VOYAGE – Youth Volunteer

Details of Organisation:

At VOYAGE we believe in engaging young people from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds in conversation and activities oriented around improving their quality of life as opposed to blanketed traditional teaching techniques, which may not be as effective in terms of discovery and generating solutions.

Based in Hackney Community College, Shoreditch Campus, VOYAGE is an educational and criminal justice charity and social enterprise set up to develop and transform the aspirations of our young black communities.

VOYAGE works with the hard to reach and hard to engage communities encouraging young people to develop themselves and their communities and promote a culture of respect, equality and justice.

Details of Volunteering Opportunity:

As a Youth Volunteer, tasks include:

  • Working with young people with higher and lower ability learning groups to assist with completing a workbook
  • Interact with the young people throughout the day
  • Helping tutors to supervise and support 14-15 year olds in a classroom and at break/lunch times
  • Share ideas, thoughts and opinions with the internal team

You will be asked to offer your time on biweekly Saturdays starting from Saturday 21st April.

Additionally, to supervise young people on a Residential Trip to Kent on Friday 6th – Sunday 8th April.

Interested Volunteers will be invited to Hackney Community College on Thursday 29th March.

Skills required:

  • DBS check needed – provided free of charge by Brunel Volunteers
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Leadership skills
  • Time management
  • Patience
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative

Additional benefits to the Volunteer:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Free meal on the day of volunteering
  • Volunteering activity will be recorded on your H.E.A.R transcript – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invite towards the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony.

Interested? Apply now!

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