Volunteer Driver with Aberlour, Ross-Shire

Could you help young people in Ross-shire attend groups and after-school clubs? Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute your time supporting young people to fulfil their potential? We are looking for volunteer drivers to support our young people to attend groups and clubs at our service.

What will you be doing?

  • Driving young people to and from our service to allow them to participate in group activities and attend support meetings ensuring that travel is not a barrier for them
  • Supporting young people who are isolated due to travel restrictions to undertake new activities and to meet new friends
  • Helping young people who are in difficult circumstances to have fun and socialise with their own age group
  • Building young people’s confidence and self esteem
  • Being a positive role model
  • Supporting staff at outings
  • Reporting any and all relevant information regarding the young people you support to attend the service

What skills can I bring to this role?

  • Full UK driving licence with at least 12 months driving experience and access to a car
  • Knowledge or experience of working with children and young people
  • A knowledge of some of the issues affecting children and young people
  • Ability to communicate with children and young people
  • Good communication and listening skills

When will I be needed?
You will be required to volunteer 2-3 hours per week, after school and evenings or during school holidays
Minimum commitment of 6 months required.

What will I gain from the role?

  • A sense of satisfaction in helping young people in challenging circumstances attend groups and clubs to aid their personal and social development
  • Being part of a team
  • High quality learning, development and training opportunities, allowing you to learn and develop new skills
  • A sense of satisfaction in helping young people build their confidence and self-esteem to enable them to achieve their full potential
  • Attend social events, awards and recognition events
  • Be part of a professional and supportive team
  • Have FUN!

For further information contact Yvonne Atkins email - volunteering@aberlour.org.uk or visit our website: Volunteer Driver Ross-shire

Posted by Editor on 20 June 2017 at 13:34

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