Programme Volunteers

5th January 2022, 12:50pm | 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 visit https://www.youthadventuretrust.org.uk/volunteer/programme-volunteers or contact Jon Rich, Senior Volunteer Manager at jon@youthadventuretrust.org.uk or on 07469 886 523

Comments and Discussion

Comments are closed.

Make a Post

You must be logged in to add a post.
Summer fun at Wiltshire Music Centre

Summer fun at Wiltshire...

From toddlers to teenagers, the kids takeover Wiltshi...

KarenLinakerCEM

Daily amazed by the generosity of Wiltshire folk... ht...
Volunteer telephone befrienders needed

Volunteer telephone bef...

Carer Support Wiltshire are looking to expand their te...
Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental...

From 1-7 February 2021 schools, youth groups, organisa...
Tisbury’s first ever Silent Disco

Tisbury’s first e...

Tisbury's first ever silent disco will take place on t...
Do you have what it takes to work at the heart of frontline of policing?

Do you have what it tak...

          Recruitm...
Wiltshire Council to begin exciting investment programme into the county’s high streets

Wiltshire Council to be...

    A new investment programme of £1m...
Alzheimer’s Support activities volunteer

Alzheimer’s Suppo...

If you have a caring empathetic nature, good communica...

KarenLinakerCEM

Phew, what a week, but at least only worked 38hrs, rat...

KarenLinakerCEM

Looking forward to this event, especially to meet with...
Middlewick House Open Garden

Middlewick House Open G...

        MIDDLEWICK HOU...

KarenLinakerCEM

Shouting loudly for the lovely village of #Cholderton,...

KarenLinakerCEM

As we are in #RefugeeWeek2022 - am shouting loudly and...
Community Library Volunteer

Community Library Volun...

Volunteers needed to help at Wilton Library We are ...
Community Library Volunteer

Community Library Volun...

Volunteers needed to help at Mere Library We are lo...