Research Volunteer - Yusuf Youth Initiative

Yusuf Youth Initiative

Dundee, United Kingdom

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Activity description

The Yusuf Youth Initiative is a dynamic organisation nurturing leaders of tomorrow and providing enriching programmes that encourage young people to grow, strive and become change makers in a vibrant and changing society. YYI has a number of youth projects and works with young people aged 5-25 years. We offer local opportunities, with primary support aimed at but not limited to BME youth, who are our majority service users. We are looking to expand our services within the wider community by reaching out to schools and other organisations. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the voluntary sector. Day to day duties will include: • Visiting the YYI projects • Collecting feedback/information from young people and volunteers • Collecting feedback/information from staff members • Evaluate services • Look at ways to improve services

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation will be provided, this will be a private bedroom with a shared living area. Each week, you will receive a subsistence allowance of £75 which will be paid directly into your UK bank account this covers food allowances. If you do not already have a UK bank account, you will be helped to set one up when you arrive for your placement.

Training during the activity

You will gain an introduction to the Youth activities and improve your time management and organisational skills. You will gain an insight into working for a small charity organisation and the various community projects that run within it, and how they reach out to different groups and support them. There may also be a chance to attend events. You will undergo a volunteer induction process and obtain a free PVG disclosure check.

Participant profile

Reliable, Enthusiastic, Willingness to learn, PVG check, Observant, Attention to detail, enjoys working with children and young people

Activity dates

A total of 25 week(s) during the period 02/11/2020 to 03/05/2021


Activity location

DD2 3QF Dundee United Kingdom


Looking for participants from

Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy


Activity topics

Social challenges


Deadline for applications

No application deadline