Youth Volunteering Panel Member

Opportunity by VAL-Working Live Leicestershire
Location 9 Newarke St, Leicester, LE1 5SN

The Youth Panel for youth volunteering: help make a difference to young volunteers in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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About this role

Do you feel that as a young person there aren’t many opportunities for you to volunteer? If so, we’d love to hear your ideas and opinions!

 

The Volunteering Youth Panel is a collective of young people age 16-25, working with Voluntary Action Leicestershire to develop new, dynamic and enjoyable volunteering opportunities in Leicester and Leicestershire.

 

Members will have a voice across the organisation, attend panel meetings and act as consultants on projects. It’s a flexible and friendly group that provides you with a safe space to share your thoughts and ideas.

 

Our vision:

 

–          Create and develop new youth volunteering roles

 

–          Empower and engage organisations to work with young people

 

–          Work with youth organisations and develop partnerships

 

–          Provide a platform to promote opportunities specifically for young people

 

–          Help members develop their personal and professional skills

 

–          Connect young people with local communities

 

 

Volunteers will have dedicated support from Voluntary Action Leicestershire who will lead, mentor and assist the group. We will run group sessions and one-to-one meetings that will inform a wide range of projects. The most important thing is having your input on what you would like to see happen!

 

Tasks will include:

 

–          Sharing ideas, knowledge and opinions

 

–          Actively engaging with the public and young people to promote youth volunteering

 

–          Co-developing content and design for guidance and website

 

–          Co-ordinating programme delivery and pitches

 

 

What will you get out of it?

 

–          Project cCoordination and/or Management experience

 

–          Meet new people and make new connections

 

–          Develop transferable skills that will help you into employment

 

–          Be a part of a strong support system

 

–          A reference to use for future employment/education opportunities

 

–          Work with a team of up to 12 to create your own initiatives

 

 

We hope to hear from you soon. If you have any questions please email zuli.s@valonline.org.uk.

When you can volunteer

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Requirements

Must be 16-25 years old

Location

Location 9 Newarke St, Leicester, LE1 5SN

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