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Offered by:
Caudwell Children
 
Location(s): Aspley, Basford, Berridge, Bestwood, Bilborough, Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Castle, Clifton East, Clifton West, Dales, Hyson Green and Arboretum, Leen Valley, Lenton and Wollaton East, Mapperley, Meadows, Radford, Sherwood, St Ann's, Wollaton West, Outside of Nottingham City
 
Address where volunteering takes place: Nottingham  

How many places are on offer?

Several

Purpose of Role:

Are you a creative, friendly, open-minded person who wants to gain experience working with Children?


Caudwell Children are looking for volunteers to help with our Virtual Short Break Activity Sessions!


These Sessions enable disabled children to access fun, inspirational and challenging leisure activities that build life skills and promote independence whilst providing carers with vital short break respite.


Role Description:

Are you a creative, friendly, open-minded person who wants to gain experience working with Children?

Caudwell Children are looking for volunteers to help with our Virtual Short Break Activity Sessions!

These Sessions enable disabled children to access fun, inspirational and challenging leisure activities that build life skills and promote independence whilst providing carers with vital short break respite.

With our support, disabled children and young people get to explore their interests, talents and develop vital life skills. Activities can lead to ASDAN accreditation. Short break activities build future hopes and aspirations and provide children with the confidence to achieve their full potential.

Volunteer Responsibilities include:
- Assist Caudwell Children staff member(s) in running the short break activity sessions
- Help to ensure all children are safe during the activity sessions
- Support staff members with planned activities
- Participate in setting up an activity and helping with the set down
- Communicate and work with the children to ensure they have fun

This role takes place on weekends only - all sessions are currently delivered on Zoom. Full training and support will be provided.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Essential Criteria
- Friendly and approachable personality
- Punctual and reliable
- Experience of working/ volunteering with children
- Creative personality

Desirable Criteria
- Experience of working/ volunteering with children with an additional need
- Experience of working/ volunteering in a charity/ third sector
- Experience of education or an educational setting

 
When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

1-2 days

How long to complete training and recruitment?

A couple of sessions

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes
 

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