification (introduction to youth work)
Ability to be part of the team to involve young people in the decision-making processes whereby individuals and groups take on responsibilities for themselves and others in their project and the wider community
Ability to build relationships and relate well to young people
Abillity to motivate young people and facilitate young peoples learning
Commitment to challenging prejudice and ignorance
Ability to develop work with young people to achieve planned outcomes
Numerate and literate
- Suitable for under 18s
- DBS check required
- Training provided
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Expenses reimbursed
- Equal opportunities policy
- Written role description
- Volunteer induction
- Ongoing support
- Health and Safety Policy
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 02/10/2014
End Date: 31/12/2018
This opportunity is available in: Braintree