Volunteer Vacancies.

Community Fundraiser, Team Leader, various locations across Surrey
To help Eikon to transform young people’s lives by working with local Community Events Fundraisers (volunteers), to raise income and support from local communities.

A key member of the Eikon Fundraising Team, you will support fundraising volunteers across Surrey, who raise vital funds through organising events (for example, barn dances, quiz nights, cake sales, music recitals etc).  You will:

  • Support and encourage Community Events Fundraisers in their local communities, acting as a focal point at Eikon for these volunteers and assisting with their induction, training and development
  • Provide Community Events Fundraising volunteers with advice and information to help them plan events and activities, including helping to ensure that they follow relevant policies and guidelines (set out in Eikon’s Community Fundraising Pack)
  • Help to recruit new Community Events Fundraising volunteers in different areas, from different backgrounds
  • Maintain a database of events and activities
  • Keep financial records from fundraising events in accordance with Eikon policy
  • Liaise with other Eikon staff and volunteers, who deliver frontline services to young people, and finance and HQ fundraising staff
  • Be an ambassador and advocate for the Eikon charity
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Community Events Fundraiser, various locations across Surrey
To help Eikon to transform young people’s lives by raising income and support from the local community, through events such as barn dances, cake sales, quiz nights, music recitals etc.  You will:

  • Suggest and promote ideas to help raise funds
  • Organise events and activities to raise money (with others)
  • Help to find other people to volunteer with you in the local community to raise funds
  • Be an ambassador and advocate for The Eikon Charity in local community networks, building relationships with local groups, societies, businesses, faith organisations
  • Encourage and welcome new supporters for Eikon, who may be prepared to donate regularly
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Lunch Club, Term time only, various locations across Surrey
Eikon is a registered Charitable Company based in Surrey.
Our vision is to turn young people’s lives around by providing support and challenge through their pivotal teenage years.

As part of the lunch club team you would lead sessions having developed short activities in advance of the session.

Key areas of responsibility for role are:

  • Engage young people voluntarily and positively; motivate, inspire and encourage potential
  • Listen and support young people, showing empathy and understanding, remaining non-judgmental and caring
  • Role model confidence, honesty, integrity, commitment and sensitivity to young people
  • Ensure that all youth work is delivered in accordance with the youth work curriculum and all relevant policies and guidelines

This post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

 

1:2:1 Mentors

Eikon, a charity supporting young people aged 11-18 are looking for volunteers to join their successful mentoring scheme currently running in Surrey Heath.

Volunteer mentors offer support and form a positive one to one relationship with the young person who may be experiencing difficulties or who may want to make changes in their lives.

Mentors are matched with young people referred by schools or social services who are dealing with issues such as unstable family lives, low self- esteem, self- harming or anxieties over the their studies. They meet in school or a public place for an hour a week to talk about these issues.

Mentors should be able to volunteer for a minimum of two hours per week. Full training is provided. We are keen to hear from people from all ages and backgrounds.

 

Bus Driver
Eikon is a registered Charitable Company based in Surrey.

Our vision is to turn young people’s lives around by providing support and challenge through their pivotal teenage years.
Volunteer Bus Driver wanted for Spring/Summer (Old Dean session, Watchetts, Chobham) Both term time and holidays. These are volunteers who, after safety checks, will drive the bus to and from the community. Bus drivers will be required to have a clean driving license (Cat B before 1997), at least 25 years old, with at least 15 hours bus driving experience.

You will be required to complete a criminal records check (DBS) and provide two references.

 

Bus Manager
Eikon is a registered Charitable Company based in Surrey.

Our vision is to turn young people’s lives around by providing support and challenge through their pivotal teenage years.

We are looking for volunteers to join the team at youth clubs across Surrey Heath, Bagshot, Camberley and Deepcut.

We have a mobile Youth Centre – a Youth Centre in a bus! The bus will travel around Surrey Heath supporting our youth work activities.

We urgently need a volunteer to manage and look after the bus. This will include making sure that regular checks are completed and communicating when and where the bus is needed. Reliable and friendly, experience of driving a bus is desirable but not essential. Time commitment: 2-3 hours per week.

You will be required to complete a criminal records check (DBS) and provide two references.

 

Youth work volunteers
Eikon is a registered Charitable Company based in Surrey.

Our vision is to turn young people’s lives around by providing support and challenge through their pivotal teenage years.

We are looking for volunteers to join the team at youth clubs across Surrey Heath (See below for all youth centers recruiting)
Key areas of responsibility for role are:

  • Engage young people voluntarily and positively; motivate, inspire and encourage potential
  • Listen and support young people, showing empathy and understanding, remaining non-judgmental and caring
  • Role model confidence, honesty, integrity, commitment and sensitivity to young people
  • Ensure that all youth work is delivered in accordance with the youth work curriculum and all relevant policies and guidelines

Time commitment:  3 hours per week evening sessions.

This post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Surrey Heath youth Centre sessions:

  • The Hub, Deepcut 7-9.30pm Mondays (Term time only)
  • Old Dean Youth Centre 5.15-7pm Wednesdays (Term time only
  • Youth Council 5-6.30pm Thursdays(Term time only)
  • Watchetts/St Michaels Outreach at St Marys Church, Camberley 6/7.30pm Thursdays (Term time only)
  • Chobham Outreach, Chobham Community centre 5-6.30pm

 

 

 

To apply or ask any questions regarding the above vacancies, please contact us on info@eikon.org.uk or 01932 347434.

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