Position title
Wellbeing Volunteer
Reports to

Schools Youth Specialist Manager 

About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is a leading Surrey charity supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, manage their wellbeing and become resilient, enabling them to develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.

Description

We work with young people directly in schools and communities across Surrey and beyond, one-to-one, in groups and clubs – and with and through partners, supporting them to deliver services that improve young people’s physical and emotional wellbeing and mental health. We work in partnership with schools, communities, health & social care, and other organisations, because we believe that working together works. 

Lunch and After School Clubs: 

Our Youth Specialists deliver wellbeing activities in schools which include Wellbeing Ambassador training and activities, lunch and after school clubs. These comprise of a range of fun activities, games and topic led discussions in a safe environment. We are currently seeking volunteers to help support delivery of the following clubs: 

Wellbeing Lunch Club – A lunch club delivered at Fullbrook School for students, which includes fun activities and topic discussions.  

Wellbeing in Nature Lunch and After School Clubs – Lunch and After School Clubs delivered at Fullbrook School and Kings College, Guildford which include wellbeing in nature activities including gardening, mindfulness and connecting with others through the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. 

Role: 

We are looking for volunteers to join our Schools’ Team and support our young people in our clubs, during term time. The role involves: 

  • Engaging with young people to motivate, inspire and encourage potential. 
  • Listening and supporting young people, showing empathy and understanding, remaining non-judgmental and caring. 
  • Supporting the Youth Specialist with planning and delivering activities. 

Requirements for volunteering: 

  • Volunteer at least half a day per week. 
  • You will be required to complete a criminal records check (DBS) and provide two references. 

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential. 

Person Specification

We are looking for applicants that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm and fun and have a welcoming approach and personality. 

How to apply

Applications Eikon is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.

This role will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure check.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs.

 

Duration of employment
Flexible
Job Location
Across Surrey
Working Hours
4 or more hours a week, flexible across the week and depending on availability
Date posted
September 27, 2021
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