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Arts and Crafts Facilitator Volunteer - Female Only (Brent, Hackney, Tower Hamlets)

Greater London (On-site)
London, Greater London
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

Are you passionate about Art and would like to facilitate weekly sessions for the children in our refuges? We are looking for passionate and committed female only volunteers to support our refuges during the summer holidays. During the school summer holidays, Hestia runs a six-week Summer Play Scheme providing activities and outings for mothers and their children across our refuges. Funded through generous donations from the public, the Summer Play Scheme provides women and children with a safe and supportive space to reconnect by having fun and sharing happy memories together as family.

What you will be doing

  • To facilitate weekly arts and crafts sessions for children
  • To use a range of skills and tools to make sessions interesting and fun for a range of ages.
  • To develop positive relationships with the children and women, maintain professional boundaries and keep accurate records.
  • To gather ideas and suggestions from service users to plan sessions

The skills you need

  • Experience of arts and/or crafts either in a professional, educational, or personal
  • Understanding of Domestic abuse and its impact on children and women
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with people from different backgrounds
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality

What's in it for you

  • Supporting You - You will have a dedicated volunteer supervisor to support you in your role; Quarterly volunteer forums with the central Volunteering team and volunteers across Hestia; References for job applications
  • Developing You - You will gain knowledge and insight into issues that impact Domestic Abuse, Modern Slavery and Mental Health; You will have access to our extensive Learning and Development Programme; 40% of our departed volunteers secured a paid role at Hestia last year!
  • Valuing You - We hold annual Volunteer Awards and Celebration events; We reimburse travel expenses and up to £5 for lunch for your volunteering; We hold social events and outings for our volunteers to get together and have some fun
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We deliver services across London as well as campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect the people we work with.

Posted on: 29 May 2024
Closed date: 07 June 2024 at 09:35
Tags: Social Care/Development