Interests

  • Children
  • Community Engagement
  • Disability
  • Families and Parenting
  • Young people

Activities

  • Creativity
  • Groups and clubs
  • Local events
  • Practical skills

Jesse's Place - Active Play aims to engage children and young people living on the autism spectrum in a variety of fun stimulating and engaging indoor and outdoor activities. Our Active Play club runs on Saturdays for 4 hours and also runs during school holidays. The activities in which we engage our children and young people are aimed at developing their communication, interaction and social skills as well as their team building and independent skills. We are seeking people from the ages of 18 upwards who are willing to volunteer their skills, talents and time towards making a positive impact in the lives of children and young people within our community as they work with them during in our Active Play Club.

What skills do I need?

Being Patient Being Active Sense of humour and fun loving Establish and maintain positive, supportive relationships with young people. Engage young people in indoor and outdoor activities. Support young people when engaged by staff or affiliate organisations. Good interaction skills especially working with children and young people with special needs. Sporting skills (desirable but not essential)

Interests

  • Children
  • Community Engagement
  • Disability
  • Families and Parenting
  • Young people

Activities

  • Creativity
  • Groups and clubs
  • Local events
  • Practical skills

Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
    We will pay for this.
  • Equal opportunities policy
    Available on request and also on our website.
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Up to £10 a day subject to expenses policy.
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
    Available on request and also on our website.
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    In our Volunteers Handbook

When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Availability Details

Week days required only during school holidays.

Location

Harris Garrard Academy
Yarnton Way
Erith, Thamesmead
DA18 4DW

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