Salary: Volunteer expenses will be available as per Greenbank’s volunteer policy.

Hours: Various

Closing date: Monday 19 July

 

Situated alongside picturesque Sefton Park in Liverpool, the Greenbank Project Charity, provides a variety of Educational and Sporting services for people from within and around the Liverpool City Region. We are particularly supportive of providing relevant opportunities for disabled people and other disadvantaged groups. It is exciting times for Greenbank as we are currently developing our strategy to take us through the next five years. Our vision is to transform lives through challenging perceptions and inspiring self-belief.

 

Job Purpose

Holiday Activity and Food Programme – July/August and October 2021

As part of the government-funded holiday activity and food (HAF) programme, over 90 providers across the city have been successful in securing funding to offer free sessions which include sports, music, arts and other exciting opportunities to learn and develop skills, as well as providing a healthy lunch and snacks to the participants. The HAF programme is designed for children who receive benefits-related free school meals but places are available for other children too.

The programme will be delivered over 6 weeks throughout the Summer and October half term holidays, 4 days per week (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday) – Volunteers are required to support 9-4pm daily. 

 

Programme Dates: (Week Commencing)

26 July, 2 August, 9 August, 16 August, 23 August, 25 October

Further information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/childrens-holiday-club-tickets-163154305921

To support the Activity Camps, Greenbank is looking to fill the following volunteer roles for the duration of the programme.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role will include the following tasks:

  • Supporting with registration of participants and welcoming
  • Supporting session delivery e.g. Sport, art & craft, cooking, music sessions
  • Equipment and room preparation/cleaning
  • Safety of camp participants including First Aid and Health and safety
  • Supervision of participants during lunch and allocated breaks
  • Supporting other areas as deemed required by the HAF Camp Co-ordinator

 

Additional vacancy details

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

How to apply

If you think you’d make a great Volunteer Camp Assistant on the HAF Programme, please send a letter of interest and CV to mark.palmer@greenbank.org.uk by no later than Monday 19 July 2021. Please also give your availability over the summer based on the session dates.

To discuss anything further, please contact Greenbank on 0151 733 7255 or call Mark Palmer directly on 07576275846. Please leave a message if you do not get a reply.

Investors in People
Disability Confident Leader