|Opportunity: Volunteer Youth Worker(Sport Focus)|
Our Volunteer youth worker position consists of building positive relationships, engaging with a range of young people through various activates within the sports hall and getting involved in the Social Sanctuary community.
Volunteer Youth Worker: Our volunteer youth worker position consists of building positive relationships, engaging with a range of young people through various activates and getting involved in the Social Sanctuary community
|Requirements: (Sport Focus)Empathetic, committed to their individual Anti-Oppressive Practice, open-minded and open to new learning and experience, active listener, good communication and knowledge of sports including football, general active games.|
Youth Worker :Empathetic, open-minded to new learning and experience, active listener and good communication.
|Location:Mondays: Parish Church of Saint Matthew, 222 Willenhall Road ,Wolverhampton WV1 2JQ|
Wednesday: The Hub at Ashmore Park 82 Griffiths Drive Wolverhampton WV11 2LH
|Hours: Evenings 6:30-8:30|
|DBS: Yes , Social Sanctuary will cover the cost of your DBS once you have been through the application and interview section successfully|
Volunteer Reception/Youth Work Support
| Opportunity: Volunteer Reception/Youth Work Support.|
Our volunteer reception/youth work support position consists of building relationships with young people and the community. Supervising our small reception area, completing general administrative duties and getting involved in the social Sanctuary community.
Responsibilities: To build positive relationships with young people and the community by welcoming members upon entry .Support with some administrative duties .To work within The Social Sanctuary Projects policies at all times, especially in regards to Health and Safeguarding and Equality and Anti-Oppressive Practice .
|Requirements:Empathetic , committed to their individual Anti-Oppressive Practice .Open –minded and open to new learning and experience , proactive in their approach and good communication .|
|Location: Mondays: Parish Church of Saint Matthew 222Wilenhall Road Wolverhampton WV1 2JQ|
Wednesday: The hub at Ashmore Park, 82 Griffiths Drive, Wolverhampton WV11 2LN
|DBS: Yes Social Sanctuary will cover the cost of your DBS once you have been through the application and interview section successfully|
Volunteer Youth Worker
Recruiting 3 volunteers for our 5 weeks programme from 25th July.
To support Aspire and Reach staff in the running of the club, with a focus on supporting the children and young people.
• Helping the children and young people to engage in activities.
• Socialise with children and young people.
• Play games and get involved in activates as required.
• Organise activities, if you have a particular skill you would like to share.
• Serve drinks and food (if this is a role the volunteer wishes to do and is trained to do so )
• Tidy up after food and activities.
• Other tasks as asked for by the club organiser or manger (i.e. accompany the young people on trips).
You will receive Induction training. Additional training offered as appropriate.
|Requirements: Friendly, patient and can demonstrate strong listening and communication skills .Volunteers must be willing to work within guideline and always follow confidentiality policies.|
|Hours: 5 weeks programme From 25TH July a minimum of two weeks for four hours a day|
|DBS: Yes undertaken by Aspire and Reach|
Aspire and Reach run a number of holiday clubs throughout the year in the City of Wolverhampton
Cafe Kitchen Assistant , Handy Person
|Opportunity: Café Kitchen Assistant|
Supporting the Head of Catering to prepare and serve food to our members, their families and other users of the building. Serving food and snacks including taking money , clearing everything away and helping with washing up and ensuring everywhere is clean.
This role will involve supporting the Facilities Manager in a range of maintenance and odd job provision. Carrying out minor repairs, support the Health and Safety and Fire Safety function. Assist with moving and arranging of furniture for events.
|Requirements: Cafe Assistant Food and Hygiene Level 2 Certificate .Able to engage and with young people in a positive way.|
Handy Person Understanding of importance of health and safety within the work place. Able to help with clearing up and getting the building ready for visitors and functions. Provision of general manual help
|Location: The Way Youth Zone, Wolverhampton ,WV3 ONR|
|Hours: Cafe Assistant Flexible Term time Monday/Wednesday/Friday 3.45-9.15pm|
Tuesday/Thursday 3.15-8.15. Saturdays 9.30-4.30pm
School Holidays 7.30am-8.15/9.15pm Term times day’s 12-2pm Specific days/hours can be agreed to fit in with availability. Ongoing commitment needed for a minimum of 8 hours a week.
