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Whiteinch Centre

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Our mission is to create and support a culture of volunteering at the Whiteinch Centre and the surrounding area.

Volunteer - Youth Program Assistant

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Closing date for applications is 28 Aug.

The Volunteer Summer Youth Program Assistant plays a pivotal role in shaping the experiences of young individuals in our community-focused initiatives. This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about youth development, enjoys working in dynamic environments, and is keen on making a meaningful impact in the lives of others.

As a Volunteer Youth Program Assistant, you will support the planning, execution, and evaluation of various programs designed to empower, educate, and entertain youth participants. This role offers the unique opportunity to contribute to the personal and social development of young people, fostering a positive, safe, and inclusive environment where they can thrive.

•Assist in the development and implementation of program curricula that cater to the interests and needs of youth participants, ranging from educational workshops to recreational activities.
•Facilitate engaging sessions that promote teamwork, leadership, and personal growth among participants.
•Provide mentorship and guidance to youth, serving as a positive role model and encouraging them to explore their potential.
•Coordinate with program staff and other volunteers to ensure events and activities are executed smoothly, adhering to established schedules and standards.
•Participate in training sessions and meetings to enhance your skills and understanding of youth development practices.
•Help in maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all participants, ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures.
•Offer administrative support when needed, including preparation of materials, registration of participants, and collection of feedback to assess program effectiveness.

Contact Name

Aily Thomson

Benefits to self

-Gain valuable experience in community engagement. -Develop a deeper connection with the community and make a tangible difference in the lives of community members. -Enhance communication, marketing, and organizational skills.

Benefits to others

Opportunity to be part of a supportive team dedicated to fostering a vibrant, inclusive community.



Training available

Volunteers receive thorough Induction and ongoing training that covers the mission, values, and specific tasks they will perform.

Hours per week


PVG required

  • TypeAdministration, Refugee & Asylum seeking people, BAME, Children, Health and Wellbeing, Social Enterprise / Community Interest Company, Young People

Employability skills

  • Leadership 0
  • Administration 0
  • Professional 0
  • Personal Development 0

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