Children’s Buzz Group Volunteer Support Worker

Cheshire Centre for Independent Living (Buzz) Published: October 30, 2018
Ellesmere Port
Opportunity Type
Posted By
Duke of Edinburgh
Role Specific
Youth Work
Suitable for under 18s


Individuals required to support children with disabilities to take part in various group activities. This is a great role for anybody that wants to progress in a career working with children with disabilities, or for those that would just like to do something fun and rewarding.  Volunteers are required to support the Buzz Youth Activity Group. Buzz is an activity group for disabled young people. Children that attend the group come and have fun and are involved in a range of activities, examples of activities include; games, cookery, arts, drama, gardening, singing, cinema visits, bowling and meals out.  As a result of attending the groups children grow in confidence and increase their self esteem, they are able to reach their full potential and develop relationships with their peers.  Volunteers will support children aged 5 - 12 years old within the group or on a 1:1 to take part in activities.  This a rewarding role for anyone that has a couple of hours free a week. This is good experience for anyone that wants to progress in a career working with disabled young people. Support is also provided for younger volunteers to gain their Duke of Edinburgh award.

Minimum Age:16+

Volunteers should be: Reliable, honest, patient, enthusiastic, none-judgemental, willing to learn new skills and committed to the inclusion of disabled young people. No formal qualifications are required.  Volunteers can expect a full induction and access to in house training and regular supervisions. We also offer support to younger volunteers to gain their Duke of Edinburgh Award. A DBS Check will be required

Written directions: We currently have roles in both our Northwich Group and our Chester groups. Full directions will be given if the applicant decides to progress with volunteering.

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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