Big V Consent and booking 2021

Closed 17 Aug 2021

Opened 15 Jun 2021


The BIG ‘V’ Volunteering Residential is an opportunity for young people aged 13-17 in care in Essex, where you will volunteer at an event called the ‘Its My Life’ Activity Days and you will stay onsite overnight. Your role as a volunteer and role model will be to help run the activity days. The Its My Life Activity Days gives a chance for children and young people in care to experience the most amazing days filled with fantastic activities and you’ll be there to support and guide them every step of the way as they take on new challenges and gain new skills.


Some of your duties may include

  • Welcome speeches and closing speeches
  • Car park duty
  • Supporting signing people in
  • Supporting and encouraging children and young people in groups whilst they do activities (you may not get the opportunity to do the activities yourself).
  • Helping tidying up
  • Litter picking
  • Supporting lunch time activities
  • Serving up lunch
  • Carrying out social worker rocks video nominations


This year we are looking for 8-10 dedicated young people who have the following skills (please note we are not allocating by area):


  • A good team player
  • Good at listening to instructions
  • Self-motivated to carry out tasks as a team or on your own
  • Aware that you have a job to do and that this will not always be fun
  • Be able to communicate with people of all ages
  • Ability to work with people different from you
  • Be organised and be able to manage your time
  • Be able to problem solve
  • Not afraid to ask for help from others and staff members
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have a positive can do approach







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