To deliver the Childline Schools Service to primary school children, using the agreed assembly and workshop sessions, in order to increase children's understanding of abuse (including bullying), how to protect themselves and what is available to them.
Flexible hours to suit volunteers.
Being able to talk to children.
Good communication and presentation skills
Being able to work as part of a team and individually.
Basic IT skills - use of internet and email
Support of Childline's values (courage, respect, protect and trust)
An understanding of children's issues
Belief in equal opportunities and the empowerment of children
Ability to work safely and with sensitivity within boundaries set out by the Schools Service.
Having access to private or public transport to get to schools
Being proactive with tasks that need doing, individually or with others.
Experience of working with children (helpful but not essential).
Experience if talking to large and small groups of people (helpful but not essential).
Volunteers will need to complete the initial assessed training for this role. After this, volunteers will be provided with ongoing support and development training. Support will be provided by the local Area Coordinator and other volunteers.
Volunteers need to commit to delivering in at least 10 schools per academic year, amount of time will vary depending on size and location of the school.
Volunteers must be age 16+ An Application form will be needed to be filled in with an interview. A DBS Check is Required with References.