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Leisure Volunteer

Location: Across Three Rivers District

Role:
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are willing to work with children, young people and adults on a voluntary basis. You will need to be flexible in your attitude and approach as you may work with varying age groups and on varying leisure activities in a relaxed and informal setting.

Volunteers may work at many different Leisure service sites:

  • Mill End Youth Project at William Penn Leisure Centre
  • Holiday Playschemes (Easter & Summer) across schools in the Three Rivers District
  • Play Rangers – open spaces & woodland areas in the Three Rivers District and at local schools
  • Croxley Green Skate Park
  • Two25 summer youth sports project
  • Working across the Sport, Art and Inclusive Leisure activities

You will receive full training and induction manuals detailing specific procedures.

Please see examples to the side of this advert of a ‘Typical day…’ to give insight on what projects the volunteer could get involved with.

Additional information:

We are committed to Safer Recruitment as this post involves contact with children, young people and adults at risk. Before we offer the volunteering post, the successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and two references. All convictions must be disclosed before interview.

Hours of work:

This is a volunteering post, therefore hours are dependent on the individual.

Training: The post holder will be required to complete the following mandatory training before starting their role:

  • Staff induction
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid

The volunteer must ensure that they are available for the training (training dates below).
Recruitment & training dates:

Please note of the recruitment & training dates below:

Application deadline: Ongoing

Interview week:
Monday 25th February – Friday 1st March 2019
Induction:
Monday 1st April 2019
Training dates: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 – Safeguarding, Wednesday 3rd April 2019 – Basic First Aid


Interview week:
Monday 3rd June – Friday 7th June 2019
Induction:
Monday 22nd July 2019
Training dates: 
Monday 15th July – Friday 26th August 2019


Please ensure you are available to attend the above dates in order to volunteer with us. Times will be confirmed closer to the date.

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert.

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council jobs@watford.gov.uk or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

Please click here to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community.