Valleys Kids is looking for 3 volunteers to help support and develop their work at the Youth Centres and projects. These volunteers should have a genuine interest in youth work and working with children and young people. Volunteers would be expected to become involved in all areas of work of the Valleys Kids centres, which is: Open-access Play work and Youth work (open-access means that anyone can come), Family work and Activity work. The volunteers will be involved in setting up the sessions and help supervising the groups. The ESC will learn how to work with Children, young people, families and vulnerable people. Volunteers will be able to learn these skills by working alongside experienced staff and local volunteers and will have the opportunity to undertake any appropriate or necessary training identified by their supervisor.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
Volunteers will live centrally in a shared house in Penygraig with one other ESC volunteer who is already volunteering with Valleys Kids since September 2018. The house is based just next door to the community centre in Penygraig. Each volunteer will have own bedroom and will share kitchen, bathroom and reception room. Pocket money will be paid once a month into a UK bank account once set up. Penygraig is a small town in the Valleys of South Wales. It takes about 50 minutes to Cardiff, by train. However, it is still not a big town/ city, volunteers should be prepared to live in a remote place.
Volunteers must: · Have an interest in youth work in general · Be honest and reliable And ideally will: · Have experienced work with and/or have an interest in working with young people. · Have a good level of English reading and writing and a commitment to improving their English. · Be flexible and adaptable to change · Have a willingness to develop projects and pieces of work according to interests. Project dates 01/09/2020 – 31/08/2021 (12 months) Please make sure you are available during this time period!
A total of 51 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 31/08/2021
1 Cross Street, CF40 1LD Penygraig United Kingdom
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Italy, Estonia, France
Education and training
Creativity and culture
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline: 18/07/2020