Youth Support Volunteer

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We are looking for someone to work directly with the Youth Development Team to deliver specific youth work sessions for young people aged 10-19 in school and community settings throughout Rochford, Rayleigh, Castle Point and Basildon.

You will be - 

• Supporting youth work delivery alongside our Youth Development Worker

• Engaging and building positive relationships with young people

• Contributing to team and staff meetings 

You will - 

• Make a difference in lives of young people

• Develop new skills and existing skills

• Meet new people

• Be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses

• Receive supervision, support and training

Potential Programme Areas -

• Schools Based Lunch Time Support

• Detached Youth Work Team

• Group Project Work and Short Courses

What skills do I need?

Any experience of working with young people would be an advantage, though the most important quality is an enthusiasm and willingness to engage with young people (some of whom may be on the fringes of our communities and disengaged from other agencies).  

Also needed are -

• Enthusiasm and desire to work with young people

• Good verbal communication skills

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Able to cope with listening to difficult life situations and respond appropriately

You will be -

• A person with a genuine love of young people and desire to see lives transformed

• A confident and articulate individual able to communicate effectively with others

• A person who is sympathetic towards Christian values and is able to contribute actively to the aims, ethos and values of Bar ‘n’ Bus.

• A person who is able to enthusiastically engage young people with a sense of fun and intention

• A person who is flexible over hours of work

• A person who is able to work effectively as part of a team and under their own initiative.

• A person who acts with integrity and empathises with others.

• A person who is creative and can respond to issues as they arise.

• A person who is able to cope with listening to difficult life situations and offer support


  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
    Provided by charity
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/06/2020

End Date: 12/04/2025

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Availability Details

Minimum of 2 hours per week

Posted for
Bar 'n' Bus Trust

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  • Children
  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Crime, Victims and Offenders
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Fitness and Sport
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest
  • Substance Misuse and Addiction
  • Young People


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  • Sports Volunteering
  • Supporting Charities
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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