Outreach Volunteer

People and communities

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Location: Spotlight centre, 30 Hay Currie Street Poplar London, London, E14 6GN (see map)

Travel: All Saints station. Hay Currie Street bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • To take the time to learn about and understand Spotlight in detail
    To assist staff in building relationships with other organisations
    To arrange dates and times to visit community groups around Tower Hamlets
    To consulting and gather feedback and recommendations from young people for service improvement purposes
    To be part of the Spotlight team and to promote our ethos within Spotlight and externally.
  • To travel around Tower Hamlets using public transport
    To give short and engaging talks about Spotlight with young people at lunch time periods at schools, colleges & Pupil Referral Units
    To give out publicity materials to prospective young people and their families
    To engage with and inform parents and carers with the aim to build a relationship of respect and trust.
  • To work within Spotlight’s policies and procedures.
    To fulfil any other duties considered reasonable as directed by your supervisor and the Youth Work team.

What impact will this have?

  • community development
  • social work
  • volunteer

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • To volunteer as part of a small dedicated team who engage with the community to raise awareness about Spotlight. This is a role for passionate advocates of Spotlight’s ethos, goals and programme of activities.
  • We are looking for self-motivated and articulate volunteers who are passionate about the opportunities we have available for young people. You will be a confident presenter and be willing to travel around the borough.
    Volunteering times: very flexible but we are looking for reliable volunteers who will turn up for a booking.

What else do I need to know?

  • All volunteers will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and to supply references.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
What skills can I gain?
  • Practical

Training

  • We aim to provide a meaningful experience for you as a volunteer.
    You will have a full induction followed by the right training and ongoing support.
    You will have a named supervisor and there will be opportunities for regular feedback so you can track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals.
    You will be prioritised for any further training we have on offer.
    You will receive agreed ‘out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipts.
    We will provide you with an honest reference regardless of how long you are with us.
    We can promise a safe environment without discrimination and a supportive space to be in.

Location

Spotlight centre, 30 Hay Currie Street Poplar London, London, E14 6GN

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