Role Description and Person Specification
Role Playscheme Play volunteer
Responsible to Playscheme Co-ordinator
Hours Playscheme – 3 weeks in July/August, Tuesday-Friday, 9.45-12.45
Commitment can be flexible and will be agreed at interview.
DBS required Individual role will be risk assessed and DBS requirement will be confirmed at induction
To contribute positively to providing safe, creative and stimulating play and activities in a fun way to meet the needs of the children and young people accessing the service.
- To support the Playscheme Co-ordinator/Activity Planner in the running of the Playscheme.
- To work as a team with other volunteers, visitors and staff.
- To be alert to issues of safeguarding ensuring that the welfare and safety of children/young people attending the service is promoted and to report any areas of concern to the safeguarding officer using procedures detailed in the safeguarding policy.
- To follow all procedures, in line with policies, such as safeguarding, health & safety, manual handling and mobile phones
- To respect the confidentiality of children and their carers as set out in the Clubs policy
- To carry out all responsibilities and activities within an equal opportunities framework and promote equal opportunities within all aspects of the work- not imposing own values and beliefs on children/young people – an ability to appreciate and respect differences, race, gender etc.
- Lead groups of children in specific sports, games, crafts and learning activities, managing behaviour and adapting the activity to meet the needs of the group or individuals.
- To assist with the setting up of activities prior to the start of each session and to clean up/tidy in preparation of other centre users at the end of each session.
- To keep the centre tidy and safe during the sessions.
- Evaluate events/activities and contribute to the development of the club including making recommendations for change and development of activities.
- To attend relevant volunteer meetings and training where appropriate.
- To be a positive role model for children at all times.
- To undertake such other duties as may become necessary from time to time.
- To have fun and enjoy your volunteering experience!