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Spotlight Outreach Support Volunteer

To volunteer as part of a small dedicated team who engage with the community to raise awareness about Spotlight. This is a role for passionate advocates of Spotlight’s ethos, goals and programme of activities.

Description of tasks

  • To take the time to learn about and understand Spotlight in detail
  • To assist staff in building relationships with other organisations
  • To arrange dates and times to visit community groups around Tower Hamlets
  • To consulting and gather feedback and recommendations from young people for service improvement purposes
  • To travel around Tower Hamlets using public transport
  • To give short and engaging talks about Spotlight with young people at lunch time periods at schools, colleges & Pupil Referral Units
  • To give out publicity materials to prospective young people and their families
  • To engage with and inform parents and carers with the aim to build a relationship of respect and trust.
  • To be part of the Spotlight team and to promote our ethos within Spotlight and externally.
  • To work within Spotlight’s policies and procedures.
  • To fulfil any other duties considered reasonable as directed by your supervisor and the Youth Work team.
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Requirements

We are looking for self-motivated and articulate volunteers who are passionate about the opportunities we have available for young people. You will be a confident presenter and be willing to travel around the borough.

Volunteering times: very flexible but we are looking for reliable volunteers who will turn up for a booking.

What can we offer?

  • We aim to provide a meaningful experience for you as a volunteer.
  • You will have a full induction followed by the right training and ongoing support.
  • You will have a named supervisor and there will be opportunities for regular feedback so you can track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals.
  • You will be prioritised for any further training we have on offer.
  • You will receive agreed ‘out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipts.
  • We will provide you with an honest reference regardless of how long you are with us.
  • We can promise a safe environment without discrimination and a supportive space to be in.

All volunteers will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and to supply references.