Programme Volunteers

5th January 2022, 12:02pm | By Becky Brown |

The Youth Adventure Trust is a youth development charity providing a programme of outdoor and adventurous activities for vulnerable young people from Wiltshire and Swindon. As a volunteer you will be supporting young people aged 11 to 16 years old, helping them face challenges and build resilience, experience success, learn to go beyond their expectations and grow in confidence. The programme is built around three residential adventure camps and a series of day activities based locally in Wiltshire.

As a Programme Volunteer you will work with groups of young people alongside other volunteers, trained members of staff and activity instructors.  You will have the opportunity to take part in the activities with the young people, ensuring that they get the most out of their time on our programme.

You will ensure the welfare and organisation of the young people, help them to get involved and overcome issues, encourage and support their social relationships and help guide your team to work together.

Volunteer training takes place in February and June and we encourage all new volunteers to attend wherever possible.

Programme Volunteers need to be resilient, enthusiastic, hardworking and willing to get involved in a wide range of activities. You should be a responsible individual and positive role model.

You will need to represent the charity with professionalism and without prejudice

Previous experience of working with young people or of outdoor activities would be beneficial, but is not essential

No formal qualifications are required

You must be aged 21 years or older

You will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

You will be required to provide two references

Previous experience of working with young people would be beneficial, but is not essential.

The Youth Adventure Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all volunteers to share this commitment.

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity please contact jon@youthadventuretrust.org.uk or call 07469 886 523

Comments and Discussion

One response to “Programme Volunteers”

Make a Post

You must be logged in to add a post.
Rollout of Energy Grant Scheme continues at pace

Rollout of Energy Grant...

140,0000 eligible households in Wiltshire have now rec...
Wiltshire Life Awards 2023

Wiltshire Life Awards 2023

        The Wiltshire ...

JacquiAbbottCEM

RT @SLWiltshire: We'll be at the Health, Sports and We...
Work Wiltshire Results Day 2022 Support for Young People and their Parents/Carers

Work Wiltshire Results ...

    Young Work Wiltshire holds lots of...
Summer fun at Wiltshire Music Centre

Summer fun at Wiltshire...

From toddlers to teenagers, the kids takeover Wiltshi...
Volunteer with Alzheimer’s Support

Volunteer with Alzheime...

Alzheimer’s Support is offering rewarding volunteeri...
Publicity Organiser

Publicity Organiser

Read Easy is a national charity that helps adults to i...

JacquiAbbottCEM

African Drumming’ family session at The Beeches tomo...
Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental...

From 1-7 February 2021 schools, youth groups, organisa...

JacquiAbbottCEM

Please join Cllr Monica Devendran and Cllr Richard Cle...

JacquiAbbottCEM

RT @PHWiltshire: Just over a week to go until the #Wor...

JacquiAbbottCEM

RT @wiltscouncil: Following concerns that some taxi dr...
Gardening Volunteer

Gardening Volunteer

With the launch of our annual Trust in Bloom competiti...
Ask the Leader Session 13th September

Ask the Leader Session ...

Please join Cllr Monica Devendran and Cllr Richard Cle...
Volunteer Co-ordinator

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Read Easy South and East Wiltshire, based in Salisbury...