Holiday Activity and Outings Support Volunteer

Children and young people | Children | Families

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Location: Opportunities are available in the London Borough of Bromley and the London Borough of Greenwich, Orpington, BR6 6BQ (see map)

Travel: High Street / Green Street Green bus stop.

Start date: 15/01/2020 (ongoing)

Age: 14++

What will I be doing?

  • Support the organisation and delivery of activity days and outings for children with complex medical needs and their siblings. Activities could include arts and crafts, sports, sensory play, soft play and music.
  • Help with the set up and clearing away of activities for the day
  • Welcome families and children on the day
  • Support children with complex medical needs and their siblings with activities, either 1:1 or in a group depending on the needs of the children attending
  • Participate in a briefing and de-briefing before and after the day
  • Undertake The Maypole Project initial training (half day) and attend a training update session once per annum
Holidays and Outings Support

Holidays and Outings Support

What impact will this have?

  • Help children and young people to make friendships and create peer support in an informal setting
  • Provide a great opportunity for parents and carers to take a well deserved break
  • Help support children with complex medical needs and their siblings

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Activity days take place in school holidays and occasionally during term-time in the evening. We ask our volunteers to commit to 3 days or more a year if possible and to attend training.

What else do I need to know?

  • The Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex and life-threatening illnesses and their whole family; aiming to relieve and help preserve the mental and physical well-being of children and young people who have complex medical needs. We provide a range of support services to all members of the family from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

Expenses

  • Reasonable expenses will be paid with prior agreement and in line with our expenses policy

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Team working
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Team working

Training

  • Undertake The Maypole Project initial training (half day)

  • Attend a training update session once per annum

Location

Opportunities are available in the London Borough of Bromley and the London Borough of Greenwich, Orpington, BR6 6BQ

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