When We Need You
From 11/02/2011 onwards
This opportunity would allow someone interested in supporting young people to do so in a professional but relaxed environment, with a highly experienced staff team. This opportunity would allow, and support, a volunteer to experience dynamic youth work at its best and contribute to a community project that is at the centre of youth work in Midlothian. A volunteer would gain knowledge and experience of supporting drop in sessions within the youth project, recording the sessions and monitoring and evaluating the work carried out by the project.
About Mayfield & Easthouses Youth 2000 Project (Y2K)
Mayfield and Easthouses Youth 2000 Project (Y2K) is a community based informal education facility for young people aged 11 to 18 in the Mayfield and Easthouses area. Y2K offers a programme of projects 7 days a week, which incorporate: Y2K Drop Ins; Young Men's Work; Young Women's Work; Y2Kplus+ (information, advocacy and advice); Midlothian Gardening Sevices (social enterprise);Detached Streetwork, 1-2-1 support and school based work. The purpose of Y2K is to provide a facility dedicated to the needs of the young people of Mayfield and Easthouses.
Skills & Experience
Enthusiastic, friendly,non judgemental, flexible, patient, good sense of humour, team player. Experience would be advantageous but is not essential.
This volunteer opportunity will take place within Mayfield and Easthouses Youth 2000 Project (Y2K). You can park outside on the main street or get Lothian Buses 3, 29 & 33 (Mayfield).
Training and Induction Details
The induction will follow Y2Ks induction policy and the volunteer will be part of the ongoing Personal Development Plans promoted at Y2K.
Y2K will cover travel expenses on production of receipts and 40 per mile in fuel costs.
Frequency & Commitment
4 hours per day
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
2b Bogwood Road
Contact: Sharon Stoddart
Tel: 0131 454 9805