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by Sandwell Advocacy

Sandwell Advocacy Voice and Empowerment (SAVE!) gives a voice to children and young people experiencing difficulties with their mental health and/or behaviour. If you are passionate about the rights and needs of children and young people, and would like to support advocates in their role then this opportunity is for you!
The independent service supports children and young people to ensure that their rights are promoted and upheld; that their needs, wishes and aspirations are articulated, and they are listened to by those making decisions directly impacting on their lives. Full training and on-going support is provided.

Organisation description

We provide independent advocacy throughout Sandwell, promoting rights, voice and empowerment.

Accessibility

Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Experience gained

Volunteers will increase knowledge of young people’s needs, rights and choices and increase confidence to speak to adults, professionals and services. Increase skills in organising work load, task setting, telephone and administration. You will gain knowledge across many areas and services that are involved in young people’s lives. If you wish to pursue a career working with children this opportunity will be invaluable to you.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?

Yes

Minimum age

18+

Age focus

  • Primary School children
  • Secondary school age young people
  • Young adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime

Categories

  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

If you would like to express an interest in this volunteering opportunity please complete the details below, including a contact email address or phone number, and click ‘Send’. The organisation will then get in touch with you directly

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