Purpose and aims of the role
Would you like to help children and young people be able to participate in activities to build their skills and confidence and let them have fun experiences? Could you spare a few hours a week? If the answer is yes we are currently looking for volunteers with experience to work alongside staff to provide time for activities which can help improve the health and social wellbeing of our young people.
Aberlour Options – Aberdeen works across a number of local authorities. We provide short-breaks to children with disabilities and their families, including overnight respite, day-care and community based outreach. As and when requested, we also provide support to young people in schools as well as in-house parenting advice and support.
The aim of Aberlour Options – Aberdeen is to develop and provide individualised support services for children and young people affected by disability and their families.
The service is provided to:
• Children and young people with disabilities
• Children and young people with complex needs
• Children and young people with challenging behaviours
• Looked after children and young people.
What will I be doing?
What skills can I bring to this role?
What qualities do I need?
When will I be needed?
You will be working with children and young people in Aberdeen.
What will I gain from the role?
What support will I be given?
You must be at least 18 years of age to undertake this volunteering role.
For all roles involving regulated work with children and/or protected adults, Aberlour will require the applicant to submit a PVG Scheme Record or a PVG Scheme Record Update application. This opportunity is subject to the completion of satisfactory references and successful registration on the PVG Scheme.