Children's Camp Co-ordinator - Scotland
When We Need You
From 24/06/2007 onwards
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association is a National Charity. We have recently appointed a dedicated Children's Co-coordinator to develop the Children's and Young Peoples' Service. As part of the expanding service we want to increase the number of children's camps in the Scotland area and want them to be in many locations and centres so that more children with cleft lip and/or Palate across Scotland to enjoy them. We need an individual to firstly research new activities centres within Scotland and then go and visit each activity centre and report on their suitability including location, cost, amenities and activity choices available.
About Cleft Lip and Palate Association
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association aims to futher improve the quality of life for all those born with clefts and their families. We do this by offering the most appropriate and meaningful services to all those with or affected by a cleft lip and/or palate. The children's services at CLAPA aims to being children and young people together who have a cleft lip and/or palate in a safe, inclusive and fun environment by offering workshops, residential camps and an outlet to get their voices heard.
Skills & Experience
Good Report writing is essential as well as an awareness of what makes a great children's camp. Work with children and young people prior to volunteering would be beneficial. An ability to work alone as well as feedback to a wider team is preferable.
The individual appointed will be expected to research new camps that are located within Scotland and then travel to them and report back on their suitability. Travel costs will be reimbursed. Reports will be sent to London Head Office via email or post.
Someone with a clean criminal record. A Criminal Records Bureau Check is required. The restriction is due to insurance.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Interview, Police Check, References, Trial Period
Training and Induction Details
Induction will take place at a central location in Scotland. It will be one to one between Children's Co-crdinator and volunteer. Role description snd organisational information will be given. Support will be offered via email and telephone contact.
Research / Policy work
40p per mile for first 50 miles and then 20p per mile. Public transport reimbursed, receipts are required.
Frequency & Commitment
No minimum commitment required.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
24-26 Friars Vennel
Contact: Volunteer Action Dumfries and Galloway
Tel: 01387 267311