Assisting in tutoring young people between the ages of 16 to 19. In some cases, this may also include pre-16-year-olds and up to 24 years old, depending on a learners needs. To act as a support to Catch22 tutors, both in a tutor role and as a classroom assistant or a learning mentor
Assisting learners to understand the subject matter they are learning and provide pastoral support when needed. 1:1 and small group work.
Ideally, this role will suit a retired tutor/teacher or anyone who had had experience working with young people or who are looking to work with young people and would like some additional experience.
Catch22 college is in Bishop Auckland. The student catchment area includes Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle, Crook, Shildon and outlying districts.. The volunteer would be required to attend 2 days per week. possibly more if the volunteer wished.
We value the contribution of volunteers and are committed to involving them in appropriate roles and in ways which encourage, support and develop volunteering. We will ensure that they are properly integrated into the organisational structure.
We will ensure our volunteers are adequately trained by relevant professionals in areas such as safeguarding to ensure both their safety and that of our service users. Volunteers are entitled to receive out of pocket expenses that reimburse the travel and direct activities related to their role.
Catch22 will demonstrate and celebrate the value they place on volunteers and volunteering. Our volunteers will be provided with effective leadership, support for their talent, simple and consistent processes and recognition for their support. Any training needed for the role applied for will be given and recorded as Career Path Development.
All volunteers whose work falls within the Disclosure Barring Service’s (DBS) definition of ‘regulated activity’, or whose role gives them access to the personal records of those with whom Catch22 works must have an enhanced DBS check before being given unsupervised access to service users and this must be renewed at least once every 3 years. This must be a new DBS check upon recruitment – ported DBS checks are not acceptable for volunteer roles.