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Youth Worker

Youth Worker
Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
Description of the role:

Supporting young disabled people to access a youth club that runs during the school holidays. You'll be working with 10 - 19 year olds with a variety of different needs. We need someone who can encourage, empower and enable our customers to participate in the activities. You might be playing sports, assisting with crafts or just sat having a chat with someone. It's a diverse role that can be adapted to suit individual skills and abilities. We provide tea for the young people so can utilise catering skills too!

We are looking for enthusiastic people who enjoy helping others. We're not looking for any specific skills although patience, tolerance and a sense of humour are good assets to have at your disposal! Ideally, we need people who can help from 4.00 - 8.00pm although will try to be flexible. This role is only on Tuesday's and/or Thursdays during school holidays.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

We offer basic health and safety induction, child protection training and access to disability awareness training.

Practical information:

The group meets from 4.30 - 7.30pm - we accept people who can volunteer for part of the session. You'll get your tea too!


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 14+, Age 15+, Age 16+, Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
Fairfax Community Centre
Fairfax Avenue
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 7RU
Last updated: 16.04.2018
Organisation Information

We are part of the Sport and Active Lifestyles team and advice and support on accessing sport, leisure and play activities at Harrogate Borough Council facilities. We also offer a range of specialist and inclusive sessions for disabled children and adults.