Youth Education Volunteer

We are looking for people who are positive about young people and believe that they can make a difference. The workshops we deliver for young people aged 10-19 to help them to understand, cope with and respond to crisis.

The workshops cover a range of topics including first aid, empathy, migration and more.

Department

Community Education

Responsibilities

What you will be doing

  • Lead interactive workshops for groups of young people in schools and youth settings (e.g. youth groups, community centres and youth offending units).
  • Help to plan workshops and prepare resources.

Knowledge & Skills

The skills you need

  • Able to communicate effectively with young people.
  • Good listening, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Responsible, organised, reliable and able to work independently.
  • Adaptable and willing to try new learning methods.
  • Passionate about exploring humanitarian issues and values.
  • Committed to developing young people’s skills and abilities.
  • Recognise the value of equality and supportive of equality and diversity.
  • Ideally able to lead a 2 – 4 hour session each fortnight usually on weekdays between 9am and 5pm, with occasional weekends or evenings.

Personal Qualities

What's in it for you

  • The opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives.
  • Meet new people and be part of a supportive and inclusive team.
  • A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones.
  • Free training and ongoing personal development for the role.
  • Refund of reasonable expenses spent while volunteering and attending training.

General Requirements

We would like you to volunteer:

One morning or one afternoon a week

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm

For at least 9 months

Ideally you will live within roughly 1 hour travelling time of the workshop location. Please note as part of  this role you will be expected to travel to venues to deliver workshops. This may include carrying light weight equipment or learning materials. 

Apply

Please complete the form below to register your interest in the opportunity.