Youth Worker-Peer Educator
When We Need You
From 19/07/2012 onwards
Peer educator would establish, plan and decide on rules, activities and other elements of group with guidance from trained worker/manager. Peer educators would hold as much responsibility as they felt comfortable with. Time would contribute to accreditation, a reference and knowledge and experience fro relevant career or further education. Activites and games offered to young people attending (roughly P6/7-S1/S2). Would be Playstation, Wii, XBOX games, arts and crafts, table tennis, pool ect. Group wouldn't have a heavy element of religion, although respect and friendship would be expected.
About St Vigeans Church
To be a part of a team working directly with young people, helping to develop, undertake and maintain a planned programme of informal activities. Providing a safe space Develop friendships - relationships develop skills - including social skills i.e team work, communication, practical skills including sports, arts & crafts, tuck shop and money management Aiming to be a responsible citizen Gaining a better understanding of life issues
Skills & Experience
Be fun and have a sense of humor, social. Willing to get stuck in and enjoy activities. Show responsiblities and a sense of leadership. Setting an example. Be seeking voluntary experience for C.V. or further education/employment and reference. Keen to recruit volunteers that may be looking for future or further employment or education in a field working with children and young people. Don't need to be great at spelling or counting or a high achiever as long as interested and willing to try.
Prefer age 16-25 but may consider others.
Playschemes / Childrens Clubs
Frequency & Commitment
Possibly school holidays. 3 Hrs per week to start in October.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Contact: Linda Rose
Tel: 01241 871733 (HOME)