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Organisation: General     Date Posted: 04/12/2017

Opportunity: Independent Visitor

Opportunity Code: VH104-10040

Closing Date to Apply: -

Purpose:
Organisation operates with a network of volunteers who give their time to mentoring and befriending children and young people in Local Authorities Care.

Their Independent Visitor Programme matches volunteers with children and young people who are particularly vulnerable. Each volunteer is matched with a child or young person in care in their local area. Volunteers commit to spending time with their young person each month – helping their child or young person to engage in new experiences, share interests and hobbies and have fun.

Duties:
Building rapport with young person and enjoy taking the young person out-for example cinema, bowling, shopping, dining, sports or any other interests they may have.

Time needed from Volunteer:
4 - 6 Hours a fortnight
Ideally a commitment of 12 months due to nature of role.

Skills Experience & Qualifications:
All support and training provided to deliver role.
Genuine interest in young people.
Organised
Non-judgmental approach.

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