Handy Person Flexible Monday-Saturday including some evenings and weekends. Ongoing commitment needed for minimum of 8 hours a week.
|Expenses: Yes travel expenses only|
This role will involve Supporting the Head of Fundraising with a range of fundraising activity including major donors and patrons, grants and trusts, bid writing , direct marketing , community fundraising etc.
|Requirements: Understanding of importance of fundraising to the charity .Experience of one or more fundraising disciplines willingness to work hard and learn new skills|
|Location: The Way Youth Zone ,Wolverhampton ,WV3 ONR|
|Hours: Flexible Monday-Saturday including some evenings and weekends|
Ongoing commitment needed of 8 hours a week
|Expenses: Yes –travel expenses only |
Our Youth Zone aims to be inspirational, sending a clear message that the young people of Wolverhampton matter as soon as they enter. The Way offers young people the best in class facilities and opportunities to access a range of activities. The Way is a brand that reflects the values our Youth Zone represent, which are to be unique, welcoming and diverse and to provide opportunity and support.
Volunteer Vitual Buddy
|Opportunity: Volunteer Virtual Buddy|
Sense Virtual Buddying Volunteers make a real difference to supporting young people and adults who may be lonely or isolated. Sense matches volunteers with disabled people to meet for an hour a week on Zoom or over the phone. Sense matches each volunteer with someone who has similar interests, to make sure you have a great time. The programme is open to all volunteers who are 16 and over. You don’t need to have previous experience volunteering or caring for disabled people. We welcome people from all backgrounds and with all interests.
|Requirements: We need positive, empathetic volunteers who are passionate about supporting people with complex disabilities. We are looking for volunteers who are great communicator’s and who are friendly, enthusiastic, positive and ready to have fun!|
Provided is induction and training, this includes Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Confidentiality and Data Protection. Training is tailored specifically to support volunteers. Sense is also able to offer volunteers additional e-learning to gain an understanding of different methods of communication (this is optional)
|Location: Home based|
|Hours : Days of the week are agreed between volunteers and their buddies Must be the same time each week. 90 minutes per week for a minimum of three months|
|Expenses: Yes Expenses must be pre-agreed|
|Opportunity : Sported Volunteer|
You will use your professional skills and lived experience to help groups overcome operational challenges, become better equipped for the future, and tackle inequality in sport. Most of our roles are quite flexible and work around your schedule. We do our best to only share opportunities we think are relevant to you .With most of our volunteering support being delivered digitally, it’s even easier to get started supporting members across our network. Our roles include: Short term placements-Focused on one topic area or specific challenge, placements usually last about 6 months and encompass multiple topics or a single complex subject. One off support – Kick-starter are semi-structured, informal chats to learn more about a group’s strengths and challenges, and recommend a course of action. Specific project work, facilitating/delivering webinars and training, or supporting sported itself plus much more!
|Requirements: Our volunteers have 3 or more year’s professional and or lived experience in any of the lived core support topics: Evaluation and Impact. Facilities. Financial Management .Fundraising &Income Generation. Governance .Inclusion. Leadership Coaching, Marketing/PR Planning (Business/Strategic) Project Planning Sport Development, Volunteer &Staff Management, Women and Girls. Other skills or lived experience that might be applicable. There is an induction and training provided.|
|Location: Region/UK wide & Online|
Social Interaction Facilitator
|Opportunity: Supporting CT staff on the ‘Lets Chat’ project to meet and greet with members of the public, offer them tea and coffee and generally be willing and able to sit down and chat with people , offer them a friendly eat and with Training, be able to signpost them to other services that third party partners are offering . These activities are taking place in three ways:|
Mobile Unit –A number of our minibuses are being converted, to allow space for chairs and table, a place to make hot beverages and information boards containing information about local service .Across the week these mobile units will visit a number of pre-determined places within the local community and park up for a number of hours, allowing members of the public to come on board, meet people and speak with representatives from several organisations offering their services. The purpose of this project is to reduce loneliness and Isolation for local residents. We are looking for volunteers to join us and participate in this project by meeting people and providing a friendly ear to listen and to join in conversation. The same service is being offered in static bus station buildings and generally across our Passenger Service.
|Requirements: Friendly outgoing, sympathetic, a good listener.|
|Location: The project is set across three main areas, which are Coventry, Mid-Birmingham and the Black Country .The Black country will encompass Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell.|
The mobile units will travel around the Black Country on set days
Station sites in Dudley and West Bromwich .Our Passenger service locations vary.
|Hours: The Lets Chat project is operational between Monday-Saturday and the hours of 08.30-6.30pm.|
|Expenses: Yes Out of pocket travel expense will be paid.|