Opportunity: Project volunteer- Invictus

Organisation Name: Invictus Wellbeing

Organisation Name: Invictus Wellbeing
Phone: 01422 370015
Cause/Interest: Art and culture, Health and social care, Mental health, Sport and recreation, Youth
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Planning and organising, Teamwork
Type Of Activity: Arts, entertainment and music, Events and stewarding, General and helping, Sports and coaching, Youth work
Additional/Specific Suitability: Young People (16-25), Doing with a friend, Older People, University students, Those looking for work
Age/Gender Restrictions:
Requirements And Benefits: Overall Purpose of the role:
To help plan, organise and deliver our group projects to give children and young people the
best opportunities to build resilience, confidence, self esteem and positive mental health.
We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate volunteers who are confident in working with
children and young people, can be a strong role model and support us in facilitating our
projects and sessions.
Specifics of the role:
- To attend our projects and sessions and support our delivery staff.
- To get out into the community, be a positive role model for young people and get
involved in activities and conversations
- To present in schools in local areas and sign people up for projects.
- To be a generally enthusiastic and passionate face of the organisation to
communities, schools and young people
- Putting up posters/flyers
- To engage with young people about their views and experiences and use that
information to inform our work and projects, present and future.
- Reporting on trends and needs in communities in order to improve and develop
support for young people.
- To undertake other duties which are commensurate with the role.
Who are we looking for?
- Professional and friendly communicator
- Someone who has good understanding and rapport with young people.
- Ability to work on own initiative, be flexible and adaptable.
- Previous experience of working with children and young people
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Planning and organising, Teamwork
Skills To Gain: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Planning and organising
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: What you can expect from us
- Induction, training, support and supervision
- The opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people
- The satisfaction that you are making a real and lasting difference in the lives of
children, young people and parents living in West Yorkshire.
- Getting invaluable work experience.
- Developing new skills and putting existing skills to good use
- Travel expenses between home and volunteering place will be reimbursed
- Job references for you after six months volunteering with us
- Benefits, freebies and bonuses for volunteering hour milestones.