Youth Worker (School Holidays)

The Pod

Name: Youth Worker (School Holidays)
Organisation: The Pod
Location: Vallis Youth & Community Centre, Vallis Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3EF
Type: Part Time
As a bank worker on our holiday activity programme your availability during many but not all of the school holidays is essential. You would be required to visit Pod Youth Club on a Tuesday evening to meet the team and Young People you will be supporting.

Description

Are you free in the school holidays? If so, would you like to volunteer at The Pod Youth Club in Frome?

The Pod Youth club is a weekly youth club in term time that welcomes children aged 10-18 years old with additional needs and social communication difficulties. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in working with young people to do so in a fun and inclusive environment.

During the school holidays the Pod Youth Club meets on a Tuesday usually from 10am - 3pm although some flexibility will be required for trips out.

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Organisation Description

The Pod provides leisure, social and personal development opportunities for Disabled Children and Young People and their families in Frome, Somerset.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Art & Crafts
  • Children
  • Disability
  • Recreation
  • Sport & Outdoor Activities
  • Young People

Types of Activity

  • Art and Crafts
  • Befriending and Buddying
  • General and Helping
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

There are no specific requirements just a willingness to get involved and contribute during sessions to meet the needs of young people, with a fun and enthusiastic approach


Benefits

The Pod offers on the job training but also additional training can be funded by the charity, volunteer's expenses will be covered.
This is an excellent opportunity for a student training in social care and/or youth work.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: covered by the charity
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Compulsory training in Child Protection is required and provided
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, References, Taster session, DBS Check