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Help us deliver fun, inspiring sessions for girls and young women.

by Girls Friendly Society (GFS)

Come and join our team to really make a difference to the lives of young women. Help run weekly sessions to make them feel supported, encouraged and ready to try new things. Current opportunities Cradley Heath and Smethwick.
You’ll be
• Helping plan and run activities for the girls, sharing ideas and creating a programme with fellow leaders
• Helping with First Aid or Food Hygiene in the group as needed
• Promoting the group
• Keeping the group environment safe and tidy
• Understanding GFS policy and procedures and follow them, especially safeguarding

Organisation description

To provide opportunities for girls and young women to develop their confidence, self-esteem, wellbeing and resilience.

Accessibility

Please discuss any access needs

Preferred skills

What makes an Activity Leader?
• Happy to be a supportive member of the volunteer team, helping out wherever needed and communicating with fellow volunteers about availability
• A passion for building the confidence of girls and young women through fun and inspiring activities
• Ideas for activities to run with girls or a willingness to learn about how to plan and run activities
• Willing to take a training course in First Aid or Food Hygiene
• Help with creating good relationships with parents through social media and face to face
• Help to report and safeguarding or wellbeing concerns to GFS staff as soon as possible

Experience gained

Working with children and running activities, working as part of a team, leadership skills

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

  • Evenings
  • Weekdays

Categories

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

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