Chester le Street

We offer young people up to 19 years somewhere safe to meet and participate in activities that will build relationships, develop confidence, and foster learning. We also offer information, advice and guidance on a wide range of issues affecting young people.

We aim to:

To encourage young people to use their leisure time doing worthwhile and fun activities, leading to accreditation.
• To ensure that young people regardless of their ability either physical, learning or emotional needs are involved in projects.
• To support and encourage young people to become active members of their local community.

Skills & Qualities

Time management: the ability to meet deadlines and shift to new tasks.
Teamwork: the ability to work with others and cooperate.
Strong work ethic: the ability to self-motivate and remain focused on the volunteer work.
Leadership: the ability to guide and inspire others.
Compassion: the ability to empathise and care for others.
Communication: the ability to express and listen effectively.
Commitment: the ability to stick to the volunteer project or cause.
Problem-solving: the ability to find solutions and overcome challenges

When & Where?

Our sessions are held from Sacriston and Nettlesworth Monday to Friday from 3.30 pm until 7 pm. We occasionally hold family events on a weekend.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

We will provide you with all the training you need from session planning, health and safety, safeguarding and first aid. When you join you will receive a full induction program. If there are any specific training needs for our sessions we will provide this training for you.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering can provide a range of benefits, including1234:
A sense of purpose
A sense of community
Meeting new friends
Increased social skills
Improved self-esteem
Learning valuable skills
Job prospects

Other Information

There are many roles you could help us with including:
• Help with Toddlers, Children and Youth Sessions
• Cooking and preparing food
• Art and Crafts
• Marketing and Social Media
• DIY and Maintenance

Sacriston Youth and Community Project More information
Hours: We can offer from 1 hour 30 mins a week up to 10 hours per week. We are flexible and are happy to work with you on working hours. Type: Arts & Crafts, Administration/Office, Families/Parenting, Catering/Cooking, Children/Young People

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