Employment Training Support Volunteer


Summary

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to join the WoW team in changing the lives of disabled people through the world of work, education and volunteering.

Location

Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion | Wales

Time commitment

Each cohort will last seven weeks with two sessions per week. We will have a two week break in-between cohorts.

(Roughly five hours a week during cohorts)

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Andrew, a day centre user, with Ross, a volunteer

Role description

Working on Wellbeing

Working on Wellbeing is an employment training and support programme for disabled people in Wales. We will work with participants to develop a programme around their career goals and how you can achieve them, whether that be through employment, training, education, or volunteering.

The purpose of this role will be to support the employment coordinator in delivering starting line training as part of the “Working on Wellbeing” programme.

The role includes :

  • Assisting with setting up the venue and packing away
  • Greeting and registering participants
  • Leading small group icebreakers
  • Assisting individual participants who may need additional support through written work
  • Maintaining a friendly and approachable manner throughout the programme

Sessions may be delivered face to face or online dependant on participants needs.

Opportunity highlights

What personal development will you achieve?

  • You will gain skills in teamwork, acting on your own initiative and organisations which will help to enhance your CV
  • You will be liaising with a variety of staff from keyworkers to senior, enabling you to develop your professional communication skills
  • You will be supporting in the delivery of motivational speeches to small groups, allowing you to build up confidence in public speaking
  • You will have the opportunity to help scope the programme and bring long your own ideas
  • The team will be happy to provide a professional reference
  • You will have the choice to obtain professional training including MIDAS (Minibus training), Safeguarding and many more.

Requirements of Role:

  • Leonard Cheshire Induction Training
  • DBS Check
  • 2x References

Key qualities needed:

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Good IT Skills
  • Ability to drive/ travel if needed