Opportunity Code: VH104-10045
Closing Date to Apply: -
Purpose: Organisation provides an opportunity for young people who are visiting family members in prison, to relax, have fun, chat about their concerns with a trusted adult and feel less isolated and stigmatised.
To provide a range of fun activities for young people in the Youth Zones based at the visitors centres.
Identifying the needs of young people visiting prison.
Assisting with trips and leisure activities for young people.
Offering emotional support to young people through phone calls, with the potential of meeting up with the young person on a i:1 basis.
Time needed from Volunteer:
Skills Experience & Qualifications:
All training and support provided to deliver the role, organisation offers a training day for all volunteers annually.
A passion for supporting children and young people.
Friendly and approachable.
Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
Empathy towards young people experiencing a difficult time.
Willingness to volunteer in all three youth rooms if possible.
Non-judgemental in outlook.
Experience and/or qualifications in youth work would be an advantage.
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