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Youth/Adult Education Volunteer

Posted for British Red Cross Daventry

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We need volunteers to lead interactive workshops for young people to build on their humanitarian values and to develop their personal, social, emotional skills. Some workshops will be about migration. You will challenge assumptions about migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, help them to develop empathy about migrants' motives for moving and understand the obstacles they face in their new homes. Other workshops will focus on first aid. You will help them learn skills so that they can use the everyday objects around them to help when someone is injured or ill. You will get the satisfaction of developing young people’s skills and abilities and seeing them grow in confidence. Lead interactive workshops for groups of young people in schools and youth settings (e.g. youth groups, community centres and youth offending units). Help to plan workshops and prepare resources. Evaluate workshops using simple feedback methods. Look after training resources. Be observed once a year so that we can give you feedback on how you’re doing. Give feedback to improve our education products and workshops.

Skills

Able to communicate effectively with young people. Good listening, communication and teamwork skills. Responsible, organised, reliable and able to work independently. Adaptable and willing to try new learning methods. Passionate about exploring humanitarian issues and values. Committed to developing young people’s skills and abilities. Recognise the value of equality and supportive of equality and diversity. Ideally able to lead a 2 – 4 hour session each fortnight usually on weekdays between 9am and 5pm, with occasional weekends or evenings.

Details

  • Accessibility
    Car / driver preferable
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18 years
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
    not sure
  • Written role description

Location

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

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Availability Details

Flexible hours available

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • First Aid
  • Teaching and Training

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