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Adult Education Volunteer (Northampton)

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We are looking for volunteers who are positive about educating adults, to lead workshops. Our workshops encourage kind and inclusive communities who can cope with change and recover from adversity. This may include leading workshops on tackling loneliness, building confidence and the willingness to help in a first aid emergency. We would like you to volunteer: • One 2 hour workshop a week • Mostly Monday to Friday - 9am and 5pm • For at least 9 months Ideally you’ll be within 1 hours travel of the workshop location. You’ll need to carry your learning materials with you. If you have previous experience that’s great, but we can give full training and support if you are passionate about this and want to get involved. Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.

Skills

Experience of educating others would be helpful, but we welcome people who are passionate and want to develop their skills. Good listening, communication and teamwork skills. Responsible, organised, reliable and able to work independently. Adaptable and willing to try new learning methods. Able to lead sessions and interact with groups to support their learning. Open to developing your skills and sharing your experiences with other volunteers. Ideally able to deliver one 2-hour workshop per week usually on weekdays between 9am and 5pm, with occasional weekends or evenings.

Details

  • Accessibility
    We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.
  • Age restrictions
    minimum age 18 We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

Location

This opportunity has no specific location.

When do I need to be available?

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

• One 2 hour workshop a week

• Mostly Monday to Friday - 9am and 5pm

• For at least 9 months

Ideally you’ll be within 1 hours travel of the workshop location. You’ll need to carry your learning materials with you.

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training

Activities

  • First Aid
  • Teaching and Training

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