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CampYHA 2018 Welfare Volunteer

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What will I gain? You will gain excellent experience and develop your skills in mentoring children and young people in a residential setting, leadership and communication.  Make fantastic memories and new friends. We can give you a reference and certificate. You will receive free food and accommodation whilst at camp and travel expenses up to a maximum of £120.

Training and Support: All volunteers attend a training course at YHA Edale (Derbyshire) on 6-8 July 2018. You will receive training specific to the Welfare role and also in safeguarding, behaviour management, leadership, communication skills and best practice relating to supporting young people in a residential setting. At camp you will be supported by the Camp Manager and Deputy Manager.

Time Commitment: One or two weeks plus the weekend training course.

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CampYHA 2018 Welfare Volunteer

Key responsibilities

Apply for this role if you have previous experience of supporting young people to develop new skills and perspectives through mentoring or counselling. This is a hands-on role where you will be buddying a group or individuals so you should be proactive in building relationships and enjoy being around young people. You should be patient and encouraging, and able to empower and motivate others. You should also be perceptive, an excellent communicator and work well in a team.

Mandatory SkillsHide[-]

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Date: 12-07-2018

Start time: 07:00 AM

End time: 09:00 PM

Available in: Morning Afternoon Evening

Application deadline: 31-05-2018

Location

Lodge Gardens, Church St, St Briavels, Lydney GL15 6RG, UK
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