Children's and Family Support Volunteer - Residential - Northern Ireland 8106

Closing date is: 
23 May 2017
We need your help to assist with a range of activities at organised events for blind and partially sighted children and their Families.

Are you friendly, confident and creative? We need your help to assist with a range of activities at organised events for blind and partially sighted children and their Families. You could be helping with group activities such as swimming, skating, walking or providing one to one support and play with arts and craft, sculpture and music.

This role requires a criminal record check. Access NI Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity with Adults and Children

What Will You Be Doing?

Support children and young people; One to one support and guiding; Help young people achieve objectives; Offer guidance with activities General Support to the Childrem & Family Team. You will be required to stay overnight with the Residentials.   

When will you be needed? Flexible

Location: In your local area - Various locations throughout Northern Ireland.  

What Skills/Experience Are Needed? Good Communication Skills; Ability to use your own initiative; Enthusiasm, confidence and patience; Observe confidentiality at all times    

What Will You Gain from the Role? A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; New experiences and skills    

What Support Will You Be Given? Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager