This opportunity takes place between 10 Dec 2018 and 26 Feb 2019. Closing date for applications is 18 Dec.
The Whiteinch centre is a community organisation that works with a diverse range of individuals in the West of Glasgow. We offer a range of educational and recreational groups for people of all ages and, create an inclusive environment which strengthens positive relationships with the local community, bringing new perspectives and encourage people from all walks of life to use our services.
As a Play Assistant you will already have experience working or volunteering alongside children. You will be given the opportunity to work as part of a team in the centre's After-school Care Project.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and who already has a knowledge and understanding of child care principles and practice. Volunteers will need to have good interpersonal skills, such as patience, a friendly manner, and the ability to communicate with children, young people, colleagues and other adults such as parents and carers.
Benefits to self
We offer training and travel expenses to support you in this position as well as an opportunity to Share what you enjoy about working with kids in addition to defining your professional experience. This is also a great opportunity for making new friends and being part of a team.
Benefits to others
The Whiteinch centre is a community organisation that works with a diverse range of individuals in the West of Glasgow. We offer a range of educational and recreational groups for people of all ages and create an inclusive environment to strengthen positive relationships with the local community.
Ongoing in-house training opportunities
Support and supervision details
Ongoing from the service manager and volunteer coordinator.