Bryson Family Services (volunteers from listed countries only)


Bryson Family Services (volunteers from listed countries only)

Bryson Care

Lisburn, United Kingdom

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Project description

We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer from one of the countries listed to support the work of Bryson's Family Services. The main role for the volunteer will be within the Lisburn Bryson Sure Start project, supporting the Sure Start staff in working with children under the age of 4 and their parent(s) but there may be involvement in other projects. Main Volunteer Tasks: - Supporting staff in planning daily activities for the project - Assisting with the preparation of rooms, materials, refreshments - Assisting with planning, preparation and delivery of group work activities with children, young people and/or parent(s) - Assisting with developmental play activities with individual children - Assisting staff at home visits, especially through play activities with the children - Participating in team meetings, planning and other relevant meetings - Adhering to required policies and procedures - Other tasks as and when required

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Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will live in a shared house with EVS volunteers who are based in other projects. S/he will have their own bedroom and will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom. The house will be in South or East Belfast. Bryson EVS volunteers receive cash each week (£65) as food and pocket money and have access to cooking facilities in the volunteer house. The volunteer will live in Belfast and will travel each day by train to their project in Lisburn. The project pay for the train ticket.

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Training during the project

The volunteer will receive induction and orientation training on arrival. This will include practical information, including registration with the doctor and library. The volunteer will then go to their project where they will receive project specific and role related training. This will include relevant policies and procedures of the organisation and necessary training such as child protection. There may be opportunities for further role-related training throughout the placement, depending on what external and internal training is available.

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Volunteer profile

The volunteer MUST be from one of the countries listed - we are unable to accept volunteers from countries which are not listed. We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer with a keen interest in working with young children. Ideally the volunteer should have good English language skills from the beginning. Applications from male volunteers are especially welcome.

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How to apply

Please email mhegarty@brysongroup.org with: - full CV - full motivation letter which is specific to the project. Please state in the covering email that you are applying for the Bryson Sure Start placement

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Additional information

This placement is open ONLY to volunteers from the countries listed - volunteers from other countries can not be considered.
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Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
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This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2019


Project location

Lisburn United Kingdom


Looking for volunteers from

Italy, Portugal, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Hungary, Austria


Project topics

Access for disadvantaged

Health and wellbeing


Application deadline

Application deadline: 31/05/2018


Contact

Name: Mary Hegarty


Hosting organisation

Bryson Charitable Group

Belfast, United Kingdom


Sending organisation

Jugendwerk der AWO Wuerttemberg e.V.

Stuttgart, Germany


CONCORDIA

Lyon, France


ASOCIACION, CULTURAL, SOCIAL Y EDUCATIVA SEGUNDAS OPORTUNDADES

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain


XENA CENTRO SCAMBI E DINAMICHE INTERCULTURALI

PADOVA, Italy


aha Tipps und Infos für junge Leute

Ravensburg, Germany


Centre Régional Information Jeunesse Nouvelle-Aquitaine - site de Poitiers

POITIERS, France


FUNDACJA ROZWOJU SPOLECZENSTWA PRZEDSIEBIORCZEGO

WOLA, Poland


GAIA - Grupo de Acção e Intervenção Ambiental

Lisboa, Portugal


akzente Salzburg - Initiativen für junge Leute

Salzburg, Austria


INEX - SDRUZENI DOBROVOLNYCH AKTIVIT Z S

Praha, Czech Republic


Asociación para la Formación y Actividades Interculturales para la Juventud

Madrid, Spain


Coordinating organisation

Bryson Charitable Group

Belfast, United Kingdom