Job description

Would you enjoy sharing simple skills to build resilience to crisis across local communities?

We are looking for volunteers who are positive about educating adults, to lead virtual workshops. Our workshops encourage kind and inclusive communities who can cope with change and recover from adversity. This may include leading workshops on tackling loneliness, building confidence and the willingness to help in a first aid emergency.

Our volunteers?will be based at home,?delivering?short on-line workshops for groups of adults.?We are looking for people who are?available for either one morning, or one afternoon workshop a week?and able to volunteer in the role for at least 6 months.???

You will?need access to a reliable internet connection and a computer or laptop. (We are unable to provide equipment?for you).?

If you have previous experience that's great, but we can give full training and support if you are passionate about this and want to get involved.

Health and Safety Statement

We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety.

We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.

This role is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All successful applicants are asked to sign a criminal record declaration appropriate for the role.

If you have any questions before applying, please contact us at ?

More about this role

Volunteer role

Digital Education Workshop Facilitator (Adults)

Volunteer manager

BRC Manager

Where you will be based

Home

Why we want you

We need volunteers to lead short interactive on-line workshops to adult groups to encourage kind and inclusive communities The workshops include simple first aid, tackling loneliness and recovering from adversity, which aim to increase empathy as well as giving people the skills to cope and confidence to act in an emergency.

You will get the satisfaction of seeing people grow more confident and the knowledge that you have helped them to learn how to recover from adversity.

What you will be doing

  • Lead interactive on-line workshops for adult groups using digital tools e.g. Zoom or Teams.
  • Evaluate workshops using simple feedback methods.
  • Be observed once a year so that we can give you feedback on how you're doing.
  • Give honest feedback to improve our education products and workshops.

The skills you need

  • Willing to use digital tools to communicate with adult groups.
  • Access to a laptop or PC and an internet connection.
  • Experience of educating others would be helpful, but we welcome people who are passionate and want to develop their skills.
  • Responsible, organised, reliable, and able to work independently.
  • Adaptable and willing to try new digital education methods.
  • Able to lead virtual workshops and interact groups to support their learning.
  • Open to developing your skills and sharing your experiences with other volunteers.
  • Ideally able to deliver at least one workshop per week at various times and days depending on need of the group.

What's in it for you

  • The opportunity to make a real difference in people's lives
  • Meet new people and be part of a supportive and inclusive team
  • A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones
  • Free training and ongoing personal development
  • Refund of reasonable travel and expenses spent while volunteering and attending training
  • Ongoing support to progress and be successful in your role
  • Joining the world's largest humanitarian organisation

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Posted on: 11 June 2021
Closing date: 09 July 2021
Job ref: 19017
Tags: Vocational/Services
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