Nextlink: Children’s Group and Holiday Activity Volunteers

Nextlink refuge, Bristol

 Children’s Group Volunteers

  • Identifying enjoyable activities that will motivate and inspire the children.
  • Facilitate a group of children to make, bake and play with the supervision of a support worker.
  • Take the lead from the children and their parents as to the activities that will be planned.
  • Play and communicate with the children in a safe and fun environment.
  • You will not be asked to supervise the children alone.

Holiday Activity volunteers

  • Supporting child’s mother to supervise children and ensure they are participating in activities safely.
  • Playing with children to ensure they are having an enjoyable experience.
  • Supporting the Trip Leader to ensure there are no distractions whilst travelling in order to keep everyone safe.
  • Maintaining strict professional boundaries whilst adhering to safeguarding and confidentiality policies.
  • You will not be asked to supervise children alone.

Personal qualities sought:

  • Some experience of working with children and an enjoyment of their company.
  • An interest in working with children and a keen passion to assist with their wellbeing
  • Ability to maintain strict professional boundaries and adhere to confidentiality and safeguarding policies.
  • Gentle and patient as well as having lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to supervise children and an understanding of when to raise concerns.
  • An understanding for the difficulties and challenges faced by families who use our experience.
  • A non-judgemental attitude.
  • Willingness to take part in relevant training and engage in supervision.
  • You may be working towards a relevant qualification in childcare or social work. This is not mandatory but will be advantageous.

Contact Gina on gina.jones@missinglinkhousing.co.uk for an application form

Or Download:

Job descriptions:
Group Volunteer Role Description (MS WORD)

Group Volunteer Role Description (PDF)

Holiday Activity Vol Role Description    (MS WORD)

Holiday Activity Vol Role Description  (PDF)

Application form:

Volunteer Application Form  (MS WORD)

Volunteer Application Form  (PDF)

 

 

 

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