Children’s Activities Volunteer

Opportunity by Vista Leicestershire & Rutland
Location 51 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester LE1 5AD, UK

We’re looking for volunteers to help with our children’s trips and activities during school holidays times evenings or weekends. We arrange some exciting and fun activities and challenges empowering young people with sight loss to grow confidence. You could research and arrange these with us.

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About this role

We’re looking for volunteers to help with our children’s trips and activities during school holidays times, evenings or weekends. We arrange some exciting and fun activities and challenges empowering young people with sight loss to grow confidence. You could research and arrange these with us or could volunteer to attend and assist that young person in the activities.

 

Responsibilities:

To empower the children and young people

To socialise with children, young people and families, taking part in activities as necessary

To be reliable and have a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of visually impaired people.

To help create a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere

Qualities and skills we are looking for:

Good people and communication skills

Enjoys meeting new people

Good team player.

Support provided for you:

Visual Impairment Awareness training will be provided and take place at Vista- essential

Safeguarding training- essential

Regular newsletters, updates and news from the Group Facilitators and/or Volunteer Manager at Vista

Other training, such as Health & Safety, as identified

Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.

We hope that by becoming a volunteer you:

Learn new skills that could be helpful for future employment opportunities or further learning

Help us to make a difference to people with sight loss

Increase your own self confidence

Meet new and interesting people

Health & Safety:

All volunteers will be expected to:

Ensure that they comply with Vista’s Health & Safety policy at all times

Take reasonable care for the Health & Safety of themselves and others whom may be affected by their acts or omissions whilst volunteering.

This volunteering opportunity is suitable for volunteers aged 18 years and above and is subject to a DBS check and 2 references.

Next steps:

For an application form contact the Volunteer Development Manager :

Call 0116 249 8843 email volunteering@vistablind.org.uk.

Vista, 3rd Floor 16 New Walk Leicester LE1 6TF

When you can volunteer

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Requirements

  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check
  • Age restrictions

This volunteering opportunity is suitable for volunteers aged 18 years and above and is subject to a DBS check and 2 references.

Location

Location 51 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester LE1 5AD, UK

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